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Podcast Profile: Dissecting Philosophy with Dr McDonald

podcast imageTwitter: @dissectphilo@iamarubberman (@iamarubberman followed by 2 philosophers)
Site: www.dissectingphilosophy.com
140 episodes
2019 to 2021
Average episode: 44 minutes
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Podcaster's summary: Dr Andrew McDonald with several years of teaching experience at the University of Dundee takes listeners through a close reading of philosophical texts that allow us to delve into a deeper understanding of them. It is friendly to those new to philosophy and gives easy to understand examples throughout.

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List Updated: 2022-Dec-04 12:36 UTC. Episodes: 140. Feedback: @TrueSciPhi.

Episodes
2021-Nov-01 • 52 minutes
Episode 122| Herbert Marcuse One Dimensional Man | One Dimensional Philosophy
In episode one hundred and twenty two of Dissecting Philosophy with Dr McDonald, he discusses chapter seven of Herbert Marcuse's One Dimensional Man.Feel free to send questions or comments to [email protected] episodes every Monday.Social media:Twitter: @iamarubbermanInstagram: dissectingphilosophywithdrmcdYoutube Channel: https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCTi_1EbyC_8kbkU8-wFdjogSupport... the podcast:Patreon: https://www.patreon.com/DissectingphilosophyBuy... me a coffee: https://ko-fi...
2021-Oct-25 • 51 minutes
Episode 121| Herbert Marcuse One Dimensional Man | Science and the Perpetual Struggle
In episode one hundred and sixteen of Dissecting Philosophy with Dr McDonald, he discusses chapter six of Herbert Marcuse's One Dimensional Man.Feel free to send questions or comments to [email protected] episodes every Monday.Social media:Twitter: @iamarubbermanInstagram: dissectingphilosophywithdrmcdYoutube Channel: https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCTi_1EbyC_8kbkU8-wFdjogSupport... the podcast:Patreon: https://www.patreon.com/DissectingphilosophyBuy... me a coffee: https://ko-fi.com/...
2021-Oct-18 • 67 minutes
Episode 120| Herbert Marcuse One Dimensional Man | Philosophy, The Search for Truth and the Privileging of the Intellectual Life
In episode one hundred and twenty of Dissecting Philosophy with Dr McDonald, he discusses chapter five of Herbert Marcuse's One Dimensional Man.Feel free to send questions or comments to [email protected] episodes every Monday.Social media:Twitter: @iamarubbermanInstagram: dissectingphilosophywithdrmcdYoutube Channel: https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCTi_1EbyC_8kbkU8-wFdjogSupport... the podcast:Patreon: https://www.patreon.com/DissectingphilosophyBuy... me a coffee: https://ko-fi.com/...
2021-Oct-11 • 51 minutes
Episode 119| Herbert Marcuse One Dimensional Man | One Dimensional Language
In episode one hundred and nineteen of Dissecting Philosophy with Dr McDonald, he discusses chapter four of Herbert Marcuse's One Dimensional Man.Feel free to send questions or comments to [email protected] episodes every Monday.Social media:Twitter: @iamarubbermanInstagram: dissectingphilosophywithdrmcdYoutube Channel: https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCTi_1EbyC_8kbkU8-wFdjogSupport... the podcast:Patreon: https://www.patreon.com/DissectingphilosophyBuy... me a coffee: https://ko-fi.co...
2021-Oct-04 • 67 minutes
Episode 118| Herbert Marcuse One Dimensional Man l The Artist and Culture in PreIndustrial Society and in 1960s Society
In episode one hundred and eighteen of Dissecting Philosophy with Dr McDonald, he discusses chapter three of Herbert Marcuse's One Dimensional Man.Feel free to send questions or comments to [email protected] episodes every Monday.Social media:Twitter: @iamarubbermanInstagram: dissectingphilosophywithdrmcdYoutube Channel: https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCTi_1EbyC_8kbkU8-wFdjogSupport... the podcast:Patreon: https://www.patreon.com/DissectingphilosophyBuy... me a coffee: https://ko-fi.c...
2021-Sep-27 • 38 minutes
Episode 117| Herbert Marcuse One Dimensional Man l From Marx's Industrial Society to 1960s Society
In episode one hundred and seventeen of Dissecting Philosophy with Dr McDonald, he discusses chapter two of Herbert Marcuse's One Dimensional Man.Feel free to send questions or comments to [email protected] episodes every Monday.Social media:Twitter: @iamarubbermanInstagram: dissectingphilosophywithdrmcdYoutube Channel: https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCTi_1EbyC_8kbkU8-wFdjogSupport... the podcast:Patreon: https://www.patreon.com/DissectingphilosophyBuy... me a coffee: https://ko-fi.co...
2021-Sep-20 • 43 minutes
Episode 116| Herbert Marcuse One Dimensional Man l Totalitarianism and One Dimensional Thought
In episode one hundred and sixteen of Dissecting Philosophy with Dr McDonald, he discusses chapter one of Herbert Marcuse's One Dimensional Man.Feel free to send questions or comments to [email protected] episodes every Monday.Social media:Twitter: @iamarubbermanInstagram: dissectingphilosophywithdrmcdYoutube Channel: https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCTi_1EbyC_8kbkU8-wFdjogSupport... the podcast:Patreon: https://www.patreon.com/DissectingphilosophyBuy... me a coffee: https://ko-fi.com/...
2021-Sep-13 • 37 minutes
Episode 115| Guy Debord Society of the Spectacle l Urbanism and Detournement
In episode one hundred and fifteen of Dissecting Philosophy with Dr McDonald, he discusses chapters seven and eight of Guy Debord's Society of the Spectacle.Feel free to send questions or comments to [email protected] episodes every Monday.Social media:Twitter: @iamarubbermanInstagram: dissectingphilosophywithdrmcdYoutube Channel: https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCTi_1EbyC_8kbkU8-wFdjogSupport... the podcast:Patreon: https://www.patreon.com/DissectingphilosophyBuy... me a coffee: https...
2021-Sep-06 • 39 minutes
Episode 114| Guy Debord Society of the Spectacle l Time and the Spectacle
In episode one hundred and fourteen of Dissecting Philosophy with Dr McDonald, he discusses chapters five and six of Guy Debord's Society of the Spectacle.Feel free to send questions or comments to [email protected] episodes every Monday.Social media:Twitter: @iamarubbermanInstagram: dissectingphilosophywithdrmcdYoutube Channel: https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCTi_1EbyC_8kbkU8-wFdjogSupport... the podcast:Patreon: https://www.patreon.com/DissectingphilosophyBuy... me a coffee: https:/...
2021-Aug-30 • 32 minutes
Episode 113| Guy Debord Society of the Spectacle l A History of The Spectacle
In episode one hundred and thirteen of Dissecting Philosophy with Dr McDonald, he discusses chapter four of Guy Debord's Society of the Spectacle.Feel free to send questions or comments to [email protected] episodes every Monday.Social media:Twitter: @iamarubbermanInstagram: dissectingphilosophywithdrmcdYoutube Channel: https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCTi_1EbyC_8kbkU8-wFdjogSupport... the podcast:Patreon: https://www.patreon.com/DissectingphilosophyBuy... me a coffee: https://ko-fi.co...
2021-Aug-23 • 41 minutes
Episode 112| Guy Debord Society of the Spectacle l The Spectacle and Globalisation, Politics, Celebrities and Banality
In episode one hundred and twelve of Dissecting Philosophy with Dr McDonald, he discusses chapter three of Guy Debord's Society of the Spectacle.Feel free to send questions or comments to [email protected] episodes every Monday.Social media:Twitter: @iamarubbermanInstagram: dissectingphilosophywithdrmcdYoutube Channel: https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCTi_1EbyC_8kbkU8-wFdjogSupport... the podcast:Patreon: https://www.patreon.com/DissectingphilosophyBuy... me a coffee: https://ko-fi.com...
2021-Aug-16 • 37 minutes
Episode 111| Guy Debord Society of the Spectacle l Commodities as a Spectacle
In episode one hundred and eleven of Dissecting Philosophy with Dr McDonald, he discusses chapter two of Guy Debord's Society of the Spectacle.Feel free to send questions or comments to [email protected] episodes every Monday.Social media:Twitter: @iamarubbermanInstagram: dissectingphilosophywithdrmcdYoutube Channel: https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCTi_1EbyC_8kbkU8-wFdjogSupport... the podcast:Patreon: https://www.patreon.com/DissectingphilosophyBuy... me a coffee: https://ko-fi.com/d...
2021-Aug-09 • 32 minutes
Episode 110| Guy Debord Society of the Spectacle l The Spectacle
In episode one hundred and ten of Dissecting Philosophy with Dr McDonald, he discusses chapter one of Guy Debord's Society of the Spectacle. Feel free to send questions or comments to [email protected] episodes every Monday.Social media:Twitter: @iamarubbermanInstagram: dissectingphilosophywithdrmcdYoutube Channel: https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCTi_1EbyC_8kbkU8-wFdjogSupport... the podcast:Patreon: https://www.patreon.com/DissectingphilosophyBuy... me a coffee: https://ko-fi.com/dis...
2021-Aug-02 • 27 minutes
Special Episode 18| Nietzsche's Birth of Tragedy| Socrates' Removal of the Dionysian
In the eighteenth special episode of Dissecting Philosophy with Dr McDonald, he discusses Socrates' removal of the Dionysian from the Apollonian and Dionysian dynamic.Feel free to send questions or comments to [email protected] episodes every Monday.Social media:Twitter: @iamarubbermanInstagram: dissectingphilosophywithdrmcdYoutube Channel: https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCTi_1EbyC_8kbkU8-wFdjogSupport... the podcast:Patreon: https://www.patreon.com/DissectingphilosophyBuy... me a coff...
2021-Jul-26 • 38 minutes
Special Episode 17| Nietzsche's Birth of Tragedy| Apollonian and Dionysian Art
In the seventeenth special episode of Dissecting Philosophy with Dr McDonald, he discusses Nietzsche's concepts the Apollonian and Dionysian.Feel free to send questions or comments to [email protected] episodes every Monday.Social media:Twitter: @iamarubbermanInstagram: dissectingphilosophywithdrmcdYoutube Channel: https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCTi_1EbyC_8kbkU8-wFdjogSupport... the podcast:Patreon: https://www.patreon.com/DissectingphilosophyBuy... me a coffee: https://ko-fi.com/diss...
2021-Jul-19 • 66 minutes
Episode 109| Interview with Frank Ruda l The Relevance of The Communist Manifesto
In episode one hundred and nine of Dissecting Philosophy with Dr McDonald, he discusses with Frank Ruda, the relevance of the communist manifesto.Feel free to send questions or comments to [email protected] episodes every Monday.Social media:Twitter: @iamarubbermanInstagram: dissectingphilosophywithdrmcdYoutube Channel: https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCTi_1EbyC_8kbkU8-wFdjogSupport... the podcast:Patreon: https://www.patreon.com/DissectingphilosophyBuy... me a coffee: https://ko-fi.com/dis...
