Episode #195 ... Could Anarcho-Capitalism be the solution to our problems? - Anarchism pt. 4 (Rothbard, Friedman, Malice)
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by Stephen West
1w ago
Today we talk more about anarchism. Sponsors: Better Help: https://www.BetterHelp.com/PHILTHIS Factor: http://www.FactorMeals.com/pt50 Thank you so much for listening! Could never do this without your help.  Website: https://www.philosophizethis.org/ Patreon: https://www.patreon.com/philosophizethis  Social: Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/philosophizethispodcast X: https://twitter.com/iamstephenwest Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/philosophizethisshow ..read more
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Episode #194 ... Do we really need the police? - Anarchism pt. 3 - (Gelderloos, Security)
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by Stephen West
3w ago
Today we answer some questions about the potential security risks of an anarchist society. Sponsors: https://www.DrinkLMNT.com/philo https://www.BetterHelp.com/PHILTHIS https://www.DrinkAg1.com/philo Thank you so much for listening! Could never do this without your help.  Website: https://www.philosophizethis.org/ Patreon: https://www.patreon.com/philosophizethis  Social: Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/philosophizethispodcast X: https://twitter.com/iamstephenwest Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/philosophizethisshow ..read more
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Episode #193 ...The chief export of the western world is trash. - Anarchism pt. 2 (Bookchin, Social Ecology)
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by Stephen West
1M ago
Today we talk about some of the work of Murray Bookchin. We talk about anarchism as a historical trend in human thought that keeps recurring. Then we talk about the superficiality of typical approaches to being environmentally conscious. We talk about Futurism and the hope of colonizing other planets. We talk about Artificial Intelligence and why people sometimes don't feel like celebrating its arrival. Sponsors: Better Help: https://www.BetterHelp.com/PHILTHIS NordVPN: https://www.NordVPN.com/philothis Get more: Website: https://www.philosophizethis.org/ Patreon: https://www.patreon.com/phi ..read more
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Episode #192 ... Should we overthrow the government tomorrow? - Anarchism pt. 1 (Chomsky, Malatesta)
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by Stephen West
2M ago
Today we talk about some common misconceptions about Anarchism, the weaknesses of traditional government structures, a possible alternative way of cooperating and whether or not the government is the hierarchy we should be focusing on. Sponsors: Rocket Money - https://www.RocketMoney.com/PT GiveWell - https://www.GiveWell.org (mention Philosophize This! at checkout) NordVPN - https://www.NordVPN.com/PHILTHIS Get more: Website: https://www.philosophizethis.org/ Patreon: https://www.patreon.com/philosophizethis Philosophize This! Clips: https://www.youtube.com/@philosophizethisclips   Be ..read more
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Episode #191 ... The modern day concentration camp and the failure of human rights. (Giorgio Agamben)
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by Stephen West
2M ago
Today we talk about the philosophy of Giorgio Agamben. Human rights, a political tactic to dehumanize groups that has been growing in popularity, governments declaring states of emergency and how the concept of potential may in fact be a unifying force. https://www.philosophizethis.org Sponsors: Hello Fresh: https://www.HelloFresh.com/ptfree Better Help: https://www.BetterHelp.com/PHILTHIS ..read more
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Episode #190 ... Are emotions a waste of time? - Neo-Stoicism (Martha Nussbaum)
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by Stephen West
2M ago
Today we talk about the lessons found in the ancient Greek play titled Hecuba. We talk about the great Stoic ethicists Epictetus, Seneca and Marcus Aurelius. We talk about Martha Nussbaum and her work looking to infuse classical Stoic ideas with all that we've learned in the sciences over thousands of years. We talk about compassion. Shame and guilt. Her capabilities approach. It's a whole lot of fun for the whole family. :) SPONSORS: Better Help: https://www.BetterHelp.com/PHILTHIS AG1: https://www.drinkAG1.com/philo ..read more
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Episode #191 ... The modern day concentration camp and the failure of human rights. (Giorgio Agamben)
Philosophize This!
by Stephen West
2M ago
Today we talk about the philosophy of Giorgio Agamben. Human rights, a political tactic to dehumanize groups that has been growing in popularity, governments declaring states of emergency and how the concept of potential may in fact be a unifying force. https://www.philosophizethis.org Sponsors: Hello Fresh: https://www.HelloFresh.com/ptfree Better Help: https://www.BetterHelp.com/PHILTHIS ..read more
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Episode #190 ... Are emotions a waste of time? - Neo-Stoicism (Martha Nussbaum)
Philosophize This!
by Stephen West
2M ago
Today we talk about the lessons found in the ancient Greek play titled Hecuba. We talk about the great Stoic ethicists Epictetus, Seneca and Marcus Aurelius. We talk about Martha Nussbaum and her work looking to infuse classical Stoic ideas with all that we've learned in the sciences over thousands of years. We talk about compassion. Shame and guilt. Her capabilities approach. It's a whole lot of fun for the whole family. :) SPONSORS: Better Help: https://www.BetterHelp.com/PHILTHIS AG1: https://www.drinkAG1.com/philo ..read more
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Episode #190 - Are emotions a waste of time? - Neo-Stoicism (Martha Nussbaum)
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by Stephen West
3M ago
Today we talk about the lessons found in the ancient Greek play titled Hecuba. We talk about the great Stoic ethicists Epictetus, Seneca and Marcus Aurelius. We talk about Martha Nussbaum and her work looking to infuse classical Stoic ideas with all that we've learned in the sciences over thousands of years. We talk about compassion. Shame and guilt. Her capabilities approach. It's a whole lot of fun for the whole family. :) SPONSORS: Better Help: https://www.BetterHelp.com/PHILTHIS AG1: https://www.drinkAG1.com/philo ..read more
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Episode #189 ... Everything that connects us is slowly disappearing. - Byung Chul Han pt. 2
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by Stephen West
5M ago
Today we talk about the disappearance of rituals, truth, community, communication, public spaces and talk about the importance sometimes of being an idiot. Hope you love it! :)   Sponsor: Better Help https://www.BetterHelp.com/PHILTHIS   Get more: Website: https://www.philosophizethis.org/ Patreon: https://www.patreon.com/philosophizethis Philosophize This! Clips: https://www.youtube.com/@philosophizethisclips   Be social: Twitter: https://twitter.com/iamstephenwest Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/philosophizethispodcast TikTok: https://www.tiktok.com/@philosophizethispodca ..read more
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