Best philosopher podcasts we could find (Updated July 2017)
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Philosophize This!
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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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The Philosopher's Zone - Program podcast
 
The Philosopher's Zone looks at the world of philosophy and at the world through philosophy. The program addresses the big philosophical questions and arguments. It also explores what philosophical analysis can contribute to our understanding of some of the fundamental and perplexing issues that face the world today.
 
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Modern Day Philosophers with Danny Lobell
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Danny Lobell learns Philosophy despite his poor academic skills, each week he is joined by comedians ( Lewis Black, Maria Bamford, Bill Burr, Aisha Tyler, Artie Lange, Carl Reiner, Marc Maron, Todd Glass, Colin Quinn etc. ) they tackle all the big and small questions and try to gain a deeper understanding of life.
 
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The Public Philosopher
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Harvard political philosopher Michael Sandel examines the thinking behind a current controversy
 
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WHY? - Philosophical Discussions About Everyday Life
 
Join us each month as we engage in philosophical discussions about the most common-place topics with host Jack Russell Weinstein, professor in the Department of Philosophy and Religion at the University of North Dakota . He is the director of The Institute for Philosophy in Public Life.
 
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The Philosopher's Arms
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Matthew Sweet examines philosophical problems with a live audience in a pub
 
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Philosophical Disquisitions
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Things hid and barr'd from common sense
 
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Philosophical Parenting - The Series from Freedomain Radio
 
A series of podcasts on excellence in parenting from Freedomain Radio, the largest and most popular philosophy show in the world.
 
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Ancient Greek Philosopher-Scientists by Varous
 
The Pre-Socratic Greek philosophers, that is, the philosopher-scientists who lived before or contemporaneously to Socrates, were the first men in the Western world to establish a line of inquiry regarding the natural phenomena that rejected the traditional religious explanations and searched for rational explanations. Even though they do not form a school of thought, they can be considered the fathers of philosophy and many other sciences as we have them now. None of their works is extant, s ...
 
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Arcana Philosophical
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Come listen to poker pro & Critter @MoxReuby as he gets into the minds of Vox Machina with the Arcana Philosophical, the Critical Role Insight-check podcast where we ask: How Do You Want To View This?
 
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Nyani - Short Philosophical Stories in Tamil
 
Nyani - Short Philosphical Stories in TamilInteresting conversations and incidents in lives of an ordinary man, a wise man and a beggar. Each episode is a short story opening your eyes to a finer aspect of life Visit www.etheni.com and www.leomohan.net for more.
 
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Metaphor: Philosophical Issues
 
Lecture series introducing some of the main debates about metaphor in contemporary aesthetics and philosophy of language. No background in either philosophy of language or aesthetics is required. Questions considered include: Are there some thoughts that can only be expressed in metaphor? Why do we speak metaphorically, especially in describing how things look, sound, taste and smell? How do metaphors get the special meaning or content they have? And do metaphors have a non-literal meaning o ...
 
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Philosophical Parenting - The Series from Freedomain Radio
 
A series of podcasts on excellence in parenting from Freedomain Radio, the largest and most popular philosophy show in the world.
 
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Full Stack Philosopher
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Live hard, love hard, learn hard, play hard, work smart. (enter generic sneaker name here)
 
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Mad Philosopher Podcast
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A Philosophy Blogcast devoted to rational inquiry and discussion concerning ethics and epistemology. Oh, and the host is an anarchist.Read more at:www.madphilosopher.xyzRSS (podcast) Feed:http://feeds.soundcloud.com/users/soundcloud:users:120358620/sounds.rss
 
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Pop Culture Philosophers
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"Comics are as healthy as they have been for over a decade. The level of story and art are at all time highs."
 
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Philosophical Investigation
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Join us as we explore philosophical questions through stories from around the world! We take on these stories with a comedic and critical eye, leaving no myth safe.
 
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Philosophical Weightlifting
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An intellectual insight into resistance training, nutrition, and life.
 
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Mindless Philosophers | Star Wars news and Rumors
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Star Wars news and rumors by real Star Wars fans.
 
