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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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Can we lead productive, meaningful lives if the demand for human labor disappears?

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  • Added: Sep 25, 2017
  • Length: 53:58
  • Purchases: 1
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What are the biggest challenges for activists in the digital age?

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  • Added: Sep 18, 2017
  • Length: 53:58
  • Purchases: 6
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Have we entered a post-truth era in which politicians and "news" outlets can lie without consequence?

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  • Added: Sep 11, 2017
  • Length: 53:59
  • Purchases: 7
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Do we really need to be governed by a formal state, or is that merely something the state has convinced us we need?

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  • Added: Sep 05, 2017
  • Length: 53:59
  • Purchases: 6
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We don't have only one friend at a time, so why have only one lover at a time?

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  • Added: Aug 28, 2017
  • Length: 53:58
  • Purchases: 8
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What makes us sometimes view the other as less than fully human?

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  • Added: Aug 21, 2017
  • Length: 53:58
  • Purchases: 7
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The laws of physics determine how things in the cosmos change. But could those laws themselves change?

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  • Added: Aug 14, 2017
  • Length: 53:58
  • Purchases: 8
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Are some decisions so life-changing that they can't be guided by reason?

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  • Added: Aug 07, 2017
  • Length: 53:58
  • Purchases: 9
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Can we trust an algorithm to make morally responsible driving decisions?

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  • Added: Jul 28, 2017
  • Length: 53:58
  • Purchases: 10
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If humans are the so-called rational animal, why are we subject to so many cognitive biases?

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  • Added: Jul 17, 2017
  • Length: 53:59
  • Purchases: 7
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Is queerness just a marker of sexual orientation, or is it a political and social identity?

Bought by WFHB, KOJB 90.1 FM The eagle, KSKQ, KTSW 89.9, KRZA and more


  • Added: Mar 06, 2017
  • Length: 53:59
  • Purchases: 8
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Should any person or institution who has benefited from our sorry history of racism be required to compensate the victims of racism?

Bought by Northeast Indiana Public Radio, KSKQ, KOJB 90.1 FM The eagle, KRZA, KTSW 89.9 and more


  • Added: Feb 06, 2017
  • Length: 53:59
  • Purchases: 9
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Is what unites us more important that what divides us?

Bought by Northeast Indiana Public Radio, KOJB 90.1 FM The eagle, KSKQ, KKWE Niijii Radio, and WMUU-LP


  • Added: Jan 25, 2017
  • Length: 53:58
  • Purchases: 5
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Does affirmative action undermine the achievements of those who are supposed to benefit from it?

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  • Added: Jan 24, 2017
  • Length: 53:59
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Is it a privilege or a right to be treated as you deserve to be?

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  • Added: Jan 24, 2017
  • Length: 53:58
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Does college make sense for everyone? Is there really a college for everyone?

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  • Added: Jan 23, 2017
  • Length: 53:59
  • Purchases: 6
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2016 was a year of triumphs and defeats that challenged our assumptions and made us think about things in new ways.

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  • Added: Jan 09, 2017
  • Length: 53:58
  • Purchases: 6
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The life and thought of sociologist, historian, philosopher, editor, writer, and activist W.E.B. DuBois.

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

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  • 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?

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  • Added: Dec 31, 2015
  • Length: 53:58
  • Purchases: 10