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Philosophy Bakes Bread, "food for thought about life and leadership," is a production of the Society of Philosophers in America (SOPHIA), which airs first on WRFL Lexington, 88.1 FM, is subsequently released as a podcast. Philosophy Bakes Bread aims to showcase the public importance of philosophy, both for our everyday lives and for leadership in the policy world. Co-hosts Dr. Eric Thomas Weber and Dr. Anthony Cashio speak with guests each Monday at 2pm Eastern, with episodes to subscribe to or download within a few days later. The show originated with inspiration from a talk that Weber gave in receiving the Mississippi Humanities Council's 2015 Public Scholar Award. He then created a pilot podcast, posting four episodes between then and 2016. In 2017, WRFL welcomed Weber and Cashio's proposal for a SOPHIA sponsored program. For more information, visit http://PhilosophyBakesBread.com and get to know SOPHIA at http://PhilosophersInAmerica.com.

Philosophy Bakes Bread, "food for thought about life and leadership," is a production of the Society of Philosophers in America (SOPHIA), which airs first on WRFL Lexington, 88.1 FM, is subsequently released as a podcast. Philosophy Bakes Bread aims to showcase the public importance of philosophy, both for our everyday lives and for leadership in the policy world. Co-hosts Dr. Eric Thomas Weber and Dr. Anthony Cashio speak with guests each Monday at 2pm Eastern, with episodes to subscribe to or download within a few days later. The show originated with inspiration from a talk that Weber gave in receiving the Mississippi Humanities Council's 2015 Public Scholar Award. He then created a pilot podcast, posting four episodes between then and 2016. In 2017, WRFL welcomed Weber and Cashio's proposal for a SOPHIA sponsored program. For more information, visit http://PhilosophyBakesBread.com and get to know SOPHIA at http://PhilosophersInAmerica.com.
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Philosophy Bakes Bread, "food for thought about life and leadership," is a production of the Society of Philosophers in America (SOPHIA), which airs first on WRFL Lexington, 88.1 FM, is subsequently released as a podcast. Philosophy Bakes Bread aims to showcase the public importance of philosophy, both for our everyday lives and for leadership in the policy world. Co-hosts Dr. Eric Thomas Weber and Dr. Anthony Cashio speak with guests each Monday at 2pm Eastern, with episodes to subscribe to or download within a few days later. The show originated with inspiration from a talk that Weber gave in receiving the Mississippi Humanities Council's 2015 Public Scholar Award. He then created a pilot podcast, posting four episodes between then and 2016. In 2017, WRFL welcomed Weber and Cashio's proposal for a SOPHIA sponsored program. For more information, visit http://PhilosophyBakesBread.com and get to know SOPHIA at http://PhilosophersInAmerica.com.

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Episodes

Ep77 - Justifications for Intellectual Property & Copyright Law

11/13/2018
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In this 77th episode of Philosophy Bakes Bread Eric Thomas Weber and Anthony Cashio interview law professor Brian Frye on "Justifications for Intellectual Property and Copyright Law." Brian is the host of The Bindle on WRFL 88.1 FM and is the Spears-Gilbert Associate Professor of Law at the University of Kentucky's College of Law. He earned his bachelor’s degree at Berkeley and then went on to earn his MFA at the San Francisco Art Institute. After that, he earned his JD at NYU’s School of...

Duration:01:09:52

Ep76 - Evil, Suffering, God, & Ethics

10/27/2018
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In this 76th episode of Philosophy Bakes Bread Eric Thomas Weber and Anthony Cashio interview Jack Symes, host of The Panpsycast philosophy podcast, on the theme "Evil, Suffering, God, and Ethics." Jack graduated from the University of Liverpool in philosophy (BA and MA) and went on as a postgraduate in Teaching Studies at the University of Birmingham. Jack is currently teaching philosophy at King Edward VI High School for Girls. Jack also hosts the weekly Panpsycast philosophy Podcast. The...

Duration:01:07:09

Ep79 - BC13 - One-Sheet - Clutter

10/20/2018
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This 79th episode of Philosophy Bakes Bread is a short breadcrumb episode serving simply as a reading of SOPHIA's "One-Sheet" on "Clutter," by Dr. John Lachs, and with questions by Caroline A. Buchanan, Derek Daskalakes, Erik Jarvis, James William Lincoln, and Eric Thomas Weber. The Lexington SOPHIA Chapter got together to talk about this one-sheet on September 18 of 2018. SOPHIA "One-Sheet" documents are single pages, usually printed on front and back, featuring some kind of substantive...

