60 pippa.io Elucidations: A University of Chicago Podcast http://lucian.uchicago.edu/blogs/elucidations/ en Copyright 2017 elucidations, elucidaitons, ellucidations, Philosophy, Ethics, Epistemology, Aesthetics, Metaphysics, Philosophers, Interviews, Chicago, Philosophy mp3 Matt Teichman A series of interviews with contemporary philosophers, recorded at the University of Chicago Elucidations is a monthly philosophy podcast recorded at the University of Chicago. Each month, Matt Teichman sits down with a prominent philosopher to talk about their latest work and areas of philosophical expertise. The podcast covers a wide range of topics from the theoretical to the practical (including causation, metaphor, agency, religious freedom, and moral psychology) and explores a wide range of problems from the perennial to the cutting-edge (including skepticism and experimental philosophy). Elucidations is a monthly philosophy podcast recorded at the University of Chicago. Each month, Matt Teichman sits down with a prominent philosopher to talk about their latest work and areas of philosophical expertise. The podcast covers a wide range of topics from the theoretical to the practical (including causation, metaphor, agency, religious freedom, and moral psychology) and explores a wide range of problems from the perennial to the cutting-edge (including skepticism and experimental philosophy). no Matt Teichman info+57b498490b5f3f772a76004a@mg.pippa.io https://assets.pippa.io/shows/57b498490b5f3f772a76004a/cover.jpg http://lucian.uchicago.edu/blogs/elucidations/ Elucidations: A University of Chicago Podcast https://feed.pippa.io/public/shows/elucidations Episode 109: Bonus Episode with Matt Teichman and Toby Buckle Episode 109: Bonus Episode with Matt Teichman and Toby Buckle Sat, 13 Oct 2018 19:56:03 GMT 47:39 5bc1002f617c10d93b7bb5f4 no https://shows.pippa.io/elucidations/episode-109-bonus-episode-with-matt-teichman-and-toby-buckle A joint episode between Elucidations and the Political Philosophy Podcast full 109 Bonus episode! In this joint edition of Elucidations and the Political Philosophy Podcast, Matt Teichman and Toby Buckle sit down and have a freeform conversation about why we do podcasts, the nature of moral disagreement, and the existence of political divides. Bonus episode! In this joint edition of Elucidations and the Political Philosophy Podcast, Matt Teichman and Toby Buckle sit down and have a freeform conversation about why we do podcasts, the nature of moral disagreement, and the existence of political divides. Episode 108: Mariam Thalos discusses freedom Episode 108: Mariam Thalos discusses freedom Sat, 15 Sep 2018 22:43:00 GMT 36:06 5b9b11a98c2b728a13d5cd4f no https://shows.pippa.io/elucidations/episode-108-mariam-thalos-discusses-freedom full 108 What do you think of yourself as? A musician? A mother? A political organizer? In this episode, our guest argues that your ability to act and reason freely is premised on your ability to shape and sometimes even invent the labels you apply to yourself. What do you think of yourself as? A musician? A mother? A political organizer? In this episode, our guest argues that your ability to act and reason freely is premised on your ability to shape and sometimes even invent the labels you apply to yourself. Episode 107: Linda Martín Alcoff discusses identity and history Episode 107: Linda Martín Alcoff discusses identity and history Fri, 03 Aug 2018 18:14:00 GMT 50:07 5b637a0b43dcf6874a8b3ec4 no https://shows.pippa.io/elucidations/episode-107-linda-martn-alcoff-discusses-identity-and-histor full 106 In this episode, Linda Martín Alcoff discusses the subtle ways that things like your race, gender, sexual orientation, and class can influence your life. She argues that the best way to understand that kind of influence is by looking to the history of the relevant social group. In this episode, Linda Martín Alcoff discusses the subtle ways that things like your race, gender, sexual orientation, and class can influence your life. She argues that the best way to understand that kind of influence is by looking to the history of the relevant social group. Episode 106: R. A. Briggs discusses gender Episode 106: R. A. Briggs discusses gender Fri, 22 Jun 2018 22:15:00 GMT 37:29 5b2677fea83cf7f47eccf941 no https://shows.pippa.io/elucidations/episode-106-r-a-briggs-discusses-gender What is gender, anyway? full 106 Episode 105: R. A. Briggs discusses epistemic decision theory Episode 105: R. A. Briggs discusses epistemic decision theory Fri, 20 Apr 2018 22:46:00 GMT 37:00 5ad37028c5846a343fe732a0 no https://shows.pippa.io/elucidations/episode-105-r-a-briggs-discusses-epistemic-decision-theory How do we tell what the best strategies for changing our beliefs on the basis of new evidence might be? full 105 How do we tell what the best strategies for changing our beliefs on the basis of new evidence might be? How do we tell what the best strategies for changing our beliefs on the basis of new evidence might be? Episode 104: Seth Yalcin discusses the question-sensitivity of belief Episode 104: Seth Yalcin discusses the question-sensitivity of belief Sun, 04 Mar 2018 16:13:00 GMT 38:53 5a8c1fe7910f5f6b1c7d1205 no https://shows.pippa.io/elucidations/episode-104-seth-yalcin full 104 Episode 103: Brian Leiter explains why we should think about Marx Episode 103: Brian Leiter explains why we should think about Marx Tue, 09 Jan 2018 13:30:00 GMT 50:54 5a51302f06b656aa4df16da8 no https://shows.pippa.io/elucidations/episode-103-brian-leiter Can Marx help us understand our current political situation? full 103 In this episode, we talk to Brian Leiter about why the writings of Karl Marx are helpful for understanding the current situation of the working and middle class in America, the 2016 Presidential election, and related topics! In this episode, we talk to Brian Leiter about why the writings of Karl Marx are helpful for understanding the current situation of the working and middle class in America, the 2016 Presidential election, and related topics! Episode 102: Josh Knobe discusses the true self Episode 102: Josh Knobe discusses the true self Fri, 01 Dec 2017 13:50:00 GMT 33:20 5a16dc85622e95701844d727 no https://shows.pippa.io/elucidations/episode-102-josh-knobe-discusses-the-true-self Who are you, really, deep down, in your core? full 102 In this episode, Josh Knobe discusses a series of experiments that try to tease out what we implicitly assume about who a person really is, deep down. In this episode, Josh Knobe discusses a series of experiments that try to tease out what we implicitly assume about who a person really is, deep down. Episode 101: Miranda Fricker discusses blame and forgiveness Episode 101: Miranda Fricker discusses blame and forgiveness Sat, 21 Oct 2017 19:05:00 GMT 49:32 59eb7e815d6ff59869bbea68 no https://shows.pippa.io/elucidations/episode-101-miranda-fricker-discusses-blame-and-forgiveness Why do we blame people, and should we blame them? full 101 In this episode, Miranda Fricker argues that the purpose of blaming someone is to communicate to them your sense of why what they did was wrong. In this episode, Miranda Fricker argues that the purpose of blaming someone is to communicate to them your sense of why what they did was wrong. Episode 100: Agnes Callard discusses aspiration Episode 100: Agnes Callard discusses aspiration Fri, 22 Sep 2017 00:30:00 GMT 49:02 59c44839341655941cb43953 no https://shows.pippa.io/elucidations/episode-100-agnes-callard-discusses-aspiration What is the process of moving from one set of values to another? In this episode, Agnes Callard explains why she thinks aspiration is the process of moving from one set of values to a new set of values in the way you live your life. In this episode, Agnes Callard explains why she thinks aspiration is the process of moving from one set of values to a new set of values in the way you live your life. Episode 99: Steven Nadler discusses Spinoza on freedom Episode 99: Steven Nadler discusses Spinoza on freedom Sun, 13 Aug 2017 13:05:00 GMT 39:22 598c673b025399314bfb4b9f no https://shows.pippa.io/elucidations/episode-99-steven-nadler-discusses-spinoza-on-freedom What does it mean to be free in a universe where every event is determined? Episode 98: Jennifer Lackey discusses credibility Episode 98: Jennifer Lackey discusses credibility Mon, 17 Jul 2017 12:55:00 GMT 32:08 596a07576ae82c1b44db66ba no https://shows.pippa.io/elucidations/episode-98-lackey Who should we trust more and who should we trust less? In this episode, Jennifer Lackey discusses both how you can get things factually wrong and do something morally wrong by trusting people more than they deserve to be trusted. In this episode, Jennifer Lackey discusses both how you can get things factually wrong and do something