Tag: Confucius

The Christian Humanist Podcast, Episode #114: Meno

General Introduction – Listener feedback – Episodes on Borges and Postman? Arête – Excellence and/or virtue – Warriors and excellences – Plato’s expansion of arête – Confucian virtue – Arête and social station – Excellence in tragedy – Meno’s definition – Answering the question carefully Why Ask the Question? – The urge to categorize –…

The Christian Humanist, Episode #27: Superheroes

General Introduction – Football season begins – What’s on the blog? – An argument about Jaws Our History with Superheroes – Crib notes: Only Gilmour was way into comics – Michial played too many video games – Marvel vs. DC Premodern Models of Heroism – The hero as function of a larger metaphysic – Greek…