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SciPhi-Adjacent Podcast Collection (Grid View)

A curated collection of podcasts that sometimes venture into science or philosophy, among many other topics. Also see the Science Podcast Collection and the Philosophy Podcast Collection.

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Updated: 2024-Jul-18 17:07 UTC. Podcasts listed: 27. Ordered by date of most recent episode (newest to oldest). AI-generated content is based on podcaster-provided show and episode descriptions.

Collection summary covering past 30 days of combined episodes (AI-generated):

These podcasts delve into a wide range of intellectual, cultural, and societal issues, featuring conversations with experts across various fields. Recurring themes include philosophy, ethics, and scientific advancements, often explored through dialogues with academics, authors, and thought leaders.

A substantial number of episodes are dedicated to understanding human behavior and societal norms, such as the interplay between evolutionary traits and social structures, the impact of political tribalism, and the dynamics of moral realism. There is a consistent interest in how philosophical and ethical concepts apply to contemporary issues, illustrated by discussions on the morality of political decisions, the role of nonviolent resistance, the nature of consciousness, and the virtues as depicted in literary and pop culture characters.

Several episodes focus on the implications of technological advancements, particularly in AI, examining how artificial intelligence affects national security, the economy, and our daily lives. Discussions on the future of AI are complemented by broader technological considerations, such as the ethics of engineering as reflected in historical case studies like the Challenger disaster.

The podcasts also offer insights into historical narratives and their modern implications, ranging from the fall of civilizations and the historical significance of partition, to the exploration of generational traits and cultural shifts. Topics covering geopolitical concerns include the complexities of international diplomacy and the evolving political landscapes in countries like India and Latin America.

Episodes on creative arts highlight the intersection of culture and personal expression, whether through literature, theater, or fashion. These include in-depth looks at the creative processes behind Broadway productions, the philosophical aspects of modern artistic practices, and the socio-political underpinnings of significant artistic works.

Overall, these podcasts serve as a rich resource for listeners interested in a deeper understanding of the world through the lenses of science, philosophy, history, and culture.

Moral Maze Image Ideas Image Lives Well Lived Image Intelligence Squared Image Within Reason Image Making Sense with Sam Harris Image The Gray Area with Sean Illing Image Talk Nerdy with Cara Santa Maria Image Converging Dialogues Image Know Time Image 80,000 Hours Podcast Image Conversations with Tyler Image Good Is In The Details Image Lex Fridman Podcast Image Dwarkesh Podcast Image The Neuromantics Image MULTIVERSES Image Conversations With Coleman Image Bridging the Gaps: A Portal for Curious Minds Image

Last updated in 2023:

Paradigm Image New Frontier Image Futuremakers Image Context with Brad Harris Image

Last updated in 2021:

Rationally Speaking Podcast Image Image Talking Politics: HISTORY OF IDEAS Image

Last updated in 2020:

The Big Idea Image