Ep. 13: “Eye of the Tiger,” by Survivor

A tiger and tiger cub in the snow.Does virtue change? Do cultures make progress in understanding virtue? Might “Eye of the Tiger” represent a regress? Drama! Notes: http://top40philosophy.com/ep13notes

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Ep. 11: “Friday I’m in Love,” by the Cure

Robert Smith, of the CureAre emotions active or passive? Do we impose them on the world, or does the world impose them on us? Also, the difference between harmony and counterpoint. Notes: http://top40philosophy.com/ep11notes

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Ep. 5: “Physical,” by Olivia Newton-John

A picture of Olivia Newton-John.Where does music come from? Why are notes “higher” and “lower”? And why is reason “higher” than emotion? Perhaps it’s all in the human body. Notes: http://top40philosophy.com/ep5notes

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Ep. 2: “Every Breath You Take,” by the Police

The Police, in concert.In this episode, we explore the topics of ownership, belonging, and being together/alone in the Police’s “Every Breath You Take.” Notes: http://top40philosophy.com/ep2notes

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Ep. 1: “I Love Rock ‘n’ Roll,” by Joan Jett and the Blackhearts

Joan Jett, in concert.We explore the topics of quotation, free will, and names in Joan Jett and the Blackhearts’ “I Love Rock ‘n’ Roll.” Notes: http://top40philosophy.com/ep1notes

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