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David Edmonds

David Edmonds is an award-winning radio feature maker at the BBC World Service. He studied at Oxford University, has a PhD in philosophy from the Open University, and has held fellowships at the universities of Chicago and Michigan. He is also a senior research associate at the Oxford Uehiro Centre for Practical Ethics. Edmonds is the author of several books, and with Nigel Warburton he produces the popular podcast series Philosophy Bites

Books by David Edmonds

Interviews with David Edmonds

The best books on The Vienna Circle, recommended by David Edmonds

Members of ‘the Vienna Circle’ had strong views on what can and cannot be meaningfully said. They’ve had an enormous impact on modern philosophy, partly because the arrival of fascist rule in Austria scattered them around the world. Here, philosopher David Edmonds, author of The Murder of Professor Schlick, introduces us to their ideas, their milieu and the poignant background to their lives and thinking.

The best books on Ethical Problems, recommended by David Edmonds

Given the choice between allowing five people to die, and killing one person, what would you do? What is the utilitarian argument for vegetarianism? Should we be able to sell our kidneys? The philosopher suggests some answers and picks the best books on ‘ethical problems.’

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