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Seize The Moment Podcast

Mar 27, 2022

On episode 125, we welcome philosopher Jessica Gordon-Roth to discuss John Locke and ‘The Prince and the Cobbler’ thought experiment, what makes up someone’s identity and if it’s more than just a bundle of memories, if people remain the same as they age, Locke’s notion of consciousness and its distinction from...


Mar 20, 2022

On episode 124, we welcome philosopher Andy West to discuss teaching philosophy in prisons, how the prisoners initially surprised him with their insights, Sisyphean freedom and how we can become free in rebelling against authority, the juxtaposition of the prisoners’ beliefs in free will and determinism, living in the...


Mar 13, 2022

On episode 123, we welcome philosopher Ben Burgis to discuss the intellectual development of the late Christopher Hitchens, his early socialist ideals, the different versions of socialism and why Stalinist communism is sometimes considered to be state capitalism, Hitchens’ criticisms of the Clintons and Mother Teresa,...


Mar 6, 2022

On episode 122, we welcome philosophers Constantine Sandis and Gary Browning to discuss the cultural legacy of the iconic singer Bob Dylan, what separated him from other artists of his era, his creative genius in piecing together elements from varied sources (including literature, film, and poetry), his desire to buck...