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Podcast Profile: Armchair Opinions

podcast imageTwitter: @armchair_o@armchairjames (@armchair_o followed by 9 philosophers)
Site: armchairopinions.org
8 episodes
2020
Average episode: 58 minutes
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Categories: Interview-Style • Three+ Hosts

Podcaster's summary: Armchair Opinions is a blog where qualified philosophers – the Armchair Philosophers – answer questions asked by the public. Here, on the podcast, we take a closer look at some of those answers. Hosted by Alex Impey and Armchair Philosophers Carl Messenger and James Brown.

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List Updated: 2022-Dec-06 12:35 UTC. Episodes: 8. Feedback: @TrueSciPhi.

Episodes
2020-Oct-19 • 66 minutes
Is it wrong to be child-free by choice?
Alex, Carl and James question Laetitia Ramelet on her Opinion about whether it is wrong to be child-free by choice, by way of a 'classic Jimmy', Cruella de Vil's legs, and Alex's would-be eco-warrior wonderkid. And here's that 'Femme Fatale' video we discussed. --- Armchair Opinions is a blog where qualified philosophers – the Armchair Philosophers – answer questions asked by the public. Here, on the podcast, we take a closer look at some of those answers. Hosted by Alex...
2020-Oct-05 • 60 minutes
If I got myself cloned, would my identity still be my own?
Alex, Carl and James question Giacomo Figà Talamanca on his Opinion about cloning and identity, by way of soul GPS, murder machines, and clone infidelity. And it was Princess Elisabeth of Bohemia (not Queen Christina of Sweden) who posed the interaction problem for Descartes. (But Descartes did also have a famous correspondence with Queen Christina, so we will forgive Giacomo.) --- Armchair Opinions is a blog where qualified philosophers – the Armchair Philosophers – answer questions asked by the public. He...
2020-Sep-21 • 60 minutes
Does it matter if aliens exist?
Alex, Carl and James question Dan Garner on his Opinion about whether it matters if aliens exist, by way of the meaning of life, the Pope's telescope, and alien Graham Norton. And here's that 'Great Filter' video we mentioned. --- Armchair Opinions is a blog where qualified philosophers – the Armchair Philosophers – answer questions asked by the public. Here, on the podcast, we take a closer look at some of those answers. Hosted by Alex Impey and Armchair Philosophers Carl Messenger and ...
2020-Sep-07 • 53 minutes
Does self-improvement come at the cost of being true to oneself?
Alex, Carl and James question Michael Gregory on his Opinion about whether self-improvement comes at the cost of being true to oneself, by way of Crunchwrap Supremes, Carl in shorts that barely fit him, and Keith the euthanasia dealer. And the author of that book, The Divided Self, was in fact R. D. Laing. --- Armchair Opinions is a blog where qualified philosophers – the Armchair Philosophers – answer questions asked by the public. Here, on the podcast, we take a closer look at some of those answers. Hoste...
2020-Aug-24 • 60 minutes
Why do we enjoy watching scary movies?
Alex, Carl and James question Mark Rainey on his Opinion about why we enjoy watching scary movies, by way of ham sandwiches, rollercoasters, and consuming universes. --- Armchair Opinions is a blog where qualified philosophers – the Armchair Philosophers – answer questions asked by the public. Here, on the podcast, we take a closer look at some of those answers. Hosted by Alex Impey and Armchair Philosophers Carl Messenger and James Brown.You can watch our recording sessions on our YouTube channel, join the...
2020-Aug-08 • 53 minutes
Why do the things we love hurt us the most?
Alex, Carl and James question Kamila Kwapinska on her Opinion about why the things we love – wine, for instance – hurt us the most, by way of Romeo and Juliet, philautia, and kissing Klopp. --- Armchair Opinions is a blog where qualified philosophers – the Armchair Philosophers – answer questions asked by the public. Here, on the podcast, we take a closer look at some of those answers. Hosted by Alex Impey and Armchair Philosophers Carl Messenger and James Brown.You can watch our recording sessions on our Y...
2020-Jul-27 • 56 minutes
Does a lack of ego make us lazy?
Alex, Carl and James question Bram Vaassen on his Opinion about whether a lack of ego makes us lazy, by way of Bible-licking children, lizard-people, and Donald Trump’s derrière. --- Armchair Opinions is a blog where qualified philosophers – the Armchair Philosophers – answer questions asked by the public. Here, on the podcast, we take a closer look at some of those answers. Hosted by Alex Impey and Armchair Philosophers Carl Messenger and James Brown.You can watch our recording sessions on our YouTube chan...
2020-Jul-14 • 53 minutes
Is a hot dog a sandwich?
Alex, Carl and James question Carl Messenger on his Opinion about whether a hot dog is a sandwich, by way of ice cream, heaven, and cyborgs. --- Armchair Opinions is a blog where qualified philosophers – the Armchair Philosophers – answer questions asked by the public. Here, on the podcast, we take a closer look at some of those answers. Hosted by Alex Impey and Armchair Philosophers Carl Messenger and James Brown.You can watch our recording sessions on our YouTube channel, join the conversation yourself on...