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The Partially Examined Life Philosophy Podcast

The Partially Examined Life Philosophy Podcast

25 Episodes By Mark Linsenmayer, Wes Alwan, Seth Paskin, Dylan Casey partiallyexaminedlife.com
The Partially Examined Life is a podcast by some guys who were at one point set on doing philosophy for a living but then thought better of it. Each episode, we pick a short text and chat about it with some balance between insight and flippancy. You don't have to know any philosophy, or even to have ...more
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Ep. 309: Wittgenstein On Certainty (Part Two)
Continuing to discuss On Certainty, we get deeply in... more
Jan 30 2023 40m
Knowledge, Truth, and Justification
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PEL Presents PMP#143: Pinocchio the Unfilmable (Yet Frequently Filmed)
Mark, Lawrence, Sarahlyn, and Al discuss the origina... more
Jan 28 2023 51m
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PEL Presents PMP#142: Lyric Literality w/ Dave Philpott
Since 2008, Dave has written cheeky (but actually he... more
Jan 23 2023 58m
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Ep. 309: Wittgenstein On Certainty (Part One)
Discussing the notes Ludwig Wittgenstein made at the... more
Jan 23 2023 43m
The Language Game
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PEL Presents NEM#188: Pat Irwin (Raybeats, B-52s, SUSS) Writes for TV (and Himself)
Pat started in the late '70s New York No Wave scene ... more
Jan 22 2023 1h 6m
The Different Versions of Phillip Glass
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Ep. 308: Moore's Proof of Mind-Independent Reality (Part Two)
We quickly complete our treatment of G.E. Moore’s "P... more
Jan 16 2023 48m
The Pragmatic Theory of Truth
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PEL Presents Philosophy vs. Improv #45: Meaningful Road Trips w/ Dee Bradley Baker
Voice actor Dee, who has a background in both improv... more
Jan 13 2023 51m
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Ep. 308: Moore's Proof of Mind-Independent Reality (Part One)
On G.E. Moore’s "Proof of the External World" (1939)... more
Jan 9 2023 46m
Radical Realism and Color
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PREMIUM-PEL Nightcap 2022 Wrap-Up
Recorded by Mark, Wes, and Dylan before our Moore di... more
Jan 8 2023 10m
The More You Know
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PEL Presents NEM#187: Eszter Balint Interprets Her Past
Eszter is an actor/musician, gaining initial fame st... more
Jan 6 2023 1h 11m
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Ep. 307: G.E. Moore Defends Common Sense (Part Two)
Continuing on "A Defense of Common Sense" (1925). Mo... more
Jan 2 2023 49m
Sense Data and Russell's Project
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PEL Presents Philosophy vs. Improv #44: Stand-Up vs. Improv w/ Matty Goldberg
As our first stand-up comedian (albeit one on sabbat... more
Dec 29 2022 58m
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Pretty Much Pop #141: Christmas Songs
The PMP A-Team (Mark, Lawrence, Sarahlyn, and Al) ta... more
Dec 26 2022 1h 14m
Christmas Movies and Songs
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Ep. 307: G.E. Moore Defends Common Sense (Part One)
On "A Defense of Common Sense" (1925), featuring Mar... more
Dec 26 2022 42m
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PEL Presents (sub)Text: Pagan Poetics in “Sunday Morning” by Wallace Stevens
Wallace Stevens was an ungainly insurance executive,... more
Dec 25 2022 1h 14m
Character Analysis of Stephen by Michael Hoffman
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PREMIUM-Ep. 306: Dworkin and the Dobbs Decision (Part Three)
Concluding on the Dobbs v. Jackson Women’s Health Or... more
Dec 24 2022 12m
The Majority's Argument on Liberty
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Ep. 306: Dworkin and the Dobbs Decision (Part Two)
Continuing on Ronald Dworkin's "Unenumerated Rights:... more
Dec 19 2022 52m
Male Dominance in Discussions About Women's Rights
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PEL Presents NEM#186: Simon Ratcliffe (Basement Jaxx, Village of the Sun): From House Music to Jazz Fusion
Simon has produced programmed dance music since the ... more
Dec 16 2022 1h 17m
The Making of Alcazar
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Ep. 306: Dworkin and the Dobbs Decision (Part One)
Does the U.S. Constitution guarantee the right to an... more
Dec 12 2022 42m
The Disintegration of the Rule of Law
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PREMIUM-Ep. 305: Cormac McCarthy's "Blood Meridian" (Part Three)
To conclude our discussion of Blood Meridian, we tal... more
Dec 10 2022 11m
The Ubermensch, Maturation, and the Judge
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Ep. 305: Cormac McCarthy's "Blood Meridian" (Part Two)
Continuing on McCarthy's 1985 novel, we discuss the ... more
Dec 5 2022 50m
Autonomy and Hedonism.
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PEL Presents PMP#139: The Sandman Cometh
We cover the first chunk of Neil Gaiman's 1989 comic... more
Dec 4 2022 47m
Updating and Drag Shows
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PEL Presents NEM#185: Bruce Thomas' Bass Lines Before, After, and During the Attractions
Bruce is best known as Elvis Costello's bassist for ... more
Dec 3 2022 1h 1m
Do It and Work Out
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Ep. 305: Cormac McCarthy's "Blood Meridian" (Part One)
On McCarthy's 1985 anti-Western novel, featuring Wes... more
Nov 28 2022 41m
The Catcher in the Rye
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PREMIUM-PEL Nightcap November 2022: Listener Testimonials
We recently put out a call among our supporters for ... more
Nov 27 2022 9m
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