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.
August 18th, 2022 | 1 hr 48 mins
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In part 7 of the Political Philosophy Reading Group series, Adam, Giffin, and I discuss the Declaration of the Rights of Man and Citizen, a foundational Enlightenment document that inspired some of the United States' own formational ideas.
June 16th, 2022 | 1 hr 23 mins
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In this reading group episode, we wrap up the free will and moral responsibility series with a discussion of Greene and Cohen's "For the Law, Neuroscience Changes Nothing and Everything." We talk about the legal and cultural implications of the series through the lens of Green ad Cohen's work.