Philosophy and Ethics Group meetings

PEG 1&3 - 1st and 3rd Friday - Annette, Jean, Morna, John

PEG 2&4 - 2nd and 4th Friday - Dave, Anton, Mike, John

(Click here for Past Topics)

PEG 1&3
PEG 2&4
TOPIC
2 October 2020
9 October 2020
Teresa Bejan on Civility
16 October 2020
23 October 2020
Emily Thomas on Wildly Implausible Metaphysics
6 November 2020
13 November 2020
Christian List on Free Will
20 November 2020
27 November 2020
Are thought experiments the best way of doing practical ethics?
4 December 2020
11 December 2020
Helen Beebee on Possible Worlds
18 December 2020
18 December 2020
Samantha Rose Hill on Hannah Arendt on Pluralism

8 January 2021
Elizabeth Anderson on 'Let's Talk'
15 January 2021
15 January 2021
Steven Nadler on Spinoza on Death
5 February 2021
22 January 2021
Kate Manne on Misogyny and Male Entitlement
19 February 2021
29 January 2021
Liam Bright on Verificationism
5 March 2021
5 February 2021
Philip Goff on Galileo and Consciousness
March 2021
12 February 2021
David Bather Woods on Schopenhauer on Compassion
March 2021
19 February 2021
Robert B. Talisse on Overdoing Democracy
April 2021
26 February 2021
Kate Kirkpatrick on the life and work of Simone de Beauvoir
April 2021
5 March 2021
Christian Miller on the Character Gap
May 2021
12 March 2021
Sport and Sex with Jon Pik
May 2021
19 March 2021

How should humans relate to animals? with Steve Cooke

May 2021
26 March 2021

Political Disagreement with Michael Hannon

June 2021
2 April 2021
Post-Christian Britain and religion in schools
 
9 April 2021
Lockdowns and Liberties
June 2021
16 April 2021
Philosophy 247: Responsibility and Justice
July 2021
23 April 2021

https://philosophy247.org/podcasts/microaggression

 
30 April 2021
https://philosophy247.org/podcasts/the-future-of-privacy
 
7 May 2021
https://philosophy247.org/podcasts/paternalism-and-public-health-challenges-to-patient-autonomy/
 
14 May 2021
Do victims have obligations too? / Are you a victim of crime? What are YOUR obligations?
 
21 May 2021
Self Defence How far can we go in self defence? And are some civilians legitimate targets in war?
 
28 May 2021
Can saving an important building ever be worth a life? How far should we go to protect a building?
 
4 Jun 2021

Richard Rorty, language as a tool

 
11 Jun 2021
A world without work How we will find meaning when machines take our jobs.
 
18 Jun 2021
Doctors and their conscience! Should a doctor say NO on conscience?
 
25 Jun 2021
Responsibility and effort What is the link between responsibility and effort?
 
2 Jul 2021
Responsibility and Addiction Are addicts responsible for harming their health?
 
9 Jul 2021
Eating Responsibly Should obese people be held responsible for being overweight?
 
16 Jul 2021
Democracy How can we save democracy?
 
23 Jul 2021
Lookism Francesca Minerva says discrimination based on looks is a serious problem.
 
30 Jul 2021
How neo-liberalism has twisted liberalism Does neo-liberalism continue the values of classical liberalism?
 
6 Aug 2021
Should we pay reparations for wrongs committed in the past? Are African Americans owed reparations for the enslavement of their ancestors? 
 
13 Aug 2021
Is Life Without Meaning? Do you ever get the feeling that life is meaningless?
 
20 Aug 2021
Are we becoming too preoccupied with beauty? Society expects us to conform to standards of beauty more than ever - says Heather Widdows.
 
27 Aug 2021
Are there benefits to Psychedelic Drugs? An intellectual trip with Ole Martin Moen.
 
3 Sep 2021
Robot Love Can robots fall in love?
 
10 Sep 2021
Evolution and Cooperation Why do some animals behave in altruistic ways? With Jonathan Birch.
 
17 Sep 2021
Sacred Places and Traditions What is so sacred that it deserves special protection?
 
24 Sep 2021
Resistance to Change Change can disturb our peaceful existence - are we right to resist it? With Quassim Cassam.
 
1 Oct 2021
Indirect Discrimination Can discrimination be subtle and indirect, as in Aesop's fable of the fox and the stork?
 
