The Panpsycast

The Panpsycast is an 'informal and informative' philosophy podcast that supports teachers, students and academics in philosophy. We also aim to awaken fellow free-thinkers worldwide and inspire a new generation of philosophers.
Over 70,000 people subscribe to The Panpsycast and the show features regularly in the Top Education Podcasts Chart on iTunes.



The Panpsycast was created by philosopher and educator Jack Symes, who remains the producer, editor and host of the show. Jack graduated from the University of Liverpool in philosophy (BA and MA) and went on to read teaching studies at the University of Birmingham. Jack is currently teaching philosophy at King Edward VI High School for Girls.

Andrew Horton is one of the shows main co-hosts. Andrew graduated in Theology (BA) and Teaching Studies (MA) at the University of Birmingham and is now teaching philosophy at South Bromsgrove High.

Olly Marley is the second co-host of The Panpsycast and is currently head of Religious Studies at Queensbridge School. Olly read Religious Studies (BA) at the University of Kent and Teaching Studies (MA) at the University of Birmingham.

Other contributors include Royal Institute of Philosophy funded PhD researcher Gregory Miller (BA, MA) from the University of Liverpool and Dr Thom Atkinson (BA, MA, PhD), University Teacher at the University of Liverpool

Phoebe Light (University of Liverpool, BA Philosophy) has also contributed to the show as a co-host, and Emily Rose Ogland (Bryn Mawr College Pennsylvania, French and Philosophy) works behind the scenes on episode transcripts.

To contact any of the show's authors, please visit our contact page.