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Episode 3: Postmodernism / Sept. 11, 2020

With Dr David Baker

Hosted by Hamish Stewart

Edited by Signe Emilie Eriksen

Have you ever wondered what Postmodernism is? A hugely influential movement during the second half of the 20th century, it has gone on to influence contemporary philosophy in countless ways. Today, David Baker, a Professor in the Department of English and Comparative Literature at UNC, talks us through what Postmodernist philosophy looked like, and the difficulties inherent in defining anything Postmodern. Hamish Stewart and guest host Max Forster join David in discussion.

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Episode 2: Pain / Sept. 4, 2020

With Dr Jennifer Corns

Hosted by Ross Patrizio Alexandros Constantinou

Edited by Constantinos Stylianou

What is pain? Is it physical, mental, or both? What are the real-world implications of research in the philosophy of pain? Dr. Jennifer Corns, lecturer in Philosophy of Mind at the University of Glasgow, joins Ross Patrizio and Alexandros Constantinou to discuss these questions and many more in this episode of Thoughts.

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Collab: GU History Podcast on the Spanish Civil War / Aug. 31, 2020

With Nathan MacLennan, John Hill, and Robbie Paterson

Hosted by Arianna Clark Jasmine Hunt

Edited by Constantinos Stylianou

On this episode Jasmine and Arianna chat to Nathan, John, and Robbie about their History podcast “GUHS Podcast”. After discussing John’s latent carpentry ambitions, Arianna and Jasmine learn a lot of history in 5 minutes as the boys discuss their upcoming plans for future episodes, including one spawned by Robbie’s reading of George Orwell’s ‘Homage to Catalonia’.

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Episode 1: Time Travel / Aug. 28, 2020

With Dr Steph Rennick

Hosted by Hamish Stewart

Edited by Constantinos Stylianou

Hello, and welcome to the first ever episode of Glasgow University Philosophy Department’s Podcast, Thoughts! Today we’ll be discussing time travel: an oft discussed, but rarely properly examined, topic. Joining us is Dr Stephanie Rennick, Glasgow University researcher, and hosting today is Hamish Stewart.