#046 Doubt With Socrates and Nick Pappas
In this episode you’ll hear the philosophical history of “doubt” and learn why a healthy dose of skepticism can help us face our fears in work and life today. Philosophy professor Nick Pappas and host Monica McCarthy chat about Socrates’ contributions to the topic of doubt and how we can apply his lessons in order to live more well-examined lives.#TheHappierHour
IN THIS EPISODE
St. Augustine’s Against the Academics (386 CE).
The Princess Bride
Skepticism and Plato’s Academy
Hamlet by William Shakespeare
Stanley Cavell (Nick Pappas’ philosopher)
By Nick Pappas:
ABOUT NICK PAPPAS
Nickolas Pappas is a Professor of Philosophy at the Graduate Center and City College of CUNY. He has been at CUNY since 1993. His research is mainly in ancient philosophy and the philosophy of art, subjects in which he has written numerous articles. His books include The Philosophical Guidebook to Plato's Republic (now in its third edition) and most recently The Philosopher's New Clothes, both published by Routledge.