Philosophy With a Public Edge
Or: Why (and How) Oliver Thorn is “Giving Away a Philosophy Degree for Free”
Wednesday, October 7, 2020
Oliver “Olly” Thorn is the creator of Philosophy Tube, a wildly popular YouTube channel that takes an insightful and delightfully irreverent approach to figures such as Aristotle, Kant, and Hegel in order to understand some of today’s most pressing issues like toxic masculinity, dataveillance, and transphobia. In this virtual Humanities Without Boundaries conversation, we discuss both the form and content of Olly’s YouTube videos.