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Podcast Profile: Walter Veit Podcast

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Site: walterveit.com/podcast
22 episodes
2023 to present
Average episode: 55 minutes
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Categories: Interview-Style • Monologue (Non-Course)

Podcaster's summary: Dr. Walter Veit is a lecturer in philosophy at the University of Reading. This podcast features conversations, interviews, talks, and lectures about philosophy, science, as well as his own research. | | PODCAST INFO: | Podcast website: https://walterveit.com/podcast/ | | Spotify: https://open.spotify.com/show/24OwJWeaWyJqqdfxirnlUU | | Apple Podcasts: https://podcasts.apple.com/us/podcast/walter-veit-podcast/id1716794567 | | RSS: https://anchor.fm/s/ed331d30/podcast/rss | | YouTube Full Episodes: https://youtube.com/playlist?list=PLV0j8uiNxfku6--y2dho5VPUX3gpyqdnD&si=osLPm4EHx9BLiURN | | YouTube Clips: https://w

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List Updated: 2024-Apr-14 06:08 UTC. Episodes: 22. Feedback: @TrueSciPhi.

Episodes
2024-Apr-09 • 44 minutes
#22 - Cognitive Enhancement and the Threat of Inequality
What is the ethical status of cognitive enhancers? | Today's article is accessible here: | | Veit, W. (2018). Cognitive Enhancement and the Threat of Inequality. Journal of Cognitive Enhancement, 2, 404–410. https://doi.org/10.1007/s41465-018-0108-x... [Download] | | | PODCAST INFO: | Podcast website: https://walterveit.com/podcast/ | Spotify: https://open.spotify.com/show/24OwJWeaWyJqqdfxirnlUU... | Apple Podcasts: https://podcasts.apple.com/us/podcast/walter-veit-podcast/id1716794567... | RSS: https:...
2024-Apr-05 • 85 minutes
#21 - Eric Helms: Is Bodybuilding a Sport?
Today I'm talking to Eric Helms, professional bodybuilder, exercise scientist at the Auckland University of Technology, influential science communicator, and co-host of the iron culture podcast. | | Kind, Adrian, and Eric R. Helms. "Is bodybuilding a sport?." Journal of the Philosophy of Sport 50.2 (2023): 281-299. | https://doi.org/10.1080/00948705.2023.2234978... | | https://academics.aut.ac.nz/eric.helms | https://www.youtube.com/c/ironculturepodcast... | | PODCAST INFO: | Podcast website: h...
2024-Mar-30 • 15 minutes
#20 - Drawing the boundaries of animal sentience
Link to the paper: | Veit, W. & Huebner, B. (2020). Drawing the boundaries of animal sentience. Animal Sentience 29(13). http://doi.org/10.51291/2377-7478.1595 [Download] | | | PODCAST INFO: | Podcast website: https://walterveit.com/podcast/ | Spotify: https://open.spotify.com/show/24OwJWeaWyJqqdfxirnlUU... | Apple Podcasts: https://podcasts.apple.com/us/podcast/walter-veit-podcast/id1716794567... | RSS: https://anchor.fm/s/ed331d30/podcast/rss | YouTube Full Episodes: https://youtube.com/playlist?lis...
2024-Mar-13 • 65 minutes
#19 - Matti Wilks: On the Psychology of Moral Motivations and Effective Altruism
In today's episode, I interview Matti Wilks who is a Lecturer (Assistant Prof) in psychology at the University of Edinburgh. She is researching how our moral circles expand, why we devalue distant beings, and why some people are more altruistic than others. | | You can visit her website here: https://www.mattiwilks.com/home | | | | PODCAST INFO: | Podcast website: https://walterveit.com/podcast/ | Spotify: https://open.spotify.com/show/24OwJWeaWyJqqdfxirnlUU... | Apple Podcasts: https://podcasts.apple.c...
