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Listen to James discuss philosophy, comedy, books, tell stories and interview friends about their fields of expertise and its impact on the world at large. Tackle giant problems with James and the Giant Podcast.

Latest Episodes

Postmodernism with Tim Keefe (Part 3)

EWe did it! We wrap things up on the topic of postmodernism this week and Tim Keefe finally gets to talk about Bauman. Modernity is liquid! Show Notes: Zygmunt Bauman - Modernity and The Holocaust 2013 Liquid Modernity 2000 ReasonTV Video Covering Libertarianism and Postmodernity, as discussed https://youtu.be/VLzJFh-7daQ

216 MIN2018 NOV 1
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Postmodernism with Tim Keefe (Part 3)

Dr Greg Sadler, Philosophy, and Stoicism

EI had the great privilege of chatting with professor and philosopher Dr Greg Sadler about some of the struggles of philosophy, what stoicism is and what keeps it around and alive today. Show Notes https://www.youtube.com/user/gbisadler https://reasonio.wordpress.com/ https://modernstoicism.com/ https://www.facebook.com/groups/1853809494834681/ Stoics for Justice

70 MIN2018 OCT 25
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Dr Greg Sadler, Philosophy, and Stoicism

SPACE ANARCHY

Let's take a look at two important works of science fiction and think about our present state, the future, and beyond. The Dispossessed by Ursula K LeGuin and The Culture series by Iain M Banks offer an opportunity to imagine a world more free. Is it better to be free than it is to be comfortable? What if you had both?

32 MIN2018 SEP 24
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SPACE ANARCHY

Postmodernism with Tim Keefe (Part 2)

EHe's back! And back with more. This episode Tim Keefe breaks through Lyotard, Debord, Baudrillard, and Borgmann in an examination of postmodernity and its thinkers. Bibliography Lyotard, Jean-Francois. The Postmodern Condition: A Report on Knowledge. ___. The Postmodern Explained: Correspondence, 1982-1985. Debord, Guy. The Society of the Spectacle. Stracey, Frances. Constructed Situations: A New History of the Situationist International. Baudrillard, Jean. Simulation and Simulacrum. ___. Selected Writings. ___. The Gulf War Did Not Take Place. ___. The Perfect Crime. ___. America. ___. Cool Memories. Borgmann, Albert. Crossing the Postmodern Divide. Bauman, Zygmunt. Liquid Modernity.

183 MIN2018 SEP 3
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Postmodernism with Tim Keefe (Part 2)

Postmodernism with Tim Keefe (part 1)

Time to learn. Tim Keefe joins me to talk about the movement of postmodernism understood historically. Where did it start? What is it in response to? What are its claims? Is it a cohesive ideology? Where can we see its influence? All of this will hopefully be answered. Bibliography for this episode Anderson, Perry. The Origins of Postmoderism. Belsey, Catherine. Postructuralism: A Short Introduction. Berman, Marshall. All That is Solid Melts Into Air. Chandler, David. Semiotics: The Basics. Dosse, Francois. History of Structuralism, Vols. 1 and 2. Gay, Peter. Modernism: The Lure of Heresy. Moran, Dermot. Introduction to Phenomenology. Harvey, David. The Condition of Postmodernity: An Enquiry into the Origins of Cultural Change. Hasan, Ihab. The Postmodern Turn: Essays in Postmodern Theory and Culture Jameson, Fredric. Postmodernism, or, the Cultural Logic of Late Capitalism. Zizek, Slavoj. Looking Awry: An Introduction to Jacques Lacan through Popular Culture The Cambridge Companion...

186 MIN2018 AUG 17
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Postmodernism with Tim Keefe (part 1)

The Law, The Coming

It's the end of a nightmare and I'm relieved. Let's talk about righteousness and law, then I'll just share what's to expect in the next month or so. Get excited, because I am!

34 MIN2018 AUG 7
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The Law, The Coming

Derrida - Responsibility Part 2 (Death, Abraham, Faith)

ELet's wrap this up! This week we finish talking about The Gift of Death by Jacques Derrida and wrap up his discussion of responsibility; we also touch on Heidegger's being toward death, Ursula K Le Guin's The Farthest Shore, and Kierkegaard's Fear and Trembling in his conception of the story of Abraham and Isaac. Twitter: JamesGiantPod Facebook: Facebook.com/JamesGiantPod Patreon.com/JamesGiantPod

60 MIN2018 JUL 20
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Derrida - Responsibility Part 2 (Death, Abraham, Faith)

Derrida and Responsibility (part 1)

James thanks Thaddeus Russell and all the new ears, talks a little about a certain professor he doesn't like, then digs into helping you understand postmodernism as a thing and deconstruction. All music done by the unbelievable talent Jared Gregory If you really like the show and want it to go beyond, consider subscribing on Patreon. Patreon.com/JamesGiantPod Twitter: JamesGiantPod Facebook: Facebook.com/JamesGiantPod Website coming soon.

27 MIN2018 JUL 14
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Derrida and Responsibility (part 1)

Driving and Things

EI'm in my car on my way to work, here's what's on my mind. I talk about meeting up with Thaddeus, the anxiety of it, some of my religious grounding at the moment, and then I lie to you about covering an essay by Derrida. Haha, sucker.

48 MIN2018 MAY 31
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Driving and Things

Earthsearies - The Tombs of Atuan and Ritualism

Examine book two of the Earthsea novels, "The Tombs of Atuan," and discover themes about gender, politics, and ritualism.

