John Cleese on the good bits of philosophy

Why philosophy is important in a few audio files – usually less than one minute long. Enjoy!

Track 1: What is it that philosophers do? (0:55)

Track 2: Living the ideal of a scientific life (0:42)

Track 3: Living the ideal of a scientific life (0:34)

Track 4: We move in a formation (0:41)

Track 5: The meaning of life (0:36)

Track 6: Obligations to future generations (0:41)

Track 7: Desiring what we don’t have (0:52)

Track 8: Life seems better elsewhere (0:38)

Track 9: Who philosophy has inspired (0:46)

Track 10: Is it good the world is becoming more uniform? (1:00)

Track 11: Mystery and politics (0:40)

Track 12: Philosophy bakes no bread, so what is it good for? (0:52)

Track 13: Quality of life or quantity? (0:33)

Track 14: Courage is knowing what to fear (0:50)

Track 15: Is seeing our dreams fulfilled terrible? (0:35)

Track 16: Values change (0:44)

Track 17: How should one decide what to do? (0:40)

Track 18: Philosophy seems so harmless and yet ideas really matter (0:32)

Track 19: The 21st century belongs to philosophy (0:42)

Track 20: How can we tell if our neighbours are any good? (0:40)

Track 21: Why are we afraid to die? (0:31)

Track 22: Is it more important in life to get what we want or to like what we get? (0:38)

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