Episodes
Michael P. Federici is a professor of political science and international relations at Middle Tennessee State University. He is the author and editor of multiple books on political philosophy. In this episode, we discuss the work of Irving Babbitt, alongside discussions on Rousseau, politics, inner will, Christianity, and more... --- Become part of the Hermitix community: Hermitix Twitter - https://twitter.com/Hermitixpodcast Support Hermitix: Hermitix Subscription -...
Published 12/07/22
A video covering specifically the philosophy of Ray Peat, largely from his books Generative Energy and Mind and Tissue.    Ray's site: https://raypeat.com/   Ray Peat forum: https://raypeatforum.com/community/   Danny Roddy's channel: https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCQGwMyjFvF-N2c6RDQIV8sw   --- Become part of the Hermitix community: Hermitix Twitter - https://twitter.com/Hermitixpodcast Support Hermitix: Patreon - https://www.patreon.com/hermitix Donations: -...
Published 12/04/22
Published 12/04/22
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Published 12/04/22
Victor Koman is an American science fiction and fantasy writer and agorist. In this episode we discuss the life and work of Samuel Edward Konkin III, alongside discussions on libertarianism, agorism, freedom, and more. Agorist archives: https://archives.kopubco.com/ --- Become part of the Hermitix community: Hermitix Twitter - https://twitter.com/Hermitixpodcast Support Hermitix: Patreon - https://www.patreon.com/hermitix Donations: - https://www.paypal.me/hermitixpod Hermitix...
Published 11/30/22
Dr. Robert McNamara is Assistant Professor of Philosophy at Franciscan University of Steubenville. In this episode we discuss his work Being A Person - Edith Stein's Mature Personalism - A Synthesis of Thomism and Phenomenology, alongside discussions on Husserl, objectivity, personalism, and more --- Become part of the Hermitix community: Hermitix Twitter - https://twitter.com/Hermitixpodcast Support Hermitix: Patreon - https://www.patreon.com/hermitix Donations: -...
Published 11/23/22
The first talk of four on Lewis Mumford's Technics and Civilization, covers Chapter 3, The Eotechnic Phase, and Chapter 4, The Paleotechnic Phase. --- Become part of the Hermitix community: Hermitix Twitter - https://twitter.com/Hermitixpodcast Support Hermitix: Patreon - https://www.patreon.com/hermitix Donations: - https://www.paypal.me/hermitixpod Hermitix Merchandise - http://teespring.com/stores/hermitix-2 Bitcoin Donation Address: 3LAGEKBXEuE2pgc4oubExGTWtrKPuXDDLK Ethereum...
Published 11/21/22
Aaron Sachs is a historian and Cornell University professor who primarily studies American environmental and cultural history. In this episode we discuss his book Up From the Depths: Herman Melville, Lewis Mumford, and Rediscovery in Dark Times. Link: https://press.princeton.edu/books/hardcover/9780691215419/up-from-the-depths --- Become part of the Hermitix community: Hermitix Twitter - https://twitter.com/Hermitixpodcast Support Hermitix: Patreon -...
Published 11/16/22
Ryan Duns is a Jesuit Priest who works at the intersection of philosophy and systematic theology. He has published on Karl Rahner, Jean-Luc Marion,    René Girard, in this episode we discuss the overlap between theology and horror. --- Become part of the Hermitix community: Hermitix Twitter - https://twitter.com/Hermitixpodcast Support Hermitix: Patreon - https://www.patreon.com/hermitix Donations: - https://www.paypal.me/hermitixpod Hermitix Merchandise -...
Published 11/09/22
The first talk of four on Lewis Mumford's Technics and Civilization, covers Chapter 1, Cultural Preparation, and Chapter 2, Agents of Mechanization. --- Become part of the Hermitix community: Hermitix Twitter - https://twitter.com/Hermitixpodcast Support Hermitix: Patreon - https://www.patreon.com/hermitix Donations: - https://www.paypal.me/hermitixpod Hermitix Merchandise - http://teespring.com/stores/hermitix-2 Bitcoin Donation Address: 3LAGEKBXEuE2pgc4oubExGTWtrKPuXDDLK Ethereum...
Published 11/05/22
I'm once again joined by Paul Bishop and Aaron French to discuss the overlap between the work of Friedrich Nietzsche and Rudolf Steiner, especially in relation to the spiritual and religious crisis of modernity. Notes from Aaron French:   1) At one point I said in the Nietzsche house in Weimar there is a picture of Heidegger in his “Nazi uniform.” I was just making a point here; in reality it is a photo of Heidegger in his large brown overcoat with a shiny Nazi pin on his breast, which is...
Published 11/02/22
Sophia Howlett is the President for the School for International Training. In this episode we discuss her book Re-evaluating Pico: Aristotelianism, Kabbalism, and Platonism in the Philosophy of Giovanni Pico della Mirandola, alongside discussions on Ficino, God, and Kabbalah. Become part of the Hermitix community:    Hermitix Twitter - https://twitter.com/Hermitixpodcast    Support Hermitix:    Patreon - https://www.patreon.com/hermitix   Donations: - https://www.paypal.me/hermitixpod...
Published 10/26/22
This episode I'm joined once again by writer and occultist John Michael Greer, to discuss his work on Druidry. Book link: https://www.amazon.co.uk/Druidry-Handbook-Spiritual-Practice-Rooted/dp/1578633540 --- Become part of the Hermitix community: Hermitix Twitter - https://twitter.com/Hermitixpodcast Hermitix Discord - https://discord.gg/77abuTVYNG Support Hermitix: Hermitix Subscription - https://hermitix.net/subscribe/ Patreon - https://www.patreon.com/hermitix Donations: -...
