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Ep77 - Justifications for Intellectual Property & Copyright Law

November 13, 2018 - 16:06

In this 77th episode of Philosophy Bakes Bread Eric Thomas Weber and Anthony Cashio interview law professor Brian Frye on "Justifications for Intellectual Property and Copyright Law." 

Brian is the host of The Bindle on WRFL 88.1 FM and is the Spears-Gilbert Associate Professor of Law at the University of Kentucky's College of Law. He earned his bachelor’s degree at Berkeley and then went on to earn his MFA at the San Francisco Art Institute. After that, he earned his JD at NYU’s School of Law. He has also recently launched a law podcast called Ipse Dixit. Subscribe to it too!

Listen for our “You Tell Me!” questions and for some jokes in one of our concluding segments, called “Philosophunnies.” Reach out to us on Facebook @PhilosophyBakesBread and on Twitter @PhilosophyBB; email us at philosophybakesbread@gmail.com; or call and record a voicemail that we play on the show, at 859.257.1849. Philosophy Bakes Bread is a production of the Society of Philosophers in America (SOPHIA). Check us out online at PhilosophyBakesBread.com and check out SOPHIA at PhilosophersInAmerica.com.

Evil, Suffering, God, & Ethics

October 27, 2018 - 23:02

In this 76th episode of Philosophy Bakes Bread Eric Thomas Weber and Anthony Cashio interview Jack Symes, host of The Panpsycast philosophy podcast, on the theme "Evil, Suffering, God, and Ethics." 

Jack graduated from the University of Liverpool in philosophy (BA and MA) and went on as a postgraduate in Teaching Studies at the University of Birmingham. Jack is currently teaching philosophy at King Edward VI High School for Girls. Jack also hosts the weekly Panpsycast philosophy Podcast. The Panpsycast describes itself as an “'informal and informative' philosophy podcast that supports teachers, students and academics in philosophy, which also aims to awaken fellow free-thinkers worldwide and inspire a new generation of philosophers.” The show has over 70,000 subscribers!

Listen for our “You Tell Me!” questions and for some jokes in one of our concluding segments, called “Philosophunnies.” Reach out to us on Facebook @PhilosophyBakesBread and on Twitter @PhilosophyBB; email us at philosophybakesbread@gmail.com; or call and record a voicemail that we play on the show, at 859.257.1849. Philosophy Bakes Bread is a production of the Society of Philosophers in America (SOPHIA). Check us out online at PhilosophyBakesBread.com and check out SOPHIA at PhilosophersInAmerica.com.

Ep79 - BC13 - One-Sheet - Clutter

October 20, 2018 - 13:45

This 79th episode of Philosophy Bakes Bread is a short breadcrumb episode serving simply as a reading of SOPHIA's "One-Sheet" on "Clutter," by Dr. John Lachs, and with questions by Caroline A. Buchanan, Derek Daskalakes, Erik Jarvis, James William Lincoln, and Eric Thomas Weber. The Lexington SOPHIA Chapter got together to talk about this one-sheet on September 18 of 2018

SOPHIA "One-Sheet" documents are single pages, usually printed on front and back, featuring some kind of substantive yet accessible philosophical content, followed by a series of fun or provocative questions about the content. The purpose of these one-sheets is to help make it easy to hold meaningful and enjoyable philosophical conversations and build community and fellowship at the same time.

Reach out to us on Facebook @PhilosophyBakesBread and on Twitter @PhilosophyBB; email us at philosophybakesbread@gmail.com; or call and record a voicemail that we play on the show, at 859.257.1849. Philosophy Bakes Bread is a production of the Society of Philosophers in America (SOPHIA). Check us out online at PhilosophyBakesBread.com and check out SOPHIA at PhilosophersInAmerica.com.

Ep75 - All Philosophy's a Stage

October 6, 2018 - 14:59

In this 75th episode of Philosophy Bakes Bread Eric Thomas Weber and Anthony Cashio interview Monica McCarthy, host of the Happier Hour podcast, on the theme "All Philosophy's a Stage." 

Monica is a thespian, a playwright, the founder of Cheshire Parlour, and the creator and host of “The Happier Hour” podcast. Monica has acted on Broadway and in television programs, film, advertisements, including an appearance on the show Six Feet Under, for example, which was a great show. Very impressive. We connected with Monica especially in relation to her work on The Happier Hour podcast, which her Website describes as “equal parts philosophy and self-help (with a dash of humor thrown in for taste).”

Listen for our “You Tell Me!” questions and for some jokes in one of our concluding segments, called “Philosophunnies.” Reach out to us on Facebook @PhilosophyBakesBread and on Twitter @PhilosophyBB; email us at philosophybakesbread@gmail.com; or call and record a voicemail that we play on the show, at 859.257.1849. Philosophy Bakes Bread is a production of the Society of Philosophers in America (SOPHIA). Check us out online at PhilosophyBakesBread.com and check out SOPHIA at PhilosophersInAmerica.com.

Ep74 - Outdoor Education

September 29, 2018 - 15:01

This 74th episode of Philosophy Bakes Bread was recorded on Apeiron Expeditions' Philosophy Bakes Bread canoe trip, which ran from July 29th to August 1st of 2018, and in it Eric Thomas Weber and Anthony Cashio interview Ben Vockley, Seth Walton, and Dr. Alejandro Strong about "Outdoor Education." 

