August 14th, 2020 | 1 hr 8 mins
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In this episode, I speak with the Philosopher Russell Blackford about his edited book with Damien Broderick on the problems of philosophical progress, pop-philosophy, academic isolation, interdisciplinary work, and more. This was a wonderful insight on the niche details of the field, and will be of interest to both PhD's and fans of philosophy alike.
April 7th, 2020 | 1 hr 16 mins
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In this episode, I speak with Dr. Peter Boghossian about where academic philosophy stands in the modern university system. We discuss the problems that it and other humanities create for themselves and for the public, and how to reform the standards in the field by injecting a scientific and Socratic standard.
March 15th, 2020 | 1 hr 1 min
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In this episode, I speak with Peter Boghossian about his new book, co-authored with James Lindsay, How To Have Impossible Conversations. We discuss the book, SJW culture, moral relativism, Twitter, the grievance studies paper, and more. I had a great time speaking to Peter and found him to be a downright decent and honest guy. I hope you enjoy our talk and buy his book.