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Past Programs on Philosophy Talk . . .

September 4, 2011: Deconstructing the College Admissions Rat Race


August 28, 2011: Schizophrenia and the Mind


August 21, 2011: Health Care: Right or Privilege?


August 14, 2011: Time, Space, and Quantum Mechanics


August 7, 2011: The State of Public Philosophy


July 31, 2011: Philosophy and Everyday Life


July 24, 2011: What are Words Worth?


July 17, 2011: The Psychology of Evil


July 10, 2011: Atheism and the Well-Lived Life


July 3, 2011: Lincoln


June 26, 2011: Darwin


June 19, 2011: Pornography


June 12, 2011: Whodunit: The Language of Responsibility


June 5, 2011: Gay Pride & Prejudice


May 29, 2011: Summer Reading List 2011


May 22, 2011: The Prison System


May 15, 2011: Beliefs Gone Wild


May 8, 2011: Cities, Gentrification, and Inequality


May 1, 2011: Should Marriage Be Abolished?


April 24, 2011: Worship


April 17, 2011: The Extended Mind


April 10, 2011: What is an Adult?


April 3, 2011: Social Networking


March 27, 2011: Desire


March 20, 2011: Is It All Relative?


March 13, 2011: Money and Morality


March 6, 2011: Challenges to Free Will


February 27, 2011: John Locke


February 20, 2011: Bi-racial Identities


February 13, 2011: The Movie Show 2011


February 6, 2011: Too Much Information


January 30, 2011: Procrastination


January 23, 2011: Different Cultures, Different Selves


January 16, 2011: Derrida and Deconstruction


January 9, 2011: Abortion


January 2, 2011: The Moral Costs of Free Markets


December 26, 2010: Philosophy of History


December 19, 2010: Philosophy for Children


December 12, 2010: The Power of Thought


December 5, 2010: Disagreement


November 28, 2010: Reading, Narrative, and the Self


November 21, 2010: Civil Disobedience


November 14, 2010: Levels of Reality


November 7, 2010: The Idea of the University


October 31, 2010: The Occult Philosophy


October 24, 2010: Bargaining with the Devil


October 17, 2010: Creativity


October 10, 2010: Digital Selves


October 3, 2010: Overcoming the Terror of Death


September 26, 2010: Gandhi


September 19, 2010 (KALW only): Philosophy and the Alma Mater


September 19, 2010: Dualism


September 12, 2010 (KALW only): Meaning and the Revolution


September 12, 2020: Global Justice and Human Rights


September 5, 2010: Philosophy for the Young: Corrupting or Empowering?


August 29, 2010: Self-Deception


August 22, 2010: Humanism


August 15, 2010: Bodies for Sale


August 8, 2010: William James


August 1, 2010: Social Reality


July 25, 2010: Making Decisions


July 18, 2010: Loyalty


July 11, 2010: John Rawls


July 4, 2010: Democracy and The Press


June 27, 2010: What are Human Rights?


June 20, 2010: The Corporation as a Person


June 13, 2010: Altruism


June 6, 2010: Hannah Arendt


May 30, 2010: Promises


May 23, 2010: Summer Reading List 2010


May 16, 2010 (KALW only): Philosophy Talk "Live" Highlights


May 16, 2010: Philosophy and Pop Culture


May 9, 2010 (KALW only): Mental Illness and Culture


May 9, 2010: The Luck of the Draw


May 2, 2010: Experimental Philosophy


April 25, 2010: Apologizing


April 18, 2010: Faces, Feelings, and Lies


April 11, 2010: The Ethics of Torture


April 4, 2010: What is a Wife?


March 28, 2010: Fear


March 21, 2010: Science vs. Pseudo-Science


March 14, 2010: What is 'Normal'?


March 7, 2010: Infinity


February 28, 2010: The Movie Show 2010


February 21, 2010: Mind Reading


February 14, 2010: Varieties of Love


February 7, 2010: Philosophy in Fiction


January 31, 2010: Connectionism


January 24, 2010: Nihilism and Meaning


January 17, 2010: Paradoxes


January 10, 2010: Kierkegaard


January 3, 2010: Is it Wrong to Wreck the Earth?


December 27, 2009: Persons, Selves, Souls, and Loops


December 20, 2009: How Relevant Is Jesus?


December 13, 2009: Capital Punishment


December 6, 2009: Darwin


November 29, 2009: From the Minds of Babies


November 22, 2009: St. Augustine


November 15, 2009: 200 and Counting


November 8, 2009: Why Music Matters


November 1, 2009: Health Care: Right or Privilege?


