Matthew Sweet examines philosophical problems with a live audience in a pub
Mon 27 Feb 2017
Matthew Sweet examines knotty philosophical conundrums in an abstract pub.
Mon 20 Feb 2017
Is a Jaffa Cake a cake or a biscuit? One for the pub with both beer and philosophy.
Mon 13 Feb 2017
What's wrong with hypocrisy? A question for everyone's favourite abstract pub.
Mon 28 Dec 2015
The Philosopher's Arms asks what sort of people should we bring into the world.
Mon 21 Dec 2015
The Philosopher's Arms asks whether speech can harm.
Mon 14 Dec 2015
The Philosopher's Arms asks how we can want and not want a cream cake.
Mon 7 Dec 2015
Matthew Sweet asks if there is a moral difference between lying and misleading.
Mon 29 Sep 2014
Matthew Sweet and philosopher Janet Radcliffe Richards explore sex equality and pay.
Mon 22 Sep 2014
Matthew Sweet asks what justifies our belief the sun will rise tomorrow.
Mon 15 Sep 2014
How should you decide between two morally troubling courses of action?
Mon 8 Sep 2014
Matthew Sweet asks, should we take a pill to make us less racist?
Tue 27 Sep 2011
Sitting in a pub, Matthew Sweet discovers how real life is full of philosophical problems.
Tue 20 Sep 2011
Matthew ponders the human capacity for greed and altruism. With Kin Binmore.
Tue 13 Sep 2011
Matthew Sweet discovers his daughter is a robot. Should this change how he treats her?
Tue 6 Sep 2011
Should Matthew Sweet plug into a machine that grants a happy but illusory life?
Tue 28 Aug 2012
Matthew Sweet wonders if we have any moral reason to obey the law.
Tue 21 Aug 2012
Matthew Sweet asks: When exactly does a balding man become bald?
Tue 14 Aug 2012
Matthew Sweet discovers his favourite painting is a forgery. But does it really matter?
Tue 20 Aug 2013
Matthew Sweet and philosopher Miranda Fricker look at historic wrongs.
Tue 13 Aug 2013
Pints and philosophical puzzles with Matthew Sweet. Do we have free will?
Tue 6 Aug 2013
Pints and philosophical problems with Matthew Sweet - what is exploitation?
Tue 30 Jul 2013
Pints and philosophical puzzles with Matthew Sweet, discussing free riding and tiny harms.
Tue 7 Aug 2012
Matthew Sweet encounters a problem that affects Man City, criminal trials and the Drifters
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