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AA003 – What About Science? with Massimo Pigliucci

This third episode focuses on the nature of science, broadly speaking, with Massimo Pigliucci. What is science, how does it work, and where do certain phenomena fall in relation to it? Dr. Pigliucci is both a scientist and a philosopher of science, is currently Professor of Philosophy at CUNY-City College, and co-hosts the Rationally Speaking podcast with Julia Galef. He has published numerous articles on science, skepticism, and philosophy, and authored multiple books, including Denying Evolution, Nonsense On Stilts, Answers for Aristotle, and his most recent work, Philosophy of Pseudoscience

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What happens after we die?

What Happens After We Die?

In April 1977, a woman known only as Maria was admitted to the Harborview Medical Center in Seattle after suffering a heart attack. Three days later, another one would strike her while still hospitalized. On being resuscitated, Maria reported having an Out-of-Body Experience (or OBE), during which she had watched from above as doctors tried to revive her, seeing the monitoring machines around her feeding out print-outs of her life signs. She felt led out to the area outside of the hospital, specifically to the ledge of a third-floor window on the far side of the building...

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