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Philosophy for our Times is a free philosophy podcast bringing you the latest talks and debates from the world’s leading thinkers. We host weekly episodes on today’s biggest ideas in news, society, culture, politics, science and arts. Subscribe today to never miss an episode.

    The Skeptic’s Case for Free Speech | Michael Shermer

    The Skeptic’s Case for Free Speech | Michael Shermer

    Founder of The Skeptics Society Michael Shermer puts forward his case for the importance of free speech.

    • 27 min
    Reaching for Truth | David Aaronovitch, Asa Wikforss, Santiago Zabala

    Reaching for Truth | David Aaronovitch, Asa Wikforss, Santiago Zabala

    Journalist David Aaronovitch, philosopher of the mind Åsa Wikforss and philosophy professor Santiago Zabala ask whether telling the truth still matters at all.

    • 41 min
    Psychedelics and the Birth of Philosophy | Brian Muraresku

    Psychedelics and the Birth of Philosophy | Brian Muraresku

    New York Times bestseller Brian Muraresku uncovers the importance of psychedelic experiences to Ancient Greek and early Christian culture.

    • 31 min
    The Future of Mind Control | Rupert Sheldrake, Susan Schneider, Natasha Vita-More

    The Future of Mind Control | Rupert Sheldrake, Susan Schneider, Natasha Vita-More

    Author of The Science Delusion Rupert Sheldrake, chairman of Humanity+ Natasha Vita-More and philosopher of mind and AI specialist Susan Schneider debate the potential of mind-computer interface technology.

    • 40 min
    Beyond Us: Bonus Review

    Beyond Us: Bonus Review

    Series hosts Bernardo Kastrup and Fred Matser reflect on the series as a whole, and draw together some new conclusions.

    • 46 min
    Emotion Vs Reason | Dan Ariely, Paul Bloom, Patty Kostkova

    Emotion Vs Reason | Dan Ariely, Paul Bloom, Patty Kostkova

    Dan Ariely, Paul Bloom and Patty Kostkova ask whether the best strategy for survival is emotion or reason.

    • 45 min

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