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By Paul Fairfield
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Paul Fairfield, Philosopher and author, explores the human condition and our times in a series of reflections and interviews. Philosophy is not just for the classroom, it has a place in everyone's world, in these podcasts Paul presents the examined life and how it might apply to you.
||CleanRandom Riffs: A Conversation with Brian Hayman||I am pleased to present you with our inaugural Conversations Podcast, Random Riffs with Brian Hayman. In this podcast we explore the links between jazz improvisation, the culture of organizations and philosophy. Brian is jazz […]||11/14/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanEducation and Indoctrination Podcast||What is the difference between education and indoctrination? Teachers of nearly every kind are likely to agree that the great nemesis of education is what goes by the name of indoctrination. The agreement tends to […]||10/26/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanSocial Media Are Making Us Antisocial Podcast||Has social media brought us together or pulled us apart? In this podcast, Paul Fairfield, Professor of Philosophy at Queen’s University argues for the latter. Social media and electronic technology in general today are becoming […]||10/19/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanAyn Rand Was Right About One Thing: Envy. Podcast||Ayn Rand is one of the 20th century’s most polarizing writers and despite what you might think about her fiction and Objectivist philosophy, the fact remains she was a best selling author and a highly […]||9/15/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanThe Importance of Reading Books Podcast||Do you care about books? Does anyone even read books anymore? What makes books so important in a world which seems to value them less? What is the difference between reading books—e-books, audio books, whatever—or […]||8/11/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanRush Crush Podcast||What is it about this highly unusual rock band that gets them nominated for the list of the greatest of all time? After a career which lasted almost 50 years, why do they belong in […]||8/1/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanPhilosophy For Children Podcast||In this podcast Paul Fairfield asks, can you get children interested in philosophy? And if you could, would you want to? The point here isn’t to make your kids into professional philosophers. A child can come […]||7/25/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanCan Creative Thinking Be Taught? Podcast||In this podcast, Paul Fairfield discusses whether or not it is possible to teach creativity effectively. What role, if any, does formal education play in fostering creative thought or artistic talent? How much does creativity […]||7/22/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanBring Back The Existentialists : Podcast||Existentialism was a movement in continental European philosophy that had its heyday in the early to middle decades of the twentieth century. It has since been superseded by some more recent developments, from hermeneutics and […]||7/15/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanWhy is Bob Dylan The Greatest Songwriter? Podcast||Bob Dylan has been called everything from a genius to an enigma, the original singer-songwriter, “the Shakespeare of songwriting,” and “the poet of our time.” Saying someone is the greatest in their field is hardly […]||7/1/2018||Free||View in iTunes|