By Nigel Warburton
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Nigel Warburton interviews a range of experts on places associated with philosophers.
||CleanJohn Kaag on Henry David Thoreau and Walden Pond||On July 4th 1845, David Henry Thoreau went to live in a small cabin near the shore of Walden Pond, in Massachussetts. He stayed there alone for two years, and wrote about his experiences in the book that became Walden. John Kaag, an expert on American..||20 5 2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanPhilip Schofield on Jeremy Bentham's Auto-Icon||Jeremy Bentham (1748 - 1832) left instructions that his body should be turned into a kind of relic-statue, an auto-icon, after his death. The result is now in University College London. Bentham expert Philip Schofield discusses this fascinating...||15 2 2017||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanJonathan Wolff on Marx in Soho||Karl Marx came to England in 1849, and settled in Dean Street, Soho, London, where he lived in extreme poverty for six years before his circumstances improved. Jonathan Wolff, author of Why Read Marx Today? discusses Marx's Soho years and their...||7 10 2016||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanRay Monk on Wittgenstein's Grave||Ludwig Wittgenstein's grave in Cambridge is a simple slab of stone with minimal inscription. In this episode of the Philosophy Sites podcast Ray Monk discusses Wittgenstein's grave, which leads to a discussion about his approach to design, culture,...||20 9 2016||Free||View in iTunes|