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Podcast Profile: Philosophy 247

podcast imageTwitter: @DavidEdmonds100 (followed by 311 philosophers)
Site: www.philosophy247.org
50 episodes
2016 to present
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Categories: Interview-Style

Podcaster's summary: David Edmonds interviews leading philosophers about moral issues that affect us 24/7.

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List Updated: 2022-Aug-10 11:32 UTC. Episodes: 50. Feedback: @TrueSciPhi.

Episodes
2022-Jul-06
The Pivotal Generation
Why is this the Pivotal Generation?
2021-Mar-19
Microaggression
What is a microaggression?
2020-Oct-25
Sport and Sex
Should men and women compete separately in sport.
2020-Sep-14
The future of privacy
Our phones, our fitbits, our social media use, our internet searches, are all providing information about us
2020-Jul-12
How should humans relate to animals?
Can we betray an animal's trust in us?
2020-Jul-12
Can saving an important building ever be worth a life?
How far should we go to protect a building?
2020-Jun-12
Enhancing Human Beings
What are the ethics of genetic enhancement?
2020-Jan-20
A world without work
How we will find meaning when machines take our jobs.
2019-Oct-05
Political Disagreement
Why do we disagree about political facts not just opinions?
2019-Aug-19
Responsibility and Justice
Should the lifestyle choices we make affect our right to treatment?
2019-Aug-04
Doctors and their conscience!
Should a doctor say NO on conscience?
2019-Jul-21
Responsibility and effort
What is the link between responsibility and effort?
2019-Jul-07
Responsibility and Addiction
Are addicts responsible for harming their health?
2019-Jun-24
Paternalism and public health challenges to patient autonomy
Should patient autonomy always be respected?
2019-Jun-10
Eating Responsibly
Should obese people be held responsible for being overweight?
2019-Mar-19
Democracy
How can we save democracy?
2018-Dec-02
Lookism
Francesca Minerva says discrimination based on looks is a serious problem.
2018-Oct-15
Intellectual Arrogance
Are we becoming incapable of respecting other people's opinions?
2018-Aug-02
How neo-liberalism has twisted liberalism
Does neo-liberalism continue the values of classical liberalism?
2018-May-25
Should we pay reparations for wrongs committed in the past?
Are African Americans owed reparations for the enslavement of their ancestors?
2018-Apr-17
Is Life Without Meaning?
Do you ever get the feeling that life is meaningless?
2018-Mar-13
Are we becoming too preoccupied with beauty?
Society expects us to conform to standards of beauty more than ever - says Heather Widdows.
2018-Feb-13
Are there benefits to Psychedelic Drugs?
An intellectual trip with Ole Martin Moen.
2018-Jan-16
Robot Love
Can robots fall in love?
2017-Dec-12
Evolution and Cooperation
Why do some animals behave in altruistic ways? With Jonathan Birch.
2017-Nov-20
Sacred Places and Traditions
What is so sacred that it deserves special protection?
2017-Oct-20
Resistance to Change
Change can disturb our peaceful existence - are we right to resist it? With Quassim Cassam.
2017-Oct-09
Indirect Discrimination
Can discrimination be subtle and indirect, as in Aesop's fable of the fox and the stork?
2017-Sep-11
Male Circumcision
Should we ban male circumcision?
2017-Aug-13
Do victims have obligations too?
Are you a victim of crime? What are YOUR obligations?
2017-Jul-10
Profiling
Profiling is commonplace? But is it ethical?
2017-Jun-19
Who can join the political community?
Not everyone has access to the same rights in a democratic country. Are our ideas of political membership changing in a globalised world? With Seyla Benhabib.
2017-Jun-04
Why Care about Privacy?
Is privacy really a fundamental value? With Annabelle Lever.
2017-May-17
Robots and Retribution
Who will we blame in the future?
2017-Apr-22
How Unfairness Drives Us Crazy
Dr. Molly Crockett on whether we are hard-wired to reject an unfair deal.
2017-Apr-04
Citizenship Tests
Thom Brooks says that citizenship tests are often absurd
2017-Mar-21
The Just Riot?
Avia Pasternak argues that some political riots are justified.
2017-Feb-27
The State and Marriage
Should a state with liberal values recognise marriage?
2017-Feb-07
Creativity and Character
Matthew Kieran on the character traits of a person who is super-creative.
2017-Jan-18
Are We Biased About Love?
Does romance makes us irrationally optimistic about our chances of happiness? And if so, is that a good or a bad thing?
2017-Jan-04
Self Defence
How far can we go in self defence? And are some civilians legitimate targets in war?
2016-Dec-16
Universal Human Rights
Michael Ignatieff says that alluding to abstract principles around ‘human rights’ is not nearly as effective in persuading people to be generous towards strangers as appealing to their instincts of decency and hospitality.
2016-Nov-22
Why Worry about Class?
Holly Lawford Smith on class privilege and obligations.
2016-Nov-06
Should we care about debt?
Alex Douglas on the morality of debt and obligations.
2016-Oct-16
Super Intelligence
Nick Bostrom on machines that are becoming super intelligent.
2016-Sep-20
Love and Attraction
The Philosophy of Love and Attraction. Interview with Anders Sandberg.
2016-Sep-20
Love and Attraction
The Philosophy of Love and Attraction. Interview with Anders Sandberg.
2016-Sep-07
What's Wrong With Passive Aggression?
Rebecca Roache gives a cool-headed appraisal of a round-about way of showing hostility.
2016-Sep-07
What's Wrong With Passive Aggression?
Rebecca Roache gives a cool-headed appraisal of a round-about way of showing hostility.
2016-Sep-07
What's Wrong With Passive Aggression?
Rebecca Roache gives a cool-headed appraisal of a round-about way of showing hostility.