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Philosophy? WTF??
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What is Philosophy? Why should we bother with it? Sit down with Danny and Dr. Mike in the comfort of their local pub, as they grapple with the big ideas in a unique and accessible way!Send us an email: philosophywtf@gmail.comCheck out our article about the podcast here! Get into Mike and Danny's heads for free! https://blog.apaonline.org/2018/10/03/the-philosophy-wtf-podcast-philosophy-outside-academia/ Discuss our episodes on our Facebook group: https://www.facebook.com/groups/4542270783532 ...
 
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Philosophize This!
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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.
 
The simplest questions often have the most complex answers. The Philosopher's Zone is your guide through the strange thickets of logic, metaphysics and ethics.
 
We've trapped two philosophers in deep space for your amusement. To stave off space madness, they're beaming back podcasts where they overanalyze science fiction to mine it for delicious philosophical concepts. Tune in to our fun little experiment, with samplings from Black Mirror, Star Trek, Rick and Morty, and many more! Live long and philosopher.
 
Learn German like a native speaker would by listening to the language and getting a „feel“ for it. Our motto: Improve your German. Improve your life.
 
Unabridged philosophy audiobooks including writing by Plato (Parmenides), Aristotle (Economics) and Cicero (On Moral Duties). Topics discussed include ethics, justice, law, logic, metaphysics, God, happiness, love and beauty. Each book has been streamlined by merging separate LibriVox recordings into a single seamless whole with no interruptions. Painting: La Perle et la vague by Paul-Jacques-Aimé Baudry.
 
"Comics are as healthy as they have been for over a decade. The level of story and art are at all time highs."
 
The #1 Theology podcast on planet earth with Dr. Tripp Fuller. Each episode features an extended interview with a different scholar from a variety of perspectives. Enjoy.
 
The Pre-Socratic Greek philosophers, that is, the philosopher-scientists who lived before or contemporaneously to Socrates, were the first men in the Western world to establish a line of inquiry regarding the natural phenomena that rejected the traditional religious explanations and searched for rational explanations. Even though they do not form a school of thought, they can be considered the fathers of philosophy and many other sciences as we have them now. None of their works is extant, s ...
 
We've trapped two philosophers in deep space for your amusement. To stave off space madness, they're beaming back podcasts where they overanalyze science fiction to mine it for delicious philosophical concepts. Tune in to our fun little experiment, with samplings from Black Mirror, Star Trek, Rick and Morty, and many more! Live long and philosopher.
 
A regular but mercifully short journey into what seemingly-innocuous part of modern society gets my dander right up.
 
A podcast dedicated to a deep dive into Ray Dalio's book "Principles". We examine the book through the lens of philosophy and our experience using the principles.
 
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Philosophize This!
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A free podcast dedicated to sharing the ideas that shaped our world!
 
Harvard political philosopher Michael Sandel examines the thinking behind a current controversy.
 
Welcome to Wisecrack's CULTURE BINGE, where we feast on everything going on in the zeitgeist and digest it for all of you. From pop culture fails to blunders in advertising, technology, and beyond — join Jared, Alec, and Surbhi weekly as they philosophize about what it means to live in this absurd and fascinating world.
 
Daniel Lobell of Comical Radio and This American Life is back once again. This time, he's diving head first into philosophy (a subject he knows little about) with fellow comedians (Marc Maron, Artie Lange, Maria Bamford, Lewis Black, Greg Fitzsimmons, Larry Miller, Reggie Watts etc.) and attempting to find the answers to life's great questions. Even if the questions just lead to more questions, there will be many laughs in between. You can listen and decide: Are comedians really "modern day ...
 
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Philosophy Bites
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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
 
The simplest questions often have the most complex answers. The Philosopher's Zone is your guide through the strange thickets of logic, metaphysics and ethics.
 
Star Wars news and rumors by real Star Wars fans.
 
Walk with me and my guest as we talk about existential topics lazily.Listen, laugh and learn with The Lazy Philosopher.New episodes every MondayCheck out my YouTube Channel "The Lazy Philosopher"Follow me on Twitter.com/TheBeteetFollow me on Instagram.com/billbeteet/
 
Learn German like a native speaker would by listening to the language and getting a “feel” for it. Our motto: Improve your German. Improve your life.
 
