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Episode 11 - From Perceptions to Knowledge Pt 1 - Sensibility and Intuition: Pt 1

4/16/2018
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A brief introduction to Transcendental Aesthetic from Immanuel Kant's Critique of Pure Reason. Some basic vocabulary from the Critique is introduced to get started on Kant's theory of perception. Link to Episode 11

Duration:00:15:20

Episode 10 - Driven to Meaning - Part 2: From Rules to Meaning

4/1/2018
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What are the basic rules we follow? We guess that they lie deep in the human psyche. How can we get at them? Episode 10 Link

Duration:00:20:24

Episode 8a - Nietzsche and Morality Wrap-Up: A Final Thought or Two

3/9/2018
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A few last words concerning Nietzsche's writing style and how it affects our image of him. Episode 8a Link

Duration:00:07:16

Episode 5 - Nietzsche and Morality - Part 1: The Origin of Morality

3/8/2018
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This episode begins a short series of episodes dedicated to the first essay in Friedrich Nietzsche's "On the Genealogy of Morals." The first 4 sections are read and very briefly commented on. The overall theme of these sections is the origin of our concepts of "good" and "bad." Link to Episode 5

Duration:00:25:57

Episode 9 - Driven to Meaning - Part 1: The Doorway Effect

3/5/2018
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How much of our experience with the world is predetermined by the contents of our mind? Episode 9 Link

Duration:00:14:05

Episode 4 - Nietzsche - Part 1: Eternal Return

12/8/2017
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NOTE: Episode 4 has been updated! The first in a series of episodes covering some of the ideas of Friedrich Nietzsche. This episode introduces Amor Fati and Eternal Return. Episode 4 - Nietzsche - Part 1: Eternal Return

Duration:00:16:45

Episode 2 - Space and Time: Part 1 - Pieces of Infinity

11/17/2017
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Conceptions of infinity and infinite divisibility of space and time. David Hume's thoughts on the matter and his criticisms of accepted definitions in Geometry by mathematicians. Podcast Episode 2 - Space and Time - Part 1: Pieces of Infinity - Link For a written explanation of some of Hume's thoughts, included in a portion of the script for this episode, go here - Hume on Infinite Divisibility.

Duration:00:20:09

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