Mark and wes discuss jordan peterson on speech, organizations promoting certain speech (as opposed to restricting), insults vs arguments, offense vs harm , incoherence arguments like fish's, fundamental principles in ethics, and more get the full discussion by the partially examined life philosophy podcast 1. Offering learners an in-depth analysis of the wisdom of the western world, the examined life studies the great questions that have intrigued philosophers from antiquity to the present using writings of past philosophers and interviews with more than 50 contemporary thinkers, the course episodes underscore how these. Directed by astra taylor with k anthony appiah, judith butler, michael hardt, martha nussbaum examined life pulls philosophy out of academic journals and classrooms, and puts it back on the streets in examined life, filmmaker astra taylor accompanies some of today's most influential thinkers on a series of unique. In this sense, philosophers do afford some special privilege to the life of the mind but the examined life does not require a person to be widely-read on the philosophical classics nor does it demand that a person dedicate his or her life to intellectual reflection rather, it simply means looking more closely at. Socrates famously said the unexamined life is not worth living in this wireless philosophy video, mitch green (university of connecticut) introduces a few interpretations of socrates famous dictum, and considers what it means to live an examined life sponsored by the uconn humanities institute and john templeton. Socrates famously said the unexamined life is not worth living in this wireless philosophy video, mitch green (university of connecticut) introduces a few. The partially examined life podcast on demand - the partially examined life is a philosophy 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. The partially examined life is a philosophy podcast and philosophy blog 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 philosophy or read.
With arnold lobel's “frog and toad together,”in which frog and toad try to determine whether they can be brave and scared at the same time, the pupils examine the nature of courage — one of aristotle's central virtues with bernard wiseman's “morris the moose,” about a moose who mistakenly assumes. (see my review in the winter issue of home/school/life) so much fun, in fact, that i just had to check out the author's sequel, the examined life: advanced philosophy for kids anyone lucky enough to spend their days among children knows that young people are inquisitive and imaginative bold thinkers. In this, the follow-up to the best-selling philosophy for kids, dr david white delves deeper into the philosophical questions kids (and adults) care about deeply through vibrant discussions and debate, the book offers ways teachers can help students grapple with age-old questions about the nature of friendship ( aristotle),.
Examined life has 6 ratings and 1 review tom said: continues the philosophical study started in the first bookgreat introduction to philosophy and phil. A new year offers an opportunity to reflect on the significant events of the previous year but what ideas and events took shape over the past twelve months that challenged our assumptions and made us think about things in new ways join ken and josh as they celebrate the examined year with a philosophical look back at. In my opinion living an examined life has different meanings for each individual: for cicero the examined life was a life rooted in honesty and serving the public for socrates the examined life was the attainment of wisdom and intellectual humility for fyodor dostoyevsky the examined life meant the resilience of the human. “and if i say again that daily to discourse about virtue, and of those other things about which you hear me examining myself and others, is the greatest good of man, and that the unexamined life is not worth living, you are still less likely to believe me.
“the examined life” is a series of monthly lectures, generously funded by an alumnus of our doctoral program, dr david cale the goal of this speaker series is to show everyone the relevance and importance of philosophical thinking to contemporary life using non-technical language accessible to all, each talk aims to. He neglected to mention that the examined life is sometimes not all that wonderful either in 11 biographical sketches of thinkers who tried to tread in socrates's footsteps, plus one on socrates himself, james miller explores what it means to follow the philosophical calling much trouble and uncertainty.
As his cross-examination of meletus shows, socrates means to turn the methods of the sophists inside-out, using logical nit-picking to expose (rather than to create) illusions about reality if the method rarely succeeds with interlocutors, it can nevertheless be effectively internalized as a dialectical mode of reasoning in an. Contemporary philosophy, these critics allege, has next to nothing to say about the nature of the contemporary world the makers of examined life, a 2008 documentary, concur they claim their film “pulls philosophy out of academic journals and classrooms, and puts it back on the streets” this suggests that philosophy is. Examination regulations the organisation of the exams in the international programme of the institute of philosophy is in accordance with the examination regulations of the ku leuven these general regulations are supplemented by the faculty examination regulations the ku leuven regulations with the. “i say that it is the greatest good for a man to discuss virtue every day and those other things about which you hear me conversing and testing myself and others, for the unexamined life is not worth living” (apology 38a) with this challenge, socrates sets moral philosophy, as we understand it, in motion.
Examined life boldly takes philosophy out of the dark corners of the academy and into the streets, reminding us that great ideas are born through profound engagement with the hustle and bustle of everyday life, not in isolation from it.
I have long been intrigued by the claim, attributed to socrates, that the ' unexamined life is not worth living' for a start, there is the absolute and uncompromising tone of the language,”not worth living” why not set the bar lower and simply claim that an examined life is better than the alternative or that it's. Many of the disciplines of the modern university, including economics and political science, psychology, formal linguistics, and logic and computation theory , were initiated by philosophers and continue to be examined and developed by philosophers further, unlike any formal or natural science, philosophy examines and. Become a patron of partially examined life today: read 83 posts by partially examined life and get access to exclusive content and experiences on the world's largest membership platform for artists and creators.