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    Philosophize This!

    Beginner friendly if listened to in order! For anyone interested in an educational podcast about philosophy where you don't need to be a graduate-level philosopher to understand it. In chronological order, the thinkers and ideas that forged the world we live in are broken down and explained.
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    Episode #203 ... Why the future is being slowly cancelled. - Postmodernism (Mark Fisher, Capitalist Realism)

    Episode #203 ... Why the future is being slowly cancelled. - Postmodernism (Mark Fisher, Capitalist Realism)
    Today we continue developing our understanding of the ideas that have led to what Mark Fisher calls Capitalist Realism. We talk about tolerant relativism, postmodern artwork, the slow cancellation of the future, Hauntology and Acid Communism. Hope you enjoy it! :) Sponsors: LMNT: https://www.DrinkLMNT.com/philo Better Help: https://www.BetterHelp.com/PHILTHIS Nord VPN: https://www.NordVPN.com/philothis 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
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    enJune 17, 2024

    Episode #202 ... Why we can't think beyond capitalism. - Neoliberalism (Mark Fisher, Capitalist Realism)

    Episode #202 ... Why we can't think beyond capitalism. - Neoliberalism (Mark Fisher, Capitalist Realism)
    Today we begin our discussion on the work of Mark Fisher surrounding his concept of Capitalism Realism. We talk about the origins of Neoliberalism, it's core strategies, some critiques of Neoliberalism, and the hyperfocus on individualism and competition that has come to define a piece of our thinking in the western world. Hope you enjoy it and have a great rest of your week. :) Sponsors: Nord VPN: https://www.NordVPN.com/philothis Better Help: https://www.BetterHelp.com/PHILTHIS 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
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    enJune 03, 2024

    Episode #201 ... Resistance, Love, and the importance of Failure. (Zizek, Byung Chul Han)

    Episode #201 ... Resistance, Love, and the importance of Failure. (Zizek, Byung Chul Han)
    Today we talk about a potential way to find meaning for someone prone to postmodern subjectivity. We talk about surplus enjoyment. Zizek's alcohol use, or lack thereof. Resisting surface level consumption. Love. And failure. Sponsors: https://www.BetterHelp.com/PHILTHIS https://www.AuraFrames.com Use code PT at checkout to save $30! 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

    Episode #200 ... The Postmodern subject and "ideology without ideology" (Zizek, Byung Chul Han, Marx)

    Episode #200 ... The Postmodern subject and "ideology without ideology" (Zizek, Byung Chul Han, Marx)
    Today we talk about several different common versions of the postmodern subject in contemporary culture. Hope you enjoy it! :) Sponsors: Henson Shaving: Go to https://hensonshaving.com and enter PT at checkout to get 100 free blades with your purchase. (Note: you must add both the 100-blade pack and the razor for the discount to apply.) Exclusive NordVPN Deal: https://nordvpn.com/philothis Try it risk-free now with a 30-day money-back guarantee! Better Help: https://www.BetterHelp.com/PHILTHIS 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

    Episode #199 ... A conservative communist's take on global capitalism and desire. (Zizek, Marx, Lacan)

    Episode #199 ... A conservative communist's take on global capitalism and desire. (Zizek, Marx, Lacan)
    Today we talk about the distinction between left and right. Lacan's thoughts on desire. How Capitalism captures desire and identity. I would prefer not to. Moderately conservative communism. Hope you enjoy it! :) Sponsors: Exclusive NordVPN Deal: https://nordvpn.com/philothis Try it risk-free now with a 30-day money-back guarantee! Better Help: https://www.BetterHelp.com/PHILTHIS Get more:  Website: https://www.philosophizethis.org/ Patreon: https://www.patreon.com/philosophizethis Find the podcast: Apple: https://podcasts.apple.com/us/podcast/philosophize-this/id659155419 Spotify: https://open.spotify.com/show/2Shpxw7dPoxRJCdfFXTWLE RSS: http://www.philosophizethis.libsyn.org/ Be social: Twitter: https://twitter.com/iamstephenwest Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/philosophizethispodcast TikTok: https://www.tiktok.com/@philosophizethispodcast Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/philosophizethisshow

    Episode #198 ... The truth is in the process. - Zizek pt. 3 (ideology, dialectics)

    Episode #198 ... The truth is in the process. - Zizek pt. 3 (ideology, dialectics)
    Today we go into a deeper explanation of ideology and dialectics. Liberal democratic capitalism is featured as a special guest. Hope you enjoy it! :) Sponsors: Nord VPN: https://www.NordVPN.com/philothis Better Help: https://www.BetterHelp.com/PHILTHIS LMNT: https://www.DrinkLMNT.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

    Episode #197 ... New Atheists and cosmic purpose without God - (Zizek, Goff, Nagel)

    Episode #197 ... New Atheists and cosmic purpose without God - (Zizek, Goff, Nagel)
    As we regularly do on this program-- we engage in a metamodernist steelmanning of different philosophical positions. Hopefully the process brings people some joy. Today we go from ideology, to New Atheism vs Creationism, to Aristotle, to Thomas Nagel, to Phillip Goff's new book called Why? The Purpose of the Universe. Sponsors: Better Help: https://www.BetterHelp.com/PHILTHIS EXCLUSIVE NordVPN Deal ➼ https://nordvpn.com/philothis Try it risk-free now with a 30-day money-back guarantee! 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

