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Drunken Philosophy

Jan 15, 2020

These days, Zizek is a little difficult to ignore. He's a philosophical superstar, he's got manic energy, and he loves talking about movies. It seems only fitting that Connor and Dan dedicate an entire episode to discussing his background and thoughts on ideology and politics.

Jan 8, 2020

In a slight break from format, Connor and Dan spend a little time with a literary great who wasn't afraid of voicing his political and philosophical opinions. George Orwell's legacy stretches from 9th grade English classrooms all the way to the halls of Congress, but do people have the right idea about him? We'll find...

Dec 25, 2019

Ho, ho, ho! Etc, etc. On this special (decidedly Christian) holiday, Connor and Dan decide to spend some time with one of the Four Horsemen of New Atheism. But they pick the one who happens to look like Santa Claus so it's all good. Regardless, it's time to talk science and religion all at once! Happy Holidays!

Dec 11, 2019

Attention contrarians, here's an episode for you. This week, Connor and Dan discuss American philosopher Carl Cohen who isn't afraid to piss people off with his thoughts on controversial issues, including animal rights. This is an episode for all you devil's advocates out there or for any vegetarians looking to...

Dec 4, 2019

In honor of the recent passing of contemporary philosopher Jaegwon Kim, Connor and Dan discuss the Brown University professor's thoughts on physicalism, the mind-body problem, and the difficult problems of philosophy. It's good stuff! But, as usual, they spend the opening ten minutes alienating everyone and everything.