This episode features Robin Zhen on implicit bias and moral responsibility.
Invitéë: Dr. Robin Zhengalles gesinn...
‘No gods! No masters.’ But why not? This episode features Ruth Kinna on Anarchism.
Invitéë: Prof. Ruth Kinnaalles gesinn...
What makes one’s life go well? What is of ultimate value for a person?
Invitéë: Prof. Chris Heathwoodalles gesinn...
This episode features Richard Holton on addiction, temptation, willpower, and the moral life.
Invitéë: Prof. Richard Holtonalles gesinn...
Most continental philosophers shy away from analytic philosophy, and most analytic philosophers shy away from the continental tradition. Edward Kanterian regrets this trend.
Invitéë: Dr. Edward Kanterianalles gesinn...
Fasting might seem at odds with our modern lives. But Julian Baggini argues that, even for non-religious people, fasting has its virtues.
Invitéë: Dr. Julian Bagginialles gesinn...
Is it always wrong to eat animals? In this episode we talk to Peter Singer and to Jeff Mcmahan about this quotidian moral question.
Invitéë: Prof. Peter Singer & Prof. Jeff Mcmahanalles gesinn...
In this episode Steven Nadler talks about Baruch Spinoza, one of the great rationalist philosophers of the 17th century.
Invitéë: Prof. Steven Nadleralles gesinn...
In 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?
Invitéë: Prof. Peter Singeralles gesinn...
In this episode Simon Kirchin introduces a number of positions in metaethics, and tells us which one he prefers.
Invitéë: Dr. Simon Kirchinalles gesinn...
This episode discusses the ideas and relevance of Presocratic philosophers.
Moderator: Joshi & Jonathan Egid
Invitéë: Dr. Kelli Rudolphalles gesinn...
Can there be beauty in mathematics?
Invitéë: Dr. Dr. Prof. Christian Wenzelalles gesinn...
This episode is all about Nietzsche.
Invitéë: Dr. Daniel Camealles gesinn...
What does it mean to say that somebody is mentally ill?
Invitéë: Dr. Christine Lopezalles gesinn...
Ernst Cassirer is a unique and often overlooked figure in twentieth century Philosophy.
Moderator: Joshi & Jonathan Egid
Invitéë: Michael Inwoodalles gesinn...
Ludwig Wittgenstein is a philosopher's philosopher; he had much to say about how philosophy should be done.
Invitéë: Prof. Dr. Peter Hackeralles gesinn...
Morality is often considered to be ahistorical. In this episode we focus on Marx, who disagrees with this view of morality.
Invitéë: David Marjoribanksalles gesinn...
Most scientists will tell you that the world is entirely physical. Frank Jackson is famous for a thought experiment that challenges this worldview.
Invitéë: Prof. Frank Jacksonalles gesinn...
What is Epidemiology, and why is it philosophically interesting? Dr. Alex Broadbent is establishing the philosophy of epidemiology as a distinct area within the philosophy of science.
Invitéë: Dr. Alex Broadbentalles gesinn...
Our 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.
Invitéë: Prof. David Daviesalles gesinn...
Our 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.
Invitéë: Prof. Hanoch Ben-Yamialles gesinn...