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Drunken Philosophy

Oct 10, 2018

Our old pal Karl Marx stops by the studio to tell Connor and Dan about the not-so-sexy problem of commodity fetishism. What makes a bottle of Coke so special? Why do people go gaga over new Apple products? Why don't we ever think about the poor bastards in the factories making this stuff? All these questions will...

Sep 26, 2018

It's all about the process, baby! At least, it is this week on Drunken Philosophy where a very sleepy Connor and Dan discuss Alfred Whitehead's book 'Process and Reality' as well as the broader ideas behind process philosophy. Get out of here substance! We don't need ya anymore!

Sep 5, 2018

Dan had big plans to do an episode all about different philosophers thoughts on police and how police should function in a well-run society. But he was dismayed to find that very few philosophers had even touched the subject over the centuries. So, instead, he and Connor delve into a wide-ranging discussion of why this...

Aug 29, 2018

Sure, you've heard of the Trolly Problem. But do you know anything about the woman who created it? This week, Connor and Dan explore the ethical philosophy of British philosopher Philippa Foot who stood apart from most 20th century philosophers by advocated for a return to virtue ethics. Also, Connor has a cat dilemma.