Dr. Patrick House & Tao Ruspoli discuss Roger Scruton's documentary, Why Beauty Matters, platonic ideals of beauty, and why they may be misguided; also celebrity, beauty as a commodity, and more.
Wednesday, October 21, 2020
Tuesday, October 13, 2020
Being in the World Podcast 032: On Privilege, Responsibility, & Free Will
Dr. Patrick House & Tao Ruspoli take a philosophical, social and scientific approach to issues surrounding freedom of choice, morality, privilege, and lack thereof.
Being in the World Podcast 031: On Criticism
Dr. Patrick House & Tao Ruspoli undertake a critique of pure criticism...what is the role of criticism in art, culture and psychology? When are and aren't critics useful?
Monday, October 12, 2020
Being in the World Podcast 030: On Psychedelics
Lucy in the Studio with Diamonds
Being in the World Podcast 029: Lucy Walker
Dr. Patrick House and Tao Ruspoli spend an hour chatting to Lucy Walker, an English film director. She has directed the documentaries Devil's Playground (2002), Blindsight (2006), Waste Land (2010), Countdown to Zero (2010), and The Crash Reel (2013). She has also directed the short films The Tsunami and the Cherry Blossom (2011) and The Lion's Mouth Opens (2014) and fifteen episodes of Nickelodeon's Blue's Clues, for which she was nominated for two Daytime Emmys for Outstanding Directing.
Being in the World Podcast 028: On Boundaries
Dr. Patrick House & Tao Ruspoli discuss boundaries...in science, in relationships, and in the world at large.
Being in the World Podcast 027: On Consciousness
Dr. Patrick House and Tao Ruspoli discuss consciousness: is it fundamental? how mysterious is it? Is it useful to think of it as a "dimension"?
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