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Philosophy Now

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Rank #85 in Philosophy category

Society & Culture
Philosophy
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Podcasts from philosophynow.org, home of the most widely read philosophy magazine in the world, Philosophy Now.

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Podcasts from philosophynow.org, home of the most widely read philosophy magazine in the world, Philosophy Now.

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Sadness

By trish9696 - Oct 25 2019
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Why does the host interrupt the speakers so much it is rude ,we want to hear them talk without being rushed or cut off.Its unnerving I actually stopped the podcast because of this .

Jeez

By Mfnttms - Oct 13 2018
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The self righteousness is disgusting. In all sincerity, Bring this podcast back.

iTunes Ratings

61 Ratings
Average Ratings
22
13
5
9
12

Sadness

By trish9696 - Oct 25 2019
Read more
Why does the host interrupt the speakers so much it is rude ,we want to hear them talk without being rushed or cut off.Its unnerving I actually stopped the podcast because of this .

Jeez

By Mfnttms - Oct 13 2018
Read more
The self righteousness is disgusting. In all sincerity, Bring this podcast back.

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Philosophy Now

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Podcasts from philosophynow.org, home of the most widely read philosophy magazine in the world, Philosophy Now.

Rank #1: The Thoughts of Friedrich Nietzsche

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Grant Bartley from Philosophy Now discusses the influence and ideas of Friedrich Nietzsche, the infamous German anti-Christian philosopher, with Ken Gemes, Professor of Philosophy at Birkbeck. First broadcast on 8 November 2011 on Resonance FM.

Nov 08 2011

49mins

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Rank #2: Introduction to Quantum Mechanics

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Grant Bartley from Philosophy Now talks to Manjit Kumar, author of Quantum, about quantum mechanics. First broadcast on 21 June 2011 on Resonance FM.

Jun 21 2011

53mins

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Rank #3: Buddhist Philosophy

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What has Buddhism to offer the 21st Century? Join Anja Steinbauer and her guests, Martin Muchall and Rick Lewis, for a critical discussion of ideas in and about Buddhism. First broadcast on 18 May 2014 on Resonance FM.

May 18 2014

57mins

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Rank #4: The Ideas of G.W.F. Hegel

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Grant Bartley from Philosophy Now discusses questions about the nature of historical change, the purpose of human life and more from a Hegelian perspective with Katerina Deligiorgi, from the University of Sussex, and writer Peter Benson. With live music by Alan Stewart and Rosanella DC. First broadcast on 24 January 2012 on Resonance FM.

Jan 24 2012

50mins

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Rank #5: How Come Consciousness?

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Join Grant Bartley from Philosophy Now and guests Philip Goff from the University of Liverpool and Tom McClelland from the University of Manchester as they try to work out how all that electricity between your nerve cells relates to and produces all your experiences and thoughts. First broadcast on 25 May 2014 on Resonance FM.

May 25 2014

57mins

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Rank #6: Free Will and the Brain

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Given what we now know about the mind’s connection with brain activity, and that brain activity, being normal physical activity, apparently must be determined by physical laws, is it possible to say we have free will anymore? If so, in what way? If not, what are the implications? And what is free will anyway? To discuss these and related questions, Grant Bartley from Philosophy Now is joined by Sam Coleman from the University of Hertfordshire, Norman Bacrac from the South Place Ethical Society and independent scholar Camilla Martin. First broadcast on 20 March 2012 on Resonance FM.

Mar 20 2012

55mins

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Rank #7: Existential Psychotherapy

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Grant Bartley from Philosophy Now interviews Gill Davies, practicing existential psychotherapist, and Brian O’Gorman, Associate Lecturer at the Open University and a High Intensity Therapist, about this form of psychotherapy and its connection with existentialist philosophy. First broadcast on 29 November 2011 on Resonance FM.

Nov 29 2011

53mins

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Rank #8: Impressions of David Hume

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Isaiah Berlin said of David Hume, “No man has influenced the history of philosophy to a deeper or more disturbing degree.” Join Grant Bartley from Philosophy Now plus guests Jane O’Grady, Peter Kail and James Arnold to find out why. First broadcast on 11 May 2014 on Resonance FM.

May 11 2014

57mins

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Rank #9: The History of Philosophy in Less Than an Hour

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Grant Bartley from Philosophy Now talks to Nigel Warburton, author of A Little History of Philosophy, and Jane O’Grady, who teaches History of Philosophy at the London School of Philosophy, about what they like best in the history of Western philosophy. With music by Alan Stewart. First broadcast on 27 September 2011 on Resonance FM.

