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Ep. 0: Introduction to the Podcast: What is the format, and why are we doing this? (very short)
Ep. 1: Plato’s Apology. Part 2. (Get the text.)
Ep. 2: Descartes’s Meditations (Get the text.)
Ep. 3: Hobbes’s Leviathan
Ep. 4: Camus: “The Myth of Sisyphus” and “An Absurd Reasoning”
Ep. 5: Aristotle’s Nichomachean Ethics
Ep. 6: Leibniz’s Monadology
Ep. 7: Wittgenstein’s Tractatus Logico-Philosophicus, Part 1
Ep. 8: More Wittgenstein’s Tractatus, Carnap’s “The Rejection of Metaphysics”
Ep. 9: Bentham’s An Introduction to the Principles of Morals and Legislation, J.S. Mill’s Utilitarianism, and Peter Singer’s “Famine, Affluence, and Morality”
Ep. 10: Kant’s Fundamental Principles of the Metaphysic of Morals
Ep. 11: Nietzsche’s Genealogy of Morals
Ep. 12: Chuang Tzu
Ep. 13: Werner Heisenberg’s Physics and Philosophy
Ep. 14: Machiavelli’s The Prince and Discourse on Livy.
Ep. 15: Hegel’s Introduction to the Philosophy of History.
Ep. 16: Arthur Danto’s The Philosophical Disenfranchisement of Art
Ep. 17: Hume’s An Enquiry Concerning Human Understanding
Ep. 18: Plato’s Theaetetus and Meno
Ep. 19: Kant’s Prolegomena to Any Future Metaphysics
Ep. 20: William James’s Pragmatism plus C.S. Peirce
Ep. 21: Essays on mind by Alan Turing, Gilbert Ryle, John Searle, Thomas Nagel, Dan Dennett
Ep. 22: William James’s “The Will to Believe” and more Pragmatism
Ep. 23: Rousseau’s Discourse in Inequality
Ep. 24: Spinoza’s Ethics
Ep. 25: More Spinoza’s Ethics
Ep. 26: Freud’s Civilization and its Discontents
Ep. 27: 2nd century Buddhist Nagarjuna’s Reasoning and Emptiness
Ep. 28: Nelson Goodman’s Ways of Worldmaking
Ep. 29: Kierkegaard’s The Sickness Unto Death
Ep. 30: Schopenhauer’s On the Fourfold Root of the Principle of Sufficient Reason
Ep. 31: Husserl’s Cartesian Meditations
Ep. 32: Heidegger’s Being and Time
Ep. 33: Montaigne’s Essays
Ep. 34: Frege’s “Sense and Reference,” “Concept and Object,” and “The Thought”
Ep. 35: Hegel’s Phenomenology of Spirit
Ep. 36: More Hegel’s Phenomenology of Spirit
Ep. 37: Locke’s Second Treatise on Government
Ep. 38: Bertrand Russell’s Introduction to Mathematical Philosophy
Ep. 39: Friedrich Schleiermacher’s On Religion; Speeches to its Cultured Despisers
Ep. 40: Plato’s Republic
Ep. 41: Patricia Churchland’s Braintrust (with her as a guest), plus Hume
Ep. 42: Charlotte Perkins Gilman’s Herland and Carol Gilligan’s In a Different Voice
Ep. 43: J.L. Mackie’s The Miracle of Theism: Arguments For and Against the Existence of God
Ep. 44: Selections on atheism by Sam Harris, Richard Dawkins, Christopher Hitchens, and Dan Dennett.
