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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.
 
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)
 
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 ...
 
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.
 
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. (Summary by Kirsten Ferreri)
 
The new podcast series produced by the FOX News Podcast network will take a look back at the historic elections of our time. Season 1 of this new long-form narrative and documentary podcast will start with the 2000 Presidential Election between Texas Governor George W. Bush and Vice President Al Gore. Hear historical reporting, analysis and perspective from the people that were there, FOX News host Brit Hume, Bret Baier, Neil Cavuto and Bill Hemmer, campaign strategists Karl Rove and Bob Shr ...
 
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 ...
 
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
 
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 ...
 
This book, published in two volumes called "books" by the author, is a treatment of everything from the origin of our ideas to how they are to be divided. It includes important statements of Scepticism and Hume's experimental method. Part 1 deals with the nature of ideas. Part 2 deals with the ideas of space and time. Part 3 deals with knowledge and probability. Part 4 deals with skeptical and other systems of philosophy, including a discussion of the soul and personal identity. (Summary by ...
 
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 ...
 
Hagar Stanley, a beautiful young Gypsy, is driven by sexual harassment to leave her tribe and seek refuge with her uncle Jacob, a miserly London pawnbroker. He dies after teaching Hagar the business, and she takes over running the popshop till the legitimate heir can be traced. In the odd assortment of objects that pass across her counter, Hagar uncovers one mystery after another. Some items are linked to actual crimes, others to iniquitous acts of human deceit and betrayal. Whether investig ...
 
The Problems of Philosophy is one of Bertrand Russell's attempts to create a brief and accessible guide to the problems of philosophy. Focusing on problems he believes will provoke positive and constructive discussion, Russell concentrates on knowledge rather than metaphysics.Russell guides the reader through his famous distinction between "knowledge by acquaintance and knowledge by description" and introduces important theories of Plato, Aristotle, René Descartes, David Hume, John Locke, Im ...
 
Revealing, intimate conversations with visionaries and leaders in the arts, science, technology, public service, sports and business. These engaging personal stories are drawn from interviews with the American Academy of Achievement, and offer insights you’ll want to apply to your own life.
 
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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.
 
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 ...
 
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Lisa + Venkat welcome Ryan Hume onto this episode of Scorpio Season TV to talk all things 'electronic'. Ryan talks trends in electronic music production; Venkat puts a multimeter on a slide; Lisa waves around some dev boards. Check out Ryan's work for yourself at https://acidraintechnology.com/ Find us on twitter: https://www.twitter.com/niftynei h…
 
HSCA Interviews - Dr. Humes and Dr. Boswell, two of the three medical doctors who performed the autopsy on the body of President Kennedy, testified together to the HSCA's medical panel. Much of their testimony is taken up with the controversy over the location of the entry wound into the skull. In this interview, both Humes and Boswell remain adama…
 
This lecture discusses key ideas from the 18th century philosopher, essayist, and historian, David Hume's work A Treatise of Human NatureSpecifically it examines his discussion of what he terms the "calm passions", which include "benevolence and resentment, the love of life, and kindness to children; or the general appetite to good, and aversion to…
 
Outsourcing podcast Get the full show notes for this outsourcing podcast here:outsourceaccelerator.com/314 ProPublica In this episode, Derek Gallimore talks with Ariana Tobin of ProPublica, an independent news outlet that focuses heavily on investigative journalism. As an engagement reporter and editor, Ariana has focused on technology and problema…
 
With just four weeks until the official end of the transition period on December 31st, we still don’t know if a trade agreement will be reached. Fishing is one of the few issues still dividing EU and UK negotiators. Just how serious a matter is it? Are Irish companies prepared for trade with Britain on January 1st? And, if a deal is struck, will Bo…
 
This lecture discusses key ideas from the 20th century existentialist and feminist philosopher, novelist, essayist, and playwright Simone de Beavoir's book, The Second SexIt focuses specifically on her examination of transcendence and immanence and the distinction between men and women. In her view, women are typically denied the transcendence acco…
 
If you’ve ever seen a debate about student loan forgiveness, then you’ve heard some version of, “I had to pay my loan back, so should they.” But at what point does “fairness” become lack of leadership, and focusing on individuals cripple a system? Why is that important for business? To be successful, companies have to be nimble and not beholden to …
 
