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Best Massimo Pigliucci podcasts we could find (updated December 2019)
Best Massimo Pigliucci podcasts we could find
Updated December 2019
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Occasional reflections on the wisdom of Ancient Greek and Roman philosophers. More at patreon.com/FigsInWinter. Please consider supporting Stoic Meditations. (cover art by Marek Škrabák; original music by Ian Jolin-Rasmussen, www.jolinras.info). Support this podcast: https://anchor.fm/stoicmeditations/support
 
Rationally Speaking is the bi-weekly podcast of New York City Skeptics. Join host Julia Galef and guests as they explore the borderlands between reason and nonsense, likely from unlikely, and science from pseudoscience. Any topic is fair game as long as we can bring reason to bear upon it, with both a skeptical eye and a good dose of humor!We agree with the Marquis de Condorcet, who said that in an open society we ought to devote ourselves to "the tracking down of prejudices in the hiding pl ...
 
Knowledge, Reality, Truth, Morality … Daniel Kaufman, Massimo Pigliucci, and their guests explore the rich universe of philosophical investigation and inquiry.
 
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OLD MoLtv: Sophia
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Knowledge, Reality, Truth, Morality … Daniel Kaufman, Massimo Pigliucci, and their guests explore the rich universe of philosophical investigation and inquiry.
 
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OLD MoLtv: Sophia
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Knowledge, Reality, Truth, Morality … Daniel Kaufman, Massimo Pigliucci, and their guests explore the rich universe of philosophical investigation and inquiry.
 
Stoicism is the ultimate philosophy for a well-lived life. In this podcast Simon Drew shares practical ancient stoic advice for modern times.
 
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Point of Inquiry
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Point of Inquiry is the Center for Inquiry's flagship podcast, where the brightest minds of our time sound off on all the things you're not supposed to talk about at the dinner table: science, religion, and politics.Guests have included Brian Greene, Susan Jacoby, Richard Dawkins, Ann Druyan, Neil deGrasse Tyson, Eugenie Scott, Adam Savage, Bill Nye, and Francis Collins.Point of Inquiry is produced at the Center for Inquiry in Amherst, N.Y.
 
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Meaningoflife.tv
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Conversations about philosophy, science, religion and spirituality
 
Stoicism is the ultimate philosophy for a well-lived life. In this podcast Simon Drew shares practical ancient stoic advice for modern times.
 
In this new kind of interview show, Randy Cohen talks to guests about a person, a place, and a thing they find meaningful. The result: surprising stories from great talkers. Learn more at http://personplacething.org/
 
In this new kind of interview show, Randy Cohen talks to guests about a person, a place, and a thing they find meaningful. The result: surprising stories from great talkers. Learn more at http://personplacething.org/
 
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Are philosophers experts? … Socrates didn't have a PhD … Massimo hates when teachers claim to learn "just as much" from their students … What does philosophers' expertise actually consist of? … How much is philosophy like mathematics? … What philosophers of science can teach scientists … The disappointing personal morality of moral philosophers ...…
 
I expected this opera director to be astute and eloquent, and he was. I did not expect him to do first-rate impressions of Tom Waits, William Burroughs, and his own father. (Be honest: neither did you.) At Pratt Institute, his alma mater. Music by Pat Irwin and Walter Hawkes.By Randy Cohen
 
Money is what wearies out the law-courts, sows strife between father and son, concocts poisons, and gives swords to murderers just as to soldiers: it is stained with our blood. --- Support this podcast: https://anchor.fm/stoicmeditations/support
 
Do you ask, what is your greatest fault? It is, that you keep your accounts wrongly: you set a high value upon what you give, and a low one upon what you receive. --- Support this podcast: https://anchor.fm/stoicmeditations/support
 
Are philosophers experts? … Socrates didn't have a PhD … Massimo hates when teachers claim to learn "just as much" from their students … What does philosophers' expertise actually consist of? … How much is philosophy like mathematics? … What philosophers of science can teach scientists … The disappointing personal morality of moral philosophers ...…
 
