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Beginner friendly if listened to in order! For anyone interested in an educational podcast about philosophy where you don't need to be a graduate-level philosopher to understand it. In chronological order, the thinkers and ideas that forged the world we live in are broken down and explained.
 
David Edmonds (Uehiro Centre, Oxford University) and Nigel Warburton (freelance philosopher/writer) interview top philosophers on a wide range of topics. Two books based on the series have been published by Oxford University Press. We are currently self-funding - donations very welcome via our website http://www.philosophybites.com
 
Join us every weekday morning to take a few moments to step out of the internal chatter and external noise. We'll pause and reflect to consider what brings us together in this shared human condition and how we can live a life that best reflects our limitless potential.
 
Intelligence Squared is the world’s leading forum for debate and intelligent discussion. Live and online we take you to the heart of the issues that matter, in the company of some of the world’s sharpest minds and most exciting orators. Join the debate at www.intelligencesquared.com and download our weekly podcasts every Tuesday and Friday. Support this show http://supporter.acast.com/intelligencesquared.
 
For centuries, all sorts of people—generals and politicians, athletes and coaches, writers and leaders—have looked to the teachings of Stoicism to help guide their lives. Each day, author and speaker Ryan Holiday brings you a new lesson about life, inspired by the thoughts and writings of great Stoic thinkers like Marcus Aurelius and Seneca the Younger. Daily Stoic Podcast also features Q+As with listeners and interviews with notable figures from sports, academia, politics, and more. Learn m ...
 
New Episodes Every Saturday at 4AM ET! This channel is dedicated to the distribution of ideas so that they be made accessible to anyone. Some key theoretical domains that this channel explores, but that is not limited to, include Feminism, Gender and Queer theory, Post-Structuralism, Structuralism, Psychoanalysis, Marxism, Rhetoric, Epistemology, Ontology, and Phenomenology. Patreon: https://www.patreon.com/theoryandphilosophy Youtube: https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCIq2xNjGAof0cCUaKbco6HQ
 
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Very Bad Wizards

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Very Bad Wizards

Tamler Sommers & David Pizarro

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Very Bad Wizards is a podcast featuring a philosopher (Tamler Sommers) and a psychologist (David Pizarro), who share a love for ethics, pop culture, and cognitive science, and who have a marked inability to distinguish sacred from profane. Each podcast includes discussions of moral philosophy, recent work on moral psychology and neuroscience, and the overlap between the two.
 
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Thinking Clearly

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Thinking Clearly

Bob Froehlich-Retired Chemist, Counselor, Psychology Professor and Julia Minton-Technology Consultant

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In this age of fake news, alternative facts and information overload, this podcast offers cognitive self-defense strategies and topics that will help you understand and master critical thinking in forming your claims beliefs and opinions.
 
The weekly podcast about happiness, creativity, and the human condition. It's us, Ali and Taimur Abdaal, occasionally joined by guests, talking about things to help us think, do, and be better. Things like social interaction, lifestyle design, mental models... Things that are hard to examine, but important to explore. And hopefully, things that make for a fun and interesting chat every week. We'd love for you to join us.
 
Join Thomas for some critical thinking on questions of science, philosophy, skepticism and politics. These serious topics are discussed with some serious guests, but in an entertaining and engaging way! This is not your typical interview podcast; it’s a friendly dialogue, conducted thoughtfully and with plenty of humor. It's Serious Inquiries Only; but like, not boring or anything.
 
Piloted by its Oxford-educated host Spencer Klavan, “Young Heretics” explores the concepts of truth, beauty, and everything that makes Western culture great in the face of an increasingly hostile academia, media, and culture through which liberals guard the great works of the West behind lock and key to “protect” the next generation from the supposed racism, sexism, and homophobia of those that came before. "Young Heretics," in direct contrast to this, provides an open forum for exploring, u ...
 
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The Pill Pod gets academic as our new volume is out, edited by Matt and featuring contributions Victor, Erik and our episode guest Ben (@benburgis) of Give Them an Argument. We argue that much of the antagonism between socialism and liberalism has been fabricated by internet creatures who want to piss off their dads.The exorbitantly expensive volum…
 
Melvyn Bragg and guests discuss the author and philosopher Iris Murdoch (1919 - 1999). In her lifetime she was most celebrated for her novels such as The Bell and The Black Prince, but these are now sharing the spotlight with her philosophy. Responding to the horrors of the Second World War, she argued that morality was not subjective or a matter o…
 
What can southern Black joy teach us about agency? What role does refusal have in liberation? What more might there be to root work than resistance? In The Politics of Black Joy: Zora Neale Hurston and Neo-Abolitionism (Northwestern UP, 2021), Lindsey Stewart explores Hurston’s contributions to political theory and philosophy of race to develop a p…
 
Most of us, scientists included, see physics as an attempt to provide an objective description of the world independent of human subjectivity and consciousness. Yet, Max Planck, one of major scientific figures of the twentieth century and the founder of quantum mechanics, stated as a result of his investigations and experiments: “I regard conscious…
 
