Harvard philosopher Christine Korsgaard defends a Kantian account of the status of animals in this episode of the Philosophy Bites podcast. She argues that we should treat animals as ends in themselves and spells out what that means in practice.
Historically the philosophy of education has been at the core of the subject. Today there are relatively few philosophers working in this area. Meira Levinson, a philosopher with experience of teaching in US public schools, is one of them. Here she discusses fundamental questions about what we are trying to do when we educate our children.
This 38 minute bonus episode of the Philosophy Bites podcast is a compilation of responses to the question 'Who is the most impressive philosopher you've met?' It includes the late Ronald Dworkin's answer.
What is probability? Not an easy question to answer, that. We figured our best chance of clarity on the issue was to speak to the Cambridge philosopher and author of a book on the topic, Hugh Mellor...