Scientists talk about sub-atomic particles which are invisible to the eye. Do such particles really exist? Or are they simply convenient fictions that, for the moment at least, explain the observable phenomena? David Papineau discusses and defends scientific realism in this episode of Philosophy Bites.
Direct download: David_Papineau_on_Scientific_Realism.mp3
Category:David Papineau -- posted at: 10:40am EST

Kate Soper believes that we need to rethink how we live in the light of impending environmental catastrophe. She maintains that alternative ways of living can be more enjoyable than consumerism.
Direct download: Kate_Soper_on_Alternative_Hedonism.mp3
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