2024-Mar-03 • 15 minutes
#18 - Improving Invertebrate Welfare
You can find the paper here: | Browning, H. & Veit, W. (2020). Improving invertebrate welfare. Animal Sentience 29(4). http://doi.org/10.51291/2377-7478.1585 [Download] | | PODCAST INFO: | Podcast website: https://walterveit.com/podcast/ | Spotify: https://open.spotify.com/show/24OwJWeaWyJqqdfxirnlUU... | Apple Podcasts: https://podcasts.apple.com/us/podcast/walter-veit-podcast/id1716794567... | RSS: https://anchor.fm/s/ed331d30/podcast/rss | YouTube Full Episodes: https://youtube.com/playlist?list=PLV...
2024-Feb-22 • 56 minutes
#17 - Alex Rosenberg: On Science, Philosophy, and Meaning
In today's episode I talk to Alex Rosenberg - the R. Taylor Cole Professor of Philosophy at Duke University. https://alexrosenbergbooks.com/ | | | PODCAST INFO: | Podcast website: https://walterveit.com/podcast/ | Spotify: https://open.spotify.com/show/24OwJWeaWyJqqdfxirnlUU... | Apple Podcasts: https://podcasts.apple.com/us/podcast/walter-veit-podcast/id1716794567... | RSS: https://anchor.fm/s/ed331d30/podcast/rss | YouTube Full Episodes: https://youtube.com/playlist?list=PLV0j8uiNxfku6--y2dho5VPUX3gpyqd...
2024-Feb-14 • 71 minutes
#16 - Modeling Morality
Link to today's paper: | Veit, W. (2019). Modeling Morality. In L. Magnani, A. Nepomuceno, F. Salguero, C. Barés and M. Fontane (eds), Model-Based Reasoning in Science and Technology, Springer, 83-102. https://doi.org/10.1007/978-3-030-32722-4_6... [Download] | | PODCAST INFO: | Podcast website: https://walterveit.com/podcast/ | Spotify: https://open.spotify.com/show/24OwJWeaWyJqqdfxirnlUU... | Apple Podcasts: https://podcasts.apple.com/us/podcast/walter-veit-podcast/id1716794567... | RSS: https://anchor.f...
2024-Feb-07 • 59 minutes
#15 - Nicola Clayton: Animal Cognition, Magic, Corvids, Dance, Embodiment
In today's episode I talk to University of Cambridge Professor of Comparative Cognition - Nicola Clayton. | | | PODCAST INFO: | Podcast website: https://walterveit.com/podcast/ | Spotify: https://open.spotify.com/show/24OwJWeaWyJqqdfxirnlUU... | Apple Podcasts: https://podcasts.apple.com/us/podcast/walter-veit-podcast/id1716794567... | RSS: https://anchor.fm/s/ed331d30/podcast/rss | YouTube Full Episodes: https://youtube.com/playlist?list=PLV0j8uiNxfku6--y2dho5VPUX3gpyqdnD&si=osLP... | YouTube Clips: ...
2024-Jan-29 • 21 minutes
#14 - Enhancement Technologies and Inequality
In this episode, I offer an audio version of as well as commentary on my second publication: | | Veit, W. (2018). Enhancement Technologies and Inequality. In Saborido, C., Oms, S. & González de Prado, J. (eds.) Proceedings of the IX Conference of the Spanish Society of Logic, Methodology and Philosophy of Science, 471-476. https://doi.org/10.13140/RG.2.2.21932.08326... [Download] | | | EPISODE LINKS: | Free download link of my article: | veit2018_enhancement.pdf (wordpress.com) | | | | | | POD...
2024-Jan-19 • 80 minutes
#13 - Richard Yetter Chappell: Why Not Effective Altruism?
Richard Yetter Chappell is an Associate Professor of Philosophy at the University of Miami. Today we'll talk about the common criticisms against effective altruism. | | EPISODE LINKS: | Kevin's website: http://yetterchappell.net/Richard/ | Kevin's paper: https://rychappell.substack.com/p/why-not-effective-altruism... | | | PODCAST INFO: | Podcast website: https://walterveit.com/podcast/ | Spotify: https://open.spotify.com/show/24OwJWeaWyJqqdfxirnlUU... | Apple Podcasts: https://podcasts.apple.com/us/podc...
