This week I continue the discussion of reason in its use in Episode 11 of Retrieving Reason Podcast. Reason is used to construct a coherent world and life view. I look at how we use reason to build a system of belief. In addition, I address the errors of Rationalism and Coherentism. A video version... Continue Reading →
I did not publish an episode of the podcast last week because I have been busy converting all of my in-person philosophy courses to an online delivery method and it has taken a lot more time than I imagined. I was able to record Episode 10 of Retrieving Reason podcast this weekend. In this episode,... Continue Reading →
In Episode 6 of Retrieving Reason, I go over the arguments that some things are clear, the basic things are clear, and the basic things are clear to reason. You can find the video version of this podcast here. Find the audio version of the podcast here.
In Episode 5 of Retrieving Reason, I discuss the definition of knowledge as "justified true belief" as codified by Edmund Gettier in his 1963 paper. I then contrast the JTB definition of knowledge with Plato's "true opinion with an account" definition (TOA). I entertain some objections and responses from Gettier and Alvin Plantinga. In the... Continue Reading →
https://youtu.be/0Q1YZjlyscI The Retrieving Reason Podcast has a home on YouTube, but it was also being uploaded to the Public Philosophy podcast site. We decided to keep these two projects separate. Today, the Retrieving Reason Podcast audio version has a new home. You may also find the Retrieving Reason Podcast on Spotify and Apple Podcasts.
A year ago I started a podcast series on "Reason." Shortly after I began recording the series I lost the use of my right arm due to what we later found out was torn muscles in my shoulder. I had to put the podcast project on hold. I am about 95% recovered after undergoing surgery... Continue Reading →