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An 'informal and informative' philosophy podcast! Hello and welcome to The Panpsycast! An 'informal and informative' philosophy podcast supporting students and teachers of philosophy. We also aim to awaken fellow free-thinkers worldwide through engaging discussion and good humour. Let's support and inspire students of philosophy.

An 'informal and informative' philosophy podcast! Hello and welcome to The Panpsycast! An 'informal and informative' philosophy podcast supporting students and teachers of philosophy. We also aim to awaken fellow free-thinkers worldwide through engaging discussion and good humour. Let's support and inspire students of philosophy.
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An 'informal and informative' philosophy podcast! Hello and welcome to The Panpsycast! An 'informal and informative' philosophy podcast supporting students and teachers of philosophy. We also aim to awaken fellow free-thinkers worldwide through engaging discussion and good humour. Let's support and inspire students of philosophy.

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English

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Episodes

Episode 26, Karl Marx's Political Philosophy (Part II)

9/24/2017
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Welcome to Episode 26 (Part II/IV) on Karl Marx's Political Philosophy. Karl Marx is one of the most influential figures in human history. The Prussian-born philosopher, economist, political theorist, sociologist, and revolutionary socialist, produced some of the most controversial and influential works in the past two-hundred years. A champion of human rights for many and a dangerous radical for many others; Karl Marx, the communist, is considered one of the principal architects of...

Duration: 00:37:49


Episode 26, Karl Marx's Political Philosophy (Part I)

9/17/2017
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Welcome to Episode 26 (Part I/IV) on Karl Marx's Political Philosophy. Karl Marx is one of the most influential figures in human history. The Prussian-born philosopher, economist, political theorist, sociologist, and revolutionary socialist, produced some of the most controversial and influential works in the past two-hundred years. A champion of human rights for many and a dangerous radical for many others; Karl Marx, the communist, is considered one of the principal architects of modern...

Duration: 00:36:20


Episode 25, Philip Goff and David Papineau Debate: 'Can Science Explain Consciousness?' (Part III)

9/10/2017
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Hello and welcome to Episode 25, Philip Goff and David Papineau Debate: 'Can Science Explain Consciousness?' (Part III). In the words of David Chalmers, “The hard problem of consciousness is the problem of experience. When we think and perceive, there is a whir of information-processing, but there is also a subjective aspect. As Nagel has put it, there is something it is like to be a conscious organism. This subjective aspect is experience. When we see, for example, we experience visual...

Duration: 00:36:20


Episode 25, Philip Goff and David Papineau Debate: 'Can Science Explain Consciousness?' (Part II)

9/3/2017
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Hello and welcome to Episode 25, Philip Goff and David Papineau Debate: 'Can Science Explain Consciousness?' (Part II). In the words of David Chalmers, “The hard problem of consciousness is the problem of experience. When we think and perceive, there is a whir of information-processing, but there is also a subjective aspect. As Nagel has put it, there is something it is like to be a conscious organism. This subjective aspect is experience. When we see, for example, we experience visual...

Duration: 00:38:31


Episode 25, Philip Goff and David Papineau Debate: 'Can Science Explain Consciousness?' (Part I)

8/27/2017
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Hello and welcome to Episode 25, Philip Goff and David Papineau Debate: 'Can Science Explain Consciousness?' (Part I). In the words of David Chalmers, “The hard problem of consciousness is the problem of experience. When we think and perceive, there is a whir of information-processing, but there is also a subjective aspect. As Nagel has put it, there is something it is like to be a conscious organism. This subjective aspect is experience. When we see, for example, we experience visual...

Duration: 01:02:32


Episode 24, The A. C. Grayling Interview (Part II)

8/20/2017
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Hello and welcome to Episode 24 (Part II/II) The A. C. Grayling Interview. Philosopher and master of the New College of the Humanities professor A. C. Grayling is considered by many to be amongst the greatest and most influential philosophers of our time. Professor Grayling has published around 40 books in philosophy, history of ideas, human rights and ethics. These include the Refutation of Scepticism, The Future of Moral Values, Wittgenstein, The Meaning of Things, The God Argument and...