morally wrong by trusting people more than they deserve to be trusted. Episode 97: Meghan Sullivan discusses time biases Episode 97: Meghan Sullivan discusses time biases Sun, 11 Jun 2017 14:20:00 GMT 55:54 593d4619d82f4da925f05b2e no https://shows.pippa.io/elucidations/episode-97-meghan-sullivan-discusses-time-biases Should we care more about the future than the past? Episode 96: Nic Koziolek discusses the role of belief in reasoning Episode 96: Nic Koziolek discusses the role of belief in reasoning Mon, 08 May 2017 17:42:00 GMT 41:20 59109e3491d0239d1e7c6117 no https://shows.pippa.io/elucidations/59109e3491d0239d1e7c6117 What are the component parts of reasoning? In this episode, Nic Koziolek offers an account of what thought, belief, and reasoning are in terms of what knowledge is. In this episode, Nic Koziolek offers an account of what thought, belief, and reasoning are in terms of what knowledge is. Episode 95: Zed Adams discusses the genealogy of color Episode 95: Zed Adams discusses the genealogy of color Mon, 10 Apr 2017 21:45:00 GMT 32:59 58eaf556450b057166a7806e no https://shows.pippa.io/elucidations/58eaf556450b057166a7806e How did we get to wondering whether colors were real? In this episode, Zed Adams argues that philosophers are in an irresolvable debate about whether colors are real because they inherited multiple conflicting conceptions of what color is from previous generations. In this episode, Zed Adams argues that philosophers are in an irresolvable debate about whether colors are real because they inherited multiple conflicting conceptions of what color is from previous generations. Episode 94: Zsofia Zvolenszky discusses fictional names Episode 94: Zsofia Zvolenszky discusses fictional names Thu, 23 Mar 2017 16:31:00 GMT 36:26 58d3e3afd38e851a15537c7b no https://shows.pippa.io/elucidations/58d3e3afd38e851a15537c7b Episode 93: Barry Lam discusses obligations after death Episode 93: Barry Lam discusses obligations after death Mon, 30 Jan 2017 22:29:00 GMT 41:35 588fb335eb50589014def04e no https://shows.pippa.io/elucidations/588fb335eb50589014def04e Should we honor the wishes of someone who passed away, no matter what they are, indefinitely? In this episode, Barry Lam examines our common assumption that we should prioritize honoring the wishes of dead people. In this episode, Barry Lam examines our common assumption that we should prioritize honoring the wishes of dead people. Episode 92: Kristie Dotson discusses epistemic oppression Episode 92: Kristie Dotson discusses epistemic oppression Sat, 14 Jan 2017 16:00:00 GMT 43:53 587a2e9988d80d2d4a1f77e9 no https://shows.pippa.io/elucidations/587a2e9988d80d2d4a1f77e9 How does oppressing or being oppressed affect your ability to know and learn things? In this episode, Kristie Dotson discusses how imbalances in the way we share information with each other reflect broader power imbalances between social groups. In this episode, Kristie Dotson discusses how imbalances in the way we share information with each other reflect broader power imbalances between social groups. Episode 91: Paolo Santorio discusses counterfactuals Episode 91: Paolo Santorio discusses counterfactuals Fri, 23 Dec 2016 00:40:00 GMT 35:10 585c69af88d80d2d4a1f77e3 no https://shows.pippa.io/elucidations/585c69af88d80d2d4a1f77e3 Episode 90: Ásta Sveinsdóttir discusses social construction Episode 90: Ásta Sveinsdóttir discusses social construction Sun, 20 Nov 2016 00:31:00 GMT 29:09 5830930500f4dfc94b0259c4 no https://shows.pippa.io/elucidations/5830930500f4dfc94b0259c4 Is being disabled a social status, or a physical impairment, or both? In this episode, our guest argues that we confer social statuses on each other by treating each other has having different obligations and entitlements. In this episode, our guest argues that we confer social statuses on each other by treating each other has having different obligations and entitlements. Episode 89: John Collins discusses language universals Episode 89: John Collins discusses language universals Fri, 28 Oct 2016 03:45:59 GMT 41:01 5812c993d6470df448430d11 no https://shows.pippa.io/elucidations/5812c993d6470df448430d11 Why are people so good at acquiring languages? Episode 88: Kent Bach discusses jumping to conclusions and knowing when to think twice Episode 88: Kent Bach discusses jumping to conclusions and knowing when to think twice Wed, 12 Oct 2016 03:04:38 GMT 30:13 57fda2e23d9fb9d45640500b no https://shows.pippa.io/elucidations/57fda2e23d9fb9d45640500b In this episode, Kent Bach discusses the importance of subconscious processes that underlie ordinary, everyday reasoning. In this episode, Kent Bach discusses the importance of subconscious processes that underlie ordinary, everyday reasoning. Episode 87: Susanna Schellenberg discusses perceptual particularity Episode 87: Susanna Schellenberg discusses perceptual particularity Sun, 11 Sep 2016 22:17:16 GMT 31:13 57d5d700a0b7356f4a291f15 no https://shows.pippa.io/elucidations/57d5d700a0b7356f4a291f15 What distinguishes hallucinations from ordinary visual experience? In this episode, Susanna Schellenberg argues that hallucination involves the very same ability as ordinary visual experience--it's just that the ability goes wrong.]]> In this episode, Susanna Schellenberg argues that hallucination involves the very same ability as ordinary visual experience--it's just that the ability goes wrong.]]> Episode 86: Daniel Smyth discusses photographs and their vicissitudes Episode 86: Daniel Smyth discusses photographs and their vicissitudes Thu, 18 Aug 2016 17:10:09 GMT 46:24 57b5ebf10fb04de61d8e47af no https://shows.pippa.io/elucidations/57b5ebf10fb04de61d8e47af Photography as a Recording Technology In this episode, Daniel Smyth discusses the vast amount of background knowledge that goes into interpreting a photograph. ]]> In this episode, Daniel Smyth discusses the vast amount of background knowledge that goes into interpreting a photograph. ]]> Episode 85: Bryce Huebner discusses race and cognitive science Episode 85: Bryce Huebner discusses race and cognitive science Mon, 01 Aug 2016 17:00:00 GMT 35:19 http://humstatic.uchicago.edu/philosophy/elucidations/Huebner_RaceAndCognitiveScience.mp3 no https://shows.pippa.io/elucidations/57b49a2f0b5f3f772a76004b In this episode, Bryce Huebner argues that our implicit racial biases are shaped by the physical environments we inhabit. In this episode, Bryce Huebner argues that our implicit racial biases are shaped by the physical environments we inhabit. In this episode, Bryce Huebner argues that our implicit racial biases are shaped by the physical environments we inhabit. Episode 84: Amanda Greene discusses the legitimacy of democracy Episode 84: Amanda Greene discusses the legitimacy of democracy Fri, 10 Jun 2016 17:00:00 GMT 43:10 http://humstatic.uchicago.edu/philosophy/elucidations/Greene_LegitimacyOfDemocracy.mp3 no https://shows.pippa.io/elucidations/57b49a2f0b5f3f772a76004c In this episode, Amanda Greene argues that democracy is the form of government that most reliably leads to long-term stability and acceptance. In this episode, Amanda Greene argues that democracy is the form of government that most reliably leads to long-term stability and acceptance. In this episode, Amanda Greene argues that democracy is the form of government that most reliably leads to long-term stability and acceptance. Episode 83: Bob Simpson discusses genealogical anxiety Episode 83: Bob Simpson discusses genealogical anxiety Thu, 12 May 2016 17:00:00 GMT 35:44 http://humstatic.uchicago.edu/philosophy/elucidations/Simpson_GenealogicalAnxiety.mp3 no https://shows.pippa.io/elucidations/57b49a2f0b5f3f772a76004d In this episode, Bob Simpson discusses how a person should respond to the realization that they only believe something because of how they were brought up. In this episode, Bob Simpson discusses how a person should respond to the realization that they only believe something because of how they were brought up. In this episode, Bob Simpson discusses how a person should respond to the realization that they only believe something because of how they were brought up. Episode 82: Robert May discusses Frege and the problem of identity Episode 82: Robert May discusses Frege and the problem of identity Wed, 13 Apr 2016 17:00:00 GMT 41:08 http://humstatic.uchicago.edu/philosophy/elucidations/May_FregeIdentity.mp3 no https://shows.pippa.io/elucidations/57b49a2f0b5f3f772a76004e In this episode, Robert May discusses the problems that arise when we try to explain what simple statements of arithmetic are saying. In this episode, Robert May discusses the problems that arise when we try to explain what simple statements of arithmetic are saying. In this episode, Robert May discusses the problems that arise when we try to explain what simple