• Your Philosophy Minute: Socrates

    Your Philosophy Minute: Socrates0

    Editor’s Note: The Irrationalist: The Tragic Murder of René Descartes by Andrew Pessin is now available here. Socrates: Another philosopher whose ideas caused troubles great and small… If you saw him on the street you’d probably cross to the other side. And yet before him, there was nothing; while after him, there’s all of Western philosophy. 

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  • Your Philosophy Minute: René Descartes

    Your Philosophy Minute: René Descartes0

    Editor’s Note: The Irrationalist: The Tragic Murder of René Descartes by Andrew Pessin is now available here. The “father of modern philosophy,” René Descartes was invited by the Queen of Sweden, in 1649, to become her personal tutor. What she neglected to mention was that she wanted her daily lessons at 5 in the morning, in

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  • Looking For Literary America: Edgar Rice Burroughs (Part 1 – Tarzan)

    Looking For Literary America: Edgar Rice Burroughs (Part 1 – Tarzan)0

    In “Looking for Literary America”, author James Hitt searches out the people and places that have impacted American literature. In the fourteenth episode, James profiles Edgar Rice Burroughs.

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