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Carpe Liam brings you conversations with philosophers, life hackers, business people, and anyone else to help you live a better life. Liam is the author of liamaubrey.com, a blog on positivity, stoicism, and leading a meaningful life. Support this podcast: https://anchor.fm/liam-aubrey/support

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Carpe Liam brings you conversations with philosophers, life hackers, business people, and anyone else to help you live a better life. Liam is the author of liamaubrey.com, a blog on positivity, stoicism, and leading a meaningful life. Support this podcast: https://anchor.fm/liam-aubrey/support

    #8: Stephen Key

    #8: Stephen Key

    My guest today is Stephen Key (@stephenkeymedia). Stephen is a product developer who changed the product licensing game with his book One Simple Idea, a book that has taught thousands of people how to bring their ideas to market. Stephen and I talk about the role of creativity in a meaningful life, how his creative process has helped him be successful in very different industries, how he has learned from failure, and the impact that his books have had on others. We also discuss how The Obstacle is the Way by Ryan Holiday has changed the way he works and communicates. You don't want to miss this episode!


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    • 49 min
    #7. Dr. Dominic D'Agostino

    #7. Dr. Dominic D'Agostino

    My guest today is Dr. Dominic D'Agostino (@DominicDAgosti2). Dr. D'Agostino is an Associate Professor with tenure at the University of South Florida, Morsani College of Medicine and a Senior Research Scientist at the Institute for Human and Machine Cognition (IHMC). Dr. D'Agostino has made appearances on The Tim Ferriss Show and the Joe Rogan Experience, talking about his research on the ketogenic diet as a metabolic therapy and tool for optimal human performance. But this is Dr. A'gostino like you may not have heard him before. In this episode, I talk with Dr. D'Agostino about his faith, what his work has meant to him throughout his life, and what philosophies have influenced him. Dr. D'Agostino is a great thinker in addition to being a brilliant scientist; I'm sure this conversation will be of great value to all of you; it certainly has been to me.


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    • 54 min
    #6: Dr. Joseph Dodson

    #6: Dr. Joseph Dodson

    I'm excited to bring you an episode featuring Dr. Joey Dodson (@JRRDodson). Dr. Dodson is a faculty member at Denver Seminary and is and is an expert on the intersection of stoicism and Christianity. Dr. Dodson has written and edited several books on Paul and Greco-Roman philosophy and has appeared on the Practical Stoic podcast and the Daily Stoic blog. Joey and I have a great conversation about the intersection of Stoicism and Christianity, how his study of philosophy has influenced his faith, and round it off with how he practices his Christian faith and stoic philosophy together.


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    • 50 min
    #5: Ed Latimore

    #5: Ed Latimore

    Today my guest is Ed Latimore (@EdLatimore). Ed is a retired heavyweight boxer, author, and competitive chess player, among other things. He is a true renaissance man. Ed has appeared on the Art of Charm, Farnam Street, The Art of Manliness, and a Google fireside chat. We talk about how to be more authentic and less emotionally reactive, the approach Ed has taken to learning such a broad set of skills all at a high level, goal setting, gratitude, ambition; this conversation covers a lot. You can expect to come away from listening to this conversation with some powerful new mindsets that can help you achieve more, worry less, and lead a more meaningful life.


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    • 51 min
    #4. Dr. Kevin Vost

    #4. Dr. Kevin Vost

    Dr. Kevin Vost is the author of The Porch and The Cross, about what the Stoics can help us learn--and remember--what is up to us, and what is up to God alone. Dr. Vost shares his story about his journey from Catholicism, to Atheism and back, and talks about St. Thomas Aquinas' role in coming back to faith. Dr. Vost also shares about his passion for weightlifting and what that can teach us about philosophy and theology, and Dr. Vost, being an expert in memory shares a technique that we can all use to improve our memory today! If you're a Christian, you don't want to miss this episode, and if you're not, you DEFINITELY don't want to miss it!


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    • 38 min
    #3: Dr. Massimo Pigliucci

    #3: Dr. Massimo Pigliucci

    Dr. Massimo Pigliucci (@mpigliucci) is one of the leaders of the modern Stoicism movement. In addition to being a professor of philosophy at the City College of New York, he is the author of How to be a Stoic, The Handbook for New Stoics and Field Guide to a Happy Life which comes out on September 15th, 2020. Dr. Pigliucci joins me to talk about his affinity for Epictetus, how Stoicism can bridge the gap between the secular and religious communities and how Dr. Pigliucci has become a better writer. I promise this is an episode you don't want to miss! 


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    • 47 min

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