The Science of Meaning Podcast

Episode 1

“Making sense when nothing makes sense”

How do different scientific theories of meaning explain humans' thirst for 'making sense'? And what can we take away from them when trying to figure out our place in the world? A first episode recorded in the midst of the COVID-19 pandemic.
The transcript of this podcast is here.

Episode 2

"Thinking outside the box"

Thinking outside the box. What is that proverbial 'box of thoughts'? We'll investigate, using tools and insights from computational semantics and cognitive science. We'll train ourselves to visualise our conceptual space, with the aim to understand better what it means to move *in* it, *beyond* it, *with* others.
The transcript of this podcast is here.