The Theology Nerd podcast is a chance for Tripp Fuller, host of the Homebrewed Christianity Podcast, to answer questions, talk to his friends, and nerd out without the confines of an interview. Enjoy.
 
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Philosophy 247
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David Edmonds interviews leading philosophers about moral issues that effect us 24/7.
 
I (Joshua Gibson) interview elite level weightlifters, coaches, and experts in the field of strength and power development.
 
Join us each month as we engage in philosophical discussions about the most common-place topics with host Jack Russell Weinstein, professor in the Department of Philosophy and Religion at the University of North Dakota. He is the director of The Institute for Philosophy in Public Life.
 
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Philosophy Bites
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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
 
Turning anytime into philosophy time! Basically, I will be using this as a philosophical exercice to further refine my thought, before I head to Europe this summer to write my 3rd book. Existentialism led me to a meta aesthetic-ethic critique of the Capitalist Cave. Adventuring into this cave led to the deconstruction of 10 rules on How to Never Be Broke Again. Cover art photo provided by Steve Harvey on Unsplash: https://unsplash.com/@trommelkopf
 
To The Best Of Our Knowledge is a nationally-syndicated, Peabody award-winning public radio show that dives headlong into the deeper end of ideas. We have conversations with novelists and poets, scientists and software engineers, journalists and historians, filmmakers and philosophers, artists and activists — people with big ideas and a passion to share them.
 
This is the Alice in Muggleland Podcast with your hosts Billius McDaniels and the NoMaj Alice, as they work through the historical English Documents (or as Muggles call them "works of fiction") about the rise and fall of Voldemort via the Golden Trio (Harry, Ron, and Hermoine). This is Alice's first time reading them! This podcast will also point out similarities and familiarity to Alice's "fairy tales" such as Alice in Wonderland and The Wizard of Oz when appropriate. Visit our Patreon at h ...
 
Powers of Mind is a paradigm shift in consciousness. It is a holistic philosophy for a spiritually healthy life.Powers of Mind is change without confusion.
 
A group of trained philosophers explore the philosophical dimensions of contemporary politics, and make the case for progressive politics.
 
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Very Bad Wizards
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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.
 
No BS, real-life, street-smart conversations with some of the world's leading thinkers about how we can end the grind and create extraordinary lives. Let's face it… The world is changing and the traditional roadmap for success just isn't working anymore. So, what does it actually take for us to be happy and successful? How do we create a life of excitement and integrity, while living with a deep sense of purpose? Join us for a shockingly clear, fresh perspective on how to start living the dream.
 
The Ground Shots Podcast is an audio project documenting conversations with folks who's work intersects with the land through craft, farming, herbalism, activism, art and more. We've been making this podcast on the road as a way to share the work of folks we meet along the way.
 
Marcus Aurelius was a Roman Emperor and philosopher who wrote Meditations; insights which were considered to give the meaning of life. The book was not written with the intent to be published. It offers a noteworthy chain of challenging situations which are a reflection on spirituality and enumerate the struggle to understand oneself and one's role in the universe. Written in the style of a journal, Meditations emphasizes that life in this world is short. Aurelius was a stoic philosopher who ...
 
Philosophy can be a confusing subject. Join me, Tobias Weaver on a bi-weekly podcast exploring practical philosophy, with an aim to develop the conditions of our mind to improve the conditions of our life. In it we explores the ideas of ancient and modern philosophy, stoicism and psychology to outline ways to take ownership for our well-being and build resilience to life's hardships. In the face of increasing stress, anxiety, depression and general mental health, the goal of The Pocket Philo ...
 
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The Man Made
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The Man Made is a dramatic philosophical podcast about the awe and wonder of the man made. The podcast presents a unique and radiant spectacle: a heroic view of the man made. It dramatically illuminates, in short piercing episodes, the awe, wonder and beauty of the created, the artificial, from the common to the conceptual, from the concrete to the sublime, in every human sphere. It illuminates the world in a wondrous new light. Welcome to The Man Made.
 
