The Philosopher's Zone - Program podcast

ABC Radio National

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.


Media, trust, and the politics of fear.

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Happiness—it’s not personal

October 16th, 2016

What does critical theory have to do with happiness?

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Sleep, sex, and fairy tales

October 9th, 2016

For an activity that takes up 30% of our lives it’s a mystery that we don’t pay more attention to it.

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Death duties

October 2nd, 2016

It’s said that philosophy is a preparation for death—so try this simple question.