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# Episode Title Description People Date
1 The seven moral rules found all around the world This Anthropology Departmental Seminar was delivered by Oliver Scott Curry (Oxford) on 18 May 2018 Oliver Scott Curry 31 Jul 2018
2 Creative Commons Liberty, Equality, and Alienation Akeel Bilgrami speaks at St Antony's College on 8 June 2018 Akeel Bilgrami 20 Jun 2018
3 Thomas Aquinas on Bodily Identity Book at Lunchtime, Thomas Aquinas on Bodily Identity Philip Bullock, Antonia Fitzpatrick, Cecilia Trifogli, William Wood 12 Jun 2018
4 Evidence in the Multiverse Erik Curiel and Simon Friederich hash out the problems we encounter when we look for evidence of a multiverse. Erik Curiel, Simon Friederich 24 Apr 2018
5 The Hard Fact of Life in Big Physics City How similar is the fine-tuning of our universe to probabilistic reasoning we use and understand? Simon Friederich and Erik Curiel go through a series of examples. Erik Curiel, Simon Friederich 24 Apr 2018
6 Stability and Probability Erik Curiel and Simon Friederich discuss how reasoning in cosmology sometimes conflates topological stability with probability, and why that might be wrong. Simon Friederich, Erik Curiel 24 Apr 2018
7 Problems with Probability Simon Friederich and Erik Curiel discuss the problems fine-tuning arguments raise for our understanding of probability. Simon Friederich, Erik Curiel 24 Apr 2018
8 Brain-machine interfaces and the translation of thought into action In this St Cross Special Ethics Seminar, Dr Tom Buller reflects on the causal relationship between movement goals and bodily awareness and challenges the idea that BMI-enabled movement and intentional bodily movement are equal actions. Tom Buller 19 Feb 2018
9 James Joyce and the Phenomenology of Film Book at Lunchtime, James Joyce and the Phenomenology of Film Katherine Morris, Ulrika Maude, Jeri Johnson, Cleo Hanaway-Oakley 16 Feb 2018
10 2016 Annual Uehiro Lecture 1: Consequentialism for Cows Professor Shelly Kagan delivers the first of three Annual Uehiro Lectures in Practical Ethics, ‘How to Count Animals, More or Less’ Shelly Kagan 06 Nov 2017
11 2016 Annual Uehiro Lecture 2: Deontology for Dogs Professor Shelly Kagan delivers the second of three Annual Uehiro Lectures in Practical Ethics, ‘How to Count Animals, More or Less’ Shelly Kagan 06 Nov 2017
12 2016 Annual Uehiro Lecture 3: Foundation for Frogs Professor Shelly Kagan delivers the final of three Annual Uehiro Lectures in Practical Ethics, ‘How to Count Animals, More or Less’ Shelly Kagan 06 Nov 2017
13 Creative Commons 2013 Annual Uehiro Lecture (3): Equal Opportunity Third and final lecture from Professor Tim Scanlon in which he talks about the philosophical justifications for equalitiy of opportunity. Includes a roundtable discussion with Professors John Broome, Janet Radcliffe Richards and David Miller Tim Scanlon, John Broome, Janet Radcliffe-Richards, David Miller 24 Aug 2017
14 Creative Commons Sex in a Shifting Landscape Lecture Three: Oxford Uehiro Lectures 2012 Third and final lecture from the 2012 Oxford Uehiro lectures in Practical Philosophy given be Professor Janet Radcliffe-Richards. Janet Radcliffe-Richards 24 Aug 2017
15 Creative Commons Sex in a Shifting Landscape Lecture Two:Oxford Uehiro Lectures 2012 Second lecture in the 2012 Uehiro Lecture series 'Sex in A Shifting Landscape'. Janet Radcliffe-Richards 24 Aug 2017
16 Creative Commons Sex in a Shifting Landscape Lecture One: Oxford Uehiro Lectures 2012 Professor Janet Radcliffe-Richards gives (OUC Distinguished Research Fellow) gives the first of three lectures on feminism for the Uehiro Practical Ethics lecture series. Janet Radcliffe-Richards 24 Aug 2017
