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Podcast Profile: Out of the Vat

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Site: www.lse.ac.uk/philosophy/out-of-the-vat
10 episodes
2019 to 2021
Average episode: 32 minutes
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Categories: Interview-Style

Podcaster's summary: Philosophers’ work and philosophers’ lives, both inside and outside of philosophy. Brought to you by the Department of Philosophy, Logic and Scientific Method, the Centre for Philosophy of Natural and Social Science, LSE, and the Forum for Philosophy.

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

Episodes
2021-Nov-10 • 42 minutes
Out of the Vat #10 – Ann-Sophie Barwich
Ann-Sophie Barwich is an Assistant Professor at Indiana University Bloomington, specialising in the philosophy of olfaction. In this episode we talk to Ann-Sophie about smell, Star Trek and the German punk band Die Toten Hosen...
2021-Aug-10 • 37 minutes
Out of the Vat #9 – Lucy Campbell
Lucy Campbell is Assistant Professor of Philosophy at the University of Warwick, specialising in epistemology and philosophy of mind. In this episode, we talk to Lucy about self-knowledge, sheepdogs, and pinhole photography...
2020-Nov-10 • 46 minutes
Out of the Vat #8 – David Papineau
David Papineau is Professor of Philosophy of Science at King's College London. In this episode, David discusses causes and correlations, worrying about branching universes, and the problem with "brilliance"...
2020-Jun-26 • 31 minutes
Out of the Vat #7 – Philip Goff
Philip Goff is Assistant Professor of Philosophy at Durham University. In this episode, Philip discusses everything from panpsychism and the problem of consciousness to Philip Pullman and talking philosophy on the high seas…
2020-Apr-07 • 35 minutes
Out of the Vat #6 – Mahon O’Brien
Mahon O’Brien is a Senior Lecturer in Philosophy at the University of Sussex. He specialises in phenomenology. In this episode we speak to Mahon about Heidegger, horse racing, and his obsessive adolescent listening habits…
2020-Feb-04 • 17 minutes
Out of the Vat #5 – Heather Widdows
Heather Widdows is John Ferguson Professor of Global Ethics and Deputy Pro-Vice Chancellor Research at the University of Birmingham. In this episode we talk to Heather about beauty, choice, and re-reading Twilight…
2019-Nov-12 • 33 minutes
Out of the Vat #4 – Brian Glenney
Brian Glenney specialises in the philosophy of perception, with a specific interest in Molyneux's Question. In this episode we talk to Brian about perception, illusion and (literally) seeing the world through the eyes of another being…
2019-Sep-03 • 18 minutes
Out of the Vat #3 – Katherine Furman
Katherine Furman is a Philosopher of Public Policy at University College Cork – soon to move to the University of Liverpool. In this episode Katherine talks about AIDS denialism, expertise and growing up in South Africa…
2019-Jun-25 • 32 minutes
Out of the Vat #2 – Richard Ashcroft
Richard Ashcroft is Professor of Bioethics and Deputy Head of the Department of Law at Queen Mary University of London. In this episode, Richard discusses his recent work on utopias, his love of trains, and "the other Richard Ashcroft"…
2019-May-07 • 29 minutes
Out of the Vat #1 – Steven French
Steven French is a Professor of Philosophy of Science at the University of Leeds. In this episode, Steven discusses his current interest in phenomenological approaches to quantum mechanics, and recounts his early forays into art-rock journalism...