Larger, Freer, More Loving

by Matt LaVine & Dwight K. Lewis Jr.

We hope to aid ourselves and others in a journey towards living a “larger, freer, and more loving” life through critically engaging the popular culture that we live in, particularly with a focus on justice, care, the Arts, and community. 
History
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Philosophy

Podcast episodes

  • Season 1

  • S01 E10 - First Thoughts on Trump's Executive Order Combating Race and Sex Stereotyping

    S01 E10 - First Thoughts on Trump's Executive Order Combating Race and Sex Stereotyping

    In this episode, we began thinking through Trump's Executive Order Combating Race and Sex Stereotyping. It is a little raw.... which we took to be a good thing. We hope that this raises awareness!

    Oct 20 2020
    Oct 20 2020
    33:53
  • S01 E09 - A Counter Narrative using Non-western, Anti-western, and Other-western Philosophers and Philosophies

    S01 E09 - A Counter Narrative using Non-western, Anti-western, and Other-western Philosophers and Philosophies

    Today, we had three scholars that do fantastic research on counter narratives and counter histories in philosophy, John Harfouch, Meena Krishnamurthy, and Peter K.J. Park. We begin by defining counter narratives or histories in ph...

    Sep 24 2020
    Sep 24 2020
    01:28:16
  • S01 E08 - The @talkingwings Collective on “The North Country Art, Land, and Environment Summit”

    S01 E08 - The @talkingwings Collective on “The North Country Art, Land, and Environment Summit”

    Today, we’re following up with our second quickcast—this time with artists and activists of the Talking Wings Collective, Blake Lavia and Tzimu Aguilar-Izzo, who are hosting the North Country Art, Land, and Environment Summit thro...

    Sep 21 2020
    Sep 21 2020
    36:48
  • S01 E07 - Christina Van Dyke: A Lesson in Communal Love

    S01 E07 - Christina Van Dyke: A Lesson in Communal Love

    Today, we did something new for the show—a quickcast—an in-depth account of some one individual issue that grabs our attention off of the planned episodes. This brings us to our guest, Professor Emerita of Philosophy at Calvin Col...

    Sep 16 2020
    Sep 16 2020
    39:39
  • S01 E06 - Black Masculinities: the super predator-not

    S01 E06 - Black Masculinities: the super predator-not

    Today, we’re talking with Tommy Curry and John Youngblood about Black masculinities. We begin by talking about the Black male experience, particularly in academia, as a means of defining Tommy’s man-not and the multiplicitousness ...

    Sep 10 2020
    Sep 10 2020
    01:29:0