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Open College Podcast

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Dr. Stephen R.C. Hicks is a Canadian-American philosopher who teaches at Rockford University, Illinois. He has had visiting positions at Oxford University (England), Kasimir the Great University (Poland), and has lectured at universities across North America, Europe, Asia, and Latin America. He specializes in modern European philosophy and politics, and has written extensively on Kant, Marx, including his two books, Explaining Postmodernism: Skepticism and Socialism from Rousseau to Foucault ...
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Beginner friendly if listened to in order! For anyone interested in an educational podcast about philosophy where you don't need to be a graduate-level philosopher to understand it. In chronological order, the thinkers and ideas that forged the world we live in are broken down and explained.
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What are the prospects for cooperation or cooperation in the international system? Will states always be primarily concerned with their own security or is progressive change possible in international politics? Does it matter to international politics if states are democratic or not? And what is the importance of economic change, or gender relations to international politics? In the following seven films, some of the world's leading experts on international relations explore what determines h ...
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Ryan and Noosh are Dead

Dhanushka Kumarasinghe

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Ryan and Noosh are Dead is a bi-weekly podcast where the hosts riff on ridiculous stories from history and pop culture. The hosts are Dhanushka Kumarasinghe (Noosh), who is either enthusiastic or a narcissist but no one is quite sure which, not even him; Courtney Rajan, who can quote Foucault just as easily as she can quote the 10th Doctor; Ken Tran, who somehow breaks every mic in the studio; Brendan Kidney, professional babysitter; and Ryan Walters, who's been away making babies and promis ...
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Kickass Queers

Rachel Stuart; Larry Womack

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Exploring the incredible life stories of trailblazers, innovators and pioneers who also happened to be lesbian, gay, bi, trans, gender-nonconforming or otherwise queer people.
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Season 2 of Genealogies of Modernity is a limited series from the Genealogies of Modernity Project and Ministry of Ideas. Each episode takes up a well-worn story about what it means to be modern and how we got here, and then challenges that narrative with recent humanities scholarship. Genealogies of Modernity illuminates lesser-known pathways to the present and unearths overlooked resources from the past for flourishing in the future. Genealogies of Modernity is a project of Beatrice Instit ...
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Gone Clear

Gloria Dawson & Ralph Pritchard

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Gone Clear is a series of informal discussions hosted by Ralph Pritchard and Gloria Dawson, they often revolve around art, politics and slippages between the personal and the political.
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The idea of freedom is central to the way we live our lives. Some of us say we would die to defend it, and many have. To explain who and what we are, we first call ourselves “free”. But for as often as we say the word, do we understand what freedom is? We will explore the idea of freedom through the lens of philosophy, history, literature… and whatever else we can find to learn from. I hope you’ll join the conversation.
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Live Theory

Ryan Leack & Ellen Wayland-Smith

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Live Theory: Living Writing & Rhetoric invites scholars in rhetorical theory, composition studies, and beyond to share their expertise with us in the form of a 15 minute talk, followed by a discussion with USC and other university faculty and guests who are able to attend live via Zoom. At Live Theory, we do not bring theory down from the clouds. Rather, theory never belonged, and perhaps never was, in the clouds to begin with. At Live Theory, we live theory, bringing life to writing and rhe ...
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Diaries of Social Data Research

Katherine A. Keith, Naitian Zhou, & Lucy Li

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Large-scale data has become a major component of research about human behavior and society. But how are interdisciplinary collaborations that use large-scale social data formed and maintained? What obstacles are encountered on the journey from idea conception to publication? In this podcast, we investigate these questions by probing the “research diaries” of scholars in computational social science and adjacent fields. We unmask the research process with the hope of normalizing the challenge ...
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The Time Museum - Besançon

