Philosophy

A collection of TED Talks (and more) on the topic of philosophy.

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How we make choices

8 talks • 2h 31m
Illuminating talks on why some choices are so tough and how we can choose to make better ones. (Or are we in control of our own choices at all?)

Where do ideas come from?

8 talks • 2h 03m
How does the metaphorical lightbulb go off? Is it a flash of genius? The power of crowds? These heady talks explore the nature of ideas themselves: Where they come from, how they evolve, and how each of us can nurture them.

Are we alone in the universe?

6 talks • 1h 27m
Is Earth really the only life-sustaining planet in existence? These speakers think there might just be something or someone else out there, and urge us not to stop the search.

Unsolved Mysteries

8 talks • 2h 05m
We all love parsing the twists and folds of a good old-fashioned mystery -- of all kinds. ("Serial" lovers, this playlist is for you.)

Talks about Philosophy

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