August 3rd, 2023 | 1 hr 30 mins
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In this episode, Adam, Giffin, and I discuss Wolf's essay "Moral Obligations and Social Commands," which asks where the true authority of moral enforcement originates from.
June 28th, 2022 | 1 hr 12 mins
50, agency, borges, cave, chance, decision, deliberation, divine, ethics, experiment, fate, forking, forknowledge, free, garden, garrett, god, grad school, graduate, infallible, interview, jordan, moral, myers, omnipotence, omniscient, paradoxes, paths, pendergraft, pepperdine, phd, philosophy, plato, plato's cave, puzzle, responsibility, routledge, thought, uncertainty, university of houston, will
In this episode, I speak with Garrett Pendergraft about his forthcoming book: FREE WILL AND HUMAN AGENCY: 50 PUZZLES, PARADOXES, AND THOUGHT EXPERIMENTS, which will be out in July 2022! We discuss three chapters on the Garden of Forking Paths, Uncertainty and Deliberation, and Divine Foreknowledge.
December 13th, 2021 | 50 mins 43 secs
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In this episode, I speak with Matthew Flummer about various episodes and topics from his podcast, The Free Will Show. We discuss Frankfurt cases, God's Foreknowledge as a threat to freedom, and the type of control needed for responsibility.
April 15th, 2021 | 1 hr 14 mins
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In this episode, I speak with Dr. Derek Leben about his recent Philosophy Now article, Pascal’s Artificial Intelligence Wager. We talk about Pascal's wager applied to AI, the control problem, consciousness, our ability to control the course of AI development, and the meaning that grounds moral realism.
March 15th, 2020 | 1 hr 23 mins
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In this episode, I spoke with Paul about many interesting topics: God, my religious experiences, his pastoral work, Jordan Peterson's religiosity, interpreting scripture, and more. This was a really interesting and fun episode, and I hope you think so too!