In this episode, Luke and Steve consider education; touching on some of the problems it has, problems it faces, and a little bit of what could be done to make it better. They do this while reflecting on their own (recent) experience of being educated in the UK. Listen in the embedded module below, on … Continue reading This Is John Galt Speaking #20: On the philosophy of education
In this episode, Luke and Steve reflect on yesterday's events regarding the Conservative party along with other topics. Please note that this episode is split up into parts and some of the original recording was lost due to a technical difficulty. Listen below in the embedded module, on YouTube or on Apple Podcasts! Cover photo … Continue reading This Is John Galt Speaking #19: Tory disunity, Brexit and health
In this week's episode Luke and Steve discuss the scandal of Phillip Green, look at Chancellor Phillip Hammond's new Budget and - in a spooky Halloween addition - discuss witches. This is with a broader consideration of what a 'public' is, and how the idea of one could be useful, if at all. Listen on … Continue reading This Is John Galt Speaking #18: Green scandal, the Budget and witches
In this episode Luke and Steve discuss more academic corruption RE. climate change reports, taxation and the new budget due to be delivered by Phillip Hammond at the end of this month... and more! The integrating theme for this episode is: authority. Listen in the embedded YouTube module below, or on Apple Podcasts!
In the first episode back from a long summer, Luke and Steve address the hottest current affairs - integrating them philosophically by theme. Listen in the module below, on YouTube or on Apple Podcasts!
In this special episode of This Is John Galt Speaking, Luke interviews sociology and criminology professor Dr Nikos Sotirakopoulos about his book 'The Rise of Lifestyle Activism, from New Left to Occupy'. The conversation includes an exploration of the ideological patterns of the old left and the new left, philosophical and political concepts and Dr … Continue reading This Is John Galt Speaking #15: in conversation with Dr Nikos Sotirakopoulos
In this episode Luke and Steve explore ideas on metaphysics, to supplement Wednesday's Ayn Rand Meetup session with Greg Salmieri 'The Metaphysical Versus the Man-Made'; the audio of which is also available on our channel.Watch in the embedded module below, on YouTube or on Apple Podcasts!
In this special episode of This Is John Galt Speaking, Luke discusses recovery, flow, positive psychology and trauma with Josh Dickson - as well as the place of psychology in Objectivism.Watch in the embedded module below, on YouTube or on Apple Podcasts!
In this episode, Luke discusses Brexit crunch time and offers an introductory conversation on defending normative ethics. Please note that this episode was recorded on Sunday 8th, and therefore omits the recent cabinet resignations; exciting as they were!Watch in the module below, on YouTube or on Apple Podcasts!
In this episode, Luke discusses the proposed third runway at Heathrow airport, cannabis legalisation and Ayn Rand's 1965 essay 'The Psycho-Epistemology of Art'. Special thanks goes to Theo van Oostrom for the permission to use his painting 'A Tribute to Atlas' as the header image for this page. You can find his work here: http://www.vanoostromfineart.com/ . … Continue reading This Is John Galt Speaking #11: Heathrow runway, legalisation and ‘The Psycho-Epistemology of Art’