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Red Letter Philosophy

Jul 30, 2021

Some politicians, professors and activists talk about the “right side of history”. This idea is loaded with assumptions about the nature of history. Does history have meaning? Does it have a meaning beyond the actions of individuals? What is it? Pull up a chair, have a drink... let's talk.

Jul 16, 2021

We continue our discussion of the spirits of the age. In this episode we discuss the notion of “lived experience.” Is the idea of “lived experience” coherent? Is there only “my truth” and never the truth? Are we imprisoned in a solipsistic reality of our own making? No, no, and no. Pull up a chair, have a...

Jul 2, 2021

What do the American Revolution, Patrick Henry, and Harry Potter have in common? Does the spirit of Patrick Henry endure or have we, like Harry Potter and the mirror of Erised, fallen into a dreamy and paralyzing hope? Get the answer to these questions and celebrate the American Revolution on the annual 4th of July...

Jul 2, 2021

We’ve ditched the usual format for the Summer. in this, the inaugural episode of our “backstage” shows, your intractable hosts, Soz and Mot, ring in the Summer by discussing life, logic, and the spirit of the age.