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A Conversation with Tim Crane and Simon Blackburn

   1 media item
   3,604 total views

Recording of Simon Blackburn, interviewing the new Knightbridge Professor, Tim Crane on 11th Feb 2010. Professor Crane talks about his connections with Cambridge, his philosophy and his views on the educational system in Cambridge. An extract of the conversation is printed in Issue 7 of the...

Institution: Faculty of Philosophy

Created: Mon 29 Mar 2010


Arguing about torture

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   7,277 total views

More than 20 years ago, international law declared torture a crime that can never be justified and yet governments continue to do it. Professor David Luban examinesthe ethical issues surrounding its use. Lecture sponsored by Routledge. Recorded Friday 21st October 2011.

Institution: Faculty of Philosophy

Created: Mon 24 Oct 2011


Art and Morality

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   15,016 total views

Art and Morality - A brief talk and discussion by Professor Derek Matravers on morally dubious works of art. Can a morally dubious work of art still be a great work of art? Recorded at the Alumni weekend Saturday 24th September 2011.

Institution: Faculty of Philosophy

Created: Mon 26 Sep 2011


Aspects of Philosophy at Cambridge

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Podcast recordings taken at the Aspects of Philosophy at Cambridge Conference held at Hughes Hall, Pavilion Room, November 19th to 20th 2010.

Institution: Faculty of Philosophy

Created: Mon 13 Dec 2010


Conceptions of Press Freedom

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   10,689 total views

Professor Onora O'Neill discusses philosophical conceptions of press freedom in historical and contemporary terms, raising some thought-provoking questions. Festival of Ideas talk recorded Wednesday 22 October 2008.

Institution: Faculty of Philosophy

Created: Mon 27 Oct 2008


Conference on Bernard Williams and the Ancients

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The keynote talk given by Prof. MM McCabe (Emeritus Professor of Ancient Philosophy King's College, London) at the Conference on Bernard Williams and the Ancients held at Newnham College, Cambridge on 19th September 2016.

Institution: Faculty of Philosophy

Created: Tue 20 Sep 2016


D H Mellor

   4 media items
   10,762 total views

Public lectures and radio broadcasts on philosophy by D H Mellor, on Induction, philosophical words, and the philosopher F P Ramsey. Full information about these items is available on his DSpace collection, at http://www.dspace.cam.ac.uk/handle/1810/463 , where they are freely available for...

Institution: Faculty of Philosophy

Created: Mon 13 Oct 2008


Festival of Ideas - Identity and Immortality

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   130 total views

A talk given by Professor Rae Langton as part of the Cambridge Festival of Ideas. What makes you identical with that baby, born years ago on your birthday? Could what enables you to survive life, also enable you to survive death? Belief in immortality may come from wishful thinking (Hume), but...

Institution: Faculty of Philosophy

Created: Thu 23 Oct 2014


Fiction, emotion and imagination

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   3,737 total views

Dr Cain Todd looks at the philosophical problem of why we have emotional responses to fictional artworks and whether there may be a distinctive class of 'aesthetic emotions'. Festival of Ideas talk recorded Friday 29th October 2010.

Institution: Faculty of Philosophy

Created: Mon 1 Nov 2010


Future Directions in Epistemology: Formal, Informal, Applied

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Talks given at the Future Directions in Epistemology: Formal, Informal, Applied - BARSEA conference in Epistemology held at the Faculty of Philosophy, University of Cambridge from 25th to 26th February 2017. The conference was generously supported by the British Academy with a British Academy...

Institution: Faculty of Philosophy

Created: Tue 28 Feb 2017


G.E. Moore and Cambridge Philosophy

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Lecture on G.E. Moore given by Professor Thomas Baldwin as part of the Philosophy Events for the Alumni Weekend on Saturday 27th September 2008.

Moore played a central role in the study of Philosophy in Cambridge during the first half of the twentieth century. This lecture concentrated on...

Institution: Faculty of Philosophy

Created: Mon 6 Oct 2008


Happiness and Sustainability

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   1,999 total views

Professor John O'Neill addresses two questions about sustainability: Is it possible to maintain or improve well-being without increasing consumption? Is it possible to extend the time-horizon of individuals and institutions so that the interests of future persons can be better made to count in...

Institution: Faculty of Philosophy

Created: Mon 31 Oct 2011


Intentionality: New Directions

   8 media items
   232 total views

This is the media page for 'Intentionality: New Directions', a workshop on intentionality, the mind’s capacity to represent the world. The workshop took place at Peterhouse, Cambridge, 21-23 March 2017. It set aside reductive approaches to intentionality, and instead focused on studying...

Institution: Faculty of Philosophy

Created: Sat 8 Apr 2017


Iris Murdoch and the Rejection of Existentialism

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Iris Murdoch and the Rejection of Existentialism - Richard Moran examines the characterization of Sartrean existentialism in Iris Murdoch's The Sovereignty of Good and other writings. Routledge Lecture in Philosophy recorded 30 October 2008.

Institution: Faculty of Philosophy

Created: Mon 3 Nov 2008


Joint Session 2014

   6 media items
   426 total views

Recordings made at the 88th Joint Session of the Aristotelian Society and the Mind Association held at the University of Cambridge 11th to 13th July 2014. The Joint Session is a three-day conference in philosophy that is held annually during the summer by the Aristotelian Society and the Mind...

Institution: Faculty of Philosophy

Created: Mon 18 Aug 2014


Limits of Duty

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Talks recorded at the Limits of Duty workshop at Newnham College Cambridge on 14th June 2013. The purpose of the workshop is primarily to foster engagement with issues of supererogation, (over) demandingness, and the value and foundation of duty, and other issues surrounding the limits of duty...

Institution: Faculty of Philosophy

Created: Fri 21 Jun 2013


Moral Sciences Club

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   31,439 total views

Recordings of talks at the Faculty of Philosophy Moral Sciences Club.

Institution: Faculty of Philosophy

Created: Mon 20 May 2013


New Directions in the Study of the Mind

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   2,434 total views

This is the media page for the New Directions in the Study of the Mind project based in the Philosophy Faculty of the University of Cambridge. It is supported by the John Templeton Foundation. Here you will be able to find audio recordings of the project's weekly seminar. In the future, you'll also...

Institution: Faculty of Philosophy

Created: Thu 27 Oct 2016


Philosophy as Dialogue

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Philosophy has always thrived on discussion. Socratic dialogue remains at its heart. Dr Nigel Warburton explores some of the great philosophical dialogues as well as the broader significance of critical debate in philosophy. Recorded at the Alumni weekend Saturday 27th September 2014.

Institution: Faculty of Philosophy

Created: Fri 3 Oct 2014


Remembering Casimir Lewy: the man, his life and his philosophy

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Dr Casimir Lewy (1919-1991) spent more than 30 years at Cambridge University as a lecturer in moral science (philosophy) and as a Fellow of Trinity College. In 1985 Exercises in Analysis, which included papers by nine of his former students, was published as a token of their gratitude. The...

Institution: Faculty of Philosophy

Created: Wed 15 Feb 2017


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