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Students of Philosophy Association, Concordia University

Philosophy Bites – Robert Stern on Hegel on Dialectic

Hegel’s philosophy is notoriously difficult to grasp. In this episode of the Philosophy Bites podcast Robert Stern gives a lucid account of Hegel’s notion of dialectic, the fundamental methodology in his philosophy. Philosophy Bites is made in association with the Institute of Philosophy. Listen to Robert Stern on Hegel on Dialectic Philosophy Bites is made [...]

Philosophy Bites – Galen Strawson on the Sense of Self

Is it possible to know your self? Does everyone have a sense of their own self? These thorny questions are the focus of this episode of the Philosophy Bites podcast. Galen Strawson is in conversation with Nigel Warburton. David Edmonds introduces the podcast. Listen to Galen Strawson on the Sense of Self Philosophy Bites is [...]

Philosophy Bites – Jonathan Wolff on John Rawls’ A Theory of Justice

Rawls’ A Theory of Justice is one of the most important works of political philosophy of the Twentieth Century. In this podcast interview Nigel Warburton interviews Jonathan Wolff about Rawls’ main ideas and their limitations. Listen to Jonathan Wolff on John Rawls’ A Theory of Justice Philosophy Bites is made in association with the Institute of [...]

The Philosopher’s Zone (ABC Australia) – The Romantic Movement and rock music

2 January 2010 Romantic ideas and philosophy live on in certain strains of modern rock music, according to this week’s guest, Craig Schuftan, author of Hey Nietzsche – Leave them kids alone. David Bowie, The Cure, The Smiths, Queen, and more contemporary bands like My Chemical Romance and Weezer share some seriously Romantic tendencies with [...]

Martha Nussbaum on Desire and Hellenistic Ethics

From The Philosophers’ Zone, ABC Australia The Therapy of Desire – Epicureans and Stoics on the good life Can philosophy be practical and compassionate? Can it exist for human beings and not just for its own coldly logical reasons? This was a question asked by the philosophers of the Hellenistic age, that’s the period following [...]

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