June 6th, 2022 | 1 hr 18 mins
action, analysis, argument, basic, ben, book, brain, burgis, case, causal, causes, cave, choice, compatiblism, compatiblist, dennett, derk, destiny, determinism, determinist, ethics, experiment, fatalism, fate, fmri, four, free, freedom, galen, grad school, graduate, impossibility, incompatiblism, incompatiblist, jordan, korsgaard, libertarian, libet, moral, morality, myers, pereboom, peter, pf, phd, philosophy, plato, plato's cave, plum, professor, reading group, responsibility, review, series, strawson, summary, thought, university of houston, white, will
In this reading group discussion episode, we discuss Galen Strawson's "The Impossibility of Moral Responsibility" and Derk Pereboom's Four Case Argument against compatibilism.
August 14th, 2020 | 1 hr 8 mins
academia, academic, appearance, blackford, boghossian, broderick, cave, chmess, culture, damien, future, grad school, graduate, guest, james, jordan, lindsay, muckraker media, myers, peter, peterson, phd, philosophy, plato, plato's cave, pop, popular, professor, progress, russell, shapiro, teaching, test, university, woke
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.
March 20th, 2020 | 1 hr 1 min
alastair, birmingham, cave, choice, contingency, counterfactual, decision theory, dr., free will, grad school, graduate, metaphysics, multiple worlds, options, oxford, phd, philosophy, physics, plato, plato's cave, professor, quantum, self, theory, university, wilson
In this episode, I spoke with Professor Alastair Wilson about his newly released book, The Nature of Contingency: Quantum Physics as Modal Realism. We spoke about contingency, counterfactuals, the multiple worlds interpretation of quantum physics, free will, and more.