The Time Museum - Besançon

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A history musuem, a clock and watchmaking museum, a science museum, the Time Museum is above all a place of dialogue between world time, city time and human time. Located since 2002 in the Granvelle Palace, itself a historical monument, the Time Museum pays hommage to the history and tradition of clockmaking in Besançon.
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This is only the first part of Episode 165, for full two hour show and all past shows subscribe to muh Gumroad: https://bronzeagepervert.gumroad.com/l/BronzeAgePervert I TALK NIC SALO FISTED FOUCAULT ON EUROPE ELECTIONS, AMERICAN SUPREMACY, UKRAINE WAR, GAZA ISRAEL, MANY BANTS THINGS I DON'T REMEMBER I DRUNK I am back on Twitter at @bronzeagemantis…
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Today we talk about some of the benefits of being a practitioner of philosophy. Michael Sandel's view of the three main approaches to justice throughout the history of philosophy. The strengths and weaknesses of all three. The consequences of replacing social norms with market norms. And the importance of the common good as a piece of a just societ…
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Today we continue developing our understanding of the ideas that have led to what Mark Fisher calls Capitalist Realism. We talk about tolerant relativism, postmodern artwork, the slow cancellation of the future, Hauntology and Acid Communism. Hope you enjoy it! :) Sponsors: LMNT: https://www.DrinkLMNT.com/philo Better Help: https://www.BetterHelp.c…
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The Mindcrime Liberty Show discusses whether there is a market for truth? Do people want to know the truth, if it does indeed exist, and can it be produced on the “market”? What are the incentives for those who want to spread the truth? Do the so-called “traditional” print media and “journalists” do so? Did the internet make things better or worse?…
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This is only the first part of Episode 164, for full two hour show and all past shows subscribe to muh Gumroad: https://bronzeagepervert.gumroad.com/l/BronzeAgePervert This show on Europe elections and political situation Europe with frends eugyppius and Leo Cesaris, also is first drunken show ...first part on number of things from Trump prosecutio…
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Today we begin our discussion on the work of Mark Fisher surrounding his concept of Capitalism Realism. We talk about the origins of Neoliberalism, it's core strategies, some critiques of Neoliberalism, and the hyperfocus on individualism and competition that has come to define a piece of our thinking in the western world. Hope you enjoy it and hav…
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This is only the first part of Episode 163, for full two hour show and all past shows subscribe to muh Gumroad: https://bronzeagepervert.gumroad.com/l/BronzeAgePervert First part of show I talk about Trump prospects of victory, the problem of conservative sabotage of Trump agenda, the problem of the conservative brown-noser pundit and the conservat…
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The Mindcrime Liberty Show discusses whether anarchism, or abolishing the state, would lead to what is normally understood as right wing. There is a movement to try to transcend or render meaningless the terms left and right; however, even though the terms may not be entirely useful in all areas, this axis still reveals a lot of truth. Anarchism do…
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This is only the first part of Episode 162, for full two hour show and all past shows subscribe to muh Gumroad: https://bronzeagepervert.gumroad.com/l/BronzeAgePervert I talk about the conservative movement in America and its focus on abstractions, what defines a nation or a people, the debate over "universalism" versus "particularism" and Leo Stra…
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Today we talk about a potential way to find meaning for someone prone to postmodern subjectivity. We talk about surplus enjoyment. Zizek's alcohol use, or lack thereof. Resisting surface level consumption. Love. And failure. Sponsors: https://www.BetterHelp.com/PHILTHIS https://www.AuraFrames.com Use code PT at checkout to save $30! Thank you so mu…
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This is only the first part of Episode 161, for full one and a half hour show and all past shows subscribe to muh Gumroad: https://bronzeagepervert.gumroad.com/l/BronzeAgePervert I talk about the wasteland of corporate life, job search and application scam problem, shortcomings of various parties addressing or not addressing this, and finally on Ne…
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Today we talk about several different common versions of the postmodern subject in contemporary culture. Hope you enjoy it! :) Sponsors: Henson Shaving: Go to https://hensonshaving.com and enter PT at checkout to get 100 free blades with your purchase. (Note: you must add both the 100-blade pack and the razor for the discount to apply.) Exclusive N…