October 25, 2009: Personal Identity


October 18, 2009: Schizophrenia and the Mind


October 11, 2009: Political Correctness


October 4, 2009: War, Sacrifice, and the Media


September 27, 2009: What are Words Worth?


September 20, 2009 (KALW only): Philosophy Talk Highlights


September 20, 2009: Immigration


September 13, 2009 (KALW only): The Postmodern Family


September 13, 2009: Postmodernism


September 6, 2009: Work


August 30, 2009: Pornography


August 23, 2009: Predicting the Future


August 16, 2009: Money and Morality


August 9, 2009: Philosophy and Literature


August 2, 2009: Faith, Reason, and Science


July 26, 2009: The Prison System


July 19, 2009: Love, Poetry, and Philosophy


July 12, 2009: Islamic Philosophy


July 5, 2009: Social Networking


June 28, 2009: Artificial Intelligence


June 21, 2009: Philosophy through Humor


June 14, 2009: Summer Reading List 2009


June 7, 2009: The Mind and the World


May 31, 2009: Flirting with Philosophy


May 24, 2009: Aging and the Well-Lived Life


May 17, 2009: Lincoln


May 10, 2009: Worship


May 3, 2009: Beliefs Gone Wild


April 26, 2009: Capital Punishment


April 19, 2009: Can Science Explain Consciousness?


April 12, 2009: Desire


April 5, 2009: Too Much Information


March 29, 2009: The Root of All Evil?  (KALW only)


March 29, 2009: Where Does Morality Come From?


March 22, 2009: The Copyright Wars (KALW only)


March 22, 2009: Science, Ethics, and Censorship


March 15, 2009: Skepticism


March 8, 2009: Challenges to Free Will


March 1, 2009: Bi-racial Identities


February 22, 2009: Different Cultures, Different Selves


February 15, 2009: Immortality and the Afterlife


February 8, 2009: The Movie Show


Feburary 1, 2009: The Judiciary in Democracy


January 25, 2009: Creativity


January 18, 2009: Civil Disobedience


January 11, 2009: Philosophy of History


January 4, 2009: The Idea of the University


December 28, 2008: Mental Imagery


December 21, 2008: Animal Minds


December 14, 2008: John Rawls


December 7, 2008: Bodies for Sale


November 30, 2008: Legal Ethics


November 23, 2008: Levels of Reality


November 16, 2008: Gandhi


November 9, 2008: William James


November 2, 2008: Making Decisions


October 26, 2008: Giving and Keeping


October 19, 2008: Digital Selves


October 12, 2008: Overcoming the Terror of Death

October 5, 2008: The Promise and Perils of the New Genomics


September 28, 2008: What is a Child?


September 21, 2008: Morality of Food (KALW only)


September 21, 2008: We've Been Framed: How Language Shapes Politics


September 14, 2008: Philosophy and Neuroscience


September 7, 2008: Utilitarianism


August 31, 2008: If Truth is so valuable, why is there so much BS?