2024-Jan-14 • 61 minutes
#12 - Procreative Beneficence and Genetic Enhancement
| In this episode, I offer an audio version of as well as commentary on my first publication: Veit, W. (2018). Procreative Beneficence and Genetic Enhancement. KRITERION – Journal of Philosophy 32(1), 75-92. https://doi.org/10.13140/RG.2.2.11026.89289... | | EPISODE LINKS: | Free download link of my article: https://walterveitcom.files.wordpress.com/2021/02/procreative_beneficence_and_ge... | | | PODCAST INFO: | Podcast website: https://walterveit.com/podcast/ | Spotify: https://open.spotify.com/show/2...
2024-Jan-09 • 68 minutes
#11 - Kristin Andrews: Animal Minds, Animal Culture, Orangutans, Philosophy
Kristin Andrews is York Research Chair in Animal Minds and Professor of Philosophy at York University (Toronto). | | EPISODE LINKS: | Kristin's website: https://www.kristinandrews.org/ | | PODCAST INFO: | Podcast website: https://walterveit.com/podcast/ | Spotify: https://open.spotify.com/show/24OwJWeaWyJqqdfxirnlUU... | Apple Podcasts: https://podcasts.apple.com/us/podcast/walter-veit-podcast/id1716794567... | RSS: https://anchor.fm/s/ed331d30/podcast/rss | YouTube Full Episodes: https://youtube.com/play...
2024-Jan-04 • 34 minutes
#10 - Princeton Panel on the Ethics of AI in Farming
Recently, I was on a panel discussing the ethics of using AI in farming. Here is the recording. | | | | PODCAST INFO: | Podcast website: https://walterveit.com/podcast/ | Spotify: https://open.spotify.com/show/24OwJWeaWyJqqdfxirnlUU... | Apple Podcasts: https://podcasts.apple.com/us/podcast/walter-veit-podcast/id1716794567... | RSS: https://anchor.fm/s/ed331d30/podcast/rss | YouTube Full Episodes: https://youtube.com/playlist?list=PLV0j8uiNxfku6--y2dho5VPUX3gpyqdnD&si=osLP... | YouTube Clips: https:/...
2023-Dec-29 • 42 minutes
#9 - Princeton: Artificial intelligence, animal welfare, and the ethics of smart farming
I gave a talk at Princeton. Here is the recording. | | | PODCAST INFO: | Podcast website: https://walterveit.com/podcast/ | Spotify: https://open.spotify.com/show/24OwJWeaWyJqqdfxirnlUU... | Apple Podcasts: https://podcasts.apple.com/us/podcast/walter-veit-podcast/id1716794567... | RSS: https://anchor.fm/s/ed331d30/podcast/rss | YouTube Full Episodes: https://youtube.com/playlist?list=PLV0j8uiNxfku6--y2dho5VPUX3gpyqdnD&si=osLP... | YouTube Clips: https://www.youtube.com/@DrWalterVeit/shorts... | | SU...
2023-Dec-23 • 71 minutes
#8 - Kevin Mitchell: Free Will, Evolution of Agency, Control, Consciousness
Kevin Mitchell is an Associate Professor of Genetics and Neuroscience at Trinity College Dublin | | EPISODE LINKS: | Kevin's website: https://www.kjmitchell.com/ | Kevin's book Free Agents: https://press.princeton.edu/books/hardcover/9780691226231/free-agents... | | | PODCAST INFO: | Podcast website: https://walterveit.com/podcast/ | Spotify: https://open.spotify.com/show/24OwJWeaWyJqqdfxirnlUU... | Apple Podcasts: https://podcasts.apple.com/us/podcast/walter-veit-podcast/id1716794567... | RSS: https://a...
2023-Dec-18 • 48 minutes
#7 - Dalai Lama Conference in India: Animal Consciousness
Earlier this year, I was invited to fly to India where I had to honour to meet the Dalai Lama and present my research on animal consciousness. In this episode, you can watch the recording of my talk. | | PODCAST INFO: | Podcast website: https://walterveit.com/podcast/ | Spotify: https://open.spotify.com/show/24OwJWeaWyJqqdfxirnlUU... | Apple Podcasts: https://podcasts.apple.com/us/podcast/walter-veit-podcast/id1716794567... | RSS: https://anchor.fm/s/ed331d30/podcast/rss | YouTube Full Episodes: https://yo...
