Philosophy BitesAuthor: Edmonds and Warburton
17 Feb 2019

Philosophy Bites

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top philosophers interviewed on bite-sized topics

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    Helen Beebee on Possible Worlds

    Philosophers often talk about possible worlds. Is this just a way of describing counterfactual situations? As Helen Beebee explains, some of them believe that possible worlds actually exist. This episode of the Philosophy Bites podcast is supported by the Marc Sanders Foundation and by Patreon donations. 


  • Posted on 14 Jan 2019

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    Paul Sagar on Scepticism about Philosophy

    Throughout its history there have been challenges to the status of philosophy. Paul Sagar discusses some of these in this episode of the Philosophy Bites podcast.

    We are grateful for support from the Marc Sanders Foundation in making this podcast, and for donations from Patreon patrons. 


  • Posted on 27 Nov 2018

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    Katherine Hawley on Trustworthiness

    Is it always good to be trustworthy? Can trustworthiness come into conflict with other values, such as generosity? Katherine Hawley discusses these and other questions about trustworthiness with Nigel Warburton in this episode of the Philosophy Bites podcast. 

    We are grateful for support from the Marc Sanders Foundation and from our Patreon subscribers for this episode. 


  • Posted on 07 Oct 2018

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    Teresa Bejan on Civility

    Civility is a conversational virtue that governs how people talk to each other. How important is it in political life? In this episode of the Philosophy Bites podcast Teresa Bejan discusses this manner of speaking and writing and its history. 

    We are grateful for sponsorship for this episode from the Marc Sanders Foundation and from our Patreon patrons


  • Posted on 20 Aug 2018

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    Robert B. Talisse on Overdoing Democracy

    You can overdo most things, but can you overdo democracy? Political philosopher Robert B. Talisse thinks you can. He explains why in this episode of the Philosophy Bites podcast.

    We are very grateful for sponsorship from the Marc Sanders Foundation for this episode. 


  • Posted on 24 Jul 2018

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