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Pax Britannica is a narrative history podcast covering the empire upon which the sun never set. Beginning with the accession of James VI of Scotland to the throne of England, Pax Britannica will follow the people and events that created an empire that dominated the globe. Hosted by a PhD candidate in British Imperial history, and based on extensive scholarship and primary sources, along with interviews with experts in their field, Pax Britannica aims to explain the rise and eventual fall of ...
 
Witches didn't exist, and yet thousands of people were executed for the crime of witchcraft. Why? The belief in magic and witchcraft has existed in every recorded human culture; this podcast looks at how people explained the inexplicable, turned random acts of nature into conscious acts of mortal or supernatural beings, and how desperate communities took revenge against the suspected perpetrators.
 
David Hume is one of the great philosophers of the Western intellectual tradition. His philosophical writings earned him lasting fame and renown; his historical writing earned his bread and butter. His "The History of England from the Invasion of Julius Caesar to the Revolution of 1688", published between 1754 and 1764, was immensely popular and Hume wrote that "the copy-money given me by the booksellers much exceeded any thing formerly known in England; I was become not only independent, bu ...
 
David Hume is one of the great philosophers of the Western intellectual tradition. His philosophical writings earned him lasting fame and renown; his historical writing earned his bread and butter. His "The History of England from the Invasion of Julius Caesar to the Revolution of 1688", published between 1754 and 1764, was immensely popular and Hume wrote that "the copy-money given me by the booksellers much exceeded any thing formerly known in England; I was become not only independent, bu ...
 
This book, published in two volumes called "books" by the author, is a treatment of everything from the origin of our ideas to how they are to be divided. It includes important statements of Scepticism and Hume's experimental method. Part 1 deals with the nature of ideas. Part 2 deals with the ideas of space and time. Part 3 deals with knowledge and probability. Part 4 deals with skeptical and other systems of philosophy, including a discussion of the soul and personal identity. (Summary by ...
 
The Varmints! podcast is an education/comedy podcast that's all about animals! Every week two nerds name Paul and Donna do a whole bunch of research to bring you a mix of science, education, pop culture and comedy about all things that creep, crawl, slither, fly, jump, hop and swim on this planet one animal at a time.
 
Hagar Stanley, a beautiful young Gypsy, is driven by sexual harassment to leave her tribe and seek refuge with her uncle Jacob, a miserly London pawnbroker. He dies after teaching Hagar the business, and she takes over running the popshop till the legitimate heir can be traced. In the odd assortment of objects that pass across her counter, Hagar uncovers one mystery after another. Some items are linked to actual crimes, others to iniquitous acts of human deceit and betrayal. Whether investig ...
 
If you look over here, you’ll see a Canadian (Ryan) and an American (Scott), working as competing tour guides in Prague’s historic Old Town Square. You can see them set aside thier differences and create “A Guided Tour Of…”, a podcast dedicated to history, travel, culture and living in an expat bubble in Central Europe. Episodes are published bi-weekly (the every two weeks kind) and each are focused on a different historical figure, movement, or concept.
 
Join us for a series of lectures to celebrate the legacy of David Hume. 2011 marks the tercentenary of the birth of philosopher David Hume, one of our most distinguished alumni. Throughout the year, distinguished speakers will explore the impact of Hume across a wide range of disciplines. David Hume was born in Edinburgh in 1711, attended the University of Edinburgh from 1723, and died in Edinburgh in 1776, having meanwhile achieved worldwide fame as an historian and philosopher. Hume and hi ...
 
The Critique of Pure Reason, first published in 1781 with a second edition in 1787, has been called the most influential and important philosophical text of the modern age.Kant saw the Critique of Pure Reason as an attempt to bridge the gap between rationalism (there are significant ways in which our concepts and knowledge are gained independently of sense experience) and empiricism (sense experience is the ultimate source of all our concepts and knowledge) and, in particular, to counter the ...
 
Possibly the World's most accessible art podcast Artist & Curator Gary Mansfield talks to emerging, established or world renowned artists each week in his quite unique manner. Confirmed artists include: Jake Chapman, Gary Hume, Maggi Hambling, David Shrigley, Mark Titchner & Mark Wallinger. To see the entire line-up of artists go to: http://www.ministryofarts.org Feel free to contact Gary with any queries, comments etc: email: podcast@ministryofarts.org All Social Media: @ministryofartsorg T ...
 
In Dialogues Concerning Natural Religion, philosopher David Hume examines whether belief in God can be rational. The work takes the form of a debate between three characters: Cleanthes, who argues that the existence and nature of God can be empirically verified; Demea, who argues that God is completely beyond human knowledge; and Philo, a philosophical skeptic widely thought to represent Hume's own beliefs. Much of the debate centers around Cleanthes' presentation of the analogical argument ...
 
