Welcome to Marianne Talbot’s Philosophy Website

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Marianne lecturing

Marianne lecturing

Hello there! 

I am delighted you are visiting my website. It will:

    • help you discover whether philosophy is for you;
    • enable you to discuss philosophy with others;
    • provide resources to help you study philosophy on your own;
    • signpost the route to further study in philosophy.

But first a bit about me:

Corpus Christi College Oxford

Corpus Christi College Oxford

At 15, I was thrown out of school for truancy and disruption. (I still feel for my teachers.)  I had no qualifications whatsoever. At 26 I discovered philosophy during an arts foundation course with the Open University. I then got myself into London University, taking First Class Honours in 1985. My graduate work was done at Corpus Christi College, Oxford.

Brasenose College, Oxford

Brasenose College, Oxford

 

In 1987 I started lecturing. I was at Pembroke College from 1987-1990, then at Brasenose from 1990-2000. Since 2001 I have been Director of Studies in Philosophy at Oxford’s Department of Continuing Education.

My podcast holding all the top ten download positions on iTunesU

My podcast holding all the top ten download positions on iTunesU

 

My podcasts have been downloaded millions of times. They have also several times been global number one on iTunesU (the university of iTunes). On May 3rd 2011 my series on Critical Reasoning held every single one of the top ten download positions on iTunesU.

 

I hope you enjoy my website and that you’ll join in the discussion on the Monthly Conundrum, tell me what you think about my Reflections and contact me if you have anything you’d like to say.

Me lecturing at Rewley House

Me lecturing at Rewley House

 

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