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In this weekly podcast join me in learning how to live well. Covering a variety of topics important to life, we will seek to live a life that constantly moves towards human flourishing (eudaimonia). That's generally what we do here.

In this weekly podcast join me in learning how to live well. Covering a variety of topics important to life, we will seek to live a life that constantly moves towards human flourishing (eudaimonia). That's generally what we do here.
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In this weekly podcast join me in learning how to live well. Covering a variety of topics important to life, we will seek to live a life that constantly moves towards human flourishing (eudaimonia). That's generally what we do here.

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English


Episodes

015 - Morality Wars

12/2/2019
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This week we will discuss morality. We will look at the three main moral systems: deontology, consequentialism, and virtue ethics. We will also see how these can be seen in popular culture through the Avengers movies.

Duration:00:28:07

014 - Thinking of Thanks

11/25/2019
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Thanksgiving is this week so it is only fitting that we discuss thankfulness. In this episode, we will consider the nature of thankfulness as well as its connection to optimism. We will also discuss the difference between being "thankful for" and "thankful to."

Duration:00:00:19

013 - Fate, Luck, and Free Will

11/18/2019
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Seeing as 13 is typically regarded as an unlucky number, I figured we might as well take this week to discuss fate, luck, and free will. We will discuss Voltaire and Tolstoy's arguments against free will and the implications of these.

Duration:00:32:51

012 - What is Man?

11/11/2019
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An essential question that we deal with is: What does it mean to be human? This week, we will look at this question and seek to answer it partially by looking at the states of nature described by Hobbes, Locke, and Rousseau.

Duration:00:30:26

011 - Peace and Quiet

11/4/2019
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Peace and rest are essential to living well. This week, we will discussion the relationship between peace, calm, and quiet as we seek to find a more restful life.

Duration:00:20:49

010 - What Makes Us Happy

10/28/2019
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This week we will discuss what it is that makes us happy. We will go over several key qualities that these things must have and work to find what actually can lead to our happiness. We will be using some quotes from Pascal to help discover these qualities.

Duration:00:32:41

009 - Let's Talk About Love

10/21/2019
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We all love something in life. This week we will discuss the Platonic tripartite soul, ordering of the soul, and ordering of loves. We will work to see the value of properly ordering what we love.

Duration:00:31:01

008 - Contentment vs Satisfaction

10/14/2019
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We all desire satisfaction. In this week's episode we will discuss what satisfaction and contentment mean, how they are different, and how they relate to each other. We strive to be content yet never satisfied.

Duration:00:31:40

007 - The Illusion of Relative Truth

10/7/2019
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Relative truth commonly comes up in our society's understanding of truth. In this episode, we will discuss what relativism and truth mean, delve a little into what perspectivism is, and discuss what it means to seek after truth.

Duration:00:29:13

006 - Why Virtue?

9/30/2019
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This week, we will discuss what exactly virtue means, why we should even pursue it, and how to pursue virtue. We will see that virtue is possible in all aspects of life and be challenged to start seeking virtue daily.

Duration:00:31:27

005 - My Life Philosophy

9/23/2019
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In this week's episode, we will discuss how to live well on a large scale. We will learn how to ask questions and philosophize with the intent of constantly learning how to live well.

Duration:00:28:58

004 - Finding Friendship

9/16/2019
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In this week's episode, we will learn about three different types of friendship, all of which are important. We will discuss the traits, benefits, and challenges of each of these types of friendship.

Duration:00:33:21

003 - Forget the Future

9/9/2019
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In this episode, we will discuss how we often lose track of the present because we are often focused on establishing a future we can never be certain of. We will learn together how to better live in the present by forgetting the future.

Duration:00:29:45

002 - Be Intentional, Live Small

9/2/2019
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In this episode, we will begin to discover how to live well with an emphasis on the effort and focus we should put into life.

Duration:00:30:23

001 - Who Am I?

8/26/2019
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In this episode, we will discuss who I am, who you are, and who we all are. We will learn about what identity is and what it means to know who you are.

Duration:00:33:12

000 - Eudaimonia (Preview)

8/14/2019
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In this preview episode, we will discuss what it means to live life well, how to seek after a life of eudaimonia (human flourishing), and talk about the purpose and hopes of this podcast.

Duration:00:05:38