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8 of The Best Podcast Episodes for Frank Ramsey. A collection of podcasts episodes with or about Frank Ramsey, often where they are interviewed.

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8 of The Best Podcast Episodes for Frank Ramsey. A collection of podcasts episodes with or about Frank Ramsey, often where they are interviewed.

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Reading Frank Ramsey

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Bill Thompson is reading Cheryl Misak's life of the philosopher Frank Ramsay. Deep reading matters in these turbulent times. https://twitter.com/billt/status/1269191484978462720

Jun 06 2020

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Cheryl Misak on Frank Ramsey and Ludwig Wittgenstein

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Cheryl Misak has recently published a biography of F.P. Ramsey, the great Cambridge thinker who died at the age of only 26, but who nevertheless made a significant impact in several different fields including philosophy, mathematics, and economics. In this episode of the Philosophy Bites podcast she discusses Ramsey's interactions with Wittgenstein. The two thinkers had very different personal styles and their philosophies reflect this.

May 30 2020

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The man who thought too fast - A Story of Frank Ramsey

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Frank Ramsey—a philosopher, economist, and mathematician—was one of the greatest minds of the last century. Have we caught up with him yet? 💭 Short Gripping Stories brings you some of the most intriguing published short stories from some of the world's most renowned and well-written publications and newsletters in audible form.

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May 17 2020

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The Best We Can Do — the pragmatic views of Cheryl Misak and young Frank Ramsey

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Is there anything better than “the best we can do”? According to some pragmatic philosophers, it’s not about settling for less but constantly pushing for more, and more. IDEAS presents the case for a particular, ‘moderate’ brand of pragmatism that may be deeply valuable in times of uncertainty.

Apr 07 2020

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Frank Ramsey

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Shahidha Bari looks at the legacy of Frank Ramsey who died in 1930 aged 27, but not before doing work that changed the course of philosophy, logic, mathematics and economics. Shahidha is joined by Cheryl Misak, who has recently published the first biography of Ramsey, and philosopher Steven Methven.
Plus, philosopher Emily Thomas on the role travel has played in the development of philosophy.

Cheryl Misak's biography Frank Ramsey: A Sheer Excess of Powers is out now.

Emily Thomas' The Meaning of Travel is out now.

Producer: Luke Mulhall

Mar 05 2020

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Saving Stories: The Frank Ramsey Few Fans Really Knew

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He played for two legendary basketball coaches, won a national title and several NBA championships, but a recent oral history interview with the late Frank Ramsey reveals much more about his life and legacy. WUKY's Alan Lytle and Nunn Center Director Dr. Doug Boyd talk about the Kentucky native who came to be known as the ultimate sixth man.

Jul 17 2018

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March Madness-Sports and Torts: Frank Ramsey and Jack Twyman

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Pro basketball Hall of Famers Frank Ramsey and Jack Twyman talk about their stellar careers. Jack remembers his teammate Maurice Stokes, who was permanently disabled in a game. Jack took legal custody of Maurice and helped his friend for the rest of his life.

Mar 29 2011

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Hugh Mellor on Frank Ramsey on Truth

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Frank Ramsey was a remarkable philosopher and mathematician who made substantial original contributions to philosophy, economics and mathematics despite dying before he was 30 years old. In this episode of the Philosophy Bites podcast Hugh Mellor discusses Ramsey's ideas about truth. 

Philosophy Bites is made in association with the Institute of Philosophy

Feb 26 2011

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