Beginner friendly if listened to in order! For anyone interested in an educational podcast about philosophy where you don't need to be a graduate-level philosopher to understand it. In chronological order, the thinkers and ideas that forged the world we live in are broken down and explained.

Today we discuss the famous paper by Nick Bostrom about the probability that we are living in a simulation. 

Direct download: Episode_95_-_Nick_Bostrom_and_Simulations.mp3
Category:Philosophy -- posted at: 8:04pm PST

Today we look at the concept of suffering from multiple different angles including the philosopher Fyodor Dostoyevsky and the movement in Transhumanism known as The Hedonistic Imperative. 

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Category:Philosophy -- posted at: 6:34pm PST

Today we look at the concept of love from several different angles in an attempt to better understand our own thoughts on love. 

Direct download: Nietzsche_On_Love.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 5:47pm PST

Today we talk about Nietzsche's famous work Thus Spoke Zarathustra. 

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Category:Philosophy -- posted at: 11:48pm PST

Today we talk about Nietzsche, the concept of the Will to Power and the dangers of predatory buffalos. 

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Category:Philosophy -- posted at: 5:27pm PST

Today we begin our discussion on the work of Friedrich Nietzsche. 

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Category:Philosophy -- posted at: 2:27pm PST

Today we discuss the revolutionary work of Simone De Beauvoir entitled: The Second Sex

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Category:Philosophy -- posted at: 6:36pm PST

Today we talk about the great post WW2 debate between Sartre and Camus. 

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Category:general -- posted at: 11:46pm PST

Today we talk about the philosopher Albert Camus.

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Category:Philosophy -- posted at: 1:02am PST

Today's episode is the first installment of a series on the great Cold War era thinkers Sartre and Camus. Today we lay the foundations for the line of thinking known as existentialism and focus on Sartre's view of freedom. 

Direct download: Sartre_on_Freedom.mp3
Category:Philosophy -- posted at: 8:56pm PST

Today we talk about the great Peter Singer, his views on the unique moral obligations that we face as members of modern society and how we might fulfill the obligations in the most effective manner. 

Direct download: Episode_085_..._Peter_Singer_on_Effective_Altruism.mp3
Category:Philosophy -- posted at: 9:47pm PST

Today we take a look at William James and his work on the concept of Truth.

Direct download: Episode_084_..._William_James_on_Truth.mp3
Category:Philosophy -- posted at: 4:27pm PST

Today we take a look at Henry David Thoreau's views on the individual, society and civil disobedience. 

Direct download: Episode_083_..._Henry_David_Thoreau.mp3
Category:Philosophy -- posted at: 9:16am PST

Today we talk about various classic critiques of Marx's economics made by the Austrian School of Economics. I really wanted to call this episode "X Marx the Spot", but it didn't make enough sense and wasn't very search friendly. 

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Category:Philosophy -- posted at: 12:26am PST

Today we talk about Karl Marx and his famous critiques of Capitalism.

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Category:Philosophy -- posted at: 11:11pm PST

On this episode we talk about Ludwig Feuerbach and his (occasionally) controversial views on the origins of religion.

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Category:Philosophy -- posted at: 1:21pm PST

On this episode of the podcast we talk about Kierkegaard's views on the value of anxiety and the plight of one in its grips. 

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Category:Philosophy -- posted at: 5:49pm PST

Today we talk about Soren Kierkegaard and his views on the function and value of religion. 

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Category:Philosophy -- posted at: 9:40pm PST

Today we discuss Marx, his views on religion as a means of oppression, and his connection to Hegel's Dialectic. 

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Category:Philosophy -- posted at: 4:07pm PST