Hi-Phi Nation Podcast Brings Philosophy To The Masses

Apr 26, 2017

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 When professor Barry Lam needed a break from the college classroom, he set out to turn his scholarly passion into a podcast. “Hi-Phi Nation” uses investigative journalism and narrative storytelling to peer inside under-explored philosophical question.

He looks at quandaries like how high-level military officers form and re-evaluate their moral codes, or who gets to draw the line between science and pseudoscience. Host Frank Stasio speaks with Lam, a philosophy professor at Vassar College and a Humanities-Writ Large fellow at Duke University, about the first season of the podcast.​