17 Making Good 3: Virtues, laws and consequentialism Third of three lectures by in the 2011 Annual Uehiro Lecture Series "Making Good: The Challenge of Robustly Demanding Values". Delivered by Philip Pettit, Laurance S. Rockefeller University Professor of Politics and Human Values at Princeton University. Philip Pettit 24 Aug 2017
18 Making Good 2: Robust Demands and the Need for Law Second of three lectures by in the 2011 Annual Uehiro Lecture Series "Making Good: The Challenge of Robustly Demanding Values". Delivered by Philip Pettit, Laurance S. Rockefeller University Professor of Politics and Human Values at Princeton University. Philip Pettit 24 Aug 2017
19 Making Good 1: Robust Demands and the Need for Virtue First of three lectures in the 2011 Annual Uehiro Lecture Series "Making Good: The Challenge of Robustly Demanding Values". Delivered by Philip Pettit, Laurance S. Rockefeller University Professor of Politics and Human Values at Princeton University. Philip Pettit 24 Aug 2017
20 2015 Loebel Lecture 1: Neurobiological materialism collides with the experience of being human The first of three public lectures which took place in Oxford in November 2015. Series title: The theoretical challenge of modern psychiatry: no easy cure Steven Hyman 23 Aug 2017
21 2015 Loebel Lecture 2: Science is quietly, inexorably eroding many core assumptions underlying psychiatry The second of three public lectures which took place in Oxford in November 2015. Series title: The theoretical challenge of modern psychiatry: no easy cure Steven Hyman 23 Aug 2017
22 2015 Loebel Lecture 3: What is the upshot? The last of three public lectures which took place in Oxford in November 2015. Series title: The theoretical challenge of modern psychiatry: no easy cure Steven Hyman 23 Aug 2017
23 2016 Loebel Lecture 1: Developmental risk and resilience: The challenge of translating multi-level data to concrete interventions Professor Essi Viding delivers the first of two talks in the 2016 Loebel Lectures in Psychiatry and Philosophy series Essi Viding 23 Aug 2017
24 2016 Loebel Lecture 2: Developmental risk and resilience: The challenge of translating multi-level data to concrete interventions Professor Essi Viding delivers the second of two talks in the 2016 Loebel Lectures in Psychiatry and Philosophy series Essi Viding 23 Aug 2017
25 Creative Commons 2016 Loebel Lectures one day Workshop: Eamon McCrory To complement Essi Viding's lectures, Developmental risk and resilience: The challenge of translating multi-level data to concrete interventions Eamon McCrory 23 Aug 2017
26 Creative Commons 2016 Loebel Lectures one day Workshop: Charlotte Cecil To complement Essi Viding's lectures, Developmental risk and resilience: The challenge of translating multi-level data to concrete interventions Charlotte Cecil 23 Aug 2017
27 2016 Loebel Lectures one day Workshop: Neil Levy To complement Essi Viding's lectures, Developmental risk and resilience: The challenge of translating multi-level data to concrete interventions Neil Levy 23 Aug 2017
28 Creative Commons 2016 Loebel Lectures one day Workshop: Richard Holton To complement Essi Viding's lectures, Developmental risk and resilience: The challenge of translating multi-level data to concrete interventions Richard Holton 23 Aug 2017
29 Creative Commons 2016 Loebel Lectures one day Workshop: Matthew Parrott To complement Essi Viding's lectures, Developmental risk and resilience: The challenge of translating multi-level data to concrete interventions Matthew Parrott 23 Aug 2017
30 Creative Commons 2016 Loebel Lectures one day Workshop: Nikolaus Steinbeis To complement Essi Viding's lectures, Developmental risk and resilience: The challenge of translating multi-level data to concrete interventions Nikolaus Steinbeis 23 Aug 2017
31 Creative Commons 2016 Loebel Lectures one day Workshop: Peter Dayan To complement Essi Viding's lectures, Developmental risk and resilience: The challenge of translating multi-level data to concrete interventions Peter Dayan 23 Aug 2017