2021-Jul-12 • 68 minutes
Episode 108| Interview with Frank Ruda l How Do We Think Like The Proletariat?
In episode one hundred and eight of Dissecting Philosophy with Dr McDonald, he discusses with Frank Ruda, the question of how do we think like the proletariat? Frank argues that this question pervades the History of Marxism. Feel free to send questions or comments to [email protected] episodes every Monday.Social media:Twitter: @iamarubbermanInstagram: dissectingphilosophywithdrmcdYoutube Channel: https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCTi_1EbyC_8kbkU8-wFdjogSupport... the podcast:Patreon: https:...
2021-Jul-05 • 63 minutes
Episode 107| Interview with Frank Ruda l Part 3 of The Communist Manifesto
In episode one hundred and seven of Dissecting Philosophy with Dr McDonald, he discusses with Frank Ruda, part 3 of Marx and Engel's Communist Manifesto.Feel free to send questions or comments to [email protected] episodes every Monday.Social media:Twitter: @iamarubbermanInstagram: dissectingphilosophywithdrmcdYoutube Channel: https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCTi_1EbyC_8kbkU8-wFdjogSupport... the podcast:Patreon: https://www.patreon.com/DissectingphilosophyBuy... me a coffee: https://k...
2021-Jun-28 • 62 minutes
Episode 106| Interview with Frank Ruda l Marx and Engel's Ideas of The Bourgeoisie, The Proletariat And Communism
In episode one hundred and six of Dissecting Philosophy with Dr McDonald, he discusses with Frank Ruda, Marx and Engel's ideas of the bourgeoisie, the proletariat and communism.Feel free to send questions or comments to [email protected] episodes every Monday.Social media:Twitter: @iamarubbermanInstagram: dissectingphilosophywithdrmcdYoutube Channel: https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCTi_1EbyC_8kbkU8-wFdjogSupport... the podcast:Patreon: https://www.patreon.com/DissectingphilosophyBuy.....
2021-Jun-21 • 35 minutes
Episode 105| Interview with Frank Ruda l Marx and Engel's Use of History and The Bourgeoisie
In episode one hundred and five of Dissecting Philosophy with Dr McDonald, he discusses with Frank Ruda, Marx and Engel's use of history and delve into their concept of the bourgeoisie. Feel free to send questions or comments to [email protected] episodes every Monday.Social media:Twitter: @iamarubbermanInstagram: dissectingphilosophywithdrmcdYoutube Channel: https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCTi_1EbyC_8kbkU8-wFdjogSupport... the podcast:Patreon: https://www.patreon.com/Dissectingphilos...
2021-Jun-14 • 63 minutes
Episode 104| Interview with Frank Ruda l Reading Marx and His Relation to Hegel
In episode one hundred and four of Dissecting Philosophy with Dr McDonald, he discusses with Frank Ruda, the problems of reading Marx and the relation to Hegel, from Marx's early disagreement to his later returning back to Hegel's philosophy.Feel free to send questions or comments to [email protected] episodes every Monday.Social media:Twitter: @iamarubbermanInstagram: dissectingphilosophywithdrmcdYoutube Channel: https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCTi_1EbyC_8kbkU8-wFdjogSupport......
2021-Jun-07 • 33 minutes
Special Episode 16| Aristotle's Metaphysics| Problems with Plato
In the sixteenth special episode of Dissecting Philosophy with Dr McDonald, he discusses the second half of Aristotle's Metaphysics Book 1.Feel free to send questions or comments to [email protected] episodes every Monday.Social media:Twitter: @iamarubbermanInstagram: dissectingphilosophywithdrmcdYoutube Channel: https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCTi_1EbyC_8kbkU8-wFdjogSupport... the podcast:Patreon: https://www.patreon.com/DissectingphilosophyBuy... me a coffee: https://ko-fi.com/dissec...
2021-May-31 • 29 minutes
Special Episode 15| Aristotle's Metaphysics| Problems with the PreSocratics
In the fifteenth special episode of Dissecting Philosophy with Dr McDonald, he discusses the first half of Aristotle's Metaphysics Book 1.Feel free to send questions or comments to [email protected] episodes every Monday.Social media:Twitter: @iamarubbermanInstagram: dissectingphilosophywithdrmcdYoutube Channel: https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCTi_1EbyC_8kbkU8-wFdjogSupport... the podcast:Patreon: https://www.patreon.com/DissectingphilosophyBuy... me a coffee: https://ko-fi.com/dissect...
2021-May-24 • 30 minutes
Episode 103| Hannah Arendt's The Origins of Totalitarianism l Ideology and Terror Part 2
In episode one hundred and three of Dissecting Philosophy with Dr McDonald, he finishes discusses the section Ideology and Terror in Hannah Arendt's The Origins of Totalitarianism.Feel free to send questions or comments to [email protected] episodes every Monday.Social media:Twitter: @iamarubbermanInstagram: dissectingphilosophywithdrmcdYoutube Channel: https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCTi_1EbyC_8kbkU8-wFdjogSupport... the podcast:Patreon: https://www.patreon.com/DissectingphilosophyBu...
2021-May-17 • 29 minutes
Episode 102| Hannah Arendt's The Origins of Totalitarianism l Ideology and Terror
In episode one hundred and two of Dissecting Philosophy with Dr McDonald, he discusses the section Ideology and Terror up until the first break in Hannah Arendt's The Origins of Totalitarianism.Feel free to send questions or comments to [email protected] episodes every Monday.Social media:Twitter: @iamarubbermanInstagram: dissectingphilosophywithdrmcdYoutube Channel: https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCTi_1EbyC_8kbkU8-wFdjogSupport... the podcast:Patreon: https://www.patreon.com/Dissecti...
2021-May-10 • 36 minutes
Episode 101| Hannah Arendt's The Origins of Totalitarianism l 3 Steps To Total Domination
In episode one hundred and one of Dissecting Philosophy with Dr McDonald, he discusses the section Total Domination in Hannah Arendt's The Origins of Totalitarianism.Feel free to send questions or comments to [email protected] episodes every Monday.Social media:Twitter: @iamarubbermanInstagram: dissectingphilosophywithdrmcdYoutube Channel: https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCTi_1EbyC_8kbkU8-wFdjogSupport... the podcast:Patreon: https://www.patreon.com/DissectingphilosophyBuy... me a coff...
2021-May-03 • 40 minutes
Episode 100| Hannah Arendt The Origins of Totalitarianism | Concentration Camps
In the hundredth episode of Dissecting Philosophy with Dr McDonald, he discusses the first few pages of the section Total Domination in Hannah Arendt's The Origins of Totalitarianism.Feel free to send questions or comments to [email protected] episodes every Monday.Social media:Twitter: @iamarubbermanInstagram: dissectingphilosophywithdrmcdYoutube Channel: https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCTi_1EbyC_8kbkU8-wFdjogSupport... the podcast:Patreon: https://www.patreon.com/Dissectingphilosophy...
2021-Apr-26 • 40 minutes
Episode 99| Hannah Arendt The Origins of Totalitarianism | A Surveillance Society
In the ninety ninth episode of Dissecting Philosophy with Dr McDonald, he discusses the section Secret Police in Hannah Arendt's The Origins of Totalitarianism.Feel free to send questions or comments to [email protected] episodes every Monday.Social media:Twitter: @iamarubbermanInstagram: dissectingphilosophywithdrmcdYoutube Channel: https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCTi_1EbyC_8kbkU8-wFdjogSupport... the podcast:Patreon: https://www.patreon.com/DissectingphilosophyBuy... me a coffee: htt...
2021-Apr-19 • 38 minutes
Episode 98| Hannah Arendt The Origins of Totalitarianism | Tracking And Hunting Down Enemies
In the ninety eighth episode of Dissecting Philosophy with Dr McDonald, he discusses the first few pages of the section Secret Police in Hannah Arendt's The Origins of Totalitarianism.Feel free to send questions or comments to [email protected] episodes every Monday.Social media:Twitter: @iamarubbermanInstagram: dissectingphilosophywithdrmcdYoutube Channel: https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCTi_1EbyC_8kbkU8-wFdjogSupport... the podcast:Patreon: https://www.patreon.com/Dissectingphilosoph...
2021-Apr-12 • 48 minutes
Episode 97| Hannah Arendt The Origins of Totalitarianism | Problems With The Totalitarian State
In the ninety seventh episode of Dissecting Philosophy with Dr McDonald, he discusses the last sections of The Totalitarian State in Hannah Arendt's The Origins of Totalitarianism.Feel free to send questions or comments to [email protected] episodes every Monday.Social media:Twitter: @iamarubbermanInstagram: dissectingphilosophywithdrmcdYoutube Channel: https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCTi_1EbyC_8kbkU8-wFdjogSupport... the podcast:Patreon: https://www.patreon.com/DissectingphilosophyBuy...
2021-Apr-05 • 41 minutes
Episode 96| Hannah Arendt The Origins of Totalitarianism | The Creation of The Totalitarian State
In the ninety sixth episode of Dissecting Philosophy with Dr McDonald, he discusses the section The Totalitarian State in Hannah Arendt's The Origins of Totalitarianism.Feel free to send questions or comments to [email protected] episodes every Monday.Social media:Twitter: @iamarubbermanInstagram: dissectingphilosophywithdrmcdYoutube Channel: https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCTi_1EbyC_8kbkU8-wFdjogSupport... the podcast:Patreon: https://www.patreon.com/DissectingphilosophyBuy... me a co...
2021-Mar-29 • 55 minutes
Episode 95| Hannah Arendt The Origins of Totalitarianism | Permanent Revolution
In the ninety fifth episode of Dissecting Philosophy with Dr McDonald, he discusses the beginning of the section The Totalitarian State in Hannah Arendt's The Origins of Totalitarianism.Feel free to send questions or comments to [email protected] episodes every Monday.Social media:Twitter: @iamarubbermanInstagram: dissectingphilosophywithdrmcdYoutube Channel: https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCTi_1EbyC_8kbkU8-wFdjogSupport... the podcast:Patreon: https://www.patreon.com/Dissectingphiloso...
2021-Mar-22 • 46 minutes
Episode 94| Hannah Arendt The Origins of Totalitarianism | Lies and Fanaticism
In the ninety forth episode of Dissecting Philosophy with Dr McDonald, he discusses the last 10 pages of the section Totalitarian Organisation in Hannah Arendt's The Origins of Totalitarianism.Feel free to send questions or comments to [email protected] episodes every Monday.Social media:Twitter: @iamarubbermanInstagram: dissectingphilosophywithdrmcdYoutube Channel: https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCTi_1EbyC_8kbkU8-wFdjogSupport... the podcast:Patreon: https://www.patreon.com/Dissecting...
2021-Mar-15 • 49 minutes
Episode 93| Hannah Arendt The Origins of Totalitarianism | Leaders' Rise to Power, Tyrants and Secret Societies
In the ninety third episode of Dissecting Philosophy with Dr McDonald, he continues the discussion of the section Totalitarian Organisation in Hannah Arendt's The Origins of Totalitarianism.Feel free to send questions or comments to [email protected] episodes every Monday.Social media:Twitter: @iamarubbermanInstagram: dissectingphilosophywithdrmcdYoutube Channel: https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCTi_1EbyC_8kbkU8-wFdjogSupport... the podcast:Patreon: https://www.patreon.com/Dissectingphi...
