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Video/Neuroscience

A happy life is built on pleasures such as sex and food, but also company and variety

7 minutes

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Video/History of Ideas

How did the 20th century’s most glamorous intellectual friendship go wrong?

3 minutes

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Video/Knowledge

Teaching philosophy at school isn’t just good pedagogy – it helps to safeguard society

5 minutes

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Video/Neuroscience

Aristotle was wrong and so are we: there are far more than five senses

6 minutes

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Video/Astronomy

When we look for aliens, why do we always find ourselves staring back?

5 minutes

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Video/History of Technology

Why Ancient Pacific mariners were the NASA scientists of their day

2 minutes

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Video/Ethics

If soldiers act with unjust aggression they are as culpable as civilian criminals

6 minutes

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Video/Values & Beliefs

Why we need to move empathy from personal emotion to collective moral concern

5 minutes

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Video/Logic

Western logic has held contradictions as false for centuries. Is that wrong?

6 minutes

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Video/Human Rights

Free speech is vital to human flourishing, but it’s in a decade-long slump

5 minutes

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Video/Virtual Reality

New realities are imminent: how VR reframes big questions in philosophy

5 minutes

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Video/Bioethics

From identity politics to medicine, the DNA revolution demands a new bioethics

6 minutes

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Video/Values & Beliefs

Great news: pleasure is the purpose of life. Bad news: moderation is key

6 minutes

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Video/Data & Information

The information age traffics in speed. To adapt to it wisely, we must slow down

5 minutes

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Video/Neuroscience

Psychiatry is due for a revolution in diagnosis and treatment through brain science

4 minutes

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Video/Astronomy

Finding alien life raises huge ethical questions. Finding we’re alone does, too

6 minutes

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Video/Ethics

You messed up. You’re in trouble. But don’t worry, logical positivism can help

6 minutes

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Video/Automation & Robotics

If we are what we do, how can we stay human in an era of automation?

7 minutes

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Video/History of Ideas

Can the problem of induction save Anthony’s dismal dating life?

6 minutes

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Video/History of Ideas

Music is marvellous, but not mysterious: an interview with Lydia Goehr

6 minutes

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Video/Genetics

Chimeras and lightning: a radical perspective on the evolution of complex life

6 minutes

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Video/Cognition & Intelligence

There’s a lot more to conversation than words. What really happens when we talk

6 minutes

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Video/Beauty & Aesthetics

Why do audiences thrill to the negative emotions of horror fiction?

6 minutes

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Video/History of Ideas

Was there any before, before the Big Bang?

6 minutes

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Video/Meaning & the Good Life

How the Stoic embrace of death can help us get a grip on life

5 minutes

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Video/Philosophy of Religion

How wonder – the linchpin of inspiration and inquiry – makes humans unique

4 minutes

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Video/Metaphysics

Stephanie regrets passing up a great opportunity. Can modal realism help?

5 minutes