statements of arithmetic are saying. <![CDATA[Episode 81: Cathy Legg discusses what Peirce's categories can do for you]]> Tue, 15 Mar 2016 17:00:00 GMT 37:58 http://humstatic.uchicago.edu/philosophy/elucidations/Legg_WhatPeircesCategories.mp3 no https://shows.pippa.io/elucidations/57b49a2f0b5f3f772a76004f In this episode, Cathy Legg talks about why Charles Sanders Peirce thought that existing was only one of three ways of being. In this episode, Cathy Legg talks about why Charles Sanders Peirce thought that existing was only one of three ways of being. In this episode, Cathy Legg talks about why Charles Sanders Peirce thought that existing was only one of three ways of being. Episode 80: Mark Hopwood discusses love and moral value Episode 80: Mark Hopwood discusses love and moral value Wed, 10 Feb 2016 17:00:00 GMT 31:59 http://humstatic.uchicago.edu/philosophy/elucidations/Hopwood_LoveAndMoralValue.mp3 no https://shows.pippa.io/elucidations/57b49a2f0b5f3f772a760050 In this episode, Mark Hopwood discusses the moral relation that results when one person values another as a particular individual. In this episode, Mark Hopwood discusses the moral relation that results when one person values another as a particular individual. In this episode, Mark Hopwood discusses the moral relation that results when one person values another as a particular individual. Episode 79: Anthony S. Gillies discusses conditionals Episode 79: Anthony S. Gillies discusses conditionals Wed, 06 Jan 2016 17:00:00 GMT 32:39 http://humstatic.uchicago.edu/philosophy/elucidations/Gillies_Conditionals.mp3 no https://shows.pippa.io/elucidations/57b49a2f0b5f3f772a760051 In this episode, Anthony S. Gillies shows us how difficult it is to figure out what if/then statements mean! In this episode, Anthony S. Gillies shows us how difficult it is to figure out what if/then statements mean! In this episode, Anthony S. Gillies shows us how difficult it is to figure out what if/then statements mean! Episode 78: Stephen Engstrom discusses the categorical imperative Episode 78: Stephen Engstrom discusses the categorical imperative Wed, 09 Dec 2015 17:00:00 GMT 32:09 http://humstatic.uchicago.edu/philosophy/elucidations/Engstrom_TheCategoricalImperative.mp3 no https://shows.pippa.io/elucidations/57b49a2f0b5f3f772a760052 In this episode, Stephen Engstrom discusses the principle that Immanuel Kant thought to underlie all of ethics. In this episode, Stephen Engstrom discusses the principle that Immanuel Kant thought to underlie all of ethics. In this episode, Stephen Engstrom discusses the principle that Immanuel Kant thought to underlie all of ethics. Episode 77: Mark Schroeder discusses reasons for action and belief Episode 77: Mark Schroeder discusses reasons for action and belief Fri, 13 Nov 2015 17:00:00 GMT 38:49 http://humstatic.uchicago.edu/philosophy/elucidations/Schroeder_ReasonsForActionAndBelief.mp3 no https://shows.pippa.io/elucidations/57b49a2f0b5f3f772a760053 Episode 76: Barbara Herman discusses gratitude Episode 76: Barbara Herman discusses gratitude Tue, 13 Oct 2015 17:00:00 GMT 42:02 http://humstatic.uchicago.edu/philosophy/elucidations/Herman_Gratitude.mp3 no https://shows.pippa.io/elucidations/57b49a2f0b5f3f772a760054 In this episode, Barbara Herman describes the intricacies of the relationship between two people that is created when one does a favor for the other. In this episode, Barbara Herman describes the intricacies of the relationship between two people that is created when one does a favor for the other. In this episode, Barbara Herman describes the intricacies of the relationship between two people that is created when one does a favor for the other. Episode 75: Malte Willer discusses non-monotonic logic Episode 75: Malte Willer discusses non-monotonic logic Tue, 08 Sep 2015 17:00:00 GMT 31:50 http://humstatic.uchicago.edu/philosophy/elucidations/Willer_NonMonotonicLogic.mp3 no https://shows.pippa.io/elucidations/57b49a2f0b5f3f772a760055 In this episode, Malte Willer discusses attempts to give a formal theory of commonsense reasoning, and how it differs from the kind of reasoning that has traditionally been studied. In this episode, Malte Willer discusses attempts to give a formal theory of commonsense reasoning, and how it differs from the kind of reasoning that has traditionally been studied. In this episode, Malte Willer discusses attempts to give a formal theory of commonsense reasoning, and how it differs from the kind of reasoning that has traditionally been studied. Episode 74: Christina van Dyke discusses gender and medieval mysticism Episode 74: Christina van Dyke discusses gender and medieval mysticism Fri, 07 Aug 2015 17:00:00 GMT 30:00 http://humstatic.uchicago.edu/philosophy/elucidations/vanDyke_GenderAndMedievalMysticism.mp3 no https://shows.pippa.io/elucidations/57b49a2f0b5f3f772a760056 In this episode, Christina van Dyke discusses the medieval mystics, a loose collection of authors who thought through philosophical issues by writing about their religious experiences. In this episode, Christina van Dyke discusses the medieval mystics, a loose collection of authors who thought through philosophical issues by writing about their religious experiences. In this episode, Christina van Dyke discusses the medieval mystics, a loose collection of authors who thought through philosophical issues by writing about their religious experiences. <![CDATA[Episode 73: Greg Salmieri discusses Ayn Rand's moral philosophy]]> Wed, 15 Jul 2015 17:00:00 GMT 39:44 http://humstatic.uchicago.edu/philosophy/elucidations/Salmieri_AynRandsMoralPhilosophy.mp3 no https://shows.pippa.io/elucidations/57b49a2f0b5f3f772a760057 In this episode, Greg Salmieri explains why Ayn Rand thought a good life is oriented, first and foremost, toward the goal of benefitting oneself. In this episode, Greg Salmieri explains why Ayn Rand thought a good life is oriented, first and foremost, toward the goal of benefitting oneself. In this episode, Greg Salmieri explains why Ayn Rand thought a good life is oriented, first and foremost, toward the goal of benefitting oneself. Episode 72: Robert May discusses pejorative expressions Episode 72: Robert May discusses pejorative expressions Thu, 25 Jun 2015 17:00:00 GMT 38:56 http://humstatic.uchicago.edu/philosophy/elucidations/May_PejorativeExpressions.mp3 no https://shows.pippa.io/elucidations/57b49a2f0b5f3f772a760058 In this episode, Robert May explains what racial, ethnic, and homophobic slurs literally mean. In this episode, Robert May explains what racial, ethnic, and homophobic slurs literally mean. In this episode, Robert May explains what racial, ethnic, and homophobic slurs literally mean. <![CDATA[Episode 71: Kent Schmor discusses Carnap's Aufbau]]> Fri, 05 Jun 2015 17:00:00 GMT 34:46 http://humstatic.uchicago.edu/philosophy/elucidations/Schmor_CarnapsAufbau.mp3 no https://shows.pippa.io/elucidations/57b49a2f0b5f3f772a760059 Episode 70: Susan James discusses Spinoza on the good embodied life Episode 70: Susan James discusses Spinoza on the good embodied life Wed, 06 May 2015 17:00:00 GMT 33:07 http://humstatic.uchicago.edu/philosophy/elucidations/James_SpinozaOnTheGoodEmbodiedLife.mp3 no https://shows.pippa.io/elucidations/57b49a2f0b5f3f772a76005a <![CDATA[Episode 69: Christel Fricke discusses Adam Smith's theory of moral sentiments]]> Wed, 25 Mar 2015 17:00:00 GMT 32:49 http://humstatic.uchicago.edu/philosophy/elucidations/Fricke_AdamSmithsTheoryOfMoralSentiment.mp3 no https://shows.pippa.io/elucidations/57b49a2f0b5f3f772a76005b In this episode, Christel Fricke discusses a view in ethics according to which you determine the right thing to do by imitating the perspective of an ideal, impartial spectator. In this episode, Christel Fricke discusses a view in ethics according to which you determine the right thing to do by imitating the perspective of an ideal, impartial spectator. In this episode, Christel Fricke discusses a view in ethics according to which you determine the right thing to do by imitating the perspective of an ideal, impartial spectator. Episode 68: Mark Lance discusses anarchism Episode 68: Mark Lance discusses anarchism Wed, 18 Feb 2015 17:00:00 GMT 42:49 http://humstatic.uchicago.edu/philosophy/elucidations/Lance_Anarchism.mp3 no https://shows.pippa.io/elucidations/57b49a2f0b5f3f772a76005c In this episode, Mark Lance defends the view that instead of answering to a central authority, our society should self-govern, only scaling up what it has to. In this episode, Mark Lance defends the view that instead of answering to a central authority, our society should self-govern, only scaling up what it has to. In this episode, Mark Lance defends the view that instead of answering to a central authority, our society should self-govern, only scaling up what it has to. Episode 67: John Protevi discusses Darwin, disaster, and prosociality Episode 67: John Protevi discusses Darwin, disaster, and prosociality Mon, 12 Jan 2015 17:00:00 GMT 31:36 http://humstatic.uchicago.edu/philosophy/elucidations/Protevi_DarwinDisasterProsociality.mp3 no https://shows.pippa.io/elucidations/57b49a2f0b5f3f772a76005d In this episode, John Protevi discusses research across several different disciplines which supports the hypothesis that human beings evolved to cooperate with each other. In this episode, John Protevi discusses research across several different disciplines which supports the hypothesis that human beings evolved to cooperate with each other. In this episode, John Protevi discusses research across several different disciplines which supports the hypothesis that human beings evolved to cooperate with each other. Episode 66: Haim Gaifman discusses mathematical reasoning Episode 66: Haim Gaifman discusses mathematical reasoning Wed, 17 Dec 2014 17:00:00 GMT 40:58 http://humstatic.uchicago.edu/philosophy/elucidations/Gaifman_MathematicalReasoning.mp3 no https://shows.pippa.io/elucidations/57b49a2f0b5f3f772a76005e In this episode, Haim Gaifman argues that there are mathematical facts about real, objective, mathematical entities. In this episode, Haim Gaifman argues that there are mathematical facts about real, objective, mathematical entities. In this episode, Haim Gaifman argues that there are mathematical facts about real, objective, mathematical entities. Episode 65: Julian Savulescu discusses doping in sports Episode 65: Julian Savulescu discusses doping in sports Mon, 17 Nov 2014 17:00:00 GMT 39:08 http://humstatic.uchicago.edu/philosophy/elucidations/Savulescu_DopingInSports.mp3 no https://shows.pippa.io/elucidations/57b49a2f0b5f3f772a76005f In this episode, Julian Savulescu argues that professional sports should change their regulations so as to allow for a certain amount of doping. In this episode, Julian Savulescu argues that professional sports should change their regulations so as to allow for a certain amount of doping. In this episode, Julian Savulescu argues that professional sports should change their regulations so as to allow for a certain amount of doping. Episode 64: James Conant and Jay Elliott discuss the analytic tradition Episode 64: James Conant and Jay Elliott discuss the analytic tradition Sat, 18 Oct 2014 17:00:00 GMT 52:00 http://humstatic.uchicago.edu/philosophy/elucidations/ConantElliott_TheAnalyticTradition.mp3 no https://shows.pippa.io/elucidations/57b49a2f0b5f3f772a760060 In this episode, James Conant and Jay Elliott go into the history of the movement known as analytic philosophy. In this episode, James Conant and Jay Elliott go into the history of the movement known as analytic philosophy. In this episode, James Conant and Jay Elliott go into the history of the movement known as analytic philosophy. Episode 63: Michael Devitt discusses reference Episode 63: Michael Devitt discusses reference Fri, 19 Sep 2014 17:00:00 GMT 38:21 http://humstatic.uchicago.edu/philosophy/elucidations/Devitt_Reference.mp3 no https://shows.pippa.io/elucidations/57b49a2f0b5f3f772a760061 In this episode, Michael Devitt explains why we need a theory of what it means for a proper name to stand for a person or place. In this episode, Michael Devitt explains why we need a theory of what it means for a proper name to stand for a person or place. In this episode, Michael Devitt explains why we need a theory of what it means for a proper name to stand for a person or place. Episode 62: Sally Sedgwick discusses Hegel’s critique of Kant Episode 62: Sally Sedgwick discusses Hegel’s critique of Kant Thu, 21 Aug 2014 17:00:00 GMT 30:56 http://humstatic.uchicago.edu/philosophy/elucidations/Sedgwick_HegelsCritiqueOfKant.mp3 no https://shows.pippa.io/elucidations/57b49a2f0b5f3f772a760062 In this episode, Sally Sedgwick runs through Immanuel Kant’s idea that doing the right thing means doing whatever respects the dignity of all rational creatures, along with G. W. F. Hegel’s worry that Kant neglected how his moral theory was the product of a particular historical moment. In this episode, Sally Sedgwick runs through Immanuel Kant’s idea that doing the right thing means doing whatever respects the dignity of all rational creatures, along with G. W. F. Hegel’s worry that Kant neglected how his moral theory was the product of a particular historical moment. In this episode, Sally Sedgwick runs through Immanuel Kant’s idea that doing the right thing means doing whatever respects the dignity of all rational creatures, along with G. W. F. Hegel’s worry that Kant neglected how his moral theory was the product of a particular historical moment. Episode 61: Jeff Buechner discusses Kripke and functionalism Episode 61: Jeff Buechner discusses Kripke and functionalism Wed, 16 Jul 2014 17:00:00 GMT 44:57 http://humstatic.uchicago.edu/philosophy/elucidations/Buechner_KripkeAndFunctionalism.mp3 no https://shows.pippa.io/elucidations/57b49a2f0b5f3f772a760063 In this episode, Jeff Buechner gives us an overview of the work of Saul Kripke, and explains his (not yet published) argument against the idea that the human mind is a kind of computer. In this episode, Jeff Buechner gives us an overview of the work of Saul Kripke, and explains his (not yet published) argument against the idea that the human mind is a kind of computer. In this episode, Jeff Buechner gives us an overview of the work of Saul Kripke, and explains his (not yet published) argument against the idea that the human mind is a kind of computer. Episode 60: Fabrizio Cariani shares some thoughts about oughts Episode 60: Fabrizio Cariani shares some thoughts about oughts Mon, 23 Jun 2014 17:00:00 GMT 26:39 http://humstatic.uchicago.edu/philosophy/elucidations/Cariani_ThoughtsAboutOughts.mp3 no https://shows.pippa.io/elucidations/57b49a2f0b5f3f772a760064 Episode 59: Rebecca Kukla discusses reproductive risk Episode 59: Rebecca Kukla discusses reproductive risk Wed, 14 May 2014 14:00:00 GMT 37:03 http://humstatic.uchicago.edu/philosophy/elucidations/Kukla_ReproductiveRisk.mp3 no https://shows.pippa.io/elucidations/57b49a2f0b5f3f772a760065 In this episode, Rebecca Kukla questions the assumptions behind the idea that keeping unborn fetuses safe is simply a matter of individual mothers managing risk responsibly. In this episode, Rebecca Kukla questions the assumptions behind the idea that keeping unborn fetuses safe is simply a matter of individual mothers managing risk responsibly. In this episode, Rebecca Kukla questions the assumptions behind the idea that keeping unborn fetuses safe is simply a matter of individual mothers managing risk responsibly. Episode 58: Stewart Shapiro discusses vagueness, part II Episode 58: Stewart Shapiro discusses vagueness, part II Thu, 17 Apr 2014 14:00:00 GMT 27:38 http://humstatic.uchicago.edu/philosophy/elucidations/Shapiro_VaguenessPartII.mp3 no https://shows.pippa.io/elucidations/57b49a2f0b5f3f772a760066 In this episode, we return to the topic of vagueness from a new perspective. In this episode, we return to the topic of vagueness from a new perspective. In this episode, we return to the topic of vagueness from a new perspective. Episode 57: Julia Annas discusses virtue ethics Episode 57: Julia Annas discusses virtue ethics Wed, 19 Mar 2014 14:00:00 GMT 39:02 http://humstatic.uchicago.edu/philosophy/elucidations/Annas_VirtueEthics.mp3 no https://shows.pippa.io/elucidations/57b49a2f0b5f3f772a760067 In this episode, Julia Annas introduces us to the ancient Greek conception of ethics. In this episode, Julia Annas introduces us to the ancient Greek conception of ethics. In this episode, Julia Annas introduces us to the ancient Greek conception of ethics. Episode 56: Philip Pettit discusses corporate rights and responsibilities Episode 56: Philip Pettit discusses corporate rights and responsibilities Mon, 10 Feb 2014 14:00:00 GMT 54:04 http://humstatic.uchicago.edu/philosophy/elucidations/Pettit_CorporateRightsAndResponsibilities.mp3 no https://shows.pippa.io/elucidations/57b49a2f0b5f3f772a760068 In this episode, Philip Pettit considers whether a corporation can have any special privileges or rights. In this episode, Philip Pettit considers whether a corporation can have any special privileges or rights. In this episode, Philip Pettit considers whether a corporation can have any special privileges or rights. Episode 55: Branden Fitelson discusses paradoxes of consistency Episode 55: Branden Fitelson discusses paradoxes of consistency Wed, 08 Jan 2014 14:00:00 GMT 45:33 http://humstatic.uchicago.edu/philosophy/elucidations/Fitelson_ParadoxesOfConsistency.mp3 no https://shows.pippa.io/elucidations/57b49a2f0b5f3f772a760069 <![CDATA[Episode 54: Patricia Blanchette discusses Frege's logicism]]> Fri, 06 Dec 