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Muthu’s Musings
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Random thoughts of a desi geek
 
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How to Write Good
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The writing podcast that isn't about how to write. Looking at writing, creativity, and other artforms through a philosophical and lighthearted lens.
 
Published in 1912, The Problems of Philosophy by Bertrand Russell is one of his most popular books. It renders philosophical issues and questions in a way in which they become relevant and accessible to the man or woman on the street, provoking them to devote time and effort into thinking about these aspects of life. Here, the great philosopher and humanist thinker Bertrand Russell examines the importance of empirical (that which can be verified by observation or experience rather than deduc ...
 
1 phone call. 1 hour. No names. No holds barred. Thats the premise behind Beautiful Stories from Anonymous People, hosted by comedian Chris Gethard (the Chris Gethard Show, Broad City, This American Life, and one of Time Outs 10 best comedians of 2015). Every week, Chris opens the phone line to one anonymous caller, and he cant hang up first, no matter what. From shocking confessions and family secrets to philosophical discussions and shameless self-promotion, anything can and will happen! T ...
 
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For The Wild
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This weekly hour-long program is a forum for powerful conversations with the philosophers, scientists, activists, healers, artists and others who are leading the movements to restore our beleaguered planet to its natural balance. The show deals with the most urgent questions facing the next generation of Earth stewards. How do we reverse ecological damages and create a culture of regeneration? How do we confront the psychological challenges of an uncertain future, while healing the age-old w ...
 
Podcast host Danny Whittaker interviews leading psychologists, philosophers, academics and authors for tips and advice on how to improve your mind, your life and your mental health.
 
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Alan Watts Podcast
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Alan Watts is one of the most widely read philosophers of the 20th century. In addition to his 28 books, Alan Watts delivered hundreds of public lectures and seminars the recordings of which have been preserved in the archives of the Electronic University. Alan's eldest son Mark Watts has reviewed and cataloged these talks to prepare them for public broadcast. In 2005 Amber Star of Zencast.org created Alan Watts podcast to help disseminate these lectures to a new iPod listening generation . ...
 
Interview with Philosophers about their New Books
 
Welcome to Philosophication, the show where two non-experts philosophize about all things complicated, controversial, or simply interesting. We’ll tackle topics ranging from morality and ethics to current events, from politics to pop culture, and from philosophy to whatever else we happen to find interesting. We don’t claim to be experts, and we’re sure to get things wrong from time to time, but one thing you will always find here is a commitment to free and open dialogue on a variety of com ...
 
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Typology
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Who are we? Why do we act, think and feel the way we do? How can we become our best, most authentic selves? Welcome to Typology, a podcast that explores the mystery of the human personality and how we can use the Enneagram typing system as a tool to become our best, most authentic selves. Hosted by author, speaker and counselor, Ian Morgan Cron, Typology features interviews with thought leaders from every sphere of life, including renowned Enneagram authors and teachers, psychologists, theol ...
 
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Plato and Aristotle were acute observers and analysts of the world around them, but they never had to deal with climate change. Trust, virtue and reason seem to be in short supply today. Can the ancients show us how to recover these essential aspects of social harmony?By ABC Radio National.
 
In this episode I talk to Christian Munthe. Christian is a Professor of Practical Philosophy at the University of Gothenburg, Sweden. He conducts research and expert consultation on ethics, value and policy issues arising in the intersection of health, science & technology, the environment and society. He is probably best-known for his work on ...…
 
All aboard the endless train of symbolism. We'll be passing through, but not making stops in: locomotive dad jokes, environmental injustice, Plato's Republic, Social Contact Theory, revolutionary change, and various flavors or dooooom! If you can't follow the train of thought, it's cause the podcast is a closed system and we can only be as cohe ...…
 
Understand Nature's Practical Lessons Topics discussed Maximize your evolution Remember "no pain, no gain" It is a fundamental law of nature that in order to gain strength one has to push one's limits, which is painful. Join us on our subreddit dailosprinciples Follow us on Twitter @MicahBaize @JohnSextro Support Dalio's Principles: A Philosoph ...…
 
A.J. Jacobs hosts Daniel Lobell to talk about philosophy, religion, what is involved in being an author, and a recap of the global family reunion that A.J. threw and Daniel participated in a few years back. It’s a great talk and they also discuss the ideas of JL Schellenberg. Enjoy!By Daniel Lobell.
 
