April 7th, 2023 | 1 hr 4 mins
anger, angry, apt, cave, communication, epistemic, ethics, evaluation, evidence, fight, grad school, graduate, hume, injustice, interview, jordan, meek, meekness, morality, motivation, myers, phd, philosophy, plato, plato's cave, pride, rage, reasoning, sports, srinivasan, thinking, university of houston, value, vice, virtue, wicked, wrong
I speak with Glen Pettigrove about his paper "Meekness and Moral Anger." We discuss his attempt to breathe new life into meekness as a virtue, his diagnosis of anger's downsides, and the ways in which meekness can avoid these pitfalls.
June 15th, 2022 | 1 hr 42 mins
actions, addict, analysis, asymmetrical, asymmetry, attitude, bad, blame, cave, condition, determinism, free, freedom, good, grad school, graduate, group, human, interview, jordan, mind, moral responsibility, myers, objective, phd, philosophy, plato, plato's cave, praise, psychology, reactive, reading, robot, susan, true, university of houston, value, virtue, will, wolf
In this reading group episode, Giffin, Adam, Brian, and I talk about the crazy (in the best way) paper by Susan Wolf, "Asymmetrical Freedom." Can we be responsible for bad actions? Only good ones? What does the role of determinism do to our judgements?
September 25th, 2020 | 52 mins 42 secs
abuse, book, brandon, cave, ethics, grad school, graduate, grand, grandstand, grandstanding, interview, jordan, justin, media, moral, muckraker media, myers, phd, philosophy, plato, plato's cave, politics, posturing, religion, review, signaling, social, stand, talk, tosi, trump, twitter, use, vice, virtue, warmke
In this episode, I speak with Brandon Warmke about his new book, Grandstanding, which he co-authored with Justin Tosi. Brandon is a professor of philosophy at Bowling Green State University. I highly recommend the book, and I hope this talk does it justice. I very much enjoyed speaking with Brandon, and I hope you enjoy our conversation as well.
March 15th, 2020 | 1 hr 13 mins
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In this episode, In this episode, Jordan, Brian, and Adam discuss the possible shortcomings of Aristotelian ethics as opposed to consequentialism or deontology. Plus, a quibble on moral relativism.
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.