Matter and Spirit, the Corporeal and Incorporeal

A look at matter and spirit, the corporeal and incorporeal using the thought device of a spectrum of materiality and ways of dividing it up, and pulling ideas from the thought of Daniel Dennett, Elizabeth Grosz, Baruch Spinoza, and David Bentley Hart.

To see accompanying visuals see the video version on YouTube.

Aesthetics – Experience, Judgment, and Salvation

Jared and Todd discuss aesthetics, aesthetics experiences, personality and sensitivity to aesthetic experiences, judgment, Steven Pinker, The Blank Slate, Immanuel Kant, the subjective universal, aesthetic objectivity, Schopenhauer and Platonism, how beauty will save the world, Hamilton, community from shared aesthetic experiences, and modern art.

Jared and Todd discussion

Why Did Moses Not Enter the Promised Land?

In this episode we investigate historical responses to the question “Why did Moses not enter the promised land?” We look at the Biblical texts and commentaries from Rabbis Nachmanides, Rashi, Maimonides, Chananel, and Abarbanel.

A journey into the Biblical texts and Rabbinic commentaries

For accompanying visuals see the YouTube video of this episode.