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.
Axel Kazadi on Nietzsche, Hip-hop, and Religion
community for self-development, as well as Nietzche and Kierkegaard on Christian ethics.
Jason Eberl on the Nature of Human Persons
In this episode we discuss Jason's new book, The Nature of Human Persons, whether humans have a soul, the relationship of the mind and body, what constitutes death, the possibility of resurrection, and the possibility of alien life.
Jim Madden on Mortality, Meaning, and Family
In this episode, Jim Madden returns to discuss his experience with getting Covid-19, mortality, finding meaning in one's life, the meaning of religious language, the loss of culture in North America and how this cripples our ethics, as well as raising a family in the modern world.
Sophie Thomas on Fitness, Values, and Brazilian Jiu Jitsu
In this episode we talk to Sophie about the relation between philosophy and the value structures that underlie training Brazilian Jiu Jitsu, the importance of comradery in learning martial arts, the formation of cultures, and Portuguese linguistics.