8 Oct 2021
Male Circumcision Should we ban male circumcision?
     
 
15 Oct 2021
22 Oct 2021
29 Oct 2021
5 Nov 2021
12 Nov 2021
19 Nov 2021
26 Nov 2021
3 Dec 2021
10 Dec 2021
17 Dec 2021
24 Dec 2021
31 Dec 2021
7 Jan 2022
14 Jan 2022
21 Jan 2022
28 Jan 2022
4 Feb 2022
11 Feb 2022
18 Feb 2022
25 Feb 2022
4 Mar 2022
11 Mar 2022
18 Mar 2022
25 Mar 2022
1 Apr 2022
8 Apr 2022
15 Apr 2022
22 Apr 2022
29 Apr 2022
6 May 2022
 

 

 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Leiden Philosophy Lectures as MP3 files on Google Drive
 
or here as videos on Youtube
 
 
Chapter 1.1 Introduction to logic.mp3
Chapter 1.2 Induction and background theories.mp3
Chapter 1.3 Where reasoning goes wrong.mp3
Chapter 1.4 Karl Popper and the logic of falsification.mp3
Chapter 2.1 Thomas Kuhn, normal science.mp3
Chapter 2.2 Thomas Kuhn, scientific revolutions(1).mp3
Chapter 2.3 Thomas Kuhn, incommensurability and progress.mp3
Chapter 2.4 Michel Foucault, epistemes.mp3
Chapter 2.5 Michel Foucault, power.mp3
Chapter 3.1 Carl Hempel, laws in history.mp3
Chapter 3.2 The Age of Reason and the Age of History.mp3
Chapter 3.3 Hegel, the logic of History.mp3
Chapter 3.4 Karl Marx, the end of history.mp3
Chapter 3.5 Collingwood, the re-enactment of history.mp3
Chapter 3.6 Hayden White, the story of history.mp3
Chapter 4.1 The hermeneutic circle.mp3
Chapter 4.2 Wilhelm Dilthey, the importance of hermeneutics.mp3
Chapter 4.3 Structuralism, structure and identity.mp3
Chapter 4.4 Structuralism, language and world.mp3
Chapter 4.5 Vladimir Propp, the structure of fairy tales.mp3
Chapter 5.1 Friedrich Nietzsche, the attack on foundations.mp3
Chapter 5.2 Friedrich Nietzsche, the attack on truth.mp3
Chapter 5.3 Richard Rorty, language as a tool.mp3
Chapter 5.4 Jacques Derrida, no one ever gets to clarity.mp3
Chapter 5.5 Universalism and identity.mp3

 
Examining Ethics podcast mp3s on Google Drive
 
Examining Ethics web site
 
8 To Be a Parent…Or Not (2020_11_14 14_09_54 UTC).mp3
10 What Good Is Poetry (2020_11_14 14_09_54 UTC).mp3
12 Should Civilians Be Spared (2020_11_14 14_09_54 UTC).mp3
15 New Year’s Resolutions (2020_11_14 14_09_54 UTC).mp3
16 Skepticism and the Skeptical Skeptics Who Use It (2020_11_14 14_09_54 UTC).mp3
17 Achievement Matters (2020_11_14 14_09_54 UTC).mp3
20 Ethics of Protest, Part Two (2020_11_14 14_09_54 UTC).mp3
21 Layered Landscapes (2020_11_14 14_09_54 UTC).mp3
22 Gaslighting, PTSD and Testimonial Injustice with Rachel McKinnon (2020_11_14 14_09_54 UTC).mp3
23 Frankenstein and His Creation Who’s the Real Monster (2020_11_14 14_09_54 UTC).mp3
24 The Art of Listening with Krista Tippett (2020_11_14 14_09_54 UTC).mp3
25 What’s the Deal with Philosophers (2020_11_14 14_09_54 UTC).mp3
26 Forgiveness and Moral Exemplars with Myisha Cherry (2020_11_14 14_09_54 UTC).mp3
27 Perceiving Morality with Preston Werner (2020_11_14 14_09_54 UTC).mp3
28 Philosophy and #MeToo with Emily McWilliams (2020_11_14 14_09_54 UTC).mp3
29 A Dungeon Crawl Through Moral Alignments (2020_11_14 14_09_54 UTC).mp3
30 Learning from History with Elizabeth Anderson (2020_11_14 14_09_54 UTC).mp3
31 Exploring Intellectual Property Rights with Adam Moore (2020_11_14 14_09_54 UTC).mp3
32 Busting Myths about Banning Books with Emily J. Knox (2020_11_14 14_09_54 UTC).mp3
33 Identity Matters Standpoint Epistemology with Briana Toole (2020_11_14 14_09_54 UTC).mp3
34 Roles and Responsibilities with Robin Zheng (2020_11_14 14_09_54 UTC).mp3
35 Finite Responsibility and Infinite Hope with Joel Reynolds (2020_11_14 14_09_54 UTC).mp3
36 Facing the Synthetic Age with Christopher Preston (2020_11_14 14_09_54 UTC).mp3
37 Pushing Back on Epistemic Pushback with Alison Bailey (2020_11_14 14_09_54 UTC).mp3
38 A Story about Telling a Story (about Telling a Story) with Beth Benedix (2020_11_14 14_09_54 UTC).mp3
39 The Authentic Encounter with Beth Benedix (2020_11_14 14_09_54 UTC).mp3
40 Morality Scaled Up with Joshua Greene (2020_11_14 14_09_54 UTC).mp3
41 Ethics Education with Thomas Wartenberg and Chris Robichaud (2020_11_14 14_09_54 UTC).mp3
42 Is It Possible to Be Too Good (2020_11_14 14_09_54 UTC).mp3
Examining Ethics (2020_11_14 14_09_54 UTC).url
5 Can Animals Be Moral (2020_11_14 14_09_54 UTC).mp3