Wes Alwan introduces George Berkeley’s Three Dialogues Between Hylas and Philonous.
Excerpts from discussions on Sartre’s Nausea, Heidegger’s “The Question Concerning Technology,” Slavoj Zizek’s Year of Dreaming Dangerously, Marx and Engels’s “Communist Manifesto,” Peter Schaffer’s play Equus, and Cormac McCarthy’s The Sunset Limited: A Novel in Dramatic Form.
On Elizabeth Anscombe’s “Modern Moral Philosophy” (1958), Intention sections 22-27 (1957), and “War and Murder” (1961). With guest Philosophy Bro.
Guest Philosophy Bro introduces Elizabeth Anscombe’s “Modern Moral Philosophy,” and Intention sections 22-27.
In support of our ep. #87 discussing Sartre, the PEL Players present our 2nd annual dramatic reading of a work of philosophical theater.
On Jean-Paul Sartre’s “Existentialism is a Humanism” (1946), “Bad Faith” (pt. 1, ch. 2 of Being & Nothingness, 1943), and his play No Exit (1944).
Mark Linsenmayer lays out some themes from Jean-Paul Sartre’s “Existentialism is a Humanism” and the “Bad Faith” chapter (Part 1, Ch. 2) of Being & Nothingness.
On The Structure of Scientific Revolutions, published mostly in 1962.
Dylan Casey lays out Thomas Kuhn’s thesis in The Structure of Scientific Revolutions.
On John Rawls’s A Theory of Justice (1971), most of ch. 1-4.
Seth Paskin summarizes the John Rawls’s A Theory of Justice.
On Friedrich Nietzsche’s The Gay Science (1882, with book 5 added 1887).
In light of our ep. 83, many listeners had questions on Frithjof’s social/political/economic proposals for creating a post-job, pro-meaningful-work world.
Talking with Frithjof Bergmann, Prof. Emeritus from U. of Michigan, Ann Arbor about his book New Work, New Culture (2004, English release coming soon).
An introduction to and summary of Frithjof Bergmann’s New Work, New Culture, read by Mark Linsenmayer.
On Popper’s Conjectures and Refutations (1963), the first three essays.
A summary of the first three essays in Karl Popper’s collection Conjectures and Refutations, read by Dylan Casey.
On Carl Jung’s “Approaching the Unconscious” from Man and His Symbols, written in 1961.
An introduction to Carl Jung’s Man and His Symbols, read by Wes Alwan.
Excerpts of discussions about Frithjof Bergmann’s New Work, New Culture, Cormac McCarthy’s novel Blood Meridian, Philosophy in the Flesh: The Embodied Mind and its Challenge to Western Thought by George Lakoff and Mark Johnson, and Martin Heidegger’s “Letter on Humanism.”