2013 14:00:00 GMT 44:30 http://humstatic.uchicago.edu/philosophy/elucidations/Blanchette_FregesLogicism.mp3 no https://shows.pippa.io/elucidations/57b49a2f0b5f3f772a76006a In this episode, Patricia Blanchette explains why Gottlob Frege and other early 20th century philosophers wanted to understand all of mathematics as really being about logic. In this episode, Patricia Blanchette explains why Gottlob Frege and other early 20th century philosophers wanted to understand all of mathematics as really being about logic. In this episode, Patricia Blanchette explains why Gottlob Frege and other early 20th century philosophers wanted to understand all of mathematics as really being about logic. Episode 53: Martin Stokhof discusses formal semantics and Wittgenstein Episode 53: Martin Stokhof discusses formal semantics and Wittgenstein Thu, 14 Nov 2013 14:00:00 GMT 37:38 http://humstatic.uchicago.edu/philosophy/elucidations/Stokhof_FormalSemantics.mp3 no https://shows.pippa.io/elucidations/57b49a2f0b5f3f772a76006b In this episode, Martin Stokhof argues that understanding what formal theories of linguistic meaning are actually doing is less straightforward than it might seem. In this episode, Martin Stokhof argues that understanding what formal theories of linguistic meaning are actually doing is less straightforward than it might seem. In this episode, Martin Stokhof argues that understanding what formal theories of linguistic meaning are actually doing is less straightforward than it might seem. Episode 52: Rafeeq Hasan discusses Rousseau on freedom and happiness Episode 52: Rafeeq Hasan discusses Rousseau on freedom and happiness Mon, 14 Oct 2013 14:00:00 GMT 37:41 http://humstatic.uchicago.edu/philosophy/elucidations/Hasan_RousseauOnFreedomAndHappiness.mp3 no https://shows.pippa.io/elucidations/57b49a2f0b5f3f772a76006c Episode 51: Jeroen Groenendijk and Floris Roelofsen discuss inquisitive semantics Episode 51: Jeroen Groenendijk and Floris Roelofsen discuss inquisitive semantics Mon, 23 Sep 2013 14:00:00 GMT 33:28 http://humstatic.uchicago.edu/philosophy/elucidations/groenendijkRoelofsen_InquisitiveSemantics.mp3 no https://shows.pippa.io/elucidations/57b49a2f0b5f3f772a76006d In this episode, Jeroen Groenendijk and Floris Roelofsen discuss a new theory of linguistic meaning that brings out a deep commonality between statements and questions. In this episode, Jeroen Groenendijk and Floris Roelofsen discuss a new theory of linguistic meaning that brings out a deep commonality between statements and questions. In this episode, Jeroen Groenendijk and Floris Roelofsen discuss a new theory of linguistic meaning that brings out a deep commonality between statements and questions. Episode 50: Greg Salmieri discusses the Aristotelian good life and productive work Episode 50: Greg Salmieri discusses the Aristotelian good life and productive work Wed, 21 Aug 2013 14:00:00 GMT 36:28 http://humstatic.uchicago.edu/philosophy/elucidations/Salmieri_ProductiveWork.mp3 no https://shows.pippa.io/elucidations/57b49a2f0b5f3f772a76006e In this episode, Greg Salmieri looks at the attitudes ancient philosophers used to take towards craftsmanship. In this episode, Greg Salmieri looks at the attitudes ancient philosophers used to take towards craftsmanship. In this episode, Greg Salmieri looks at the attitudes ancient philosophers used to take towards craftsmanship. Episode 49: Hans Kamp discusses discourse representation theory Episode 49: Hans Kamp discusses discourse representation theory Wed, 17 Jul 2013 14:00:00 GMT 47:13 http://humstatic.uchicago.edu/philosophy/elucidations/Kamp_DRT.mp3 no https://shows.pippa.io/elucidations/57b49a2f0b5f3f772a76006f In this episode, Hans Kamp discusses his influential dynamic theory of linguistic meaning. In this episode, Hans Kamp discusses his influential dynamic theory of linguistic meaning. In this episode, Hans Kamp discusses his influential dynamic theory of linguistic meaning. Episode 48: Jennifer Frey discusses the philosophy of Thomas Aquinas Episode 48: Jennifer Frey discusses the philosophy of Thomas Aquinas Mon, 10 Jun 2013 14:00:00 GMT 31:30 http://humstatic.uchicago.edu/philosophy/elucidations/Frey_ThomasAquinas.mp3 no https://shows.pippa.io/elucidations/57b49a2f0b5f3f772a760070 Episode 47: Alexandru Baltag discusses the logic of knowledge Episode 47: Alexandru Baltag discusses the logic of knowledge Tue, 14 May 2013 14:00:00 GMT 39:50 http://humstatic.uchicago.edu/philosophy/elucidations/Baltag_LogicOfKnowledge.mp3 no https://shows.pippa.io/elucidations/57b49a2f0b5f3f772a760071 In this episode, Alexandru Baltag gives us a tour through a number of formal definitions of knowledge that have been proposed in recent years. In this episode, Alexandru Baltag gives us a tour through a number of formal definitions of knowledge that have been proposed in recent years. In this episode, Alexandru Baltag gives us a tour through a number of formal definitions of knowledge that have been proposed in recent years. Episode 46: Frank Veltman discusses normality Episode 46: Frank Veltman discusses normality Fri, 19 Apr 2013 14:00:00 GMT 27:26 http://humstatic.uchicago.edu/philosophy/elucidations/Veltman_Normality.mp3 no https://shows.pippa.io/elucidations/57b49a2f0b5f3f772a760072 In this episode, Frank Veltman discusses the central role that the idea of normality (along with abnormality) plays in our everyday reasoning. In this episode, Frank Veltman discusses the central role that the idea of normality (along with abnormality) plays in our everyday reasoning. In this episode, Frank Veltman discusses the central role that the idea of normality (along with abnormality) plays in our everyday reasoning. Episode 45: Anubav Vasudevan discusses probability and determinism Episode 45: Anubav Vasudevan discusses probability and determinism Fri, 22 Mar 2013 14:00:00 GMT 32:02 http://humstatic.uchicago.edu/philosophy/elucidations/Vasudevan_ProbabilityAndDeterminism.mp3 no https://shows.pippa.io/elucidations/57b49a2f0b5f3f772a760073 In this episode, Anubav Vasudevan argues that there is no conflict between the belief that the future is completely determined by the past and the belief that some things truly happen by chance. In this episode, Anubav Vasudevan argues that there is no conflict between the belief that the future is completely determined by the past and the belief that some things truly happen by chance. In this episode, Anubav Vasudevan argues that there is no conflict between the belief that the future is completely determined by the past and the belief that some things truly happen by chance. Episode 44: Joelle Proust discusses metacognition Episode 44: Joelle Proust discusses metacognition Fri, 15 Feb 2013 14:00:00 GMT 34:13 http://humstatic.uchicago.edu/philosophy/elucidations/Proust_Metacognition.mp3 no https://shows.pippa.io/elucidations/57b49a2f0b5f3f772a760074 In this episode, Joelle Proust discusses whether you need to have the concept of memory in order to evaluate your ability to remember things. In this episode, Joelle Proust discusses whether you need to have the concept of memory in order to evaluate your ability to remember things. In this episode, Joelle Proust discusses whether you need to have the concept of memory in order to evaluate your ability to remember things. Episode 43: Peter Adamson discusses the philosophy of Al-Kindi Episode 43: Peter Adamson discusses the philosophy of Al-Kindi Tue, 01 Jan 2013 14:00:00 GMT 41:41 http://humstatic.uchicago.edu/philosophy/elucidations/Adamson_AlKindi.mp3 no https://shows.pippa.io/elucidations/57b49a2f0b5f3f772a760075 In this episode, Peter Adamson gives us a tour through the impressively wide-ranging work of Al-Kindi, including his arguments for the unity of God and against the eternity of the universe. In this episode, Peter Adamson gives us a tour through the impressively wide-ranging work of Al-Kindi, including his arguments for the unity of God and against the eternity of the universe. In this episode, Peter Adamson gives us a tour through the impressively wide-ranging work of Al-Kindi, including his arguments for the unity of God and against the eternity of the universe. Episode 42: Agustin Rayo discusses the construction of logical space Episode 42: Agustin Rayo discusses the construction of logical space Wed, 12 Dec 2012 14:00:00 GMT 37:11 http://humstatic.uchicago.edu/philosophy/elucidations/Rayo_LogicalSpace.mp3 no https://shows.pippa.io/elucidations/57b49a2f0b5f3f772a760076 In this episode, Agustin Rayo considers whether the number of dinosaurs being zero is the same thing as there being no dinosaurs, whether some wood blocks being nailed together into the shape of a table is the same thing as there being a table, and similar matters. In this episode, Agustin Rayo considers whether the number of dinosaurs