The Philosopher's Nest

S1E7 - Alexandra Gustafson on Love, Public Philosophy, and Disabilities in Academia

Alexandra Gustafson is a graduate philosophy student at the University of Toronto. We’ll be talking about Alexandra's work on the philosophy of love, her experiences writing public philosophy, and her thoughts on managing and accommodating disabilities in academia. If, after listening, you’d like to get in touch with Alexandra, you can email her at a.gustafson@mail.utoronto.ca, and Alexandra is also active on Twitter at @alexxguss.

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S1E6 - Tomy Ames on Taking Time Out of Academia, Aphantasia, and Interdisciplinary PhD Programs

Tomy Ames is a graduate student in the Philosophy, Neuroscience and Psychology (PNP) program at Washington University in St Louis (WUSTL). We’ll be talking about Tomy’s transition from a career in business to graduate philosophy, his experiences in the PNP program at WUSTL, and his research on aphantasia and episodic memory. If, after listening, you’d like to get in touch with Tomy, you can find his email address listed on his website: www.tomyames.com, and Tomy is also active on Twitter at @tomyames.

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S1E5 - Virginie Simoneau-Gilbert on Animal Ethics, Rhodes Scholarships, and Public Philosophy

Virginie Simoneau-Gilbert is a graduate philosophy student at the University of Oxford. We’ll be talking about her research in animal ethics, applying for a Rhodes Scholarship, and her experiences with public philosophy. If, after listening, you'd like to get in touch with Virginie, you can find her email address listed on her website: www.virginiesimoneaugilbert.com.

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S1E4 - Eric Shoemaker on Grad Life at UToronto, Political Random Selection, and Philosophy Conferences

Eric Shoemaker is a graduate student at the University of Toronto. We’ll be talking about Eric’s background in philosophy and his extensive experience presenting at conferences, as well as his research on random selection in democratic representation. If, after listening, you’d like to get in touch with Eric, you can reach him at eric.shoemaker@mail.utoronto.ca.

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S1E3 - Emma Curran on Doing 'Less than Best' and the Practical Relevance of Philosophy

Emma Curran is a graduate philosophy student at the University of Cambridge. Her research focuses on the ethics of 'doing less than best' and how that maps onto our obligations to future people. In this episode, we discuss her research as well as her views on the practical relevance of philosophy.

You can learn more about Emma's research on her website www.emmajcurran.co.uk or get in contact at ejc97@cam.ac.uk.

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S1E2 - Jen Semler on AI, Icelandic Studies, Women in Philosophy, and Publishing

Jen Semler is a graduate philosophy student at the University of Oxford. Jen's research is focussed on the moral status of AI and population ethics. In this episode, we discuss Jen's work on AI and moral agency, her experiences studying Medieval Icelandic Literature, her experiences as a woman in philosophy, and her thoughts on publishing as an incoming graduate student.

You can find Jen at www.jensemler.com, on Twitter at @jensemler, or via email at jen.semler@philosophy.ox.ac.uk.

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2 months ago

S1E1 - Jordan Scott on Applying to UK & US Grad Programs, Race, and Publishing

Jordan Scott is a graduate philosophy student at Rutgers University. Jordan's research is focussed on the philosophy of race, epistemic normativity, and the relationship between the two. In this episode, we discuss Jordan's experiences as a British student studying in the USA, his work on defining racism, and his experiences publishing in Analysis as a first-year graduate student.

If you want to get in touch with Jordan, you can find his email address listed on the graduate students page on the Rutgers Philosophy website.

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The Philosopher's Nest is a podcast dedicated to showcasing the work, insights, and experiences of graduate students in philosophy. This podcast is generously supported by the Faculty of Philosophy at the University of Oxford and Linacre College, Oxford.

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