Duration:00:08:09

Ep75 - All Philosophy's a Stage

10/6/2018
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In this 75th episode of Philosophy Bakes Bread Eric Thomas Weber and Anthony Cashio interview Monica McCarthy, host of the Happier Hour podcast, on the theme "All Philosophy's a Stage." Monica is a thespian, a playwright, the founder of Cheshire Parlour, and the creator and host of “The Happier Hour” podcast. Monica has acted on Broadway and in television programs, film, advertisements, including an appearance on the show Six Feet Under, for example, which was a great show. Very impressive....

Duration:01:07:27

Ep74 - Outdoor Education

9/29/2018
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This 74th episode of Philosophy Bakes Bread was recorded on Apeiron Expeditions' Philosophy Bakes Bread canoe trip, which ran from July 29th to August 1st of 2018, and in it Eric Thomas Weber and Anthony Cashio interview Ben Vockley, Seth Walton, and Dr. Alejandro Strong about "Outdoor Education." Ben is an instructor with Outward Bound. Seth is a high school teacher and a registered Maine guide. And Alex runs Apeiron Expeditions. Ben, Seth, and Alex have a lot of experience with outdoor...

Duration:01:08:16

Ep73 - The Character Gap

9/19/2018
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In this 73rd episode of the Philosophy Bakes Bread radio show and podcast, Eric Thomas Weber and Anthony Cashio interview Christian Miller on "The Character Gap," the title of his recent book. Christian is the A. C. Reid Professor of Philosophy at Wake Forest University, where he has been the recipient of grant support from the John Templeton Foundation and the Templeton World Charity Foundation for both The Character Project and The Beacon Project. In addition to his books on moral...

Duration:01:04:19

Ep72 - A Multicultural Manifesto

9/8/2018
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In this 72nd episode of the Philosophy Bakes Bread radio show and podcast, Eric Thomas Weber and Anthony Cashio interview Bryan Van Norden on "A Multicultural Manifesto," the subtitle of his recent book Taking Back Philosophy. Bryan is currently Kwan Im Thong Hood Cho Temple Professor at Yale-NUS College. A recipient of Fulbright, National Endowment for the Humanities, and Mellon fellowships, he has been honored as one of The Best 300 Professors in the US by The Princeton Review. He is also...

Duration:01:05:58

Ep71 - The Not So Golden Rule

9/1/2018
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In this 71st episode of the Philosophy Bakes Bread radio show and podcast, Eric Thomas Weber and Anthony Cashio interview Dan Flores on "The Not So Golden Rule," the title of an essay that Dan published in Philosophy Now magazine. Dan is a Professor of Philosophy and also the Director of the Northwest Honors College at Houston community college. His interests are within the realm of metaphysics and philosophy of science, specifically causation and explanation; also philosophy of religion...

Duration:01:01:08

Ep70 - Human Rights and Political Philosophy

8/24/2018
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In this 70th episode of the Philosophy Bakes Bread radio show and podcast, Eric Thomas Weber and Anthony Cashio talk with Toby Buckle about "Human Rights and Political Philosophy." Toby works for Amnesty International, but in this episode he is representing only his own point of view. Toby is also the founder and host of the Political Philosophy Podcast, which, according to his Web site, is "a weekly 45-50 minute interview with a philosopher or public figure that digs deep into questions of...

Duration:01:09:17

Ep68 - BC 12 - The Best of the Best or a Nice Variety of People at the Table?

8/17/2018
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This 68th episode of the Philosophy Bakes Bread radio show and podcast is a short, breadcrumb, in which Eric Thomas Weber and Anthony Cashio invited Grace Joy Cebrero back on the show to talk about a listener’s voicemail. Grace was our guest in Episode 56 of the show, on “Inclusion and Philosophy.” At the end of that episode, Grace asked our listeners the following question: “Is it more important that we have “the best people” or a nice variety of people at the table? For an example,...

Duration:00:18:18

Ep67 - Jane Addams and Democratic Activism

7/21/2018
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In this 67th episode of the Philosophy Bakes Bread radio show and podcast, Eric Thomas Weber and Anthony Cashio talk with Dr. Marilyn Fischer about “Jane Addams and Democratic Activism.” Dr. Fischer is a Professor Emerita at the University of Dayton where she specializes in political philosophy and American Pragmatism. She focuses especially on Jane Addams’s philosophy. Marilyn has a strong passion for interdisciplinary work. She is the author of several books, including Ethical Decision...

