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.
February 5th, 2012
Episode 17 of 207 episodes
In a world of environmental crisis, what can philosophy tell us? Who is qualified to pronounce on the subject and how do the institutions of science (peer-reviewed journals the like) help? How do we model the situation in which we find ourselves and how do we decide which species to save, the most endangered or the easiest to save?