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Minerva | Implicit Bias

blogEntryThumbnailThis episode features Robin Zhen on implicit bias and moral responsibility.

Moderator: Joshi
Invitéë: Dr. Robin Zhengalles gesinn...
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Minerva | Anarchism

blogEntryThumbnail‘No gods! No masters.’ But why not? This episode features Ruth Kinna on Anarchism.

Moderator: Joshi
Invitéë: Prof. Ruth Kinnaalles gesinn...
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Minerva | Well-Being

blogEntryThumbnailWhat makes one’s life go well? What is of ultimate value for a person?

Moderator: Joshi
Invitéë: Prof. Chris Heathwoodalles gesinn...
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Minerva | Addiction

blogEntryThumbnailThis episode features Richard Holton on addiction, temptation, willpower, and the moral life.

Moderator: Joshi
Invitéë: Prof. Richard Holtonalles gesinn...
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Minerva | Philosophy's Divide

blogEntryThumbnailMost continental philosophers shy away from analytic philosophy, and most analytic philosophers shy away from the continental tradition. Edward Kanterian regrets this trend.

Moderator: Joshi
Invitéë: Dr. Edward Kanterianalles gesinn...
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Minerva | Fasting

blogEntryThumbnailFasting might seem at odds with our modern lives. But Julian Baggini argues that, even for non-religious people, fasting has its virtues.

Moderator: Joshi
Invitéë: Dr. Julian Bagginialles gesinn...
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Minerva | Vegetarianism

blogEntryThumbnailIs it always wrong to eat animals? In this episode we talk to Peter Singer and to Jeff Mcmahan about this quotidian moral question.

Moderator: Joshi
Invitéë: Prof. Peter Singer & Prof. Jeff Mcmahan
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Minerva | Spinoza

blogEntryThumbnailIn this episode Steven Nadler talks about Baruch Spinoza, one of the great rationalist philosophers of the 17th century.

Moderator: Joshi
Invitéë: Prof. Steven Nadler
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Minerva | Moral Progress

blogEntryThumbnailIn this episode we talk to Peter Singer about the progress of morality: has there really been moral progress? Should we, one day, give moral status to computers? And why be moral anyway?

Moderator: Joshi
Invitéë: Prof. Peter Singer
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Minerva | Metaethics

blogEntryThumbnailIn this episode Simon Kirchin introduces a number of positions in metaethics, and tells us which one he prefers.

Moderator: Joshi
Invitéë: Dr. Simon Kirchin
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Minerva | Presocratics

blogEntryThumbnailThis episode discusses the ideas and relevance of Presocratic philosophers.

Moderator: Joshi & Jonathan Egid
Invitéë: Dr. Kelli Rudolph
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Minerva | Beauty in mathematics

blogEntryThumbnailCan there be beauty in mathematics?

Moderator: Joshi
Invitéë: Dr. Dr. Prof. Christian Wenzel
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Minerva | Nietzsche

blogEntryThumbnailThis episode is all about Nietzsche.

Moderator: Joshi
Invitéë: Dr. Daniel Came
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Minerva | Psychiatry

blogEntryThumbnailWhat does it mean to say that somebody is mentally ill?

Moderator: Joshi
Invitéë: Dr. Christine Lopez
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Minerva | Ernst Cassirer

blogEntryThumbnailErnst Cassirer is a unique and often overlooked figure in twentieth century Philosophy.

Moderator: Joshi & Jonathan Egid
Invitéë: Michael Inwood
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Minerva | Wittgenstein and Metaphilosophy

blogEntryThumbnailLudwig Wittgenstein is a philosopher's philosopher; he had much to say about how philosophy should be done.

Moderator: Joshi
Invitéë: Prof. Dr. Peter Hacker
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Minerva | Mary Argument

blogEntryThumbnailMost scientists will tell you that the world is entirely physical. Frank Jackson is famous for a thought experiment that challenges this worldview.

Moderator: Joshi
Invitéë: Prof. Frank Jackson
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Minerva | Literature and Fictionality

blogEntryThumbnailOur second Minerva (English) episode. What is it that makes us think of something as fictional or non-fictional? The answer is less obvious than one might at first think, and it drags along quite a baggage of other questions.

Moderator: Joshi
Invitéë: Prof. David Davies

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Minerva | Descartes, Technology and Minds

blogEntryThumbnailOur first Minerva (English) episode. Descartes is often depicted as the philosopher who built his system by restarting everything from scratch, after having sceptically dumped all formerly accepted opinions. This is far from the truth.

Moderator: Joshi
Invitéë: Prof. Hanoch Ben-Yami

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