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The Mindcrime Liberty Show discusses whether Charles Murray and Michel Foucault are right that the left hates the poor? Murray and Foucault are two intellectuals whom some might categorize as being at opposite purposes, they are in fact both critical of the modern managerial welfare state. When the modern left speaks of helping the poor arguably th…
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We're trying something different this episode! With a little help from our friends Noah and the Comedatrix Ms. Grey, we're going down a surprise list of contemporary and controversial queer people and deciding on the fly if they are kickass, or... something else entirely! A few of the personalities we'll be covering: An occultist filmmaker who trie…
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This is only the first part of Episode 160, for full two and a half hour show and all past shows subscribe to muh Gumroad: https://bronzeagepervert.gumroad.com/l/BronzeAgePervert I talk about Robert Drews' book Militarism and the Indo-Europeanizing of Europe, the emergence of ancient militarism, and many such thing. I am back on Twitter at @bronzea…
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Today we talk about the distinction between left and right. Lacan's thoughts on desire. How Capitalism captures desire and identity. I would prefer not to. Moderately conservative communism. Hope you enjoy it! :) Sponsors: Exclusive NordVPN Deal: https://nordvpn.com/philothis Try it risk-free now with a 30-day money-back guarantee! Better Help: htt…
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The Mindcrime Liberty Show discusses whether it is possible to save for the future outside of actual material goods. Austro-Libertarians are famous for their criticisms of government backed fiat currency as either outright criminal or just a known fraud. If that criticism is the case, what value does anything denominated in US currency, as well as …
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This is only the first part of Episode 159, for full two and a half hour show and all past shows subscribe to muh Gumroad: https://bronzeagepervert.gumroad.com/l/BronzeAgePervert I talk with Steve Sailer about human biodiversity, heretical thought, intelligence research, Pierre van den Berghe, Los Angeles past and future, controversy over racial di…
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Join us as we dive deep into the thought-provoking concepts of Karl Mannheim's "Ideology and Utopia." In this episode, we unravel Mannheim's profound insights into the role of ideology in society. From understanding the mechanisms of ideological distortion to exploring the transformative potential of utopian imagination, we embark on a captivating …
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This is only the first part of Episode 158, for full one and a half hour show and all past shows subscribe to muh Gumroad: https://bronzeagepervert.gumroad.com/l/BronzeAgePervert I talk with Edward Luttwak come back appearance about current conditions and recent history of Kazakhstan, plus issues regarding Central Asia in general, Mongolia, and his…
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Today we go into a deeper explanation of ideology and dialectics. Liberal democratic capitalism is featured as a special guest. Hope you enjoy it! :) Sponsors: Nord VPN: https://www.NordVPN.com/philothis Better Help: https://www.BetterHelp.com/PHILTHIS LMNT: https://www.DrinkLMNT.com/philo Thank you so much for listening! Could never do this withou…
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The Mindcrime Liberty Show discusses whether eliminating voting would make family and friendships stronger. With the growing polarization which is occurring in the major "democracies” there is a growing trend of family, friendships, churches, marriages and business relationships being broken up on the grounds of who one votes for. Is this "rational…
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Before the Beatles, before Elvis (but after Sinatra,) there was Johnnie Ray. Ray overcame partial deafness to become the world's biggest pop idol and inspire generations of songwriters to come. He was also pretty queer! Larry has the whole story. We'll also be talking briefly about two other queer trailblazers who helped shape modern music: Little …
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This is only the first part of Episode 157, for full one and a half hour show and all past shows subscribe to muh Gumroad: https://bronzeagepervert.gumroad.com/l/BronzeAgePervert I talk with Erik Prince about mercenaries and private military contractors now, in the past and in the future, the future of warfare, the problems with modern states and m…
