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Old 25th September 2018, 08:00 PM   #1
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Philosophy in you tube?

I've been trying to find a good listening source for philosophy. Like a beginner course. I tried "wireless philosophy" you tube channel. Right off the bat I felt like the short instructive videos were apologetics for faith and reading a few comments confirmed my feeling.
I do quite a bit of driving day time. A good listening source would support my night time reading.
I'll appreciate any recommendation.

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Old 25th September 2018, 08:02 PM   #2
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When it comes to philosophy I'd rather go with podcasts.
Not that I'm suggesting that Philosophers have such poor grooming that it disqualifies them from appearing on video....
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Old 25th September 2018, 09:22 PM   #3
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There's the CrashCourse on Philosophy on YouTube. I haven't watched it, but some of the other ones on crashcourse have seemed not terrible. I was enjoying some of the statistics one (having forgotten darn near most of anything I picked up in college).
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Old 25th September 2018, 09:29 PM   #4
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YouTuber Rocky C posts audiobook chapters from Will Durant's "The Story of Philosophy" and other works.

https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCWy...wejjLlgZYeJ1-w
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Old 25th September 2018, 11:10 PM   #5
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- Click on any random youtube video.

- Read the comments.

And there you have the philosophy of nihilism.
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Old 26th September 2018, 03:00 AM   #6
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The best online philosophy course I've done is a filmed semester of a Yale University degree course presented by Professor Shelly Kagan. It's videos, but it's mostly him sitting cross legged on his desk talking to his students and answering their questions, so you won't miss much if you just listen. It's over 20 lectures, each about 45 minutes long.

You'll find the first one here:

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=p2J7wSuFRl8

The course is called Death, but don't let that put you off.
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Old 26th September 2018, 03:16 AM   #7
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You could try BBC's "In Our Time" - https://www.bbc.co.uk/programmes/p01...odes/downloads

45 minutes podcasts.
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Old 26th September 2018, 08:08 AM   #8
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Originally Posted by BowlOfRed View Post
There's the CrashCourse on Philosophy on YouTube.
This was going to be my recommendation. Here's the playlist. I would advise limiting yourself to one episode a day, so you can give yourself time to process and reflect upon what you learned.
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Old 26th September 2018, 08:11 AM   #9
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2nding/3rding Crash Course (and not just for philosophy)
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Old 26th September 2018, 11:18 PM   #10
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Great info.
Plenty to listen to.
Thank you all.
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