Philosophy Sites

Nigel Warburton interviews a range of experts on places associated with philosophers.

http://philosophysites.libsyn.com/podcast

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John Kaag on David Henry Thoreau and Walden Pond


On July 4th 1845, David Henry Thoreau went to live in a small cabin near the shore of Walden Pond, in Massachussetts. He stayed there alone for two years, and wrote about his experiences in the book that became Walden. John Kaag, an expert on American...


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 2018-05-20  19m
 
 

Philip Schofield on Jeremy Bentham's Auto-Icon


Jeremy Bentham (1748 - 1832) left instructions that his body should be turned into a kind of relic-statue, an auto-icon, after his death. The result is now in University College London. Bentham expert Philip Schofield discusses this fascinating...


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 2017-02-15  20m
 
 

Jonathan Wolff on Marx in Soho


Karl Marx came to England in 1849, and settled in Dean Street, Soho, London, where he lived in extreme poverty for six years before his circumstances improved. Jonathan Wolff, author of Why Read Marx Today? discusses Marx's Soho years and their...


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 2016-10-07  24m
 
 

Jonathan Wolff on Marx in Soho


Karl Marx came to England in 1849, and settled in Dean Street, Soho, London, where he lived in extreme poverty for six years before his circumstances improved. Jonathan Wolff, author of Why Read Marx Today? discusses Marx's Soho years and their...


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 2016-10-07  24m
 
 

Ray Monk on Wittgenstein's Grave


Ludwig Wittgenstein's grave in Cambridge is a simple slab of stone with minimal inscription. In this episode of the Philosophy Sites podcast Ray Monk discusses Wittgenstein's grave, which leads to a discussion about his approach to design, culture,...


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 2016-09-20  16m
 
 

Ray Monk on Wittgenstein's Grave


Ludwig Wittgenstein's grave in Cambridge is a simple slab of stone with minimal inscription. In this episode of the Philosophy Sites podcast Ray Monk discusses Wittgenstein's grave, which leads to a discussion about his approach to design, culture,...


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 2016-09-20  16m
 
 
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