This episode will feature Azzurra Crispino, whom you might recall from our Kant on epistemology episode. We’re reading two works that were significant for the development of her interest in feminist philosophy:
Patricia Churchland on her new book Braintrust: What Neuroscience Tells Us About Morality. We also discussed David Hume’s ethics as foundational to her work, reading his Treatise on Human Nature (1739), Book III, Part I and his Enquiry Concerning the Principles of Morals (1751), Section V, Parts I and II.
Given that we’ve been building to this “new atheism” episode for-stinking-ever (it’s scheduled to record at the end of August right now) and the next actual recording we’ll be doing is on feminism (scheduled for a week from now,…Read more »