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Drunken Philosophy
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Dan has a degree in Philosophy. Connor has a degree in High School. Together they have a bit of a drinking problem. Each week they explore the work of a new philosopher or a new philosophical idea and do their best to learn something before getting distracted.

Latest Episodes

#286 - Indigenous Philosophy

EAt the behest of a longtime loyal listener, Connor and Dan venture up to Canada to discuss some modern philosophy coming from the indigenous people of the Nova Scotia area. Dan does his best to pronounce some words and probably fails while Connor sits pondering the fact that we're all doomed because of climate change. Enjoy!

35 MIN1 days ago
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#286 - Indigenous Philosophy

#285 - Philosophy of Property

EInspired by a recent bout of apartment hunting, Connor and Dan sit down for a tour of philosophical conceptions of property and ownership. How do we define something as specific and at the same time abstract as "property"? Well, turns out it's hard. Also, maybe it's theft. Find out for yourselves!

38 MIN1 weeks ago
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#285 - Philosophy of Property

#284 - Niccolo Machiavelli

EYou have to a be special kind of person to have your last name turned into an adjective centuries after your death. But, then, Machiavelli was a pretty special guy. This week, Connor and Dan determine whether there is any worth to this conniving little rat man's philosophy or whether he is just a product of some, particularly brutal times.

40 MIN2 weeks ago
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#284 - Niccolo Machiavelli

#283 - Arthur Danto

EAfter spending a few weeks in Italian art museums, Dan decides to subject Connor to a discussion about the complexities of art criticism. Luckily, they've got Arthur Danto to guide their way through the lengthy history of art philosophy, from the Ancient Greeks to Andy Warhol and beyond.

42 MIN3 weeks ago
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#283 - Arthur Danto

#282 - Connor grills the new DP Editor!

EThis week, Dans in Italy with his beautiful wife eating a slice of 'Za, and taking a picture of him holding up the leaning tower of Pisa. If you came for philosophy this week, Think again! Connor dresses down Drunken Philosophy's new editor Joe trying to figure out if he is part clown. We also find out that he would rather be cheated on then do the cheating. We will be back next week with that sweet philosophy you have come to enjoy!

22 MINSEP 18
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#282 - Connor grills the new DP Editor!

#281 - Aesthetic Categories with Sianne Ngai

EAs a direct follow-up to their previous episode on Arthur Danto, Connor and Dan dig into the contemporary aesthetic philosophy of cultural critic Sianne Ngai. Specifically, they're talking about things that are cute, zany, and interesting. These three categories are launching off points to discuss the commodification of art in modern society. Also, it's a way to talk about Star Wars.

46 MINSEP 11
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#281 - Aesthetic Categories with Sianne Ngai

#280 - Kwame Anthony Appiah

EIdentity is a complex issue, and, obviously, two drunk white straight guys are the most equipped to talk about it. Kidding, of course. This week Connor and Dan look to the contemporary philosophy of Kwame Anthony Appiah and his thoughts on identity, race, nationality, and our lives as global citizens. Spoiler alert: It's about taking that middle road, baby!

47 MINSEP 4
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#280 - Kwame Anthony Appiah

#279 - Immanuel Kant Part 3: More Critique & Morality

EAs a way of wrapping up their discussion of Kant, Connor and Dan complete their whirlwind tour of the famous Critique before turning their attention to Kant’s famous moral philosophy. This means, of course, a rehashing of the categorical imperative and whether or not it’s ok to help murderers. Also, they reflect on their new friend Mr. Kant and his influence.

34 MINAUG 29
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#279 - Immanuel Kant Part 3: More Critique & Morality

#278 - Immanuel Kant Part 2: The Critique

EIn part-two of their Kant trilogy, Connor does his best to stay awake and engaged while Dan explains one of the more complex and influential books in modern philosophy: The Critique of Pure Reason. Hopefully, you all like terminology because the first half of this episode covers the damn table of contents!

33 MINAUG 22
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#278 - Immanuel Kant Part 2: The Critique

#277 - Immanuel Kant Part 1: The King Of Konigsberg

EAt the start of their next ambitious three-parter, the boys turn their attention to a figure who looms large not just in their lives, but in the lives of all philosophers. That little, persnickety gentleman from Konigsberg, Immanuel Kant. This week, Connor and Dan learn a little about Kant’s life and try to figure out if he was the ultimate townie.

