Don Cupitt, controversial theologian and philosopher, argues that Jesus is best seen as a moralist and a radical secular humanist in this episode of the Philosophy Bites podcast. The podcast is introduced by David Edmonds. Nigel Warburton is the interviewer.
Direct download: CupittJesus.mp3
Category:podcasts -- posted at: 5:10am EST

How our words relate to objects is a thorny philosophical conundrum. In this episode of the philosophy podcast Philosophy Bites A.C. Grayling explains Bertrand Russell's Theory of Descriptions, an attempt to elucidate that relationship.
Direct download: GraylingMixSes2.mp3
Category:podcasts -- posted at: 3:12am EST

Catalin Avramescu discusses the fascinating topic of the part played by the idea of cannibalism in the history of philosophy in this episode of the Philosophy Bites podcast.
Direct download: Catalin_Avramescu_on_Cannibalism.mp3
Category:podcasts -- posted at: 7:36am EST

Jeff McMahan of Rutgers University discusses the morality of killing in war with Nigel Warburton in this episode of the Philosophy Bites podcast.
Direct download: Jeff_McMahan_on_Killing_in_War.mp3
Category:podcasts -- posted at: 6:18pm EST

What is involved in understanding a decision? Richard Bradley of the LSE addresses this question in this episode of the Philosophy Bites podcast. As a decision theorist, he views decisions as gambles involving weightings of beliefs and desires.
Direct download: Richard_Bradley_on_Understanding_Decisions.mp3
Category:podcasts -- posted at: 7:31am EST

This episode of the Philosophy Bites podcast focuses on the question of whether politicians need ever act immorally. Tony Coady (aka C.A.J. Coady), author of Messy Morality is in conversation with Nigel Warburton.
Direct download: Tony_Coady_on_Dirty_Hands_in_Politics.mp3
Category:podcasts -- posted at: 6:24pm EST

John Campbell explores Bishop Berkeley's puzzle about what our experience is of in this episode of the Philosophy Bites podcast.
Direct download: John_Campbell_on_Berkeleys_Puzzle_1.mp3
Category:podcasts -- posted at: 2:17pm EST

Friedrich Nietzsche has been seen as the philosopher of the Overman, an anti-semite, and a precursor of postmodernist views about truth. But was he any of these? Brian Leiter explores these questions in conversation with Nigel Warburton in this episode of the Philosophy Bites podcast.
Direct download: Brian_Leiter_on_Nietzsche_Myths.mp3
Category:podcasts -- posted at: 6:35am EST

What can you do with Philosophy? Not very much, according to some people. John Armstrong disagrees. Find out why in this episode of the Philosophy Bites podcast
Direct download: John_Armstrong_on_What_You_Can_Do_With_Philosophy_1.mp3
Category:podcasts -- posted at: 12:19pm EST

Walter Sinnott-Armstrong argues that God isn't necessary for morality in this episode of the Philosophy Bites podcast.
Direct download: Walter_Sinnott-Armstrong_on_Morality_Without_God.mp3
Category:Walter Sinnott-Armstrong -- posted at: 5:55am EST



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