Category: Podcasts

Night Waves on the good life

This week’s episodes of BBC Radio 3’s Night Waves are on the good life. I was in on a discussion on Monday. Podcast here. It got quite lively…

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Posthumous pardons

Night Waves had a discussion on forgiveness this week, which I took part in (last 10 minutes or so.) We were reflecting on a number of recent instances where the secular state has been exorted to forgive and yet seems

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Philosophy Now Radio

… is into its new run. Last week, Grant Bartley talked with myself on Wellbeing and two fellow Art of Living authors, Ziyad Marar, who wrote Deception, and Piers Benn, whose new title Commitment is out later this year. Do

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Nudge, Epicurus and egoistic friendship

Talking about Epicureanism at The Idler Academy last night, I was encouraged that people responded warily to Epicurus’ attitude towards friendship. It is radically self-interested. Though he can celebrate friendship ‘dancing around the world’ announcing blessedness, and he wrote a

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The Reiths online

The BBC has put online the archive from the Reith Lectures. Hours of happy listening. I picked Edward Norman from 1978 as an entrĂ©e. He’s entertainingly spikey, with none of the politeness I expect of today’s. A sign of our

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Reality check

The School of Life has produced a first set of podcasts, including some possibly familiar voices. Would be interested to know what you think, if you get a chance to listen…

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How the light gets in – vodcasts

A couple of my contributions from How The Light Gets In are now online, alongside many others… How To Be An Agnostic Of Gods and Monsters

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