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Pax Britannica is a narrative history podcast covering the empire upon which the sun never set. Beginning with the accession of James VI of Scotland to the throne of England, Pax Britannica will follow the people and events that created an empire that dominated the globe. Hosted by a PhD candidate in British Imperial history, and based on extensive scholarship and primary sources, along with interviews with experts in their field, Pax Britannica aims to explain the rise and eventual fall of ...
 
The Varmints! podcast is an education/comedy podcast that's all about animals! Every week two nerds name Paul and Donna do a whole bunch of research to bring you a mix of science, education, pop culture and comedy about all things that creep, crawl, slither, fly, jump, hop and swim on this planet one animal at a time.
 
Witches didn't exist, and yet thousands of people were executed for the crime of witchcraft. Why? The belief in magic and witchcraft has existed in every recorded human culture; this podcast looks at how people explained the inexplicable, turned random acts of nature into conscious acts of mortal or supernatural beings, and how desperate communities took revenge against the suspected perpetrators.
 
Artist & Curator Gary Mansfield talks to emerging, established or world renowned artists each week in his quite unique manner. Confirmed artists include: Jake Chapman, Gary Hume, Maggi Hambling, David Shrigley, Mark Titchner & Mark Wallinger. To see the entire line-up of artists go to: http://www.ministryofarts.org Feel free to contact Gary with any queries, comments etc: email: podcast@ministryofarts.org All Social Media: @ministryofartsorg To find out more on Gary Mansfield go to: http://w ...
 
Two former school friends, now both military men, meet again and discover both are trying to lose themselves to public gaze. Dick West has inherited the family estate, but is out of favor. "The Red Window" was used during periods of civil unrest to warn cavaliers of danger. Now, West awaits a message in the red window from his cousin, to say his grandfather has relented and forgiven him - but a handkerchief around the old man's neck complicates matters. - Summary by Lynne Thompson
 
The Enquiry Concerning Human Understanding is a shortened and simplified version of Hume’s masterpiece A Treatise of Human Nature. It sought to reach a wider audience, and to dispel some of the virulent criticism addressed toward the former book. In it, Hume explains his theory of epistemology, and argues against other current theories, including those of John Locke, George Berkeley, and Nicolas Malebranche.
 
Bishop Pendle is the Church of England bishop in a small fictitious English cathedral town. Several years into his work, he receives a visit from a disreputable-looking visitor. The bishop is much upset. What transpired between them that has so upset the good churchman? And then there is the murder. Fergus Hume was one of the most prolific and most popular of 19th century novelists. "Mr. Hume won a reputation second to none for plot of the stirring, ingenious, misleading, and finally surpris ...
 
In Dialogues Concerning Natural Religion, philosopher David Hume examines whether belief in God can be rational. The work takes the form of a debate between three characters: Cleanthes, who argues that the existence and nature of God can be empirically verified; Demea, who argues that God is completely beyond human knowledge; and Philo, a philosophical skeptic widely thought to represent Hume’s own beliefs. Much of the debate centers around Cleanthes’ presentation of the analogical argument ...
 
David Hume is one of the great philosophers of the Western intellectual tradition. His philosophical writings earned him lasting fame and renown; his historical writing earned his bread and butter. His "The History of England from the Invasion of Julius Caesar to the Revolution of 1688", published between 1754 and 1764, was immensely popular and Hume wrote that "the copy-money given me by the booksellers much exceeded any thing formerly known in England; I was become not only independent, bu ...
 
A bi-weekly policy podcast based out of the Blavatnik School of Government at the University of Oxford. The Oxford Policy Pod explores pressing policy issues around the globe and is produced by students reading for a Master of Public Policy at the Blavatnik School of Government. The podcast explores contemporary policy challenges that policymakers face all over the world, and taps into the rich diversity of policy experience and insights of the student body and faculty. The executive produce ...
 
If you look over here, you’ll see a Canadian (Ryan) and an American (Scott), working as competing tour guides in Prague’s historic Old Town Square. You can see them set aside thier differences and create “A Guided Tour Of…”, a podcast dedicated to history, travel, culture and living in an expat bubble in Central Europe. Episodes are published bi-weekly (the every two weeks kind) and each are focused on a different historical figure, movement, or concept.
 
