Fri, 22 March 2013
Mark, Seth, Wes, and Dylan share what drove them into philosophy and keeps them there. How is philosophy different than (or similar to) science? Than religion? Art? The consensus seems that philosophy, to us, is inevitable for the curious. It's just inquiry, unbounded (in principle at least) by any fixed assumptions. We did no formal reading for this discussion, but did tell each other to keep in mind Plato's "Apology." Get the full discussion at partiallyexaminedlife.com.
Direct download: PREVIEW-PEL_ep_073_3-3-13.mp3
Category:Podcast Episodes -- posted at: 9:13pm CDT
Sat, 9 March 2013
We're joined by an international terrorism expert to discuss how to define terrorism and whether it can ever be ethical. With readings by Donald Black, J. Angelo Corlett, Igor Primoratz, Karl Heinzen, Bhagat Singh, and Carl von Clausewitz. Looking for the full Citizen version?
Direct download: PREVIEW-PEL_ep_072_2-19-13.mp3
Category:Podcast Episodes -- posted at: 3:26pm CDT