Download this Episode In that strange moment that Petrarch called the Dark Ages and Enlightenment historians called the beginning of the Middle Ages, the great city-builders that once stretched their hand from the Euphrates in[…]
Nathan Gilmour leads Michial Farmer and David Grubbs in a discussion of the academic lecture–an endangered species? Lecture Me. Really. Should Colleges Really Eliminate the College Lecture?
Nathan Gilmour leads Michial Farmer and David Grubbs in the second of our three discussions of Jedediah Purdy’s For Common Things.
Danny Anderson leads a conversation with Nathan Gilmour and Michial Farmer about Kenneth Burke’s essay “Terministic Screens.”
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David Grubbs asks Nathan Gilmour and Michial Farmer about their favorite podcasts and other New Media endeavors. And he offers a few of his own! Our theme music this week is Daniel Amos’s “Dig Here,[…]
General Introduction – Getting on up there – In almost-Spring Break – Grubbsy’s back! – Listener feedback – Terence Malick – Where to start with Updike – Christian high schools and Christian colleges The Ghostbusters[…]
One of the persistent heroes of philosophically minded folks is Socrates, the godfatherof question-askers, the Athenian philosopher, the drinker of hemlock. Although the Platonic dialogues never present him as entirely averse to speech-making, nonetheless, Socrates, in[…]
General Introduction – Spring Breaked, Spring Breaking, Will Spring Break – No listener feedback The Old 100th – Which tune? – A happy coincidence – Defining our terms – Words to frame God’s glory –[…]
General Introduction – Where’s Grubbs? – A programming note – Listener feedback C.S. Peirce – What do our sentences mean? – Synthesizing physical phenomena – Peirce as Father of Analytic Philosophy – The scientific method[…]