2021-Mar-09 • 55 minutes
Episode 92| Hannah Arendt The Origins of Totalitarianism | Sympathisers, Party Members, and the Totalitarian Regime's Fictional World
In the ninety second episode of Dissecting Philosophy with Dr McDonald, he discusses the first few pages of the section Totalitarian Organisation in Hannah Arendt's The Origins of Totalitarianism.Feel free to send questions or comments to [email protected] episodes every Monday.Social media:Twitter: @iamarubbermanInstagram: dissectingphilosophywithdrmcdYoutube Channel: https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCTi_1EbyC_8kbkU8-wFdjogSupport... the podcast:Patreon: https://www.patreon.com/Dissect...
2021-Mar-01 • 59 minutes
Episode 91| Hannah Arendt The Origins of Totalitarianism | The Masses' Psychology and the Nazi's Antisemitism
In the ninety first episode of Dissecting Philosophy with Dr McDonald, he discusses the remainder of the section Totalitarian Propaganda after the first break in Hannah Arendt's The Origins of Totalitarianism.Feel free to send questions or comments to [email protected] episodes every Monday.Social media:Twitter: @iamarubbermanInstagram: dissectingphilosophywithdrmcdYoutube Channel: https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCTi_1EbyC_8kbkU8-wFdjogSupport... the podcast:Patreon: https://www.patreo...
2021-Feb-24 • 49 minutes
Episode 90| Hannah Arendt The Origins of Totalitarianism | Indoctrination, Science and Prophecy
In the ninetieth episode of Dissecting Philosophy with Dr McDonald, he discusses the section Totalitarian Propaganda up until the first break in Hannah Arendt's The Origins of Totalitarianism.Feel free to send questions or comments to [email protected] episodes every Monday.Social media:Twitter: @iamarubbermanInstagram: dissectingphilosophywithdrmcdYoutube Channel: https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCTi_1EbyC_8kbkU8-wFdjogSupport... the podcast:Patreon: https://www.patreon.com/Dissectingp...
2021-Feb-15 • 67 minutes
Episode 89| Hannah Arendt The Origins of Totalitarianism | The Removal of Hypocrisy, 20th Century Art and the Holocaust
In the eighty ninth episode of Dissecting Philosophy with Dr McDonald, he discusses the second half of the section The Temporary Alliance of The Elite and The Mob in Hannah Arendt's The Origins of Totalitarianism.Feel free to send questions or comments to [email protected] episodes every Monday.Social media:Twitter: @iamarubbermanInstagram: dissectingphilosophywithdrmcdYoutube Channel: https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCTi_1EbyC_8kbkU8-wFdjogSupport... the podcast:Patreon: https://www.pa...
2021-Feb-08 • 50 minutes
Episode 88| Hannah Arendt The Origins of Totalitarianism | WWI and The Origins of the Masses
In the eighty eighth episode of Dissecting Philosophy with Dr McDonald, he discusses the first half of the section The Temporary Alliance of The Elite and The Mob in Hannah Arendt's The Origins of Totalitarianism.Feel free to send questions or comments to [email protected] episodes every Monday.Social media:Twitter: @iamarubbermanInstagram: dissectingphilosophywithdrmcdYoutube Channel: https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCTi_1EbyC_8kbkU8-wFdjogSupport... the podcast:Patreon: https://www.pa...
2021-Feb-01 • 42 minutes
Episode 87| Hannah Arendt The Origins of Totalitarianism | Psychology and the Difference Between Totalitarianism and Dictatorships
In the eighty seventh episode of Dissecting Philosophy with Dr McDonald, he discusses the conclusion of the section The Masses in Hannah Arendt's The Origins of Totalitarianism.Feel free to send questions or comments to [email protected] episodes every Monday.Social media:Twitter: @iamarubbermanInstagram: dissectingphilosophywithdrmcdYoutube Channel: https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCTi_1EbyC_8kbkU8-wFdjogSupport... the podcast:Patreon: https://www.patreon.com/DissectingphilosophyBuy......
2021-Jan-25 • 57 minutes
Episode 86| Hannah Arendt The Origins of Totalitarianism | Lenin, Stalin and the Atomisation of Society
In the eighty sixth episode of Dissecting Philosophy with Dr McDonald, he discusses the section The Masses up until the conclusion of the section Hannah Arendt's The Origins of Totalitarianism.Feel free to send questions or comments to [email protected] episodes every Monday.Social media:Twitter: @iamarubbermanInstagram: dissectingphilosophywithdrmcdYoutube Channel: https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCTi_1EbyC_8kbkU8-wFdjogSupport... the podcast:Patreon: https://www.patreon.com/Dissecting...
2021-Jan-18 • 44 minutes
Episode 85| Hannah Arendt The Origins of Totalitarianism | The Indifferent Mass and Propaganda
In the eighty fifth episode of Dissecting Philosophy with Dr McDonald, he discusses the section The Masses up until the first break in Hannah Arendt's The Origins of Totalitarianism.Feel free to send questions or comments to [email protected] episodes every Monday.Social media:Twitter: @iamarubbermanInstagram: dissectingphilosophywithdrmcdYoutube Channel: https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCTi_1EbyC_8kbkU8-wFdjogSupport... the podcast:Patreon: https://www.patreon.com/DissectingphilosophyB...
2021-Jan-11 • 35 minutes
Episode 84| Camus The Fall Part 2 |Clamence Reveals His Game
In the eighty third episode of Dissecting Philosophy with Dr McDonald, he discusses the second half of Albert Camus' The Fall.Feel free to send questions or comments to [email protected] episodes every Monday.Social media:Twitter: @iamarubbermanInstagram: dissectingphilosophywithdrmcdYoutube Channel: https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCTi_1EbyC_8kbkU8-wFdjogSupport... the podcast:Patreon: https://www.patreon.com/DissectingphilosophyBuy... me a coffee: https://ko-fi.com/dissectingphilosoph...
2021-Jan-04 • 44 minutes
Episode 83| Camus The Fall Part 1 | Meeting Jean Baptiste Clamence
In the eighty third episode of Dissecting Philosophy with Dr McDonald, he discusses the first half of Albert Camus' The Fall. Feel free to send questions or comments to [email protected] episodes every Monday.Social media:Twitter: @iamarubbermanInstagram: dissectingphilosophywithdrmcdYoutube Channel: https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCTi_1EbyC_8kbkU8-wFdjogSupport... the podcast:Patreon: https://www.patreon.com/DissectingphilosophyBuy... me a coffee: https://ko-fi.com/dissectingphilosoph...
2020-Dec-28 • 45 minutes
Special Episode 14| Kobe Bryant Mamba Mentality | Kobe Bryant's Philosophy for Greatness
In the fourteenth special episode of Dissecting Philosophy with Dr McDonald, he discusses Kobe Bryant's Mamba Mentality.Feel free to send questions or comments to [email protected] episodes every Monday.Social media:Twitter: @iamarubbermanInstagram: dissectingphilosophywithdrmcdYoutube Channel: https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCTi_1EbyC_8kbkU8-wFdjogSupport... the podcast:Patreon: https://www.patreon.com/DissectingphilosophyBuy... me a coffee: https://ko-fi.com/dissectingphilosophyMany....
2020-Dec-21 • 61 minutes
Episode 82| Camus The Plague Part 5 | Life After The Plague
In the eighty second episode of Dissecting Philosophy with Dr McDonald, he discusses Part 5 of Albert Camus' novel The Plague. Feel free to send questions or comments to [email protected] episodes every Monday.Social media:Twitter: @iamarubbermanInstagram: dissectingphilosophywithdrmcdYoutube Channel: https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCTi_1EbyC_8kbkU8-wFdjogSupport... the podcast:Patreon: https://www.patreon.com/DissectingphilosophyBuy... me a coffee: https://ko-fi.com/dissectingphilosop...
2020-Dec-14 • 64 minutes
Episode 81| Camus The Plague Part 4 | Forks in the Road
In the eightieth episode of Dissecting Philosophy with Dr McDonald, he discusses Part 4 of Albert Camus' novel The Plague. It covers various topics, making the most of now, Utilitarianism, a theological discussion of God and suffering and the death penalty.Feel free to send questions or comments to [email protected] episodes every Monday.Social media:Twitter: @iamarubbermanInstagram: dissectingphilosophywithdrmcdYoutube Channel: https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCTi_1EbyC_8kbkU8-wFdjogSu...
2020-Dec-07 • 69 minutes
Episode 80| Camus The Plague Part 3 | The Horror of Banality
In the eightieth episode of Dissecting Philosophy with Dr McDonald, he discusses Part 3 of Albert Camus' novel The Plague. Feel free to send questions or comments to [email protected] episodes every Monday.Social media:Twitter: @iamarubbermanInstagram: dissectingphilosophywithdrmcdYoutube Channel: https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCTi_1EbyC_8kbkU8-wFdjogSupport... the podcast:Patreon: https://www.patreon.com/DissectingphilosophyBuy... me a coffee: https://ko-fi.com/dissectingphilosophyMa...
2020-Nov-30 • 62 minutes
Episode 79| Camus The Plague Part 2 | A Psychology of Lockdown and an Ethics of Decency
In the seventy eighth episode of Dissecting Philosophy with Dr McDonald, he discusses Part 2 of Albert Camus' novel The Plague. It also discusses relates the discussion to the current lockdowns during the covid-19 pandemic.Feel free to send questions or comments to [email protected] episodes every Monday.Social media:Twitter: @iamarubbermanInstagram: dissectingphilosophywithdrmcdYoutube Channel: https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCTi_1EbyC_8kbkU8-wFdjogSupport... the podcast:Patreon: http...
2020-Nov-23 • 56 minutes
Episode 78| Camus The Plague Part 1 | Camus and Covid-19
In the seventy seventh episode of Dissecting Philosophy with Dr McDonald, he discusses Part 1 of Albert Camus' novel The Plague. It also discusses how we can relate the themes covered in Part 1 to Covid-19. Feel free to send questions or comments to [email protected] episodes every Monday.Social media:Twitter: @iamarubbermanInstagram: dissectingphilosophywithdrmcdYoutube Channel: https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCTi_1EbyC_8kbkU8-wFdjogSupport... the podcast:Patreon: https://www.patreon....
2020-Nov-16 • 70 minutes
Episode 77| Camus Create Dangerously | Creativity and Taking A Risk
In the seventy seventh episode of Dissecting Philosophy with Dr McDonald, he discusses Albert Camus' speech Create Dangerously. Lots of examples are also discussed to illustrate the speech, Picasso, Norman Rockwell, Ai Wei Wei, Harriet Beecher Stowe, Upton Sinclair, U2, System of a DownFeel free to send questions or comments to [email protected] episodes every Monday.Social media:Twitter: @iamarubbermanInstagram: dissectingphilosophywithdrmcdYoutube Channel: https://www.youtube.com/chan...