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As we regularly do on this program-- we engage in a metamodernist steelmanning of different philosophical positions. Hopefully the process brings people some joy. Today we go from ideology, to New Atheism vs Creationism, to Aristotle, to Thomas Nagel, to Phillip Goff's new book called Why? The Purpose of the Universe. Sponsors: Better Help: https:/…
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This is only the first part of Episode 156, for full two hour show and all past shows subscribe to muh Gumroad: https://bronzeagepervert.gumroad.com/l/BronzeAgePervert I talk Trump persistence in election, why Trump was successful in 2016, and then the otherwise false reasons given by dumb or malicious people to explain his victory. Second half of …
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Today we give an introduction to the thinking of Slavoj Zizek-- at least as much as is possible in ~35 mins. The goal is for this to be a primer for the rest of the series. Thank you so much for listening! Could never do this without your help. Sponsors: AG1: https://www.DrinkAg1.com/philo Better Help: https://www.BetterHelp.com/PHILTHIS LMNT: http…
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This is only the first part of Episode 155, for full two hour show and all past shows subscribe to muh Gumroad: https://bronzeagepervert.gumroad.com/l/BronzeAgePervert First part of show I talk sexual morality in the Third World and the misunderstandings of those who claim that it has been introduced by the West or America or capitalism or such. Se…
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In the conclusion of Rachel's very first sprawling epic, we learn about the later life of pop culture's most talked-about philosopher. We'll learn how Foucault's independent thinking led him to be way ahead of the curve on some issues... and tragically wrong on others. We'll also talk about perceptions of his massive impact on contemporary culture …
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The Mindcrime Liberty Show discusses whether the “War on Covid regime failure” is a white pill (or provided many of what Sean Gabb calls collateral benefits) or was it a black pill? All three aspects of the war on Covid including vaccine mandates, masks and social distancing are retrospectively being renounced, or walked back/distanced, by most so-…
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Today we talk more about anarchism. Sponsors: Better Help: https://www.BetterHelp.com/PHILTHIS Factor: http://www.FactorMeals.com/pt50 Thank you so much for listening! Could never do this without your help. Website: https://www.philosophizethis.org/ Patreon: https://www.patreon.com/philosophizethis Social: Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/philo…
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This is only the first part of Episode 154, for full one hour and a half show and all past shows subscribe to muh Gumroad: https://bronzeagepervert.gumroad.com/l/BronzeAgePervert The food debate as applies to migration, demand for migrants, and superiority of various national cuisines reconsidered as it blows up on Twatter again. The phenomenon of …
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Michel Foucault was one of the most famous, influential and controversial scholars of the 20th century--and, perhaps, all time. He did it all to impress boys. Rachel walks us through the first four decades of his life and career, with plenty of asides about the bizarre personal predilections that influenced his work for the better... and for the wo…
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This is only the first part of Episode 153, for full two hour and a half show and all past shows subscribe to muh Gumroad: https://bronzeagepervert.gumroad.com/l/BronzeAgePervert I talk the problems with modern right and conservatism, their faulty critique of "individualism," and the development of the individual in Renaissance Italy I am back on T…
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Today we answer some questions about the potential security risks of an anarchist society. Sponsors: https://www.DrinkLMNT.com/philo https://www.BetterHelp.com/PHILTHIS https://www.DrinkAg1.com/philo Thank you so much for listening! Could never do this without your help. Website: https://www.philosophizethis.org/ Patreon: https://www.patreon.com/ph…
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Did someone say flashback episode? Rachel and Larry revisit the highs, lows and give you the Cliff's Notes versions of all the stories we've told so far! (While they diligently prepare the next batch of kickass stories.) Kickass Queers shares the incredible life stories of amazing lesbian, gay, transgender, gender-nonconforming and otherwise queer …
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This is only the first part of Episode 152, for full two hour fifteen minute show and all past shows subscribe to muh Gumroad: https://bronzeagepervert.gumroad.com/l/BronzeAgePervert I discuss the problem of how race realism or scientific discussion of racial differences won't actually be able to end "wokism" or anything similar in modern states, a…
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