We researched the best YouTube channels on the topic of philosophy and organized this list based on the number of subscribers.
1. The School of Life
We’re here to help you learn, heal and grow. We are a passionate group of people on a mission to bring about healing, growth, calm and self-understanding.
Joined: May 19, 2010
Popular Video: Why Socrates Hated Democracy (11M Views)
2. Jordan B Peterson
Jordan B. Peterson is a Canadian professor of psychology, clinical psychologist, YouTube personality, best-selling author and host of the #1 Education Podcast, “The Jordan B. Peterson Podcast”. Watch the entirety of Dr. Peterson’s catalog on DailyWire+: https://utm.io/ueJdK
Joined: Mar 30, 2013
Popular Video: Lecture: Biblical Series I: Introduction to the Idea of God (11M Views)
3. Philosophy Tube
I’m giving away a philosophy degree for free! Subscribe to learn and boost your brain power!
Popular Video: Jordan Peterson’s Ideology | Philosophy Tube (2.6M Views)
PhilosophyInsights. This channel aims at making political content easily accessible. By skimming through hours of content for every video, I provide the best selection in order to add educational value. The focus is on central ideas of classical liberalism, conservatism and libertarianism and criticism of overreaching feminism, social justice, post-modernism, socialism and Marxism.
Joined: Apr 16, 2017
Popular Video: Jordan Peterson Confronts Stephen Fry on “God is an Utter Maniac”
5. Wireless Philosophy
Learn about Philosophy with professors from Yale, Stanford, Oxford, MIT, and more! 130+ animated videos. An official Khan Academy Partner.
Joined: Apr 16, 2013
Popular Video: CRITICAL THINKING – Fundamentals: Introduction to Critical Thinking [HD] (1.3M Views)
6. Chomsky’s Philosophy
A collection of Noam Chomsky’s ideas and analyses.
Joined: Sep 26, 2014
Popular Video: Noam Chomsky – The Crimes of U.S. Presidents (4.1M Views)
My name is Michael Jones. I plan on creating a new video every month dealing with philosophical and apologetic questions. If you have any questions don’t hesitate to message me.
Joined: Dec 9, 2011
Popular Video: The Book of Job Explained (1.4M Views)
8. Gregory B. Sadler
I bring philosophy into practice, making complex classic philosophical ideas accessible for a wide audience of professionals, students, and life-long learners. After a decade in traditional academic positions, I started my own business and began doing philosophical work in more practical contexts.
Joined: Oct 6, 2010
Popular Video: Friedrich Nietzsche | Genealogy of Morals (part 1) | Existentialist Philosophy & Literature (168K Views)
ΕΝ ΟΙΔΑ ΟΤΙ ΟΥΔΕΝ ΟΙΔΑ” “All I know is that I know nothing” In the modern world we are assailed each and every day by opinions disguised as fact. The talking heads from the realms of religion, science, politics, and the media all claim to possess knowledge.
Joined: Jul 26, 2013
Popular Video: Ethics vs Morality (Philosophical Distinctions) (127K Views)
10. Philosophy Vibe
A channel dedicated to those on their fascinating journey through the complex world of Philosophy. This channel will ponder some of the most fundamental arguments, inspiring theories and influential philosophers; all explained through animated debates.
Joined: Feb 18, 2014
Popular Video: Free Will and Determinism (178K Views)
Hello, my name is Paul and I am a philosophy professor in Texas.The purpose of this channel is to explore, teach, and apply philosophy (e.g. logic, ethics, wisdom, metaphysics, and epistemology).
Joined: Oct 9, 2011
Popular Video: 10 Themes of Stoicism (353K Views)
12. The Philosophical Research Society
Since 1934 the mission of the Philosophical Research Society has been to facilitate seekers’ exploration, discovery, application, cultivation, and rediscovery of wisdom in their personal, professional, and intellectual lives. Put simply, we offer practical and profound wisdom for the twenty-first century.
Joined: Aug 7, 2010
Popular Video: Exploring The Secret Doctrine of H. P. Blavatsky (311K Views)
13. Kane B
I upload videos on philosophy.
Joined: Jan 19, 2013
Popular Video: Truth trees for propositional logic 1 (96K Views)
14. Political Philosophy: Dr Laurie Johnson
This is a channel produced by Prof. of Political Philosophy Laurie M. Johnson for The Maurin Academy. It is devoted to the political thought in the spirit of sharing, not perfection.
Joined: Oct 2, 2015
Popular Video: The Realist View of Ukraine/Russia: John Mearsheimer on the “Thucydides View” (159K Views)
15. 60 Second Philosophy
Learn. Grow. Together. 60 Second Philosophy is a series of short, interrelated videos designed to teach you big ideas in a small amount of time! We watch year after year of college students go through introduction to philosophy courses and come out confused and disenchanted.
Joined: Nov 21, 2014
Popular Video: @60Second Philosophy What is Idealism? (231K Views)
Dedicated to the advancement of philosophy in all its forms. Here you will find our series of philosophy lectures, events and debates, including the Royal Institute of Philosophy’s Annual Lecture, presented by a philosopher of international standing.
Joined: Oct 14, 2013
Popular Video: Susan James: Why Should We Read Spinoza? (Royal Institute of Philosophy) (33K Views)
17. The Drunken Stulosopher
Not a “real” philosopher, but a stulosopher. You’ll find that all of my opinions are stupid, moronic, and poorly argued. Unless you agree with me. In which case, I’m a genius.
Joined: Mar 4, 2014
Popular Video: Destroying Pastor Greg Locke’s “Atheism Destroyed” Argument (88K Views)
18. Philosophy Talk
Sundays 11 am on KALW 91.7 FM, and streaming live at www.kalw.org/listen-live. Outside the SF Bay Area: www.philosophytalk.org/stations. Find us on Twitter under: Philosophy_Talk
Joined: Dec 20, 2010
Popular Video: Pornography (58K Views)
19. Philosophy and Ethics
This channel was originally set up to enable my students to hear information related to our A level Philosophy and Ethics course. They would watch the videos prior to the lessons in order to prepare for the development and discussion within the lesson.
Joined: Sep 9, 2014
Popular Video: 2 Act and Rule Utilitarianism (75K Views)
20. School of Philosophy and Economic Science
Founded in 1937, the School of Philosophy and Economic Science is a community of like-minded people from all walks of life, sharing a desire for truth and economic justice. Reflecting our belief in the universality of humankind, we draw inspiration from Advaita Vedanta and other universal philosophical teachings.
Joined: Feb 2, 2012
Popular Video: The Joy of Sanskrit | Chanting with Gabriella Burnel (24K Views)
Interviewing leading thinkers in philosophy.
Joined: Mar 10, 2021
Popular Video: Graham Oppy on miracles (3.7K Views)
22. Center for Philosophy of Science
Center for Philosophy of Science
Joined: Sep 8, 2016
Popular Video: The Extended Evolutionary Synthesis: Eva Jablonka ALS Talk, Jan. 20, 2017 (4K Views)
23. The Danish Philosopher
I´m Kasper Renee Johansen and I’m your very own personal YouTube philosopher. Trying to explain and convey philosophy in new and exiting ways.
Joined: Apr 9, 2007
Popular Video: 5 philosophical movies (that you must see) (26K Views)
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