Philosophy Talk

Series produced by Philosophy Talk

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The marketplace version of Philosophy Talk. Stations can cherry-pick episodes for license.

For the automated series please view Philosophy Talk: Weekly.

The marketplace version of Philosophy Talk. Stations can cherry-pick episodes for license.

For the automated series please view Philosophy Talk: Weekly.


88 Pieces

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Have we entered a post-truth era in which politicians and "news" outlets can lie without consequence?

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  • Added: Jan 20, 2020
  • Length: 53:59
  • Purchases: 8
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How could laughing at each other help us better live together?

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  • Added: Jan 13, 2020
  • Length: 53:59
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We don't have only one friend at a time, so why have only one lover at a time?

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  • Added: Jan 06, 2020
  • Length: 53:58
  • Purchases: 7
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Remembering Philosophy Talk's co-creator, chief cheerleader, and guiding light, Ken Taylor.

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  • Added: Dec 27, 2019
  • Length: 54:00
  • Purchases: 6
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Can we trust an algorithm to make morally responsible driving decisions?

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  • Added: Dec 09, 2019
  • Length: 53:58
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The laws of physics determine how things in the cosmos change. But what would happen if the laws themselves changed?

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  • Added: Dec 23, 2019
  • Length: 53:58
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If humans are so rational, then how come we're subject to so much unconscious bias and error?

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  • Added: Dec 16, 2019
  • Length: 53:59
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What happened in the past year that challenged our assumptions and made us think about things in new ways?

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  • Added: Nov 22, 2019
  • Length: :29
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Could rational communication really be the true key to real democracy?

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  • Added: Dec 02, 2019
  • Length: 53:58
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If humans have human rights because they’re persons, are there some nonhumans who are also persons with nonhuman rights?

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  • Added: Nov 25, 2019
  • Length: 53:58
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What rights should undocumented immigrants have?

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  • Added: Nov 17, 2019
  • Length: 53:59
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What is the goal of a belief: to make you feel better, to make you successful, or to track the truth?

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  • Added: Nov 11, 2019
  • Length: 53:59
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Who has the right to decide my own medical treatment other than me?

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  • Added: Oct 28, 2019
  • Length: 53:59
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Would a race of thinking, autonomous, conscious machines be our slaves, our masters, or our partners?

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  • Added: Oct 21, 2019
  • Length: 53:59
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Democracy may not be in great shape right now, but why would anyone prefer to be ruled by a tyrant?

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  • Added: Oct 07, 2019
  • Length: 53:59
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Is the most elegant explanation always the best one?

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  • Added: Sep 30, 2019
  • Length: 53:58
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Are Space and Time two separate entities, or just different dimensions of one thing? And what difference does that make?

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  • Added: Oct 14, 2019
  • Length: 53:59
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Is knowing what you don't know the first step toward wisdom, or is a little arrogance a good thing?

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  • Added: Sep 23, 2019
  • Length: 53:59
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What could we possibly still say to people who don't believe the climate is changing?

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  • Added: Sep 09, 2019
  • Length: 53:59
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What should we do with literature and philosophy from a discredited moral past?

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  • Added: Aug 12, 2019
  • Length: 53:58
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