being zero is the same thing as there being no dinosaurs, whether some wood blocks being nailed together into the shape of a table is the same thing as there being a table, and similar matters. In this episode, Agustin Rayo considers whether the number of dinosaurs being zero is the same thing as there being no dinosaurs, whether some wood blocks being nailed together into the shape of a table is the same thing as there being a table, and similar matters. Episode 41: David Enoch discusses metaethics Episode 41: David Enoch discusses metaethics Fri, 09 Nov 2012 14:00:00 GMT 39:39 http://humstatic.uchicago.edu/philosophy/elucidations/Enoch_Metaethics.mp3 no https://shows.pippa.io/elucidations/57b49a2f0b5f3f772a760077 In this episode, David Enoch argues that there are real facts of the matter about whether something is right or wrong, and that our ability to deliberate about what to do depends on this. In this episode, David Enoch argues that there are real facts of the matter about whether something is right or wrong, and that our ability to deliberate about what to do depends on this. In this episode, David Enoch argues that there are real facts of the matter about whether something is right or wrong, and that our ability to deliberate about what to do depends on this. Episode 40: Johan van Benthem discusses logical dynamics Episode 40: Johan van Benthem discusses logical dynamics Mon, 08 Oct 2012 14:00:00 GMT 36:15 http://humstatic.uchicago.edu/philosophy/elucidations/vanBenthem_LogicalDynamics.mp3 no https://shows.pippa.io/elucidations/57b49a2f0b5f3f772a760078 In this episode, Johan van Benthem argues that the subject matter of logic should be broadened to encompass not only processes of inference performed by individuals, but also the sharing of information among groups of people. In this episode, Johan van Benthem argues that the subject matter of logic should be broadened to encompass not only processes of inference performed by individuals, but also the sharing of information among groups of people. In this episode, Johan van Benthem argues that the subject matter of logic should be broadened to encompass not only processes of inference performed by individuals, but also the sharing of information among groups of people. Episode 39: Nicholas Asher discusses the philosophy of language Episode 39: Nicholas Asher discusses the philosophy of language Tue, 04 Sep 2012 14:00:00 GMT 31:11 http://humstatic.uchicago.edu/philosophy/elucidations/Asher_PhilosophyOfLanguage.mp3 no https://shows.pippa.io/elucidations/57b49a2f0b5f3f772a760079 In this episode, Nicholas Asher discusses some of the challenges faced by philosophers, linguists, and computer scientists when it comes to developing a formal theory of meaning that (for example) a computer could understand. In this episode, Nicholas Asher discusses some of the challenges faced by philosophers, linguists, and computer scientists when it comes to developing a formal theory of meaning that (for example) a computer could understand. In this episode, Nicholas Asher discusses some of the challenges faced by philosophers, linguists, and computer scientists when it comes to developing a formal theory of meaning that (for example) a computer could understand. Episode 38: Christopher Frey discusses Aristotle on living organisms and their parts Episode 38: Christopher Frey discusses Aristotle on living organisms and their parts Wed, 08 Aug 2012 14:00:00 GMT 25:29 http://humstatic.uchicago.edu/philosophy/elucidations/Frey_AristotleOnLivingOrganismsAndTheirParts.mp3 no https://shows.pippa.io/elucidations/57b49a2f0b5f3f772a76007a Episode 37: Catarina Dutilh Novaes discusses methods in philosophy Episode 37: Catarina Dutilh Novaes discusses methods in philosophy Tue, 10 Jul 2012 14:00:00 GMT 25:29 http://humstatic.uchicago.edu/philosophy/elucidations/Novaes_MethodsInPhilosophy.mp3 no https://shows.pippa.io/elucidations/57b49a2f0b5f3f772a76007b Episode 36: Robert van Rooij discusses vagueness Episode 36: Robert van Rooij discusses vagueness Fri, 15 Jun 2012 14:00:00 GMT 32:37 http://humstatic.uchicago.edu/philosophy/elucidations/vanRooij_Vagueness.mp3 no https://shows.pippa.io/elucidations/57b49a2f0b5f3f772a76007c In this episode, Robert van Rooij talks about a paradox that arises when you try to decide exactly how many millimeters high someone has to be in order to count as tall. In this episode, Robert van Rooij talks about a paradox that arises when you try to decide exactly how many millimeters high someone has to be in order to count as tall. In this episode, Robert van Rooij talks about a paradox that arises when you try to decide exactly how many millimeters high someone has to be in order to count as tall. Episode 35: Martha Nussbaum discusses the capabilities approach Episode 35: Martha Nussbaum discusses the capabilities approach Mon, 07 May 2012 14:00:00 GMT 28:42 http://humstatic.uchicago.edu/philosophy/elucidations/Nussbaum_TheCapabilitiesApproach.mp3 no https://shows.pippa.io/elucidations/57b49a2f0b5f3f772a76007d In this episode, Martha Nussbaum proposes a new set of criteria for determining the overall health and prosperity of a country. In this episode, Martha Nussbaum proposes a new set of criteria for determining the overall health and prosperity of a country. In this episode, Martha Nussbaum proposes a new set of criteria for determining the overall health and prosperity of a country. Episode 34: Kieran Setiya discusses moral disagreement Episode 34: Kieran Setiya discusses moral disagreement Mon, 09 Apr 2012 14:00:00 GMT 31:06 http://humstatic.uchicago.edu/philosophy/elucidations/Setiya_MoralDisagreement.mp3 no https://shows.pippa.io/elucidations/57b49a2f0b5f3f772a76007e In this episode, Kieran Setiya discusses the difference between disagreeing with someone about how you should live your life and disagreeing with someone about what you just saw (like, for example, who was the winner of a very close race). In this episode, Kieran Setiya discusses the difference between disagreeing with someone about how you should live your life and disagreeing with someone about what you just saw (like, for example, who was the winner of a very close race). In this episode, Kieran Setiya discusses the difference between disagreeing with someone about how you should live your life and disagreeing with someone about what you just saw (like, for example, who was the winner of a very close race). Episode 33: Daniel Sutherland discusses the philosophy of mathematics Episode 33: Daniel Sutherland discusses the philosophy of mathematics Wed, 14 Mar 2012 14:00:00 GMT 31:06 http://humstatic.uchicago.edu/philosophy/elucidations/Sutherland_PhilosophyOfMathematics.mp3 no https://shows.pippa.io/elucidations/57b49a2f0b5f3f772a76007f In this episode, Daniel Sutherland explains some of the difficulties involved in trying to say what numbers are. In this episode, Daniel Sutherland explains some of the difficulties involved in trying to say what numbers are. In this episode, Daniel Sutherland explains some of the difficulties involved in trying to say what numbers are. Episode 32: Jennifer Lockhart discusses ignorant knowledge Episode 32: Jennifer Lockhart discusses ignorant knowledge Thu, 09 Feb 2012 14:00:00 GMT 24:00 http://humstatic.uchicago.edu/philosophy/elucidations/Lockhart_IgnorantKnowledge.mp3 no https://shows.pippa.io/elucidations/57b49a2f0b5f3f772a760080 In this episode, Jennifer Lockhart tells us what happens when a person is unable to go ahead and do something they know how to do in theory. In this episode, Jennifer Lockhart tells us what happens when a person is unable to go ahead and do something they know how to do in theory. In this episode, Jennifer Lockhart tells us what happens when a person is unable to go ahead and do something they know how to do in theory. Episode 31: Branden Fitelson discusses reasoning fallacies Episode 31: Branden Fitelson discusses reasoning fallacies Wed, 11 Jan 2012 14:00:00 GMT 44:09 http://humstatic.uchicago.edu/philosophy/elucidations/Fitelson_ReasoningFallacies.mp3 no https://shows.pippa.io/elucidations/57b49a2f0b5f3f772a760081 In this episode, Branden Fitelson discusses some mistakes we often make when reasoning about probabilities, and explains why we may even have evolved to make these mistakes. In this episode, Branden Fitelson discusses some mistakes we often make when reasoning about probabilities, and explains why we may even have evolved to make these mistakes. In this episode, Branden Fitelson discusses some mistakes we often make when reasoning about probabilities, and explains why we may even have evolved to make these mistakes. Episode 30: Marko Malink discusses modal syllogistic Episode 30: Marko Malink discusses modal syllogistic Mon, 12 Dec 2011 14:00:00 GMT 30:34 