Devon Strolovitch

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  • Username: defyn
  • Host, "Fog City Blues"
  • Role: Producer/Reporter: Independent

Recent Pieces from Devon Strolovitch

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Neuroscience and Free Will (53:58)
From: Philosophy Talk

Have recent results in neuroscience undermined our age-old concept of free will, or do neuroscientists need to read more philosophy?
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In Praise of Love: Plato's Symposium Meets Bernstein's Serenade (53:59)
From: Philosophy Talk

Plato’s "Symposium" is arguably the most memorable philosophical work ever written on the subject of love. It is also the inspiration for Leonard Bernstein’s gorgeous violin ...
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Faith and Humility (53:58)
From: Philosophy Talk

Who is the more intellectually humble: the believer who puts their faith in a higher power, or the nonbeliever who sees no evidence for one?
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Are We Alone? (53:59)
From: Philosophy Talk

If there is intelligent life beyond Earth, how would that change life ON Earth?
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Heidegger (53:59)
From: Philosophy Talk

Martin Heidegger has been hailed by many as the greatest philosopher of the twentieth century. He has also been criticized for being both nearly unreadable and a Nazi.
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Trolling, Bullying, and Flame Wars: Humility and Online Discourse (53:58)
From: Philosophy Talk

Does the internet necessarily make people nastier and more arrogant?
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Monstrous Technologies? (53:58)
From: Philosophy Talk

How do we ensure that the Victor Frankensteins of the future unleash no new monsters on the world?
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Edward Snowden and the Ethics of Whistleblowing (53:59)
From: Philosophy Talk

Is whistleblowing a matter of duty, or a matter of choice?
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Adorno and the Culture Industry (53:58)
From: Philosophy Talk

Is truly great art possible under a capitalist system, or is capitalism destined to produce cultural crap?
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How to Humbly Disagree (53:58)
From: Philosophy Talk

If someone disagrees with you, does it mean you should reconsider your position, or does it just mean that person is wrong?