The Philosophers Stoned

A comedy podcast about philosophy with Sam Labun (B.A. and M.A. in philosophy) and comedian Jordan Strauss. Email us with questions or proposed topics at TPSpodcast420@gmail.com.

Hosted BySam Labun & Jordan Strauss

All Episodes

Episode 51: The Utilitarians

In the fourth episode on the intellectual climate that preceded the two World Wars, we discuss Utilitarianism. Jeremy Bentham...

Episode 50: Friedrich Nietzsche

In this episode, we discuss the philosophical and theological views of Friedrich Nietzsche. Nietzsche, today recognized as one of...

Episode 49: Jean Jacques Rousseau

We continue our series on the philosophical and intellectual climate that preceded the two World Wars. In this episode,...

Episode 48: Hegel

In this episode, we begin our series on the philosophical climate that preceded the two World Wars. Today, we...

Causation Part 3: The Kant Awakens

Immanuel Kant is notorious for being almost impossible to understand, which is the hallmark of a truly great philosopher....

Causation Part 2: The Hume Strikes Back

Isaac Newton’s revolutionary theory of physics upended Aristotle’s purpose-driven view of causation, and offered a new hope that we...

Episode 45: Aristotle on Causation

This is the first episode in a three-part series on the philosophy of causation. In this episode, we discuss...

Episode 44: Arguments

In the parlance of our times, an argument means a disagreement, and disagreements are often nothing more than people...

Episode 43: George Berkeley

If a tree falls in a forest, and no one is around to hear it, does it make a...