The Why Guy / Sept. 6, 2021

With Francis Brewer

Hosted by Arianna Clark Jonah Woodward

Can Philosophy help you become a better person? Yes! But, also, no... In this episode our hosts, Arianna Clark and Jonah Woodward talk to Francis Brewer about his path to Veganism, the power and limitations of philosophy, aliens, robots, the neural networks of plants, and how he used to think his mum was crazy. 


The Philosophical Therapist / Aug. 30, 2021

With Dr Luis de Miranda

Hosted by Arianna Clark Alexandros Constantinou

Can philosophy help you help others? In the second episode of the mini-series Escaping the Ivory Tower, our host Arianna Clark and philosopher and therapist Dr Luis de Miranda explore possible answers to this question. By going through his life, Luis tells how philosophy helped him improve his listening skills and understand better interactions between human beings. Luis is now a very thoughtful philosophical counselor, who likes to define himself a “philosophical friend” of his patients.


The Recovering Existentialist / Aug. 23, 2021

With Ben Van Loon

Hosted by Arianna Clark

If you’ve ever wondered what people actually do with philosophy, this is the episode for you. From miserable existentialism to ethics in the office - this week our host, Arianna Clark, talks to the resourceful writer and philosopher and communications expert, Ben Van Loon, about his life in Chicago and how he’s navigated it, using his philosophical training to carve a space in the world for him.