Three remarkable novelists, from very different backgrounds, peel back the curtain on how they write, why they write, and what they write. Arthur Golden is the author of Memoirs of a Geisha, the only book he's written, and a longtime bestseller. He describes why he rewrote the book three times before he got it right, and explains how he successfull…
 
With the tenth anniversary of Kanye West's album My Beautiful Dark Twisted Fantasy upon us, Jack takes the opportunity to discuss the music and the persona of its creator with Kanye enthusiast George Messenger. Join the conversation and comment on this podcast episode: https://ricochet.com/podcast/young-americans/my-beautiful-dark-twisted-podcast/.…
 
This lecture discusses key ideas from the 20th century existentialist and feminist philosopher, novelist, essayist, and playwright Simone de Beavoir's book, The Second SexIt focuses specifically on her examination of the modalities of superiority, equality, and inferiority for men and women. Her existentialist stance involves rejection of either me…
 
Ep.94 Koestler Arts 2020 - Ministry of Arts Podcast This week Gary Mansfield speaks to Koestler Arts (@KoestlerArts) Koestler Arts is the UK’s best-known prison arts charity. They encourage people in the criminal justice system to change their lives by participating in the arts. They share those artworks with the public, so people can witness this …
 
This lecture discusses key ideas from the 20th century existentialist and feminist philosopher, novelist, essayist, and playwright Simone de Beauvoir's book, The Second SexIt focuses specifically on her critical examination of the history of male assertions of female inferiority.To support my ongoing work, go to my Patreon site - www.patreon.com/sa…
 
This lecture discusses key ideas from the 20th century existentialist and feminist philosopher, novelist, essayist, and playwright Simone de Beavoir's book, The Second SexIt focuses specifically on her discussion of women as being the Other. Her examination also discusses other modes of alterity, in which political power, class or race function as …
 
After months of campaigning, the Bush and Gore teams head into election night. But as the evening progresses, states close their polling places, and exit polls come in, the unexpected unfolds before the American people. This episode features: Sen. Joe Lieberman, Former Democratic Vice Presidential Nominee Bob Shrum, Campaign Strategist for Al Gore …
 
Feast your ears on listener Ferhat Bezazel’s “My Ordinary Hero” essay. All it takes is a little click on that “Listen” arrow above! Hello everyone!This week on The Sound Kitchen, you’ll hear a “My Ordinary Hero” essay by listener Ferhat Bezazel from Algeria. I hope you’ll be inspired to write an essay for us, too!If your essay goes on the air, you’…
 
This lecture discusses key ideas from the 20th century philosopher, Robert Nozick's book Anarchy, State, and Utopia Specifically it examines his discussion of the "Experience Machine", in which Nozick proposes a thought experiment involving a machine that would allow a person to have any experiences they choose, for an entire lifetime if they wish.…
 
The Gulf of Tonkin incident , also known as the USS Maddox incident, was a disputed international confrontation that led to the United States engaging more directly in the Vietnam War. It involved both a real confrontation and a fabricated confrontation between ships of North Vietnam and the United States in the waters of the Gulf of Tonkin. The or…
 
The potential for a future referendum on Irish unity is explicit in the Good Friday Agreement, if certain circumstances are met. But how would an Irish unity referendum work in practice? A new report by a group of academics called "The Working Group on Unification Referendums on the Island of Ireland" says that planning by the Irish and British gov…
 
This lecture discusses key ideas from the 18th century philosopher, essayist, and historian, David Hume's work A Treatise of Human NatureSpecifically it examines his discussion of the relation between reason and passion, which many portray as a conflict between those. Hume famously asserts: "We speak not strictly and philosophically when we talk of…
 
Outsourcing podcast Get the full show notes for this outsourcing podcast here:outsourceaccelerator.com/313 The Outsourcing Summit 2020 - Session 6 This episode features the last part of the six sessions from the Outsourcing Summit 2020, held on the 8th of October. Drek Gallimore is joined by CEOs Marge Aviso of TeleWork PH, Tim Vorbach of EMAPTA, a…
 
