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The Philosopher's Nest is a podcast created by Kyle van Oosterum and Lewis Williams, two graduate students in philosophy at the University of Oxford. Our podcast is dedicated to showcasing the work, insights, and experiences of graduate students in philosophy. In each episode we talk with a different graduate philosophy student about their research and their views on the discipline of philosophy as it is practised today.

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The Philosopher's Nest is a podcast created by Kyle van Oosterum and Lewis Williams, two graduate students in philosophy at the University of Oxford. Our podcast is dedicated to showcasing the work, insights, and experiences of graduate students in philosophy. In each episode we talk with a different graduate philosophy student about their research and their views on the discipline of philosophy as it is practised today.

    Mitchell Barrington on Advice for Applying to Grad Philosophy Programmes

    Mitchell Barrington on Advice for Applying to Grad Philosophy Programmes

    Today we're going to be joined by Mitchell Barrington, a PhD student at the University of Southern California. Mitchell had some interesting experiences going through 2 rounds of the graduate admissions cycle before ending up at USC, so he’s agreed to come on the show to talk about his experiences, what did and didn’t work for him, and his advice for prospective graduate applicants. If, after listening, you'd like to get in touch with Mitchell, you can find add him on Facebook at www.facebook.com/mhbarrington, or you can drop him an email at mitchell.barrington@usc.edu.

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    • 21 min
    Lysette Chaproniere on Blindness in Academia and the Philosophy of Disability and Enhancement

    Lysette Chaproniere on Blindness in Academia and the Philosophy of Disability and Enhancement

    Lysette Chaproniere is a PhD student at the University of Glasgow. We'll be talking about primarily about her experiences navigating disability in academia and her research on the relationship between disability and human enhancement. If, after listening, you'd like to find out more about Lysette’s work you can find her website at www.lysettechaproniere.com, or you can email her at lysette@lysettechaproniere.com.

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    Eli Benjamin Israel on Moving to the US, Kant and the Sublime, and Interdisciplinary Public Philosophy

    Eli Benjamin Israel on Moving to the US, Kant and the Sublime, and Interdisciplinary Public Philosophy

    Eli Benjamin Israel is a PhD student at Temple University. We'll be talking about his experiences moving to the US as an international student with a family, his research on Kant and the sublime, and his work putting together interdisciplinary public philosophy events. If, after listening, you'd like to find out more about Eli’s work you can find his website at www.eli-benjamin.com, or you can email him at elibenjamin@temple.edu.

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    • 21 min
    Mary Peterson on Spinoza and Sexual Harassment in Academia

    Mary Peterson on Spinoza and Sexual Harassment in Academia

    Mary Peterson is a PhD student at the University of Hamburg. We'll be talking about her research on Spinoza and free will, as well as her thoughts on the problem of sexual harassment in academia. If, after listening, you'd like to get in touch with Mary, you can email her at: Mary.Peterson@studium.Uni-Hamburg.de

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    • 15 min
    Mira Hannegard on Swedish PhD Programmes, Social Epistemology, and Quitting Her PhD

    Mira Hannegard on Swedish PhD Programmes, Social Epistemology, and Quitting Her PhD

    Today we're going to be joined by Mira Hannegard,a former PhD student at the University of Uppsala. We'll be talking about her experiences as a graduate student at a Swedish PhD programme, her research on social epistemology and mansplaining, as well as her decision to quit her PhD programme. If, after listening, you'd like to get in touch with Mira, you can email her at hannegardmvl@gmail.com.

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    • 19 min
    Casey Landers on Parenting during the PhD, Perception, and the Job Market

    Casey Landers on Parenting during the PhD, Perception, and the Job Market

    Casey Landers is a PhD student soon to graduate from the University of Miami. We'll be talking about her experiences raising a family as a graduate student, her research on the philosophy of perception and its relation to sexism, and going on the academic job market. If, after listening, you'd like to get in touch with Casey, you can email her at caseyleelanders@gmail.com.

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    • 28 min

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