The Philosopher's Zone - Program podcast

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Society & Culture, Philosophy

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The Philosopher's Zone looks at the world of philosophy and at the world through philosophy. The program addresses the big philosophical questions and arguments. It also explores what philosophical analysis can contribute to our understanding of some of the fundamental and perplexing issues that face the world today.


The structure of the universe is written in stone—maybe. Dana Goswick talks metaphysics.

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When I die will I be dead? Sam Baron with a final look at the ultimate mystery

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Confucius says …

April 30th, 2017

Roger Ames on what Confucius might say to the modern world.

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The other L word

April 23rd, 2017

The topic that’s sure to crash a conversation; the existentialists had a crack at it, but it might not be the best approach.