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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45 Pieces

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


Pieces

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Where did antisemitism come from—is it racism? Religious bigotry? Something else?

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


  • Added: Jun 20, 2022
  • Length: 53:59
  • Purchases: 7
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Where did antisemitism come from—is it racism? Religious bigotry? Something else?

  • Added: Jun 14, 2022
  • Length: 54:00
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The father of Existentialism was born on June 21, 1905.

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


  • Added: Jun 13, 2022
  • Length: 53:58
  • Purchases: 5
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Would a race of thinking, autonomous, conscious machines be our slaves, our masters, or our partners?

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


  • Added: Jun 06, 2022
  • Length: 53:59
  • Purchases: 5

  • Added: May 30, 2022
  • Length: 54:00
  • Purchases: 7
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Why should anyone read—let alone write—a memoir?

  • Added: May 26, 2022
  • Length: 53:59
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Democracy may not be in great shape, but why would anyone prefer to be ruled by a despot?

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


  • Added: May 23, 2022
  • Length: 53:59
  • Purchases: 7
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Philosopher, political economist, and civil servant John Stuart Mill was born May 20, 1806.

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


  • Added: May 16, 2022
  • Length: 53:59
  • Purchases: 8
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Philosopher, political economist, and civil servant.John Stuart Mill was born May 20, 1806.

  • Added: May 13, 2022
  • Length: 54:01
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If Ideology is the air we breathe or the water we swim in, how can we come to notice it?

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


  • Added: May 09, 2022
  • Length: 53:59
  • Purchases: 7