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Some Light Relief

When excogitating the nature of reality, plumbing the depths of knowledge and value, and distinguishing right from wrong get too much for you, light relief is at hand.


Famous Philosophers Talk the Talk

Bertrand Russell on religious belief: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=2aPOMUTr1qw

If you are interested in debates about global warming our responsibilities to future generations you might find Bertie very relevant: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=g3jnEqXhDNI

Fo anyone seriously interested in philosophy: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=YR4_wjjYe5A&feature=related

Perhaps the most influential philosopher of the twentieth century. Terrible but fascinating: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=9_vYz4nQUcs

Philosophy’s  greatest  power couple - Sartre and De Beauvoir: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=5lFLO16TRPQ

Visited by Mrs Premise and Mr Conclusion. http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=crIJvcWkVcs

Oxford Linguistic Philosophy. Still very influential. http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=FtbuvgLEreQ  and http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=kA-rc3G2Kig&feature=related

Spot the difference! http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=HVQrpok9KPA

Foucault v Chomsky http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=kawGakdNoT0

The full list of philosophybites interviews.


The Best Philosophy Quiz! 

A work of genius which shows that there is no such thing as wasting time doing a philosophy PhD. Which philosopher murdered his wife? Which philosopher was bashed to death by his sadistic lover when he started talking about semantics one too many times?  Who said philosophy and the study of the actual world have the same relation to one another as onanism and sexual love? PLAY ON!

http://web.mit.edu/philos/www/triviaquiz06/


How Good Are You Really?

Test your moral IQ. Would you kill the fat man?

http://www.philosophyexperiments.com/fatman/Default.aspx


What’s The Point?

Did you know that Bruce Lee, Lady Gaga and Steve Martin all studied philosophy?  Can you make it onto this list?

http://www.usi.edu/libarts/phil/peoplelist.pdf

http://www.philosophybites.com/