The Philosophy Guy
By Brenden Weber
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This podcast is about the many ideas in philosophy that are popularized by our society and culture through movies (Ex, Blade Runner, The Matrix), TV shows (Ex, Rick and Morty, Westworld), public figures, and books all around us. Philosophy is everywhere and I'll be taking a deeper dive into those ideas presented to us in cultural and societal entertainment. In understanding those ideas, I don’t mean just understanding, instead applying those understandings to our lives. Even if you disagree with various ideas in philosophy there’s always something to be learned from them and applied to your everyday life. This podcast will take you on the journey into the deeper ideas of philosophy. Tune in!
||ExplicitPhilosophy of Handmaid's Tale: Is it Anti-Religion?||Today's episode dives in the philosophy of the Hulu show Handmaid's Tale. This episode focuses on raising the question, is Handmaid's Tale anti-religion? Would society be better off without religion? Would lack of religion make these events less likely? Could something like this actually happen? What is the religion? Do the positives outweigh the negatives of religion? Support The Philosophy Guy||9/14/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanBonus Episode Preview Westworld: From William to the Man in Black||This is a Patreon bonus feed preview, enjoy! In this episode, I analyze the Man in Black's meaning of life or outlook on life. How he changed from young William to the Man in Black. What made him put down the white hat and put on the black? Is he living in bad faith? Is he trying to free the host because of justice or the new world of possibilities their freedom can open for HIM? What would Jean Paul-Sartre think of the Man in Black? All of this discussed If you want the complete episode check out my Patreon page here: https://www.patreon.com/thephilosophyguy If not enjoy the preview and please rate and review! Philosophy of Westworld book: https://amzn.to/2MysI8r Support The Philosophy Guy||8/9/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanPhilosophy of Westworld: Ford's View of Consciousness||In this episode, we dive deeper into Westworld's understanding of consciousness. Particularly focussing on Robert Ford's views on consciousness. Does Ford think consciousness exists? Is the self an illusion? Which philosophers share a similar perspective as Ford? All of this discussed, tune in! As I mentioned in the show please reach out to me by email to enter the book giveaway..which will be ending soon! Email me at email@example.com. If you are interested in supporting the podcast, joining the Discord group, accessing bonus content and more visit my Patreon page at: https://www.patreon.com/thephilosophyguy Or you could use my Amazon affiliate link: https://amzn.to/2Afm5WD Support The Philosophy Guy Links: Amazon.com: Westworld and Philosophy (The Blackwell Philosophy and Pop Culture Series) (9781119437888): James B. South, Kimberly S. Engels, William Irwin: Books — https://amzn.to/2K1bkXD||7/27/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanPhilosophy of Westworld: Consciousness and Personhood P1||In this episode, we cover the question of consciousness in Westworld. Do host have a different level of consciousness than humans? Do the host have to prove their consciousness or do humans have to prove the host don't? What are the moral implications of the host having consciousness? How does this relate back to the broader question of personhood? All of this discussed! As I mentioned in the show, at the end of the Westworld series I'll be giving away a few books! To enter, just send me an email with proof that you're subscribed to my podcast, plus you can recieve a second entry by leaving a rating or review. Email: firstname.lastname@example.org If you would like to support the podcast visit my Patreon page to recieve some more perks as well. You can find that page here: https://www.patreon.com/thephilosophyguy Email to enter book giveaway: email@example.com or use my contact page at: https://thephilosophyguy.fireside.fm/ Support The Philosophy Guy Links: Amazon.com: Westworld and Philosophy (The Blackwell Philosophy and Pop Culture Series) (9781119437888): James B. South, Kimberly S. Engels, William Irwin: Books||7/1/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanPhilosophy of Westworld Introduction||In this episode I discuss the philosophical ideas, questions, and topics that will be covered in the upcoming series. Also some background on the process for choosing some of those topics. As I mentioned in the show, at the end of the Westworld series I'll be giving away a few books! To enter, just send me an email with proof that you're subscribed to my podcast, plus you can recieve a second entry by leaving a rating or review. If you would like to support the podcast visit my Patreon page to recieve some more perks as well. Email to enter book giveaway: firstname.lastname@example.org or use my contact page at: https://thephilosophyguy.fireside.fm/ Support The Philosophy Guy Links: Patreon Page||6/20/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanPhilosophy of Trailer||Hello and welcome back to the podcast! This is an announment trailer for my new project. I've been away for awhile now but I'm excited to announce the new version of the podcast. The trailer will explain how I'll be using movies, tv shows, and books to dive deeper into those philosophical ideas presented in the interesting entertainment(ex, Rick and Morty and Westworld) all around us. Introduction to my series on Westworld will be released shortly. Please subscribe to stay up to date. Support The Philosophy Guy Links: Support the podcast||6/14/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
Philosophy for the real world
Good intro level. Looks to be trying to make philosophy applicable to the real world.
Definitely knows what he's talking about
Great New Podcast
Features unique content with compelling philosophers.