Metaphysics is the philosophical study of reality. But what does that mean? Philosopher Kit Fine explains what metaphysics is and what it can tell us in conversation with Nigel Warburton in this episode of the Philosophy Bites podcast.
Many philosophers self-identify as 'analytic' or 'continental' philosophers. But does this sort of label make sense? Brian Leiter, who, amongst other things, is an expert on Nietzsche, is sceptical of the value of the terms as typically used. In this episode of the Philosophy Bites podcast he explains why.
Stephen Neale discusses questions of meaning and interpretation in everyday life and in the law in this episode of the Philosophy Bites podcast. How relevant are intentions? Do words carry their meanings independently of the contexts in which they are used?