Nigel Warburton has launched a new podcast series Philosophy Sites, consisting of interviews about places linked with philosophers. This is also available here on iTunes. The first episode is an interview with Ray Monk, author of Ludwig Wittgenstein: the duty of genius, on Wittgenstein's grave in Cambridge. The second episode is an interview with Jonathan Wolff, author of Why Read Marx Today?, on Marx's flat at 28 Dean Street, Soho in London. Next up is an interview with Philip Schofield on Jeremy Bentham's Auto-Icon.
David Edmonds has also launched a new podcast series, Philosophy 24/7 www.philosophy247.org and on iTunes, consisting of interviews with philosophers and specifically focusing on moral and political issues. The first two interviews are with Rebecca Roache, and Anders Sandberg. He also has a new website at www.davidedmonds.info
Philosophy Bites Again (OUP), the third of our Philosophy Bites books, is about to appear in paperback in the UK...
The Philosophy Bites podcast is now available on Spotify - mobile site only (as well as on iTunes, and from this site. There is also a Philosophy Bites app available from the iTunes app store, and also an Android version).
Nigel's article 'Choosing to be European' will be published in issue 14 of the New European newspaper.
Philosophy in the Bookshop (Blackwell's bookshop, Oxford)
Nigel Warburton is interviewing a number of philosophers at Blackwell's bookshop in Oxford for the series Philosophy in the Bookshop. All events are free and no booking is required. Forthcoming interviews:
Saturday 5th November 11am Blackwell's Bookshop, Oxford (free): Nigel interviews Philosophy Bites interviewee Adrian Moore on Infinity. Adrian has a 10-part BBC Radio 4 series A History of the Infinite.
Tuesday 1st Nov. 7.30pm Nigel will be interviewing wife and husband team Jela Krečič and Slavoj Žižek at Conway Hall, London. Details here.
Wednesday 2nd Nov. 6.30p.m. , Nigel Will be interviewing Slavoj Žižek at Blackwell's bookshop, Oxford - details here.
David Edmonds has edited a selection of short blogposts from the Uehiro Centre for Practical Ethics website. This has just been published as the book Philosophers Take on the World (OUP).
Big Ideas in Social Science (SAGE publishing) edited by David Edmonds and Nigel Warburton - this is based on the podcast series Social Science Bites and consists of modified transcripts of 18 interviews with social scientists, including Kate Pickett, Jonathan Haidt, Stephen Pinker, Ann Oakley, Robert J. Shiller, Bruce Hood, Robin Dunbar, David Goldblatt and others.