51 episodes

Dr Andrew McDonald with several years of teaching experience at the University of Dundee takes listeners through a close reading of philosophical texts that allow us to delve into a deeper understanding of them. It is friendly to those new to philosophy and gives easy to understand examples throughout.

Dissecting Philosophy with Dr McDonald Andrew McDonald

    • Philosophy

Dr Andrew McDonald with several years of teaching experience at the University of Dundee takes listeners through a close reading of philosophical texts that allow us to delve into a deeper understanding of them. It is friendly to those new to philosophy and gives easy to understand examples throughout.

    Episode 45| Zarathustra The Spirit of Gravity| Finding Our Own Way

    Episode 45| Zarathustra The Spirit of Gravity| Finding Our Own Way

    In the forty fifth episode of Dissecting Philosophy with Dr McDonald, he reads and discusses the section The Spirit of Gravity in Nietzsche's Thus Spoke Zarathustra. The film Hook (1991) is also discussed to illustrate the section.Feel free to send...

    • 35 min
    Episode 44| Zarathustra Three Evil Things |Sensuality, Lust For Power And Selfishness

    Episode 44| Zarathustra Three Evil Things |Sensuality, Lust For Power And Selfishness

    In the forty fourth episode of Dissecting Philosophy with Dr McDonald, he reads and discusses the section The Three Evil Things in Nietzsche's Thus Spoke Zarathustra.Feel free to send questions or comments to dissectingphilosophy@gmail.comNew episodes...

    • 35 min
    Episode 43| Zarathustra The Homecoming |Philosophy and Misanthropy

    Episode 43| Zarathustra The Homecoming |Philosophy and Misanthropy

    In the forty third episode of Dissecting Philosophy with Dr McDonald, he reads and discusses the section The Homecoming in Nietzsche's Thus Spoke Zarathustra.Feel free to send questions or comments to dissectingphilosophy@gmail.comNew episodes every...

    • 23 min
    Episode 42| Zarathustra The Apostates |Belief Without Religion

    Episode 42| Zarathustra The Apostates |Belief Without Religion

    In the forty second episode of Dissecting Philosophy with Dr McDonald, he reads and discusses the section Of The Apostates and Passing By in Nietzsche's Thus Spoke Zarathustra. The novel and tv series American Gods (2001) is discussed to illustrate the...

    • 36 min
    Episode 41| Zarathustra Mount of Olives and Passing By |Hardship, Veils and Critical Analysis

    Episode 41| Zarathustra Mount of Olives and Passing By |Hardship, Veils and Critical Analysis

    In the forty first episode of Dissecting Philosophy with Dr McDonald, he reads and discusses the section The Mount of Olives and Passing By in Nietzsche's Thus Spoke Zarathustra. Feel free to send questions or comments to...

    • 35 min
    Episode 40| Zarathustra The Virtue That Makes Small |Striving for Excellence

    Episode 40| Zarathustra The Virtue That Makes Small |Striving for Excellence

    In the fortieth episode of Dissecting Philosophy with Dr McDonald, he reads and discusses the section Of The Virtue That Makes Small in Nietzsche's Thus Spoke Zarathustra. The film Rocky (1976) is discussed to illustrate the section.Feel free to send...

    • 38 min

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