The Philosopher's Zone - Program podcast

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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.


Plant thinking

June 2nd, 2013

Episode 56 of 177 episodes

Aristotle‘s lost book on plants might have helped plants climb the philosophical trellis. As it stands though, they remain low on the hierarchy of sentience. Perhaps, the time has come for some serious plant thinking.