Ben is an instructor with Outward Bound. Seth is a high school teacher and a registered Maine guide. And Alex runs Apeiron Expeditions. Ben, Seth, and Alex have a lot of experience with outdoor education and in this episode they are representing only their own points of view, not 

Listen for our “You Tell Me!” questions and for some jokes in one of our concluding segments, called “Philosophunnies.” Reach out to us on Facebook @PhilosophyBakesBread and on Twitter @PhilosophyBB; email us at philosophybakesbread@gmail.com; or call and record a voicemail that we play on the show, at 859.257.1849. Philosophy Bakes Bread is a production of the Society of Philosophers in America (SOPHIA). Check us out online at PhilosophyBakesBread.com and check out SOPHIA at PhilosophersInAmerica.com.

Ep73 - The Character Gap

September 20, 2018 - 03:55

In this 73rd episode of the Philosophy Bakes Bread radio show and podcast, Eric Thomas Weber and Anthony Cashio interview Christian Miller on "The Character Gap," the title of his recent book

Christian is the A. C. Reid Professor of Philosophy at Wake Forest University, where he has been the recipient of grant support from the John Templeton Foundation and the Templeton World Charity Foundation for both The Character Project and The Beacon Project. In addition to his books on moral character and 85 academic articles, Christian has written for The Wall Street Journal, Newsweek, Slate, and The Dallas Morning News.

Listen for our “You Tell Me!” questions and for some jokes in one of our concluding segments, called “Philosophunnies.” Reach out to us on Facebook @PhilosophyBakesBread and on Twitter @PhilosophyBB; email us at philosophybakesbread@gmail.com; or call and record a voicemail that we play on the show, at 859.257.1849. Philosophy Bakes Bread is a production of the Society of Philosophers in America (SOPHIA). Check us out online at PhilosophyBakesBread.com and check out SOPHIA at PhilosophersInAmerica.com.

Ep72 - A Multicultural Manifesto

September 9, 2018 - 03:19

In this 71st episode of the Philosophy Bakes Bread radio show and podcast, Eric Thomas Weber and Anthony Cashio interview Bryan Van Norden on "A Multicultural Manifesto," the subtitle of his recent book Taking Back Philosophy

Bryan is currently Kwan Im Thong Hood Cho Temple Professor at Yale-NUS College. A recipient of Fulbright, National Endowment for the Humanities, and Mellon fellowships, he has been honored as one of The Best 300 Professors in the US by The Princeton Review. He is also Chair Professor in Philosophy in the School of Philosophy at Wuhan University, China, and Professor of Philosophy at Vassar College (USA). He has authored, edited, or translated a number of books on Chinese and comparative philosophy, including Introduction to Classical Chinese Philosophy (2011), Readings in Later Chinese Philosophy (2014, with Justin Tiwald), and Readings in Classical Chinese Philosophy (2nd ed., 2005, with P.J. Ivanhoe).

Listen for our “You Tell Me!” questions and for some jokes in one of our concluding segments, called “Philosophunnies.” Reach out to us on Facebook @PhilosophyBakesBread and on Twitter @PhilosophyBB; email us at philosophybakesbread@gmail.com; or call and record a voicemail that we play on the show, at 859.257.1849. Philosophy Bakes Bread is a production of the Society of Philosophers in America (SOPHIA). Check us out online at PhilosophyBakesBread.com and check out SOPHIA at PhilosophersInAmerica.com.

 

Ep71 - The Not So Golden Rule

September 1, 2018 - 13:03

In this 71st episode of the Philosophy Bakes Bread radio show and podcast, Eric Thomas Weber and Anthony Cashio interview Dan Flores on "The Not So Golden Rule," the title of an essay that Dan published in Philosophy Now magazine.

Dan is a Professor of Philosophy and also the Director of the Northwest Honors College at Houston community college. His interests are within the realm of metaphysics and philosophy of science, specifically causation and explanation; also philosophy of religion and logic. Daniel has a passion for teaching logic. He is also involved with the New Mexico Texas Philosophical Society having served as the Society's President, Secretary, and Editor-In-Chief of the Society's peer reviewed journal, Southwest Philosophical Studies.

Listen for our “You Tell Me!” questions and for some jokes in one of our concluding segments, called “Philosophunnies.” Reach out to us on Facebook @PhilosophyBakesBread and on Twitter @PhilosophyBB; email us at philosophybakesbread@gmail.com; or call and record a voicemail that we play on the show, at 859.257.1849. Philosophy Bakes Bread is a production of the Society of Philosophers in America (SOPHIA). Check us out online at PhilosophyBakesBread.com and check out SOPHIA at PhilosophersInAmerica.com.

 

Ep70 - Human Rights and Political Philosophy

August 25, 2018 - 03:07

In this 70th episode of the Philosophy Bakes Bread radio show and podcast, Eric Thomas Weber and Anthony Cashio talk with Toby Buckle about "Human Rights and Political Philosophy." Toby works for Amnesty International, but in this episode he is representing only his own point of view.

Toby is also the founder and host of the Political Philosophy Podcast, which, according to his Web site, is "a weekly 45-50 minute interview with a philosopher or public figure that digs deep into questions of ethics, intuition, introspection and political morality." Early episodes have covered topics like "Black Atheism," "Neo-Republicanism," and "Corruption and Citizenship." Check out the show and consider subscribing. 

Listen for our “You Tell Me!” questions and for some jokes in one of our concluding segments, called “Philosophunnies.” Reach out to us on Facebook @PhilosophyBakesBread and on Twitter @PhilosophyBB; email us at philosophybakesbread@gmail.com; or call and record a voicemail that we play on the show, at 859.257.1849. Philosophy Bakes Bread is a production of the Society of Philosophers in America (SOPHIA). Check us out online at PhilosophyBakesBread.com and check out SOPHIA at PhilosophersInAmerica.com.