Are philosophers experts? … Socrates didn't have a PhD … Massimo hates when teachers claim to learn "just as much" from their students … What does philosophers' expertise actually consist of? … How much is philosophy like mathematics? … What philosophers of science can teach scientists … The disappointing personal morality of moral philosophers ...…
 
Some people interpret Stoicism as a philosophy that teaches us to be reclusive and to rely wholly on ourselves for everything, but that's not what we need as humans. In this episode Simon plays with the idea that we do need a few things as humans, but that when we don't have those things we can be content. WANT TO SUPPORT MY WORK? BECOME A PATR ...…
 
Some people interpret Stoicism as a philosophy that teaches us to be reclusive and to rely wholly on ourselves for everything, but that's not what we need as humans. In this episode Simon plays with the idea that we do need a few things as humans, but that when we don't have those things we can be content. WANT TO SUPPORT MY WORK? BECOME A PATR ...…
 
A person will never be well off to whom it is a torture to see any one better off than themselves. Have I less than I hoped for? Well, perhaps I hoped for more than I ought. --- Support this podcast: https://anchor.fm/stoicmeditations/support
 
It makes no sense to get angry with children or non-human animals, because they can't reason. So why get angry with an adult who has temporarily lost the use of reason? --- Support this podcast: https://anchor.fm/stoicmeditations/support
 
The most important component to learning and understanding a new skill or idea is the implementation of that skill or idea. Learning and action come hand in hand, and both are required for the other to be successful. In this episode Simon Drew encourages you to put these messages into practice, and to begin at once to live your life. WANT TO SU ...…
 
The most important component to learning and understanding a new skill or idea is the implementation of that skill or idea. Learning and action come hand in hand, and both are required for the other to be successful. In this episode Simon Drew encourages you to put these messages into practice, and to begin at once to live your life. WANT TO SU ...…
 
Revenge takes up much time, and throws itself in the way of many injuries while it is smarting under one. We all retain our anger longer than we feel our hurt. --- Support this podcast: https://anchor.fm/stoicmeditations/support
 
Simon's back from his brief hiatus, and now in this episode he introduces a new weekly episode to the podcast and also commits on a new level to ongoing podcasts and dedication to helping you to achieve a better life! WANT TO SUPPORT MY WORK? BECOME A PATRON ON PATREON: patreon.com/simondrew/ To contact Simon Drew: risetothegoodlife.com/contact ...…
 
Simon's back from his brief hiatus, and now in this episode he introduces a new weekly episode to the podcast and also commits on a new level to ongoing podcasts and dedication to helping you to achieve a better life! WANT TO SUPPORT MY WORK? BECOME A PATRON ON PATREON: patreon.com/simondrew/ To contact Simon Drew: risetothegoodlife.com/contact ...…
 
This episode features a pair of interviews on a similar topic: First, Stephanie Lepp (host of the Reckonings podcast) discusses what she's learned from interviewing people who had a serious change of heart, or "reckoning," including a former Neo-nazi and a former sex offender. What causes a reckoning?Second, Buster Benson (author of Why Are We ...…
 
The choreographer of Hadestown and an all-around theater guy, he grew up in a house designed by his father - not an architect, a member of Mabou Mines. “It pointed me toward a creative proces which is partially planned and partially improvised.” And away from the words, “beneath a heap of rubble.” A conversation at the Baryshnikov Arts Center. ...…
 
The choreographer of Hadestown and an all-around theater guy, he grew up in a house designed by his father - not an architect, a member of Mabou Mines. “It pointed me toward a creative proces which is partially planned and partially improvised.” And away from the words, “beneath a heap of rubble.” A conversation at the Baryshnikov Arts Center. ...…
 
Chris French is a British psychologist and prominent skeptic focusing on the psychology of paranormal beliefs and experiences. He is currently Professor of Psychology at Goldsmiths College, University of London, is head of their Anomalistic Psychology Research Unit which he founded in 2000, and former Editor-in-Chief of The Skeptic (UK) magazin ...…
 
Let us be more gentle one to another: we are bad people, living among bad people. There is only one thing which can afford us peace, and that is to agree to forgive one another. --- Support this podcast: https://anchor.fm/stoicmeditations/support
 
