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I ask philosophers five questions about themselves.

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Five Questions Kieran Setiya

    • Society & Culture
    • 4.9 • 59 Ratings

I ask philosophers five questions about themselves.

New episodes post on Tuesdays.

    Pamela Hieronymi

    Pamela Hieronymi

    I ask the philosopher Pamela Hieronymi five questions about herself.



    Pamela Hieronymi is Professor of Philosophy at UCLA and the author of “Freedom, Resentment, and the Metaphysics of Morals” (2020).

    • 22 min
    Ian Phillips

    Ian Phillips

    I ask the philosopher Ian Phillips five questions about himself.



    Ian Phillips is Bloomberg Distinguished Professor of Philosophy and Brain Sciences at Johns Hopkins University. He is the author of “Perceiving Temporal Properties” (2010), “The Temporal Structure of Experience” (2014), and other essays.

    • 26 min
    Ben Laurence

    Ben Laurence

    I ask the philosopher Ben Laurence five questions about himself.



    Ben Laurence teaches political philosophy at the University of Chicago and is the author of “Agents of Change: Political Philosophy in Practice” (2021).

    • 30 min
    Susan James

    Susan James

    I ask the philosopher Susan James five questions about herself.



    Susan James is Professor of Philosophy at Birkbeck, University of London. She is the author of several books, including “Passion and Action: The Emotions in Early Modern Philosophy” (1997) and “Spinoza on Learning to Live Together” (2020).

    • 27 min
    Rachel Fraser

    Rachel Fraser

    I ask the philosopher Rachel Fraser five questions about herself.



    Rachel Fraser is Associate Professor of Philosophy at the University of Oxford, and Michael Cohen Fellow in Philosophy at Exeter College. She is the author of “Narrative Testimony” (2021), “The Ethics of Metaphor” (2018), and other essays in philosophy.

    • 34 min
    Steve Yablo

    Steve Yablo

    I ask the philosopher Steve Yablo five questions about himself.



    Steve Yablo is David W. Skinner Professor of Philosophy at MIT. He is the author of “Thoughts” (2009), “Things”(2010), and “Aboutness” (2016).

    • 33 min

Customer Reviews

4.9 out of 5
59 Ratings

59 Ratings

jess_simp ,

Excellent philosophy podcast

Probably the best philosophy podcast around. Top rate philosophers. Great discussion.

NicolasAJD ,

A wonderful series of personal interviews

Kieran Setiya is a marvelous interviewer. We learn a lot about prominent philosophers that we couldn’t learn elsewhere, much of it philosophical, some of it not so much but still extremely interesting. Setiya is very respectful of his interviewees, keen on probing them when appropriate. He knows how to listen but also how to make them talk. Can’t get enough of it.

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