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The Plutarch Project

Joshua Nieubuurt

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The Plutarch Project

The Plutarch Project

Joshua Nieubuurt

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3
Plays
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The Plutarch project podcast is an opportunity to explore various facets of the Humanities. The focus of this podcast is primarily on history, literature, literary theory, mythology and religion. Take a few minutes and learn something new about the world and how humans have shaped it! Onward!

Latest Episodes

Epictetus: Feeling Foolish

From the Golden Sayings of Epictetus today's podcast discusses the role of freeing yourself from feeling foolish in regards to being a novice and pursuing progress.

10 minAPR 16
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Epictetus: Feeling Foolish

Marcus Aurelius: The Captain of Your Own Ship

The world we experience is based purely on our own understandings and opinions. Marcus Aurelius offers a look into how to release oneself from the blinding opinions held by the mind in the midst of a tempest. He lets us know we are indeed the captains of our own ships.

7 minAPR 10
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Marcus Aurelius: The Captain of Your Own Ship

MMARIYA VASILYEVNA OKTYABRSKAYA

This podcast takes a walk through history about the life and times of MARIYA VASILYEVNA OKTYABRSKAYA. A widow who took vengeance for the death of her husband. She gave up everything for a tank and the dream of killing Nazis.

14 minAPR 9
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MMARIYA VASILYEVNA OKTYABRSKAYA

Emerson's Wave of Self-Reliance

Episode 2 of "Resonare Illustrationis"-echoes of illumination. You are but a small part of the societal wave. Ralph Waldo Emerson poses the question, are you going with the flow or forging your own path in this world? The first way to become self-reliant is to realize your position in the grander scheme of things. So where do you fit in? Website: https://plutarchproject.com/

10 minMAR 2
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Emerson's Wave of Self-Reliance

Resonare Illustrationis: Episode 1 Goethe and Completeness

This is the first episode in a series of short podcasts focusing on a particular thought or idea from a noted person in the Humanities. This episode focuses on Johann Wolfgang Con Goethe's musings on personal skills and completeness. Check out Plutarchproject.com for the transcript and useful links relating to this episode!

7 minFEB 13
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Resonare Illustrationis: Episode 1 Goethe and Completeness

episode 18: Albert Fall and the Teapot Dome Scandal part 1

This is part 1 of 2 related to the infamous Albert Bacon Fall and the Teapot dome Scandal. It follows the rise of Albert Fall and the trail leading up the beginnings of a scandal that rocked the nation

26 min2019 NOV 5
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episode 18: Albert Fall and the Teapot Dome Scandal part 1

Episode 17 Sebek the Crocodile God Of Ancient Egpyt

This episode travels way back in time to look at some of the history of Sebek/Sobek the crocodile headed god of ancient Egypt. From the first categorical information to his role in contemporary media, Sobek lingers on!

22 min2019 APR 1
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Episode 17 Sebek the Crocodile God Of Ancient Egpyt

episode 16: A Brief History of New Amsterdam and the Origins of Wall Street

Episode 16 takes a brief look at the origins of New York City and Wall Street. From its "discovery" in the 1500's, it's time known as New Amsterdam, to the building of the New York Stock Exchange.

15 min2019 FEB 15
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episode 16: A Brief History of New Amsterdam and the Origins of Wall Street

Episode 15: Dōjima Rice Exchange and Futures Commodities

This episode takes a look at the Doujima Rice exchange and the role it played in creating the Futures commodities trading instrument in the late 1600's through the Meiji restoration.

20 min2019 JAN 25
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Episode 15: Dōjima Rice Exchange and Futures Commodities

Episode 14: Takeru Yamato

This episode explores the mythical Japanese Hero Takeru Yamato (Yamato Takeru). From the murder of his brother to his eventual death due to the spite of a god Takeru lived a life of adventure and violence. His story is steeped in mythology, violence, and courage.

25 min2018 DEC 25
Comments
Episode 14: Takeru Yamato

Latest Episodes

Epictetus: Feeling Foolish

From the Golden Sayings of Epictetus today's podcast discusses the role of freeing yourself from feeling foolish in regards to being a novice and pursuing progress.

10 minAPR 16
Comments
Epictetus: Feeling Foolish

Marcus Aurelius: The Captain of Your Own Ship

The world we experience is based purely on our own understandings and opinions. Marcus Aurelius offers a look into how to release oneself from the blinding opinions held by the mind in the midst of a tempest. He lets us know we are indeed the captains of our own ships.

7 minAPR 10
Comments
Marcus Aurelius: The Captain of Your Own Ship

MMARIYA VASILYEVNA OKTYABRSKAYA

This podcast takes a walk through history about the life and times of MARIYA VASILYEVNA OKTYABRSKAYA. A widow who took vengeance for the death of her husband. She gave up everything for a tank and the dream of killing Nazis.

14 minAPR 9
Comments
MMARIYA VASILYEVNA OKTYABRSKAYA

Emerson's Wave of Self-Reliance

Episode 2 of "Resonare Illustrationis"-echoes of illumination. You are but a small part of the societal wave. Ralph Waldo Emerson poses the question, are you going with the flow or forging your own path in this world? The first way to become self-reliant is to realize your position in the grander scheme of things. So where do you fit in? Website: https://plutarchproject.com/

10 minMAR 2
Comments
Emerson's Wave of Self-Reliance

Resonare Illustrationis: Episode 1 Goethe and Completeness

This is the first episode in a series of short podcasts focusing on a particular thought or idea from a noted person in the Humanities. This episode focuses on Johann Wolfgang Con Goethe's musings on personal skills and completeness. Check out Plutarchproject.com for the transcript and useful links relating to this episode!

7 minFEB 13
Comments
Resonare Illustrationis: Episode 1 Goethe and Completeness

episode 18: Albert Fall and the Teapot Dome Scandal part 1

This is part 1 of 2 related to the infamous Albert Bacon Fall and the Teapot dome Scandal. It follows the rise of Albert Fall and the trail leading up the beginnings of a scandal that rocked the nation

26 min2019 NOV 5
Comments
episode 18: Albert Fall and the Teapot Dome Scandal part 1

Episode 17 Sebek the Crocodile God Of Ancient Egpyt

This episode travels way back in time to look at some of the history of Sebek/Sobek the crocodile headed god of ancient Egypt. From the first categorical information to his role in contemporary media, Sobek lingers on!

22 min2019 APR 1
Comments
Episode 17 Sebek the Crocodile God Of Ancient Egpyt

episode 16: A Brief History of New Amsterdam and the Origins of Wall Street

Episode 16 takes a brief look at the origins of New York City and Wall Street. From its "discovery" in the 1500's, it's time known as New Amsterdam, to the building of the New York Stock Exchange.

15 min2019 FEB 15
Comments
episode 16: A Brief History of New Amsterdam and the Origins of Wall Street

Episode 15: Dōjima Rice Exchange and Futures Commodities

This episode takes a look at the Doujima Rice exchange and the role it played in creating the Futures commodities trading instrument in the late 1600's through the Meiji restoration.

20 min2019 JAN 25
Comments
Episode 15: Dōjima Rice Exchange and Futures Commodities

Episode 14: Takeru Yamato

This episode explores the mythical Japanese Hero Takeru Yamato (Yamato Takeru). From the murder of his brother to his eventual death due to the spite of a god Takeru lived a life of adventure and violence. His story is steeped in mythology, violence, and courage.

25 min2018 DEC 25
Comments
Episode 14: Takeru Yamato
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