Rank #1: Keith Frankish on the Hard Problem and the Illusion of Qualia
Keith Frankish discusses consciousness, subjective experience and the brain in this episode of the Philosophy Bites podcast.
Rank #2: Thomas Pink on Free Will
Rank #3: Jonathan Wolff on Marx on Alienation
Rank #4: Christopher Janaway on Nietzsche on Morality
Rank #5: Peter Millican on Hume's Significance
Rank #6: Robert Wright on Why Buddhism is True
Robert Wright believes that there are a number of key tenets of Buddhism which are both compatible with present day evolutionary theory, and accurate about our relationship with the world and with our own minds. In this episode of the Philosophy Bites podcast he discusses Buddhism, reality, and the mind, with interviewer Nigel Warburton.
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Rank #7: Graham Priest on Buddhism and Philosophy
What is the nature of the self? What is reality? How should we live? These are fundamental philosophical questions. Graham Priest discusses how such questions have been discussed in the Buddhist tradition for this episode of the Philosophy Bites podcast.
Rank #8: Peter Singer on Human Use of Animals
Rank #9: Alain de Botton on Atheism 2.0
Some atheists despise religion and ridicule it as absurd. In this episode of the Philosophy Bites podcast Alain de Botton, author of Religion for Atheists, takes a more pragmatic line, arguing that atheists can learn a great deal from religion. Philosophy Bites is made in association with the Institute of Philosophy.
Rank #10: Nick Bostrom on the Simulation Argument
Rank #11: Anil Seth on the Real Problem of Consciousness
The Hard Problem of consciousness is the difficulty of reconciling experience with materialism. In this episode of the Philosophy Bites podcast, in conversation with Nigel Warburton, Anil Seth, a neuroscientist, explains his alternative approach to consciousness,which he labels the 'Real Problem. Anil is a Wellcome Trust Engagement Fellow.