Sep 27 2011

50mins

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Rank #10: Civilization and Its Discontents

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Grant Bartley from Philosophy Now asks David Bell, President of the British Psychoanalytical Society, Edward Harcourt, Lecturer in Philosophy, Keble College, Oxford, and Alex Gath, anthropologist, about the contemporary relevance of Freud’s social theory. First broadcast on 11 October 2011 on Resonance FM.

Oct 12 2011

53mins

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Rank #11: The Art of Living Philosophically

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Grant Bartley from Philosophy Now talks about the Art of Living series of books with series editor Mark Vernon, who has also written Wellbeing. Grant also interviews Piers Benn about Commitment and Ziyad Marar about Deception. First broadcast on 6 September 2011 on Resonance FM.

Sep 06 2011

52mins

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Rank #12: Who Is This God Person Anyway?

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Grant Bartley from Philosophy Now asks “Who is this God person anyway?” with Barry Hingston promoting Christianity, Hamza Tzortzis promoting Islam, and Richard Baron promoting atheism. Who can make the best case for their belief system? Will any of them persuade you? First broadcast on 20 September 2011 on Resonance FM.

Sep 20 2011

54mins

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Rank #13: The Tragedy of Life

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How should we deal with the tragic side of life? And how have the philosophers responded to the tragic fragility of life and happiness, especially in modern times, from Nietzsche onwards? Grant Bartley from Philosophy Now talks to Christopher Hamilton and Simon May from King’s College London, and Ken Gemes from Birkbeck, University of London. First broadcast on 21 February 2012 on Resonance FM.

Feb 21 2012

53mins

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Rank #14: Representing Arthur Schopenhauer

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He’s known as the philosopher of pessimism, and he has a remarkably cheerless view of the nature of reality, but he’s also a poetic writer who advocates compassion and loves art. Grant Bartley from Philosophy Now finds out about Arthur Schopenhauer from Christopher Janaway of the University of Southampton and Daniel Came of St Hugh’s College, Oxford. Live music is provided by Ruth Merry. First broadcast on 28 February 2012 on Resonance FM.

Mar 02 2012

51mins

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Rank #15: Socrates: Man and Myth

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Grant Bartley from Philosophy Now discusses Socrates, his ideas and role in Western philosophy, with M.M. McCabe from King’s College London, and Tim Chappell from the Open University. First broadcast on 31 January 2012 on Resonance FM.

Jan 31 2012

55mins

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Rank #16: Transhumanism and Posthumanism

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What is the future of humanity? What limits should we impose on our biotechnological and other scientific developments – what will happen when we don’t? Grant Bartley from Philosophy Now asks Debra Shaw from the University of East London, Blay Whitby from the University of Sussex, and David Gamez from Imperial College London, for answers. With live music from Bucky Muttel on the Chapman Stick. First broadcast on 14 February 2012 on Resonance FM.

Feb 14 2012

52mins

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Rank #17: Teaching Philosophy to Children

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Grant Bartley from Philosophy Now talks to Peter Worley, who runs The Philosophy Shop, and John Holroyd, an A-level philosophy teacher, about teaching philosophy to school children from as young as four. First broadcast on 19 May 2011 on Resonance FM.

May 19 2011

54mins

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Rank #18: Feminist Philosophy

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Anja Steinbauer, President of Philosophy For All, thrashes out the meanings, contributions and tribulations of feminist philosophy with her guests, feminist thinker Ann Brisby, Professor of Sociology Vikki Bell, Reader in Philosophy Meena Dhanda and philosopher and film-maker Terri Murray. First broadcast on 1 November 2011 on Resonance FM.

Nov 01 2011

51mins

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Rank #19: The Limits of Science

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What is the scientific method? What’s special about it? What are the limits of its application? How does science compare with other ways of knowing and when should we use those other ways in preference to science – if ever? Helping Grant Bartley from Philosophy Now answer these questions will be Ken Gemes from Birkbeck, University of London, Gary Retallick from the Workers’ Educational Association, and Dean Peters from the London School of Economics. First broadcast on 6 March 2012 on Resonance FM.

Mar 06 2012

55mins

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Rank #20: Love

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Grant Bartley from Philosophy Now discusses love and questions at the heart of our emotional lives with Simon May, author of the recent Love: A History and visiting professor at King’s College, London, and Edward Harcourt, Lecturer in Philosophy, Keble College, Oxford. First broadcast on 22 November 2011 on Resonance FM.

Nov 23 2011

55mins

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