Philosophy Talk

Series produced by Philosophy Talk

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The marketplace version of Philosophy Talk. Stations can cherry-pick episodes for license.

For the automated series please view Philosophy Talk: Weekly.

The marketplace version of Philosophy Talk. Stations can cherry-pick episodes for license.

For the automated series please view Philosophy Talk: Weekly.


86 Pieces

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What is the goal of a belief: to make you feel better, to make you successful, or to track the truth?

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  • Added: Nov 11, 2019
  • Length: 53:59
  • Purchases: 1
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Who has the right to decide my own medical treatment other than me?

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  • Added: Oct 28, 2019
  • Length: 53:59
  • Purchases: 6
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Would a race of thinking, autonomous, conscious machines be our slaves, our masters, or our partners?

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  • Added: Oct 21, 2019
  • Length: 53:59
  • Purchases: 6
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Democracy may not be in great shape right now, but why would anyone prefer to be ruled by a tyrant?

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  • Added: Oct 07, 2019
  • Length: 53:59
  • Purchases: 6
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Is the most elegant explanation always the best one?

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  • Added: Sep 30, 2019
  • Length: 53:58
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Are Space and Time two separate entities, or just different dimensions of one thing? And what difference does that make?

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  • Added: Oct 14, 2019
  • Length: 53:59
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Is knowing what you don't know the first step toward wisdom, or is a little arrogance a good thing?

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  • Added: Sep 23, 2019
  • Length: 53:59
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What could we possibly still say to people who don't believe the climate is changing?

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  • Added: Sep 09, 2019
  • Length: 53:59
  • Purchases: 7
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What should we do with literature and philosophy from a discredited moral past?

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  • Added: Aug 12, 2019
  • Length: 53:58
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How do we justify keeping so many nuclear weapons – and continually threatening to use them?

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  • Added: Aug 02, 2019
  • Length: 53:58
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Wouldn't it be nice if wanting something to be so made it so?

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  • Added: Jul 19, 2019
  • Length: 53:58
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Did postmodernism simply predict cynicism about the facts, or did it actually promote it?

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  • Added: Jul 15, 2019
  • Length: 53:59
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Do all views have a place on university campuses, or are there some views that should never be given a platform?

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  • Added: Aug 26, 2019
  • Length: 53:58
  • Purchases: 4
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What's it like to teach philosophy in prison? And what's it like to study philosophy while serving time?

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  • Added: Aug 18, 2019
  • Length: 53:59
  • Purchases: 3
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What should you have been reading this summer—and how should you have been reading it?

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  • Added: Sep 02, 2019
  • Length: 53:59
  • Purchases: 8
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Could our universe be just one among an infinite number of universes in the multiverse?

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  • Added: Jul 28, 2019
  • Length: 53:59
  • Purchases: 5
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Is it better to choose a life of suffering or live happily in somebody else's vision?

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  • Added: Jun 24, 2019
  • Length: 53:59
  • Purchases: 8
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Is believing in God different from believing in the tooth fairy or Santa Claus?

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  • Added: May 06, 2019
  • Length: 53:58
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What’s the difference between charitable giving from ordinary people and philanthropic giving from the very wealthy?

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  • Added: Apr 29, 2019
  • Length: 53:58
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If you could add a novel sense beyond the normal five, what would you want it to be?

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  • Added: Apr 15, 2019
  • Length: 53:59
  • Purchases: 9