Professor Castleberry gives an online lecture of Hume’s critique of reason’s role in human morality.

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You look beautiful! But is that an objective thing, or a subjective thing? Maybe Kant and Hume can help us find out… Aesthetics Playlist: https://www.youtube.com/playlist?list=PLvoAL-KSZ32d-ywRVwELJOl61bKwjzw6h Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/PhilosophyTube?ref=hl Twitter: @PhilosopyTube Email: ollysphilosophychannel@gmail.com Hume “On the Standard of Taste” http://www.bartleby.com/27/15.html The Philosophy Tube theme is “Show Your Moves” by Kevin MacLeod (incompetech.com) The Comment music is “Pamgea” […]

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In this lecture/discussion section from my Fall 2013 Introduction to Philosophy class at Marist College, we explore some of the correspondence between Rene Descartes and Princess Elisabeth. In particular, we look at their back and forth discussion about the nature of the soul or the mind, and about how the mind is united with the […]

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In this lecture/discussion session from my Fall 2013 Introduction to Philosophy class at Marist College, we begin our study of Rene Descartes’ late work, The Passions of the Soul, focusing on the first part of the work. In that part, Descartes discusses how the mind/soul and the body interact, specifically through the brain. We examine […]

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In this video we talk about certain criticisms of Descartes ‘I think, therefore I am’ (Evil Demon) Theory. If you enjoyed the video then please like and subscribe, feedback is also much appreciated. Music – Celtic Impulse by Kevin MacLeod (incompetech.com)

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In this class session from my Fall 2013 Introduction to Philosophy class at Marist College, we start our study of Plato’s master-work, the Symposium. We get as far into it as the first two speeches on Love, by Phaedrus and Pausanius. Prior to that, we examine the meaning of “symposium”, discuss how the characters got […]

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This is one of more accessible works of Plato and dramatized as well. The Symposium, Philosophy Audiobook by Plato, Classic Greek Philospher

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Statesman by Plato, Philosophy Audiobook, Greek, Philosophy

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Charmides; On Temperance, by Plato, Philosophy Audiobook, Classic Greek Idea & Philosophy

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This is a video in my new Core Concepts series — designed to provide students and lifelong learners a brief discussion focused on one main concept from a classic philosophical text and thinker. This Core Concept video focuses on Plato’s dialogue, the Apology, and discusses Socrates’ claim that he is, quite literally “on a mission […]

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