Join us for a series of lectures to celebrate the legacy of David Hume. 2011 marks the tercentenary of the birth of philosopher David Hume, one of our most distinguished alumni. Throughout the year, distinguished speakers will explore the impact of Hume across a wide range of disciplines. David Hume was born in Edinburgh in 1711, attended the University of Edinburgh from 1723, and died in Edinburgh in 1776, having meanwhile achieved worldwide fame as an historian and philosopher. Hume and hi ...
 
The Critique of Pure Reason, first published in 1781 with a second edition in 1787, has been called the most influential and important philosophical text of the modern age.Kant saw the Critique of Pure Reason as an attempt to bridge the gap between rationalism (there are significant ways in which our concepts and knowledge are gained independently of sense experience) and empiricism (sense experience is the ultimate source of all our concepts and knowledge) and, in particular, to counter the ...
 
An old pawnbroker is found strangled with his lips pinned together with an opal serpent broach. He has a beautiful daughter who is apparently the heir of his large estate. But another claimant has made herself known as the actual daughter of the pawnbroker. Follow detective Hurd as he unravels the convoluted mystery of the old man’s death and attempts to determine who is the rightful heir. (Summary by Richard Kilmer)
 
The official podcast of Aira, the visual interpreter service for people who are blind or have low vision. At Aira, we connect people, via our free smartphone app and optional smart glasses, to trained professionals who provide visual information – all on demand. Subscribe to Airacast to learn about our technology, hear the latest innovations, ways you can use the service for free, agent profiles, and more.
 
I'm that YouTube Philosophy Guy! Find more than 1,700 videos in my main channel. Support my video and podcast work! https://www.patreon.com/sadler Learn more about this podcast channel - https://youtu.be/qRvL0gqlyrw Due to popular demand - and with the work underwritten by my Patreon supporters - I have started converting my videos into MP3 files listeners can listen to anywhere they want! Once I reach a higher level of support on Patreon, I plan to start creating original episodes in a new ...
 
In Dialogues Concerning Natural Religion, philosopher David Hume examines whether belief in God can be rational. The work takes the form of a debate between three characters: Cleanthes, who argues that the existence and nature of God can be empirically verified; Demea, who argues that God is completely beyond human knowledge; and Philo, a philosophical skeptic widely thought to represent Hume's own beliefs. Much of the debate centers around Cleanthes' presentation of the analogical argument ...
 
So, Here's My Story... is the only business podcast that promises wildly useful lessons from the absurd, the poignant and the seemingly irrelevant. This project arose out of a burning hatred of bullet point blogs, canned solutions and highlight-reel business conversations that look nothing like the realities of leadership. Business is messy and unpredictable. Business has depth and nuance. Business is more than spreadsheets. Business is stories.
 
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This lecture discusses key ideas from the modern empiricist philosopher David Hume' Enquiry Concerning Human UnderstandingIt focuses specifically on his contention that we cannot know causes and effects in any a priori way (or as a relation between ideas), but only through experience, that is, in a posteriori manners.To support my ongoing work, go …
 
We are well and truly back and this week we'll take a look at the first matchday of the NPL Victoria 2021 season. We will also be recording with less errors than last week apart from the bit at the very start where I announce it as Matchday 2. You win some you lose some though. Things we talk about today: Avondale get a late winner to stamp their a…
 
Overwhelmed with all the plates you have to keep spinning as an entrepreneur? It might be time to examine some of those plates and see which ones you don’t actually need to be spinning. Why is that important for business? In business, you have a lot of decisions and things you need to be aware of, and all of them have a weight. But sometimes, you a…
 
On the morning of February 1st, Myanmar's military imprisoned prominent political figures and imposed a yearlong state of emergency, alleging fraud in the November election. Protesters have since taken to the streets in what has been Myanmar’s largest civil disobedience movement in over a decade. So what led to this coup? What are these protesters …
 
Harper's Bazaar is a 153-year-old legacy magazine using social media platforms to help it become a modern, digital fashion authority. The brand's digital presence not only helps amplify its print stories, but diversify revenue through e-commerce and advertising — turning fans of the magazine into digital consumers of luxury fashion and beauty. And …
 
InvestorDaily Uncut is your essential guide to the biggest news and headlines in financial services this week. In this week’s episode, David Stratford, Sarah Simpkins and Lachlan Maddock discuss Francesco De Ferrari’s vision for the future of AMP, the Morrison government’s plan for superannuation, and how IOOF will take the top spot in Australian w…
 
