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50 Best Philosophy Podcasts

2 months ago · "When it comes to determining how we live our lives, there are a number of influences we can choose from. Some, like our parents and environments, are chosen for us. But we can pick our friends, classes, meals, entertainment, and more; so many ingredients that determine our philosophy are in our control. We wish to empower you with yet another tool at your disposal — the philosophy podcast. Injecting a bit of aural understanding on how lives are lived might alter yours for the better."
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The Philosophy Guy

By The Philosophy Guy
The Philosophy Guy is a philosophy podcast by a guy trying to understand the philosophical questions of our world. The podcast discusses ethics, morality, political philosophy, self-improvement, philosophy movies, philosophical dilemmas, culture, current events and anything else about understanding life through the lens of philosophy. Each episode guarantees one will be about philosophy. Tune in!
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Philosophy Of Pop Culture

By Nomad Omen
A podcast examining today's pop culture and content. An In-depth look into today's visual media, arts, films, television shows, music, anime, comics and so on. An audio treat for the mind.
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The Partially Examined Life Philosophy Podcast

By Mark Linsenmayer
The Partially Examined Life is a philosophy podcast by some guys who were at one point set on doing philosophy for a living but then thought better of it. Each episode, we pick a short text and chat about it with some balance between insight and flippancy. You don't have to know any philosophy, or even to have read the text we're talking about to (mostly) follow and (hopefully) enjoy the discussion. For links to the texts we discuss and other info, check out
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Philosophy Bites

By Edmonds and Warburton
top philosophers interviewed on bite-sized topics
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In Our Time: Philosophy

By BBC Radio 4
From Altruism to Wittgenstein, philosophers, theories and key themes.
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Philosophy Talk

By Philosophy Talk
Podcast by Philosophy Talk
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Philosophy: The Classics

By Nigel Warburton
Author Nigel Warburton reads from his book Philosophy: The Classics which is an introduction to 27 key works in the history of Philosophy
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The Philosophy Podcast

A periodic showcase of the world's greatest philosophy, from thinkers such as Plato, Descarte, Nietszche and more!
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Athena Media - Podcast Directory

By Athena Media Ltd
A selection of podcasts and videos produced by Athena Media, from radio documentaries for NewsTalk and RTE Lyric FM to corporate podcasts and online corporate videos.
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Sick and Wrong Podcast

By Dee Simon and Harrison P. Lovecraft
Sick and Wrong Podcast Offical Site
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Philosophy at Bristol

By Alexander Bird
This is a blog hosted by philosophers at Bristol, which will support podcasts by members of the department. It is intended to be of interest primarily to non-professional philosophers, such as those studying philosophy at school or who are just interested in the subject.
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Georg Cantor

7 years ago

Ethics Bites - Audio

By The Open University
Ethics Bites is a fascinating and absorbing series of interviews covering topics such as animal rights, euthanasia, censorship and fertility treatment. The interviews are introduced by David Edmonds, while Open University philosopher and best-selling author, Nigel Warburton, puts the questions, rooting every subject in everyday dilemmas about how we should live. Many eminent academics have participated in this fourteen-part series such as a star trio of American-based professors, Michael Sand...
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Ethics Bites

8 years ago

The Survival Podcast

By The Survival Podcast
Helping You Live the Life You Want, If Times Get Tough, Or Even If They Don't
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Elucidations: A University of Chicago Podcast

By Matt Teichman
Elucidations is a monthly philosophy podcast recorded at the University of Chicago. Each month, Matt Teichman sits down with a prominent philosopher to talk about their latest work and areas of philosophical expertise. The podcast covers a wide range of topics from the theoretical to the practical (including causation, metaphor, agency, religious freedom, and moral psychology) and explores a wide range of problems from the perennial to the cutting-edge (including skepticism and experimental...
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Rationally Speaking

By New York City Skeptics
Rationally Speaking is the bi-weekly podcast of New York City Skeptics. Join host Julia Galef and guests as they explore the borderlands between reason and nonsense, likely from unlikely, and science from pseudoscience. Any topic is fair game as long as we can bring reason to bear upon it, with both a skeptical eye and a good dose of humor! We agree with the Marquis de Condorcet, who said that in an open society we ought to devote ourselves to "the tracking down of prejudices in the hiding pl...
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The Experience Points Podcast