Jack Russell Weinstein visits with Robert Alter, the world’s foremost Hebrew Scriptures scholar. He just released a new translation of the books of Moses.By Prairie Public.
 
John “Hammertime” Holshoe and Rockin’ Robbie Billups invite Justin Goldsmith and Mike Matthews into Huntsville Attic Studios to argue whether or not Dr. Strangelove qualifies as sci-fi in our newest podcast discussing 1960s science fiction films and television! The post Pop Culture Philosophers – Episode 043 – 60s Sci-Fi appeared first on Pop C ...…
 
It’s true, it’s real! A episode 73 of Mindless Philosophers is ready for your ear holes! This episode is all about that sweet sweet D23 footage, and could contain what some might call spoilers. So listen at your own risk. As always, thanks for listening and we will catch you again soon.By Chris Squared Productions.
 
Would you choose an algorithm rather than a human to mark your exam papers? Would you welcome a translation app that replaced foreign language learning? Would you trust a marriage prediction app to choose your life partner? Professor Michael Sandel of Harvard University - Radio 4's 'Public Philosopher' - puts these and other questions to an aud ...…
 
Plato and Aristotle were acute observers and analysts of the world around them, but they never had to deal with climate change. Trust, virtue and reason seem to be in short supply today. Can the ancients show us how to recover these essential aspects of social harmony?By ABC Radio National.
 
More great books at LoyalBooks.comBy Bertrand Russell.
 
More great books at LoyalBooks.comBy Marcus Aurelius.
 
Are thought experiments the best way of doing practical ethics? Not according to James Wilson. He thinks we need the rich detail of real cases or complex imaginary cases not a simplified version of reality to make sense of the moral problems we face. We are grateful for support for this episode from the Marc Sanders Foundation and from our supp ...…
 
Are thought experiments the best way of doing practical ethics? Not according to James Wilson. He thinks we need the rich detail of real cases or complex imaginary cases not a simplified version of reality to make sense of the moral problems we face. We are grateful for support for this episode from the Marc Sanders Foundation and from our supp ...…
 
In this philosophic episode of The Man Made podcast, join writer-philosopher Alen White as he dramatically illuminates the awe and wonder of the bandage. The Man Made is a dramatic philosophical podcast about the awe and wonder of the man made. The podcast presents a unique and radiant spectacle: a heroic view of the man made. It dramatically i ...…
 
Part 1 in a trilogy of previously unpublished Quick Fire Questions featuring Dr. Brian King, Dr. William Epstein, Prof. David Benatar, Juliet Grayson, and Dr. Joanna Moncrieff.By Danny Whittaker.
 
Where does creativity come from? And what exactly is going on in your brain when the Muse descends? Guests: Heather Berlin, Siri Hustvedt, Jim Holt, Mary Sharrat, Nathaniel Mary QuinnBy To The Best Of Our Knowledge.
 
More great books at LoyalBooks.comBy Marcus Aurelius.
 
Ok, so if someone has a right to representation, they should have a right to participation. But who should be represented? Democratic principles suggest that it is “the governed”. But who is that? And does that lead us to thinking that probably everyone in the world should have some say over U.S. policy? Toby Napoletano, Michael Hughes…
 
Philosophy of Language was a central concern in classical Indian Philosophy. Philosophers in the tradition discussed testimony, pragmatics, and the religious implications of language, among other topics. In his new book, Language, Meaning, and Use in Indian Philosophy: An Introduction to Mukula's 'Fundamentals of the Communicative Function'(Blo ...…
 
More great books at LoyalBooks.comBy Bertrand Russell.
 
More great books at LoyalBooks.comBy Marcus Aurelius.
 
