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Five Questions

I ask philosophers five questions about themselves. New episodes post on Tuesdays.

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Kit Fine

I ask the philosopher Kit Fine five questions about himself. Kit Fine is Professor of Philosophy and Mathematics at NYU. He is the author of several books, including “Reasoning with Arbitrary Objects” (1985), “The Limits of Abstraction” (2002), and “Semantic Relationism” (2007).

19mins

3 Aug 2021

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Miranda Fricker

I ask the philosopher Miranda Fricker five questions about herself. Miranda Fricker is Professor of Philosophy at the City University of New York Graduate Center and the author of “Epistemic Injustice: Power and the Ethics of Knowing” (2007). Rachel Whiteread, “Untitled (Stacks)” Doris Salcedo, “Fragmentos”

34mins

27 Jul 2021

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Lawrence Blum

I ask the philosopher Larry Blum five questions about himself. Lawrence Blum is Emeritus Professor of Philosophy and Distinguished Professor of Liberal Arts and Education at the University of Massachusetts, Boston. He is the author of several books including, most recently, “Integrations: The Struggle for Racial Equality and Civic Renewal in Public Education” (2021).

26mins

20 Jul 2021

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Sebastian Rödl

I ask the philosopher Sebastian Rödl five questions about himself. Sebastian Rödl is Professor of Philosophy at the University of Leipzig. He is the author of “Self-Consciousness” (2007), “Categories of the Temporal” (2012), and “Self-Consciousness and Objectivity: An Introduction to Absolute Idealism” (2018).

27mins

13 Jul 2021

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Cheryl Misak

I ask the philosopher Cheryl Misak five questions about herself. Cheryl Misak is Professor of Philosophy at the University of Toronto. Her books include “Truth and the End of Inquiry” (1990), “The American Pragmatists” (2013), and “Frank Ramsey: A Sheer Excess of Powers” (2020).

24mins

6 Jul 2021

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Philip Pettit

I ask the philosopher Philip Pettit five questions about himself. Philip Pettit is Laurance S. Rockefeller University Professor of Human Values at Princeton University and Distinguished University Professor of Philosophy at the Australian National University. He is the author of many books, including “The Common Mind” (1996), “Republicanism: A Theory of Freedom and Government” (1997), and “The Birth of Ethics” (2018).

30mins

29 Jun 2021

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Anil Gomes

I ask the philosopher Anil Gomes five questions about himself. Anil Gomes is Associate Professor of Philosophy at the University of Oxford. He is the author of “Iris Murdoch on Art, Ethics, and Attention” (2013), “Is There a Problem of Other Minds?” (2011), “Kant on Perception” (2014), and other essays.

27mins

22 Jun 2021

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Elizabeth Barnes

I ask the philosopher Elizabeth Barnes five questions about herself. Elizabeth Barnes is Professor of Philosophy at the University of Virginia and the author of “The Minority Body” (2016).

27mins

15 Jun 2021

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Sarah Moss

I ask the philosopher Sarah Moss five questions about herself. Sarah Moss is Professor of Philosophy at the University of Michigan and the author of “Probabilistic Knowledge” (2018).

26mins

8 Jun 2021

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Raimond Gaita

I ask the philosopher Raimond Gaita five questions about himself. Rai Gaita is Professorial Fellow at the University of Melbourne and Emeritus Professor of Moral Philosophy at King’s College London. He is the author of many books, including “Good and Evil: An Absolute Conception” (1991), “Romulus, My Father” (1998), and “A Common Humanity” (1998). J. S. Bach, Cello Suites, performed by Pablo Casals

36mins

1 Jun 2021

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