So, Here's My Story... is the only business podcast that promises wildly useful lessons from the absurd, the poignant and the seemingly irrelevant. This project arose out of a burning hatred of bullet point blogs, canned solutions and highlight-reel business conversations that look nothing like the realities of leadership. Business is messy and unpredictable. Business has depth and nuance. Business is more than spreadsheets. Business is stories.
 
The Enquiry Concerning Human Understanding is a shortened and simplified version of Hume’s masterpiece A Treatise of Human Nature. It sought to reach a wider audience, and to dispel some of the virulent criticism addressed toward the former book. In it, Hume explains his theory of epistemology, and argues against other current theories, including those of John Locke, George Berkeley, and Nicolas Malebranche.
 
In Dialogues Concerning Natural Religion, philosopher David Hume examines whether belief in God can be rational. The work takes the form of a debate between three characters: Cleanthes, who argues that the existence and nature of God can be empirically verified; Demea, who argues that God is completely beyond human knowledge; and Philo, a philosophical skeptic widely thought to represent Hume’s own beliefs. Much of the debate centers around Cleanthes’ presentation of the analogical argument ...
 
A bi-weekly policy podcast based out of the Blavatnik School of Government at the University of Oxford. The Oxford Policy Pod explores pressing policy issues around the globe and is produced by students reading for a Master of Public Policy at the Blavatnik School of Government. The podcast explores contemporary policy challenges that policymakers face all over the world, and taps into the rich diversity of policy experience and insights of the student body and faculty. The executive produce ...
 
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Former Trump official John Ratcliffe (National Intelligence Director) recently suggested that there would be reports from the government that suggest the presence of alien spacecraft on Earth. Some members of the public, in response to this, have come to believe in alien visitation less. When would it be rational to believe that unexplained observa…
 
Show notes: Episode no. 253 (3/30/21): Dan Tom is joined by MMA scout and analyst, Schwan Humes (@blakjordanbreen), as they examine their top 5 tools for a fight camp – citing coaches, managers and other experiences with professionals. You can find Schwan’s work at sites like mmaratings.net, combatpress.com and severemma.com Time stamps: Top 5 star…
 
In Joe's continued absence, Seb and Alex discuss the landscape of international football, Frank De Boer’s Netherlands, and Tim Krul's special move. Plus, Seb speaks to former Leicester, Preston and Canada international Iain Hume on head injuries and how a skull fracture nearly cost him his life. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/…
 
It’s one thing to be successful in getting promoted, but what about making a success of the new role once you’re doing it? Business Psychologist Katie Humes believes that you can enhance your chances of success by properly understanding yourself: your motivations, your preferences, your strengths and weaknesses. This knowledge will increase your ch…
 
Former Assistant Secretary of Homeland Security Elizabeth Neumann talks to Christiane Amanpour about the urgent situation at the U.S. border and the dire need for immigration reform. John Hume Jr, son of the late architect of Northern Irish peace, and Martin Luther King III reflect on the intertwined and enduring legacies of their fathers as peace …
 
Writer and director Aaron Sorkin and actor Sacha Baron Cohen's Netflix film "The Trial of the Chicago 7" has been met with critical acclaim and a host of awards. They join Christiane Amanpour to reveal the process of making the film and the power of comedy to expose society's flaws. Britain will be hosting the G7 in June – President Biden’s first s…
 
Joe, Seb and Tifo super-sub, The Athletic's Nick Miller, discuss the Sheringham-Berbatov-Carrick trophy, what came first: team spirit or good results for David Moyes' West Ham and whether or not Leeds traded Bielsa-Ball for a smash and grab victory? Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices…
 
As the British Royal family announce the passing of Prince Philip the Duke of Edinburgh at the age of 99, royal correspondent Max Foster joins Christiane Amanpour from Windsor to reflect on the life and legacy of the man who stood by the Queen’s side for 73 years. Then former communications Secretary to the Queen Simon Lewis explains how he moderni…
 
Oakleigh and Knights play out the longest games in NPL Victoria history. South Melbourne keep winning and stay top of the table. The Women of Victorian NPL football kick off their season with some insanely good goals and big scorelines. We get a few ripper cup draws and Bransen and I ALMOST get 7/7 in the tipping comp.…
 