    Episode #196 ... The improbable Slavoj Zizek - Part 1

    Episode #196 ... The improbable Slavoj Zizek - Part 1
    Today we give an introduction to the thinking of Slavoj Zizek-- at least as much as is possible in ~35 mins. The goal is for this to be a primer for the rest of the series. Thank you so much for listening! Could never do this without your help.  Sponsors: AG1: https://www.DrinkAg1.com/philo Better Help: https://www.BetterHelp.com/PHILTHIS LMNT: https://www.DrinkLMNT.com/philo 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

    Episode #195 ... Could Anarcho-Capitalism be the solution to our problems? - Anarchism pt. 4 (Rothbard, Friedman, Malice)

    Episode #195 ... Could Anarcho-Capitalism be the solution to our problems? - Anarchism pt. 4 (Rothbard, Friedman, Malice)
    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

    Episode #194 ... Do we really need the police? - Anarchism pt. 3 - (Gelderloos, Security)

    Episode #194 ... Do we really need the police? - Anarchism pt. 3 - (Gelderloos, Security)
    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

    Episode #193 ...The chief export of the western world is trash. - Anarchism pt. 2 (Bookchin, Social Ecology)

    Episode #193 ...The chief export of the western world is trash. - Anarchism pt. 2 (Bookchin, Social Ecology)
    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/philosophizethis Philosophize This! Clips: https://www.youtube.com/@philosophizethisclips   Be social: X: https://twitter.com/iamstephenwest Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/philosophizethispodcast TikTok: https://www.tiktok.com/@philosophizethispodcast Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/philosophizethisshow Thank you for making the show possible. 🙂

    Episode #192 ... Should we overthrow the government tomorrow? - Anarchism pt. 1 (Chomsky, Malatesta)

    Episode #192 ... Should we overthrow the government tomorrow? - Anarchism pt. 1 (Chomsky, Malatesta)
    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: NordVPN - https://www.NordVPN.com/PHILOTHIS Rocket Money - https://www.RocketMoney.com/PT GiveWell - https://www.GiveWell.org (mention Philosophize This! at checkout) 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/@philosophizethispodcast Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/philosophizethisshow Thank you for making the show possible. 🙂

    Episode #191 ... The modern day concentration camp and the failure of human rights. (Giorgio Agamben)

    Episode #191 ... The modern day concentration camp and the failure of human rights. (Giorgio Agamben)
    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

    Episode #190 ... Are emotions a waste of time? - Neo-Stoicism (Martha Nussbaum)

    Episode #190 ... Are emotions a waste of time? - Neo-Stoicism (Martha Nussbaum)
    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

    Episode #189 ... Everything that connects us is slowly disappearing. - Byung Chul Han pt. 2

    Episode #189 ... Everything that connects us is slowly disappearing. - Byung Chul Han pt. 2
    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/@philosophizethispodcast Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/philosophizethisshow   Thank you for making the show possible. 🙂

    Episode #188 ... Achievement Society and the rise of narcissism, depression and anxiety - Byung-Chul Han

    Episode #188 ... Achievement Society and the rise of narcissism, depression and anxiety - Byung-Chul Han
    Today we talk about positive power, neoliberalism, narcissism as a reaction to modern life, how technology makes isolation easier, and some tactics to find peace in the digital panopticon.    Thanks for supporting the podcast by checking out our sponsors: Better Help: https://www.betterhelp.com/PHILTHIS LMNT: https://www.DrinkLMNT.com/PHILO   Get more: Website: https://www.philosophizethis.org/ Patreon: https://www.patreon.com/philosophizethis   Be social: Twitter: https://twitter.com/iamstephenwest Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/philosophizethispodcast TikTok: https://www.tiktok.com/@philosophizethispodcast Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/philosophizethisshow   Thank you for making the show possible. 🙂

    Episode #187 ... How much freedom would you trade for security? (Foucault, Hobbes, Mill, Agamben)

    Episode #187 ... How much freedom would you trade for security? (Foucault, Hobbes, Mill, Agamben)
    On today's episode we talk about the upsides of a surveillance state. The ongoing social dilemma of freedom vs security. The value of privacy. States of exception. And Deleuze's Postscript on Societies of Control.  Sponsor:  Rocket Money - https://www.RocketMoney.com/PT   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/@philosophizethispodcast Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/philosophizethisshow   Thank you for making the show possible. 🙂

    Episode #186 ... Are we heading for a digital prison? - Panopticon (Foucault, Bentham, Cave)

    Episode #186 ... Are we heading for a digital prison? - Panopticon (Foucault, Bentham, Cave)
    Today we talk about Jeremy Bentham's concept of the Panopticon. Michel Foucault's comparison to society in 1975. The historical role of intelligence as a justification for dominance. The anatomy of free will, and how a digital world may systematically limit our free will without us knowing it.    Thank you to the sponsors of this episode:  LMNT - www.drinkLMNT.com/PHILO Better Help - 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/@philosophizethispodcast Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/philosophizethisshow   Thank you for making the show possible. 🙂

    Episode #185 ... Should we prepare for an AI revolution?

    Episode #185 ... Should we prepare for an AI revolution?
    Today we talk about the revolutionary potential of generative AI. For better or worse.    Support the podcast by checking out our sponsors: Better Help - https://www.betterhelp.com/PHILTHIS LMNT - https://www.drinkLMNT.com/PHILO    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

    Episode #184 ... Is Artificial Intelligence really an existential risk?

    Episode #184 ... Is Artificial Intelligence really an existential risk?
    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/@philosophizethispodcast Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/philosophizethisshow   Thank you for making the show possible. 🙂

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