Programming where the "divinity of doubt" and the necessary logic of reason is the measure toward finding truth.
Harpsichord music provided by Joyce Har Lindorff.
Listening Post Schedule 13 Jan. 2013
Vintage Point of Inquiry Jan. 2008
In this discussion with D.J. Grothe, Colin McGinn explores various kinds of skepticism, giving his concerns about radical fallibilism and certain post-modern critiques of knowledge. He explains how he is certain that ghosts and Gods don't exist. He details how atheistic the profession of philosophy is, and how the tolerance shown while philosophers criticize each other serves as a model for good citizenship. He tells the reasons that led to his religious skepticism and atheism. He examines William Shakespeare as a philosopher, the problem of evil in Shakespeare's plays, and other philosophical subjects found in Shakespeare such as epistemology, ethics, life after death, happiness and the meaning of life. He also explains how getting into Shakespeare as a professional philosopher impacted his philosophy.
From the New Books Network, April, 2012
Tevi Troy talks with Garrett Graff about his book on the FBI.
According to Garrett Graff’s "The Threat Matrix: The FBI at War in the Age of Global Terror" (Little Brown, 2011), the FBI has come a long way since the days of J. Edgar Hoover, but it still has a ways to go. Churchill's "The River War" 13/16
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