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Disphor: The Distracted Philosopher
Weekly
 
In the morning! From his studio in the basement of an abandoned amusement park —former legendary stage actor and televangelist Regis Jack will astound and enlighten you with his serious and absurd philosophical views on life, liberty, and the pursuit of happiness. But be warned, this will be offensive to some people- so now is your time to leave. Really. Just turn it off and walk away. Just, walk away. For the rest of you, please open your minds, loosen your morals, and lower your expectatio ...
 
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Conversations Kill | Dissecting current events, music and film through a philosophical and political lens.
 
A bi-weekly podcast dissecting current events, music and film through a philosophical, political and religious lens.
 
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WAMTM - Philosophical Leopard
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A regular but mercifully short journey into what seemingly-innocuous part of modern society gets my dander right up.
 
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Perpetual Peace, A Philosophic Essay (Trueblood Translation) by KANT, Immanuel
 
This essay, written in 1795, puts forth a plan for a lasting peace between nations and peoples. Kant puts forth necessary means to any peace, and argues that nations can be brought into federation with one another without loss of sovereignty. In one translation, telling of the historical impact of this essay, this federation is called a “league of nations.” The supplements and appendices are of considerable interest on their own. The supplements contain an argument regarding the use which na ...
 
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Philosophical Enquiry, A by BURKE, Edmund
 
Burke's A Philosophical Enquiry is an important treatise in the history of philosophical aesthetics, putting forth a theory of two concepts of central, perennial importance to the field of aesthetics, namely, the beautiful and the sublime. Written before Burke turned 19, it is his only purely philosophical work. Despite being such an early work, Burke's Philosophical Enquiry was noted by such later philosophers as Diderot and Kant and has remained influential in the field of aesthetics since ...
 
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Flappers and Philosophers by FITZGERALD, F. Scott
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Flappers and Philosophers was the first collection of short stories written by F. Scott Fitzgerald, published in 1920. It includes eight stories:* "The Offshore Pirate"* "The Ice Palace"* "Head and Shoulders"* "The Cut-Glass Bowl"* "Bernice Bobs Her Hair"* "Benediction"* "Dalyrimple Goes Wrong"* "The Four Fists"(Introduction by Wikipedia)
 
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Lives and Opinions of Eminent Philosophers, Book VI, The by LAERTIUS, Diogenes
 
There are 10 divisions in this title. This project is a recording of book 6. There is a number of interesting anecdotes on the lives of Antisthenes, Diogenes of Sinope, Monimus, Onesicritus, Crates of Thebes, Metrocles, Hipparchia, Menippus and Menedemus. Their school of thought is known an Cynicism. Most of the text in this book is devoted to the anecdotes concerning Diogenes's life and sayings. Even Alexander envied his life saying that if he had not been Alexander, he should have liked to ...
 
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Centre for Philosophical Research
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Talks from workshops hosted by the Centre for Philosophical Research
 
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God: Philosophize For Yourself
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Life is extremely difficult. It's full of pain, doubts and fears however we can have hope because God says that He is on our side.
 
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Philosophical Beat Podcast
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Musician, Composer & World Music Producer Bviolin invites you into the Philosophical Beat to take part in conversations, stories and reflections from musicians, artists , authors, & creative spirits of all kind. Join us every episode to soak in the wisdom and feel the common thread we all share on the creative path.
 
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Hero Philosophers' Motherland Station
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Podcast by Hero Philosophers
 
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PonG: Philosophers on Games
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What does philosophy have to say about videogames? More than you might think. Join PonG as we discuss the philosophy of videogames from every angle.Subscribe with this link: http://pong.podomatic.com/rss2.xml Send us your feedback! philosophersongames@gmail.com / @pongcaster philosophersongames.blogspot.com for more informationIntro music is 'Pipes' by Seventh Epic, courtesy of OverClock Remix (OCremix.org)
 
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Interviews with Philosophers
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A selection of short interviews with Oxford philosophers (part of the series of 'Interviews with Oxonians').
 
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Philosophers & Madmen Podcast - BFK9 Training
 
The Philosophers & Madmen podcast aims to expose some of the people we find inspiring, interesting, and passionate. We're trying to keep it light-hearted but interesting, and will normally be conversations with different guests about what makes them excited about their crafts.
 
