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Drunken Philosophy

Sep 11, 2019

As a direct follow-up to their previous episode on Arthur Danto, Connor and Dan dig into the contemporary aesthetic philosophy of cultural critic Sianne Ngai. Specifically, they're talking about things that are cute, zany, and interesting. These three categories are launching off points to discuss the commodification of...


Sep 4, 2019

Identity is a complex issue, and, obviously, two drunk white straight guys are the most equipped to talk about it. Kidding, of course. This week Connor and Dan look to the contemporary philosophy of Kwame Anthony Appiah and his thoughts on identity, race, nationality, and our lives as global citizens. Spoiler...


Aug 28, 2019

As a way of wrapping up their discussion of Kant, Connor and Dan complete their whirlwind tour of the famous Critique before turning their attention to Kant’s famous moral philosophy. This means, of course, a rehashing of the categorical imperative and whether or not it’s ok to help murderers. Also, they reflect on...


Aug 21, 2019

In part-two of their Kant trilogy, Connor does his best to stay awake and engaged while Dan explains one of the more complex and influential books in modern philosophy: The Critique of Pure Reason. Hopefully, you all like terminology because the first half of this episode covers the damn table of contents!


Aug 14, 2019

At the start of their next ambitious three-parter, the boys turn their attention to a figure who looms large not just in their lives, but in the lives of all philosophers. That little, persnickety gentleman from Konigsberg, Immanuel Kant. This week, Connor and Dan learn a little about Kant’s life and try to figure out...