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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.

    Are we hallucinating ourselves? | Anil Seth

    Are we hallucinating ourselves? | Anil Seth

    Anil Seth puts forward a radical new theory of consciousness and the self.

    • 25 min
    The big ideas we choose to believe in | Dallas Campbell

    The big ideas we choose to believe in | Dallas Campbell

    Dallas Campbell shares his insight as an "outsider" in the world of science.

    • 25 min
    Does language make us uniquely human? | Ray Tallis, Joanna Kavenna and Jennifer Ackerman

    Does language make us uniquely human? | Ray Tallis, Joanna Kavenna and Jennifer Ackerman

    Ray Tallis, Joanna Kavenna and Jennifer Ackerman debate the uniqueness of human language.

    • 44 min
    Are we moral hypocrites? | Julian Baggini, David Chandler, Ece Temelkuran

    Are we moral hypocrites? | Julian Baggini, David Chandler, Ece Temelkuran

    Julian Baggini, David Chandler and Ece Temelkuran debate whether strict moral codes always lead to immoral acts.

    • 45 min
    Playing with fire | Beverly Taylor, Ella Whelan and Lawrence Phillips

    Playing with fire | Beverly Taylor, Ella Whelan and Lawrence Phillips

    Beverly Taylor, Ella Whelan and Lawrence Phillips debate safety and risk in the context of a pandemic.

    • 43 min
    Was Max Planck right about consciousness? | Patricia Churchland, Brian Greene, Amanda Gefter and Laura Mersini-Houghton

    Was Max Planck right about consciousness? | Patricia Churchland, Brian Greene, Amanda Gefter and Laura Mersini-Houghton

    Patricia Churchland, Brian Greene, Laura Mersini-Houghton and Amanda Gefter discuss whether Max Planck was right in asserting that "matter is derivative from consciousness."

    • 44 min

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