36 episodes

A podcast dedicated to promoting philosophical education and deep reflection. We invite philosophers from around the globe to discuss philosophy in the context of contemporary injustices – all at an easy-to-understand and digestible level. New episodes weekly on Friday.

Dialexicon Saurish Srivastava

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A podcast dedicated to promoting philosophical education and deep reflection. We invite philosophers from around the globe to discuss philosophy in the context of contemporary injustices – all at an easy-to-understand and digestible level. New episodes weekly on Friday.

    How to Fix a Democracy: Making Margins Matter with Professor Daniel Wodak

    How to Fix a Democracy: Making Margins Matter with Professor Daniel Wodak

    What’s the problem with U.S. democracy now? How do we facilitate electoral reform to make the system better represent voters’ interests? How do we avoid gerrymandering and other harmful processes tainting democracy now?

    Our latest episode features Professor Daniel Wodak, who is an Associate Professor of Philosophy at the University of Pennsylvania and is also the Associate Director of Penn’s Institute for Law and Philosophy. In this episode, Professor Wodak discusses their paper titled “The Democratic Imperative to Make Margins Matter” and how we can build a better democracy for Americans.

    If you’d like to learn more about Professor Wodak’s research, please visit their website: https://danielwodak.weebly.com/

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    • 54 min
    Ethics in Social Epistemology: “Insidious Ignorance” with Professor Bailey Thomas

    Ethics in Social Epistemology: “Insidious Ignorance” with Professor Bailey Thomas

    Why is it necessary to integrate ethical and political frameworks into social epistemology? How should non-Black people engage within the Black Radical Tradition?

    Our latest episode features Dr. Bailey Thomas, who is currently a Postdoctoral Fellow in the Department of Philosophy while on research leave from the University of Louisville, where they are an Assistant Professor of Philosophy. In this episode, Saurish and Professor Thomas explore central questions around different ethical and political frameworks, and how they relate to the daily experience within the United States and the globe.

    If you’d like to learn more about the Roundtable for Black Feminist and Womanist Theory, please visit the website: https://roundtableforblackfeminismandwomanism.weebly.com/

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    • 52 min
    Fake News and Misinformation with Professor Eliot Michaelson

    Fake News and Misinformation with Professor Eliot Michaelson

    What is fake news? How does it spread? Does the classification of fake news require intent? Does AI make misinformation worse?

    Our latest episode features Professor Eliot Michaelson, who is a Reader in the Department of Philosophy at King’s College London, and an Honorary Associate Professor of Linguistics at University College London. In this episode, Saurish and Professor Michaelson explore central questions around fake news and misinformation and what we ought to do to recognize it, as well as how the digital age may shape journalism and misinformation.

    If you’d like to learn more about Professor Michaelson’s research, please visit his website: http://www.emichaelson.org/

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    • 55 min
    The Necessity of Philosophy for the Youth: PLATO with Professor Jana Mohr Lone

    The Necessity of Philosophy for the Youth: PLATO with Professor Jana Mohr Lone

    Why is philosophy for the youth necessary? How can educators and students get involved with philosophy (besides listening to the podcast!)?

    Our latest episode features Professor Jana Mohr Lone, who is the director and co-founder of the Philosophy Learning and Teaching Organization (PLATO) and an Affiliate Professor of Philosophy at the University of Washington. In this episode, Saurish and Professor Lone explore central questions around consciousness and how it relates to our perception of time, as well as whether it’s possible to create artificial consciousness.

    If you’d like to learn more about PLATO, please visit their website: https://www.plato-philosophy.org/

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    • 43 min
    Consciousness: Experience and Time with Professor Geoffrey Lee

    Consciousness: Experience and Time with Professor Geoffrey Lee

    What is consciousness? How can physical processes in the brain give rise to subjective experience (the so-called “hard problem” of consciousness)? Can we create artificial consciousness?

    Our latest episode features Professor Geoffrey Lee, who is an Associate Professor of Philosophy at the University of California, Berkeley. In this episode, Saurish and Professor Lee explore central questions around consciousness and how it relates to our perception of time, as well as whether it’s possible to create artificial consciousness.

    If you’d like to learn more about Professor Lee’s research, please visit his webpage: http://berkeley.academia.edu/GeoffreyLee

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    • 51 min
    The Non-Linguistic Mind: the Approximate Number System with Dr. Sam Clarke

    The Non-Linguistic Mind: the Approximate Number System with Dr. Sam Clarke

    How does the human brain understand and process numbers, even when there are no words or symbols present? Does language play a role in our understanding of numbers?

    Our latest episode features Dr. Sam Clarke, who is a MindCORE Research Fellow at the University of Pennsylvania and will be an assistant professor of philosophy at the University of Southern California in July of 2023. In this episode, Saurish and Dr. Clarke explore central questions around the non-linguistic mind and the existence of a specific concept of “number sense.”

    If you’d like to learn more about Dr. Clarke's research, please visit his website: https://sampclarke.net/

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    • 47 min

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