http://humstatic.uchicago.edu/philosophy/elucidations/Malink_ModalSyllogistic.mp3 no https://shows.pippa.io/elucidations/57b49a2f0b5f3f772a760082 <![CDATA[Episode 29: Peter Kail discusses Hume's legacy]]> Tue, 08 Nov 2011 14:00:00 GMT 33:47 http://humstatic.uchicago.edu/philosophy/elucidations/Kail_HumesLegacy.mp3 no https://shows.pippa.io/elucidations/57b49a2f0b5f3f772a760083 Episode 28: John Searle discusses human reality and basic reality Episode 28: John Searle discusses human reality and basic reality Tue, 18 Oct 2011 14:00:00 GMT 38:55 http://humstatic.uchicago.edu/philosophy/elucidations/Searle_HumanRealityAndBasicReality.mp3 no https://shows.pippa.io/elucidations/57b49a2f0b5f3f772a760084 Episode 27: Emma Borg discusses semantic minimalism Episode 27: Emma Borg discusses semantic minimalism Mon, 26 Sep 2011 14:00:00 GMT 32:13 http://humstatic.uchicago.edu/philosophy/elucidations/Borg_SemanticMinimalism.mp3 no https://shows.pippa.io/elucidations/57b49a2f0b5f3f772a760085 Episode 26: Robert Richards discusses evolutionary ethics Episode 26: Robert Richards discusses evolutionary ethics Thu, 08 Sep 2011 14:00:00 GMT 36:09 http://humstatic.uchicago.edu/philosophy/elucidations/Richards_EvolutionaryEthics.mp3 no https://shows.pippa.io/elucidations/57b49a2f0b5f3f772a760086 In this episode, Robert Richards argues that we have evolved an instinct to act for the benefit of other people. In this episode, Robert Richards argues that we have evolved an instinct to act for the benefit of other people. In this episode, Robert Richards argues that we have evolved an instinct to act for the benefit of other people. Episode 25: Robert Stalnaker discusses conversational context Episode 25: Robert Stalnaker discusses conversational context Mon, 18 Jul 2011 14:00:00 GMT 28:49 http://humstatic.uchicago.edu/philosophy/elucidations/Stalnaker_ConversationalContext.mp3 no https://shows.pippa.io/elucidations/57b49a2f0b5f3f772a760087 Episode 24: Christopher Peacocke discusses the perception of music Episode 24: Christopher Peacocke discusses the perception of music Mon, 13 Jun 2011 14:00:00 GMT 31:16 http://humstatic.uchicago.edu/philosophy/elucidations/Peacocke_PerceptionOfMusic.mp3 no https://shows.pippa.io/elucidations/57b49a2f0b5f3f772a760088 In this episode, Christopher Peacocke discusses what it is to hear emotion in music. In this episode, Christopher Peacocke discusses what it is to hear emotion in music. In this episode, Christopher Peacocke discusses what it is to hear emotion in music. Episode 23: Quassim Cassam discusses transcendental arguments Episode 23: Quassim Cassam discusses transcendental arguments Tue, 17 May 2011 14:00:00 GMT 31:46 http://humstatic.uchicago.edu/philosophy/elucidations/Cassam_TranscendentalArguments.mp3 no https://shows.pippa.io/elucidations/57b49a2f0b5f3f772a760089 Episode 22: Ben Laurence discusses collective action Episode 22: Ben Laurence discusses collective action Wed, 06 Apr 2011 14:00:00 GMT 29:36 http://humstatic.uchicago.edu/philosophy/elucidations/Laurence_CollectiveAction.mp3 no https://shows.pippa.io/elucidations/57b49a2f0b5f3f772a76008a In this episode, Ben Laurence discusses the difference between what an individual person does and what a group of people does. In this episode, Ben Laurence discusses the difference between what an individual person does and what a group of people does. In this episode, Ben Laurence discusses the difference between what an individual person does and what a group of people does. Episode 21: Raymond Geuss discusses political liberalism Episode 21: Raymond Geuss discusses political liberalism Mon, 07 Mar 2011 14:00:00 GMT 32:34 http://humstatic.uchicago.edu/philosophy/elucidations/Geuss_PoliticalLiberalism.mp3 no https://shows.pippa.io/elucidations/57b49a2f0b5f3f772a76008b In this episode, Raymond Geuss critiques the idea that we should always look to what the general consensus is when deciding which political policies to adopt. In this episode, Raymond Geuss critiques the idea that we should always look to what the general consensus is when deciding which political policies to adopt. In this episode, Raymond Geuss critiques the idea that we should always look to what the general consensus is when deciding which political policies to adopt. Episode 20: Simon Critchley discusses faith Episode 20: Simon Critchley discusses faith Tue, 08 Feb 2011 14:00:00 GMT 33:06 http://humstatic.uchicago.edu/philosophy/elucidations/Critchley_Faith.mp3 no https://shows.pippa.io/elucidations/57b49a2f0b5f3f772a76008c In this episode, Simon Critchley considers whether religious faith can serve as a model for faith in ethical principles. In this episode, Simon Critchley considers whether religious faith can serve as a model for faith in ethical principles. In this episode, Simon Critchley considers whether religious faith can serve as a model for faith in ethical principles. Episode 19: Dan Sperber discusses epistemic vigilance Episode 19: Dan Sperber discusses epistemic vigilance Wed, 12 Jan 2011 14:00:00 GMT 35:07 http://humstatic.uchicago.edu/philosophy/elucidations/Sperber_EpistemicVigilance.mp3 no https://shows.pippa.io/elucidations/57b49a2f0b5f3f772a76008d In this episode, Dan Sperber discusses the psychological habits we develop in order to figure out whether the information we hear from other people is trustworthy. In this episode, Dan Sperber discusses the psychological habits we develop in order to figure out whether the information we hear from other people is trustworthy. In this episode, Dan Sperber discusses the psychological habits we develop in order to figure out whether the information we hear from other people is trustworthy. Episode 18: Mark Lance discusses language and power Episode 18: Mark Lance discusses language and power Mon, 06 Dec 2010 14:00:00 GMT 33:43 http://humstatic.uchicago.edu/philosophy/elucidations/Lance_LanguageAndPower.mp3 no https://shows.pippa.io/elucidations/57b49a2f0b5f3f772a76008e In this episode, Mark Lance discusses how the conventions by which we verbally address one another define the roles we play in society. In this episode, Mark Lance discusses how the conventions by which we address one another verbally define the roles we play in society. In this episode, Mark Lance discusses how the conventions by which we address one another verbally define the roles we play in society. Episode 17: Brandon Fogel discusses mechanism and causation Episode 17: Brandon Fogel discusses mechanism and causation Mon, 08 Nov 2010 14:00:00 GMT 33:56 http://humstatic.uchicago.edu/philosophy/elucidations/Fogel_MechanismCausation.mp3 no https://shows.pippa.io/elucidations/57b49a2f0b5f3f772a76008f In this episode, Brandon Fogel discusses how attitudes toward the idea of action at a distance have changed over the course of history. In this episode, Brandon Fogel discusses how attitudes toward the idea of action at a distance have changed over the course of history. In this episode, Brandon Fogel discusses how attitudes toward the idea of action at a distance have changed over the course of history. Episode 16: Amartya Sen discusses justice Episode 16: Amartya Sen discusses justice Wed, 06 Oct 2010 14:00:00 GMT 27:38 http://humstatic.uchicago.edu/philosophy/elucidations/Sen_Justice.mp3 no https://shows.pippa.io/elucidations/57b49a2f0b5f3f772a760090 In this episode, Amartya Sen critiques the idea that in order to make our society more just, we have to model it on an ideal. In this episode, Amartya Sen critiques the idea that in order to make our society more just, we have to model it on an ideal. In this episode, Amartya Sen critiques the idea that in order to make our society more just, we have to model it on an ideal. Episode 15: Brian Leiter discusses religious toleration Episode 15: Brian Leiter discusses religious toleration Wed, 08 Sep 2010 14:00:00 GMT 36:49 http://humstatic.uchicago.edu/philosophy/elucidations/Leiter_ReligiousToleration.mp3 no https://shows.pippa.io/elucidations/57b49a2f0b5f3f772a760091 In this episode, Brian Leiter considers whether claims of religious conscience--as opposed to claims of other matters of conscience--should be given special status under the law. In this episode, Brian Leiter considers whether claims of religious conscience--as opposed to claims of other matters of conscience--should be given special status under the law. In this episode, Brian Leiter considers whether claims of religious conscience--as opposed to claims of other matters of conscience--should be given special status under the law. Episode 14: Edward Witherspoon discusses skepticism Episode 14: Edward Witherspoon discusses skepticism Mon, 02 Aug 2010 14:00:00 GMT 33:03 http://humstatic.uchicago.edu/philosophy/elucidations/Witherspoon_Skepticism.mp3 no https://shows.pippa.io/elucidations/57b49a2f0b5f3f772a760092 In this episode, Edward Witherspoon