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Hi-Phi Nation
Hi-Phi Nation is philosophy in story-form, integrating narrative journalism with big ideas. We look at stories from everyday life, law, science, popular culture, and strange corners of human experiences that raise thought-provoking questions about things like justice, knowledge, the self, morality, and existence. We then seek answers with the help of academics and philosophers. The show is produced and hosted by Barry Lam of Vassar College.
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Ratings & Reviews
4.8 stars from 502 ratings
Pretty awesome
Want to listen to smart people discussing interesting ideas? This is the spot.
Indolge via Apple Podcasts · Australia · 06/08/20
I am SO excited for this season! I adore this show. A show that teaches you complex philosophical arguments, without talking down to you, and also while yelling entertaining stories. It makes me think deeply about issues I encounter in daily life - and it helps me understand other people’s...Read full review »
___lauren---- via Apple Podcasts · United States of America · 05/02/20
Love this show - keep it coming!
Barry, as a Vassar grad and philosophy major (say hi to Prof Church for me) I can’t tell you awesome it is to have a podcast like this coming out of Poughkeepsie. It’s great storytelling and you find great entry points into philosophical issues, which you explore wonderfully. So why nothing new...Read full review »
Rmm mm via Apple Podcasts · United States of America · 02/09/20
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