August 17th, 2023 | 1 hr 45 mins
act, cave, consequentialism, duty, ethics, good, grad school, graduate, group, jordan, life, love, meaning, moral, morality, myers, phd, philosophy, plato, plato's cave, reading, reis-dennis, rice, right, rules, saints, sam, series, susan, university of houston, utilitarianism, value, vida, wolf, wrong, yao
In this episode, Adam, Giffin, and I discuss two essays by Wolf: "The Role of Rules" and "Two Concepts of Rule Utilitarianism."
June 4th, 2021 | 1 hr 25 mins
agent, attitudes, blame, caruso, cave, compatibilism, compatibilist, consequentialism, criminal justice, dan, daniel, death, debating, dennett, deserts, event, frankfurt, free, grad school, graduate, gregg, harris, interview, jordan, just, libertarianism, moral, myers, objective, penalty, person, phd, philosophy, plato, plato's cave, praise, punishment, reactive, rejecting, responsibility, retributivism, strawson, subjective, will
In this episode, I speak with Gregg Caruso about this recent book, Just Deserts, co-authored with Dan Dennett. We discuss his claims about rejecting deep moral responsibility while still preserving many distinctions that compatibilists like Dan find important. We also dive into the divide between he (and myself) and Dennett.
March 15th, 2020 | 1 hr 11 mins
action, aristotle, cave, consequentialism, ethics, eudiamonia, grad school, graduate, itunes:episode, itunes:title, life, morality, phd, philosophy, plato, plato's cave, that's bs, thats bs, vice, virtue
Part 1 of a 2 part series on Aristotelian virtue ethics.