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 75,000 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.

Gregory Miller (BA, MA) is one of the show’s co-hosts and co-producer. Greg is a Royal Institute of Philosophy funded PhD researcher at the University of Liverpool, researching in philosophy of mind. Greg is also a University Teacher and teaches a variety of topics across all levels of undergraduate and postgraduate study.

Andrew Horton is one of the shows 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 co-hosts 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.

Emily Rose Ogland (Bryn Mawr College Pennsylvania, French and Philosophy) works behind the scenes researching and organising the podcast. Emily Rose is currently in the process of transcribing podcast interviews, with the intention of publishing her work in 2020.

Other contributors include co-host Dr Thom Atkinson (BA, MA, PhD), University Teacher at the University of Liverpool and co-host Phoebe Light (University of Liverpool, BA Philosophy).

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