Philosophy Bites has now had over 16 million downloads since we began the series 5 years ago!
Philosophy Bites has been selected for inclusion in the Australian iTunes Podcasts Best of 2012!
Social Science Bites, our new podcast made in association with SAGE includes interviews with Richard Sennett, Sonia Livingstone, Richard J. Shiller, Jonathan Haidt, Steven Pinker, and (next up) Daniel Kahneman.
Free Speech Bites, another new podcast series, made in assocation with Index on Censorship and SAGE includes interviews with Zarganar, Jonathan Dimbleby, Stephanie Merritt, Natalia Kaliada, Irshad Manji and others.
Nigel Warburton will be speaking at the Cambridge Union on 17th January 2013. The topic: Has Oxbridge failed Britain?
David Edmonds and Nigel Warburton will be speaking about Philosophy and Podcasts at the LSE Literary Festival on 26th Feb.
David Edmonds and Nigel Warburton will be talking about Philosophy Bites Back at the Essex Literary Festival on 26th March 2013.
Nigel has recently resigned from the Open University in order to work as a freelance writer, philosopher, and podcaster from June 2013.
Nigel refereed the re-run of the Monty Python philosophy football match on May 9th 2011 in London. Further details here. David is rumoured to be playing too. Nigel's article about the match appeared in the Independent - you can read it here.
Philosophy Bites is now being made in association with London University's The Institute of Philosophy. We are very grateful for their support. Nigel and David have both been made Honorary Research Associates of the Institute.
Philosophy Bites is the best roadcast according to an article in The Christian Science Monitor.
Philosophy Bites was mentioned in The Guardian re Reith Lecture and our interview with Michael Sandel.
Nigel and David c0-wrote an article about Experimental Philosophy for Prospect Magazine. 'Philosophy's Great Experiment'.
Peter Bazalgette on Philosophy Bites and Public Broadcasting (Guardian, Jan. 19th, 2009). Bazalgette, who has been described as 'the most influential man in British television', cited us as an example of what is possible now...a longer version of this piece is in Prospect Magazine, Feb. 2009. Read it here.
An earlier article here in the Guardian on Philosophy and the Internet also mentioned Philosophy Bites (25th Jan. 2008)
David is now a research associate (part time) at the Uehiro Centre for Practical Ethics in Oxford.
Nigel's book Free Speech: A Very Short Introduction was published as the 200th in OUP's VSI series (read a short review from The Indepdendent ). More information and many links on free speech here. Listen to his alternative Thought for the Day, a short podcast on free speech.
Sky Sports wrote about Nigel on their blog here.