Published 10/19/22
William C. Hackett is a philosopher, novelist and translator. In this episode we discuss the work of Jean Wahl, primarily from the text Human Existence and Transcendence. Alongside discussions on phenomenology, Heidegger, God, faith, and more... Hackett's translation: https://ndpr.nd.edu/reviews/human-existence-and-transcendence/ --- Become part of the Hermitix community: Hermitix Twitter - https://twitter.com/Hermitixpodcast Support Hermitix: Patreon -...
Published 10/12/22
Aspen Brinton, Ph.D., is a political theorist. Her research interests include democratic theory, dissident movements, East-Central Europe, and the intellectual history of civil society and free speech. In this episode, we discuss her book Confronting Totalitarian Minds: Jan Patočka on politics and dissidence, alongside discussions on Gandhi, phenomenology, Charter 77, and more. Brinton's book: https://press.uchicago.edu/ucp/books/book/distributed/C/bo68264285.html --- Become part of the...
Published 10/05/22
A video on my journey from being a nihilist to becoming a Catholic.   Please comment if you'd like to take part in an introduction to Christianity discussion series.
Published 10/04/22
Tim is Junior Research Fellow in Political Theology at Campion Hall,  University of Oxford, and Researcher Director at the "Laudato Si'  Research Institute", a new institute conducting academic research in the  field of ecology and social change. He is also an ordained Priest in  the Church of England. In this episode we discuss Bruno Latour's text  'Facing Gaia'. --- Become part of the Hermitix community: Hermitix Twitter - https://twitter.com/Hermitixpodcast Support Hermitix: Patreon -...
Published 09/28/22
Predrag Cicovacki is Professor of Philosophy at the College of the Holy Cross, in this episode we discuss the work of Nicolai Hartmann, primarily from his book The Analysis of Wonder: An Introduction to the Philosophy of Nicolai Hartmann. Cicovacki's book: https://www.amazon.co.uk/Analysis-Wonder-Predrag-Cicovacki/dp/1501310909 --- Become part of the Hermitix community: Hermitix Twitter - https://twitter.com/Hermitixpodcast Support Hermitix:   Patreon -...
Published 09/21/22
Simone Kotva is a Researcher in the faculty of theology at the University of Oslo, in this episode we discuss her book Effort and Grace: On the Spiritual Exercise of Philosophy, alongside discussions on French spiritualism, Henri Bergson, and the intersection of theology, philosophy, and spiritual practice. Kotva's book: https://www.bloomsbury.com/uk/effort-and-grace-9781350113640/ --- Become part of the Hermitix community: Hermitix Twitter - https://twitter.com/Hermitixpodcast Support...
Published 09/14/22
This episode I'm joined by Roel Theeuwen to discuss the philosophy of Philipp Mainländer, alongside discussions on Schopenhauer, death, pessimism, and God. --- Become part of the Hermitix community: Hermitix Twitter - https://twitter.com/Hermitixpodcast Support Hermitix:   Patreon - https://www.patreon.com/hermitix Donations: - https://www.paypal.me/hermitixpod Hermitix Merchandise - http://teespring.com/stores/hermitix-2 Bitcoin Donation Address:...
Published 09/09/22
This episode I'm joined once again by writer Michael Martin, to discuss the seventeenth century text, The Chymical Wedding of Christian Rosenkreutz, alongside discussions on esotericism, spiritual practice, mystical satire, and more... --- Become part of the Hermitix community: Hermitix Twitter - https://twitter.com/Hermitixpodcast Support Hermitix:   Patreon - https://www.patreon.com/hermitix Donations: - https://www.paypal.me/hermitixpod Hermitix Merchandise -...
Published 09/07/22
In this episode I’m joined by Massimiliano Simons who is Assistant Professor in Philosophy of Technology at Maastricht University. We discuss his book Michel Serres and French Philosophy of Science.  --- Become part of the Hermitix community: Hermitix Twitter - https://twitter.com/Hermitixpodcast Support Hermitix: Hermitix Subscription - https://hermitix.net/subscribe/ Patreon - https://www.patreon.com/hermitix Donations: - https://www.paypal.me/hermitixpod Hermitix Merchandise -...
Published 09/04/22
A live Q&A session which took place on Youtube, September 1st, 2022.
Published 09/02/22
Sophia Howlett is the President for the School for International  Training. In this episode we discuss her book Marsilio Ficino and His  World, alongside discussions on Pico, Platonism, Christianity, the  prisca theologia, and more...  ---    Become part of the Hermitix community:    Hermitix Twitter - https://twitter.com/Hermitixpodcast    Support Hermitix:   Patreon - https://www.patreon.com/hermitix   Donations: - https://www.paypal.me/hermitixpod   Hermitix Merchandise -...
Published 08/31/22
Aaron J. French is a post-doctoral researcher in Religious Studies at the University of Erfurt in Germany.  His main research focuses on the  History of Esotericism, the History and Philosophy of Science, Sacred  Space and Architecture, modern German Philosophy, and Science and  Technology Studies. In this episode, we discuss the work of Rudolf Steiner in relation to technology, the apocalypse, transhumanism, and more...  Aaron wanted me to add that in the discussion about the so-called...
Published 08/24/22