In this episode we discuss what it means to be a philosopher, how one can become a philosopher, how the present state of academia can help and hinder genuine thinking, and what the future practice of philosophy might look like.
Jim Madden on Technology, Academia, and Aliens
In this episode we talk with Jim Madden about risk asymmetries in modern academia, Heidegger's critique of technology and how technology shapes humanity's relationship with the world, aliens, the philosophy of mind, and the importance of having skin in the game.
Joshua Hochschild on Technology, Ethics, and Religion
Joshua Hochschild is a professor of Philosophy at Mount St. Mary’s University.