The Partially Examined Life Philosophy Podcast
The Partially Examined Life is a philosophy podcast by some guys who were at one point set on doing philosophy for a living but then thought better of it. Each episode, we pick a short text and chat about it with some balance between insight and flippancy. You don't have to know any philosophy, or even to have read the text we're talking about to (mostly) follow and (hopefully) enjoy the discussion. For links to the texts we discuss and other info, check out
On the "Chuang Tzu," Chapters 2, 3, 6, 18, and 19. With guest Erik Douglas.
Direct download: PEL_ep012_11-10-09.mp3
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Discussing The Genealogy of Morals (mostly the first two essays) and Beyond Good and Evil Ch. 1 (The Prejudices of Philosophers), 5 (Natural History of Morals), and 9 (What is Noble?).
Direct download: PEL_ep011_10-18-09.mp3
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You can see blog and podcast posts for The Partially Examined Life at Thanks.
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Discussing Fundamental Principles (aka Groundwork) of the Metaphysics of Morals (1785).
Direct download: PEL_ep010_9-20-09.mp3
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Discussing Jeremy Bentham’s An Introduction to the Principles of Morals and Legislation chapters 1-5, John Stuart Mill's Utilitarianism, and Peter Singer's "Famine, Affluence, and Morality."
Direct download: PEL_ep009_9-6-09.mp3
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Continuing last ep's discussion of Wittgenstein’s Tractatus Logico-Philosophicus with some Rudolph Carnap from his 1935 book Philosophy and Logical Syntax.
Direct download: PEL_ep008_8-11-09.mp3
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Discussing the beginning (through around 3.1) of Wittgenstein's Tractatus Logico-Philosophicus.
Direct download: PEL_ep007_8-2-09.mp3
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Discussing Liebniz's Monadology.
Direct download: PEL_ep006_7-12-09.mp3
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Discussing Aristotle's Nicomachean Ethics, Books I and II.
Direct download: PEL_ep005_6-28-09.mp3
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Discussing Camus's "An Absurd Reasoning" and "The Myth of Sisyphus" (1942).
Direct download: PEL_ep004_6-15-09.mp3
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