Ep. 45: Hume’s Treatise of Human Nature, Book III and Adam Smith’s Theory of Moral Sentiments
Ep. 46: Plato’s Euthyphro
Ep. 47: Sartre’s Transcendence of the Ego
Ep. 48: Merleau-Ponty’s World of Perception and “The Primacy of Perception”
Ep. 49: Michel Foucault’s Discipline and Punish
Ep. 50: Robert Pirsig’s Zen and the Art of Motorcycle Maintenance
Ep. 51: Ferdinand de Saussure’s Course in General Linguistics, Claude Levi-Strauss’s “The Structural Study of Myth,” and Jacques Derrida’s “Structure, Sign, and Play in the Discourse of the Human Sciences”
Ep. 52: W.E.B. DuBois’s “Of Our Spiritual Strivings,” Cornel West’s “A Genealogy of Modern Racism,” and Martin Luther King Jr.’s “Letter from Birmingham Jail” and “The Black Power Defined”
Ep. 53: Owen Flanagan’s The Bodhisattva’s Brain: Buddhism Naturalized (with Flanagan as guest)
Ep. 54: More Owen Flanagan’s The Bodhisattva’s Brain: Buddhism Naturalized
Ep. 55: Wittgenstein’s Philosophical Investigations
Ep. 56: More Wittgenstein’s Philosophical Investigations
Ep. 57: Henri Bergson’s Laughter: An Essay on the Meaning of the Comic
Ep. 58: G.E. Moore’s Principia Ethica, C.L. Stevenson’s “The Emotive Meaning of Ethical Terms,” and Alasdair MacIntyre’s After Virtue
Ep. 59: More Alasdair MacIntyre’s After Virtue
Ep. 60: Aristotle’s Politics
Ep. 61: Nietzsche’s “On Truth and Lies in a Nonmoral Sense”
Ep. 62: Voltaire’s Candide
Ep. 63: Cormac McCarthy’s No Country for Old Men
Ep. 64: Tom Payne’s Fame: What the Classics Tell Us About Our Cult of Celebrity with guest Lucy Lawless
Ep. 65: Selections from The Federalist Papers by Alexander Hamilton and James Madison and also two Letters from Brutus
Ep. 66: W.V.O Quine’s “On What There Is” and “Two Dogmas of Empiricism”
Ep. 67: Rudolph Carnap’s The Logical Structure of the World
Ep. 68: David Chalmers’s Constructing the World, with him as a guest
Ep. 69: Plato’s Gorgias with our audio-play of the dialogue.
Ep 70: Karl Marx’s The German Ideology
Ep 71: Martin Buber’s I and Thou
Ep. 72: Articles on terrorism by Donald Black, J. Angelo Corlett, Igor Primoratz, Karl Heinzen, Bhagat Singh, and Carl von Clausewitz
Ep. 73: Why Do Philosophy? The podcasters expound their own views and histories
Ep. 74: Jacques Lacan’s “The Mirror Stage as Formative of the Function of the I as Revealed in Psychoanalytic Experience” and Bruce Fink’s The Lacanian Subject
Ep. 75: Edgar Allan Poe’s “The Purloined Letter,” Jacques Lacan’s “Seminar on ‘The Purloined Letter,’” and Jacques Derrida’s “The Purveyor of Truth”
Ep. 76: Gilles Deleuze/Felix Guattari’s What Is Philosophy?
Ep. 77: George Santayana’s The Sense of Beauty.
Ep. 78: Ayn Rand’s Introduction to Objectivist Epistemology and “The Objectivist Ethics”
Ep. 79: The Logos of Heraclitus by Eva Brann, with her as guest
Ep. 80: Heidegger’s “Letter on Humanism” with the introduction by Seth Paskin
Ep. 81: Carl Jung’s Man and His Symbols with the introduction by Wes Alwan
Ep. 82: Karl Popper’s Conjectures and Refutations with the introduction by Dylan Casey
Ep. 83: Frithjof Bergmann’s New Work, New Culture with the introduction by Mark Linsenmayer and a follow-up Q&A with Bergmann
Ep. 84: Friedrich Nietzsche’s The Gay Science.
Ep. 85: John Rawls’s A Theory of Justice with the introduction by Seth Paskin
Ep. 86: Thomas Kuhn’s The Structure of Scientific Revolutions with the introduction by Dylan Casey
Ep. 87: Jean-Paul Sartre’s “Existentialism is a Humanism,” “Bad Faith” (pt. 1, ch. 2 of Being & Nothingness, and his play No Exit with the introduction by Mark Linsenmayer and us doing an audio-play of No Exit featuring Lucy Lawless and Jaime Murray.
Ep. 88: G.E.M. Anscombe’s “Modern Moral Philosophy,” Intention sections 22-27, and “War and Murder” with the introduction by Philosophy Bro.
Next will be Berkeley (listen to Wes’s introduction) and David Brin (listen to Mark’s introduction).
After that will be Henri Bergson and Robert Nozick.
Not School Digest Episodes and other Bonus Material:
Highlight Reel: 7 min of clips through episode 45, released 11/8/12
Not School Digest Nov.-Dec. 2012: Segments on David Chalmers’s The Conscious Mind, Thomas Nagel’s Mind and Cosmos, and and Paul Auster’s City of Glass
Not School Digest Jan 2013: Segments on Deleuze & Guattari’s A Thousand Plateaus, “More Is Different” by physicist P.W. Anderson, John Searle’s Mind: A Brief Introduction, and Italo Calvino’s Cosmicomics
Not School Digest #3 (Aug. ’13): Segments on Frithjof Bergmann’s New Work, New Culture, Cormac McCarthy’s novel Blood Meridian, George Lakoff/Mark Johnson’s Philosophy in the Flesh, and Martin Heidegger’s “Letter on Humanism.”
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