#51. Non-Ideal Epistemology
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by Glasgow University Philosophy Students
1w ago
This week, Adam and Calum are joined by Professor Robert McKenna from the University of Liverpool. Tune in as they delve into the depths of non-ideal epistemology, explore unconventional knowledge structures, the impact of biases, and more ..read more
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#50. Anarchism ft. James Humphries
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by Glasgow University Philosophy Students
1M ago
Join hosts Margot Leys Johnston and Tinka Bruneau as they chat with James Humphries, a political philosophy lecturer at the University of Glasgow. In this episode, they delve into the concept of anarchism: its meaning, the appeal of living in an anarchist society, and how anarchist thinkers address potential challenges. Get ready to explore these intriguing questions and more on another episode of Thoughts ..read more
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#49. Laws of Nature ft. Eddy Chen
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by Glasgow University Philosophy Students
1M ago
Join Alex and Kealan as they chat with Eddy Chen about his work in Physics and Philosophy. Follow along as they delve into the world of metaphysics, pushing the boundaries of what we know about time, philosophy, and the basic laws of nature that govern our lives ..read more
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#48. Ontology and Oppression ft. Katherine Jenkins
Thoughts: Philosophy Untangled
by Glasgow University Philosophy Students
3M ago
Alex and Tinka are joined by Katharine Jenkins as they delve deep into the captivating world of gender, identity, and the various social constructs that shape our lives. The way society is organised means that we all get made into members of various types of people, such as judges, wives, or women. These 'human social kinds' may be brought into being by oppressive social arrangements, and people may suffer oppression in virtue of being made into a member of a certain human social kind; this much is obvious. In her new book, Ontology and Oppression, Katharine Jenkins goes further, arguing ..read more
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#47 Grief ft. Michael Cholbi
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by Glasgow University Philosophy Students
4M ago
Join hosts Jasmine Hunt and Matt Kalesnik as they engage in a deep and thought-provoking conversation with Professor Michael Cholbi, Chair in Philosophy at the University of Edinburgh. In this episode, they explore the intricate realms of grief, empathy, and psychopaths, diving into Professor Cholbi's extensive research on ethical issues related to death and dying, with a focus on grief and those enigmatic psychopaths ..read more
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#46. Truth and Evidence ft. Jack Lyons
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by Glasgow University Philosophy Students
5M ago
In this episode, Jonah, Tinka, and Dr. Lyons uncover the relationship between truth, belief and perception. Follow them through thought experiments and counterexamples as they attempt to construct reliable frameworks by which we can come to better understand and trust these concepts and how we arrive at them ..read more
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#45. Play ft. Michael Ridge
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by Glasgow University Philosophy Students
5M ago
How do we define and understand the nature of play? In this episode, Calum and Laura speak to Michael Ridge, Professor of Moral Philosophy at the University of Edinburgh. They discuss Ridge's functionalist theory of play, the difference between playing a game and playing full-stop, whether animals can engage in transgressive play and whether play can be considered as a moral virtue. About the Guest Michael Ridge is Professor of Moral Philosophy at the University of Edinburgh. For most of his career he has worked on metaethics, where he has defended a new form of expressivism. More recently, R ..read more
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#40. Freedom of Speech & Content Constraints ft. Dr. Derek Ball
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by Glasgow University Philosophy Students
11M ago
When is speech 'free' speech? Are we free to think anything we want? Can thought ever truly be 'free'? In this episode, Calum and Jonah discuss what it means to have freedom of speech and thought, with Dr. Derek Ball. They discuss how the structure of our mind, our language and our world can constrain the content of our ideas, and whether some kinds of content constraints may in fact be necessary.  ..read more
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#38. Medical Gaslighting as Obstetric Violence ft Sara Cohen Shabot
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by Glasgow University Philosophy Students
11M ago
In this episode, Jasmine and Arianna talk to Prof Cohen Shabot, Chair of The Women's and Gender Studies Graduate Program at the University of Haifa about how philosophy can be used in our everyday lives, specifically looking at medical gaslighting and obstetric violence.  Trigger warnings include miscarriage, non-consent and gender-based violence ..read more
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#37. Aristotle's Ethics: A Look at Imitation, Habituation and Virtue ft. Margaret Hampson
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by Glasgow University Philosophy Students
11M ago
How does one go about living a good life? In this episode Calum and Alex talk to Dr Margaret Hampson who is a lecturer in Ancient Philosophy at the University of St Andrews. They explore how Aristotle thinks about virtue in the Nichomachean Ethics, including what it consists of and how it links to the idea of living a good, flourishing life. The conversation then goes into more depth about the processes that Aristotle outlines for becoming a more virtuous person and Margaret’s interpretation of these processes, with a focus on the ideas of imitation and habituation.  ..read more
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