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Podcaster's summary: Welcome to Premise Podcast. This is your host Angelos Sofocleous. | | In this podcast, I will be inviting a fellow philosopher each week to discuss a topic in an area of philosophy, including, but not limited to, metaphysics, ethics, phenomenology, aesthetics, epistemology, philosophy of religion, philosophy of language, and environmental philosophy. The podcast will also feature conversations related to politics, religion, and society. | | The name of the podcast, Premise Podcast, signifies what the podcast is about: Introducing, challenging, and contrasting different premises before reaching any conclusion - if we are going to reach a conclusion. Sometimes, the conclusion might just be that a conclusion is unreachable. | | This podcast will offer the opportunity to the public to explore and understand complex concepts in philosophy which will be presented in a clear and intelligible manner. | | I am grateful that you are joining me on this quest to make philosophy public and I hope that this podcast will promote fruitful discussions and provide you with the opportunity to enrich your knowledge of philosophy. | | Twitter: /PremisePodcast | | Facebook: /PremisePodcast | | Soundcloud: https://www.soundcloud.com/premisepodcast | | You can also find the podcast on Google Podcasts, iTunes, and Spotify. | | Email: [email protected] | | Please consider supporting Premise Podcast on Patreon to help bring philosophy to the public, and also enjoy all the benefits of becoming a patron for Premise Podcast | | Patreon: https://www.patreon.com/premisepodcast
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#18 Agency and Responsibility - Professor Pamela Hieronymi
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