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The FUTURES Podcast explores the multitude of possible tomorrows. Meet the scientists, technologists, artists and philosophers working to imagine the sorts of developments that might dramatically alter what it means to be human. Hosted by Luke Robert Mason.
 
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Has science become the philosophical belief of our time? Leading scientists and philosophers discuss. Looking for a link we mentioned? It's here: https://linktr.ee/philosophyforourtimes In less than a lifetime, the first half of the twentieth century brought a series of life changing inventions. In combination with the all encompassing new stories …
 
Can science accommodate human subjectivity? Sabine Hossenfelder responds. Looking for a link we mentioned? It's here: https://linktr.ee/philosophyforourtimes In this interview, leading physicist and author, Sabine Hossenfelder, discusses the relationship between physics and philosophy. She examines the scientific community’s desire to find a unifie…
 
Is our obsession with data healthy or dangerous? Our specialists discuss. Looking for a link we mentioned? It's here: https://linktr.ee/philosophyforourtimes Look to the science' was the call from politicians and the public alike throughout the pandemic. As if science has a single definitive view, and the data one interpretation. Yet science is ful…
 
Does philosophy really have an impact on our daily life? Timothy Williamson explains. Looking for a link we mentioned? It's here: https://linktr.ee/philosophyforourtimes In this interview, professor of Logic at the University of Oxford, Timothy Williamson examines how common sense can sometimes not be fully self-consistent and can even lead us into…
 
What do memes really mean? Listen to find out!Looking for a link we mentioned? It's here: https://linktr.ee/philosophyforourtimesMemes are everywhere. But the term was coined only a few... Philosophy for our Times features debates and talks with the world’s leading thinkers on today’s biggest ideas. This live recording podcast is brought to you by …
 
All the questions.Looking for a link we mentioned? It's here: https://linktr.ee/philosophyforourtimesWhat exists? Why is there anything at all? Are there realities beyond physics? What is... Philosophy for our Times features debates and talks with the world’s leading thinkers on today’s biggest ideas. This live recording podcast is brought to you b…
 
Is our obsession with enhancing ourselves leading to the end of humankind? Luke Robert Mason explains. Looking for a link we mentioned? It's here: https://linktr.ee/philosophyforourtimes The transhumanist dream, the merging of humans with machines, may soon be a reality. Elon Musk's NeuraLink is developing quickly, and before long, with the rise of…
 
Has contemporary culture abandoned the quest for the sublime? Our experts try to find out. Looking for a link we mentioned? It's here: https://linktr.ee/philosophyforourtimes From Rembrandt to Rothko, Mozart to Wagner, art and music have the capacity to give us a feeling of the sublime and transcendent wonder. Yet in contemporary culture the sublim…
 
Is metaphysics back in fashion? Or is philosophy getting increasingly lost? Looking for a link we mentioned? It's here: https://linktr.ee/philosophyforourtimes The twentieth century began with a revolutionary new approach to philosophy. The great arguments about the nature of reality and human experience were deemed empty and meaningless. A new phi…
 
How does panpsychism clash with fundamental physics? Does it? Can we find a theory that supports science AND philosophy to finally explain consciousness? Looking for a link we mentioned? It's here: https://linktr.ee/philosophyforourtimes In this episode Philip Goff responds to recent critiques of panpsychism by theoretical physicists Sean Carroll a…
 
Today we have Dr. Joseph Hanovnikian on the podcast. It's a great conversation, I really think you'll enjoy todays show! https://vitalharmonics.com AFFILIATE LINKS Wisdom App with Daniel! http://www.tribevitamins.com/ http://www.ishoppurium.com/BreakingNormal STAY IN TOUCH ↣WEBSITE: http://breakingnormal.com ↣FACEBOOK: https://www.facebook.com/Dani…
 
How do we make decisions regarding our children in an impossibly complicated digital world? Looking for a link we mentioned? It's here: https://linktr.ee/philosophyforourtimes Technology is changing parenthood. From children raised by smartphones, to making choices about gene-editing and enhancement, Melanie Challenger asks what it means to be a pa…
 
Today we have Mason Taylor on the podcast. It's a great conversation, I really think you'll enjoy todays show! AFFILIATE LINKS Wisdom App with Daniel! http://www.tribevitamins.com/ http://www.ishoppurium.com/BreakingNormal STAY IN TOUCH ↣WEBSITE: http://breakingnormal.com ↣FACEBOOK: https://www.facebook.com/DanielEisenman ↣INSTAGRAM: https://instag…
 
Is the abandonment of ritual a contemporary mistake? Listen to what our experts have to say. Looking for a link we mentioned? It's here: https://linktr.ee/philosophyforourtimes From greetings and introductions, to love and relationships, church services and dances, formality and ritual were once a central part of our lives. But form and ritual have…
 
Philosopher David Chalmers shares his thoughts on how virtual worlds are challenging our understanding of reality, the possibility that could be living in a simulation, and what techno-philosophy can teach us about the nature of consciousness. David J. Chalmers is University Professor of Philosophy and Co-Director of the Center for Mind, Brain, and…
 
How wrong was Descartes exactly? Listen to find out! Looking for a link we mentioned? It's here: https://linktr.ee/philosophyforourtimes Professor of Cognitive and Computational Neuroscience Anil Seth explores the ultimate mystery of our consciousness experience. In this interview, Seth discusses the misconceptions surrounding the difference betwee…
 
Today we have Tyler Fischer on the podcast. It's a great conversation, I really think you'll enjoy todays show! https://www.tylerfischer.com Tyler's Instagram AFFILIATE LINKS Wisdom App with Daniel! http://www.tribevitamins.com/ http://www.ishoppurium.com/BreakingNormal STAY IN TOUCH ↣WEBSITE: http://breakingnormal.com ↣FACEBOOK: https://www.facebo…
 
Can morality lead society down dangerous roads? Listen to how our speakers deconstruct our idea of right and wrong. Looking for a link we mentioned? It's here: https://linktr.ee/philosophyforourtimes Many would argue that for at least a century we have been moving away from the moral certainties of traditional Christianity. Yet, a new form of moral…
 
Today we have Erin Meschke on the podcast. It's a great conversation, I really think you'll enjoy todays show! Mrs_Meschke@hotmail.com AFFILIATE LINKS Wisdom App with Daniel! http://www.tribevitamins.com/ http://www.ishoppurium.com/BreakingNormal STAY IN TOUCH ↣WEBSITE: http://breakingnormal.com ↣FACEBOOK: https://www.facebook.com/DanielEisenman ↣I…
 
Futurist Martin Ford shares his thoughts on why we should treat artificial intelligence like a utility, the impact a robot revolution will have on the economy, and how machines may enhance our creativity by encouraging new forms of innovation. Martin Ford is a futurist and the author of four books, including Rule of the Robots: How Artificial Intel…
 
Free will? Nah... Looking for a link we mentioned? It's here: https://linktr.ee/philosophyforourtimes Do we have free will? Are we exercising our agency or following our predetermined destiny? How would we structure our society if we believed that individuals are not responsible for their actions? Or maybe we already do? In this interview analytic …
 
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