2020-Nov-09 • 59 minutes
Special Episode 13| Plato's Phaedo | Plato's Purpose of Philosophy
In the thirteenth special episode of Dissecting Philosophy with Dr McDonald, he discusses Plato's dialogue the Phaedo.Feel free to send questions or comments to [email protected] episodes every Monday.Social media:Twitter: @iamarubbermanInstagram: dissectingphilosophywithdrmcdYoutube Channel: https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCTi_1EbyC_8kbkU8-wFdjogSupport... the podcast:Patreon: https://www.patreon.com/DissectingphilosophyBuy... me a coffee: https://ko-fi.com/dissectingphilosophyMany......
2020-Nov-02 • 67 minutes
Episode 76| Zarathustra Part 4 General Discussion| What Would It Be Like To Accept The Death of God?
In the seventy sixth episode of Dissecting Philosophy with Dr McDonald, he has a general discussion of Part 4 of Nietzsche's Thus Spoke Zarathustra. Feel free to send questions or comments to [email protected] episodes every Monday.Social media:Twitter: @iamarubbermanInstagram: dissectingphilosophywithdrmcdYoutube Channel: https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCTi_1EbyC_8kbkU8-wFdjogSupport... the podcast:Patreon: https://www.patreon.com/DissectingphilosophyBuy... me a coffee: https://ko-fi....
2020-Oct-29 • 68 minutes
Special Episode 12| Plato's Meno Part 2| Plato's Theory of Knowledge
In the twelfth special episode of Dissecting Philosophy with Dr McDonald, he discusses the second half of Plato's dialogue the Meno.Feel free to send questions or comments to [email protected] episodes every Monday.Social media:Twitter: @iamarubbermanInstagram: dissectingphilosophywithdrmcdYoutube Channel: https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCTi_1EbyC_8kbkU8-wFdjogSupport... the podcast:Patreon: https://www.patreon.com/DissectingphilosophyBuy... me a coffee: https://ko-fi.com/dissectingphi...
2020-Oct-26 • 52 minutes
Episode 75| Zarathustra The Sign | The Lion, Newness and Change
In the seventy fifth episode of Dissecting Philosophy with Dr McDonald, he reads and discusses the section Sign in Nietzsche's Thus Spoke Zarathustra. Feel free to send questions or comments to [email protected] episodes every Monday.Social media:Twitter: @iamarubbermanInstagram: dissectingphilosophywithdrmcdYoutube Channel: https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCTi_1EbyC_8kbkU8-wFdjogSupport... the podcast:Patreon: https://www.patreon.com/DissectingphilosophyBuy... me a coffee: https://ko-f...
2020-Oct-22 • 49 minutes
Special Episode 11| Plato's Meno Part 1| Achieving Clarity
In the eleventh special episode of Dissecting Philosophy with Dr McDonald, he discusses the first half of Plato's dialogue the Meno.Feel free to send questions or comments to [email protected] episodes every Monday.Social media:Twitter: @iamarubbermanInstagram: dissectingphilosophywithdrmcdYoutube Channel: https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCTi_1EbyC_8kbkU8-wFdjogSupport... the podcast:Patreon: https://www.patreon.com/DissectingphilosophyBuy... me a coffee: https://ko-fi.com/dissectingphi...
2020-Oct-19 • 55 minutes
Episode 74| Zarathustra The Intoxicated Song Sections 7-12 | Love and the Eternal Return
In the seventy fourth episode of Dissecting Philosophy with Dr McDonald, he reads and discusses the section The Intoxicated Song Sections 7-12 in Nietzsche's Thus Spoke Zarathustra. There is also a brief discussion of the film Eternal Sunshine of the Spotless Mind (2004) to accompany the section.Feel free to send questions or comments to [email protected] episodes every Monday.Social media:Twitter: @iamarubbermanInstagram: dissectingphilosophywithdrmcdYoutube Channel: https://www.youtub...
2020-Oct-15 • 73 minutes
Special Episode 10| Plato's Apology | The Socratic Method and The Athenian Law Court
In the tenth special episode of Dissecting Philosophy with Dr McDonald, he discusses Plato's dialogue the Apology and the Socratic Method.Feel free to send questions or comments to [email protected] episodes every Monday.Social media:Twitter: @iamarubbermanInstagram: dissectingphilosophywithdrmcdYoutube Channel: https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCTi_1EbyC_8kbkU8-wFdjogSupport... the podcast:Patreon: https://www.patreon.com/DissectingphilosophyBuy... me a coffee: https://ko-fi.com/dissect...
2020-Oct-12 • 52 minutes
Episode 73| Zarathustra The Intoxicated Song Sections 1-6 | Intoxicated by Happiness and Contentment
In the seventy third episode of Dissecting Philosophy with Dr McDonald, he reads and discusses the section The Intoxicated Song Sections 1-6 in Nietzsche's Thus Spoke Zarathustra. Feel free to send questions or comments to [email protected] episodes every Monday.Social media:Twitter: @iamarubbermanInstagram: dissectingphilosophywithdrmcdYoutube Channel: https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCTi_1EbyC_8kbkU8-wFdjogSupport... the podcast:Patreon: https://www.patreon.com/DissectingphilosophyBuy...
2020-Oct-08 • 62 minutes
Special Episode 9| Plato on Greek Oration and Plato's Style | The Art of Persuasion and Achieving Consensus
In the ninth special episode of Dissecting Philosophy with Dr McDonald, he discusses Plato's dialogue Gorgias and Plato's writing style. Feel free to send questions or comments to [email protected] episodes every Monday.Social media:Twitter: @iamarubbermanInstagram: dissectingphilosophywithdrmcdYoutube Channel: https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCTi_1EbyC_8kbkU8-wFdjogSupport... the podcast:Patreon: https://www.patreon.com/DissectingphilosophyBuy... me a coffee: https://ko-fi.com/dis...
2020-Oct-05 • 66 minutes
Episode 72| Zarathustra The Donkey Festival | Idols, Consumer Society and New Seasonal Holidays
In the seventy first episode of Dissecting Philosophy with Dr McDonald, he reads and discusses the section The Ass Festival in Nietzsche's Thus Spoke Zarathustra. Feel free to send questions or comments to [email protected] episodes every Monday.Social media:Twitter: @iamarubbermanInstagram: dissectingphilosophywithdrmcdYoutube Channel: https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCTi_1EbyC_8kbkU8-wFdjogSupport... the podcast:Patreon: https://www.patreon.com/DissectingphilosophyBuy... me a coffee: ...
2020-Oct-01 • 63 minutes
Special Episode 8| Parmenides | There Can Be Only One
In the eighth special episode of Dissecting Philosophy with Dr McDonald, he discusses the philosophy of Parmenides.Feel free to send questions or comments to [email protected] episodes every Monday.Social media:Twitter: @iamarubbermanInstagram: dissectingphilosophywithdrmcdYoutube Channel: https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCTi_1EbyC_8kbkU8-wFdjogSupport... the podcast:Patreon: https://www.patreon.com/DissectingphilosophyBuy... me a coffee: https://ko-fi.com/dissectingphilosophyMany... thanks ...
2020-Sep-28 • 46 minutes
Episode 71| Zarathustra The Awakening | In Praise of Donkeys
In the seventy first episode of Dissecting Philosophy with Dr McDonald, he reads and discusses the section The Awakening in Nietzsche's Thus Spoke Zarathustra. He also discusses Neil Gaiman's American Gods (2001) which makes its second appearance to illustrate the section.Feel free to send questions or comments to [email protected] episodes every Monday.Social media:Twitter: @iamarubbermanInstagram: dissectingphilosophywithdrmcdYoutube Channel: https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCTi_...
2020-Sep-22 • 46 minutes
Special Episode 7| The Pre-Socratics and Heraclitus | Early Philosophy and The Importance of Novelty
In the seventh special episode of Dissecting Philosophy with Dr McDonald, he discusses the Pre-Socratics and the view of Heraclitus. Feel free to send questions or comments to [email protected] episodes every Monday.Social media:Twitter: @iamarubbermanInstagram: dissectingphilosophywithdrmcdYoutube Channel: https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCTi_1EbyC_8kbkU8-wFdjogSupport... the podcast:Patreon: https://www.patreon.com/DissectingphilosophyBuy... me a coffee: https://ko-fi.com/dissectingphiloso...
2020-Sep-20 • 36 minutes
Episode 70| Zarathustra Among the Daughters of the Desert |A European Mindset
In the seventieth episode of Dissecting Philosophy with Dr McDonald, he reads and discusses the section Among the Daughters of the Desert in Nietzsche's Thus Spoke Zarathustra.Feel free to send questions or comments to [email protected] episodes every Monday.Social media:Twitter: @iamarubbermanInstagram: dissectingphilosophywithdrmcdYoutube Channel: https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCTi_1EbyC_8kbkU8-wFdjogSupport... the podcast:Patreon: https://www.patreon.com/DissectingphilosophyBuy... ...
2020-Sep-07 • 66 minutes
Episode 69| Zarathustra The Song of Melancholy and Of Science |Animals, Ethics and Courage
In the sixty ninth episode of Dissecting Philosophy with Dr McDonald, he reads and discusses the sections The Song of Melancholy and Of Science in Nietzsche's Thus Spoke Zarathustra. Feel free to send questions or comments to [email protected] episodes every Monday.Social media:Twitter: @iamarubbermanInstagram: dissectingphilosophywithdrmcdSupport the podcast:Patreon: https://www.patreon.com/DissectingphilosophyBuy... me a coffee: https://ko-fi.com/dissectingphilosophyMany... thanks to ...
2020-Aug-31 • 55 minutes
Episode 68| Zarathustra The Higher Men Sections 15-20 | The Joy and Necessity of Laughter
In the sixty eighth episode of Dissecting Philosophy with Dr McDonald, he reads and discusses the chapter Of The Higher Men Sections 15-20 in Nietzsche's Thus Spoke Zarathustra. Various different examples from Monty Python, comedian George Carlin and the children's novel Matilda by Roald Dahl is used in order to illustrate the section.Feel free to send questions or comments to [email protected] episodes every Monday.Social media:Twitter: @iamarubbermanInstagram: dissectingphilosoph...
2020-Aug-24 • 50 minutes
Episode 67| Zarathustra The Higher Men Sections 7-14 | Getting out of a Creative Slump
In the sixty seventh episode of Dissecting Philosophy with Dr McDonald, he reads and discusses the chapter Of The Higher Men Sections 7-14 in Nietzsche's Thus Spoke Zarathustra.Feel free to send questions or comments to [email protected] episodes every Monday.Social media:Twitter: @iamarubbermanInstagram: dissectingphilosophywithdrmcdSupport the podcast:Patreon: https://www.patreon.com/DissectingphilosophyBuy... me a coffee: https://ko-fi.com/dissectingphilosophyMany... thanks to my Pa...
