Philosophy for Beginners

Philosophy for Beginners

Oxford University

Philosophy has been studied for thousands of years. It involves the use of reason and argument to search for the truth about reality - about the nature of things, ethics, aesthetics, language, the mind, God and everything else. This series of five introductory lectures, aimed at students new to philosophy, presented by Marianne Talbot, Department for Continuing Education, University of Oxford, will test you on some famous thought experiments and introduce you to some central philosophical issues and to the thoughts of some key philosophers.

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How many episodes are there of Philosophy for Beginners?

There are 7 episodes avaiable of Philosophy for Beginners.

What is Philosophy for Beginners about?

We have categorized Philosophy for Beginners as:

  • Society & Culture
  • Education

Where can you listen to Philosophy for Beginners?

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When did Philosophy for Beginners start?

The first episode of Philosophy for Beginners that we have available was released 13 November 2008.

Who creates the podcast Philosophy for Beginners?

Philosophy for Beginners is produced and created by Oxford University.