More at https://www.philosophytalk.org/shows/john-dewey.John Dewey is regarded by some as the American philosopher. In the first half of the 20th century, he stood as the most prominent public intellectual whose influence reached into intellectual movements in China, Japan, and India. Although we hear less of Dewey nowadays, his pragmatic political…
 
Marxism is having a moment; higher workloads, stagnating wages, rising costs of living, a new economic crisis every few years, a warming climate and now almost two years of a worldwide pandemic have all led to a number of people across the world, especially younger people, to self-identify with ideas once thought to be in the dustbin of history. Bu…
 
My guest today is Andy Norman. Andy is a philosopher and the director of the humanism initiative at Carnegie Mellon University. He is also the founder of CIRCE, the Cognitive Immunology Research Collaborative. In this episode, we discuss his new book "Mental immunity: Infectious ideas, Mind parasites, and the Search for a Better Way to Think." We t…
 
Horrifying new revelations are emerging from the fatal shooting on the set of Alec Baldwin's latest movie... ACCIDENTS ARE RARELY ACCIDENTS! Crew member in charge of prop gun that killed cinematographer was a 'replacement brought in after workers walked off set of Rust' following row about conditions and 'two misfires' days before tragedy: Alec Bal…
 
Horrifying new revelations are emerging from the fatal shooting on the set of Alec Baldwin's latest movie... ACCIDENTS ARE RARELY ACCIDENTS! 'I wasn't sure if I was ready': The 24-year-old armorer who had doubts before being put in charge of guns on Alec Baldwin film set where he shot cinematographer dead - after some crew walked out over safety Ar…
 
Host of A Neighbor's Choice radio program, David Gornoski talks about the recent removal of his YouTube channel. He summarizes the work of Rene Girard and shows how society still tries to use scapegoats to relieve tensions, even after Jesus showed us its futility. Mentioned in the Episode and Other Links of Interest: The YouTube version of this int…
 
Child slavery, motherhood, female independence and freedom through education are amongst the topics explored in over 20 books by the author Buchi Emecheta. Born in 1944 in an Ibusa village, she lost her father aged eight, travelled to London and made a career as a writer whilst bringing up five children on her own, working by day and studying at ni…
 
The new Sci Fi epic Dune is one of the year's biggest releases, and one of the most anticipated science fiction films in years. At Rebel Wisdom we are taking this opportunity to ask some deeper questions, including what is the meaning of Sci Fi? And what are the stories we are choosing to tell saying about us, who we are, and who we want to be? Thi…
 
On today’s podcast Ryan talks to Nick Palmisciano about his recent trip to Afghanistan to help rescue American interpreters, the philosophical implications of practicing Brazilian jujitsu, his journey after leaving the military and becoming an entrepreneur, and more. Nick Palmisciano is the CEO of Diesel Jack Media, a full-service marketing agency.…
 
This appeal can be read here https://theanarchistlibrary.org/library/errico-malatesta-let-us-go-to-the-people Let us go to the people is Errico Malatesta's response to the Sicilian peasant Fasci movement in the 19th century and the growing struggles of change and justice in southern Italy. It outlines a strategy of engagement and criticizes insular…
 
The Hungarian Marxist philosopher George Lukács has long occupied a complicated place in the Marxist canon of thinkers, both his lived and theoretical practice subject to much critical commentary and debate. While History and Class Consciousness is considered to be a classic of critical sociology, it has also often been held at arms length by Marxi…
 
Little Amal is a 3.5m high puppet who has been walking nearly 9000 kilometres across Europe this summer in recognition of the journey made by thousands of child refugees every year in search of family members, safety and a new home. To mark this extraordinary project, five award-winning European writers have written short stories inspired by Amal’s…
 
The history of Africans in Europe may seem recent – a result of migration in the 20th and 21st centuries – but in her new book, African Europeans, historian Olivette Otele tells a very different story – a story of African presence in Europe that stretches back centuries. The host is author and BBC Radio 4 presenter Kavita Puri. To buy African Europ…
 
Ryan talks about why you can’t let critics paralyze you, on today’s Daily Stoic Podcast. Sign up for the Daily Stoic email: http://DailyStoic.com/email Follow us: Instagram, Twitter, YouTube, TikTok, and Facebook See Privacy Policy at https://art19.com/privacy and California Privacy Notice at https://art19.com/privacy#do-not-sell-my-info.…
 
Happy Friday! Be honest, are you enjoying your Friday or are you already worrying about your weekend to-do list, or feeling anxious about next week? We often are so consumed about what’s coming up that we don’t actually enjoy the moments we’re already in! This weekend, try to stay focused on the present, have more fun, find more joy and stay in thi…
 
Dennis McKenna is perhaps the world's best-known psychedelic ethnobotanist and a pioneer in the field of psychedelic research. He's the author of several books, including 'The Brotherhood of the Screaming Abyss' which chronicles his life with his brother Terence McKenna. More recently, he set up the McKenna Academy, a not for profit modern day myst…
 
We are name dropping that Baudrillard, Virilio and trying to remember what Emmanuel Levinas said, giving a biased review of the new Pills vid, and trying to figure out what's up with all the images.Get the full ep and hours more educational content by supporting our efforts over at www.patreon.com/plasticpills…
 
