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Join Coleman Hughes, accomplished writer and philosophy graduate, for his brand new podcast, Conversations With Coleman. This is an honest conversation—with the sharpest minds— on some of the most vexing issues regarding race and culture in the West.

Conversations With Coleman Coleman Hughes

    • Philosophy

Join Coleman Hughes, accomplished writer and philosophy graduate, for his brand new podcast, Conversations With Coleman. This is an honest conversation—with the sharpest minds— on some of the most vexing issues regarding race and culture in the West.

    The Limits of Identity with Ayishat Akanbi (Ep.14)

    The Limits of Identity with Ayishat Akanbi (Ep.14)

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    In this episode, Coleman interviews Ayishat Akanbi, a Nigerian-British fashion stylist, writer, cultural commentator, and photographer.

    During the episode they talk about Ayishat’s background in the fashion world, why the art world is so progressive, the tension between free speech and safety, the psychology of identity politics, the psychology of apologies, the pressure to post on social media about activist causes, how to address historical wrongs, and more.

    • 1 hr 17 min
    Q&A with Coleman Hughes - Bonus

    Q&A with Coleman Hughes - Bonus

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    Listen to the recording of a live Q&A Coleman hosted for his subscribers.

    Recording date: August 23rd, 2020.

    • 1 hr 6 min
    Approaching the Third Rail with Bret Weinstein (Ep.13)

    Approaching the Third Rail with Bret Weinstein (Ep.13)

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    In this episode, Coleman interviews Bret Weinstein, an American evolutionary biologist and host of the Dark Horse Podcast - which he was on a few weeks ago. During this episode they talk about whether economics is the driving force behind ethnic conflict, the extent to which racial differences in average IQ are the result of nature or nurture, they spend a long time discussing cultural differences between groups that might account for racial disparity and the way in which history is used by social and political movements.

    • 1 hr 43 min
    Thinking About Morality (Ep.12)

    Thinking About Morality (Ep.12)

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    In this episode, Coleman interviews Peter Singer, an Australian moral philosopher, professor of Bioethics at Princeton University and a Laureate Professor at the Centre for Applied Philosophy and Public Ethics at the University of Melbourne. Peter is known for his book, ‘Animal Liberation’ in which he argues in favor of veganism, and his essay ‘Famine, Affluence and Morality’ in which he argues in favor of donating to the global poor. During this episode they talk about whether moral obligations depend on where you happen to be in the world, whether human happiness is comparative or absolute, Tyler Cowen’s book Stubborn Attachments, hedonic adaptations and whether the human race is happier now than it was a thousand years ago, and more.

    • 57 min
    Is Black Lives Matter Right? - Bonus

    Is Black Lives Matter Right? - Bonus

    Solo episodes in their entirety are usually available to subscribers only. Due to the importance of the subject matter, Coleman has decided to make this episode available to everyone. For member-only perks please consider joining at colemanhughes.org.   

    In this episode, Coleman discusses his views on race and police. A subject that has been on the lips of many since the death of George Floyd by the hands of police officers.  He will read an essay he wrote for City Journal called 'Stories and Data', while also providing some additional thoughts.

    • 42 min
    Life, Death, and Meaning with Brian Greene (Ep. 11)

    Life, Death, and Meaning with Brian Greene (Ep. 11)

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    In this episode, Coleman interviews Brian Greene, an American theoretical physicist, mathematician, and string theorist. During this episode they talk about Brian’s latest book ‘Until the End of Time’, consciousness, religion, the meaning of life, and more.

    • 58 min

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