Sep 20, 2019 • 1HR 10M

The Philosophy of Aspiration (Robert Wright & Agnes Callard)

 
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Conversations with a series of people who have nothing in common except that program host Robert Wright is curious about what they’re thinking.
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Why Agnes once lay down on the yellow line in the middle of the road ... What explains "akrasia," or weakness of will? ... Agnes's book, Aspiration: The Agency of Becoming ... How Agnes views free will and self-creation ... How do you become the "you" that you want to be? ... Aspiration and the divine ... Agnes's forthcoming book on how Socrates changed the rules ...