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Drunken Philosophy

Jan 25, 2017

How big of a role does luck play in our moral lives? Are we still to blame if certain factors are out of our control? How much are you allowed to drink at Dave & Busters? That last question might be unrelated. But that won't stop Connor and Dan from discussing it on this week's episode all about Moral Luck. Also...


Jan 25, 2017

Prepare to be bummed out! This week on DP, Connor and Dan are discussing the major bummer philosophy of Peter Wessel Zapffe, specifically his book The Last Messiah. How do humans deal with the fact that we're too dang smart? Turns out, just laying down and dying might be a good option. Hear that and so much more on this...


Jan 11, 2017

(Apologies for the white noise, Dan recorded this episode on vinyl) Connor and Dan brave the California winter storms to bring you an episode on Friedrich Nietzsche's experimental novel Thus Spoke Zarathustra. They're talkin' Ubermensch. They're talkin' eternal recurrence. And, of course, even though nobody asked...


Jan 4, 2017

Welcome to the new year! Unfortunately, this is still the same old podcast. This week, Connor and Dan dig into Thomas Kuhn's Structure of Scientific Revolutions. This ep is a real paradigm shift (that reference makes more sense if you listen to the episode)! Also, you'll hear Dan mix his drink with his finger, Connor...