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
Founder of The Skeptics Society Michael Shermer puts forward his case for the importance of free speech.
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.
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.
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.
Beyond Us: Bonus Review
Series hosts Bernardo Kastrup and Fred Matser reflect on the series as a whole, and draw together some new conclusions.
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.