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Podcast Profile: The Philosopher's Nest

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Site: www.philosophersnest.com
14 episodes
2022
Average episode: 20 minutes
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Podcaster's summary: The Philosopher's Nest is a podcast created by Kyle van Oosterum and Lewis Williams, two graduate students in philosophy at the University of Oxford. Our podcast is dedicated to showcasing the work, insights, and experiences of graduate students in philosophy. In each episode we talk with a different graduate philosophy student about their research and their views on the discipline of philosophy as it is practised today.

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List Updated: 2022-Aug-10 11:32 UTC. Episodes: 14. Feedback: @TrueSciPhi.

Episodes
2022-Aug-08 • 15 minutes
S1E13 - Mary Peterson on Spinoza and Sexual Harassment in Academia
Mary Peterson is a PhD student at the University of Hamburg. We'll be talking about her research on Spinoza and free will, as well as her thoughts on the problem of sexual harassment in academia. If, after listening, you'd like to get in touch with Mary, you can email her at: [email protected] | Find out more at http://www.philosophersnest.com
2022-Jul-25 • 19 minutes
S1E12 - Mira Hannegard on Swedish PhD Programmes, Social Epistemology, and Quitting Her PhD
| Today we're going to be joined by Mira Hannegard,a former PhD student at the University of Uppsala. We'll be talking about her experiences as a graduate student at a Swedish PhD programme, her research on social epistemology and mansplaining, as well as her decision to quit her PhD programme. If, after listening, you'd like to get in touch with Mira, you can email her at [email protected] | Find out more at http://www.philosophersnest.com
2022-Jul-11 • 28 minutes
S1E11 - Casey Landers on Parenting during the PhD, Perception, and the Job Market
Casey Landers is a PhD student soon to graduate from the University of Miami. We'll be talking about her experiences raising a family as a graduate student, her research on the philosophy of perception and its relation to sexism, and going on the academic job market. If, after listening, you'd like to get in touch with Casey, you can email her at [email protected] | Find out more at http://www.philosophersnest.com
2022-Jun-27
S1E10 - Jack Beaulieu on Sanskrit Philosophy and Neurodiversity
| Jack Beaulieu is a PhD student at the University of Toronto. We'll be talking primarily about his research in Sanskrit philosophy, advice on publishing in non-western philosophical traditions, and neurodiversity in the field of philosophy. If, after listening, you’d like to get in touch with Jack, you can email him at [email protected] | Find out more at http://www.philosophersnest.com
2022-Jun-13 • 24 minutes
S1E9 - Emily Lawson on Indian Philosophy, Death, and Imagination
Emily Lawson is a PhD student at the University of British Columbia. We'll be talking primarily about her research in Indian philosophy and its relationship to Western Philosophy with respect to the philosophy of imagination and the philosophy of death. If, after listening, you’d like to get in touch with Emily, you can email her at [email protected] or you can follow her on Twitter @emilylawsonpoet. | Find out more at http://www.philosophersnest.com
2022-Jun-06
S1E8 - Riana Popat on Outreach, Mental Health and Metaethics, and the Value of Philosophy
Today we're joined by Riana Popat, a PhD student at the University of Nottingham. We’ll be talking about her experiences in teaching and particularly in outreach, her research on the relationship between metaethics and mental health, and her thoughts on the value of philosophy. If, after listening, you’d like to get in touch with Riana, you can email her at [email protected] We also have a transcript available here if you want to read along. | Find out more at http://www.philosophersnest.com
2022-May-09
S1E7 - Alexandra Gustafson on Love, Public Philosophy, and Disabilities in Academia
Alexandra Gustafson is a graduate philosophy student at the University of Toronto. We’ll be talking about Alexandra's work on the philosophy of love, her experiences writing public philosophy, and her thoughts on managing and accommodating disabilities in academia. If, after listening, you’d like to get in touch with Alexandra, you can email her at [email protected], and Alexandra is also active on Twitter at @alexxguss. | Find out more at http://www.philosophersnest.com
2022-Apr-25 • 24 minutes
S1E6 - Tomy Ames on Taking Time Out of Academia, Aphantasia, and Interdisciplinary PhD Programs
Tomy Ames is a graduate student in the Philosophy, Neuroscience and Psychology (PNP) program at Washington University in St Louis (WUSTL). We’ll be talking about Tomy’s transition from a career in business to graduate philosophy, his experiences in the PNP program at WUSTL, and his research on aphantasia and episodic memory. If, after listening, you’d like to get in touch with Tomy, you can find his email address listed on his website: www.tomyames.com, and Tomy is also active on Twitter at @tomyames. | Fin...
2022-Apr-11 • 17 minutes
S1E5 - Virginie Simoneau-Gilbert on Animal Ethics, Rhodes Scholarships, and Public Philosophy
Virginie Simoneau-Gilbert is a graduate philosophy student at the University of Oxford. We’ll be talking about her research in animal ethics, applying for a Rhodes Scholarship, and her experiences with public philosophy. If, after listening, you'd like to get in touch with Virginie, you can find her email address listed on her website: www.virginiesimoneaugilbert.com. | Find out more about our podcast at www.philosophersnest.com. | Find out more at http://www.philosophersnest.com
2022-Mar-28 • 25 minutes
S1E4 - Eric Shoemaker on Grad Life at UToronto, Political Random Selection, and Philosophy Conferences
Eric Shoemaker is a graduate student at the University of Toronto. We’ll be talking about Eric’s background in philosophy and his extensive experience presenting at conferences, as well as his research on random selection in democratic representation. If, after listening, you’d like to get in touch with Eric, you can reach him at [email protected] | Find out more at www.philosophersnest.com | Find out more at http://www.philosophersnest.com
2022-Mar-14 • 24 minutes
S1E3 - Emma Curran on Doing 'Less than Best' and the Practical Relevance of Philosophy
| Emma Curran is a graduate philosophy student at the University of Cambridge. Her research focuses on the ethics of 'doing less than best' and how that maps onto our obligations to future people. In this episode, we discuss her research as well as her views on the practical relevance of philosophy. | You can learn more about Emma's research on her website www.emmajcurran.co.uk or get in contact at [email protected] | Find out more at http://www.philosophersnest.com
2022-Mar-14 • 19 minutes
S1E2 - Jen Semler on AI, Icelandic Studies, Women in Philosophy, and Publishing
Jen Semler is a graduate philosophy student at the University of Oxford. Jen's research is focussed on the moral status of AI and population ethics. In this episode, we discuss Jen's work on AI and moral agency, her experiences studying Medieval Icelandic Literature, her experiences as a woman in philosophy, and her thoughts on publishing as an incoming graduate student. | You can find Jen at www.jensemler.com, on Twitter at @jensemler, or via email at [email protected] | Find out more at http...
2022-Mar-14 • 25 minutes
S1E1 - Jordan Scott on Applying to UK & US Grad Programs, Race, and Publishing
| Jordan Scott is a graduate philosophy student at Rutgers University. Jordan's research is focussed on the philosophy of race, epistemic normativity, and the relationship between the two. In this episode, we discuss Jordan's experiences as a British student studying in the USA, his work on defining racism, and his experiences publishing in Analysis as a first-year graduate student. | If you want to get in touch with Jordan, you can find his email address listed on the graduate students page on the Rutgers...
2022-Mar-14 • 1 minutes
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The Philosopher's Nest is a podcast dedicated to showcasing the work, insights, and experiences of graduate students in philosophy. This podcast is generously supported by the Faculty of Philosophy at the University of Oxford and Linacre College, Oxford. | Find out more at http://www.philosophersnest.com