Philosophize This!

Philosophize This!

By: Stephen West

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Beginner friendly if listened to in order! For anyone interested in an educational podcast about philosophy where you don't need to be a graduate-level philosopher to understand it. In chronological order, the thinkers and ideas that forged the world we live in are broken down and explained.

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Today we talk about why philosophy is taken for granted, the crazed cult leader of ancient Greek philosophy, Pythagoras, the annoying dark cloud of deductive reasoning, Parmenides and the super hero Empedocles.

Today we discussed the "Out of Africa" theory, the adversity of early humans, the term "Pre-Socratic", the first philosopher Thales, the meanest philosopher Heraclitus and Democritus, the godfather of the theory of atomism. 

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Today we begin our discussion of Jean Baudrillard's book Simulacra and Simulation.

Today we talk about the work of Michel Foucault. 

Today we talk about the work of Michel Foucault. 

Today we begin talking about the work of Michel Foucault. 

Today we talk about Logical Positivism. 

Today we begin our discussion on the work of Jacques Derrida. 

Today we begin a lengthy conversation on the critiques of Post-modernism. 

Today we continue to talk about the projects of Structuralism. 

Today we begin talking about the initial projects of Structuralism. 

Today we talk about the origins of Structuralism.