We discuss the novel about what you do when you’re “called” and how you live afterward. You can listen along while Cezary, Daniel, Laura, Mary, and Nathan discuss The Fall by Albert Camus, which Sartre claimed was “perhaps the most beautiful and the least understood” of Camus’s books.
Brian Wilson leads a seminar on Albert Camus’s essay “The Myth of Sissyphus,” deepening our look into Camus following PEL episode 4. Recorded 8/8/16.
On Isaac Asimov’s “The Last Question,” Albert Camus’s “The Fall,” Karl Jaspers’s “Truth and Symbol,” C.S. Peirce’s “The Fixation of Belief,” Bertold Brecht’s “Theatre for Pleasure or Theatre for Instruction,” and Thomas Sheehan’s Stanford lectures on the Historical Jesus.
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Hey, Citizens! Here are nicely edited clips of six of the Not School bonus discussions that you already have access to in full. Get a quick sense of what these topics are about so you can see if you want to listen to the whole discussion. And who knows? Maybe you’ll be inspired to get involved yourself…
The Philosophical Fiction group, featuring Nathan Hanks, Daniel Cole, Cezary Baraniecki, Laura Davis, and Mary Ricci, in conversation on the novel by Albert Camus, The Fall. We discuss the “portrait as a mirror,” “party guilt,” Jesus, traffic, and the human condition. Recorded 8/30/15.