August 24, 2008: Global Justice and Human Rights


August 17, 2008: Separation of Powers


August 10, 2008: Dualism


August 3, 2008: Philosophy and Pop Culture


July 27, 2008: Giving and Keeping


July 20, 2008: Believing in God


July 13, 2008: The Luck of the Draw


July 6, 2008: Philosophy and Film


June 29, 2008: Altruism


June 22, 2008: Hannah Arendt


June 15, 2008: Language and Thought


June 8, 2008: The Problem of Evil


June 1, 2008: Summer Reading List 2008


May 25, 2008: Liberty vs. Security


May 18, 2008: Karl Popper


May 11, 2008: Promises


May 4, 2008: Experimental Philosophy


April 27, 2008: Jewish Philosophy


April 20, 2008: Varieties of Love


April 13, 2008: Language in Action


April 13, 2008 (KALW only): Politics and Cognitive Science


April 6, 2008: Athletic Beauty


April 6, 2008 (KALW only): Philosophy of Wine


March 30, 2008: Apologizing


March 23, 2008: The Future of Philosophy


March 16, 2008: Philosophy of Hoops


March 9, 2008: Stoicism


March 2, 2008: Science vs. Pseudo-science


February 24, 2008: Infinity


February 17, 2008: Connectionism


February 10, 2008: Race, Class, Inequality


February 3, 2008: Paradoxes


January 27, 2008: St. Augustine


January 20, 2008: Persons, Selves, Souls, and Loops


January 13, 2008: Why Music Matters


January 6, 2008: Work

December 30, 2007: Hegel


December 23, 2007: Leadership


December 16, 2007: Personal Identity


December 9, 2007: Concept of God


December 2, 2007: Political Correctness


November 25, 2007: The Science of Humor


November 18, 2007: Islamic Philosophy


November 11, 2007: Immigration


November 4, 2007: Philosophy of Hoops


October 28, 2007: Philosophy and Literature


October 21, 2007: Predicting the Future


October 14, 2007: Faith, Reason, and Science


October 7, 2007: The Nature of Imagination


September 30, 2007: Love, Poetry and Philosophy


September 23, 2007: Philosophy and the Law


September 16, 2007 (KALW Only): Math and the Mind


September 16, 2007: What are Numbers?


September 9, 2007:  The Value of Art


September 2, 2007:  Marriage and Monogamy


August 26, 2007:  Suicide


August 19, 2007:  Postmodernism


August 12, 2007:  Flirting with Philosophy


August 5, 2007:  Existentialism


July 29, 2007:  W.E.B. DuBois


July 22, 2007:  Philosophy through Humor


July 15, 2007:  Philosophy of Science


July 08, 2007:  Capital Punishment


July 01, 2007:  Where Does Morality Come From?


June 24, 2007:  Legislating Values


June 17, 2007:  Intelligent Design


June 10, 2007:  Summer Reading List 2007


June 3, 2007:  Kant


May 27, 2007:  Aging and the Well-Lived Life


May 20, 2007:  Artificial Intelligence


May 13, 2007:  Science, Ethics, and Censorship


May 6, 2007:  Autonomy


April 29, 2007:  Ethics in Journalism


April 22, 2007:  Friendship


April 15, 2007:  Can Science Explain Consciousness?


April 8, 2007:  Berkeley


April 1, 2007:  A Philosophical Shout-Out


March 25, 2007:  Skepticism


March 18, 2007:  Immortality and the Afterlife


March 11, 2007:  Animal Minds


March 4, 2007:  Wittgenstein


February 25, 2007:  Language of Fiction


February 18, 2007:  Reconciliation


February 11, 2007: The Judiciary in Democracy


February 4, 2007: Mental Imagery


January 28, 2007: If Truth is so valuable, why is there so much BS?


January 21, 2007: Legal Ethics


January 14, 2007: We've Been Framed: How Language Shapes Politics


January 7, 2007: The Promise and Perils of the New Genomics


December 31, 2006: Confucius


December 24, 2006: Moral Dilemmas and Moral Ambiguity


December 17, 2006: Philosophy and Film


December 10, 2006: Philosophy and Neuroscience


December 3, 2006: American Pragmatism


November 26, 2006: The Indispensible Emotions


November 19, 2006:  What is a Child?


November 12, 2006:  Dreaming


November 5, 2006:  Separation of Powers


October 29, 2006:  Believing in God


October 22, 2006: Language and Thought


October 15, 2006: The Strange World of Quantum Reality


October 8, 2006: Karl Popper


October 1, 2006: Jewish Philosophy


September 26, 2006: Forgiveness


September 19, 2006: Philosophy of Music (KALW only)


September 19, 2006: Schopenhauer


September 12, 2006: War Crimes (KALW only)


September 12, 2006: Global Poverty and International Aid


September 5, 2006: Liberty vs. Security


August 29, 2006: Philosophy Talk's 100th Episode


August 22, 2006: Language in Action


August 15, 2006: Athletic Beauty


August 8, 2006: Race, Class, and Inequality


August 1, 2006: The Future of Philosophy


July 25, 2006: Stoicism


July 18, 2006: The Ethics of Identity


July 11, 2006: Evolution of the Human Mind


July 4, 2006:  Freedom of Speech


June 27, 2006: Leadership


June 20, 2006: Prostitution


June 13, 2006: Zen


June 6, 2006: Hegel


May 30, 2006: The Nature of Imagination


May 23, 2006: Is Free Will an Illusion?


May 16, 2006: Summer Reading List 2006


May 9, 2006: Justice Across Boundaries


May 2, 2006: Neurocosmetology


April 25, 2006: What is Art?


April 18, 2006: Religion and the Secular State


April 11, 2006:  Philosophy and the Law


April 4, 2006:  The Value of Truth


March 28, 2006:  Philosophy of Hoops


March 21, 2006:  Suicide


March 14, 2006:  What is Number?


