The Philosopher's Zone - Program podcast

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The Philosopher's Zone looks at the world of philosophy and at the world through philosophy. The program addresses the big philosophical questions and arguments. It also explores what philosophical analysis can contribute to our understanding of some of the fundamental and perplexing issues that face the world today.


The Therapy of Desire: Epicureans and Stoics on the good life

July 1st, 2012

Episode 38 of 178 episodes

Greek Philosophy series to celebrate the work of the late Alan Saunders. Can philosophy be practical and compassionate? This week Martha Nussbaum, from the University of Chicago, talks about desire and Hellenistic ethics.

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