32 The Problem of Evil Oxford students discuss the problem posed by the existence of evil in the world to the Christian and Hindu gods. Alice Harberd, Frazer MacDiarmid, Luke Martin, Tilak Parekh 26 Jul 2017
33 Everything in Everything: Anaxagoras's Metaphysics Book at Lunchtime discussion Anna Marmodoro, Elleke Boehmer, Naoya Iwata, Simona Aimar 06 Jun 2017
34 What Does Philosophy Have to Do with Neuroscience? When you examine the brain, you can learn a lot and see chemical interactions, but you cannot find anything about the first-person nature of things we experience as humans, such as colours and pain. Paul Skokowski 03 Apr 2017
35 Walter Benjamin Meets the Cosmics Professor Richard Wolin (CUNY) delivers a talk on 'Walter Benjamin Meets the Cosmics' for the TORCH Crisis, Extremes, and Apocalypse network. Richard Wolin 28 Feb 2017
36 Euthydemus English Text The Euthydemus of Plato. To read this document, please see 'Download Media' section Christopher Kirwan 15 Feb 2017
37 Vouloir (Will) et nouloir (Nill) dans la philosophie médiévale : Augustin, Abélard, Buridan Talk by Alain de Libera, Collège de France Alain de Libera 25 Nov 2016
38 Uehiro-Carnegie-Oxford Lecture in Practical Ethics 2016 Human Rights, Global Ethics and the Ordinary Virtues Michael Ignatieff 23 Nov 2016
39 2016 Annual Uehiro Lecture 3: Foundation for Frogs Professor Shelly Kagan delivers the final of three Annual Uehiro Lectures in Practical Ethics, ‘How to Count Animals, More or Less’ Shelly Kagan 23 Nov 2016
40 2016 Annual Uehiro Lecture 2: Deontology for Dogs Professor Shelly Kagan delivers the second of three Annual Uehiro Lectures in Practical Ethics, ‘How to Count Animals, More or Less’ Shelly Kagan 23 Nov 2016
41 2016 Annual Uehiro Lecture 1: Consequentialism for Cows Professor Shelly Kagan delivers the first of three Annual Uehiro Lectures in Practical Ethics, ‘How to Count Animals, More or Less’ Shelly Kagan 23 Nov 2016
42 Hope What is Hope? This seminar explored what hope is and invited us to consider what hope means to people in different circumstances. Peter Hinton, Carl Heneghan 21 Nov 2016
43 The Remedy: Humanism In this episode, Naomi Richman interviews David Flint, Vice-Chair of the North London Humanists to find out what Humanism can offer the sick. We discuss the role of modern medicine and the possibilities of living forever. Naomi Richman, David Flint 16 Nov 2016
44 Creative Commons Shakespeare and Machiavellian Politics of Violence, Closing Keynote Closing Keynote: Elizabeth Frazer (University of Oxford) gives the closing keynote for the Political Demonologies conference, held at Worcester College on 20th May 2016. Elizabeth Frazer 13 Sep 2016
45 Creative Commons The pessimistic anthropology of liberalism vs. the Good Adrian Pabst (University of Kent) gives a talk for Session 3: Demonologies of the Soul – Beyond Evil, part of the Political Demonologies conference, held at Worcester College on 20th May 2016. Adrian Pabst 13 Sep 2016
46 Creative Commons Going Beyond Evil in Theory, Politics and Practice Max Muir (University of Oxford) gives a talk in session 3 Demonologies of the Soul – Beyond Evil, part of the Political Demonology conference, held at Worcester College on 20th May 2016. Max Muir 13 Sep 2016
47 Creative Commons ‘“Political Theology” or “Occasional Decisionism”? On the Formal Character of Carl Schmitt’s Political Theology’ Bruno Godefroy (Universities of Erlangen and Lyon) gives a talk in Session 2: Political (Dis-) Orders, part of the Political Demonologies conference held at Worcester College on 20th May 2016. Bruno Godefroy 13 Sep 2016
48 Creative Commons The Dialectics of Individualism and Totalitarianism in Charles de Koninck, David Foster Wallace, and Michel Houellebecq Edmund Waldstein, O.Cist. (Heiligenstift, Austria), gives the first talk in Session 2: Political (Dis-) Orders, part of the Political Demonology conference, held at Worcester College on 20th May 2016. Edmund Waldstein 13 Sep 2016
