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The Philosophy Guy is a philosophy podcast by a guy trying to understand the philosophical questions of our time. Attempting to make philosophy accessible and applicable to the real world. The podcast discusses ethics, morality, political philosophy, self-improvement, philosophy movies, philosophical dilemmas, culture, current events and anything else about understanding life through the lens of philosophy. Each episode guarantees one thing...it will be about philosophy. Tune in!

The Philosophy Guy is a philosophy podcast by a guy trying to understand the philosophical questions of our time. Attempting to make philosophy accessible and applicable to the real world. The podcast discusses ethics, morality, political philosophy, self-improvement, philosophy movies, philosophical dilemmas, culture, current events and anything else about understanding life through the lens of philosophy. Each episode guarantees one thing...it will be about philosophy. Tune in!
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The Philosophy Guy is a philosophy podcast by a guy trying to understand the philosophical questions of our time. Attempting to make philosophy accessible and applicable to the real world. The podcast discusses ethics, morality, political philosophy, self-improvement, philosophy movies, philosophical dilemmas, culture, current events and anything else about understanding life through the lens of philosophy. Each episode guarantees one thing...it will be about philosophy. Tune in!

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English

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563-513-1532


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Bonus Episode Preview Westworld: From William to the Man in Black

8/9/2018
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This is a Patreon bonus feed preview, enjoy! In this episode, I analyze the Man in Black's meaning of life or outlook on life. How he changed from young William to the Man in Black. What made him put down the white hat and put on the black? Is he living in bad faith? Is he trying to free the host because of justice or the new world of possibilities their freedom can open for HIM? What would Jean Paul-Sartre think of the Man in Black? All of this discussed If you want the complete episode...

Duration:00:07:42

Philosophy of Westworld: Ford's View of Consciousness

7/27/2018
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In this episode, we dive deeper into Westworld's understanding of consciousness. Particularly focussing on Robert Ford's views on consciousness. Does Ford think consciousness exists? Is the self an illusion? Which philosophers share a similar perspective as Ford? All of this discussed, tune in! As I mentioned in the show please reach out to me by email to enter the book giveaway..which will be ending soon! Email me at thephilosophyguy2@gmail.com. If you are interested in supporting the...

Duration:00:14:27

The Philosophy of Westworld: Consciousness and Personhood P1

7/1/2018
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In this episode, we cover the question of consciousness in Westworld. Do host have a different level of consciousness than humans? Do the host have to prove their consciousness or do humans have to prove the host don't? What are the moral implications of the host having consciousness? How does this relate back to the broader question of personhood? All of this discussed! As I mentioned in the show, at the end of the Westworld series I'll be giving away a few books! To enter, just send me...

Duration:00:17:58

Philosophy of Westworld Introduction

6/20/2018
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In this episode I discuss the philosophical ideas, questions, and topics that will be covered in the upcoming series. Also some background on the process for choosing some of those topics. As I mentioned in the show, at the end of the Westworld series I'll be giving away a few books! To enter, just send me an email with proof that you're subscribed to my podcast, plus you can recieve a second entry by leaving a rating or review. If you would like to support the podcast visit my Patreon...

Duration:00:15:19

Episode 1: The Philosophy of Trailer

6/14/2018
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Hello and welcome back to the podcast! This is an announment trailer for my new project. I've been away for awhile now but I'm excited to announce the new version of the podcast. The trailer will explain how I'll be using movies, tv shows, and books to dive deeper into those philosophical ideas presented in the interesting entertainment(ex, Rick and Morty and Westworld) all around us. Introduction to my series on Westworld will be released shortly. Please subscribe to stay up to date.

Duration:00:13:29

Episode 14: Debate Series: Vegetarian vs Non-Vegetarian

10/28/2017
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In this episode, I discuss the debate between vegetarians and non-vegetarians. Is it morally wrong to eat meat? Do we have moral reasons to eat meat? Why don't meat eaters find vegetarians arguments compelling? Are vegetarian arguments morally compelling? Are you a speciesist? Do animals have rights? All of this discussed, tune in! Links: Further Research: Animal Liberation Non-Human Animals Video My Patreon: https://www.patreon.com/thephilosophyguy Twitter:...

Duration:00:29:40

Episode 8: Idea Series: The Allegory of the Cave

6/9/2017
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What are Plato's Forms and how do they relate to the Allegory of the Cave? Are we oblivious to the realm of forms? Is all we see shadows of the real thing? How can the Allegory teach us to be reflective? What is Plato's solution to the Allegory? Once we leave the cave do we reenter? All of this discussed, tune in! The links below will help you reach me or support the podcast. Website: The Philosophy Guy My Patreon page: The Philosophy Guy Email: thephilosophyguy2@gmail.com Twitter:...

Duration:00:18:29

Episode 7: Discussing Buddhist arguments against the independent self with Aaron Rabinowitz

5/30/2017
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What are some Buddhist arguments against the belief in an independent, enduring self? The Buddha claims that this false belief and attachment it produces lies at the root of all our suffering. By learning to embrace the no-self view, anyone can reduce the amount of suffering in their lives and the lives of those around them. Aaron co-hosts the Embrace the Void podcast, where he and GW and lots of friends come together to accept that we are living in one of, if not the worst of all...

Duration:00:59:17

Episode 6: Idea Series: What is Living in Bad Faith? - Jean Paul Satre

5/19/2017
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What is Jean Paul Satre's idea of bad faith? How is this idea from him applicable to today's world? Are we denying the freedom we have? Are political groups acting with such anger living in bad faith? What is living in good faith? Are we condemned to freedom? What are the positives and negatives of living in good faith? All of these questions discussed, tune in!

Duration:00:18:50

Episode 1: Is Morality Objective?

4/6/2017
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In this episode an attempt is made at understanding the arguments about objective and subjective morality. Questions discussed: Is the earth flat because Kyrie Irving believes it? Tigers? Can we have moral progress? Can rectangles have three sides? Eskimos did what? What are moral truths? The links below will help you reach me or support the podcast. Website: The Philosophy Guy My Patreon page: The Philosophy Guy Email: thephilosophyguy2@gmail.com Twitter: The Philosophy...

Duration:00:40:32