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Seize The Moment Podcast

Dec 19, 2021

On episode 113, we welcome philosopher Constantine Sandis to discuss the new book ‘Philosophy Illustrated’, Ludwig Wittgenstein’s beetle in the box thought experiment, whether we can experience another’s pain specifically and understand their experiences broadly, why Wittgenstein was skeptical of the skeptic...


Dec 12, 2021

On episode 112, we welcome back philosopher Bryan Van Norden to discuss the new book ‘Philosophy Illustrated’, the philosophy of Mengzi and the sprout of benevolence, the argument that human nature is fundamentally good, how it can become corrupted, egoistic drives and their relationship to depression, the...


Dec 5, 2021

On episode 111, we welcome back philosopher Helen De Cruz to discuss the significance of illustrating thought experiments, using them to illicit and explore our intuitive beliefs, the extended mind hypothesis and whether our cell phones are part of us, the nature of dreams, if created identical, lookalikes would be us,...


Nov 24, 2021

On episode 110, Alen and Leon discuss dealing with covid in 2021; the behind the scenes of podcasting - the struggles they both have with anxiety the night before and day of a show, finding ways to remain motivated, and with producing the show; the ways in which their guests have inspired them, especially Mike Walrond...


Seize The Moment Thanksgiving Special: Gratitude, Guests, Year in Review, Lessons Learned | #110

Nov 24, 2021

On episode 110, Alen and Leon discuss dealing with covid in 2021; the behind the scenes of podcasting - the struggles we both have with anxiety the night before and day of a show, finding ways to remain motivated, and with producing the show; the ways in which our guests have inspired us, especially Mike Walrond and...