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Philosophers’ work and philosophers’ lives, both inside and outside of philosophy. Brought to you by the Department of Philosophy, Logic and Scientific Method, the Centre for Philosophy of Natural and Social Science, LSE, and the Forum for Philosophy.

    Out of the Vat #5 – Heather Widdows

    Out of the Vat #5 – Heather Widdows

    Heather Widdows is John Ferguson Professor of Global Ethics and Deputy Pro-Vice Chancellor Research at the University of Birmingham. In this episode we talk to Heather about beauty, choice, and re-reading Twilight…

    • 17 min
    Out of the Vat #4 – Brian Glenney

    Out of the Vat #4 – Brian Glenney

    Brian Glenney specialises in the philosophy of perception, with a specific interest in Molyneux's Question. In this episode we talk to Brian about perception, illusion and (literally) seeing the world through the eyes of another being…

    • 32 min
    Out of the Vat #3 – Katherine Furman

    Out of the Vat #3 – Katherine Furman

    Katherine Furman is a Philosopher of Public Policy at University College Cork – soon to move to the University of Liverpool. In this episode Katherine talks about AIDS denialism, expertise and growing up in South Africa…

    • 17 min
    Out of the Vat #2 – Richard Ashcroft

    Out of the Vat #2 – Richard Ashcroft

    Richard Ashcroft is Professor of Bioethics and Deputy Head of the Department of Law at Queen Mary University of London. In this episode, Richard discusses his recent work on utopias, his love of trains, and "the other Richard Ashcroft"…

    • 32 min
    Out of the Vat #1 – Steven French

    Out of the Vat #1 – Steven French

    Steven French is a Professor of Philosophy of Science at the University of Leeds. In this episode, Steven discusses his current interest in phenomenological approaches to quantum mechanics, and recounts his early forays into art-rock journalism...

    • 28 min

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