2023-Dec-12 • 93 minutes
#6 - Eva Jablonka: Epigenetics, Evolution, Consciousness, Israel and Palestine
Today’s guest is Eva Jablonka. She is an emeritus professor at Tel Aviv University and perhaps best known as an evolutionary theorist and geneticist who has defended the idea of epigenetic inheritance. However, she is also a philosopher and historian of science, with a deep interest in the history of biological thought. | | PODCAST INFO: | Podcast website: https://walterveit.com/podcast/ | Spotify: https://open.spotify.com/show/24OwJWeaWyJqqdfxirnlUU... | Apple Podcasts: https://podcasts.apple.com/us/podca...
2023-Dec-05 • 79 minutes
#5 - Chapter 1 of A Philosophy for the Science of Animal Consciousness
This episode offers a preview and audio version of chapter 1 of my monograph A Philosophy for the Science of Animal Consciousness. You can find a download link below if you want to follow along or read the first 30 pages at your own pace. | | Buy the book: | Veit, W. (2023). A Philosophy for the Science of Animal Consciousness. New York: Routledge. ⁠https://www.routledge.com/A-Philosophy-... | | Download the book preview: | https://walterveitcom.files.wordpress.com/2023/10/veit2023_preview_a_philosophy_.....
2023-Nov-29 • 40 minutes
#4 - Preview for A Philosophy for the Science of Animal Consciousness
This episode offers a preview, commentary, and live-reading for the preface of my first monograph A Philosophy for the Science of Animal Consciousness. You can find a download link below if you want to follow along or read the first 30 pages at your own pace. | | Veit, W. (2023). A Philosophy for the Science of Animal Consciousness. New York: Routledge. https://www.routledge.com/A-Philosophy-for-the-Science-of-Animal-Consciousness/V... [Download preview] | | PODCAST INFO: | Podcast website: https://walter...
2023-Nov-25 • 74 minutes
#3 - Heather Browning: Zookeeping, Philosophy, Sentience, Animal Welfare, and AI
Today I am talking to my wife Heather Browning, a lecturer in philosophy at the University of Southampton, and formerly a zookeeper at zoos in Australia and New Zealand. We will talk about her experience in zoos, her turn to philosophy, and her work on how we can improve animal welfare (among other topics). | | PODCAST INFO: | Podcast website: https://walterveit.com/podcast/ | Spotify: https://open.spotify.com/show/24OwJWeaWyJqqdfxirnlUU... | Apple Podcasts: https://podcasts.apple.com/us/podcast/walter-vei...
2023-Nov-22 • 6 minutes
#2 - Why start a podcast?
| Hello there and welcome to the second episode of my podcast where I will introduce myself, offer something of an introduction for what you can expect from this podcast, and briefly go into why I decided to launch this podcast to begin with! | | | PODCAST INFO: | Podcast website: https://walterveit.com/podcast/ | Spotify: https://open.spotify.com/show/24OwJWeaWyJqqdfxirnlUU... | Apple Podcasts: https://podcasts.apple.com/us/podcast/walter-veit-podcast/id1716794567... | RSS: https://anchor.fm/s/ed331d30/...
2023-Nov-15 • 81 minutes
#1 - Daniel C. Dennett: Consciousness, AI, Free Will, Evolution, & Religion
My guest today is Daniel C. Dennett, emeritus Professor at Tufts University and one of the most influential philosophers and cognitive scientists of his generation. He has written several highly influential and acclaimed monographs, such as Consciousness Explained, Freedom Evolves, Darwin's Dangerous Idea, and Breaking the Spell. He has also won notoriety for being one the "Four Horsemen of New Atheism", along with Richard Dawkins, Christopher Hitchens, and Sam Harris. Today I will talk to Dennett...