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Education
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Philosophy
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Beginner friendly if listened to in order! For anyone interested in an educational podcast about philosophy where you don't need to be a graduate-level philosopher to understand it. In chronological order, the thinkers and ideas that forged the world we live in are broken down and explained.

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Beginner friendly if listened to in order! For anyone interested in an educational podcast about philosophy where you don't need to be a graduate-level philosopher to understand it. In chronological order, the thinkers and ideas that forged the world we live in are broken down and explained.

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Amazing

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Amazing podcast! Really makes you think I love it!

My favorite podcast

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Such a good narrative and storytelling... I strongly recommend it.

iTunes Ratings

9680 Ratings
Average Ratings
8940
394
141
84
121

Amazing

By thethinker202020 - May 26 2020
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Amazing podcast! Really makes you think I love it!

My favorite podcast

By Paulagtorres - May 25 2020
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Such a good narrative and storytelling... I strongly recommend it.
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Philosophize This!

Latest release on Jun 29, 2020

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Beginner friendly if listened to in order! For anyone interested in an educational podcast about philosophy where you don't need to be a graduate-level philosopher to understand it. In chronological order, the thinkers and ideas that forged the world we live in are broken down and explained.

Rank #1: Episode #136 ... Hannah Arendt - The Banality of Evil

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Today we discuss the work of Hannah Arendt. 

Oct 31 2019

29mins

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Rank #2: Episode #090 ... Nietzsche pt. 1 - God is dead and so is Captain Morgan

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Today we begin our discussion on the work of Friedrich Nietzsche. 

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Aug 26 2016

27mins

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Rank #3: Episode #003 ... Socrates and the Sophists

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This week we talk about the prosperity of athens and how it led to the rise and ideas of a group of philosopher teachers called the Sophists, we tied up some loose ends and helped put all that we've learned in the last two episodes into context with a graph of the presocratics, and we ended by talking about a man named Socrates.  

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Jun 23 2013

40mins

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Rank #4: Episode #108 ... The Frankfurt School pt. 1 - Introduction

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Today we talk about The Frankfurt School. 

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Aug 17 2017

30mins

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Rank #5: Episode #073 ... How To Win An Argument Pt. 1

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Today we take a look at several common logical fallacies and how to spot them. 

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Dec 01 2015

29mins

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Rank #6: Episode #004 ... Plato

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In this week's episode, we learn about Plato's "Symposium", which you might think of as philosophy's version of fan fiction. We also learn about Plato's "Theory of Forms" and ask ourselves what makes a tree, well, a tree. This leads to discussion of Plato's famous "Allegory of the Cave" and calls into question whether or not everything we see is merely a shadow of its true self. Finally, we learn about Plato's views on society and government and why he thought democracy was one of the worst forms of government, second only to tyranny.

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Jul 01 2013

45mins

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Rank #7: Episode #056 ... Kant pt. 1 - An Introduction to the Introduction

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On this episode of the podcast, we begin our discussion of Immanuel Kant. We first examine the historical context Kant was born into and consider the challenges philosophy was faced with, thanks to David Hume. We also discuss the change in the way humans were beginning to look at the universe during Kant’s time. Finally, we hear what Kant has to say about whether or not we can know anything beyond “I think, therefore I am.” All this and more on the latest episode of Philosophize This!

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Apr 22 2015

26mins

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Rank #8: Episode #121 ... Michel Foucault pt. 1

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Today we begin talking about the work of Michel Foucault. 

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Aug 15 2018

34mins

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Rank #9: Episode #109 ... The Frankfurt School pt. 2 - The Enlightenment

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Today we talk about the Frankfurt School critique of enlightenment style thinking and Herbert Marcuse's book One Dimensional Man. 

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Aug 26 2017

25mins

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Rank #10: Episode #091 ... Nietzsche pt. 2 - The Will to Power

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Today we talk about Nietzsche, the concept of the Will to Power and the dangers of predatory buffalos. 

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Sep 21 2016

27mins

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Rank #11: Episode #134 ... Consequences of Reason

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Today we talk about the growing dissatisfaction with Enlightenment Reason during the early 20th century. 

Aug 07 2019

25mins

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Rank #12: Episode #072 ... Insecurity

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On this episode of the podcast we talk about insecurity.

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Nov 18 2015

33mins

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Rank #13: Episode #035 ... John Locke pt. 1

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On this episode of the podcast, we begin learning about John Locke. First, we ask ourselves whether or not we own our bodies and what other things we are entitled to simply by virtue of being born. Next, we consider whether its possible to develop a system of ethics by studying the world around us, just as we develop systems of science and mathematics. Finally, we discuss the three unalienable rights Locke believes humans have (they’ll sound a bit familiar!), and why he thinks its the government’s job to uphold those rights. All this and more on the latest episode of Philosophize This!

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Sep 09 2014

31mins

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Rank #14: Episode #100 ... Heidegger pt. 1 - Phenomenology and Dasein

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Today we begin our discussion of the philosophy of Martin Heidegger by looking at his roots in Phenomenology and his revolutionary concept of Dasein. 