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Perpetual Peace: A Philosophic Essay (Hastie Translation) by KANT, Immanuel
 
This essay, written in 1795, puts forth a plan for a lasting peace between nations and peoples. Kant puts forth necessary means to any peace, and argues that nations can be brought into federation with one another without loss of sovereignty. In one translation, telling of the historical impact of this essay, this federation is called a “league of nations.” The supplements and appendices are of considerable interest on their own. The supplements contain an argument regarding the use which na ...
 
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Dying Speech of an Old Philosopher by LANDOR, Walter Savage
 
LibriVox volunteers bring you 19 recordings of Dying Speech of an Old Philosopher by Walter Savage Landor. This was the Weekly Poetry project for August 1, 2011. Walter Savage Landor was an English writer and poet. His best known works were the prose Imaginary Conversations, and the poem Rose Aylmer, but the critical acclaim he received from contemporary poets and reviewers was not matched by public popularity. As remarkable as his work was, it was equaled by his rumbustious character and li ...
 
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Ideagram Podcast
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Ideagram is a podcast about research and ideas -- new ideas about science, technology, literature, philosoph -- everything but politics! We invite leading scholars to talk about innovations, ideas, the current state of the art in their fields, their research, and things they are working on that help make the world a better place. @ideagrampodcast is hosted by @awaisathar
 
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Alleyway Chats
 
Ash and Zac talk worklife balance in a episode described as equal parts gritty and philosophic, Sin City and Dead Poets Society, hard realism and hope. Is that accurate? It's not for me to say. Please, listen and advise.
 
Comedian Danny Lobell, host of the Modern Philosophers podcast, gets into the Barrel to share the struggle of being broke as joke. If you're interested in learning about the making of a storyteller and the art of turning your experiences into compelling tales, make sure you listen. In this episode, you'll also learn from Danny about the best pr ...…
 
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Story 2 Screen Movie Review Podcast
 
Chris and Ian review the latest film from director Christopher Nolan. This time, instead of tackling a philosophical or super-hero film, Nolan returns to reality by retelling one of the most famous stories from World War II.
 
This week, the ladies talk to Robert Stanley of "The Right to Reason". A podcast "to generate polite and introspective discourse and fellowship in the marketplace of ideas with people that agree with us as well as with those that do not." As Robert describes, "a show that interviews prominent free-thinkers like Michael Shermer, Dan Barker, & Ma ...…
 
Are you in the habit of seeing things and people as they are or do you attach a story to everything and everyone you see? If you’re honest, (and we all need to be!) most of us are in the habit of poor perception and faulty thinking/logic. We have endless reels that are playing in the background that distort almost every interaction…and we wonde ...…
 
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Code of Character | ACTIONS HONOR VISION | Building a Better Society by Building Great Men
 
Show notes: "You were created for more. You have gifts you have been holding inside for too long. You have a purpose and a passion that you have locked away, and now is the time to take a stand, for you, and prove to the world who you really are." Author Warren Peterson joins us to discuss his book Becoming a Significant Man and the role of the ...…
 
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The Tangent
 
The Tangent - 124: A Lumpy Log Gary: Metal Gear Solid 5 Justin: Fallout: New Vegas Anthony: Legend of Zelda: Breath of the Wild DLC Stephen: Marathon, Amazon Trail II, Nanosour, "Sports", and Yankai's Triangle. Brian: Hidden Folk, The Flame in the Flood Drunken News ATARI REVEALS FIRST IMAGES, MORE DETAILS OF ITS NEW ATARIBOX CONSOLE Wii U Rece ...…
 
Nick & Steve talk in private about a new smoothie recipe Steve has been using which invokes a more philosophical discussion, Nick reveals his love for photos of dogs, but utter disdain to actually being around a dog, and they leave the listener on a cliffhanger regarding what Nick bought with some money! UPCOMING SHOWS: PUBLIC ACCESS @ ORE DOCK ...…
 
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Snooty and Goon
 
***SPOILERS***Snooty and Goon's retro reviews take a movie from the past--either recent or distant--and go over what they would have thought if they'd caught it the first time around. If you have an old favorite, or if you're wondering if you should check out a film you skipped, have a listen!With the regular crew down for the count, Professor ...…
 
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Twickenham Church of Christ
 
We continue our series on money by quoting words from the great philosopher/theologian, Don Henley: "You don't see no hearses with luggage racks."
 
