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.


Descartes: a fresh portrait

May 26th, 2013

Episode 54 of 177 episodes

His image is used to sell coffee and his most famous of lines is spoken in jest. Descartes might have changed the course of philosophy but it will take a fresh portrait to save him from cliché.