56 episodes

For the curious.
A philosophy podcast that sometimes flirts with other disciplines, Within Reason has featured guests including Richard Dawkins, Douglas Murray, William Lane Craig, Peter Singer, Konstantin Kisin, and Neil deGrasse Tyson.

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    • Society & Culture
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For the curious.
A philosophy podcast that sometimes flirts with other disciplines, Within Reason has featured guests including Richard Dawkins, Douglas Murray, William Lane Craig, Peter Singer, Konstantin Kisin, and Neil deGrasse Tyson.

    #56 Susan Neiman - Left is Not Woke

    #56 Susan Neiman - Left is Not Woke

    Susan Neiman is an American moral philosopher, cultural commentator, and essayist. She is the author of "Left is Not Woke", available here.

    • 52 min
    #55 Robert Sapolsky - Free Will Doesn't Exist. Now What?

    #55 Robert Sapolsky - Free Will Doesn't Exist. Now What?

    Robert Sapolsky is an American neuroendocrinology researcher and author. He is a professor of biology, neurology, neurological sciences, and neurosurgery at Stanford University.
    He is the author of "Determined: A Science of Life Without Free Will", which you can purchase here.

    • 56 min
    #54 The Cultural Tutor - Why Is The Modern World So Ugly?

    #54 The Cultural Tutor - Why Is The Modern World So Ugly?

    Sheehan Quirke is known online as the Cultural Tutor. With over 1.6 million followers on X, he writes daily threads about art, architecture, and history.

    • 1 hr 49 min
    #53 Jason Brennan - The Case Against Democracy

    #53 Jason Brennan - The Case Against Democracy

    Jason Brennan is an American philosopher and business professo at the McDonough School of Business at Georgetown University.
    Brennan writes about democratic theory, the ethics of voting, competence and power, freedom, and the moral foundations of commercial society. (Wikipedia.) He speaks in this episode about the faults and flaws of democracy, and why people are often not as good as voting as they think they are.
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    • 57 min
    #52 Jonathan Pageau - The Problem With Secular Architecture

    #52 Jonathan Pageau - The Problem With Secular Architecture

    Jonathan Pageau is a French Canadian icon carver, public speaker and YouTuber exploring the symbolic patterns that underlie our experience of the world, how these patterns emerge and come together, manifesting in religion, art and in popular culture. He's also the editor of the Orthodox Arts Journal and host of the Symbolic World blog and podcast.

    • 58 min
    #51 Richard Dawkins - Religion is (Still) Appalling

    #51 Richard Dawkins - Religion is (Still) Appalling

    Richard Dawkins is an evolutionary biologist and author of books including The Selfish Gene and The God Delusion.

    • 1 hr 4 min

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Atheist and other non believers

Typical liberal arts atheist psychobabble

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Bravo

Excellent podcast. Particularly the episodes with Bart Ehrman. Very insightful.

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