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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192 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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80 Pieces

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


Pieces

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Are people cruel to others despite -- or because of -- their victims' humanity?

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  • Added: May 31, 2021
  • Length: 53:59
  • Purchases: 6
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Do sports help us cultivate virtues such as loyalty, collaboration, and discipline, or do they promote feelings like rivalry, tribalism, and obsess...

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  • Added: May 17, 2021
  • Length: 53:59
  • Purchases: 7

  • Added: May 03, 2021
  • Length: 54:00
  • Purchases: 4
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Should we have the freedom to buy products or services that might upset or disgust some people?

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  • Added: Mar 29, 2021
  • Length: 53:59
  • Purchases: 10
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The life and thought of political philosopher John Rawls, born February 21, 1921.

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  • Added: Feb 21, 2021
  • Length: 53:59
  • Purchases: 8
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Does the internet necessarily make people nastier and more arrogant?

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  • Added: Jan 25, 2021
  • Length: 53:58
  • Purchases: 12
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How can insights from the arts and humanities help us cope with difficult times?

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  • Added: Jan 11, 2021
  • Length: 53:58
  • Purchases: 8
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How can insights from the arts and humanities help us cope with difficult times?

Bought by KMUN, KOJB 90.1 FM The eagle, KALW, KTSW 89.9, GCR (Global Community Radio) and more


  • Added: Jan 02, 2021
  • Length: 53:59
  • Purchases: 10
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If there is intelligent life beyond Earth, how would that change life ON Earth?

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  • Added: Dec 07, 2020
  • Length: 53:59
  • Purchases: 9
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What (didn't) happen this past year to challenge our assumption and make us think about things in new ways?

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  • Added: Dec 03, 2020
  • Length: 53:59
  • Purchases: 5