49 Creative Commons Modernist Myths of the Fall Henry Mead (Teesside University) gives the third talk in Session 1, (Demono-) Logics, at the Political Demonology conference, held at Worcester College on 20th May 2016. Henry Mead 13 Sep 2016
50 Creative Commons The Two Deaths of Osama Bin Laden –Demonic Repetition in Contemporary Culture Tom Grimwood (University of Cumbria) gives the second talk for Session 1; (Demono-) Logics Political Demonology conference, held in Worcester College on 20th May 2016. Tom Grimwood 13 Sep 2016
51 Creative Commons The Nightmare that Dreams: The Soul and Nihilism - Opening Keynote Conor Cunningham (University of Nottingham) gives the opening keynote in the Political Demonology conference, held at Worcester College Oxford on 20the May 2016. Conor Cunningham 13 Sep 2016
52 Session 6 Sixth session in the Perceptions of Inequality: An Interdisciplinary Dialogue, held in Oxford in June 2016. Elleke Boehmer, Roger Crisp, Ashwini Deshpande, Devaki Jain 09 Aug 2016
53 Session 5 Fifth session in the Perceptions of Inequality: An Interdisciplinary Dialogue, held in Oxford in June 2016. Elleke Boehmer, Francesca Rhodes, Lloyd Pratt, Tarunabh Khaitan 09 Aug 2016
54 Session 4 Fourth session in the Perceptions of Inequality: An Interdisciplinary Dialogue, held in Oxford in June 2016. Diane Elson, Elleke Boehmer, Linda McDowell, Roger Crisp 09 Aug 2016
55 Session 3 Third session in the Perceptions of Inequality: An Interdisciplinary Dialogue, held in Oxford in June 2016. Alfred Gathorne-Hardy, Ashwini Deshpande, Devaki Jain, Diane Elson 09 Aug 2016
56 Session 2 Second session in the Perceptions of Inequality: An Interdisciplinary Dialogue, held in Oxford in June 2016. Elleke Boehmer, Roger Crisp, Lloyd Pratt, Ashwini Deshpande 09 Aug 2016
57 Session 1 First session in the Perceptions of Inequality: An Interdisciplinary Dialogue, held in Oxford in June 2016. Devaki Jain, Roger Crisp, Martin O'Neill, Jennifer Sheehy-Skeffington 09 Aug 2016
58 Creative Commons Offsetting Class Privilege Holly Lawford-Smith discusses her Journal of Practical Ethics article, Offsetting Class Privilege Holly Lawford-Smith, David Edmonds 22 Jul 2016
59 Creative Commons The Morality of Unconventional Force Tom Simpson gives a talk for the Changing Character of War programme seminar series. Tom Simpson 05 Jul 2016
60 Creative Commons Should Europe introduce a ‘right to blaspheme’? Alain Bouldoires talks to Timothy Garton Ash about the survival of blasphemy laws in Europe, and calls for a ‘right to blaspheme’. Alain Bouldoires 16 Jun 2016
61 Creative Commons Rae Langton on philosophy, free speech and pornography In this interview for Free Speech Debate, renowned Philosophy Professor Rae Langton speaks about the value of philosophy for our understanding of free speech and discusses aspects of her work on pornography and the silencing of women. Rae Langton 16 Jun 2016
62 Cosmopolitan Contamination - learning world citizenship Kwame Anthony Appiah, Professor of Philosophy and Law at New York University, delivers the 50th Anniversary Annual Berlin Lecture. Kwame Anthony Appiah 16 Jun 2016
63 Creative Commons Daniel Bell on Confucianism and free speech Confucianism’s defence of political speech does not necessarily apply to other forms of expression, says Bell Daniel Bell 16 Jun 2016
64 Creative Commons Time and Causation Both time and causation seems to have the same 'direction’ . Can we explain this? Marianne Talbot 09 Jun 2016
65 Creative Commons Mental Causation We do what we do because we believe what we believe. Or do we? How does mental causation work? Marianne Talbot 09 Jun 2016
66 Creative Commons The necessary connection analysis of causation The idea that there are real metaphysical necessities relating cause and effect. Marianne Talbot 09 Jun 2016
