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Nothing to do with Philosophy...(I wrote a biography about the architect Ernö Goldfinger)...more on Goldfinger and Trellick Tower here
Posted at 11:44 AM in Erno Goldfinger | Permalink
Thomas Hobbes, the 'Beast of Malmesbury', his reputation and legacy, is the subject of a 10-minute podcast introduced by Julian Baggini of the Philosophers' Magazine...it includes brief contributions from five philosophers who have contributed to the Philosophy Bites podcast that I make with David Edmonds: Quentin Skinner (listen to my podcast interview with him on Hobbes on the state), Anthony Kenny (listen to him talking about his history of philosophy), Mary Warnock (listen to my interview with her about philosophy and public life) Jonathan Rée (listen to his views on philosophy as an art) and John Cottingham (listen to John Cottingham on the meaning of life).
It's nice that some other philosophers having a go at podcasting.
Posted at 10:02 PM in Podcasts | Permalink
Aesthetics - Classic Theories, Tate Modern. Notes from the first session of this course are on my weblog Art and Allusion. This course is one of three courses on Aesthetics I'm teaching at Tate Modern over the next nine months (each is free standing). I will be putting notes from all 3 courses on www.artandallusion.com.
Posted at 08:30 AM in Aesthetics Course | Permalink
Machiavelli's book The Prince seems relevant to almost every political age. A recent article in The New Yorker brings out some of the insights into the present reading Machiavelli today can offer.
Quentin Skinner's podcast on The Prince on Philosophy Bites sets the book in its original context.
Posted at 07:36 AM in Current Affairs, Machiavelli, Political Philosophy | Permalink
Oxford University, which is launching on iTunesU on 7th October, has interviewed David Edmonds and me about our podcast Philosophy Bites and about podcasting in general for the Oxonians podcast (David is an Oxford graduate, and we have interviewed many Oxford philosophers).
Listen to Oxford University podcast about Philosophy Bites.
Posted at 11:32 AM in Philosophy Bites, Podcasts | Permalink
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