And/Or/Versus
Where theory meets life
3 days ago

AOV 34: Pleasure/Pain (Ethics)

We're taking a little summer break, but Jana is still here with a mini solo episode on Pleasure/Pain and the ethics of Jeremy Bentham. Full disclosure: we actually had one more regular episode planned, but it was eaten by Diane's computer after we recorded (truly, the only explanation). Apparently, the robot overlords don't like utilitarian ethics? Which, if you think about it, makes no sense at all.

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2 months ago

AOV 31: Is/Ought (Ethics)

We kick off our new series on ethics with another visit from our good friend David Hume and his concept of Is/Ought. Jana finally gets to enjoy a school-free day at the beach. Diane needs Amy Adams to save her from the future Roomba overlords.

Music by Kevin MacLeod: https://bit.ly/2IMEPjL. Contact us at aovpodcast@gmail.com or visit us online at aovpodcast.com.

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2 months ago

AOV 29: Resentment/Empathy (Emotions)

We discuss the various approaches philosophy and psychology have taken towards Resentment/Empathy and whether there are any benefits to holding a grudge. Jana hosts elaborate (tv) dinner parties. Diane is still super into New Zealand. We also go off on a real Keanu tangent in this one, but can you blame us???

Music by Kevin MacLeod: https://bit.ly/2IMEPjL. Contact us at aovpodcast@gmail.com.

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3 months ago

AOV 28: Love/Fear (Emotions)

We talk about the biblical approach to Love/Fear and how that compares to feelings like hate and indifference. Jana nails her end-of-the-semester playlist with some soothing tunes. Diane has a big (really big) spider problem.

Music by Kevin MacLeod: https://bit.ly/2re87wC. Contact us at aovpodcast@gmail.com.

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3 months ago

AOV 27: Grief/Depression (Emotions)

Apologies for the sound issues this week - maybe just pretend that Diane is recording underwater with Sebastian and friends? This episode it's a philosopher rumble between Judith Butler and Martha Nussbaum as we discuss Grief/Depression. Jana perfects her skin care regimen. Diane is confused by a mystery car.

Music by Kevin MacLeod: https://bit.ly/2re87wC. Contact us at aovpodcast@gmail.com.

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4 months ago

AOV 26: Envy/Contentment (Emotions)

Happy podiversary! This episode we take a little time to celebrate one year of philosophising before moving on to a discussion of Envy/Contentment and the work of Sara Protasi. Jana has serious library envy. Diane finally finds her philosophical soul mate (hint: she's now a Countess).

Music by Kevin MacLeod: https://bit.ly/2re87wC. Contact us at aovpodcast@gmail.com.

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4 months ago

AOV 25: Pride/Pride (Emotions)

We take a look at Pride/Pride (no really, we promise they're different!), as defined by David Hume and Thomas Aquinas. Jana goes golfing with unintended consequences. Diane uses crafts to prep for the apocalypse.

Music by Kevin MacLeod: https://bit.ly/2re87wC. Contact us at aovpodcast@gmail.com.

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