Philosophy Bites

Philosophy Bites

David Bather Woods on Schopenhauer on Compassion

Arthur Schopenhauer is best known for the deep pessimism of his book The World as Will and Representation. Here we...

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Samantha Rose Hill on Hannah Arendt on Pluralism

Hannah Arendt's experience of the Eichmann trial in 1961 led her to reflect on the nature of politics, truth, and...

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David Edmonds on Undercover Robot

David Edmonds has co-authored a children's book, Undercover Robot. Here in this bonus episode (originally released on...

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Steven Nadler on Spinoza on Death

Baruch Spinoza was perhaps most famous for his equation of God with Nature - a view that his contemporaries, probably...

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Kate Manne on Misogyny and Male Entitlement

In this episode of the Philosophy Bites podcast Cornell philosopher Kate Manne discusses the notions of misogyny,...

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Liam Bright on Verificationism

Verificationists believe that every meaningful statement is either true by definition or else empirically verifiable...

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David Edmonds on Wittgenstein's Poker

For this special episode of the Philosophy Bites podcast (produced under lockdown) Nigel Warburton interviews David...

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Nigel Warburton on his A Little History of Philosophy

For this first of two special lockdown episodes of Philosophy Bites we interviewed each other. Here David Edmonds...

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Cheryl Misak on Frank Ramsey and Ludwig Wittgenstein

Cheryl Misak has recently published a biography of F.P. Ramsey, the great Cambridge thinker who died at the age of...

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Philip Goff on Galileo and Consciousness

Philip Goff discusses some of Galileo's insights into the nature of matter. He then goes on to discuss his own view...

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Elizabeth Anderson on 'Let's Talk'

In this episode of the Philosophy Bites podcast, recorded before the Covid-19 lockdowns, the political philosopher...

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Christian List on Free Will

What is free will? Do we have it? These are difficult questions. Neuroscience seems to point in the direction of...

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Christian List on Free Will

What is free will? Do we have it? These are difficult questions. Neuroscience seems to point in the direction of...

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Emily Thomas on Wildly Implausible Metaphysics

Some philosophers have drawn very strange conclusions about the nature of reality. Despite this Emily Thomas believes...

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Emily Thomas on Wildly Implausible Metaphysics

Some philosophers have drawn very strange conclusions about the nature of reality. Despite this Emily Thomas believes...

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James Wilson

Are thought experiments the best way of doing practical ethics? Not according to James Wilson. He thinks we need the...

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James Wilson

Are thought experiments the best way of doing practical ethics? Not according to James Wilson. He thinks we need the...

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Kate Kirkpatrick on the life and work of Simone de Beauvoir

In this episode of the Philosophy Bites podcast, Kate Kirkpatrick, author of a new biography of Beauvoir, Becoming...

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Kate Kirkpatrick on the life and work of Simone de Beauvoir

In this episode of the Philosophy Bites podcast, Kate Kirkpatrick, author of a new biography of Beauvoir, Becoming...

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Kathleen Stock on What is a Woman?

'What is a woman?' has become a contentious question with practical implications. The philosopher Kathleen Stock...

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