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 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. 

Direct download: A_Look_at_Suffering.mp3
Category:Philosophy -- posted at: 6:34pm PDT

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

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

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

Direct download: Will_to_Power.mp3
Category:Philosophy -- posted at: 5:27pm PDT

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

Direct download: Nietzsche_Part_1.mp3
Category:Philosophy -- posted at: 2:27pm PDT

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

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

Today we talk about the philosopher Albert Camus.

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

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 PDT

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 PDT

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 PDT

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 PDT