Philosophy For Our Times podcast artwork

A podcast from IAI

Philosophy For Our Times

art19.com/shows/philosophy-for-our-times

222 Episodes • Released Weekly

222 Episodes • Released Weekly

A podcast from IAI

Philosophy For Our Times

Philosophy For Our Times podcast artwork npr.org/programs/invisibilia

222 Episodes • Released Weekly

Listen to this with Pocket Casts, the free podcast app

Elevate your podcast experience

Find Out More

Description

Philosophy for our Times is a free philosophy podcast bringing you the latest talks and debates from the world’s leading thinkers. We host weekly episodes on today’s biggest ideas in news, society, culture, politics, science and arts. Subscribe today to never miss an episode.

Latest Episode

25 Aug 2020 • 17 mins

A World of Illusions | Jan Westerhoff

Should we trust our senses? And how can we know that the waking world is real but the dreaming world is not?On this week’s episode we are interviewing Professor of Buddhist Philosophy at Oxford University, Jan Westerhoff. Westerhoff discusses the philosophy of illusions, dreams and outlines his theory of an external world whose fundamental constituents are bits of mind, not bits of matter.