Ep. 40: “Karma Police,” by Radiohead / “Sexy Sadie” by the Beatles

What is karma, how does it work, and do you have a self? Indian philosophers dialogue with Descartes, Hume, and the Beatles. Notes: http://www.top40philosophy.com/ep40notes Previous episode | Next episode ________ Featured image by Daniele Dalledonne, who provides it under a CC BY-SA 2.0 license.

Tyler Joseph on his piano during a Twenty One Pilots concert.
Chis Cornell, in concert.
Alanis Morissette at the Saban Theatre
The "Make America Rage Again" sign from a Prophets of Rage concert
A composite image of Carrie Underwood and Chuck Berry, in concert

Ep. 31 Notes (“What It’s Like,” by Everlast)

Listen to the episode: Subscribe via iTunes | Listen via Stitcher Go to previous episode | Go to next episode The Song “What It’s Like,” by Everlast And here are the lyrics. Supporting Songs “Jump,” by Kriss Kross “Jump Around,” House of Pain “Lose Yourself,” by Eminem “The Red,” by Chevelle “She Blinded Me with Science,” by Thomas Read more about Ep. 31 Notes (“What It’s Like,” by Everlast)[…]

A statue of Paul Revere.
Chester Bennington and Mike Shinoda of Linkin Park, in concert
Bernard Sumner, of New Order, in concert
Billie Joe Armstrong of Green Day, in concert.
A dalmatian
The shore
An oasis in the desert.
A tiger and tiger cub in the snow.

Ep. 13 Notes (“Eye of the Tiger,” by Survivor)

Does virtue change? Do cultures make progress in understanding virtue? Might “Eye of the Tiger” represent a regress? Drama! Listen to the episode and explore background material.

Robert Smith, of the Cure

Ep. 11 Notes (“Friday I’m in Love,” by the Cure)

Are 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. Listen to the episode and explore background material.

A picture of Prince on stage.
A statue of Freddie Mercury.
A painting of Kurt Cobain.
Joan Jett, in concert.