Matthew ponders the human capacity for greed and altruism. With Kin Binmore. Read more
The Ultimatum Game
Matthew ponders the human capacity for greed and altruism. With Kin Binmore.
Sitting in a pub, Matthew Sweet discovers how real life is full of philosophical problems.
Matthew Sweet encounters a problem that affects Man City, criminal trials and the Drifters
What Makes a Fake a Fake?
Matthew Sweet discovers his favourite painting is a forgery. But does it really matter?
Matthew Sweet asks: When exactly does a balding man become bald?
Morality and the Law
Matthew Sweet wonders if we have any moral reason to obey the law.
Pints and philosophical puzzles with Matthew Sweet, discussing free riding and tiny harms.
Pints and philosophical problems with Matthew Sweet - what is exploitation?
Pints and philosophical puzzles with Matthew Sweet. Do we have free will?
Matthew Sweet and philosopher Miranda Fricker look at historic wrongs.
Matthew Sweet asks, should we take a pill to make us less racist?
How should you decide between two morally troubling courses of action?
Matthew Sweet asks what justifies our belief the sun will rise tomorrow.
Matthew Sweet and philosopher Janet Radcliffe Richards explore sex equality and pay.
Lying and Misleading
Matthew Sweet asks if there is a moral difference between lying and misleading.
Weakness of Will
The Philosopher's Arms asks how we can want and not want a cream cake.
The Philosopher's Arms asks whether speech can harm.
The Philosopher's Arms asks what sort of people should we bring into the world.
What's wrong with hypocrisy? A question for everyone's favourite abstract pub.
Cake or Biscuit?
Is a Jaffa Cake a cake or a biscuit? One for the pub with both beer and philosophy.
Matthew Sweet examines knotty philosophical conundrums in an abstract pub.