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Bertrand Russell's Critique of Bergson
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Bertrand Russell argues against Henri Bergson's views of space and time. This is from a section of Bertrand Russell's 1945 work on the History of West...
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Descartes' Wax Argument
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A section of Descartes' Second Meditations on First Philosophy. The recording is from LibriVox and read by D.E. Wittkower.
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The Problem of Beginning
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A clip of Richard Dien Winfield discussing the problem of finding a starting point of inquiry or knowledge. This is from a discussion of Hegel who was...
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First Philosophy
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A clip of Richard Dien Winfield discussing First Philosophy. This is from a course on Marx, Nietzsche, and Hegel which can be found here: https://arch...
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Crazyism - Why You Should Expect The Truth To Be Crazy
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Some theories violate common sense so wildly that you want to just reject them out of hand. For example, "The United States is conscious," or "The mos...
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Lyotard & the Suspicion of Metanarratives
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"Simplifying to the extreme, I define postmodern as incredulity toward metanarratives" Lyotard.
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Nietzsche Versus the Postmodernists
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A short clip of Ken Gemes discussing one difference between Nietzsche and the postmodernists. This is from a talk he gave on Nietzsche on the Death of...
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Logic and the Brain
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Hannes Leitgeb (MCMP/LMU) gives a lecture in Munich. Credit to LMU.
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Consciousness & Physicalism
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Philip Goff and David Papineau discuss consciousness and whether it's something wholly physical/material. Goff rejects physicalism, Papineau accepts i...
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Alan Watts on Non-Being
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Heidegger & the Seduction of Fascism
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Three Heidegger scholars are interviewed about Heidegger and his relationship with fascism and anti-semitism. The guests include Jeremiah Conway, phil...
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Marx and Morality
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Morality is often considered to be ahistorical. But following Hegel, Marx disagreed with such a view and instead thought of ethical values as social a...
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Free Will Pessimism
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In this clip, Galen Strawson discusses what he calls pessimism about free will, the idea that free will is incompatible with both determinism AND inde...
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Wittgenstein on Knowledge & Certainty - Michael Williams
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Wittgenstein's "On Certainty": https://web.archive.org/web/20051210213153/http://budni.by.ru/oncertainty.html This is from College de France.
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Impressions of David Hume
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Isaiah Berlin said of David Hume, “No man has influenced the history of philosophy to a deeper or more disturbing degree.” Join Grant Bartley from...