2020-Aug-17 • 55 minutes
Episode 66| Zarathustra The Last Supper and The Higher Men Sections 1-6 | Diets, The Mob and Critical Thinking
In the sixty sixth episode of Dissecting Philosophy with Dr McDonald, he reads and discusses the sections The Last Supper and Of The Higher Men Sections 1-6 in Nietzsche's Thus Spoke Zarathustra.Feel free to send questions or comments to [email protected] episodes every Monday.Social media:Twitter: @iamarubbermanInstagram: dissectingphilosophywithdrmcdSupport the podcast:Patreon: https://www.patreon.com/DissectingphilosophyBuy... me a coffee: https://ko-fi.com/dissectingphilosophyMany....
2020-Aug-10 • 45 minutes
Episode 65| Zarathustra The Greeting | Creating a New Child Like Foundation
In the sixty fifth episode of Dissecting Philosophy with Dr McDonald, he reads and discusses the section The Greeting in Nietzsche's Thus Spoke Zarathustra. Feel free to send questions or comments to [email protected] episodes every Monday.Social media:Twitter: @iamarubbermanInstagram: dissectingphilosophywithdrmcdSupport the podcast:Patreon: https://www.patreon.com/DissectingphilosophyBuy... me a coffee: https://ko-fi.com/dissectingphilosophyMany... thanks to my Patreon supporter Pinkg...
2020-Aug-03 • 44 minutes
Episode 64| Zarathustra At Noontide | Happiness is the Little Things in Life
In the sixty fourth episode of Dissecting Philosophy with Dr McDonald, he reads and discusses the section At Noontide in Nietzsche's Thus Spoke Zarathustra. It also includes a brief discussion of the film Yes Man (2008) to accompany the section.Feel free to send questions or comments to [email protected] episodes every Monday.Social media:Twitter: @iamarubbermanInstagram: dissectingphilosophywithdrmcdSupport the podcast:Patreon: https://www.patreon.com/DissectingphilosophyBuy... me a co...
2020-Jul-27 • 48 minutes
Episode 63| Zarathustra The Shadow | Existential Crisis
In the sixty third episode of Dissecting Philosophy with Dr McDonald, he reads and discusses the section The Shadow in Nietzsche's Thus Spoke Zarathustra. He also reads and discusses the section Wanderer and His Shadow from Nietzsche's Human All Too Human.Feel free to send questions or comments to [email protected] episodes every Monday.Social media:Twitter: @iamarubbermanInstagram: dissectingphilosophywithdrmcdSupport the podcast:Patreon: https://www.patreon.com/Dissectingphilosop...
2020-Jul-20 • 42 minutes
Episode 62| Zarathustra The Voluntary Beggar |Living the Good Life in Nature with Cows
In the sixty second episode of Dissecting Philosophy with Dr McDonald, he reads and discusses the section The Voluntary Beggar in Nietzsche's Thus Spoke Zarathustra.Feel free to send questions or comments to [email protected] episodes every Monday.Social media:Twitter: @iamarubbermanInstagram: dissectingphilosophywithdrmcdSupport the podcast:Patreon: https://www.patreon.com/DissectingphilosophyBuy... me a coffee: https://ko-fi.com/dissectingphilosophyMany... thanks to my Patreon support...
2020-Jul-13 • 47 minutes
Episode 61| Zarathustra The Ugliest Man | A Conversation With The Murderer of God
In the sixty first episode of Dissecting Philosophy with Dr McDonald, he reads and discusses the section The Ugliest Man in Nietzsche's Thus Spoke Zarathustra.Feel free to send questions or comments to [email protected] episodes every Monday.Social media:Twitter: @iamarubbermanInstagram: dissectingphilosophywithdrmcdSupport the podcast:Patreon: https://www.patreon.com/DissectingphilosophyBuy... me a coffee: https://ko-fi.com/dissectingphilosophyMany... thanks to my Patreon supporter Pin...
2020-Jul-06 • 53 minutes
Episode 60| Zarathustra Retired From Service | The Death of God
In the sixtieth episode of Dissecting Philosophy with Dr McDonald, he reads and discusses the section Retired From Service in Nietzsche's Thus Spoke Zarathustra. Feel free to send questions or comments to [email protected] episodes every Monday.Social media:Twitter: @iamarubbermanInstagram: dissectingphilosophywithdrmcdSupport the podcast:Patreon: https://www.patreon.com/DissectingphilosophyBuy... me a coffee: https://ko-fi.com/dissectingphilosophyMany... thanks to my Patreon supporter ...
2020-Jun-29 • 51 minutes
Episode 59| Zarathustra The Sorcerer | The Strawman of Greatness
In the fifty ninth episode of Dissecting Philosophy with Dr McDonald, he reads and discusses the section The Sorcerer in Nietzsche's Thus Spoke Zarathustra. It also includes a brief discussion of the films Predator (1987) and Alien (1979) to accompany the section.Apologies for the three minor glitches that occur in this week's episode. This seems to have occurred due to a brief error when recording. Fortunately they are barely noticeable and don't effect the overall episode.Feel free to send ...
2020-Jun-22 • 42 minutes
Episode 58| Zarathustra The Leech | The Manipulation of Opinions
In the fifty eighth episode of Dissecting Philosophy with Dr McDonald, he reads and discusses the sections The Leech in Nietzsche's Thus Spoke Zarathustra. It also includes a brief discussion of the film Invasion of the Body Snatchers to accompany the section. Feel free to send questions or comments to [email protected] episodes every Monday.Social media:Twitter: @iamarubbermanInstagram: dissectingphilosophywithdrmcdSupport the podcast:Patreon: https://www.patreon.com/Dissectingphilosop...
2020-Jun-15 • 62 minutes
Episode 57| Zarathustra The Cry of Distress and Conversation with Kings| Nihilism, Falsity and Acting
In the fifty seventh episode of Dissecting Philosophy with Dr McDonald, he reads and discusses the sections The Cry of Distress and Conversation with Kings in Nietzsche's Thus Spoke Zarathustra. It also includes a brief discussion of Fight Club in relation to Nietzsche's view of pity and touches upon the philosophy of Machiavelli. Feel free to send questions or comments to [email protected] episodes every Monday.Social media:Twitter: @iamarubbermanInstagram: dissectingphilosophywit...
2020-Jun-08 • 28 minutes
Episode 56| Zarathustra The Honey Offering| Becoming and the Self
In the fifty sixth episode of Dissecting Philosophy with Dr McDonald, he reads and discusses the section The Honey Offering in Nietzsche's Thus Spoke Zarathustra.Feel free to send questions or comments to [email protected] episodes every Monday.Social media:Twitter: @iamarubbermanInstagram: dissectingphilosophywithdrmcdSupport the podcast:Patreon: https://www.patreon.com/DissectingphilosophyBuy... me a coffee: https://ko-fi.com/dissectingphilosophyMany... thanks to my Patreon supporter ...
2020-Jun-01 • 33 minutes
Episode 55| Zarathustra Part 3 General Summary| The Eternal Return and Creating Our Self
In the fifty fifth episode of Dissecting Philosophy with Dr McDonald, he has a general discussion of part 3 of Nietzsche's Thus Spoke Zarathustra.Feel free to send questions or comments to [email protected] episodes every Monday.Social media:Twitter: @iamarubbermanInstagram: dissectingphilosophywithdrmcdSupport the podcast:Patreon: https://www.patreon.com/DissectingphilosophyBuy... me a coffee: https://ko-fi.com/dissectingphilosophyMany... thanks to my Patreon supporter PinkgummyCredits...
2020-May-25 • 40 minutes
Episode 54| Zarathustra The Seven Seals| Time and Fragility
In the fifty fourth episode of Dissecting Philosophy with Dr McDonald, he reads and discusses the section The Seven Seals in Nietzsche's Thus Spoke Zarathustra. Feel free to send questions or comments to [email protected] episodes every Monday.Social media:Twitter: @iamarubbermanInstagram: dissectingphilosophywithdrmcdSupport the podcast:Patreon: https://www.patreon.com/DissectingphilosophyBuy... me a coffee: https://ko-fi.com/dissectingphilosophyMany... thanks to my Patreon supporter P...
2020-May-18 • 31 minutes
Episode 53| Zarathustra The Second Dance| Life, the World and Cracking the Whip
In the fifty third episode of Dissecting Philosophy with Dr McDonald, he reads and discusses the section The Second Dance Song in Nietzsche's Thus Spoke Zarathustra. There is also a brief discussion of the film Mother! (2017) to illustrate the section.Feel free to send questions or comments to [email protected] episodes every Monday.Social media:Twitter: @iamarubbermanInstagram: dissectingphilosophywithdrmcdSupport the podcast:Patreon: https://www.patreon.com/DissectingphilosophyBuy... ...
2020-May-11 • 31 minutes
Episode 52| Zarathustra The Great Longing| Creativity and Longing for Acceptance
In the fifty second episode of Dissecting Philosophy with Dr McDonald, he reads and discusses the section The Great Longing in Nietzsche's Thus Spoke Zarathustra.Feel free to send questions or comments to [email protected] episodes every Monday.Social media:Twitter: @iamarubbermanInstagram: dissectingphilosophywithdrmcdSupport the podcast:Patreon: https://www.patreon.com/DissectingphilosophyBuy... me a coffee: https://ko-fi.com/dissectingphilosophyMany... thanks to my Patreon supporter ...
2020-May-04 • 40 minutes
Episode 51| Zarathustra The Convalescent |Cruelty, Music and the Eternal Return
In the fifty first episode of Dissecting Philosophy with Dr McDonald, he reads and discusses the section The Convalescent in Nietzsche's Thus Spoke Zarathustra.Feel free to send questions or comments to [email protected] episodes every Monday.Social media:Twitter: @iamarubbermanInstagram: dissectingphilosophywithdrmcdSupport the podcast:Patreon: https://www.patreon.com/DissectingphilosophyBuy... me a coffee: https://ko-fi.com/dissectingphilosophyMany... thanks to my Patreon supporter Pi...
2020-Apr-27 • 49 minutes
Episode 50| Zarathustra Old and New Law Tables Sections 23 - 30| Relationships, Morality and Anthropology
In the fiftieth episode of Dissecting Philosophy with Dr McDonald, he reads and discusses Old and New Law Tables Sections 23 - 30 in Nietzsche's Thus Spoke Zarathustra.Feel free to send questions or comments to [email protected] episodes every Monday.Social media:Twitter: @iamarubbermanInstagram: dissectingphilosophywithdrmcdSupport the podcast:Patreon: https://www.patreon.com/DissectingphilosophyBuy... me a coffee: https://ko-fi.com/dissectingphilosophyMany... thanks to my Patreon supp...
2020-Apr-20 • 50 minutes
Episode 49| Zarathustra Old and New Law Tables Sections 17 - 22| Parasites and Success
In the forty ninth episode of Dissecting Philosophy with Dr McDonald, he reads and discusses Old and New Law Tables Sections 17 - 22 in Nietzsche's Thus Spoke Zarathustra.Feel free to send questions or comments to [email protected] episodes every Monday.Social media:Twitter: @iamarubbermanInstagram: dissectingphilosophywithdrmcdSupport the podcast:Patreon: https://www.patreon.com/DissectingphilosophyBuy... me a coffee: https://ko-fi.com/dissectingphilosophyMany... thanks to my Patreon s...
