Radio & Podcasts

(2020) CBS News Eye on Travel with Peter Greenberg, interview about The Meaning of Travel.
(2020) The Fromer Travel Show Podcast, interview about The Meaning of Travel.
(2020) “Emily Thomas on Philosophers Abroad: 5 Philosophical Bits of Travel Advice”, Oxford University Press Side Comment.
(2020) “Gerard Mercator: The man who revolutionised mapmaking”, BBC’s The Forum.
(2020). “The Philosophy of Travel, Now We Can’t”, Australian Broadcasting Company’s Nightlife.
(2020) “Love of Home”. Discussing the history and philosophy of travel on BBC Radio 4’s Start the Week, with Andrew Marr.
(2020) “Maths and Philosophy Puzzles”, interview about The Meaning of Travel on BBC Radio 3’s Free Thinking
(2020) Monocle Reads, interview about The Meaning of Travel.
(2020) New Books Network, interview about The Meaning of Travel.
(2020) Talk Radio Europe, TRE Bookshop, interview about The Meaning of Travel.
(2020) Primaphilosophy, interview about The Meaning of Travel.
(2020) Possible Podcast, interview about The Meaning of Travel.
(2020) Travel with Meaning, interview about The Meaning of Travel.
(2020) Dihedral, interview about The Meaning of Travel.
(2020) Travel Commons, interview about The Meaning of Travel.
(2020) Between the Mountains, interview about The Meaning of Travel.
(2020) Dilemma, interview about The Meaning of Travel.
(2019) “On Wildly Implausible Metaphysics”, Philosophy Bites with Nigel Warburton.
(2019) “Bergson and Time”. Discussing early twentieth century French philosopher Henri Bergson, and his novel account of time, on BBC Radio 4’s In Our Time, with Melvyn Bragg.
(2019) “The Illusion of Now”, Philosophy for Our Times podcast with Julian Barbour and Tim Maudlin.
(2019) “The Idealism and Pantheism of May Sinclair” (Two Parts). Discussing early twentieth century novelist and philosopher May Sinclair, on The Panpsycast Philosophy Podcast.
(2018) “The In Between”. How the philosophy of space can help us to understand ‘in between’ places, on BBC Radio 3’s Free Thinking.
(2017) “Are Science and Religion Compatible?” Live talkshow, Morning Talk with Rowena Baird, SAfm.
(2017) “Where the Girls At?” A Philosophobia podcast on why it still matters that Aristotle thought women were deformed males.
(2017) “Time Travel”. Forum of European Philosophy podcast on philosophical issues around time travel, the physics of time travel, and H.G. Wells’ Time Machine.

Popular Writing

(2020) “A Magical Syllabus: Emily Thomas Unearths the Hogwarts of C. D. Broad”, The Philosopher’s Magazine.
(2020) “The strange allure of borders”, Institute of Arts and Ideas Magazine.
(2020) “Three reasons great thinkers liked armchair travel”, The Conversation.
(2020) “Last Chance Tourism Destroys the Very Places People Want to Save: Climate Change Should Not Be Treated As Spectacle”, Literary Hub.
(2020) “Why does travelling change us?” New Statesman.
(2020) Why philosophy is an ideal travel companion for adventurous minds”, The Conversation. Reprinted in several places, including and The Outdoor Journal.
(2020) “On publishing popular philosophy books (and a travel book during an international lockdown)”, The Philosophers’ Cocoon.
(2020) “Before, now, and next: Pastness, presentness and futurity seem to be real features of the world, but are they?” Aeon.
(2020) “Five Philosophers on the Joy of Walking”, Oxford University Press Blog.
(2019) “Three female philosophers you’ve probably never heard of in the field of big consciousness”, The Conversation.
(2018) “Are spirits in space? Exploding spirits and absolute theories of space and time”, Oxford University Press Blog.
(2018) “Absolute Space, Catharine Cockburn, and Early Modern Women Metaphysicians”, Project Vox Revealing Voices Blog.
(2018) “Are Space and Time Just Relations? On Early Modern British Relationists”, Groningen Centre for Medieval and Early Modern Thought Blog.
(2018) “Does the Future Exist?” The Forum for European Philosophy Blog, hosted by LSE.
(2017) “Does the Size of the Universe Prove God Doesn’t Exist?”. The Conversation. Reprinted in over a dozen places, including Newsweek, News Republic, and RealClearScience.
(2017) “What is Space? The 300 year old Battle Still Raging Today”. The Conversation. Reprinted in over ten places, including, Sci Fi Generation, and RealClearScience. Translated into Chinese on
(2015) “Introducing British idealist Hilda Oakeley”, Feminist History of Philosophy Blog.
(2012) “Tattoo You: Personal Identity in Ink”. With Kyle Fruh. In Robert Arp (ed.) Tattoos: I Ink, Therefore I Am. Wiley-Blackwell.

TV & YouTube

(2020) “Flying in the age of Covid-19?” Interview on BBC’s The Travel Show.
(2019) “The Illusion of Now: Is time static or fluid?”, discussion hosted by Institute of Arts & Ideas TV.
(2019) Guest appearance as an ‘expert’, Comedians Giving Lectures, Dave (series 1, episode 4).
(2018) “What is Absolute Time? Henry More on Time, God and Mountains”. Documentary about absolute time, invented in Britain by Cambridge philosopher Henry More.
(2018) “Tangling Time with Its History”. Animated video explaining deep connections between twentieth century history of time, and twenty-first century philosophy.

Print Interviews & Opinions

(2020) Interview with Psychology Today, “How to Travel without Leaving the House”.
(2020) Interview with Much Better Adventures Magazine, “On the Importance of Finding Otherness when you Travel”.
(2020) Interview with Psychology Today, “The Psychology of Doom Tourism and Last-Chance Travel”.
(2020) Interview with Five Books on The Best Books on the Philosophy of Travel”.
(2020) Article in Kristeligt Dagblad, a Danish national newspaper, with an opinion from me on tourism after the Covid-19 crisis.
(2020) Interview with Irish Times on The Meaning of Travel.
(2020) Interview with New Humanist on The Meaning of Travel.
(2019) Article in the Independent, with an opinion from me on why people travel.
(2017) Interview on my work with 3AM Magazine on the philosophy of time, history of philosophy, and neglected historical women philosophers.