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012 PW: Hume’s Fork

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Podcast: Play in new window | Download Philosopher David Hume was famous for casting a very skeptical eye on statements that lack supporting evidence.  One of his favorite tools for doing is a two-pronged fork.
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Nietzsche, Pragmatism and the Fact-Value Distinction | The Partially Examined Life Philosophy Podcast | A Philosophy Podcast and Blog

Nietzsche, Pragmatism and the Fact-Value Distinction | The Partially Examined Life Philosophy Podcast | A Philosophy Podcast and Blog | A2 Ethics (G582) | Scoop.it
Richard Rorty opened one of his talks by pointing out that as Europeans see it, Pragmatism is just what the Americans could get out of Nietzsche. This joke
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BBC Radio 4 - Moral Maze, Victimless Crime

BBC Radio 4 - Moral Maze, Victimless Crime | A2 Ethics (G582) | Scoop.it
How do we use the law when there's a conflict between individual liberty and social norms?
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Interesting to listen to and see how Mill would approach these issues.

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Warburton on Free Speech

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it's on the long side, but it would be good to make your way through it. It's like I am always saying, it is all ways best to get as many different opinions on these as possible and then make your own mind up. That is philosophy, the love of wisdom.

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On Liberty and Other Essays Oxford World's Classics: Amazon.co.uk: John Stuart Mill, John Gray: Books

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This is the book you will need for the course. You wont be required to read it cover to cover (although some of you might want to). Howver, we need to read the essay 'On Liberty' which is about 120 pages.

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BBC Radio 4 - In Our Time, Bishop Berkeley

BBC Radio 4 - In Our Time, Bishop Berkeley | A2 Ethics (G582) | Scoop.it
Melvyn Bragg and his guests discuss the 18th-century philosopher George Berkeley.
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philosophy bites: Thomas Pink on Free Will

philosophy bites: Thomas Pink on Free Will | A2 Ethics (G582) | Scoop.it
We often blame people for what they do or fail to do. But that implies that they were free to choose whether or not to act in the way they did. At the same time science seems to reveal prior...
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Freewill & Determinism general terms quiz

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Anti-social law 'free speech threat'

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Carol singers and charity collectors could find themselves before courts under a planned law aimed at cracking down on nuisance behaviour, a new cross-party campaign group has warned.
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A2 PHIL: Can we have a law against annoyance on the street?

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Censorship, Liberty & The Media | Issue 76 | Philosophy Now

Censorship, Liberty & The Media | Issue 76 | Philosophy Now | A2 Ethics (G582) | Scoop.it
Delilah and Chris Caldwell talk freely about the freedom of information for Mill.
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Should we cencsor opinions, or should people we be able to publish and express what they think?

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Remembering Ronald. | liberal reflections

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I understand the Rawls generation to include those egalitarian liberal political philosophers who rose to prominence soon after Rawls led the revival of political philosophy in analytic philosophy (Dworkin's famous Taking Rights Seriously was...
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an interesting reflection.

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