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Episode 90: How Much Should Philosophy Influence Public Policy? (with Andrew I. Cohen)

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Andrew I. Cohen joins us to talk about his book, Philosophy, Ethics, and Public Policy. Can practical commitments undercut a philosophical argument? This week Andrew I. Cohen discusses his new book, Philosophy, Ethics, and Public Policy: An Introduction. We talk about philosophy as a careful, methodical approach to thinking about issues. Is philosophy particularly powerful compared to other academic and scientific disciplines? What counts as public policy and how does philosophy influence it? Is it a good idea to "politicize" philosophy? Show Notes and Further Reading Andrew I. Cohen, Philosophy, Ethics, and Public Policy: An Introduction (book) http://www.amazon.com/Philosophy-Ethics-Public-Policy-Introduction/dp/0415814170 Download the .mp3 of this podcast: http://bit.ly/1UFedyL Subscribe in iTunes: https://bitly.com/18wswtX