Ned Block explores some of the philosophical problems of consciousness in conversation with Nigel Warburton in the latest episode of the Philosophy Bites podcast. Block believes that not all phenomena of consciousness are directly available to us. Sound contradictory? Listen to the podcast to hear why he believes this.
Our first Philosophy Bites book which includes 25 topic-based interviews and a section on what philosophy is (based on the responses of a number of our interviewees) should be out in August 2010. You can pre-order it from Amazon below. We're working on a second volume which will focus on great philosophers.
Susan Neiman draws on Enlightenment thinking to illuminate the values we should live by in the 21st Century. If you enjoy the Philosophy Bites podcast you might also enjoy Ethics Bites (which is also available on iTunesU.
Rawls' A Theory of Justice is one of the most important works of political philosophy of the Twentieth Century. In this podcast interview Nigel Warburton interviews Jonathan Wolff about Rawls' main ideas and their limitations.
'Truth is what works'. So does Pragmatism work? Robert B. Talisse talks about this important philosophical movement and some of the differences between the ideas of its founders James, Peirce and Dewey in this episode of the Philosophy Bites podcast.