considers whether a disembodied brain could, in principle, have the ability to think. In this episode, Edward Witherspoon considers whether a disembodied brain could, in principle, have the ability to think. In this episode, Edward Witherspoon considers whether a disembodied brain could, in principle, have the ability to think. Episode 13: Fabrizio Cariani discusses judgment aggregation Episode 13: Fabrizio Cariani discusses judgment aggregation Fri, 09 Jul 2010 14:00:00 GMT 23:03 http://humstatic.uchicago.edu/philosophy/elucidations/Cariani_JudgmentAggregation.mp3 no https://shows.pippa.io/elucidations/57b49a2f0b5f3f772a760093 In this episode, Fabrizio Cariani discusses how the beliefs held by a single person in a group relate to the beliefs held by that group as a whole. In this episode, Fabrizio Cariani discusses how the beliefs held by a single person in a group relate to the beliefs held by that group as a whole. In this episode, Fabrizio Cariani discusses how the beliefs held by a single person in a group relate to the beliefs held by that group as a whole. Episode 12: Jason Bridges discusses contextualism Episode 12: Jason Bridges discusses contextualism Thu, 03 Jun 2010 14:00:00 GMT 40:08 http://humstatic.uchicago.edu/philosophy/elucidations/Bridges_Contextualism.mp3 no https://shows.pippa.io/elucidations/57b49a2f0b5f3f772a760094 In this episode, Jason Bridges discusses how a single sentence can mean completely different things in different contexts, and why this is of particular interest to philosophers. In this episode, Jason Bridges discusses how a single sentence can mean completely different things in different contexts, and why this is of particular interest to philosophers. In this episode, Jason Bridges discusses how a single sentence can mean completely different things in different contexts, and why this is of particular interest to philosophers. Episode 11: Martin Gustafsson discusses philosophical pictures Episode 11: Martin Gustafsson discusses philosophical pictures Fri, 07 May 2010 14:00:00 GMT 23:12 http://humstatic.uchicago.edu/philosophy/elucidations/Gustafsson_PhilosophicalPictures.mp3 no https://shows.pippa.io/elucidations/57b49a2f0b5f3f772a760095 Episode 10: Richard Kraut discusses goodness Episode 10: Richard Kraut discusses goodness Mon, 05 Apr 2010 14:00:00 GMT 22:33 http://humstatic.uchicago.edu/philosophy/elucidations/Kraut_Goodness.mp3 no https://shows.pippa.io/elucidations/57b49a2f0b5f3f772a760096 In this episode, Richard Kraut discusses the contrast between being good for someone and simply being good. In this episode, Richard Kraut discusses the contrast between being good for someone and simply being good. In this episode, Richard Kraut discusses the contrast between being good for someone and simply being good. Episode 9: Ted Cohen discusses metaphor Episode 9: Ted Cohen discusses metaphor Thu, 04 Mar 2010 14:00:00 GMT 31:32 http://humstatic.uchicago.edu/philosophy/elucidations/Cohen_Metaphor.mp3 no https://shows.pippa.io/elucidations/57b49a2f0b5f3f772a760097 In this episode, Ted Cohen argues that metaphorical language is a tool we use to identify with other people. In this episode, Ted Cohen argues that metaphorical language is a tool we use to identify with other people. In this episode, Ted Cohen argues that metaphorical language is a tool we use to identify with other people. Episode 8: Chris Haufe discusses evolutionary psychology Episode 8: Chris Haufe discusses evolutionary psychology Fri, 12 Feb 2010 14:00:00 GMT 23:16 http://humstatic.uchicago.edu/philosophy/elucidations/Haufe_EvolutionaryPsychology.mp3 no https://shows.pippa.io/elucidations/57b49a2f0b5f3f772a760098 In this episode, Chris Haufe discusses the problems involved in trying to give an evolutionary account of our psychological traits. In this episode, Chris Haufe discusses the problems involved in trying to give an evolutionary account of our psychological traits. In this episode, Chris Haufe discusses the problems involved in trying to give an evolutionary account of our psychological traits. Episode 7: Daniel Groll discusses nature and ethics Episode 7: Daniel Groll discusses nature and ethics Mon, 04 Jan 2010 14:00:00 GMT 24:22 http://humstatic.uchicago.edu/philosophy/elucidations/Groll_NatureAndEthics.mp3 no https://shows.pippa.io/elucidations/57b49a2f0b5f3f772a760099 In this episode, Daniel Groll discusses how one might invoke the idea of nature when making an argument about what is right or wrong. In this episode, Daniel Groll discusses how one might invoke the idea of nature when making an argument about what is right or wrong. In this episode, Daniel Groll discusses how one might invoke the idea of nature when making an argument about what is right or wrong. Episode 6: Jesse Prinz discusses experimental philosophy Episode 6: Jesse Prinz discusses experimental philosophy Tue, 01 Dec 2009 14:00:00 GMT 35:12 http://humstatic.uchicago.edu/philosophy/elucidations/Prinz_ExperimentalPhilosophy no https://shows.pippa.io/elucidations/57b49a2f0b5f3f772a76009a In this episode, Jesse Prinz discusses a new movement in philosophy which makes use of findings in psychology and the social sciences to address traditional philosophical problems. In this episode, Jesse Prinz discusses a new movement in philosophy which makes use of findings in psychology and the social sciences to address traditional philosophical problems. In this episode, Jesse Prinz discusses a new movement in philosophy which makes use of findings in psychology and the social sciences to address traditional philosophical problems. Episode 5: Jocelyn Benoist discusses the philosophy of perception Episode 5: Jocelyn Benoist discusses the philosophy of perception Mon, 02 Nov 2009 14:00:00 GMT 34:26 http://humstatic.uchicago.edu/philosophy/elucidations/Benoist_PhilosophyOfPerception.mp3 no https://shows.pippa.io/elucidations/57b49a2f0b5f3f772a76009b In this episode, Jocelyn Benoist reflects on whether our sense perception is reliable. Should we worry about whether we can be certain that there is a real, tangible, external world, or is that worry misplaced? In this episode, Jocelyn Benoist reflects on whether our sense perception is reliable. Should we worry about whether we can be certain that there is a real, tangible, external world, or is that worry misplaced? In this episode, Jocelyn Benoist reflects on whether our sense perception is reliable. Should we worry about whether we can be certain that there is a real, tangible, external world, or is that worry misplaced? Episode 4: Martha Nussbaum discusses sexuality and the law Episode 4: Martha Nussbaum discusses sexuality and the law Thu, 01 Oct 2009 14:00:00 GMT 22:49 http://humstatic.uchicago.edu/philosophy/elucidations/Nussbaum_Sexuality.mp3 no https://shows.pippa.io/elucidations/57b49a2f0b5f3f772a76009c In this episode, Martha Nussbaum discusses how and whether sexual conduct should be legally regulated. In this episode, Martha Nussbaum discusses how and whether sexual conduct should be legally regulated. In this episode, Martha Nussbaum discusses how and whether sexual conduct should be legally regulated. Episode 3: Brian Leiter discusses Nietzsche on morality Episode 3: Brian Leiter discusses Nietzsche on morality Tue, 01 Sep 2009 14:00:00 GMT 30:54 http://humstatic.uchicago.edu/philosophy/elucidations/Leiter_NietzscheMorality.mp3 no https://shows.pippa.io/elucidations/57b49a2f0b5f3f772a76009d <![CDATA[Episode 2: Gabriel Richardson Lear discusses Plato's philosophy of poetry]]> Mon, 03 Aug 2009 14:00:00 GMT 26:58 http://humstatic.uchicago.edu/philosophy/elucidations/grlear_poetry_plato.mp3 no https://shows.pippa.io/elucidations/57b49a2f0b5f3f772a76009e In this episode, Gabriel Richardson Lear tells us why Plato thought that the stylistic choices made by a poet could have ethical ramifications. In this episode, Gabriel Richardson Lear tells us why Plato thought that the stylistic choices made by a poet could have ethical ramifications. In this episode, Gabriel Richardson Lear tells us why Plato thought that the stylistic choices made by a poet could have ethical ramifications. Episode 1: Agnes Callard discusses desire and satisfaction Episode 1: Agnes Callard discusses desire and satisfaction Mon, 06 Jul 2009 14:00:00 GMT 26:17 http://humstatic.uchicago.edu/philosophy/elucidations/Callard_DesireSatisfaction.mp3 no https://shows.pippa.io/elucidations/57b49a2f0b5f3f772a76009f In this episode, Agnes Callard offers a new account of what it is to want something, and what it means to get the thing you want. In this episode, Agnes Callard offers a new account of what it is to want something, and what it means to get the thing you want. In this episode, Agnes Callard offers a new account of what it is to want something, and what it means to get the thing you want.