The Nature of Truth – Epistemology | WIRELESS PHILOSOPHY

In this Wireless Philosophy video, Joshua Rasmussen (Azusa Pacific University) explores 5 theories of the nature of truth. Thanks for watching! To learn more about philosophy and critical thinking, please subscribe! http://bit.ly/1vz5fK9 More on Joshua Rasmussen: https://goo.gl/fBqhFc —- Wi-Phi @ Khan Academy: http://bit.ly/1nQJcF7 Instagram: @wiphiofficial Twitter: https://twitter.com/wirelessphi Facebook: http://on.fb.me/1XC2tx3 —- Help us caption & translate […]

Consent and Rights: Consent #2 – Ethics | WIRELESS PHILOSOPHY

In this Wireless Philosophy video, Tom Dougherty (University of Cambridge) continues his exploration of the nature of consent and its relationship to morality, rights, and harm. Thanks for watching! To learn more about philosophy and critical thinking, please subscribe! http://bit.ly/1vz5fK9 More on Tom Dougherty: https://goo.gl/NMTnWV —- Instagram: @wiphiofficial Twitter: https://twitter.com/wirelessphi Facebook: http://on.fb.me/1XC2tx3 Wi-Phi @ Khan […]

Bertrand’s Paradox – Probability | WIRELESS PHILOSOPHY

In this Wireless Philosophy video, Jonathan Weisberg (University of Toronto) explains Bertrand’s Paradox, a famous paradox in probability theory. Beginning with the square factory example, he talks about how Bertrand’s Paradox reveals a puzzling problem for the principle of indifference and the implications of this paradox for scientific reasoning. Subscribe! http://bit.ly/1vz5fK9 More on Jonathan Weisberg: […]

The Examined Life: Know Thyself #1 | WIRELESS PHILOSOPHY

Socrates famously said “The unexamined life is not worth living.” In this Wireless Philosophy video, Mitch Green (University of Connecticut) introduces a few interpretations of Socrates famous statement, and considers what it means to live an examined life. Sponsored by the UCONN Humanities Institute and John Templeton Foundation’s “Humility and Conviction in Public Life” project […]

Promising Against the Evidence #3 – Ethics | PHILOSOPHY

In this Wireless Philosophy video, Berislav Marušić (Brandeis University) continues his discussion of promises to do difficult things, such as the promise to spend the rest of one’s life with someone. Continuing from his explanation of four possible responses to the problem, he explains his preferred response. Thanks for watching! To learn more about philosophy […]

Obligation to Obey the Law – Political | WIRELESS PHILOSOPHY

In this Wireless Philosophy video, Matthew Chrisman (University of Edinburgh) explores the nature of our obligations to obey the law. Thanks for watching! To learn more about philosophy and critical thinking, please subscribe! http://bit.ly/1vz5fK9 More on Matthew Chrisman: https://goo.gl/LZoh97 —- Wi-Phi @ Khan Academy: http://bit.ly/1nQJcF7 Instagram: @wiphiofficial Twitter: https://twitter.com/wirelessphi Facebook: http://on.fb.me/1XC2tx3 —- Help us caption […]

Promising Against the Evidence #1 – Ethics | PHILOSOPHY

In this Wireless Philosophy video, Berislav Marušić (Brandeis University) talks about promises to do difficult things, such as the promise to spend the rest of one’s life with someone. Beri explains that such promises pose a philosophical problem: they seem to be either insincere, in case one doesn’t believe that one will keep them, or […]

What is Consent?: Consent #1 – Ethics | WIRELESS PHILOSOPHY

What is consent? In this Wireless Philosophy video, Tom Dougherty (University of Cambridge) considers the nature of consent and its relationship to morality, rights, and harm. Thanks for watching! To learn more about philosophy and critical thinking, please subscribe! http://bit.ly/1vz5fK9 More on Tom Dougherty: https://goo.gl/NMTnWV —- Instagram: @wiphiofficial Twitter: https://twitter.com/wirelessphi Facebook: http://on.fb.me/1XC2tx3 Wi-Phi @ Khan […]

Should We Have Children? – Political | WIRELESS PHILOSOPHY (corrected version)

In this Wireless Philosophy video, Jonathan Anomaly (University of Arizona) considers whether we should have children, given the costs that they create. Thanks for watching! To learn more about philosophy and critical thinking, please subscribe! http://bit.ly/1vz5fK9 More on Jonathan Anomaly: https://goo.gl/pstqkK —- Wi-Phi @ Khan Academy: http://bit.ly/1nQJcF7 Twitter: https://twitter.com/wirelessphi Facebook: http://on.fb.me/1XC2tx3 Instagram: @wiphiofficial —- Help […]