Philosophy Tube is creating Philosophy Videos
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When the British government tripled university tuition fees I decided to give away my MA in Philosophy free to people who don't have the opportunities for learning I've had. Pledges go towards technical stuff like microphones and lighting, research materials like books and articles, and also keeping me fed, watered, and housed! 5% goes to Patreon itself.

There are lots of channels on YouTube that will just summarise famous works of philosophy for you; I want to get people in a position where they can take cutting edge academia and apply it to the real world. So as well as the classics like Socrates and Kant I also teach economics, global justice, feminism, the philosophy of gender, politics, art, and more!

I don't make enough money from YouTube to do it full time; universities and companies so far are sadly reluctant to help me give away knowledge for free, and I couldn't do paid subscriptions like YouTube Red because that would be antithetical to the spirit I started with. So any donation you can make, however small, will help! I get fan mail from countries all around the world from teachers, students and kids saying thank you for providing educational materials for them, so you'll be doing good for thousands of people too!
Tiers
$2 a Month
$2 or more per month 523 patrons
$2 patrons are the backbone of the whole project: you have my eternal gratitude!
$5 a Month
$5 or more per month 135 patrons
Your name in the credits as thanks for pledging more than the minimum!
$10 a Month
$10 or more per month 36 patrons
Shout outs on Twitter and Facebook, for being so generous!
$15 a Month
$15 or more per month 14 patrons
All the $2 and $10 rewards, plus early access to episodes of Philosophy Tube!
$20 a Month
$20 or more per month 18 patrons
All that AND a BIG credit at the end of the show!
$30 a Month
$30 or more per month 5 patrons
All that AND a thank you card from me delivered straight to your door!
$40 a Month
$40 or more per month 2 patrons
All that AND I'll answer one question from you at the end of an episode about whatever you like, in front of the whole internet! (As long as it's not horribly offensive or anything.)
$50 a Month
$50 or more per month 4 patrons
ALL THAT, PLUS an introductory philosophy book that I'll sign and mail to you! (I'll choose it but you can let me know if you already have it or what you might be interested in.)
$75 a Month
$75 or more per month 1 patron
All that AND I'll put together a list of recommended smart YouTube channels and Twitter teachers you can look at to boost your brainpower even further!
$100 a Month
$100 or more per month 3 patrons
All that AND I'll send you my guide to creating an educational YouTube channel, so you can start your own!
$125 a Month
$125 or more per month 0 patrons
There's really nothing more I can give someone so generous. You get all the perks, and I will probably also cry.
Goals
$2,615 – reached! per month
With this much I can hire a film studio once a month to make videos in, hopefully giving the show an all-new professional makeover!
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When the British government tripled university tuition fees I decided to give away my MA in Philosophy free to people who don't have the opportunities for learning I've had. Pledges go towards technical stuff like microphones and lighting, research materials like books and articles, and also keeping me fed, watered, and housed! 5% goes to Patreon itself.

There are lots of channels on YouTube that will just summarise famous works of philosophy for you; I want to get people in a position where they can take cutting edge academia and apply it to the real world. So as well as the classics like Socrates and Kant I also teach economics, global justice, feminism, the philosophy of gender, politics, art, and more!

I don't make enough money from YouTube to do it full time; universities and companies so far are sadly reluctant to help me give away knowledge for free, and I couldn't do paid subscriptions like YouTube Red because that would be antithetical to the spirit I started with. So any donation you can make, however small, will help! I get fan mail from countries all around the world from teachers, students and kids saying thank you for providing educational materials for them, so you'll be doing good for thousands of people too!

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Tiers
$2 a Month
$2 or more per month 523 patrons
$2 patrons are the backbone of the whole project: you have my eternal gratitude!
$5 a Month
$5 or more per month 135 patrons
Your name in the credits as thanks for pledging more than the minimum!
$10 a Month
$10 or more per month 36 patrons
Shout outs on Twitter and Facebook, for being so generous!
$15 a Month
$15 or more per month 14 patrons
All the $2 and $10 rewards, plus early access to episodes of Philosophy Tube!
$20 a Month
$20 or more per month 18 patrons
All that AND a BIG credit at the end of the show!
$30 a Month
$30 or more per month 5 patrons
All that AND a thank you card from me delivered straight to your door!
$40 a Month
$40 or more per month 2 patrons
All that AND I'll answer one question from you at the end of an episode about whatever you like, in front of the whole internet! (As long as it's not horribly offensive or anything.)
$50 a Month
$50 or more per month 4 patrons
ALL THAT, PLUS an introductory philosophy book that I'll sign and mail to you! (I'll choose it but you can let me know if you already have it or what you might be interested in.)
$75 a Month
$75 or more per month 1 patron
All that AND I'll put together a list of recommended smart YouTube channels and Twitter teachers you can look at to boost your brainpower even further!
$100 a Month
$100 or more per month 3 patrons
All that AND I'll send you my guide to creating an educational YouTube channel, so you can start your own!
$125 a Month
$125 or more per month 0 patrons
There's really nothing more I can give someone so generous. You get all the perks, and I will probably also cry.