This lecture discusses key ideas from the modern empiricist philosopher David Hume' Enquiry Concerning Human UnderstandingIt focuses specifically on his distinction between relations of ideas and matters of fact, which plays a central role in his philosophy.To support my ongoing work, go to my Patreon site - www.patreon.com/sadlerIf you'd like to m…
 
This lecture discusses key ideas from the modern empiricist philosopher David Hume' Enquiry Concerning Human UnderstandingIt focuses specifically on the exception he makes to his general rule that ideas must come in some way from experience, the famous "missing shade of blue" example. To support my ongoing work, go to my Patreon site - www.patreon.…
 
This bonus episode focuses on Lee Cutter (@leecutter_studio) Lee’s interests are with social change, overlooked communities, and the role that art can play in giving those on the fringes of society, hope and a voice. His recent works have explored his own memories of isolation, using an array of medium; from workshops, writing and talks, to drawing…
 
This lecture discusses key ideas from the modern empiricist philosopher David Hume' Enquiry Concerning Human UnderstandingIt focuses specifically on the three main ways in which Hume thinks that ideas are associated within the human mind - Resemblance, Contiguity, and Cause and EffectTo support my ongoing work, go to my Patreon site - www.patreon.c…
 
Melvyn Bragg and guests discuss the man who, according to Machiavelli, was the last of the Five Good Emperors. Marcus Aurelius, 121 to 180 AD, has long been known as a model of the philosopher king, a Stoic who, while on military campaigns, compiled ideas on how best to live his life, and how best to rule. These ideas became known as his Meditation…
 
This week Gary Mansfield speaks to Abi Joy Samuel (@AbiJoySamuelArt) Abi Joy Samuel is an emerging full-time artist. She is a part of an art collective based in East London with artist's Henrik Uldalen and Tiffany Cole. Her practice evolves around large scale oil-painted portraits focusing on her gender and sexuality. Having taken her Art And Desig…
 
This lecture discusses key ideas from the modern empiricist philosopher David Hume' Enquiry Concerning Human UnderstandingIt focuses specifically on the basics of his Empiricist epistemology, specifically how it bears upon the relation between ideas and impressions.To support my ongoing work, go to my Patreon site - www.patreon.com/sadlerIf you'd l…
 
YES BABY WE'RE BACK! So is the NPL so we are throwing an absolute bohemoth of an episode your way. We'll take a look at how football has changed since 'the event'. We'll then take a look at each and every NPL Victoria club in this seasons first division. As always we'll discuss some might interesting topics and cap it all off with a Preview of the …
 
This lecture discusses key ideas from the modern empiricist philosopher David Hume' Enquiry Concerning Human UnderstandingIt focuses specifically on his important distinction between what he terms ideas and impressions of the mind. Many ideas are in some way copies or representations of the impressions we experience.To support my ongoing work, go t…
 
Whether you are responding to a college applicant or your insulin-dependent wife, sometimes it can be a thin line between building expectations and letting them build expectations in a vacuum. Why is that important for business? There are many times in business where you are going to be confronted with your own and your client’s uncertainty. And wh…
 
The ways in which publishers solved their 2020 problems vary, but Bustle Digital Group's approach included reestablishing longterm relationships with advertisers in a variety of categories and leaning on retail partners like Amazon to bring in incremental commerce revenue. During the first quarter of 2020, Bustle Digital Group was projected to be u…
 
InvestorDaily Uncut is your essential guide to the biggest news and headlines in financial services this week. In this week’s episode, David Stratford, Sarah Simpkins and Lachlan Maddock dig into new ideas for superannuation, BOQ’s purchase of ME Bank, and whether the government made the right decision on disclosure laws. Tune in for more on market…
 
This lecture discusses key ideas from the ancient Stoic philosopher Seneca's Letters, this one looking at Letter 120It focuses specifically on the Stoic perspective that holds virtue to be the genuine good for human beings, by contrast to other points of view that assert there are other genuine goods. He also examines where our conception of virtue…
 
This lecture discusses key ideas from the ancient Stoic philosopher Seneca's Letters, this one looking at Letter 113It focuses specifically on his discussions of a common Stoic position which he himself considers mistaken - the notion that the virtues (wisdom, justice, courage, temperance) are themselves living creatures (animalia) within the mind …
 
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This lecture discusses key ideas from the ancient Stoic philosopher Seneca's Letters, this one looking at Letter 89It focuses specifically what had by his time become a common way of dividing the discipline of philosophy - into Ethics, Physics, and Logic. He explains what each of these fields includes. He also discusses why other schools attempts t…
 
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