A discussion of utopias recorded at the 2010 Cheltenham Festival of Literature.
This skeptical edition features founder of The Skeptic magazine, Wendy Grossman; journalist, broadcaster and writer Simon Hoggart; and psychologist Christine Mohr.
In this edition, tpm editor-in-chief Julian Baggini talks to philosopher of biology John Dupré and the problems with genes, and the Nobel-prize winning Amartya Sen about the idea of Justice. Plus, guest reporter Antonia Macaro discusses Wittgenstein and therapy with John Heaton.
This summer special is an edited recording of a discussion chaired by tpm editor Julian Baggini in April on addiction: should we penalise or treat? The panel comprised: Dr Nick Airey, an NHS psychiatrist specialising in addiction, John Moore (Criminology, University of the West of England), Dr Giles Pearson, (Philosophy, University of Bristol), Dr Jon Webber (Philosophy, Cardiff University).
The latest edition features the philosophers’ football match and the Plato Code
Sarah Bakewell, John Cottingham, and Michael Foley join tpm editor Julian Baggini to discuss how to live
tpm editor Julian Baggini is back after an April break with another of his philosophy monthly podcasts, featuring Daniel Dennett, Richard Sorabji and John Sellars
In this four-star edition, tpm editor Julian Baggini talks over the background hubbub of hotel bars and conference lunch tables with Jerry Fodor about what Darwin got wrong; Ben Goldacre on good philosophy and bad science; Michael Sandel on the problem with secular liberalism; and Philip Zimbardo on good people gone bad.
In the latest philosophy monthly, tpm editor Julian Baggini is reporting on the debate surrounding the growth of the well-being agenda, and talking to the winner of the Lakatos prize for the philosophy of Science, Samir Okasha, about evolution.
This special edition comes from Puebla, Mexico, at the Ciudad de las Ideas (City of Ideas) festival. The guests are Randy Cohen, writer of The New York Times’s The Ethicist column; Bad Thoughts author Jamie Whyte; and “new atheist” Sam Harris.