Say to fortune: Do what you will, you are too feeble to disturb my serenity: this is forbidden by reason, to whom I have entrusted the guidance of my life: to become angry would do me more harm than your violence can do me. --- Support this podcast: https://anchor.fm/stoicmeditations/support
 
Seneca runs us through a long list of reasons why people do us wrong. And then concludes that we should be magnanimous, not vengeful, toward them, in part because they are human beings like us, and like us they make mistakes. --- Support this podcast: https://anchor.fm/stoicmeditations/support
 
Let us replace all of anger’s symptoms by their opposites; let us make our countenance more composed than usual, our voice milder, our step slower. Our inward thoughts gradually become influenced by our outward demeanor. --- Support this podcast: https://anchor.fm/stoicmeditations/support
 
This neurogeneticist esteems Rita Levi-Montalcini, who won a Nobel Prize for her work on human growth factor. She experimented with eggs, and then she ate the eggs. Science during wartime. In hiding. In a basement lab. Great stories at KGB’s Red Room, produced with Lori Schwarz. Music from Leslie Goshko.…
 
This neurogeneticist esteems Rita Levi-Montalcini, who won a Nobel Prize for her work on human growth factor. She experimented with eggs, and then she ate the eggs. Science during wartime. In hiding. In a basement lab. Great stories at KGB’s Red Room, produced with Lori Schwarz. Music from Leslie Goshko.…
 
How should we define censorship? … The sort of censorship that has no inherent moral valence … Various ways non-state actors can censor … When private censorship has moral stakes … Examining moral grandstanding … A changed heart vs. a false front … Could we ever resolve all our disagreements? … Reason, passion, and the founding of the Republic ……
 
How should we define censorship? … The sort of censorship that has no inherent moral valence … Various ways non-state actors can censor … When private censorship has moral stakes … Examining moral grandstanding … A changed heart vs. a false front … Could we ever resolve all our disagreements? … Reason, passion, and the founding of the Republic ……
 
How should we define censorship? … The sort of censorship that has no inherent moral valence … Various ways non-state actors can censor … When private censorship has moral stakes … Examining moral grandstanding … A changed heart vs. a false front … Could we ever resolve all our disagreements? … Reason, passion, and the founding of the Republic ……
 
While you are angry, you ought not to be allowed to do anything. Why?, do you ask? Because when you are angry there is nothing that you do not wish to be allowed to do. --- Support this podcast: https://anchor.fm/stoicmeditations/support
 
It is said that Socrates when he was given a box on the ear, merely said that it was a pity a man could not tell when he ought to wear his helmet out walking. --- Support this podcast: https://anchor.fm/stoicmeditations/support
 
Do something that relaxes you, change your environment to make it soothing, and most importantly don't engage in anything major if you are tired, stressed, or hungry. --- Support this podcast: https://anchor.fm/stoicmeditations/support
 
We should live with the quietest and easiest-tempered persons, not with anxious or with sullen ones: for our own habits are copied from those with whom we associate. --- Support this podcast: https://anchor.fm/stoicmeditations/support
 
Anger pays a penalty at the same moment that it exacts one: it forswears human feelings. The latter urge us to love, anger urges us to hatred: the latter bid us do good, anger bids us do harm. --- Support this podcast: https://anchor.fm/stoicmeditations/support
 
The designer of widely-used typefaces, including Surveyor, Tungsten, and Retina, he draws on the history of his native Brooklyn: old subway signs, old newspapers. More surprising, his fonts are also inspired by Walt Whitman. A conversation at the New York Transit Museum. Music from Rahiem and Amiri Taylor.…
 
The designer of widely-used typefaces, including Surveyor, Tungsten, and Retina, he draws on the history of his native Brooklyn: old subway signs, old newspapers. More surprising, his fonts are also inspired by Walt Whitman. A conversation at the New York Transit Museum. Music from Rahiem and Amiri Taylor.…
 
