20 episodes

Damn the Absolute! is a show about our relationship to ideas.

Doing our damnedest to not block the path of inquiry.

Produced by Erraticus.

Damn the Absolute‪!‬ Jeffrey Howard

    • Society & Culture
    • 5.0 • 18 Ratings

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

    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.

    • 56 min
    S1E19 Buddhist Reflections on Race and Liberation w/ Charles Johnson

    S1E19 Buddhist Reflections on Race and Liberation w/ Charles Johnson

    Charles Johnson examines race and presents Buddhism as a radical form of liberation.

    • 42 min
    S1E18 A Friendly Introduction to Stoicism w/ Derek Parsons

    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.

    • 46 min
    S1E17 Reversing Climate Change w/ Ross Kenyon

    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.

    • 48 min
    S1E16 Where Do Animals Fit into Human Flourishing? w/ Ike Sharpless

    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.

    • 44 min
    S1E15 Making the Commons More Common w/ Neal Gorenflo

    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.

    • 39 min

Customer Reviews

5.0 out of 5
18 Ratings

18 Ratings

The Localizer ,

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.

Witchin' Stein ,

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.

TheGM11 ,

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.

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