The Philosopher's Nest
1 year ago

S1E31 - Elliott Thornley on Population Ethics, Global Catastrophic Risks, and Writing an Integrated Thesis

Today we're going to be joined by Elliott Thornley, a DPhil student at the University of Oxford. We'll be talking about Elliott’s work on population ethics and global priorities research, as well as his thoughts on writing an integrated thesis rather than a monograph thesis. If, after listening, you'd like to get in touch with Elliott, you can find his email address on his website: www.elliott-thornley.com, and you can follow him on twitter at @ElliottThornley.

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1 year ago

S1E29 - Elizabeth Cantalamessa on Wyoming, Adjuncting, and Humor

Elizabeth Cantalamessa is a PhD student at the University of Miami. We'll be talking about Elizabeth's background in philosophy, her time in Wyoming, her stint as an adjunct professor before commencing her doctoral studies, and, of course, her doctoral research in the philosophy of humour. If, after listening, you would like to get in touch with Elizabeth, you can email her at eac164@miami.edu.

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1 year ago

S1E28 - Levin Güver on the Boundaries between Law and Philosophy, Picking a Good Supervisor, and Intention in Law

Today we're going to be joined by Levin Güver, a PhD student at University College London. We'll be talking about Levin’s segue from a career in law to academic philosophy and his research on action and intention in the philosophy of law. If, after listening, you'd like to find out more about Levin’s work, you can find his website at www.levinguever.com, or you can get in touch at levin.guever@gmail.com.

Factual error: at 5:54, Kyle refers to Levin doing a PhD in philosophy. In fact, Levin is doing a PhD in Law.

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S1E25 - Kerry Langsdale on Time and Self-Funded PhDs

Kerry Langsdale is a PhD student at the Uni of Nottingham. We'll be talking about Kerry's background transitioning from the private sector to a PhD in philosophy, her experiences as a self-funded PhD student and her work, both public-facing and academic, on the philosophy of time. Kerry is always open to new collaborations and ideas, especially on her interdisciplinary project, the art of time. You can find more details on her website: www.kerrylangsdale.co.uk/collaborations or email her at kerry.langsdale@nottingham.ac.uk .

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1 year ago

S1E24 - Sophie Gibert on the Ethics of Influencing Others and Teaching as a PhD Student

Today we're going to be joined by Sophie Gibert, a PhD student at MIT. We'll be talking about Sophie’s background transitioning from medicine to philosophy, her doctoral research on the ethics of influencing the behaviour of others, and her thoughts and experiences on the teaching side of things. If, after listening, you'd like to get in touch with Sophie, you can email her at sgibert@mit.edu, and you can read more about Sophie’s research on her website: www.sophiegibert.com.

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S1E23 - Logan Mitchell on PhD Admissions Waitlists and the Ethics of Mindfulness

Today we're going to be joined by Logan Mitchell, a PhD student at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill. We'll be talking about Logan’s segue from a career in musical theatre to academic philosophy and their research on mindfulness as it relates to moral philosophy and moral psychology. If, after listening, you'd like to get in touch with Logan, you can email them at lmitchell@unc.edu.

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1 year ago

S1E22 - Cara-Julie Kather on Philosophy in non-Philosophy Departments, Feminism and Mathematics, and Sexual Harrassment in Academia

Today we're going to be joined by Cara-Julie Kather, a PhD student at the Leuphana University of Lüneburg. We'll be talking about Cara's experiences doing philosophy in a cultural studies department, her feminist take on the epistemic practices of mathematics, and her thoughts on sexual harrassment and violence in academia. If, after listening, you'd like to get in touch with Cara, you can email her at carajulie.kather@gmail.com, or you can follow her on Twitter: @CaraKather.

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