2020-Apr-17 • 41 minutes
Episode 48| Zarathustra Old and New Law Tables Sections 11 - 16| History and Liberation
In the forty eighth episode of Dissecting Philosophy with Dr McDonald, he reads and discusses Old and New Law Tables Sections 11 - 16 in Nietzsche's Thus Spoke Zarathustra.Feel free to send questions or comments to [email protected] episodes every Monday.Social media:Twitter: @iamarubbermanInstagram: dissectingphilosophywithdrmcdSupport the podcast:Patreon: https://www.patreon.com/DissectingphilosophyBuy... me a coffee: https://ko-fi.com/dissectingphilosophyMany... thanks to my Patreon ...
2020-Apr-06 • 42 minutes
Episode 47| Zarathustra Old and New Law Tables Sections 6 - 10| Good and Evil, Ethics and Flux
In the forty seventh episode of Dissecting Philosophy with Dr McDonald, he reads and discusses Old and New Law Tables Sections 6 - 10 in Nietzsche's Thus Spoke Zarathustra. Feel free to send questions or comments to [email protected] episodes every Monday.Social media:Twitter: @iamarubbermanInstagram: dissectingphilosophywithdrmcdSupport the podcast:Patreon: https://www.patreon.com/DissectingphilosophyBuy... me a coffee: https://ko-fi.com/dissectingphilosophyMany... thanks to my Patreon...
2020-Mar-30 • 38 minutes
Episode 46| Zarathustra Old and New Law Tables Sections 1 - 5| Towards New Ideas
In the forty sixth episode of Dissecting Philosophy with Dr McDonald, he reads and discusses Old and New Law Tables Sections 1 - 5 in Nietzsche's Thus Spoke Zarathustra. Feel free to send questions or comments to [email protected] episodes every Monday.Social media:Twitter: @iamarubbermanInstagram: dissectingphilosophywithdrmcdSupport the podcast:Patreon: https://www.patreon.com/DissectingphilosophyBuy... me a coffee: https://ko-fi.com/dissectingphilosophyMany... thanks to my Patreon su...
2020-Mar-23 • 36 minutes
Episode 45| Zarathustra The Spirit of Gravity| Finding Our Own Way
In the forty fifth episode of Dissecting Philosophy with Dr McDonald, he reads and discusses the section The Spirit of Gravity in Nietzsche's Thus Spoke Zarathustra. The film Hook (1991) is also discussed to illustrate the section.Feel free to send questions or comments to [email protected] episodes every Monday.Social media:Twitter: @iamarubbermanInstagram: dissectingphilosophywithdrmcdSupport the podcast:Patreon: https://www.patreon.com/DissectingphilosophyBuy... me a coffee: https://...
2020-Mar-16 • 35 minutes
Episode 44| Zarathustra Three Evil Things |Sensuality, Lust For Power And Selfishness
In the forty fourth episode of Dissecting Philosophy with Dr McDonald, he reads and discusses the section The Three Evil Things in Nietzsche's Thus Spoke Zarathustra.Feel free to send questions or comments to [email protected] episodes every Monday.Social media:Twitter: @iamarubbermanInstagram: dissectingphilosophywithdrmcdSupport the podcast:Patreon: https://www.patreon.com/DissectingphilosophyBuy... me a coffee: https://ko-fi.com/dissectingphilosophyMany... thanks to my Patreon suppor...
2020-Mar-09 • 24 minutes
Episode 43| Zarathustra The Homecoming |Philosophy and Misanthropy
In the forty third episode of Dissecting Philosophy with Dr McDonald, he reads and discusses the section The Homecoming in Nietzsche's Thus Spoke Zarathustra.Feel free to send questions or comments to [email protected] episodes every Monday.Social media:Twitter: @iamarubbermanInstagram: dissectingphilosophywithdrmcdSupport the podcast:Patreon: https://www.patreon.com/DissectingphilosophyBuy... me a coffee: https://ko-fi.com/dissectingphilosophyMany... thanks to my Patreon supporter Pink...
2020-Mar-02 • 36 minutes
Episode 42| Zarathustra The Apostates |Belief Without Religion
In the forty second episode of Dissecting Philosophy with Dr McDonald, he reads and discusses the section Of The Apostates and Passing By in Nietzsche's Thus Spoke Zarathustra. The novel and tv series American Gods (2001) is discussed to illustrate the section.Feel free to send questions or comments to [email protected] episodes every Monday.Social media:Twitter: @iamarubbermanInstagram: dissectingphilosophywithdrmcdSupport the podcast:Patreon: https://www.patreon.com/Dissectingphilosop...
2020-Feb-24 • 36 minutes
Episode 41| Zarathustra Mount of Olives and Passing By |Hardship, Veils and Critical Analysis
In the forty first episode of Dissecting Philosophy with Dr McDonald, he reads and discusses the section The Mount of Olives and Passing By in Nietzsche's Thus Spoke Zarathustra. Feel free to send questions or comments to [email protected] episodes every Monday.Social media:Twitter: @iamarubbermanInstagram: dissectingphilosophywithdrmcdSupport the podcast:Patreon: https://www.patreon.com/DissectingphilosophyBuy... me a coffee: https://ko-fi.com/dissectingphilosophyMany... thanks to my P...
2020-Feb-17 • 39 minutes
Episode 40| Zarathustra The Virtue That Makes Small |Striving for Excellence
In the fortieth episode of Dissecting Philosophy with Dr McDonald, he reads and discusses the section Of The Virtue That Makes Small in Nietzsche's Thus Spoke Zarathustra. The film Rocky (1976) is discussed to illustrate the section.Feel free to send questions or comments to [email protected] episodes every Monday.Social media:Twitter: @iamarubbermanInstagram: dissectingphilosophywithdrmcdSupport the podcast:https://www.patreon.com/Dissecti... thanks to my Patreon supporter PinkgummyCre...
2020-Feb-10 • 44 minutes
Episode 39| Zarathustra Involuntary Bliss and Before Sunrise |Care for Ourselves and Chance
In the thirty ninth episode of Dissecting Philosophy with Dr McDonald, he reads and discusses the section Of Involuntary Bliss and Before Sunrise in Nietzsche's Thus Spoke Zarathustra. The film Silver Linings Playbook (2012) and a 1950s advertisement from the drinks company 7UP are discussed to illustrate the section.Links to articles discussed in the episode:Counceling goes to the Movies by Bethany Brayhttps://ct.counseling.org/2014/12/co... 50s era 7UP Campaign Depicted Soda Guzzling Babies by Rupal ...
2020-Feb-03 • 29 minutes
Episode 38| Zarathustra The Vision and The Riddle |Courage and the Eternal Return
In the thirty eighth episode of Dissecting Philosophy with Dr McDonald, he reads and discusses the section Of The Vision and The Riddle in Nietzsche's Thus Spoke Zarathustra. The films 127 Hours (2010) and A Theory of Everything (2014) are briefly touched upon to illustrate the section.Feel free to send questions or comments to [email protected] episodes every Monday.Social media:Twitter: @iamarubbermanInstagram: dissectingphilosophywithdrmcdSupport the podcast:https://www.patreon.com/D...
2020-Jan-27 • 29 minutes
Episode 37| Zarathustra The Wanderer |Knowledge as Mountain Climbing
In the thirty seventh episode of Dissecting Philosophy with Dr McDonald, he reads and discusses the sections The Wanderer in Nietzsche's Thus Spoke Zarathustra. The painting The Wanderer Above the Sea of Fog by Casper David Friedrich is discussed to accompany the section.Articles discussed in the episode:The Art of Wanderlust by Cody Delistratyhttps://www.theparisreview.org... Above the Sea of Fog - The Ubermensch and the Unconscioushttps://medium.com/@kevinshau... free to send questions or comments to...
2020-Jan-20 • 32 minutes
Episode 36| Zarathustra Part 2 General Discussion
In the thirty sixth episode of Dissecting Philosophy with Dr McDonald, he has a general discussion of the themes and topics covered in Part 2 of Nietzsche's Thus Spoke Zarathustra. The film Rear Window (1954) is briefly touched upon to illustrate the discussion.Feel free to send questions or comments to [email protected] episodes every Monday.Social media:Twitter: @iamarubbermanInstagram: dissectingphilosophywithdrmcdSupport the podcast:https://www.patreon.com/Dissecti... Podcast Intro ...
2020-Jan-14 • 84 minutes
Special Episode 6| Rene Descartes Meditation Three| God and Establishing The Metaphysical Foundation
In the sixth special episode of Dissecting Philosophy with Dr McDonald, he discusses the Third Meditation in Rene Descartes' Meditations on First Philosophy. There is a discussion of criticisms of the third meditation by Descartes' contemporaries theologian Johannes Caterus and theologian, philosopher and mathematician Antonine Arnauld. The film Bruce Almighty (2003) is also discussed to illustrate the section.If you would like to follow along the version of the text he's using is Mediations,...
2020-Jan-13 • 43 minutes
Episode 35| Zarathustra Manly Prudence and the Stillest Hour |Affirming Our Flaws and Rejecting Idolatry
In the thirty fifth episode of Dissecting Philosophy with Dr McDonald, he reads and discusses the sections Of Manly Prudence and Of the Stillest Hour in Nietzsche's Thus Spoke Zarathustra. The film Meet the Parents (2000) is discussed to illustrate the section Of Manly Prudence.Feel free to send questions or comments to [email protected] episodes every Monday.Social media:Twitter: @iamarubbermanInstagram: dissectingphilosophywithdrmcdCredits: Podcast Intro and Outro Music - Arctic and F...
2020-Jan-06 • 34 minutes
Episode 34| Zarathustra Redemption |Challenges of Self Improvement
In the thirty fourth episode of Dissecting Philosophy with Dr McDonald, he reads and discusses the section Of Redemption in Nietzsche's Thus Spoke Zarathustra. The film The Nutty Professor (1996) is discussed to illustrate the section.Feel free to send questions or comments to [email protected] episodes every Monday.Social media:Twitter: @iamarubbermanInstagram: dissectingphilosophywithdrmcdSupport the podcast:https://www.patreon.com/Dissecti... Podcast Intro and Outro Music - Arctic an...
2020-Jan-03 • 28 minutes
Episode 33| Zarathustra The Prophet |Schopenhauer and Laughter
In the thirty third episode of Dissecting Philosophy with Dr McDonald, he reads and discusses the section The Prophet in Nietzsche's Thus Spoke Zarathustra. The film A Nightmare on Elm Street (1984) is discussed to illustrate the section.Feel free to send questions or comments to [email protected] episodes every Monday.Social media:Twitter: @iamarubbermanInstagram: dissectingphilosophywithdrmcdSupport the podcast:https://www.patreon.com/Dissecti... Podcast Intro and Outro Music - Arctic...
