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Philosophy For Our Times IAI

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    • 4.3, 112 Ratings

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.

    Power and Philosophy: East vs West |Julian Baggini, Jamie Whyte, Vivienne Shue

    Power and Philosophy: East vs West |Julian Baggini, Jamie Whyte, Vivienne Shue

    Is the sun setting on Western ideas as well as Western economies?

    • 37 min
    Truth and Scientific Progress | Nancy Cartwright

    Truth and Scientific Progress | Nancy Cartwright

    Philosopher of Science Nancy Cartwright discusses the role of authority within science.

    • 24 min
    Humanity's Distant Future | Anders Sandberg

    Humanity's Distant Future | Anders Sandberg

    Fellow at Oxford’s Future of Humanity Institute Anders Sandberg investigates the road we must take to reach the mind-boggling possibilities and of a transhuman future.

    • 18 min
    Epiphanies, Experiences, and Ethics | Sophie-Grace Chappell

    Epiphanies, Experiences, and Ethics | Sophie-Grace Chappell

    Sophie Grace Chappell argues her case against systematic thought and for epiphanies as moments of truth.

    • 39 min
    Science and Spiritual Practices | Rupert Sheldrake

    Science and Spiritual Practices | Rupert Sheldrake

    Panpsychist Rupert Sheldrake explores the science behind everyday spiritual practices.

    • 15 min
    The Importance of Identity and Belonging | Homi Bhabha, Yassmin Abdel-Magied, David Miller

    The Importance of Identity and Belonging | Homi Bhabha, Yassmin Abdel-Magied, David Miller

    Post-colonial theorist Homi Bhabha, activist Yassmin Abdel-Magied and political theorist David Miller debate tribal division.

    • 37 min

Customer Reviews

4.3 out of 5
112 Ratings

112 Ratings

AwesomePeter ,

Fascinating debates but...

Fascinating debates and an overall wonderful set of interesting episodes. However very disappointed by the Rupert Sheldrake appearances; I was shocked by his nonsense having a place among such otherwise wonderful guests.

JoshCrist ,

Empowering, insightful and actionable! 🙌

Whether you’re well established as someone who can translate creative energy into the impact you want to have on the world, or just getting started making sense of our ever changing culture - this is a must-listen podcast for you! The entire IAI team does an incredible job leading conversations that cover a huge breadth of topics related to the ins and outs of living a life you can be proud of - from leaders who’ve actually walked the path. Highly recommend listening and subscribing!

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