Out of the Vat

Out of the Vat #7 – Philip Goff

26 June 2020|

Philip Goff is Assistant Professor of Philosophy at Durham University. In this episode, Philip discusses everything from panpsychism and the problem of consciousness to Philip Pullman and talking philosophy on the high seas…

Out of the Vat #6 – Mahon O’Brien

7 April 2020|

Mahon O’Brien is a Senior Lecturer in Philosophy at the University of Sussex. He specialises in phenomenology. In this episode we speak to Mahon about Heidegger, horse racing, and his obsessive adolescent listening habits…

Out of the Vat #5 – Heather Widdows

4 February 2020|

Heather Widdows is John Ferguson Professor of Global Ethics and Deputy Pro-Vice Chancellor Research at the University of Birmingham. In this episode we talk to Heather about beauty, choice, and re-reading Twilight…

Out of the Vat #4 – Brian Glenney

12 November 2019|

Brian Glenney specialises in the philosophy of perception, with a specific interest in Molyneux’s Question. In this episode we talk to Brian about perception, illusion and (literally) seeing the world through the eyes of another being…

Out of the Vat #3 – Katherine Furman

3 September 2019|

Katherine Furman is a Philosopher of Public Policy at University College Cork – soon to move to the University of Liverpool. In this episode Katherine talks about AIDS denialism, expertise and growing up in South Africa…

Out of the Vat #2 – Richard Ashcroft

25 June 2019|

Richard Ashcroft is Professor of Bioethics and Deputy Head of the Department of Law at Queen Mary University of London. In this episode, Richard discusses his recent work on utopias, his love of trains, and “the other Richard Ashcroft”…

Out of the Vat #1 – Steven French

7 May 2019|

Steven French is a Professor of Philosophy of Science at the University of Leeds. In this episode, Steven discusses his current interest in phenomenological approaches to quantum mechanics, and recounts his early forays into art-rock journalism…