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Why Theory

By Todd McGowan & Ryan Engley

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Why Theory brings continental philosophy and psychoanalytic theory together to examine cultural phenomenon.

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Exactly What I Was Looking For

Really great podcast. I was in need of a social theory primer and I got that and so much more. Genuinely informative and entertaining. Keep up the good work!

The best.

There is no other podcast I look forward to more than Why Theory. I wish they would release episodes more consistently, but the level of quality of each episode is probably the reason why they take a while. The chemistry between McGowan and Engley is great. They’re such clear and clever thinkers. If you’re into psychoanalytic theory and continental philosophy tied together with politics, this podcast is on point!

The answer to what podcasting was lacking is finally here

Easily one of the most engaging podcasts I’ve listened to in a long time. I’ve followed McGowan’s work for several years, and this podcast matches the clarity, precision, and engagement of his written work.

McGowan is a former professor of mine, so perhaps I’m biased. But with that said, if you want to understand how psychoanalysis and critical theory work, then listen to Why Theory.

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