Send us your questions and comments! Email us at: culturebinge@wisecrack.co Leave us a voicemail: +1 (213) 534-8807 Follow Us on Twitter! @wisecrackalec (Alec) @suripatel22 (Surbhi) @michaeloburns (Michael) Topics for Culture Binge Episode 17 1:12 - Slaps or Chaps 9:51 - Opposite-Sex Friendships 22:35 - Is Mindfulness a Scam? 37:29 - Seinfeld r ...…
 
If you had to boil it down, Enneagram Sevens have an underlying fear that when it comes to pain and suffering, they will be unsupported. But in order to satisfy their unmet longing for completeness, for solidness, for wholeness, Sevens need to be able to stick with their sadness and discomfort long enough to work through it with others to foste ...…
 
More great books at LoyalBooks.comBy Bertrand Russell.
 
More great books at LoyalBooks.comBy Marcus Aurelius.
 
interregnum (noun)in·​ter·​reg·​num | \ ˌin-tə-ˈreg-nəm \Definition:1: the time during which a throne is vacant between two successive reigns or regimes.2: a period during which the normal functions of government or control are suspended.3: a lapse or pause in a continuous series.By Danny Whittaker.
 
This week, For The Wild is joined by Raj Patel, co-author of A History of the World in Seven Cheap Things, which traces the historical origins of capitalism and the making of “cheapness.” Jason W. Moore and Raj write, “Cheap is a strategy, a practice, a violence that mobilizes all kinds of work—human and animal, botanical and geological—with as ...…
 
Join Brother Malcolm, Author, Spiritual Freedom Philosopher, and Doctor of Consciousness 12PM PST/3PM ESTas he shares Insights from the Inward Journey. He sheds light on how to use the Enlightenism Formula to become the Master of Your Mind. Brother Malcolm’s Enlightenism philosophy defines Consciousness as the Greater Power. On each broadcast, ...…
 
Sometimes we get too emotionally tied to what we are writing. I get that. I get emotionally attached to my writing as well. I just think we might need to take a step back. My Website: www.danielpoppie.com HTWG Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/howtowritegood HTWG Twitter: https://twitter.com/HTWGPodcast HTWG Instagram: https://www.instagram.co ...…
 
This week Mike and Danny are still at the Kant party but the snacks are running out and the slow music is on the turntable. Was it a good party? Would we come again? Danny didn’t much care for it but tells Kant he had a lovely time anyway, Mike decides honesty is the best policy and tells Kant right out that his party sucked and gets punched in ...…
 
All aboard the endless train of symbolism. We'll be passing through, but not making stops in: locomotive dad jokes, environmental injustice, Plato's Republic, Social Contact Theory, revolutionary change, and various flavors or dooooom! If you can't follow the train of thought, it's cause the podcast is a closed system and we can only be as cohe ...…
 
Alice and Billius discuss Chapter 8, The Deathday Party. Alice learns more about ghosts and briefly compares it to what she knows about ghosts in her NoMaj lore. Alice and Billius debate if Nearly Headless Nick's motives in inviting Harry to the deathday party were altruistic. She also learns about Salamanders. Alice disregards our magically sc ...…
 
More great books at LoyalBooks.comBy Marcus Aurelius.
 
David and Tamler start out with a discussion of the new Chappelle special and the negative reaction from many critics. Is Chappelle trolling his audience? Has he lost touch with the powerless people he used to champion? Or have critics missed his larger point, and failed to approach the new special as an art form? Then they address the latest d ...…
 
Join Brother Malcolm, Author, Spiritual Freedom Philosopher, and Doctor of Consciousness 12PM PST/3PM ESTas he shares Insights from the Inward Journey. He sheds light on how to use the Enlightenism Formula to become the Master of Your Mind. Brother Malcolm’s Enlightenism philosophy defines Consciousness as the Greater Power. On each broadcast, ...…
 
This young Scottish caller has a checklist of things to discuss, including the question: Are Scottish people comfortable with depressing comedy because it rains a lot or are they just born a bit sad? This episode is brought to you by Magoosh (www.magoosh.com code: BEAUTIFUL), Bombas (www.bombas.com/STORIES), Brooklinen (www.brooklinen.com code: ...…
 
More great books at LoyalBooks.comBy Bertrand Russell.
 
More great books at LoyalBooks.comBy Marcus Aurelius.
 
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