Other vices affect our judgment, anger affects our sanity. Its intensity is in no way regulated by its origin: for it rises to the greatest heights from the most trivial beginnings. --- Support this podcast: https://anchor.fm/stoicmeditations/support
 
Richard Wiseman is Professor of the Public Understanding of Psychology at the University of Hertfordshire in England. Richard began his career as a professional magician before pursuing a career in psychology, and developing a reputation for research into luck, deception, the paranormal, humor, and the science of self-help. Wiseman joins Jim Un ...…
 
Men, frantic with rage, call upon heaven to slay their children, to reduce themselves to poverty, and to ruin their houses, and yet declare that they are not either angry or insane. --- Support this podcast: https://anchor.fm/stoicmeditations/support
 
If anyone is angry with you, meet their anger by returning benefits for it: a quarrel which is only taken up on one side falls to the ground: it takes two people to fight. --- Support this podcast: https://anchor.fm/stoicmeditations/support
 
Revenge and retaliation are words which men use and even think to be righteous, yet they do not greatly differ from wrong-doing. --- Support this podcast: https://anchor.fm/stoicmeditations/support
 
The idea of open borders -- letting people move freely between countries, taking a job wherever they can find a job they want -- is still a pretty fringe position, politically speaking. But economist Bryan Caplan makes a compelling case for it in his new graphic nonfiction book, "Open Borders: The Science and Ethics of Immigration," illustrated ...…
 
Meghan’s new book, The Problem with Everything … The premature obsolescence of Generation X … Meghan’s positive reaction to negative reviews of her book … Joan Didion’s critique of the Women’s Movement … The effect of online porn on Millennials … Why do institutions capitulate to Twitter mobs? … How Gen Xers are dealing with aging ……
 
Meghan’s new book, The Problem with Everything … The premature obsolescence of Generation X … Meghan’s positive reaction to negative reviews of her book … Joan Didion’s critique of the Women’s Movement … The effect of online porn on Millennials … Why do institutions capitulate to Twitter mobs? … How Gen Xers are dealing with aging ……
 
Meghan’s new book, The Problem with Everything … The premature obsolescence of Generation X … Meghan’s positive reaction to negative reviews of her book … Joan Didion’s critique of the Women’s Movement … The effect of online porn on Millennials … Why do institutions capitulate to Twitter mobs? … How Gen Xers are dealing with aging ……
 
Meghan’s new book, The Problem with Everything … The premature obsolescence of Generation X … Meghan’s positive reaction to negative reviews of her book … Joan Didion’s critique of the Women’s Movement … The effect of online porn on Millennials … Why do institutions capitulate to Twitter mobs? … How Gen Xers are dealing with aging ……
 
This Canadian producer, celebrated for Little Mosque on the Prairie, wanted to do a show about death, too often “depicted as this morbid sad thing. We wanted to do a comedy about death.” The Hollywood (Toronto?) suits rejected her. A merry chat about mortality at the New York Baha’i Center. Music from Gloria Thomas Gassaway and the Ebony Hillbi ...…
 
This Canadian producer, celebrated for Little Mosque on the Prairie, wanted to do a show about death, too often “depicted as this morbid sad thing. We wanted to do a comedy about death.” The Hollywood (Toronto?) suits rejected her. A merry chat about mortality at the New York Baha’i Center. Music from Gloria Thomas Gassaway and the Ebony Hillbi ...…
 
People think some things unjust because they ought not to suffer them, and some because they did not expect to suffer them: we think what is unexpected is beneath our deserts. --- Support this podcast: https://anchor.fm/stoicmeditations/support
 
Why Pope John Paul II did not like Roger's book Jesus Symbol of God … Roger's new book, Faith and Evolution: Grace-Filled Naturalism … The intractability of the problem of evil … Ways to understand God not as a big person in the sky … Is natural selection an instrument of divine creation? … Roger's heterodox view of Jesus of Nazareth … Roger's ...…
 
Is it a good person who has wronged you? Do not believe it. Is it a bad one? Do not be surprised at this; by their sin they have already punished themselves. --- Support this podcast: https://anchor.fm/stoicmeditations/support
 
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