Self in Society Podcast

Welcome to the Self in Society Podcast, hosted by Ari Armstrong, where we explore what it means to flourish as an individual and a community. Find episodes in reverse order below, see the Self in Society tag for the roundup of show pages, or check out the show via iTunes.

Lawrence Goldstone on the Death and Legacy of Michael Servetus: Self in Society #6

Lawrence Goldstone discusses Michael Servetus—theologian, editor, physician, and heretic—who was burned at the stake for his views in 1553.

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Timothy Sandefur on the Ascent of Jacob Bronowski: Self in Society #5

Timothy Sandefur discusses the remarkable life and thought of science educator Jacob Bronowski, creator of the landmark documentary series The Ascent of Man.

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James Valliant on Rome and Christianity: Self in Society #4

James Valliant discusses his book, Creating Christ, in which he and his coauthor Warren Fahy argue that the Roman emperors Nero, Vespasian, and Titus played an active role in the development of early Christianity.

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Michael Huemer on Animal Welfare: Self in Society #3

Philosopher Michael Huemer discusses his book, Dialogues on Ethical Vegetarianism, focusing on the problem of the severe suffering of most animals currently raised for their flesh, skin, milk, or eggs.

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Robert Anthony Peters on Tank Man, Hollywood, Liberty, and Stoicism: Self in Society #2

Writer and Director Robert Anthony Peters discusses his short film, Tank Man, in the context of Chinese politics.

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Robert Zubrin on the Case for Space: Self in Society #1

June 4, 2019: Robert Zubrin, head of the Mars Society and of Pioneer Astronautics, discusses his new book, The Case for Space.

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