Philosophy Talk

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Philosophy on the radio? You've got to be kidding? Well, sometimes we do (kid, that is). Mostly we look at today's important ideas with an eye to thinking them through.

Philosophy Talk is a weekly, one-hour radio series. The hosts' down-to-earth and no-nonsense approach brings the richness of philosophic thought to everyday subjects. Topics are lofty (Truth, Beauty, Justice), arresting (Terrorism, Intelligent Design, Suicide), and engaging (Baseball, Love, Happiness).

This is not a lecture or a college course; it's philosophy in action!

Philosophy Talk is a fun opportunity to explore issues of importance to your audience in a thoughtful, friendly fashion, where thinking is encouraged.

Series

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86 Pieces

The marketplace version of Philosophy Talk. Stations can cherry-pick episodes for license. For the automated series please view Philosophy Talk: Weekly.

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13 Pieces

The program that questions everything... except your intelligence.


Pieces

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What ethical dilemmas are people facing in their daily lives related to the pandemic or social distancing?

Bought by WCAI / WNAN Cape & Islands, Mass., GCR (Global Community Radio), KICI Iowa City, KMUN, KNVC Carson City Community Radio and more


  • Added: May 31, 2020
  • Length: 53:59
  • Purchases: 8
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Was Machiavelli an unscrupulous theorist and advisor, or one of the most widely misunderstood political philosophers ever?

Bought by KTSW 89.9, GCR (Global Community Radio), KMUN, KSKQ, WFHB and more


  • Added: May 04, 2020
  • Length: 53:58
  • Purchases: 7

  • Added: Apr 12, 2020
  • Length: 58:59
  • Purchases: 8
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Plato’s "Symposium" is arguably the most memorable philosophical work ever written on the subject of love. It is also the inspiration for Leonard B...

Bought by WFHB and KOJB 90.1 FM The eagle


  • Added: Jan 25, 2020
  • Length: 53:59
  • Purchases: 2
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Shouldn't we be loved for who we are or what we do?

Bought by KOJB 90.1 FM The eagle


  • Added: Jan 25, 2020
  • Length: 54:00
  • Purchases: 1
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Is there any good reason for marriage to be monogamous?

Bought by KTSW 89.9 and KOJB 90.1 FM The eagle


  • Added: Jan 25, 2020
  • Length: 54:00
  • Purchases: 2
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Do you them because they're lovable, or are they lovable because you love them?

Bought by KTSW 89.9 and KOJB 90.1 FM The eagle


  • Added: Jan 25, 2020
  • Length: 53:59
  • Purchases: 2
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How could laughing at each other help us better live together?

Bought by KSKQ, WNYO, KUOW, GCR (Global Community Radio), KOJB 90.1 FM The eagle and more


  • Added: Jan 13, 2020
  • Length: 53:59
  • Purchases: 12
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We don't have only one friend at a time, so why have only one lover at a time?

Bought by GCR (Global Community Radio), KMUN, KSKQ, WFHB, KICI Iowa City and more


  • 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.

Bought by WFHB, KOJB 90.1 FM The eagle, GCR (Global Community Radio), KMUN, KSKQ and more


  • Added: Dec 27, 2019
  • Length: 54:00
  • Purchases: 7