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December 06, 2016 — Daniel Kaufman & Massimo Pigliucci
How do ancient and modern philosophy differ?
Philosophy as a way of life
How the scientific revolution changed philosophy
Has modern ethics gone down the wrong path?
Why did ethicists turn away from virtues and toward moral rules?
Do universal ethical principles exist?
What Sam Harris gets wrong about ethics
February 02, 2016 — Massimo Pigliucci & Daniel Fincke (moderated by Daniel Kaufman)
Stoicism: a philosophical alternative to religion
Adapting an ancient philosophy of life to modern times
Accepting harsh truths
Confronting regret, fear, and death
Applying Stoicism to the social sphere
Interpreting the concept of radical self-sufficiency
November 01, 2014 — Daniel Kaufman & Massimo Pigliucci
Stoic Week is almost here--get that catering order in!
Wrestling philosophy out of the ivory tower and onto the street
Neo-Stoicism: Like the ancient kind, but with less Zeus
A day in the life of a practicing modern Stoic
Can Stoicism be a secular replacement for traditional religion?
That guy who always cries at weddings? Probably a philosopher
January 05, 2018 — Daniel Kaufman & Massimo Pigliucci
Dan and Massimo's dueling essays on the Greek concept of eudaimonia
Who can claim to be truly satisfied with life?
What Kant and the Stoics have in common
Are humans more than their internal moral lives?
Dan: Building moral character requires interaction with society
Is philosophy going corporate?
August 10, 2017 — Robert Wright & Massimo Pigliucci
Bob's and Massimo's complementary new books
Bob and Massimo give Buddhist and Stoic advice on dealing with regret
Buddhist and Stoic recipes for reducing anxiety
Using meditative practices to fight ADD
Building resilience, maintaining compassion
The upside of distraction
October 23, 2019 — Daniel Kaufman & Crispin Sartwell
Why Crispin loves writing takedowns of cultural icons
Crispin: Ludwig Wittgenstein is overrated
Dan objects to people who try to live their lives philosophically
Hume and the limits of human reason
Wittgenstein's critique of representationalism
Did Wittgenstein debunk philosophical skepticism?
Crispin: I want my metaphysics to be compatible with my common sense
January 18, 2017 — Daniel Kaufman & David Ottlinger
Dan's definition of classical liberalism
Locke's Second Treatise of Government and Mill's On Liberty
Mill and Locke on the individual
The social contract and political authority
The group and the individual in the modern world
How much of a liberal was Mill really?
Social censorship and the PC debate
Is Mill's utilitarianism at odds with his liberalism?
Classical liberalism in America
June 23, 2017 — Robert Wright & Massimo Pigliucci
Massimo's new book, How to Be a Stoic, and Bob's forthcoming book, Why Buddhism Is True
Similarities between Buddhism and Stoicism
The metaphysics of Stoicism
Is there a Stoic version of the Buddhist "not-self" doctrine?
Massimo's Stoic advice column
Seneca's tips for anger management
Achieving an objective awareness of your emotions
Using meditation to cope with feelings of failure
April 05, 2017 — Daniel Kaufman, Massimo Pigliucci, & Skye Cleary
Fundamentals of Stoicism...
The roles we play
Seasickness and other things we can't control
Contributions to psychotherapy from Stoics and existentialists
Suicide, "the only serious philosophical problem"
Stoicism as a philosophy of love
When being virtuous is close to impossible
May 25, 2018 — Robert Wright & Massimo Pigliucci
What is the Logos?
The practicality of metaphysics
Philo of Alexandria's vision of global harmony
Plotinus and the connection between human and divine
The Logos and Christianity
The Logos as an algorithm
Why do the laws of physics infallibly work?
Carl Jung and the Logos (and Jordan Peterson's Jungianism)
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