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Philosophy Now

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Preview and download the podcast Philosophy Now on iTunes. Read episode descriptions and customer reviews.
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WOW I have never seen this before. a load of free podcasts from a really good magazine covering a wide range of topics.

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This is a general interest page, looking at Philosophical ideas beyond the nature of the course but are interesting and possibly helpful.
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Thought Experiments in Philosophy: The Ship of Theseus

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An article on the Ship of Theseus and responses to it
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Why Study Philosophy? | Philosophy Walk

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Philosophy isn't only about asking and exploring the large questions in life. It is also training ground to master critical thinking.
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A Level Revision

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BBC Radio 4 - In Our Time, Ordinary Language Philosophy

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Melvyn Bragg and his guests discuss Ordinary Language Philosophy.
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BBC Radio 4 - In Our Time, Pascal

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Melvyn Bragg and his guests discuss the life and work of the French thinker Blaise Pascal.
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Always an interesting and insightful radio show. They also have a datebase of all past episodes, many of which cover a varity of philosophers.

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Philosophy: Guide to Happiness

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We tend to accept that people in authority must be right. It's this assumption that Socrates wanted us to challenge by urging us to think logically about...
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Popular Culture and Philosophy

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Open Court Publishing Company, home of the Popular Culture and Philosophy series, publishes scholarly and trade nonfiction books in philosophy, Eastern thought, psychology, comparative religion, social issues, and popular culture.
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All the wonderful areas philosophy scan be learnt and explored through pop culture. What else would you add? 

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Video: how would parallel universes work?

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Cool.

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Study on folk metaethics now a 3-D short film : Ethics Etc

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A very creative way of doing Philosophy. Article to short film

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philosophy bites: Jeff McMahan on Gun Control

The question of whether private gun ownership is reasonable polarises opinion, particulary in the United States. Jeff McMahan examines the arguments in conversation with David Edmonds in this episode of the Philosophy Bites podcast.
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BBC Radio 4 - In Our Time, Malthusianism

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Melvyn Bragg and his guests discuss Malthusianism.
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An excellent discussion about population, but exceelent insight into Godwin and some context for Rousseau as well, who were both contemporaries of Malthus.

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Philosophy Now

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Preview and download the podcast Philosophy Now on iTunes. Read episode descriptions and customer reviews.
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WOW I have never seen this before. a load of free podcasts from a really good magazine covering a wide range of topics.

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Sandel on a world without philosophers - OpenLearn - Open University

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Sandel on a world without Philosophers. What is the point of reading the great philosopher? What do they help us to do?

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Know Thyself | Philosophy Walk

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Socrates bid us all to "know thyself"
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John Cleese talking about life and philosophy

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short and illuminating

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Rationally Speaking: Rationally Speaking cartoon: Sam Harris

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Marja Oilinki's curator insight, January 29, 2:15 AM

Mitä on tiede ja mitä filosofia?

 

Tehtäväehdotus:

1. Käännä tekstit suomeksi

2. Pohdi, mitä sarjakuvan hahmot haluavat sanoa

3. Päättele sarjakuvan intentio (tarkoitus)

4. Vertaa esitettyjä ajatuksia tietoihisi siitä, mitä filosofia ja tiede ovat

5. Esitä oma ajatuksesi siitä, onko mikä tahansa a) tiedettä b) filosofiaa

 

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The Daily Habits of Highly Productive Philosophers: Nietzsche, Marx & Immanuel Kant

The Daily Habits of Highly Productive Philosophers: Nietzsche, Marx & Immanuel Kant | Wider Philosophy | Scoop.it
Ever wonder how famous philosophers from the past spent their many hours of tedium between paradigm-smashing epiphanies? I do.
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How does your day compare?

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15 Jokes Only Philosophy Geeks Will Understand

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“It's so nice to meet another solipsist. (http://t.co/jeJeRGfS1X)”
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Marja Oilinki's curator insight, October 12, 2013 12:38 AM

Jos vaikka tämän jakamalla löytäisin toisen solipsistin?

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Philosophy isn't dead yet | Raymond Tallis

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Future for philosophy

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Podcast: Why Philosophy?

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Podcast: Play in new window | Download Why study, or even talk about, philosophy?  There was a time when it seemed that philosophy mattered.  That was before science came along to claim the throne of reason and reality.
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Why Philosophy?, why do we ask why?, should we ask why?

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Experimental Philosophy

To learn more about experimental philosophy, see http://pantheon.yale.edu/~jk762/ExperimentalPhilosophy.html
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Are our judgements of people decisions consistent...?

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Philosophy Walk

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Curious about philosophy? Writer & Philosopher R.D.Coste takes us on an audio walk through the history of philosophical thought both past and present.
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I have just found another great series of podcasts. It aims to devliver philosophical discussion on a single issues each episode, Most episodes are about 15mins long. You can also follow the podcasts on itunes, So you can put it on you apple product. You can also download them from the wedsite and put them on any device.

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Deep thinking in graphic novels

Jeff McLaughlin on philosophy and the graphic novel. This article appears in Issue 60 of The Philosophers’ Magazine. Please support TPM by subscribing. Graphic novels have provided their creators w...
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Philosophy enters all aspects of life.

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Most parents 'lie to children'

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Most parents tells lies to their children as a tactic to change their behaviour, suggests a study of families in the United States and China.
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Ethical debate relevent to PHIL" and PHIL 3, what do you reckon? Is it okay to lie to children?

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Barack Obama on Religion and Politics

Barack Obama discusses the importance of The Separation of Church and State in a pluralistic society. To compare his views on this all-important issue to tho...
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Obama has some intersting things to say about Religion, Politics, Democracy and Pluralism.

 

This is an old video now. But as it is his inauguration day for his second term I thought I would put this up to show some of the ideas he had before his first term.

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