The 221-plus group, which represents those affected by the CervicalCheck scandal, has walked away from talks with the Government on a tribunal aimed at providing the women affected with a quicker and less adversarial alternative to lengthy and confrontational court cases. Little over a year since then-Taoiseach Leo Varadkar apologised on behalf of …
 
Nurse Audrey Bell was the Parkland Hospital Supervisor of Operating and Recovery Rooms in 1963. In the course of her work on November 22, 1963, she had an opportunity to view President Kennedy's wounds. She also participated in the surgery on Governor Connally. This is the March 20 1997 interview of Audrey Bell by the Assassination Records Review B…
 
This lecture discusses key ideas from the 18th century philosopher, essayist, and historian, David Hume's work A Treatise of Human NatureSpecifically it examines his discussion about the role that reason plays in determining our wills to action, by contrast to the passions, emotions, or desires.To support my ongoing work, go to my Patreon site - ww…
 
For a lot of companies, bonus season is coming up. Because this has been an especially strange year, it feels extra challenging to balance the desire to show your people they are valued, while still being responsible to the future needs of your business in uncertain times. Essentially, this episode is all about helping Eliot make decisions, but we …
 
This week Gary Mansfield speaks to Margo McDaid (@margoinmargate) Margo McDaid, known on Social Media as Margo in Margate, has accumulated quite a following thanks to her simple, yet extremely inviting and friendly portraits. Ten years after giving herself the task of creating a painting a day. Margo’s work now sells faster than she can make it. Pr…
 
This lecture discusses key ideas from the 20th century philosopher, playwright, and musician, Gabriel Marcel's essay Concrete Approaches to Investigating the Ontological Mystery.Specifically it examines his discussion of mystery as metaproblematic and the assurance it is encountered with. This leads into discussion of recollection (receuillement in…
 
Here is a link to a compete transcript of the Dallas Police Radio Recordings November 22 1963 http://jfk.hood.edu/Collection/Weisberg%20Subject%20Index%20Files/D%20Disk/Dallas%20Police%20Department/Dallas%20Police%20Department%20Records/Volume%2004/Item%2001.pdf--- Support this podcast: https://anchor.fm/art-mcdermott/support…
 
This lecture discusses key ideas from the 20th century philosopher, playwright, and musician, Gabriel Marcel's essay Concrete Approaches to Investigating the Ontological Mystery.Specifically it examines his discussion "availability" (disponibilité, in French) to other people. Another way of understanding this would be in relation to the value or vi…
 
As the last week of the campaign kicks off, both the Bush and Gore teams cross the country to garner the support of the remaining undecided voters. However, an embarrassing incident from one candidates past threatens to derail their campaign with less than a week to election day. This episode features: Ari Fleischer, Former Spokesperson for George …
 
This week on The Sound Kitchen, you’ll hear the answer to the question about Bolivia’s presidential elections. There’s “On This Day”, a book review from listener Warie Blip Porbeni, Ollia’s "Happy Moment”, great music, and of course, the new quiz question. Just click on the “Audio” arrow above and enjoy! Hello everyone! Welcome to The Sound Kitchen…
 
This lecture discusses key ideas from the 19th century German Idealist philosopher, Georg Wilhelm Friedrich Hegel's work, the Phenomenology of Spirit It focuses specifically on his discussion of the dialectical development of the Slave's consciousness in the famous Master-Slave dialectic. Three things are required for this development of consciousn…
 
President-elect Joe Biden represents a traditional approach to US foreign policy that was rejected by a majority of American voters in 2016. Now Biden is back, but the world has changed: China has emerged as a genuine competitor to the US. Can Biden adapt and respond? Are we facing into a new Cold War?Professor John Mearsheimer is a political scien…
 
As New Orleans D.A., Garrison began an investigation into the assassination of President John F. Kennedy in late 1966, after receiving several tips from Jack Martin that a man named David Ferrie may have been involved in the assassination. The end result of Garrison's investigation was the arrest and trial of New Orleans businessman Clay Shaw in 19…
 
This lecture discusses key ideas from the 19th century German Idealist philosopher, Georg Wilhelm Friedrich Hegel's work, the Phenomenology of Spirit It focuses specifically on his discussion of the position of the Master in the famous Master-Slave dialectic, which involves enjoying the recognition coming from the slave, but also the enjoyment of t…
 
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