March 7, 2006:  Existentialism


February 28, 2006:  The Science of Humor


February 21, 2006:  Nature vs. Nurture


February 14, 2006:  Marriage and Monogamy


February 7, 2006:  W.E.B. DuBois


January 31, 2006:  Legislating Values


January 24, 2006:  Philosophy of Science


January 17, 2006:  Intelligent Design


January 10, 2006:  The Mystery of Mind


January 3, 2006:  Environment and Progress


December 27, 2005:  What is Beauty?


December 20, 2005:  The Existence of God


December 13, 2005:  Kant


December 6, 2005:  Freedom of Speech


November 29, 2005:  Friendship


November 22, 2005:  Language of Fiction


November 15, 2005:  Gender


November 8, 2005:  Is This Any Way to Run a Democracy?


November 1, 2005:  Berkeley


October 25, 2005:  Love


October 18, 2005:  The Willing Suspension of Disbelief


October 11, 2005:  Reconciliation


October 4, 2005:  The Strange World of Quantum Reality


September 27, 2005: Ethics in War


September 20, 2005: Language of Politics


September 6, 2005: Karl Marx


August 30, 2005:  Saints, Heroes and Well Lived Lives


August 23, 2005: Virtue


August 16, 2005: Disability


August 9, 2005: The Environment and Global Justice


August 2, 2005: Descartes


July 26, 2005: The Indispensible Emotions


July 19, 2005: Moral Dilemmas and Moral Ambiguity


July 12, 2005: Time


July 5, 2005: Truth and Relativism


June 28, 2005: Zen


June 21, 2005: Global Poverty and International Aid


June 14, 2005: The Ethics of Identity


June 7, 2005: Intergenerational Obligations


May 31, 2005: Happiness


May 24, 2005: Evolution of the Human Mind


May 17, 2005: Prostitution


May 10, 2005: Confucius


May 3, 2005: Forgiveness


April 26, 2005: Propaganda


April 19, 2005: Genetic Determinism


April 12, 2005: Gambling


April 5, 2005: Schopenhauer


March 29, 2005: Is Free Will an Illusion?


March 22, 2005: Neurocosmetology


March 15, 2005: What is Beauty?


March 8, 2005: Religion and the Secular State


March 1, 2005: Hume


February 22, 2005: Consciousness


February 15, 2005: The Erotic vs. The Pornographic


February 8, 2005: Ethics in Sport


February 1, 2005: Evil


January 25, 2005: Aristotle


January 18, 2005: Meaning of Life


January 11, 2005: The Mystery of Mind


January 4, 2005: Gender


December 28, 2004: Affirmative Action


December 21, 2004: Who Owns Ideas?


December 13, 2004: Nature vs. Nurture


December 7, 2004: Disability


November 30, 2004: Love


November 23, 2004: Animal Rights


November 16, 2004: Truth and Relativism


November 9, 2004: Time


November 2, 2004: Is This Any Way to Run a Democracy?


October 26, 2004: Whose Language Is It?


October 19, 2004: Karl Marx


October 12, 2004: Feminism


October 5, 2004: Baseball


September 28, 2004: The Environment and Global Justice


September 21, 2004: Corporations


September 14, 2004: Plato


September 7, 2004: Terrorism


August 31, 2004: Happiness


August 24, 2004: Gambling


August 17, 2004: Affirmative Action


August 10, 2004: Has Science Replaced Religion?


August 3, 2004: Nietzsche


July 27, 2004: Markets and Morality


July 20, 2004:Who Owns Ideas?


July 13, 2004: Paternalism and Health


July 6, 2004: Patriotism versus Cosmopolitanism


June 29, 2004: Humans: The Irrational Animal


June 22, 2004: Genetic Engineering and Cloning


June 15, 2004: Virtue


June 8, 2004: Dignity and the End of Life


June 1, 2004: Terrorism


May 25, 2004: Drug Legalization


May 18, 2004: Meaning of Life


May 11, 2004: Animal Rights


May 4, 2004: Whose Language Is It?


April 20, 2004: What is Race?


April 27, 2004: Baseball


April 13, 2004: Taxation


April 6, 2004: Consciousness


March 30, 2004: Humor


March 23, 2004: Has Science Replaced Religion?


March 16, 2004: Nietzsche


March 9, 2004: Markets and Morality


March 2, 2004:  Genetic Engineering and Cloning


February 24, 2004:  Drug Legalization


February 17, 2004:  The Insanity Defense


February 10, 2004:  Patriotism versus Cosmopolitanism


February 3, 2004:  Marriage and the State


January 27, 2004: What is Race?


January 20, 2004: Would you want to live forever?


January 13, 2004: Bush's doctrine of preemptive self-defense


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