Elucidations: A University of Chicago Podcast

A series of interviews with contemporary philosophers, recorded at the University of Chicago

Elucidations is a monthly philosophy podcast recorded at the University of Chicago. Each month, Matt Teichman sits down with a prominent philosopher to talk about their latest work and areas of philosophical expertise. ... More

Episode 112: Myisha Cherry discusses the skill of conversation

What's the difference between a good conversationalist and a bad one?

Episode 111: Greg Kobele discusses mathematical linguistics

How can abstract mathematics help us understand the ability people have to speak?

Episode 110: Chike Jeffers discusses the social and political philosophy of W.E.B. Du Bois

What is the best way forward for racial justice in America?

Episode 109: Bonus Episode with Matt Teichman and Toby Buckle

A joint episode between Elucidations and the Political Philosophy Podcast

Episode 108: Mariam Thalos discusses freedom

This episode is about the labels we use to categorize ourselves and whether it's possible to create our own labels.

Episode 107: Linda Martín Alcoff discusses identity and history

How can the history of your social group affect what it's like for you to be a member of that group?

Episode 106: R. A. Briggs discusses gender

What is gender, anyway?