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Philosophy Talk

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  • Location: San Francisco, California

Philosophy on the radio? You've got to be kidding? Well, sometimes we do (kid, that is). Mostly we look at today's important ideas with an eye to thinking them through.

Philosophy Talk is a weekly, one-hour radio series. The hosts' down-to-earth and no-nonsense approach brings the richness of philosophic thought to everyday subjects. Topics are lofty (Truth, Beauty, Justice), arresting (Terrorism, Intelligent Design, Suicide), and engaging (Baseball, Love, Happiness).

This is not a lecture or a college course; it's philosophy in action!

Philosophy Talk is a fun opportunity to explore issues of importance to your audience in a thoughtful, friendly fashion, where thinking is encouraged.

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If an elephant did a good deed, how would we know?

Bought by KCMJ Community Radio and KTSW 89.9


  • Added: May 30, 2016
  • Length: 53:59
  • Purchases: 2
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What can we learn about consciousness by examining it under the influence of mind-altering drugs?

Bought by WRNC-LP, KSKQ, KMRE-LP, KKWE Niijii Radio, WMUU-LP and more


  • Added: May 23, 2016
  • Length: 53:59
  • Purchases: 8
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Would you let one man die to save five children? Would you kill a man to save those five children?

Bought by KSKQ, WRNC-LP, KKWE Niijii Radio, KMRE-LP, KPIP-LP and more


  • Added: May 16, 2016
  • Length: 53:59
  • Purchases: 8
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Does affirmative action undermine the achievements of those who are supposed to benefit from it?

Bought by KSKQ, WRNC-LP, KKWE Niijii Radio, KMRE-LP, WMUU-LP and more


  • Added: May 09, 2016
  • Length: 53:59
  • Purchases: 7
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In a world that's rapidly becoming overpopulated, can we at least talk about population control?

Bought by KTSW 89.9, KSKQ, KWTF community radio for Sonoma County, WRNC-LP, KMRE-LP and more


  • Added: May 02, 2016
  • Length: 53:58
  • Purchases: 9
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Do popular ideas spread because they're useful, or because they're infectious - like a nasty disease?

Bought by KKWE Niijii Radio, KTSW 89.9, KSKQ, KMRE-LP, KWTF community radio for Sonoma County and more


  • Added: Apr 26, 2016
  • Length: 53:58
  • Purchases: 9
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What relevance do the ancient Greek virtues – wisdom, courage, prudence, justice, and so on – have for our modern times?

Bought by KTSW 89.9, KSKQ, KMRE-LP, WMUU-LP, KPIP-LP and more


  • Added: Apr 18, 2016
  • Length: 53:58
  • Purchases: 12
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Science can explain *what* happens – but can it explain *why* anything happens at all?

Bought by KTSW 89.9, KSKQ, KMRE-LP, WMUU-LP, KWTF community radio for Sonoma County and more


  • Added: Apr 11, 2016
  • Length: 53:58
  • Purchases: 8
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What would you give up to help a random stranger?

Bought by WRNC-LP, KSKQ, KMRE-LP, WMUU-LP, KPIP-LP and more


  • Added: Apr 04, 2016
  • Length: 53:58
  • Purchases: 9
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What kind of right is the right to bear arms?

Bought by KTSW 89.9, KSKQ, KKWE Niijii Radio, KMRE-LP, WMUU-LP and more


  • Added: Mar 28, 2016
  • Length: 53:58
  • Purchases: 8
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How could the smartest, most observant people around believe for millennia that the sun and all the planets and stars all revolved around the Earth?

Bought by KTSW 89.9, KSKQ, KWTF community radio for Sonoma County, KKWE Niijii Radio, KMRE-LP and more


  • Added: Mar 14, 2016
  • Length: 53:58
  • Purchases: 10
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The life and thought of sociologist, historian, philosopher, editor, writer, and activist W.E.B. DuBois.

Bought by KSKQ, WMUU-LP, KKWE Niijii Radio, WRNC-LP, KPIP-LP and more


  • Added: Jan 25, 2016
  • Length: 53:59
  • Purchases: 6
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Is a person with one black parent and one white parent black? White? Neither? Both?

Bought by KMRE-LP, KTSW 89.9, WMUU-LP, KSKQ, and KPIP-LP


  • Added: Jan 25, 2016
  • Length: 53:59
  • Purchases: 5
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What events and ideas in the past year have challenged our assumptions and made us think in new ways?

Bought by KKWE Niijii Radio, KTRL, KWTF community radio for Sonoma County, WMUU-LP, KPIP-LP and more


  • Added: Dec 31, 2015
  • Length: 53:58
  • Purchases: 10
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The first radio interview with the most renowned whistleblower of our era.

Bought by KTSW 89.9, WMUU-LP, 91.7 WHUS Storrs, KVMR, KUNM and more


  • Added: Jul 13, 2015
  • Length: 53:59
  • Purchases: 17
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What will you read this summer to expand your mind?

Bought by KSKQ, WYAP, KTRL, KWTF community radio for Sonoma County, WRNC-LP and more


  • Added: Jun 23, 2015
  • Length: 53:59
  • Purchases: 6
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What's love got to do with poetry and philosophy?

Bought by WMUU-LP, KTSW 89.9, KPIP-LP, KEOS, KTRL and more


  • Added: Mar 03, 2015
  • Length: 54:00
  • Purchases: 8
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Can we come to know things poetically that we couldn't get at through other forms of thinking and talking?

Bought by KPIP-LP, RadioFreePalmer, KSFR, KREV-LP, and KTRL


  • Added: Mar 03, 2015
  • Length: 54:00
  • Purchases: 5
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The life and thought of the French feminist philosopher.

Bought by KTRL and KWTF community radio for Sonoma County


  • Added: Feb 04, 2015
  • Length: 53:59
  • Purchases: 2
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What would a gender-neutral science look like?

Bought by KTSW 89.9, XRAY.fm, KKWE Niijii Radio, KTRL, KWTF community radio for Sonoma County and more


  • Added: Feb 03, 2015
  • Length: 53:59
  • Purchases: 7