This is Beyond the Airwaves: The Infinity Project, where we go beyond the mainstream media and tackle issues that don't seem so important to the major networks. Summer is fully upon us! We'll mix it up with Mad Libs and trivia and who knows what else? No matter what happens, though, we'll head into the weekend in style! Our team: Josh "Frodo Ik ...…
 
My guest today is the multifaceted Jules Evans and trying to encapsulate Jules in a brief bio is near impossible, but let me start by sharing some his accolades: his first book, Philosophy for Life and Other Dangerous Situations was a Times Book of the Year in 2013 and was integral to the revival of Stoic philosophy that you see happening today ...…
 
The words for today are: Terrestrial, Canard, Warranted, Amulet. Today's quote is from Seneca, the Roman philosopher, author of "Letters From a Stoic" and "On the Shortness of Life" VictorPrep's vocab podcast is for improving for English vocabulary skills while helping you prepare for your standardized tests! This podcast isn't only intended fo ...…
 
We are continuing our uploading of presentations from the Ontario Association of Child and Youth Care conference which took place in June 2017. Today’s episode is called Walking the Path Towards Meaningful Youth Engagement. The presentation is by two young people who lived in residential care and three Ryerson University Master’s in Child and Y ...…
 
Today we talk about the first half of The Ethics of Ambiguity by Simone De Beauvoir.
 
This is Beyond the Airwaves: The Infinity Project, where we go beyond the mainstream media and tackle issues that don't seem so important to the major networks. It's Tuesday, so you know what that means...time to check out the NEW stuff coming out in anime, manga, video games, Blu-Ray/DVDs, and CDs (where it's always the most fun). Buster's Mal ...…
 
The callers choose the topics during Open Forum, peppering our guests with questions on every aspect of Catholic life and faith, the moral life, and even philosophical topics that touch on general religious belief.Questions Covered:07:33 - What is Catholic teaching on ghosts? 16:14 - Can you give me a brief overview of the Rosary, Fatima, Islam ...…
 
The callers choose the topics during Open Forum, peppering our guests with questions on every aspect of Catholic life and faith, the moral life, and even philosophical topics that touch on general religious belief.Questions Covered:03:38 - Aquinas says that the intellect is higher than the will; Scotus says the will is higher than the intellect ...…
 
Leadership myths. Effort vs Ability. Purpose Myth. Piano Man Story. Performance vs Value. What Leadership takes...in my meandering opinion. “Welcome to The Cognitive Rampage Podcast. I hope you’re taking care of you and living your Cognitive Rampage!" TCR fuses the cognitive, behavioral, social, biological and philosophical arts and sciences in ...…
 
A French philosopher looked at power struggles. Understanding his thinking might also provide some insight into President Trump. https://www.nytimes.com/2017/07/18/opinion/inequality-pierre-bourdieu.htmlBy burkhartpm.business@gmail.com.
 
On this hour of the show: We know of God, but don’t really know him, because we spend time with passive activities that entertain us, rather than being proactive in seeking truth 4 things to do to strengthen your faith: Read books, engage in philosophical thinking, pray devotedly, and take action Listener email: Cristina says her 14 y.o. son is ...…
 
(An excerpt from “The Strangest Secret Library” – available on Amazon.) Art of Mental Pictures – Magic of Believing Once when I was in the investment banking business. Bob, a young salesman, came into my office for advice. “I wish you would tell me how I can overcome my fear of Mr. Smith. I know I can sell him if I can just get in to see him an ...…
 
(An excerpt from “The Strangest Secret Library” – available on Amazon.) Art of Mental Pictures – Magic of Believing Once when I was in the investment banking business. Bob, a young salesman, came into my office for advice. “I wish you would tell me how I can overcome my fear of Mr. Smith. I know I can sell him if I can just get in to see him an ...…
 
This week's episode of Sift brings you a discussion of Russian-American novelist and philosopher, Ayn RandRecipes and photos can be found on www.siftthepodcast.comSupport Sift the Podcast: www.patreon.com/siftthepodcast/
 
In this episode of Functional Philosophy, I explain why people hate bankers and financiers, and why they're the smartest, most heroic people in society.Functional Philosophy is the show in which Objectivist philosopher Charles Tew helps you gain and strengthen the philosophical foundations required to achieve certainty, success, and happiness. ...…
 
The choice of clip for Episode 13 was inspired by the heat we're feeling at the moment. It certainly has made all us here feel a combined sensation of discomfort and irritation. In the clip, Joris attempts to join in local festivities, only to be disillusioned by its philosophical shortcomings.By aesthetical.excerpts@gmail.com (Joris Planck).
 
