Philosophers In Space
Summary: We've trapped two philosophers in deep space for your amusement. To stave off space madness, they're beaming back podcasts where they overanalyze science fiction to mine it for delicious philosophical concepts. Tune in to our fun little experiment, with samplings from Black Mirror, Star Trek, Rick and Morty, and many more! Live long and philosopher.
0G10: Brave New world and Genetic Engineering, Part 2
0G9: Brave New World and Utilitarianism, Part 1
0G8: Autofac and Self-Replicating Systems
0G7: Altered Carbon and the Mind/Body Problem
0G6: Arrival and Sapir-Whorf
Listener Qs #1
0G5: Twilight Zone and the Chinese Room
0G4: Star Trek: TNG and AI Personhood
0G3: Futurama and Mereology
0G2: Rick and Morty and Possible Worlds
We break down one of the most popular episodes of Black Mirror and consider our first great thought experiment, Nozick’s experience machine. In the bonus content, Thomas breaks out the wet blankets for everyone.