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Episode 63 – “The Mind and the Matter”

Leibniz (1646-1716) asked two fundamental questions: (1) Why is there something rather than nothing? and (2) Why is it this way and not some other way? Leibniz argues that if the actual world is the product of an omnipotent, omniscient, … Continue reading

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Episode 57 – “The Prime Mover”

There’s a long tradition in the history of philosophy, going back at least to Aristotle, of arguing for the existence of a prime mover. If there are things that move, and there are, then there are other things that made … Continue reading

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Episode 27 – “The Big Tall Wish”

“If you wish hard enough, it will come true.” Henry, a kid who idolizes Bolly, a has-been prize-fighter, issues the Big Tall Wish, and changes the outcome of Bolly’s latest fight from a loss to a win. ┬áBut the wish … Continue reading

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