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Interviews with Philosophers

A selection of short interviews with Oxford philosophers (part of the series of 'Interviews with Oxonians').

# Episode Title Description People Date
5 Adrian Moore on Metaphysics Adrian Moore, Professor of Philosophy at St Hugh’s College, Oxford, explores the definition and origin of metaphysics, and then discusses some of the enduring metaphysical questions. Adrian Moore, Oliver Lewis 12 Sep 2008
4 John Broome on Rationality John Broome, White's Professor of Moral Philosophy at the University of Oxford, gives an explanation of reason and rationality, and then discusses his understanding of the 'the normative question'. John Broome, Oliver Lewis 12 Sep 2008
3 Nick Bostrom on Global Catastrophic Risk and Simulation Theory In this podcast, Professor Bostrom, Director of the Future of Humanity Institute, discusses global catastrophic risks and his earlier work on the simulation theory. Nick Bostrom, Oliver Lewis 12 Sep 2008
2 Julian Savulescu on Applied Ethics and Human Enhancement Professor Julian Savulescu, Director of the Oxford Uehiro Centre for Practical Ethics, talks about the current and future issues in applied ethics, particularly of the new biosciences. Julian Savulescu, Oliver Lewis 12 Sep 2008
1 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