In this lecture/discussion video from my Spring 2013 Introduction to Philosophy class, we start our study of David Hume’s Dialogues Concerning Natural Religion. We being with some preliminary matters, talking about why Hume wrote a dialogue, what his rhetorical purposes were in setting up such a debate, and some of the background assumptions of Hume’s […]

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Click for the latest videos ► http://www.youtube.com/subscription_center?add_user= The16thCavern Subtitles available. Apology by Plato (c. 428 BC – c. 347 BC), translated by Benjamin Jowett (1817 – 1893). Read by Bob Neufeld. Audio courtesy of LibriVox. Many thanks to the reader and everyone involved!

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This talk was given at a local TEDx event, produced independently of the TED Conferences. Philosopher Dan Sportiello discusses the relevance of ancient philosophers to our modern day problems. He calls for a revolution in our modern practices–not one of violence, but of ideas. Daniel John Sportiello is a doctoral candidate in the Department of […]

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