Damn the Absolute! is a show about our relationship to ideas.
Doing our damnedest to not block the path of inquiry.
Produced by Erraticus.
S1E20 Can Pragmatism Help Us Live Well? w/ John Stuhr
John Stuhr invites us to consider pragmatism as a "season of belief," a dynamic philosophy that can help us live a little better each day.
S1E19 Buddhist Reflections on Race and Liberation w/ Charles Johnson
Charles Johnson examines race and presents Buddhism as a radical form of liberation.
S1E18 A Friendly Introduction to Stoicism w/ Derek Parsons
Derek Parsons provides an introduction to Stoicism, a life philosophy that places reason at the center of human flourishing.
S1E17 Reversing Climate Change w/ Ross Kenyon
Ross Kenyon embodies a curiosity-driven approach to reversing climate change, in hopes it will bring more voices to the climate crisis table.
S1E16 Where Do Animals Fit into Human Flourishing? w/ Ike Sharpless
Ike Sharpless advocates for a more inclusive view of human nature that integrates with animal flourishing.
S1E15 Making the Commons More Common w/ Neal Gorenflo
In addition to the state and the market, Neal Gorenflo proposes the commons as a way to foster small-scale experiments in managing resources.
Been meaning to write this for a while
Cool to see a less dogmatic angle toward philosophy and politics. Wish I had known about pragmatism and the pragmatists much earlier.
I've made many mistakes, DtA isn't one of them
There's a lot of fundamentalistic thinking out there, in religion, science, philosophy, and politics.
DtA attempts to provide a salve to some of that.
Easily digestible content
This is a great podcast for the beginners and advanced scholars, alike. Each podcast is insightful and gives a strong starting point on a variety of topics. Choose your entry point and see where it takes you.