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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153 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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48 Pieces

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


Pieces

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Is the self just a fiction we create to make sense of a complicated world?

  • Added: Oct 03, 2022
  • Length: 54:00
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Why has it been so hard for us to coordinate on fighting global warming?

Bought by KSKQ, GCR (Global Community Radio), WYAP, WVTF, KMUN and more


  • Added: Oct 03, 2022
  • Length: 54:00
  • Purchases: 10
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Why has it been so hard for us to coordinate on fighting global warming?

  • Added: Sep 28, 2022
  • Length: 54:00
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Can Heidegger's contributions to Western philosophy and be reconciled with his active support for the German Nazi party?

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


  • Added: Sep 26, 2022
  • Length: 53:59
  • Purchases: 7
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How do we tell the difference between appreciation and appropriation—between exploration and exploitation?

Bought by KTSW 89.9, GCR (Global Community Radio), KMUN, KSKQ, and KICI Iowa City


  • Added: Sep 19, 2022
  • Length: 54:00
  • Purchases: 5
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How do we tell the difference between appreciation and appropriation—between exploration and exploitation?

  • Added: Sep 16, 2022
  • Length: 54:00
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What do citizens owe the state? What does the state owe its citizens?

Bought by KTSW 89.9, GCR (Global Community Radio), KSKQ, WLPR , and KICI Iowa City


  • Added: Sep 12, 2022
  • Length: 53:59
  • Purchases: 5
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What thoughtful and controversial books do some people say other people shouldn’t read?

Bought by WLPR , KTSW 89.9, KMUN, WVTF, GCR (Global Community Radio) and more


  • Added: Sep 06, 2022
  • Length: 53:59
  • Purchases: 8
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What are some thoughtful and controversial books that some people say other people shouldn’t read?

  • Added: Aug 29, 2022
  • Length: 53:59
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Do we always have a moral obligation to do the most good we can?

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


  • Added: Aug 28, 2022
  • Length: 53:59
  • Purchases: 8