Jason Skirry is a philosopher and professor of philosophy at University of St. Thomas. His passion is bringing people to together and using philosophical principles to examine our lives since we all know that unexamined life is not worth living (Socrates).
 
If you haven't noticed, Stoicism is getting popular these days. Google it and a raft of influencer and popular thought leader articles appear touting the philosophy's benefits. As Nassim Taleb ascribes to the stoic sage in his book The Black Swan: “Someone who transforms fear into prudence, pain into information, mistakes into initiation, and d ...…
 
CPAC’s Assistant Director Nikita Karvounis Joins us on the open line Casula Powerhouse Arts Centre continues its film offerings with a free program of Contemporary Italian Cinema – Beyond Classics. Co-presented with the Italian Institute of Culture, the monthly screenings will run until November, and provide insight into the ironic, emotional n ...…
 
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Relatively Speaking Podcast
 
This is a very special edition of the Relatively Speaking Podcast. Not only is Matt Moore, of CBS fame, a guest on this episode, but it is the 100th show. Thank you to everyone who has been around for the wild ride, bad jokes and iffy sports takes. By law of having a guest on, the Relatively Speaking Podcast begins by asking Moore five random q ...…
 
Published on 31 Jan 2017. Today’s guest is Sam Harris, philosopher, neuroscientist and best-selling author of books including “Waking Up,” “The End of Faith,” “Letter to a Christian Nation,” and “The Moral Landscape.” Jason and Sam explore a wide range of topics, including the ethics of robots, the value of meditation, Trump’s lies, and his mos ...…
 
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Financial Independence Podcast - Early Retirement | Investing | Real Estate | Entrepreneurship
 
On today’s episode of the Financial Independence Podcast, Jeff from The Happy Philosopher joins me to discuss the unique challenges that doctors and other professionals face on the journey to early retirement. When you invest so much time, money, and energy into your career, it’s no wonder that walking away from your job is much more difficult. ...…
 
For our second meeting of the Longform Society, we look at Maggie Nelson’s The Argonauts, an exhilarating, genre-defying work of feminism, queer theory and memoir. Strikingly original and immediately beloved, Nelson’s unique writing effortlessly moves between compelling literary criticism and memoir. Using selected extracts, Quinn Eades, Hannah ...…
 
For our second meeting of the Longform Society, we look at Maggie Nelson’s The Argonauts, an exhilarating, genre-defying work of feminism, queer theory and memoir. Strikingly original and immediately beloved, Nelson’s unique writing effortlessly moves between compelling literary criticism and memoir. Using selected extracts, Quinn Eades, Hannah ...…
 
It's time to banish the poor author back to the garret and explode the myths of the penniless creative. Choose the model of Picasso and Michelangelo, merging creativity and business to get your words out in the world, change lives and grow your bank account. We live in the best time in history to be a writer and in today's show, Jeff Goins and ...…
 
It's time to banish the poor author back to the garret and explode the myths of the penniless creative. Choose the model of Picasso and Michelangelo, merging creativity and business to get your words out in the world, change lives and grow your bank account. We live in the best time in history to be a writer and in today's show, Jeff Goins and ...…
 
Part two of a splendid chat with UNCC PhD candidate Eric Kane veers toward the philosophical over Dogfish Head 60 Minute IPA. Can Eric and David pin down the meaning of life? Tune in and find out. Music at the end from The Meeting Places with On Our Own.
 
Part two of a splendid chat with UNCC PhD candidate Eric Kane veers toward the philosophical over Dogfish Head 60 Minute IPA. Can Eric and David pin down the meaning of life? Tune in and find out. Music at the end from The Meeting Places with On Our Own.
 
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Disphor: The Distracted Philosopher
 
I'm going to be talking about my eventual madness, the distractions of the week, then things get a bit weird. —>> "The Never-Ending as Always" <
 
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