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Podcast Profile: The Popperian Podcast

podcast imageTwitter: @JedLeaHenry (followed by 2 philosophers)
Site: popperian-podcast.libsyn.com
20 episodes
2020 to present
Average episode: 89 minutes
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Categories: Interview-Style

Podcaster's summary: Interviewing academics, professionals and other experts, The Popperian Podcast is a monthly podcast where Jed Lea-Henry looks into the philosophy and life of Karl Popper.

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List Updated: 2022-Aug-19 11:33 UTC. Episodes: 20. Feedback: @TrueSciPhi.

Episodes
2022-Aug-14 • 67 minutes
The Popperian Podcast #20 – Susan Blackmore – ‘Memes - Rational, Irrational, Anti-Rational’
This episode of the Popperian Podcast features an interview that Jed Lea-Henry conducted with Susan Blackmore. They speak about her book , and David Deutsch’s anti-rational meme hypothesis from his book . Susan Blackmore is a psychologist, lecturer...
2022-Jul-31 • 106 minutes
The Popperian Podcast #19 – Joseph Agassi – ‘Rules of the Game’
This episode of the Popperian Podcast features an interview that Jed Lea-Henry conducted with Joseph Agassi. They speak about the place for argument and debate, how criticism should and should not look, why so much of this energy is futile and why we...
2022-Jun-29 • 89 minutes
The Popperian Podcast #18 – Joseph Agassi – ‘Karl Popper’s Hopeful Monsters’
This episode of the Popperian Podcast features an interview that Jed Lea-Henry conducted with Joseph Agassi. They speak about Joseph’s background as a student of Karl Popper, his life and his philosophy, his interactions with people such as Imre...
2022-May-06 • 90 minutes
The Popperian Podcast #17 – Rafe Champion – ‘Karl Popper’s Social Turn’
This episode of the Popperian Podcast features an interview that Jed Lea-Henry conducted with Rafe Champion. They speak about the social (institutional) theme within Karl Popper’s philosophy of science as well as his approach to politics. Popper...
2022-Feb-06 • 63 minutes
The Popperian Podcast #16 – Michael Ignatieff – ‘Finding Consolation in Truth’
This episode of the Popperian Podcast features an interview that Jed Lea-Henry conducted with Michael Ignatieff. They speak about Michael’s new book On Consolation: Finding Solace in Dark Times, and the important role that truth plays in...
2022-Jan-24 • 98 minutes
The Popperian Podcast #15 – Jagdish Hattiangadi – ‘Defending Baconian Induction’
This episode of the Popperian Podcast features an interview that Jed Lea-Henry conducted with Jagdish Hattiangadi. They speak about the induction of Francis Bacon, why Karl Popper and Thomas Kuhn rejected it, how this rejection was based on a...
2021-Dec-20 • 96 minutes
The Popperian Podcast #14 – Anthony O'Hear – ‘Whiffs of Induction’
This episode of the Popperian Podcast features an interview that Jed Lea-Henry conducted with Anthony O'Hear. They speak about Anthony’s book ‘Karl Popper: The Arguments of the Philosophers’, and its central claim that: “Popper’s attempt to...
2021-Oct-25 • 100 minutes
The Popperian Podcast #13 – Ken Gemes – ‘Karl Popper vs. Friedrich Nietzsche’
This episode of the Popperian Podcast features an interview that Jed Lea-Henry conducted with Ken Gemes. They speak about the philosophy of Friedrich Nietzsche, how that philosophy intersects and diverges with the philosophy of Karl Popper, what both...
2021-Sep-01 • 85 minutes
The Popperian Podcast #12 – Jonathan Rauch – ‘The Constitution of Knowledge’
This episode of the Popperian Podcast features an interview that Jed Lea-Henry conducted with Jonathan Rauch. They speak about Jonathan’s books Kindly Inquisitors: The New Attacks on Free Thought and The Constitution of Knowledge: A Defense of...
2021-Jul-28 • 66 minutes
The Popperian Podcast #11 – David Edmonds – ‘Wittgenstein's Poker’
