In this week’s “Spreading the Word”, I share with you a podcast episode. It is one of BBC’s In Our Time podcast. The topic of discussion is the so-called continental-analytic split in philosophy. I learned about the existence of such split only very recently and have been trying to find a good, comprehensive explanation of the whole matter. This podcast episode offers just that and I recommend everyone interested in the subject to give it a go. The audio lasts about 40 minutes and is totally worth it. A small spoiler – there is an ironic twist to the story.
Which “approach” of philosophy would you prefer – analytic, continental, none or something else entirely?
“The Analytic school favours a logical, scientific approach, in contrast to the Continental emphasis on the importance of time and place.”From the introduction to the podcast episode (link below)
Link to the audio:
Keeping up the new “Spreading the Word” tradition, every Thursday I hope to share with you an article I’ve read or a video I’ve seen and considered it to be inspiring or enlightening. Especially now, during our uncertain times, I feel it is important to take good care not just of our physical but also of our mental well-being. Humans have always turned to storytelling when everything else fails. My Thursdays’ “Spreading the Word” articles are an online version of sharing worthwhile stories.
keep exploring and storytelling!