31 MINAUG 15
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#277 - Immanuel Kant Part 1: The King Of Konigsberg

Latest Episodes

#286 - Indigenous Philosophy

EAt the behest of a longtime loyal listener, Connor and Dan venture up to Canada to discuss some modern philosophy coming from the indigenous people of the Nova Scotia area. Dan does his best to pronounce some words and probably fails while Connor sits pondering the fact that we're all doomed because of climate change. Enjoy!

35 MIN1 days ago
Comments
#286 - Indigenous Philosophy

#285 - Philosophy of Property

EInspired by a recent bout of apartment hunting, Connor and Dan sit down for a tour of philosophical conceptions of property and ownership. How do we define something as specific and at the same time abstract as "property"? Well, turns out it's hard. Also, maybe it's theft. Find out for yourselves!

38 MIN1 weeks ago
Comments
#285 - Philosophy of Property

#284 - Niccolo Machiavelli

EYou have to a be special kind of person to have your last name turned into an adjective centuries after your death. But, then, Machiavelli was a pretty special guy. This week, Connor and Dan determine whether there is any worth to this conniving little rat man's philosophy or whether he is just a product of some, particularly brutal times.

40 MIN2 weeks ago
Comments
#284 - Niccolo Machiavelli

#283 - Arthur Danto

EAfter spending a few weeks in Italian art museums, Dan decides to subject Connor to a discussion about the complexities of art criticism. Luckily, they've got Arthur Danto to guide their way through the lengthy history of art philosophy, from the Ancient Greeks to Andy Warhol and beyond.

42 MIN3 weeks ago
Comments
#283 - Arthur Danto

#282 - Connor grills the new DP Editor!

EThis week, Dans in Italy with his beautiful wife eating a slice of 'Za, and taking a picture of him holding up the leaning tower of Pisa. If you came for philosophy this week, Think again! Connor dresses down Drunken Philosophy's new editor Joe trying to figure out if he is part clown. We also find out that he would rather be cheated on then do the cheating. We will be back next week with that sweet philosophy you have come to enjoy!

22 MINSEP 18
Comments
#282 - Connor grills the new DP Editor!

#281 - Aesthetic Categories with Sianne Ngai

EAs a direct follow-up to their previous episode on Arthur Danto, Connor and Dan dig into the contemporary aesthetic philosophy of cultural critic Sianne Ngai. Specifically, they're talking about things that are cute, zany, and interesting. These three categories are launching off points to discuss the commodification of art in modern society. Also, it's a way to talk about Star Wars.

46 MINSEP 11
Comments
#281 - Aesthetic Categories with Sianne Ngai

#280 - Kwame Anthony Appiah

EIdentity is a complex issue, and, obviously, two drunk white straight guys are the most equipped to talk about it. Kidding, of course. This week Connor and Dan look to the contemporary philosophy of Kwame Anthony Appiah and his thoughts on identity, race, nationality, and our lives as global citizens. Spoiler alert: It's about taking that middle road, baby!

47 MINSEP 4
Comments
#280 - Kwame Anthony Appiah

#279 - Immanuel Kant Part 3: More Critique & Morality

EAs a way of wrapping up their discussion of Kant, Connor and Dan complete their whirlwind tour of the famous Critique before turning their attention to Kant’s famous moral philosophy. This means, of course, a rehashing of the categorical imperative and whether or not it’s ok to help murderers. Also, they reflect on their new friend Mr. Kant and his influence.

34 MINAUG 29
Comments
#279 - Immanuel Kant Part 3: More Critique & Morality

#278 - Immanuel Kant Part 2: The Critique

EIn part-two of their Kant trilogy, Connor does his best to stay awake and engaged while Dan explains one of the more complex and influential books in modern philosophy: The Critique of Pure Reason. Hopefully, you all like terminology because the first half of this episode covers the damn table of contents!

33 MINAUG 22
Comments
#278 - Immanuel Kant Part 2: The Critique

#277 - Immanuel Kant Part 1: The King Of Konigsberg

EAt the start of their next ambitious three-parter, the boys turn their attention to a figure who looms large not just in their lives, but in the lives of all philosophers. That little, persnickety gentleman from Konigsberg, Immanuel Kant. This week, Connor and Dan learn a little about Kant’s life and try to figure out if he was the ultimate townie.

31 MINAUG 15
Comments
#277 - Immanuel Kant Part 1: The King Of Konigsberg