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Apr 14 2017

31mins

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Rank #15: Episode #057 ... Kant pt. 2 - The Actual Introduction

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On this episode of the podcast we continue our discussion of Kant, this time focusing on his contributions to the debate between rationalism and empiricism . We begin by reviewing the major points of contention between the rationalists and empiricists regarding how we arrive at knowledge. Next, we learn about Kant’s “eureka!” moment, which arose from his discovery of a major assumption made by empiricist David Hume. Finally, we find out why Kant believed that we can never truly know the external world as it actually is, an idea which calls into questions basic concepts like space, time, and causality and goes well beyond the “veil of perception” discussed in previous episodes. All this and more on the latest episode of Philosophize This!

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May 11 2015

25mins

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Rank #16: Episode #051 ... David Hume pt. 1

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On this episode of the podcast, we talk about David Hume! First, we learn about Hume’s ‘is’ versus ‘ought’ distinction and how not being mindful of this pitfall can lead us down a dangerous path. Next, we discuss the limitations of science and learn what Hume thought should fill in the gaps it leaves (spoiler alert: it’s not religion). Finally, we discuss Hume’s thoughts on causality and ensure that you’ll never think about playing pool the same way again. All this and more on the latest episode of Philosophize This!

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Feb 25 2015

30mins

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Rank #17: Episode #118 ... A Basic Look At Postmodernism

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Today we begin a lengthy conversation on the critiques of Postmodernism. 

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May 21 2018

23mins

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Rank #18: Episode #005 ... Aristotle Pt. 1

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This week we talk about various different applications of Aristotle's ethics in modern life. We discuss making a "plan" for your life, the underlying similarities between all human desires and the best way to live life. 

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Jul 14 2013

38mins

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Rank #19: Episode #077 ... Marx and Kierkegaard on Religion pt. 1

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Today we discuss Marx, his views on religion as a means of oppression, and his connection to Hegel's Dialectic. 

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Jan 17 2016

27mins

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Rank #20: Episode #125 ... Gilles Deleuze pt. 1 - What is Philosophy?

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Today we begin our discussion on Gilles Deleuze with a special thanks to Felix Guatarri. 

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Dec 08 2018

22mins

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Episode #144 ... Max Weber - Iron Cage

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Today we discuss some of the work of Max Weber in preparation for an upcoming series. 

Jun 29 2020

24mins

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Episode #143 ... Jürgen Habermas pt. 1 - The Public Sphere

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Today we begin our discussion of the work of Jürgen Habermas. 

Apr 30 2020

25mins

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Episode #142 ... Richard Rorty

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Today we begin our discussion of the work of Richard Rorty. 

Apr 15 2020

29mins

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Episode #141 ... Isaiah Berlin pt. 2 - Pluralism and Culture

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Today we continue talking about the work of Isaiah Berlin. 

Mar 28 2020

24mins

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Episode #140 ... Isaiah Berlin part one - Pluralism

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Today we begin discussing the work of Isaiah Berlin. 

Mar 11 2020

22mins

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Episode #139 ... Friedrich Von Hayek - The Road to Serfdom

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Today we begin our discussion of the work of Friedrich Hayek. 

Feb 12 2020

23mins

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Episode #138 ... Robert Nozick - The Minimal State

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Today we begin our discussion of the work of Robert Nozick. 

Jan 21 2020

23mins

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Episode #137 ... John Rawls - A Theory of Justice

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Today we discuss the work of John Rawls. 

Dec 30 2019

28mins

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Episode #136 ... Hannah Arendt - The Banality of Evil

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Today we discuss the work of Hannah Arendt. 

Oct 31 2019

29mins

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Episode 135 ... Leo Strauss - Ancients vs. Moderns

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Today we talk about the work of Leo Strauss. 

Oct 08 2019

25mins

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Episode #134 ... Consequences of Reason

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Today we talk about the growing dissatisfaction with Enlightenment Reason during the early 20th century. 

Aug 07 2019

25mins

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Episode #133 ... Carl Schmitt on Liberalism pt. 2

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Today we continue our discussion of the work of Carl Schmitt. 

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Jul 01 2019

22mins

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Episode #132 ... Carl Schmitt on Liberalism pt. 1

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Today we begin our discussion on the work of Carl Schmitt. 

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Jul 01 2019

23mins

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Episode #131 ... Gramsci - Cultural Hegemony

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Today we discuss the work of Antonio Gramsci. 

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May 22 2019

24mins

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Episode #130 ... Dewey and Lippman on Democracy

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Today we talk about a famous debate from the early 20th century. 

Apr 30 2019

21mins

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Episode #129 ... Gilles Deleuze pt. 5 - Difference

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Today we continue our discussion on the work of Deleuze. 

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Mar 16 2019

22mins

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Episode #128 ... Gilles Deleuze pt. 4 - Flows

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Today we continue our discussion on the work of Deleuze. 

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Mar 16 2019

22mins

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Episode #127 ... Gilles Deleuze pt. 3 - Anti-Oedipus

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Today we continue our discussion on the work of Gilles Deleuze. 

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Feb 07 2019

29mins

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Episode #126 ... Gilles Deleuze pt. 2 - Immanence

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Today we continue our discussion on the work of Deleuze. 

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Dec 22 2018

22mins

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Episode #125 ... Gilles Deleuze pt. 1 - What is Philosophy?

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Today we begin our discussion on Gilles Deleuze with a special thanks to Felix Guatarri. 

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Dec 08 2018

22mins

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9680 Ratings
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8940
394
141
84
121

Amazing

By thethinker202020 - May 26 2020
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Amazing podcast! Really makes you think I love it!

My favorite podcast

By Paulagtorres - May 25 2020
Read more
Such a good narrative and storytelling... I strongly recommend it.