Little Amal is a 3.5m high puppet who has been walking nearly 9000 kilometres across Europe this summer in recognition of the journey made by thousands of child refugees every year in search of family members, safety and a new home. To mark this extraordinary project, five award-winning European writers have written short stories inspired by Amal’s…
 
Gardening and George Orwell might not be the first pairing that comes to mind but he uses gardening metaphors in his writing and made many notes about the growth of vegetables and flowers he had planted. Rebecca Solnit discusses how this focus helps us understand his work and that of other writers interested in flowers. Shahidha Bari is also joined…
 
"Dangerous?" said Jung, "You're life isn't dangerous..." He looked out the window into the distance: "Vietnam was Dangerous... I remember the napalm..." You looked awkwardly at your feet, as you tend to do, but you had the courage to say it: "Carl, you didn't fight in Vietnam, you were 79 years old and writing book cope in your little handmade cast…
 
Grace speaks to Holly Jean Buck, Assistant Professor of Environment and Sustainability at the University of Buffalo about her new book Ending Fossil Fules: Why Net Zero Is Not Enough. They discuss the meaning of net zero, the different trajectories we might use to get there, and how these different paths might ease or exacerbate other ecological, s…
 
Emissions, reputation and shame: what does the history of climate conferences tell us about what to expect at COP26? Professor Paul Harris and Professor John Vogler look at whether there are different ways of approaching some of the key questions to ensure greater success in meeting targets. Why do emissions created in China for businesses based in…
 
What is the future of care? In The Care Crisis: What Caused It and How Can We End It? (Verso, 2021), Emma Dowling, an assistant professor at the Department of Sociology, University of Vienna, introduces the extent of the global crisis of care. Drawing on a feminist perspective, the book thinks through the multiple ways that care is rendered invisib…
 
(Re:) Claiming Ballet (Intellect Books, 2021) by Dr. Adesola Akinleye explores the history of movement through ballet, representation, and the future of dance. Though ballet is often seen as a white, cis-heteropatriarchal form of dance, in fact it has been, and still is, shaped by artists from a much broader range of backgrounds. This collection lo…
 
Ryan explains why you should always think through your impressions before you act on them, and reads The Daily Stoic’s entry of the day, on today’s Daily Stoic Podcast. List your product on AppSumo between September 15th - November 17th and the first 400 offers to go live will receive $1000, the next 2000 to list a product get $250. And everyone wh…
 
Many of us are taught to see the big picture. We tell folks to get out of the weeds, or to stop getting caught up in the details. But it is only by looking at things on a smaller scale that we can make change. Everything you do matters. What small act can you do that can make a big difference? Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.…
 
There is a growing evidence that people have accepted the reality of climate change and the need for action. But there is significant divergence in attitudes toward the salience of the problem — which is to say, how big a problem it is, how much it should matter to us, and where to rank climate change in a list of national priorities.…
 
Heather Heying is an evolutionary biologist, coproducer of The Darkhorse Podcast and co-writer of A Hunter Gatherer's Guide to the 21st Century along with her husband Bret Weinstein. She taught at The Evergreen State College from 2002 to 2017 and was thrust from academia by means of an illiberal mob and equity-minded (read: empty-minded) bureaucrat…
 
Controversies over the topic of trans seem to come around on a weekly basis. The latest is around the recent comedy special by Dave Chappelle on Netflix. In the UK there was a big scandal over a concerted attempt to cancel the academic Kathleen Stock at her university, and a groundbreaking new podcast series from the BBC about the activist organisa…
 
Dr. Amishi Jha enters the mind meld to sharpen your focus, recontextualize mindfulness, and define enlightenment. Dr. Amishi Jha is a professor of psychology and the director of the contemplative neuroscience program at the University of Miami. She researches the neurology of attention and the effects of mindfulness training. Her new book, Peak Min…
 
Little Amal is a 3.5m high puppet who has been walking nearly 9000 kilometres across Europe this summer in recognition of the journey made by thousands of child refugees every year in search of family members, safety and a new home. To mark this extraordinary project, five award-winning European writers have written short stories inspired by Amal’s…
 
In this episode, I present Friedrich Nietzsche's concept of the Will to Power. *The Geneaology of Morals was released AFTER Beyond Good & Evil* If you want to support me, you can do that with these links: Patreon: https://www.patreon.com/theoryandphilosophy paypal.me/theoryphilosophy Twitter: @DavidGuignion IG: @theory_and_philosophy…
 
Do we value the right ideas? Two concepts come in for close scrutiny in this edition of Free Thinking: Rationality and Tradition. So, what are they, how has our understanding of them changed over time and why do we seem to place such little emphasis on each in our contemporary world? Presenter Anne McElvoy will listening to the arguments as Steven …
 
Stan McChrystal has spent a long career considering questions of risk, leadership, and the role of America’s military, having risen through the Army’s ranks ultimately to take command of all US and NATO forces in Afghanistan, a force representing 150,000 troops from 45 countries. Retiring as a four-star general in 2010, he has gone on to lecture at…
 
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