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aristotle

# Episode Title Description People Date
1 Modal Epistemology and the Formal Identity of Intellect and Object A defence of the Formal Identity Thesis and of the immateriality of the human intellect, based on specifically epistemological arguments about our knowledge of necessary or essential truths, including especially essential truths about value. Robert Koons 27 Feb 2018
2 Hylomorphism, natural science, mind and God Howard Robinson argues that the early moderns were right to think that Aristotelian or scholastic hylomorphism was inconsistent with modern science. Howard Robinson 27 Feb 2018
3 A Biologically Informed Hylomorphism Utilising recent advances in developmental biology, Christopher Austin argues that the hylomorphic framework is an empirically adequate and conceptually rich explanatory schema with which to model the nature of organisms. Christopher J Austin 27 Feb 2018
4 Hylomorphic Structure, Emergence, and Supervenience William Jaworski argues why the hylomorphic structure is the best (and perhaps only) thing that can explain the persistence of individuals that change their matter over time. William Jaworski 27 Feb 2018
5 Aristotle on Perceiving Objects A discussion of Anna Marmodoro's book Anna Marmodoro, Ophelia Deroy, Richard Sorabji, Rowland Stout 14 May 2015
6 The Truth about Art 3 - Aesthetics Another ancient belief held that an art should be governed by rules. Patrick Doorly 11 Apr 2014
7 The Truth about Art 1 - Mystery or Mastery E.H. Gombrich famously observed that 'there really is no such thing as Art' (with a capital A). Patrick Doorly 11 Apr 2014
8 Creative Commons Fallacies: Understanding where Arguments go Wrong Lecture 6 of 6 in Marianne Talbot's series on critical reasoning for beginners. Marianne Talbot 20 Mar 2014
9 Creative Commons Aristotle's Dynamics in Physics VII 5: the Importance of Being Conditional Henry Mendell (California State) gives a talk for the Power Structualism in Ancient Ontologies series Henry Mendell 18 Feb 2014
10 Creative Commons Aristotle on the Happiness of the City Don Morison (Rice) gives a talk for the Power Structualism in Ancient Ontology series. Don Morison 18 Feb 2014
11 Creative Commons Moral Development and Self-Knowledge in Aristotle Steve Makin, (Sheffield) gives a talk for the Power Structualism in Ancient Ontologies podcast series Steve Makin 13 Feb 2014
12 Creative Commons Aristotle on Singular Thought Mika Perala gives a talk on Aristotle's philosophy Mika Perala 12 Feb 2014
13 Creative Commons The Causal Power of Structure and the Role of Intellect Howard Robinson gives a talk on philosophy and the role of the intellect Howard Robinson 12 Feb 2014
14 Creative Commons Aristotle on the Problem of Common Sensibles Anna Marmodoro gives a talk on Aristotle and his philosophy Anna Marmodoro 12 Feb 2014
15 Creative Commons Making Up Your Mind Part 7 of 7 in Marianne Talbot's "A Romp Through Ethics for Complete Beginners". This final episode is a time to take stock and bring together all the strands we've considered. Marianne Talbot 08 Aug 2011
16 2011 Lecture 2: Aristotle's Philosophy as Two Ways of Life Second lecture in the 2011 John Locke Lecture Series. John Cooper 06 Jul 2011
17 Creative Commons Virtue Ethics: virtue, values and character Part 3 of 7 in Marianne Talbot's "A Romp Through Ethics for Complete Beginners". In this episode we will reflect on Aristotle's account of morality and the centrality of the virtues in this account. Marianne Talbot 24 May 2011
18 Creative Commons 2. Aristotle's Poetics James Grant, lecturer in philosophy, University of Oxford gives his second lecture in the Aesthetics series on Aristotle's Poetics. James Grant 15 Mar 2011
19 Creative Commons 2.1 Recap of General Philosophy Lecture 1 Part 2.1. A brief recap on the first lecture describing how Aristotle's view of the universe, dominant throughout the middle ages in Europe, came to be gradually phased out by a modern, mechanistic view of the universe. Peter Millican 16 Mar 2010
20 Creative Commons Is Tragedy still Alive? Discussion on whether tragedy still exists in modern culture, whether in films, modern theatre or and other creative arts. Oliver Taplin, Joshua Billings 01 Mar 2010
21 Creative Commons What does Tragedy do for People? A discussion of what the use of tragedy is, and whether the emotional experience of tragic theatre is simply a passing thrill or a vital part of life. Oliver Taplin, Joshua Billings 01 Mar 2010
22 Creative Commons Defining Tragedy First dialogue between Oliver Taplin and Joshua Billings on tragedy: they discuss what 'tragedy' means, from its origins in Greek culture to philosophical notions of what tragedy and tragic drama are. Oliver Taplin, Joshua Billings 01 Mar 2010
23 Creative Commons 1.4 From Galileo to Descartes Part 1.4. Outlines Galileo's revolutionary theories of astronomy and mechanical science and introduces Descartes' (the father of modern philosophy) ideas of philosophical scepticism. Peter Millican 19 Feb 2010
24 Creative Commons 1.3 Science from Aristotle to Galileo Part 1.3. Describes briefly the Aristotelian view of the universe; the basis for natural science in Europe until the 15th century and its conflict Galileo's theories. Peter Millican 19 Feb 2010
25 Creative Commons 1.2 The Background of Early Modern Philosophy Part 1.2. Gives a very brief history of philosophy from the 'birth of philosophy' in Ancient Greece through the rise of Christianity in Europe in the Middle Ages through to the Renaissance, the Reformation and the birth of the Modern Period. Peter Millican 19 Feb 2010
26 Roger Crisp on Aristotle's Ethics Roger Crisp, Uehiro Fellow and Tutor in Philosophy, discusses the ethics of Aristotle. Roger Crisp, Oliver Lewis 12 Sep 2008
27 Roger Crisp on Aristotle's Ethics Roger Crisp, Uehiro Fellow and Tutor in Philosophy, discusses the ethics of Aristotle. Roger Crisp, Oliver Lewis 12 Sep 2008
28 Roger Crisp on Aristotle's Ethics Roger Crisp, Uehiro Fellow and Tutor in Philosophy, discusses the ethics of Aristotle. Roger Crisp, Oliver Lewis 30 Aug 2008