By Jorge Albor, Scott Juster, Experience Points
A weekly video game podcast from the co-writers of
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The Christian Humanist Podcast

By Michial Farmer
Three Christians, teachers, and intellectuals gather digitally to hold forth on literature, theology, philosophy, and other things human beings do well. Taking the question at hand utterly seriously and ourselves not at all, the Christian Humanists attempt to record weekly during the school year and take on some interesting questions. Our website, should you wish to visit us, is, and our email is [email protected]
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Say Hello to my Little Friend

By Dr Glenn Peoples
The New Zealand blog and podcast of Dr Glenn Peoples that discusses philosophy, theology, politics and social issues
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Philosophy for Beginners

By Oxford University
Philosophy has been studied for thousands of years. It involves the use of reason and argument to search for the truth about reality - about the nature of things, ethics, aesthetics, language, the mind, God and everything else. This series of five introductory lectures, aimed at students new to philosophy, presented by Marianne Talbot, Department for Continuing Education, University of Oxford, will test you on some famous thought experiments and introduce you to some central philosophical iss...
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The Philosopher's Zone - Program podcast

By ABC Radio National
The Philosopher's Zone looks at the world of philosophy and at the world through philosophy. The program addresses the big philosophical questions and arguments. It also explores what philosophical analysis can contribute to our understanding of some of the fundamental and perplexing issues that face the world today.
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Working Ethics Podcast Series

By is a nonprofit located in Ann Arbor (A2), Michigan. We are very interested in talking with people in our community about their views and ideas on the big and small ethical questions in their working lives and in their community now and in the future. In the Working Ethics Podcast Series, we are talking with individuals representing varied professions, from county government to dog grooming. We have asked them this question: what about the ethics of your work? Here are their answers.
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Overthinking It Podcast

By Overthinking It
Overthinking It subjects the popular culture to a level of scrutiny it probably doesn't deserve.
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Morality in the Real World

By Alonzo Fyfe and Luke Muehlhauser
Desirism is a theory of moral value that exists in the physical universe, and does not depend on mysterious things like intrinsic value, intrinsic virtue, categorical imperatives, hypothetical contracts, or divine commands. For episode transcripts and more, visit and click 'Morality Podcast.'
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By Julian Baggini
where big thoughts come in small packages
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Brain Science with Ginger Campbell, MD: Neuroscience for Everyone

By Ginger Campbell, MD
Brain Science is hosted by Ginger Campbell, MD. It explores how recent discoveries in neuroscience are unraveling the mystery of how our brains make us human. Full show notes and episode transcripts are available at
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Ethics Talk: Philosophy, Flourishing and The Good Life

By Ethics Talk
Socrates said that talking about virtue and the good life is one of the most important things a human being can do. That's where "Ethics-Talk" fits in. Housed in the Department of Philosophy and Religion at Central Michigan University (CMU), The Center for Professional and Personal Ethics brings you discussions about ethical issues, both pure and applied. For us at EthicsTalk -- "ethics" is broad and encompasses things that affect a human being's flourishing. To that end, students working w...
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Business Ethics in Judaism-R' HaimOvadia

By Rabbi Haim Ovadia
** Interested in subscribing to Rabbi Haim Ovadia's weekday emails on Jewish Law? Please send an email to [email protected] with your full name, location, and a bit about yourself.** Business Ethics in Judaism series. Rabbi Ovadia knows all to well how many people may be so strict with Kashrut, Shabbat, and Prayers, but negate the laws regarding business ethics. It's extremely important to address this issue, because business ethics shows the true character of a person. Being sensit...
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Point of Inquiry

By Center for Inquiry
Launched in 2005, Point of Inquiry is the premier podcast of the Center for Inquiry. Point of Inquiry critically examines topics in science, religion, philosophy, and politics. Each episode takes on a specific issue and features lively discussion with leading scientists, researchers and writers. Point of Inquiry is produced at the Center for Inquiry in Amherst, N.Y.
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