2019-Dec-23 • 39 minutes
Episode 32| Zarathustra Great Events| The Importance of The Little Things
In the thirty second episode of Dissecting Philosophy with Dr McDonald, he reads and discusses the section Of Great Events Nietzsche's Thus Spoke Zarathustra. Examples of The film About Schmidt (2002) is discussed to illustrate the sections.Feel free to send questions or comments to dissectin[email protected] episodes every Monday.Social media:Twitter: @iamarubbermanInstagram: dissectingphilosophywithdrmcdSupport the podcast:https://www.patreon.com/Dissecti... Podcast Intro and Outro Music - Arc...
2019-Dec-16 • 37 minutes
Episode 31| Zarathustra Scholars and Poets| Thinking and Creating Dangerously
In the thirty first episode of Dissecting Philosophy with Dr McDonald, he reads and discusses the section Of Scholars and Of Poets in Nietzsche's Thus Spoke Zarathustra. Examples of Gilles Deleuze's view of Spinoza and Leibniz, Novalis' poems Hymn of the Night and Instagram are discussed to illustrate the sections.Feel free to send questions or comments to [email protected] episodes every Monday.Social media:Twitter: @iamarubbermanInstagram: dissectingphilosophywithdrmcdSuppor...
2019-Dec-09 • 21 minutes
Episode 30| Zarathustra Immaculate Perception |Breaking Ideality
In the thirtieth episode of Dissecting Philosophy with Dr McDonald, he reads and discusses the section Of Immaculate Perception in Nietzsche's Thus Spoke Zarathustra. Examples of advertising and the 1980s are discussed to illustrate the section.Feel free to send questions or comments to [email protected] episodes every Monday.Social media:Twitter: @iamarubbermanInstagram: dissectingphilosophywithdrmcdSupport the podcast:https://www.patreon.com/Dissecti... Podcast Intro and Outro Music -...
2019-Dec-02 • 26 minutes
Episode 29| Zarathustra Land of Culture | Problems in The Present
In the twenty ninth episode of Dissecting Philosophy with Dr McDonald, he reads and discusses the section Of The Land Of Culture in Nietzsche's Thus Spoke Zarathustra. The South Park episode Band in China is discussed to illustrate the section.Feel free to send questions or comments to [email protected] episodes every Monday.Social media:Twitter: @iamarubbermanInstagram: dissectingphilosophywithdrmcdSupport the podcast:https://www.patreon.com/Dissecti... Podcast Intro and Outro Music - ...
2019-Nov-26 • 61 minutes
Special Episode 5| Rene Descartes Meditation Two| The Mind, Thought and Wax
In the fifth special episode of Dissecting Philosophy with Dr McDonald, he discusses the second meditation in Rene Descartes' Meditations on First Philosophy. There is also a discussion of a criticism of the second meditation by polymath Marin Mersenne.If you would like to follow along the version of the text he's using is Mediations, Objections and Replies, edited and translated by Roger Ariew and Donald Cress (Hackett, 2006)Feel free to send questions or comments to [email protected]
2019-Nov-25 • 60 minutes
Episode 28| Zarathustra Self Overcoming and Sublime Men| Psychology of Truth and Problems with Self Superiority
In the twenty eighth episode of Dissecting Philosophy with Dr McDonald, he reads and discusses the sections Of Self Overcoming and Of The Sublime Men in Nietzsche's Thus Spoke Zarathustra. The characters Cersei Lannister from Game of Thrones and Patrick Bateman are discussed to illustrate the sections.Feel free to send questions or comments to [email protected] episodes every Monday.Social media:Twitter: @iamarubbermanInstagram: dissectingphilosophywithdrmcdSupport the podcast:https://w...
2019-Nov-18 • 52 minutes
Episode 27| Zarathustra The Dance Song and The Funeral Song| Life, Wisdom and Perseverance
In the twenty seventh episode of Dissecting Philosophy with Dr McDonald, he reads and discusses the sections Of The Dance Song and Of The Funeral Song in Nietzsche's Thus Spoke Zarathustra. The film 127 Hours is discussed to illustrate Of The Funeral Song.Feel free to send questions or comments to [email protected] episodes every Monday.Social media:Twitter: @iamarubbermanInstagram: dissectingphilosophywithdrmcdSupport the podcast:https://www.patreon.com/Dissecti... Podcast Intro and Ou...
2019-Nov-11 • 54 minutes
Episode 26| Zarathustra Famous Philosophers and The Night Song| Task of Philosophers and Opinions as Gifts
In the twenty sixth episode of Dissecting Philosophy with Dr McDonald, he reads and discusses the sections Of Famous Philosophers and Of The Night Song in Nietzsche's Thus Spoke Zarathustra. A section in Book 10 of Homer's Odyssey and film Notting Hill are discussed to illustrate the sections.Feel free to send questions or comments to [email protected] episodes every Monday.Social media:Twitter: @iamarubbermanInstagram: dissectingphilosophywithdrmcdSupport the podcast:https://www.p...
2019-Nov-05 • 45 minutes
Special Episode 4| Rene Descartes Meditation One| Doubt, Dreams and the Evil Deceiver
In the fourth special episode of Dissecting Philosophy with Dr McDonald, he discusses the First Meditation in Rene Descartes' Meditations on First Philosophy. There is also a discussion of a criticism of the first meditation by British empirical philosopher Thomas Hobbes. If you would like to follow along the version of the text he's using is Mediations, Objections and Replies, edited and translated by Roger Ariew and Donald Cress (Hackett, 2006)Feel free to send questions or comments to dissectin...
2019-Nov-04 • 56 minutes
Episode 25| Zarathustra The Rabble and The Tarantulas| Power, Resistance and The Problems of Equality
In the twenty fifth episode of Dissecting Philosophy with Dr McDonald, he reads and discusses the sections Of The Rabble and Of The Tarantulas in Nietzsche's Thus Spoke Zarathustra. The films Logan's Run (1976) and V for Vendetta (2005) are also discussed to illustrate the section.Feel free to send questions or comments to [email protected] episodes every Monday.Social media:Twitter: @iamarubbermanInstagram: dissectingphilosophywithdrmcdSupport the podcast:https://www.patreon.com/D...
2019-Oct-28 • 32 minutes
Episode 24| Zarathustra The Virtuous |Superheroes and Parenting
In the twenty fourth episode of Dissecting Philosophy with Dr McDonald, he reads and discusses the sections Of The Virtuous in Nietzsche's Thus Spoke Zarathustra. The film Uncle Buck (1989) is also discussed to illustrate the section.Feel free to send questions or comments to [email protected] episodes every Monday.Social media:Twitter: @iamarubbermanInstagram: dissectingphilosophywithdrmcdSupport the podcast:https://www.patreon.com/Dissecti... Podcast Intro and Outro Music - Arctic and...
2019-Oct-14 • 48 minutes
Episode 23| Zarathustra The Compassionate and The Priests| Psychology of Compassion and Faith vs. Science
In the twenty third episode of Dissecting Philosophy with Dr McDonald, he reads and discusses the sections Of The Compassionate and Of The Priests in Nietzsche's Thus Spoke Zarathustra. The animated films Beauty and the Beast (1991) and Toy Story (1995) are discussed to illustrate the section Of the Compassionate. A brief discussion of the Big Bang theory is given to illustrate the section Of The Priests.Feel free to send questions or comments to [email protected] episodes every Monday....
2019-Oct-07 • 52 minutes
Episode 22| Zarathustra The Child with the Mirror and The Blissful Islands| Challenging Our Views and Creativity as Therapy
In the twenty second episode of Dissecting Philosophy with Dr McDonald, he reads and discusses the sections the Child with the Mirror and the Blissful Islands in Nietzsche's Thus Spoke Zarathustra. The documentary film Fahrenheit 11/9 (2018) and film Eternal Sunshine of the Spotless Mind (2004) are discussed to illustrate the sections. Feel free to send questions or comments to [email protected] Dr McDonald on Twitter: @iamarubbermanNew episodes every Monday.Support the podcast by visi...
2019-Oct-01 • 39 minutes
Special Episode 3| Roland Barthes on Toys, the Poor and the Working Class| Psychology of Toys and the Work Place
In the third special episode of Dissecting Philosophy with Dr McDonald, he discusses the sections Toys and the Poor and the Proletariat in Roland Barthes' Mythologies. There is a detailed discussion of the Charlie Chaplin film Modern Times (1936) that accompanies the second section If you would like to follow along he is using the Hill and Wang 2012 edition of Barthes' Mythologies translated by Richard Howard and Annette LaversFeel free to send questions or comments to [email protected]
2019-Sep-30 • 32 minutes
Episode 21| Zarathustra Part 1 General Discussion| Child-like Creativity and the Problems of Creation
In the twenty first episode of Dissecting Philosophy with Dr McDonald, he has a general discussion of the themes and topics covered in Part 1 of Nietzsche's Thus Spoke Zarathustra. The film The Matrix (1999) is briefly analysed to illustrate the discussion.Feel free to send questions or comments to [email protected] Dr McDonald on Twitter: @iamarubbermanNew episodes every Monday.Support the podcast by visiting its Patreon where you can get exclusive benefits:https://www.patreon.com/Dis...
2019-Sep-24 • 17 minutes
Special Episode 2| An Introduction to Philosophy| Knowledge and Apprenticeship
In the second special episode of Dissecting Philosophy with Dr McDonald he gives an introduction to philosophy. This episode is great for those new to philosophy or those needing a refresh. It is explained in an easy to understand way with fun examples used to illustrate the discussion.Websites referenced in the episode:Stanford Encyclopaedia of Philosophy - plato.stanford.eduInternet Encyclopaedia of Philosophy - iep.utm.eduGoogle Books - books.google.comFeel free to send questions or comments to dissectin...
2019-Sep-23 • 49 minutes
Episode 20| Zarathustra Bestowing Virtue | Creativity, Teaching and Personal Development
In the twentieth episode of Dissecting Philosophy with Dr McDonald, he discusses the section Of Bestowing Virtue in Nietzsche's Thus Spoke Zarathustra. Artwork Michelangelo's David (1501-4), Picasso's Guernica (1939), Warhol's Campbell's Soup Cans (1961-2) and films Tigers Are Not Afraid (2017) and School of Rock (2003) are discussed to illustrate the sections. If you would like to follow along we are using the Penguin edition translated by R. J. Hollingdale.Feel free to send quest...
2019-Sep-16 • 23 minutes
Episode 19| Zarathustra Voluntary Death | Death and Christ
In the nineteenth episode of Dissecting Philosophy with Dr McDonald, he discusses the section Of Voluntary Death in Nietzsche's Thus Spoke Zarathustra. The film Bill and Ted's Bogus Journey (1991) is discussed to illustrate the sections. If you would like to follow along we are using the Penguin edition translated by R. J. Hollingdale.Feel free to send questions or comments to [email protected] Dr McDonald on Twitter: @iamarubbermanNew episodes every Monday.Support the podcast by ...