This episode of the Popperian Podcast features an interview that Jed Lea-Henry conducted with David Edmonds. They speak about David’s book Wittgenstein's Poker: The Story of a Ten-Minute Argument Between Two Great Philosophers. Blurb: “On October...
2021-Jun-25 • 83 minutes
The Popperian Podcast #10 – Richard Landes – ‘Deutsch's Theory of the Pattern - The Widespread Compulsion to Legitimise Hurting Jews’
This episode of the Popperian Podcast features an interview that Jed Lea-Henry conducted with Richard Landes. They speak about the history of antisemitism, its unique characteristics and intensity throughout centuries and millennia, the strange...
2021-Jun-14 • 106 minutes
The Popperian Podcast #9 – Jeremy Shearmur – ‘Karl Popper, Friedrich Hayek and the Future of Liberalism’
This episode of the Popperian Podcast features an interview that Jed Lea-Henry conducted with Jeremy Shearmur. They speak about the time that Jeremy spent working with Karl Popper at the London School of Economics, the seeds of classical liberalism...
2021-May-31 • 77 minutes
The Popperian Podcast #8 – James Kierstead – ‘New Zealand and the Authoritarianism of Plato’
This episode of the Popperian Podcast features an interview that Jed Lea-Henry conducted with James Kierstead. They speak about Karl Popper’s work The Open Society and Its Enemies, the years that Popper spent in New Zealand writing this book, what...
2021-May-24 • 89 minutes
The Popperian Podcast #7 – Oseni Taiwo Afisi – ‘Karl Popper and Africa’
This episode of the Popperian Podcast features an interview that Jed Lea-Henry conducted with Oseni Taiwo Afisi. They speak about Karl Popper’s book The Open Society and Its Enemies, the ideas and history behind the work, the place for the Open...
2021-Apr-11 • 95 minutes
The Popperian Podcast #6 – Steve Fuller – ‘Karl Popper vs. Thomas Kuhn’
This episode of the Popperian Podcast features an interview that Jed Lea-Henry conducted with Steve Fuller. They speak about Steve’s book Kuhn Vs. Popper: The Struggle for the Soul of Science, how Karl Popper and Thomas Kuhn each regarded the...
2021-Mar-31 • 103 minutes
The Popperian Podcast #5 – Maarten Boudry – ‘Diagnosing Pseudoscience - Why the Demarcation Problem Matters’
This episode of the Popperian Podcast features an interview that Jed Lea-Henry conducted with Maarten Boudry. They speak about how we distinguish between science and pseudoscience (otherwise known as the demarcation problem), Karl Popper’s famous...
2021-Feb-21 • 71 minutes
The Popperian Podcast #4 – Robin Attfield – ‘Pre-echoes of Popper - Xenophanes and Parmenides’
This episode of the Popperian Podcast features an interview that Jed Lea-Henry conducted with Robin Attfield. They speak about the life and work of the pre-Socratic philosophers Xenophanes and Parmenides, how Xenophanes in particular has been unjustly...
2021-Jan-27 • 114 minutes
The Popperian Podcast #3 – Nicholas Maxwell – ‘More Popperian than Popper’
This episode of the Popperian Podcast features an interview that Jed Lea-Henry conducted with Nicholas Maxwell. They speak about Karl Popper’s scientific method, what Maxwell’s disagreements with Popper are, the difference between bare and dressed...
2021-Jan-05 • 96 minutes
The Popperian Podcast #2 – Matteo Collodel – ‘Karl Popper vs. Paul Feyerabend’
This episode of the Popperian Podcast features an interview that Jed Lea-Henry conducted with Matteo Collodel. They speak about the role that Karl Popper and critical rationalism played in the intellectual development of Paul Feyerabend, the nature of...
2020-Nov-29 • 92 minutes
The Popperian Podcast #1 – David Deutsch – ‘Karl Popper and the Beginning of Infinity’
This episode of the Popperian Podcast features an interview that Jed Lea-Henry conducted with David Deutsch. They speak about the history of humanity and philosophy, epistemology and the problem of discovering truth, failed attempts to solve this such...