Duration:01:01:51

Ep66 - Disability and Popular Culture

6/26/2018
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In this 66th episode of the Philosophy Bakes Bread radio show and podcast, Eric Thomas Weber and Anthony Cashio had the pleasure to talk with self-taught philosopher John Altmann (a.k.a. Adrian Alba), who has been engaging in independent philosophical scholarship since 2010. We talking with John about “Disability and Popular Culture.” John is a regular contributor to the Popular Culture and Philosophy book series. He is a member of the European Network of Japanese Philosophy. He is also a...

Duration:01:07:53

Ep69 - Loving Life

6/12/2018
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We are releasing this 69th episode of the Philosophy Bakes Bread radio show and podcast a little early, as there are a few spots left to join a philosophical canoe trip that Eric Thomas Weber and Anthony Cashio will be holding with Alejandro Strong of Apeiron Expeditions. We’ll be talking about John Lachs’s 1998 book, In Love with Life, so we invited John back on the show to talk about his book, and to give people a preview of what we’ll be talking about. John has written two new chapters...

Duration:01:05:30

Ep65 - The Stories of Our Day 2: Westworld

5/30/2018
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In this 65th episode of the Philosophy Bakes Bread radio show and podcast, Eric Thomas Weber and Anthony Cashio had the pleasure to talk with Dr. James South and Dr. Kimberly Engels about Westworld. We discuss topics including artificial intelligence and storytelling as well as the ethical and political questions that Westworld raises for us. Kimberly and James are the editors of Westworld and Philosophy, recently published, coinciding with the release of season 2 of the show. Dr. Engels is...

Duration:01:07:54

Ep64 - Philosophy as Play

5/24/2018
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In this 64th episode of the Philosophy Bakes Bread radio show and podcast, Eric Thomas Weber and Anthony Cashio had the pleasure to talk with three guests at the 2018 conference of the Public Philosophy Network in Boulder, CO, all hailing from Pacific Lutheran University: Matthew Salzano, Dr. Michael Rings, and Dr. Sergia Hay. We talked about “Philosophy as Play” with the three philosophers who founded SOPHIA’s South Puget Sound Chapter of SOPHIA in the fall of 2017. At the time of...

Duration:01:17:48

Ep63 - Democracy and Public Exposure

4/28/2018
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In this 63rd episode of the Philosophy Bakes Bread radio show and podcast, Eric Thomas Weber and Anthony Cashio interview Dr. Mark Sanders on “Democracy and Public Exposure.” We ask Mark about democracy and public philosophical engagement, including some of the special projects that he runs in Charlotte, North Carolina. Mark specializes in American Pragmatism and social and political philosophy. He is very involved on campus; he is a Faculty Associate with the Center for Professional and...

Duration:01:01:10

Ep62 - Is the Church Killing God?

4/21/2018
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In this 62nd episode of the Philosophy Bakes Bread radio show and podcast, Eric Thomas Weber and Anthony Cashio interview philosopher and Pentecostal Christian Dr. J. Aaron Simmons on his question: “Is the Church Killing God?” Aaron is associate professor of Philosophy at Furman University in Greenville, South Carolina. He works primarily in philosophy of religion and 19th and 20th Century European Philosophy, but also researches political philosophy and environmental philosophy. He has...

Duration:01:19:26

Ep61 - The Future of Community College Education

4/4/2018
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In this sixty-first episode of the Philosophy Bakes Bread radio show and podcast, the second that aired in 2018, co-hosts Eric Thomas Weber and Anthony Cashio interview Dr. Cliff Harbour on “The Future of Community College Education,” the theme of his 2015 book, John Dewey and the Future of Community College Education. Dr. Harbour is Professor of Counseling and Higher Education at the University of North Texas, which he joined in 2017. From 2008 until this move, he taught at the University...

Duration:01:04:27

Ep60 - Existentialism and Romantic Love

3/10/2018
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In this sixtieth episode of the Philosophy Bakes Bread radio show and podcast, the first that aired in 2018, we interview Dr. Skye Cleary on “Existentialism and Romantic Love,” the theme and title of her 2015 book. Dr. Cleary not only has her PhD in philosophy, but also a Master’s degree in Business Administration. She teaches at Columbia University, Barnard College, and The City College of New York, and she has taught at the New York Public Library. She also is the managing editor for the...

Duration:01:03:53

Ep59 - Finding Peace

2/16/2018
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In this fifty-ninth episode of the Philosophy Bakes Bread radio show and podcast, we interview Dr. Annie Davis Weber yet again, this time on the subject of "Finding Peace" with Buddhism. This episode is different and special, as the very first wholly live episode, recorded while on the air live on WRFL Lexington, 88.1 FM in Lexington, Kentucky. The episode aired and was recorded on December 18th, 2017. Dr. Annie Davis Weber earned her doctorate in Higher Education Leadership and Policy at...

Duration:01:07:48