Stand and Deliver Podcast 5 World Record Edition + Olga Koch

http://media.blubrry.com/standanddeliver/p/www.rhodders.com/wp-content/uploads/2018/07/Stand-and-Deliver-podcast-episode-5.mp3Podcast: Play in new window | DownloadSubscribe: Apple Podcasts | Android | Google Podcasts | Stitcher | TuneIn | RSS | More On this show Rhodders chats to… Olga Koch and Ryan Mold. This episode was recorded at Rock the Attic in Banbury during The Longest Read More …

Idle Talk 14 04 13 Lies

This week’s Idle Talk is all about lies. Nicola is cohost (unless I’m lying!). Lying is generally considered wrong but what if by lying you could prevent a greater evil? Would this still make the lie wrong? Kant would argue that even lying in this Read More …

Idle Talk 14 03 13 Waking up in vagueness

This week we force ourselves to think before we speak as we delve into the philosophy of language and examine the problem of vagueness. An example of a phrase that is vague in the philosophical sense could be “If you cut one head off of Read More …

Idle Talk 03 02 13 “Why is saving two is better then one?”

“Why is saving two people better then one? A matter of fairness” This week we are talking normative ethics. Imagine this scenario: A Coast Guard sees two ships in trouble and can only rescue one. One ship has 1 person aboard the other has 2. Most people would agree that Read More …

Idle Talk 27 01 13 “Being inFORMed of Plato’s Cave”

This week we tackle one of philosophy’s most famous allegories, Plato’s cave. Something we have often alluded to on the show but never actually bothered to sit down and explain. The allegory of the cave gets us to question our access to knowledge and even Read More …

Idle Talk 23 12 12 “The false premise of presents”

“Oh come let us Adorno him!” It’s our Christmas special. At this time of year it is customary to buy lots of presents, this week’s topic was “The false premise of  presents”. We examine Adorno’s  “Articles may not be exchanged” form his book “Minima Moralia”. Read More …

Idle Talk 02 08 12 “Ethics, Olympics and Doping”

In the words of Will I Am”That’s dope man!” With the Olympics still taking over London the show this week is about the ethics of substance doping and Gene doping in sports. Rhodders’ guest this week is Nick Harding, a masters student in ethics and Read More …