2019-Sep-11 • 40 minutes
Episode 18| Zarathustra Adders Bite and Marriage and Children| Debate, Relationships and Raising Children
In the eighteenth episode of Dissecting Philosophy with Dr McDonald, he discusses the section Of the Adders Bite and Of Marriage and Children in Nietzsche's Thus Spoke Zarathustra. The TV show Dark Crystal Age of Resistance (2019) and films A Clockwork Orange (1971), Gone With The Wind (1939) and Home Alone (1990) are discussed to illustrate the sections. If you would like to follow along we are using the Penguin edition translated by R. J. Hollingdale.Feel free to send questions or comments to dissect...
2019-Sep-02 • 45 minutes
Episode 17| Zarathustra Way of the Creator and Old and Young Women| Creativity and Women
In the seventeenth episode of Dissecting Philosophy with Dr McDonald, he discusses the section Of the Way of the Creator and Of Old and Young Women in Nietzsche's Thus Spoke Zarathustra. The films Lego Movie (2014), Pretty Woman (1990) and Legally Blonde (2001) are discussed to illustrate the sections. If you would like to follow along we are using the Penguin edition translated by R. J. Hollingdale.Feel free to send questions or comments to [email protected] Dr McDonald on Twitter: @i...
2019-Aug-26 • 24 minutes
Episode 16| Zarathustra Love of One's Neighbor| Ethics, Acting and Ideality
In the sixteenth episode of Dissecting Philosophy with Dr McDonald, he discusses the section Of Love Of One's Neighbor in Nietzsche's Thus Spoke Zarathustra. The film Mrs Doubtfire (1993) is discussed to illustrate the sections. If you would like to follow along we are using the Penguin edition translated by R. J. Hollingdale.Feel free to send questions or comments to [email protected] Dr McDonald on Twitter: @iamarubbermanNew episodes every Monday.Support the podcast by visiting ...
2019-Aug-19 • 45 minutes
Episode 15| Zarathustra Friends and One Thousand and One Goals| Companions, Ethical Principals, Evaluation
In the fifteenth episode of Dissecting Philosophy with Dr McDonald, he discusses the sections Of the Friend and Of One Thousand and One Goals in Nietzsche's Thus Spoke Zarathustra. The films Breakfast Club (1985), Mean Girls (2004) and The Day After Tomorrow (2004) are discussed to illustrate the sections. If you would like to follow along we are using the Penguin edition translated by R. J. Hollingdale.Feel free to send questions or comments to [email protected] Dr McDonald on Twitter...
2019-Aug-14 • 40 minutes
Episode 14| Zarathustra Flies of the Marketplace and Chastity| Herd mentality, Actors, Sex drive
In the fourteenth episode of Dissecting Philosophy with Dr McDonald, he discusses the sections Of the Flies of the Marketplace and Of Chastity in Nietzsche's Thus Spoke Zarathustra. The films Truman Show (1998) and Cruel Intentions (1999) are also discussed to illustrate the sections. If you would like to follow along we are using the Penguin edition translated by R. J. Hollingdale.Feel free to send questions or comments to [email protected] Dr McDonald on Twitter: @iamarubbermanNew ep...
2019-Aug-05 • 38 minutes
Episode 13| Zarathustra War and Warriors and New Idols| Critical thinking, Government, Politicians
In the thirteenth episode of Dissecting Philosophy with Dr McDonald, he discusses the sections Of War and Warriors and Of the New Idols in Nietzsche's Thus Spoke Zarathustra. The films Philadelphia (1993) and Fight Club (1999) are also briefly discussed to illustrate the sections. If you would like to follow along we are using the Penguin edition translated by R. J. Hollingdale.Feel free to send questions or comments to [email protected] Dr McDonald on Twitter: @iamarubbermanNew episod...
2019-Jul-29 • 29 minutes
Episode 12| Zarathustra Tree On The Mountainside And Preachers Of Death| Creativity, Ideality and Goals
In the twelveth episode of Dissecting Philosophy with Dr McDonald, he discusses the sections Of the Tree on the Mountainside and Of the Preachers of Death in Nietzsche's Thus Spoke Zarathustra.If you would like to follow along we are using the Penguin edition translated by R. J. Hollingdale.Feel free to send questions or comments to [email protected] Dr McDonald on Twitter: @iamarubbermanNew episodes every Monday.Support the podcast by visiting its Patreon where you can get exclusive b...
2019-Jul-22 • 28 minutes
Episode 11| Zarathustra Reading and Writing| Creativity and Style
In the tenth episode of Dissecting Philosophy with Dr McDonald, he discusses the sections Of Reading and Writing in Nietzsche's Thus Spoke Zarathustra and his bullet points on style in 'Toward the Teaching of Style'. If you would like to follow along we are using the Penguin edition translated by R. J. Hollingdale.Feel free to send questions or comments to [email protected] Dr McDonald on Twitter: @iamarubbermanNew episodes every Monday.Support the podcast by visiting its Pat...
2019-Jul-15 • 32 minutes
Episode 10| Zarathustra Joys and Passions and the Pale Criminal |Ethics, Life Coaches and Murder
In the tenth episode of Dissecting Philosophy with Dr McDonald, he discusses the sections Of Joys and Passions and Of the Pale Criminal in Nietzsche's Thus Spoke Zarathustra. The episode discusses the creation of ethics without metaphysics or God. This is related to life coaches, motivational speakers and the film Yes Man (2008). The episode also deals with Nietzsche's portrayal of a murderer who justifies killing according to an ethical principle. This is illustrated with a talk about the charact...
2019-Jul-08 • 24 minutes
Episode 9| Zarathustra Despisers of the Body| Instinctual Drives, the Body and the Self
In the ninth episode of Dissecting Philosophy with Dr McDonald, he discusses the section Of The Despisers of the Body in Nietzsche's Thus Spoke Zarathustra. The episode discusses the traditional view in philosophy where the mind has control over the body and is the basis for our ideas of the Self. This is illustrated in the philosophies of Descartes and Hegel. Nietzsche's view, influenced by Schopenhauer, argues for a reversal of this model where the instinctual and drives of our body effect our i...
2019-Jul-01 • 35 minutes
Episode 8| Zarathustra Chairs of Virtue and Afterworldsmen| Psychology, Virtue and the Afterlife
In the eighth episode of Dissecting Philosophy with Dr McDonald, he discusses the sections Of The Chairs of Virtue and Of The Afterworldsmen in Nietzsche's Thus Spoke Zarathustra. The episode discusses the psychology of a virtuous individual and those who argue for an afterlife such as Socrates in Plato's Phaedo. Traditionally within philosophy virtue ethics is a set of principles that are to be good for us to uphold. For example, chastity prevents us from being adulterous. Also, metaphysical conc...
2019-Jun-24 • 24 minutes
Episode 7| Zarathustra Of The Three Metamorphoses| Burdens, Freedom and the Creation of New Values
In the seventh episode of Dissecting Philosophy with Dr McDonald, he discusses the section Of The Three Metamorphoses in Nietzsche's Thus Spoke Zarathustra. The episode deals with the three images that Nietzsche creates in order to illuminate the changes that we must undergo in order to create new values. This change is from a camel to a lion and then an awakened child. The initial phase of a camel-like nature is a metaphor for the burdens of social norms and expectations that are placed upon us. We th...
2019-Jun-17 • 63 minutes
Special Episode 1| Roland Barthes on Wrestling| Morality, Suffering and Justice
In this special episode of Dissecting Philosophy with Dr McDonald, he discusses the section In the Ring in Roland Barthes' Mythologies. The episode deals with the various aspects of professional wrestling, its difference from sports and its relation to the theatre (tragedy, comedy and masks). It also deals with the deeper philosophical aspects of the role of truth, morality (good guy vs. bad guy), suffering and justice in the matches. Lots of examples are given throughout to relate Barthes' view o...
2019-Jun-17 • 24 minutes
Episode 6| Zarathustra Prologue General Discussion| Prophecy, Idolatry and A Way of Life
In the sixth episode of Dissecting Philosophy with Dr McDonald, he has a general discussion of the prologue section in Nietzsche's Thus Spoke Zarathustra. The episode deals with various aspects of philosophy, its relation to prophets and soothsayers, philosophers as idols, seduction and herd mentality, and philosophy as a way of life. An example from Plato is used in order to highlight how philosophy diagnoses and analyses problems in the world. Epicurus' view of death is also briefly discussed i...
2019-Jun-10 • 24 minutes
Episode 5| Zarathustra Prologue Sections 9 and 10| Friendship, Revaluation and Reason vs. Desire
In the fifth episode of Dissecting Philosophy with Dr McDonald, he is reading and discussing the ninth and tenth sections of the prologue in Friedrich Nietzsche's Thus Spoke Zarathustra. The episode discusses Nietzsche's view of friendship and companionship, revaluation and challenging our ideas, newness and creation and the role of reason and desire which is represented through the eagle and the serpent. This is related to Nietzsche's earlier discussion of Ancient Greek Gods Apollo and Diony...
2019-Jun-03 • 27 minutes
Episode 4| Zarathustra Prologue Sections 6, 7 and 8| Buffoons, Knowledge and Living Dangerously
In the fourth episode of Dissecting Philosophy with Dr McDonald, he is reading and discussing the sixth, seventh and eighth sections of the prologue in Friedrich Nietzsche's Thus Spoke Zarathustra. The episode discusses several topics, buffoons and their relation to knowledge, the afterlife and death, Nietzsche's view of how we should live, norms and judgement and Nietzsche's view of diet and the body (he says we should only drink strong tea and no coffee - omg how can we cope in the morning?...
2019-May-24 • 33 minutes
Episode 3| Zarathustra Prologue Sections 4 and 5 Goals, Love and the Ultimate Men
In the third episode of Dissecting Philosophy with Dr McDonald, he is reading and discussing the fourth and fifth sections of the prologue in Friedrich Nietzsche's Thus Spoke Zarathustra. The episode discusses several topics, goals and a goal-oriented view of life, love and its relation to knowledge, ideality and reality, and Nietzsche's concept of the Ultimate Men (unfortunately not like David Hasselhoff and more like Data or Spock from Star Trek.)It also includes fun examples of George Orwell&ap...
2019-May-20 • 33 minutes
Episode 2| Zarathustra Prologue Section 3 The Superman
In the second episode of Dissecting Philosophy with Dr McDonald, he is reading and discussing the third section of Friedrich Nietzsche's Thus Spoke Zarathustra. It covers a wide area of themes, animals, desire and reason, the body and the soul, happiness and the good life. It also includes a fun discussion of Nietzsche's Superman in relation to DC Comics' Superman and Green Lantern. If you would like to follow along we are using the Penguin edition translated by R. J. Hollingdale.Feel free to...
2019-May-15 • 25 minutes
Episode 1| Zarathustra Prologue Sections 1 and 2| Going Down The Mountain
In the first episode of Dissecting Philosophy with Dr McDonald, he is reading and discussing the first two sections of the prologue in Friedrich Nietzsche's Thus Spoke Zarathustra. If you would like to follow along we are using the Penguin edition translated by R. J. Hollingdale.Feel free to send questions or comments to [email protected] Dr McDonald on Twitter: @iamarubbermanNew episodes every Monday.Support the podcast by visiting its Patreon where you can get exclusive benefits: htt...