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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.

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Political philosophy in the world: Universal norms

April 24th, 2016

Episode 152 of 183 episodes

Our modern world understands the subtleties of a debate that's been running since the time of Plato and Aristotle: how the world is, and how it ought to be. The debate affects our perception of human rights—it sets ideal principle against practical politics.

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