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It would be nice if we always knew the morally right thing to do, if our choices and commitments were painted in stark black and white. Unfortunately life is full of gray areas, including situations in which all the choices that confront us seem ... more
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• Is philosophy the queen of the sciences, with the job of synthesizing, interpreting and evaluating the results of the particular sciences? • Or should we adopt John Locke's conception of philosophy as a handmaiden to science: clarifying ... more
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FonoLibro se complace en presentar el audiolibro en español “Queremos que seas rico” de los exitosos autores, empresarios e inversores de bienes raíces, Donald Trump y Robert Kiyosaki. Donald Trump y Robert Kiyosaki ... more
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What is a paradox? What are the most famous paradoxes, and why are they so fascinating? How does thinking about paradoxes help us in philosophy and our daily lives? A paradox is a persuasive argument that something, which we judge must be false, is ... more
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Is love just a (second-hand) emotion? Is it a feeling? A disparate group of feelings, glandular responses, and ill-considered commitments called by a single word so that poets will have something to write about? A poor substitute for true friendship ... more
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Is the human mind a relatively inflexible program bequeathed to us by evolution? Is culture just a veneer that gives age-old urges a respectable cover? Or are our minds largely the product of language, culture, and civilization, with evolution having ... more
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What is virtue? Is virtue the key human happiness and flourishing, as the ancients held or a quaint notion of at best secondary interest for ethics, as many modern theorists hold? Does the return of virtue ethics to the philosophical scene mark an ... more
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In the Early Modern period many philosophers took ideas to be mental images of the objects they stood for. During the 20th century, that notion fell into considerable disrepute. Yet recent cognitive science has revived the idea that at least some of ... more
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Quantum mechanics is an astoundly successful, mathematically elegant, explanatorily deep, even beautiful scientific theory. Yet it reveals a truly puzzling world of micro-entities: entities that can be at two places at once, that can "travel" from ... more
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Who do we call friends? Do we need friends out of love for others or for ourselves? Is a life with friends necessarily a better life? Ancient philosophers, such as Aristotle, wrote extensively on the topic. John and Ken examine just what friendship ... more
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Should the freedom of speech be unlimited? Would unlimited freedom of speech do more good or bad to our society? Would limited freedom of speech impact the monitoring power of news media and therefore threaten our society? The Constitution grants ... more
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Is work the curse of the working class? Or a human's best opportunity for happiness and meaning? What is work, and what is leisure? Are you what you do? And how does American society differ in its attitude towards work, and holidays, from ... more
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There is something deeply mysterious about music. Why does it affect us so powerfully? Is it like a language, telling us something? A subtle form of communication? Are there universal interpretations of the emotions that various pieces of music ... more
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The question of whether or not God exists is profoundly fascinating and important. What are the proofs of the existence of God? How can one prove that God does not exist? Join us as John and Ken explore issues such as religious experience, the ... more
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What is Connectionism? Does the human mind work like a computer? If so, what kind of computer? What does all this mean for cognitive science and philosophy? The theory known as connectionism offers a revolutionary perspective on our minds and ... more
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Why did Nietzsche cross the road? To get beyond good and evil! How is a good joke like a good philosophical argument? Are philosophical tenets at the core of much of humor? To find out, join the philosophers and their guests, Thomas Cathcart and ... more
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Who was Saint Augustine? What can we learn from his famous Confessions? What is his legacy? How did he change Christian and non-Christian Philosophy? The philosopher Saint Augustine of Hippo is one of the most important figures in the history of ... more
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Why don't we run out of the movie theatre when a monster shows on the screen? What kind of mental state is the willing suspension of disbelief? Why do fiction and drama affect our emotions even when we know they are not real? John and Ken welcome ... more
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- Are people genuinely altruistic, or is altruism just a type of selfish-behavior?- Are other animals altruistic? Can we explain altruism using genetics?- Should we strive to be altruistic, or is selfishness a higher virtue? John and Ken take the ... more
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Has science replaced religion? Can one be religious and maintain a scientific viewpoint? Does belief in evolution undermine morality or belief in God, or vice versa? Ken and John take on the big questions with George Ellis, Professor of Applied ... more
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Is there any reason to think the cause or causes of order in the universe bear an even remote analogy to human intelligence? Even if they did, would that mean these intelligent causes had the benevolence and sense of justice required of a Christian ... more
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Ken and John discuss the future of philosophy with three rising stars in American philosophy: Elizabeth Harman from New York University, Brian Weatherson from Cornell University, and Sean Kelly from Princeton University. This program was recorded at ... more
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Is the death penalty an effective deterrent? Is it a just retribution for horrendous crimes? Or is it a racist, classist form of state-sanctioned murder? John and Ken discuss the philosophical pros and cons of capital punishment with Robert ... more
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What is infinity? What kind of things are infinite? How can some infinities be larger than others? If you subtract infinity from infinity, you are still left with infinity! But what does that mean? Infinity is a puzzling concept. Mathematicians say ... more
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How do we communicate ideas with language? Where does the literal meaning of a word end and the subtle connotation begin? John and Ken tackle the semantics, pragmatics, and mysteries of meaning with noted social and cognitive psychologist Dan ... more