67 Creative Commons The singularist theory of causation The idea that causation is a relation science will one day discover. Marianne Talbot 09 Jun 2016
68 Creative Commons Basketball legend, former Congressman and Rhodes Scholar, Tom McMillen (University, 1974) Multi-talented alumnus Tom McMillen describes his extraordinary life as a professional basketball player, scholar, politician and businessman. Tom McMillen 15 Apr 2016
69 Ordering Disorder: Mental Disorder, Brain Disorder and Therapeutic Intervention This event will explore the areas in which the philosophy of mind and ethics or the philosophy of value come into contact with issues about mental health. George Graham 11 Feb 2016
70 Karl Jaspers and the Ethics of Incomprehensibility This event will explore the areas in which the philosophy of mind and ethics or the philosophy of value come into contact with issues about mental health. Giovanni Stanghellini 11 Feb 2016
71 Creative Commons Mental Health and Moral Virtue This event will explore the areas in which the philosophy of mind and ethics or the philosophy of value come into contact with issues about mental health. Terence Irwin 11 Feb 2016
72 False Perceptions and False Beliefs: Understanding the Symptoms of Schizophrenia This event will explore the areas in which the philosophy of mind and ethics or the philosophy of value come into contact with issues about mental health. Chris Frith 14 Jan 2016
73 Conscientious Objection in Healthcare Conference: Roundtable discussion Panel discussion at a conference on conscientious objection in medicine and the role of conscience in healthcare practitioners’ decision making, Oxford 2015. Katrien Devolder, Richard Sorabji, Jeff McMahan, Walter Sinnott-Armstrong 09 Dec 2015
74 Kant, conscience, and professional roles A conference on conscientious objection in medicine and the role of conscience in healthcare practitioners’ decision making, Oxford 2015. Jeanette Kennett 09 Dec 2015
75 Medicine and morally messy relationships A conference on conscientious objection in medicine and the role of conscience in healthcare practitioners’ decision making, Oxford 2015. Kimberley Brownlee 09 Dec 2015
76 Reasons, moral integrity, and conscientious objection A conference on conscientious objection in medicine and the role of conscience in healthcare practitioners’ decision making, Oxford 2015. Mark Wicclair 09 Dec 2015
77 Two concepts of conscience and their implications for conscience-based refusal A conference on conscientious objection in medicine and the role of conscience in healthcare practitioners’ decision making, Oxford 2015. Steve Clarke 07 Dec 2015
78 Refusing to treat sexual dysfunction in sex offenders A conference on conscientious objection in medicine and the role of conscience in healthcare practitioners’ decision making, Oxford 2015. Tom Douglas 07 Dec 2015
79 Objection to conscience. On good and bad objections in medicine A conference on conscientious objection in medicine and the role of conscience in healthcare practitioners’ decision making, Oxford 2015. Alberto Giubilini 07 Dec 2015
80 My conscience may be my guide, but you may not have to honour it A conference on conscientious objection in medicine and the role of conscience in healthcare practitioners’ decision making, Oxford 2015. Hugh LaFollette 07 Dec 2015
81 Conscientious objection and complicity in wrongdoing A conference on conscientious objection in medicine and the role of conscience in healthcare practitioners’ decision making, Oxford 2015. Francesca Minerva 07 Dec 2015
82 The proper place of conscience and values A conference on conscientious objection in medicine and the role of conscience in healthcare practitioners’ decision making, Oxford 2015. Julian Savulescu 07 Dec 2015
