Homo Furens: A Podcast About War & Society
By Michael Robillard and Bob Underwood
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Two soldier-philosophers discuss war, ethics, and why philosophy matters outside the wire, with world-leading scholars at Oxford.
||CleanDr. Michael Robillard: Soldier-Philosopher||In this episode, Mike and Bob dicuss, in detail, Mike's unique soldier story, his experience as a veteran in society, and his thoughts on the morally problematic elements of present-day military recruitment,||5/6/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanLTC Bob Underwood, Soldier-Philosopher||In this episode, Mike and Bob dicuss, in detail, Bob's background as a soldier, his experience in combat, his unique path to philosophy at Oxford, and his current research on joint action and war.||5/6/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanJonathan Parry and Legitimate Authority||In this episode, we talk to moral and political philosopher, Dr. Jonathan Parry (University of Birmingham) about the just war concept of 'legitimate authority', and the moral legitimacy of state and non-state actors to wage war.||5/6/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanWar, Art, and the Soldier Experience with MAJ (ret.) Nicholas Utzig||In this episode we talk to two-tour veteran and Harvard Literature PhD candidate, MAJ (ret) Nick Utzig, about WWII playwright Morris Evans and the parallels he sees between Evans' work and the experiences of today's soldiers and veterans.||5/6/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanJeff McCausland and Future Strategic Challenges||In this eposide, we interview COL (ret.) Jeff McCausland, former Dean of the U.S. Army War College and visiting professor of International Security at Dickinson College. We talk to Jeff about what sees as some of the major emerging challenges to U.S. mi||4/26/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanJust War Theory With Ian Fishback||We interview SF MAJ (ret.) Ian Fishback, 4 tour U.S. Army veteran and one of Time Magazine's 100 most influential people 2006. We talk to Ian about his combat experience and how it informs his philosophical views and scholarship with respect to the||4/26/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanKiller Robot Technologies with Paul Scharre||We interview Paul Scharre, Senior Fellow and Director, Technology and National Security Program, Center for a New American Security, and author ofArmy of None: Autonomous Weapons and the Future of Warabout the ethical and strategic implications of em||4/26/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanPilot Episode||Hosts, Dr. Michael Robillard (Oxford philosopher and former U.S. Army officer) and Bob Underwood (active-duty U.S. Army Lieutenant Colonel and Oxford Philosophy PhD student), discuss the purpose and vision for the podcast and why philosophical discour||4/2/2018||Free||View in iTunes|