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Philosophy: The Classics

Nigel Warburton

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Philosophy: The Classics
Philosophy: The Classics

Philosophy: The Classics

Nigel Warburton

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Author Nigel Warburton reads from his book Philosophy: The Classics which is an introduction to 27 key works in the history of Philosophy

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Soren Kierkegaard - Either/Or

Soren Kierkegaard's Either/Or is an oblique but brilliant contribution to philosophy. In this episode of Philosophy: The Classics author Nigel Warburton summarises the book and considers several interpretations of it.

16 MIN2008 JUL 22
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Soren Kierkegaard - Either/Or

John Stuart Mill - Utilitarianism

Is it better to be a happy pig or a sad Socrates? John Stuart Mill's Utilitarianism is the topic of this episode of Philosophy: The Classics.

13 MIN2008 APR 17
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John Stuart Mill - Utilitarianism

John Stuart Mill On Liberty

Published in 1859, the same year as Darwin's Origin of Species, John Stuart Mill's On Liberty remains the classic statement of individual freedom. Here I summarise some of its main themes and outline some criticisms that have been made of it.

17 MIN2008 APR 4
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John Stuart Mill On Liberty

Latest Episodes

Soren Kierkegaard - Either/Or

Soren Kierkegaard's Either/Or is an oblique but brilliant contribution to philosophy. In this episode of Philosophy: The Classics author Nigel Warburton summarises the book and considers several interpretations of it.

16 MIN2008 JUL 22
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Soren Kierkegaard - Either/Or

John Stuart Mill - Utilitarianism

Is it better to be a happy pig or a sad Socrates? John Stuart Mill's Utilitarianism is the topic of this episode of Philosophy: The Classics.

13 MIN2008 APR 17
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John Stuart Mill - Utilitarianism

John Stuart Mill On Liberty

Published in 1859, the same year as Darwin's Origin of Species, John Stuart Mill's On Liberty remains the classic statement of individual freedom. Here I summarise some of its main themes and outline some criticisms that have been made of it.

17 MIN2008 APR 4
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John Stuart Mill On Liberty

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