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The Partially Examined Life is a philosophy podcast by some guys who were at one point set on doing philosophy for a living but then thought better of it. Each episode we pick a text and chat about it with insight and flippancy. You don't have to know any philosophy or even have read the text we're talking about to follow and enjoy the discussion.

PEL on Epistemology
  1. Quine on Linguistic Meaning - Partially Examined Life
  2. Carnap on Language and Logic - Partially Examined Life
  3. Chalmers on Scrutability (with Chalmers as guest) - Partially Examined Life
  4. Chalmers on Scrutability (with Chalmers as guest) - Partially Examined Life
PEL on Ethics
  1. MacIntyre on Moral Justification - Partially Examined Life
  2. Aristotle on Virtue - Partially Examined Life
  3. Anscombe on Moral Language - Partially Examined Life
PEL on Moral Psychology
  1. Anscombe on Moral Language - Partially Examined Life
  2. Strawson (vs Strawson) on Free Will - Partially Examined Life
  3. A History of “Will” with Guest Eva Brann (Part One)
  4. A History of “Will” with Guest Eva Brann (Part One)
PEL on How to Live
  1. Why do Philosophy? - Partially Examined Life
  2. Frithjof Bergmann Q&A on New Work - Partially Examined Life
  3. Schopenhauer on Reading, Writing and Thinking - Partially Examined Life
  4. Emerson on Wisdom and Individuality
PEL on Metaphysics
  1. Voltaire's Candide - Partially Examined Life
  2. Quine on Linguistic Meaning - Partially Examined Life
  3. The Logo of Heraclitus (with Eva Brann) - Partially Examined Life
  4. Berkeley on Ideas - Partially Examined Life
PEL on Political Philosophy
  1. Aristotle on the Best Form of Government - Partially Examined Life
  2. Terrorism (with Jonathan R. White) - Partially Examined Life
  3. Plato on Justice - Partially Examined Life
  4. John Rawls' on Social Justice - Partially Examined Life
PEL on Art
  1. Santayana on Appreciating Beauty - Partially Examined Life
  2. Kant: What Is Beauty?
  3. Edmund Burke on the Sublime
  4. Schopenhauer on Music with Guest Jonathan Segel
PEL on Religion
  1. Voltaire's Candide - Partially Examined Life
  2. Maimonides on God
  3. Ricoeur on Interpreting Religion
  4. Jesus’s Parables
PEL on Interpretation
  1. Nietzsche on Truth - Partially Examined Life
  2. Why do Philosophy? - Partially Examined Life
  3. Jung on the Psyche and Dreams - Partially Examined Life
  4. Gadamer’s Hermeneutics: How to Interpret
PEL on Existentialism
  1. Existentialist Heros in No Country for Old Men - Partially Examined Life
  2. Jaspers’s Existentialism with guest Paul Provenza
PEL Players Performances
  1. PEL Players Audiobook of Plato's Gorgias - Partially Examined Life
PEL on Philosophy of Science
  1. Popper on Science - Partially Examined Life
  2. Thomas Kuhn on Scientific Progress - Partially Examined Life
  3. Transhumanism and Response to Brin - Partially Examined Life
  4. Brin on Sci-Fi and Philosophy - Partially Examined Life