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Entitled Opinions (about Life and Literature)

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Rank #47 in Philosophy category

Society & Culture
Philosophy
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Entitled Opinions is a literary talk show on Stanford University Radio, KZSU, in which Professor Robert Harrison interviews guests about issues that range from literature and philosophy to politics and sports.

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Entitled Opinions is a literary talk show on Stanford University Radio, KZSU, in which Professor Robert Harrison interviews guests about issues that range from literature and philosophy to politics and sports.

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269 Ratings
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Well done

By caf613 - Sep 28 2019
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So much to explore and marvel at as one seeks to lift the cover!

Every show a manifesto

By jimstring - Aug 29 2019
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Can’t recommend this show enough

iTunes Ratings

269 Ratings
Average Ratings
232
14
8
8
7

Well done

By caf613 - Sep 28 2019
Read more
So much to explore and marvel at as one seeks to lift the cover!

Every show a manifesto

By jimstring - Aug 29 2019
Read more
Can’t recommend this show enough
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Entitled Opinions (about Life and Literature)

Latest release on Jun 21, 2019

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Rank #1: American Literature - Tobias Wolff

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February 9, 2010--Robert Harrison speaks with author Tobias Wolff about his fiction, J.D. Salinger, and the art of the short story.

Feb 08 2010

1hr 1min

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Rank #2: Friedrich Nietzsche - Andrew Mitchell

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May 26, 2009--A conversation about the philosophy of Friedrich Nietzsche with Andrew Mitchell, professor of philosophy at Emory University. This is Andrew Mitchell's 3rd appearance on Entitled Opinions. He has spoken twice previously about Martin Heidegger.

May 26 2009

1hr 9mins

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Rank #3: Heidegger's Being and Time - Thomas Sheehan

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May 18, 2010--Robert Harrison speaks with Thomas Sheehan, Professor of Religious Studies at Stanford, about Heidegger's Being and Time.

May 18 2010

1hr 6mins

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Rank #4: The Existentialism of Sartre - Lanier Anderson

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April 14, 2009--A conversation with Professor Lanier Anderson about the Existential philosophy of Jean-Paul Sartre

Apr 14 2009

1hr 1min

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Rank #5: W.B. Yeats - Marjorie Perloff

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March 25, 2008--A conversation with Marjorie Perloff about the Irish poet W.B. Yeats

Mar 25 2008

1hr 5mins

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Rank #6: Hannah Arendt pt. 1 - A conversation with Karen Feldman

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May 15, 2007--A conversation with Professor Karen Feldman of Berkeley on the philosophy of Hannah Arendt.

May 15 2007

53mins

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Rank #7: Michel Foucault - Hans Sluga

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April 18, 2012--Robert Harrison speaks with Hans Sluga about the life and work of Michel Foucault.

Apr 18 2012

1hr 3mins

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Rank #8: Andrei Linde on the Birth of the Universe (Re-Broadcast)

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August 9, 2013--Robert Harrison discusses cosmology and inflationary theory with Stanford physicist Andrei Linde.

Aug 09 2013

1hr 2mins

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Rank #9: Language and Thought - Lera Boroditsky

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November 4, 2008--Guest host Joshua Landy, Professor of French at Stanford University, speaks with Lera Boroditsky, Professor of Psychology about language and thought.

Nov 04 2008

1hr 1min

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Rank #10: Dante and Prufrock - A Coda

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June 19, 2007--A monologue by Robert Harrison on T.S. Eliot's poem "The Love Song of J. Alfred Prufrock" and its connections with Dante's "Inferno."

Jun 19 2007

1hr 4mins

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Rank #11: Monika Greenleaf on Dostoevsky and The Brothers Karamazov

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May 21, 2014--A conversation with Monika Greenleaf, Stanford professor of Slavic and Comparative Literature, on Dostoevsky and his masterpiece, The Brothers Karamazov.

May 21 2014

1hr 1min

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Rank #12: W.H. Auden - Nicholas Jenkins

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September 30, 2008--A conversation with literary historian Nicholas Jenkins about the life and work of poet W.H. Auden

Sep 30 2008

1hr 3mins

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Rank #13: The Resurrection pt 1 - A conversation with Tom Sheehan

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April 18, 2006. Part 1 of a conversation with Tom Sheehan on the Christ's resurrection.

Apr 18 2006

57mins

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Rank #14: Aristotle's Poetics - Blair Hoxby

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March 8, 2011--Robert Harrison speaks with Blair Hoxby, Stanford Professor of English literature about Aristotle's Poetics.

Mar 08 2011

1hr 1min

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Rank #15: Origins of Agriculture Pt 1 - Michael Shanks

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February 5, 2008--The first of a two part conversation with archaeologist Michael Shanks about the origins of agriculture

Feb 05 2008

56mins

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Rank #16: Peter Sloterdijk on Friedrich Nietzsche

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December 15, 2016--A conversation with writer, philosopher, and cultural theorist Peter Sloterdijk on Friedrich Nietzsche.

Dec 15 2016

1hr 13mins

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Rank #17: Phenomenology - Thomas Sheehan

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October 5, 2011--Robert Harrison speaks with Thomas Sheehan, Stanford Professor of Religious Studies, about phenomenology.

Oct 05 2011

1hr 4mins

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Rank #18: Henry James - A conversation with Colm Toibin

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June 06, 2006. Listen to Irish novelist Colm Toibin speak about Henry James, the main character of his acclaimed novel, The Master.

Jun 07 2006

1hr 1min

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Rank #19: Paul Rabinow on Foucault and "the contemporary"

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June 4, 2014--A conversation with Paul Rabinow, professor of Anthropology at Berkeley, on Foucault and the notion of "the contemporary".

Jun 04 2014

1hr 2mins

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Rank #20: Vocation of the Humanities - Hayden White

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February 19, 2008--A conversation with historian and literary theorist Hayden White about the vocation of the humanities

Feb 19 2008

1hr 1min

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