21 MIN2018 APR 9
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Earthsearies - The Tombs of Atuan and Ritualism

Latest Episodes

Postmodernism with Tim Keefe (Part 3)

EWe did it! We wrap things up on the topic of postmodernism this week and Tim Keefe finally gets to talk about Bauman. Modernity is liquid! Show Notes: Zygmunt Bauman - Modernity and The Holocaust 2013 Liquid Modernity 2000 ReasonTV Video Covering Libertarianism and Postmodernity, as discussed https://youtu.be/VLzJFh-7daQ

216 MIN2018 NOV 1
Comments
Postmodernism with Tim Keefe (Part 3)

Dr Greg Sadler, Philosophy, and Stoicism

EI had the great privilege of chatting with professor and philosopher Dr Greg Sadler about some of the struggles of philosophy, what stoicism is and what keeps it around and alive today. Show Notes https://www.youtube.com/user/gbisadler https://reasonio.wordpress.com/ https://modernstoicism.com/ https://www.facebook.com/groups/1853809494834681/ Stoics for Justice

70 MIN2018 OCT 25
Comments
Dr Greg Sadler, Philosophy, and Stoicism

SPACE ANARCHY

Let's take a look at two important works of science fiction and think about our present state, the future, and beyond. The Dispossessed by Ursula K LeGuin and The Culture series by Iain M Banks offer an opportunity to imagine a world more free. Is it better to be free than it is to be comfortable? What if you had both?

32 MIN2018 SEP 24
Comments
SPACE ANARCHY

Postmodernism with Tim Keefe (Part 2)

EHe's back! And back with more. This episode Tim Keefe breaks through Lyotard, Debord, Baudrillard, and Borgmann in an examination of postmodernity and its thinkers. Bibliography Lyotard, Jean-Francois. The Postmodern Condition: A Report on Knowledge. ___. The Postmodern Explained: Correspondence, 1982-1985. Debord, Guy. The Society of the Spectacle. Stracey, Frances. Constructed Situations: A New History of the Situationist International. Baudrillard, Jean. Simulation and Simulacrum. ___. Selected Writings. ___. The Gulf War Did Not Take Place. ___. The Perfect Crime. ___. America. ___. Cool Memories. Borgmann, Albert. Crossing the Postmodern Divide. Bauman, Zygmunt. Liquid Modernity.

183 MIN2018 SEP 3
Comments
Postmodernism with Tim Keefe (Part 2)

Postmodernism with Tim Keefe (part 1)

Time to learn. Tim Keefe joins me to talk about the movement of postmodernism understood historically. Where did it start? What is it in response to? What are its claims? Is it a cohesive ideology? Where can we see its influence? All of this will hopefully be answered. Bibliography for this episode Anderson, Perry. The Origins of Postmoderism. Belsey, Catherine. Postructuralism: A Short Introduction. Berman, Marshall. All That is Solid Melts Into Air. Chandler, David. Semiotics: The Basics. Dosse, Francois. History of Structuralism, Vols. 1 and 2. Gay, Peter. Modernism: The Lure of Heresy. Moran, Dermot. Introduction to Phenomenology. Harvey, David. The Condition of Postmodernity: An Enquiry into the Origins of Cultural Change. Hasan, Ihab. The Postmodern Turn: Essays in Postmodern Theory and Culture Jameson, Fredric. Postmodernism, or, the Cultural Logic of Late Capitalism. Zizek, Slavoj. Looking Awry: An Introduction to Jacques Lacan through Popular Culture The Cambridge Companion...

186 MIN2018 AUG 17
Comments
Postmodernism with Tim Keefe (part 1)

The Law, The Coming

It's the end of a nightmare and I'm relieved. Let's talk about righteousness and law, then I'll just share what's to expect in the next month or so. Get excited, because I am!

34 MIN2018 AUG 7
Comments
The Law, The Coming

Derrida - Responsibility Part 2 (Death, Abraham, Faith)

ELet's wrap this up! This week we finish talking about The Gift of Death by Jacques Derrida and wrap up his discussion of responsibility; we also touch on Heidegger's being toward death, Ursula K Le Guin's The Farthest Shore, and Kierkegaard's Fear and Trembling in his conception of the story of Abraham and Isaac. Twitter: JamesGiantPod Facebook: Facebook.com/JamesGiantPod Patreon.com/JamesGiantPod

60 MIN2018 JUL 20
Comments
Derrida - Responsibility Part 2 (Death, Abraham, Faith)

Derrida and Responsibility (part 1)

James thanks Thaddeus Russell and all the new ears, talks a little about a certain professor he doesn't like, then digs into helping you understand postmodernism as a thing and deconstruction. All music done by the unbelievable talent Jared Gregory If you really like the show and want it to go beyond, consider subscribing on Patreon. Patreon.com/JamesGiantPod Twitter: JamesGiantPod Facebook: Facebook.com/JamesGiantPod Website coming soon.

27 MIN2018 JUL 14
Comments
Derrida and Responsibility (part 1)

Driving and Things

EI'm in my car on my way to work, here's what's on my mind. I talk about meeting up with Thaddeus, the anxiety of it, some of my religious grounding at the moment, and then I lie to you about covering an essay by Derrida. Haha, sucker.

48 MIN2018 MAY 31
Comments
Driving and Things

Earthsearies - The Tombs of Atuan and Ritualism

Examine book two of the Earthsea novels, "The Tombs of Atuan," and discover themes about gender, politics, and ritualism.

21 MIN2018 APR 9
Comments
Earthsearies - The Tombs of Atuan and Ritualism
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