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Red Letter Philosophy

Dec 19, 2020

From Aristotle to Camus, wisdom has taught us that our destinies are related to our identities.  Our pursuit of beauty reveals a truth about our natures (our identities), namely, that we are not animals.

Dec 4, 2020

It is science that is beautiful, not beauty that is scientific.  This is why beauty cannot be found in a test tube (as we discussed in the previous episode).  In this episode we look at the nature of beauty and confront one of the deep paradoxes of philosophy, namely, that there is nothing more useful than...