83 Conscientious objection and 'effective referral' A conference on conscientious objection in medicine and the role of conscience in healthcare practitioners’ decision making, Oxford 2015. Roger Trigg 07 Dec 2015
84 Conscientious non-objection and medical dissensus in intensive care A conference on conscientious objection in medicine and the role of conscience in healthcare practitioners’ decision making, Oxford 2015. Dominic Wilkinson 07 Dec 2015
85 We Want Kids, Too: Should Doctors be Allowed to Refuse to Help Gay Couples have Children? A conference on conscientious objection in medicine and the role of conscience in healthcare practitioners’ decision making, Oxford 2015. Walter Sinnott Armstrong, Aaron Ancell 07 Dec 2015
86 Heidegger and Phenomenology Dr Joshua Broggi speaks at the Oxford Phenomenology Network seminar. Joshua Broggi 03 Dec 2015
87 ‘Who owns your face when you are DEAD?’ Jane Caplan gives a TORCH bite-size talk at the Ashmolean Museum's DEADFriday event Jane Caplan 24 Nov 2015
88 Creative Commons Neuroscientist and Alumni Weekend speaker, Baroness Susan Greenfield (St Hilda's, 1970) Baroness Susan Greenfield CBE highlights how the unprecedented use of digital technologies is leaving a mark on our brains. Susan Greenfield 01 Sep 2015
89 Creative Commons Deliberation welcomes prediction Alan Hájek (Australian National University) gives a talk for the New Insights seminar series on 21st May 2015. Alan Hájek 24 Jul 2015
90 Reasoning with Plenitude Roger White (MIT) gives the final talk in the New Insights in Religious Epistemology International Conference, held in Oxford in June 2015. Roger White 14 Jul 2015
91 Testimony, Error, and Reasonable Belief in Medieval Religious Epistemology Richard Cross (Notre Dame) gives a talk in the New Insights in Religious Epistemology International Conference, held in Oxford in June 2015. The commentator is Christina Van Dyke, Calvin Richard Cross, Christina Van Dyke 14 Jul 2015
92 Fine-Tuning Fine-Tuning John Hawthorne (Oxford/USC) gives a talk in the New Insights in Religious Epistemology International Conference, held in Oxford in June 2015. John Hawthorne 14 Jul 2015
93 What is Justified Group Belief Jennifer Lackey (Northwestern) gives a talk in the New Insights in Religious Epistemology International Conference, held in Oxford in June 2015. Jennifer Lackey 14 Jul 2015
94 Foundations of the Fine-Tuning Argument Hans Halvorson (Princeton) give a talk in the New Insights in Religious Epistemology International Conference, held in Oxford in June 2015. The commentator is John Pittard (Yale). Hans Halvorson, John Pittard 14 Jul 2015
95 How to Appear to Know that God Exists Keith DeRose (Yale), gives a talk in the New Insights in Religious Epistemology International Conference, held in Oxford in June 2015. The commentator is Jane Friedman (NYU). Keith DeRose, Jane Friedman 14 Jul 2015
96 Show and Tell Paulina Sliwa (Cambridge) gives the first talk in the New Insights in Religious Epistemology International Conference, held in Oxford in June 2015. Paulina Sliwa 14 Jul 2015
97 The Rev’d Mr Bayes and the Life Everlasting Peter van Inwagen (Notre Dame) gives the second talk for the New Insights in Religious Epistemology International Conference, held in Oxford in June 2015. The commentator is Jeffrey Sanford Russell (USC). Peter Van Inwagen, Jeffrey Sanford Russell 14 Jul 2015
98 Phenomenal Conservatism and Religious Belief Richard Swinburne, University of Oxford, gives the first talk in the New Insights in Religious Epistemology International Conference, held in Oxford in June 2015. Richard Swinburne 14 Jul 2015
99 Expanding the Field of Film Philosophy with the Ever - Transgressive Iris Murdoch Dr Lucy Bolton talks on her work in Film Philosophy as well as Iris Murdoch and cinema. Lucy Bolton 22 Jun 2015
100 Aristotle on Perceiving Objects A discussion of Anna Marmodoro's book Anna Marmodoro, Ophelia Deroy, Richard Sorabji, Rowland Stout 14 May 2015