25 episodes

Welcome to The Spinoza Triad. We are a group of seasoned educators who like to discuss philosophy, culture and any big ideas which interest us. These podcasts are aimed at anyone who enjoys philosophy. Please join us and share in our enthusiasm as we grope around in the great ideas of the world. We aim to be amusing, illuminating and on occasion, thought- provoking. Listen as we fail in the attempt.
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The Spinoza Triad: Philosophy in our World John Gibbs, Dr Richard Miller & Dan Rowland

    • Society & Culture
    • 5.0 • 2 Ratings

Welcome to The Spinoza Triad. We are a group of seasoned educators who like to discuss philosophy, culture and any big ideas which interest us. These podcasts are aimed at anyone who enjoys philosophy. Please join us and share in our enthusiasm as we grope around in the great ideas of the world. We aim to be amusing, illuminating and on occasion, thought- provoking. Listen as we fail in the attempt.
email: jfgibbs105@gmail.com
https://anchor.fm/john-gibbs1/message
https://www.facebook.com/groups/333603241740844/

https://www.speakpipe.com/SpinozaFeedback

https://sites.google.com/d/1OL94UHC

    The philosophy of history and the lost past.

    The philosophy of history and the lost past.

    In this episode Dr Richard Miller, Dan Rowland and John Gibbs discuss how philosophy has grappled with the problem of defining history.


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    • 52 min
    Truth in the age of Post Truth.

    Truth in the age of Post Truth.

    In this episode the Spinoza Triad, Dr. Richard Miller, Dan Rowland and John Gibbs, discuss the philosophy of truth and the post truth world. We discuss how philosophy might help us understand the rise of populi, social media, conspiracy theories and the privatisation of truth. We also discuss the possibilities of UFOs.


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    • 55 min
    How to learn. An interview with Dr Richard Miller

    How to learn. An interview with Dr Richard Miller

    In this episode, I interview my fellow Spinoza host Dr. Richard Miller. We discuss learning, schools, music, MMA, and philosophy.


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    • 58 min
    Artificial Intelligence and the problem of Consciousness.

    Artificial Intelligence and the problem of Consciousness.

    In this episode, Dan, Richard, and John discuss consciousness, intelligence, and AI. We discuss the Turing Test, the Chinese Room, and the future of AI.


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    • 1 hr 13 min
    Thus Spake Zarathustra: The Jester and the Tightrope Walker

    Thus Spake Zarathustra: The Jester and the Tightrope Walker

    In this episode Richard and John discuss the first part of Friedrich Nietzsche's most poetic book, Thus Spake Zarathustra and as usual, we ask, what does it say to us today?


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    • 1 hr 3 min
    Kierkegaard and the philosophy of choice

    Kierkegaard and the philosophy of choice

    In this episode of the Spinoza Triad, John Gibbs and Dr. Richard Miller discuss their reading of Soren Kierkegaard's book Either, Or. Dan Rowland was unable to join us for this episode. Richard supplied the music.


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    • 41 min

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Listen to these gentlemen share their thoughts on great philosophers and how their work translates in our modern world. The discussions range from amusing to poignantly wise, and everything in between. A great treatment of the material.

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