Idle Talk 05 05 13 What is the best form of Government?

What is the best form of government? Should it be any dictatorship, democracy or something else? One way of answering this question is to examine our human nature, find out what we’re really like and find a type of government that suits our inclinations and 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 07 04 13 The meaning of meaning

On this week’s show we ask, what is the meaning of meaning? ┬áTo answer this we also had to tackle questions such as “what makes a statement meaningful?” and “what is it something to be meaningful?”. “From where do statements derive truth value or meaning. Read More …