Duration: 00:49:56


Episode 24, The A. C. Grayling Interview (Part I)

8/13/2017
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Hello and welcome to Episode 24 (Part I/II) The A. C. Grayling Interview. Philosopher and master of the New College of the Humanities professor A. C. Grayling is considered by many to be amongst the greatest and most influential philosophers of our time. Professor Grayling has published around 40 books in philosophy, history of ideas, human rights and ethics. These include the Refutation of Scepticism, The Future of Moral Values, Wittgenstein, The Meaning of Things, The God Argument and...

Duration: 00:31:04


Episode 23, John Stuart Mill's Political Philosophy (Part II)

8/6/2017
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Hello and welcome to Episode 23 (Part II/II) on John Stuart Mill's Political Philosophy. The following is a quotation from Colin Heydt: Writing of John Stuart Mill a few days after Mill’s death, Henry Sidgwick claimed, “I should say that from about 1860-65 or thereabouts he ruled England in the region of thought as very few men ever did: I do not expect to see anything like it again.” Mill established this rule over English thought through his writings in logic, epistemology, economics,...

Duration: 00:41:40


Episode 23, John Stuart Mill's Political Philosophy (Part I)

7/30/2017
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Hello and welcome to Episode 23 (Part I/II) on John Stuart Mill's Political Philosophy. The following is a quotation from Colin Heydt: Writing of John Stuart Mill a few days after Mill’s death, Henry Sidgwick claimed, “I should say that from about 1860-65 or thereabouts he ruled England in the region of thought as very few men ever did: I do not expect to see anything like it again.” Mill established this rule over English thought through his writings in logic, epistemology, economics,...

Duration: 01:15:33


Episode 22, John Locke's Political Philosophy (Part I)

7/16/2017
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Welcome to Episode 22 (Part I/II) on John Locke's Political Philosophy. Born in Somerset, England 1632 and died in Essex, at the age of 72 in 1704, John Locke was among the most famous philosophers and political theorists of the 17th century. Locke’s main political work, Two Treatise of Government, was published in anonymously in 1689. The First Treatise is a sentence-by-sentence refutation of Robert Filmer's Divine Right of Kings, whilst the Second Treatise outlines Locke's ideas for...

Duration: 00:43:30


Episode 21, Thomas Hobbes's Political Philosophy (Part I)

7/2/2017
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Welcome to Episode 21 (Part I of II) on Thomas Hobbes's Political Philosophy. Few political thinkers can be considered as influential as Thomas Hobbes. Published in 1651, Hobbes’s most famous work, the Leviathan (or The Matter, Forme and Power of a Common Wealth Ecclesiasticall and Civil), argues that to leave a hypothetical state of nature, we must sign a social contract and submit ourselves to be ruled by an absolute sovereign. The state of nature is “a war of all against all”. The only...

Duration: 00:37:12


Episode 20, Plato's Political Philosophy (Part II)

6/25/2017
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Welcome to Episode 20 (Part II of II) on Plato's Political Philosophy. This episode benchmarks the beginning of our mini-series on political philosophy. Plato provides a strong critique of democracy through his formulation of a utopian city-state. By attempting to find justice in the city, Plato prompts us to question whether or not democracy can promote the common good. In this episode we'll be asking questions like; What is justice? Is democracy worthless? and What can we learn from...

Duration: 00:50:17


Episode 20, Plato's Political Philosophy (Part I)

6/18/2017
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Welcome to Episode 20 (Part I of II) on Plato's Political Philosophy. This episode benchmarks the beginning of our mini-series on political philosophy. Plato provides a strong critique of democracy through his formulation of a utopian city-state. By attempting to find justice in the city, Plato prompts us to question whether or not democracy can promote the common good. In this episode we'll be asking questions like; What is justice? Is democracy worthless? and What can we learn from...

Duration: 00:57:01


Episode 19, Mind, Body and Consciousness (Part II)

6/10/2017
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Welcome to Episode 19 (Part II of II) on Mind, Body and Consciousness. For Episode 19, I'm joined by Gregory Miller and Dr Thom Atkinson from the University of Liverpool. As well as introducing the questions and problems surrounding consciousness and mind; we'll be discussing substance dualism, materialism and panpsychism. This week in Part II, we'll be talking about panpsychism and enjoying some further analysis and discussion. As always, you can find the main texts as well as links to...

Duration: 00:38:37