Two philosophers make a good-faith attempt at public philosophy. Each episode contains two segments: 1. Philosophical tools and methods to improve your thinking 2. An analysis and discussion of an important text.
In Part 1 we explore the ways in which people often make misleading comparisons. In Part 2 we explore the Godfather of political conservatism. We break down is main ideas, extract the wisdom, and see how well his ideas apply to the world today.
In Part 1 we explore the distinction between belief and knowledge and why it matters. In Part 2 we break down the ideas in the most philosophical of the Federalist papers then ask how well the ideas and assumptions stand up in our contemporary context.