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In Our Time: Philosophy
From Altruism to Wittgenstein, philosophers, theories and key themes.
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4.6 stars from 1,863 ratings
This show provides a rigorous introduction to a variety of philosophies, making for an easy listen. It provides a great refresher for those with some previous knowledge of the subject(s) but it might move too fast for the uninitiated. My only complaint is that frequently the main host moves too...Read full review »
Reverend Colonel via Apple Podcasts · United States of America · 07/15/22
I love how the host selects guests to present a balanced view on the subject. One critical issue however is the censorship placed on critique of religion. A significant number of early modern Western philosophers (French enlightenment philosophers, German philosophers such as Nietzsche and Marx...Read full review »
Peogg via Apple Podcasts · Australia · 03/14/22
It is very interesting, detailed and shows good philosophical views and stories
Rain030506 via Apple Podcasts · Kenya · 12/20/21
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