***CHRISTIAN SLATER MONTH*** In this, the first episode of #Slapril, we talk about the Invincible, Ted Lasso, and the fourth episode of The Falcon and The Winter Soldier and then we discuss the 1989 cult film Gleaming The Cube. Join the Patreon! Join our AOL Chat Room! Follow us on Twitter! Follow us on Instagram! Like us on Facebook! Buy a Shirt! …
 
In this episode Gary Mansfield speaks to Art Historian Michael Peppiatt (@drmichaelpeppiatt) Michael Peppiat has become internationally respected as an expert in 20thg Century art since first joining the Observer newspaper in 1964 as Junior Art Critic. He was friends with and biographer to Francis Bacon, writing extensively about many areas of his …
 
Even though the arrival of digital had a huge impact on journalism, as UK journalist Sirena Bergman explains, when it comes to building a career much remains the same. Sexism, racism and class privilege are still factors to contend with. Plus, as in many professions, journalists have the dilemma that in order to get recognition and achieve financia…
 
Show notes: 4/9/21 — After a couple of quick notes off the top (ending at approx. 0:08:53), Dan Tom breaks down UFC Vegas 23 from top to bottom, recapping all of his picks and plays at the very end of the episode. Links: Subscribe to the show on YouTube: https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCa03iqHSle8eU_69Stw2hdw Amazon and Onnit click-through links a…
 
Joe, Seb and Alex discuss walking synonyms, Game of Thrones analogies, floor cleaning, and furniture adverts... Oh and the small matter of how Real Madrid, Liverpool, PSG, Bayern, Chelsea, Porto, Man City and Dortmund began their Champions League quarter-finals. Plus, how Kevin de Bruyne's data analysts got him a bumper new deal at Man City. Learn …
 
All eyes are keenly focused on the long-awaited trial of Derek Chauvin for the murder of George Floyd. Today, doctors take the stand for the defense, arguing that Chauvin acted beyond reasonable force and police procedure. Former federal prosecutor Laura Coates and former police chief Donald De Lucca unpack the evidence being laid out and how what …
 
REPLAY OF EPISODE 69: When illness befell the Hume household, Jodi learned an important lesson about empathy, and how bad we can be at empathizing if we haven’t experienced something for ourselves. It turns out, empathy involves more than emotional intelligence. Why is that important for business? So often in business, we jump to conclusions about …
 
This week Gary Mansfield speaks to Katy Wix (@really_katywix) As well as being an award winning comedian and actress, Katy has also created visual art since a small child, being accepted into the Royal Academy’s 2018 on her first application. As contestant in series 9 of TV’s Taskmaster, she stomped home winning every creative round. Katy is best k…
 
Manchester City are 6/1 to win the quadruple. Can they? Also, what does Sheffield United's impending relegation tell us about Leeds United's future? Arsenal are back in losing ways, or Liverpool are back in winning ways, you decide. And how many of Europe's elite might not make it to the Champions League next season? Learn more about your ad choice…
 
Yep we're back for a ripper midweek round of NPL Victoria Football with an additional easter treat of FFA Cup action. We take a look at all of the results including Port Melbourne putting 5 past St Albans, Eastern Lions smash and grab 3 points, Heidelberg knock off the Knights and an FFA Cup round of Cupsets. We also take a look at the upcoming fix…
 
***CHRISTIAN SLATER MONTH*** In this, the first episode of #Slapril, we talk about the Bad Batch trailer, the Space Jam trailer, Godzilla vs Kong and the third episode of The Falcon and The Winter Soldier and then we discuss the 1989 cult film Heathers. Join the Patreon! Join our AOL Chat Room! Follow us on Twitter! Follow us on Instagram! Like us …
 
Check out the podcast website Check out Pax Britannica Merch! Facebook | Twitter | Patreon | Donate For this episode, I found the following publications particularly useful: Kishlansky, M, Monarchy Transformed Macinnes, Allan, The British Revolution, 1629-1660 Harris, T. Rebellion M. Perceval-Maxwell, The Outbreak of the Irish Rebellion Of 1641 Jan…
 
Show notes: Episode no. 254 (4/3/21): Dan Tom is joined by UFC.com writer, Spencer Kyte (@spencerkyte), as they break down their top 5 dark horses in MMA for 2021/2022. Time stamps: Top 5 starts after intro at approx. 00:11:48 and is recapped at approx. 01:41:30. The listener lists start at approx. 01:42:48, as the episode ends with honorable menti…
 
Like his colleagues, noted environmentalist and co-founder of Sound Matters, Mike Edwards, started out wanting to climb the academic ladder. Then he went into the Australian bush. And there his perspective on life and what success meant to him changed. Mike explains how getting close to the more-than-human world, learning about the aboriginal ways …
 
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