Soren Kierkegaard's Either/Or is an oblique but brilliant contribution to philosophy. In this episode of Philosophy: The Classics  author Nigel Warburton summarises the book and considers several interpretations of it.
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Category:Philosophy -- posted at: 7:51 PM

Is it better to be a happy pig or a sad Socrates? John Stuart Mill's Utilitarianism is the topic of this episode of Philosophy: The Classics.
Direct download: Mills_Utilitarianism.mp3
Category:Philosophy: The Classics -- posted at: 3:05 PM

Published in 1859, the same year as Darwin's Origin of Species, John Stuart Mill's On Liberty remains the classic statement of individual freedom. Here I summarise some of its main themes and outline some criticisms that have been made of it.
Direct download: Mill_on_Liberty_1.mp3
Category:Philosophy: The Classics -- posted at: 12:19 PM



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