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Why Theory

Why Theory

25 Episodes By Todd McGowan & Ryan Engley soundcloud.com/whytheory
Why Theory brings continental philosophy and psyc…
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Why Theory
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Enjoyment Right & Left
Ryan and Todd discuss Todd's latest book Enjoyment R... more
Nov 26 2022 1h 22m
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Technology
This is a special Why Theory episode that was record... more
Nov 12 2022 1h 19m
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Love
Ryan and Todd trace the history of how thinkers have... more
Oct 29 2022 1h 31m
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Badiou
Ryan and Todd provide an introduction to the philoso... more
Oct 15 2022 1h 13m
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Event
Ryan and Todd explore the philosophical concept of t... more
Oct 2 2022 1h 17m
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Neurosis
Ryan and Todd discuss the diagnostic categories of p... more
Sep 17 2022 1h 21m
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Hegel's Absolute Knowing
Ryan and Todd conclude their series on Hegel's Pheno... more
Sep 4 2022 1h 20m
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Hegel's Religion
In their penultimate episode on Hegel's Phenomenolog... more
Aug 20 2022 1h 16m
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Screwball Comedy
Ryan and Todd begin a series of discussions about th... more
Aug 6 2022 1h 27m
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Mourning and Melancholia
Ryan and Todd are joined for the episode by James Go... more
Jul 23 2022 1h 27m
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Wild Psychoanalysis
Ryan and Todd analyze Freud's essay "Wild Psychoanal... more
Jul 9 2022 1h 20m
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Abortion Theory
In this special episode, Ryan and Todd address the n... more
Jun 25 2022 1h 20m
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Quilting Point
Ryan and Todd investigate the concept of the quiltin... more
Jun 11 2022 1h 22m
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Seminar 3
Ryan and Todd provide their reading of Jacques Lacan... more
May 29 2022 1h 24m
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Hamlet
Ryan and Todd address the history of psychoanalytic ... more
May 14 2022 1h 31m
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Streaming
Ryan and Todd question the theoretical implications ... more
May 1 2022 1h 15m
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The Woman Doesn't Exist (Aphorism 8)
Ryan and Todd explore Lacan's late aphorism, "The Wo... more
Apr 17 2022 1h 12m
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Film Noir
Ryan and Todd explore theories of film noir and try ... more
Apr 3 2022 1h 21m
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Dualism & Multiplicity
Ryan and Todd investigate the possibility of thinkin... more
Mar 19 2022 1h 15m
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Mystic Writing Pad
Ryan and Todd delve into a shorter text from Freud's... more
Mar 6 2022 1h 14m
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Beyond the Pleasure Principle
Ryan and Todd conduct a thorough exploration of Freu... more
Feb 20 2022 1h 11m
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Superhero Film
Ryan and Todd examine the theoretical underpinnings ... more
Feb 7 2022 1h 14m
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Hegel's Spirit
Ryan and Todd pick up their discussion of Hegel's Ph... more
Jan 22 2022 1h 20m
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Metalanguage (Aphorism 7)
Ryan and Todd discuss Lacan's claim that "there is n... more
Jan 8 2022 1h 17m
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The Christmas Film
Ryan and Todd return to the theorization of the Chri... more
Dec 23 2021 1h 18m
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