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What makes a philosophical mind? In conversation with Dan Dennett

What makes a philosophical mind? In conversation with Dan Dennett

Nick Spencer speaks with renowned philosopher Daniel Dennett. 14/11/2023

For over 50 years now, Dan Dennett has written highly–praised, thoughtfully and provocatively on major philosophical issues.

His ideas about consciousness, evolution, freedom – and, of course, theism – have provoked wonder and anger.

In this week’s episode, Nick Spencer speaks to Dan Dennett, about philosophy, Darwinism, naturalism and theism.


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Nick Spencer

Nick Spencer

Nick is Senior Fellow at Theos. He is the author of a number of books and reports, including Magisteria: the entangled histories of science and religion (Oneworld, 2023), The Political Samaritan: how power hijacked a parable (Bloomsbury, 2017), The Evolution of the West (SPCK, 2016) and Atheists: The Origin of the Species (Bloomsbury, 2014). He is host of the podcast Reading Our Times.

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Posted 14 November 2023

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