January 15, 2018

In this episode of Functional Philosophy, I answer questions on why Patreon wouldn't exist in a free society, what's wrong with Jordan Peterson's pragmatism, and the conceptual status of the transgendered.

Functional Philosophy is the show in which Objectivist philosoph...

November 29, 2017

I discuss Jordan Peterson's use of bad physics to shore up his bad ideas. I call this popular tactic argumentum ad quantum, the argument that one's irrational ideas just might be right because reality is contradictory at the subatomic level.

Jordan Peterson is cashing i...

November 6, 2017

I use a conversation between Jordan Peterson and Martin Daly as a jumping off point for a discussion of the primitive state of psychology from the perspective of Ayn Rand's philosophy of Objectivism.

October 18, 2017

Here I use a discussion between Jordan Peterson and Michael Knowles as a jumping-off point for explaining the mentality of those who are against ideology. 

October 9, 2017

In this episode of the Functional Philosophy podcast, I discuss three topics:

First, I discuss the mistake of thinking that every idea can be explained quickly and in isolation.

Second, I examine Jordan Peterson's position on the pre-rational past and the utility of reas...

September 28, 2017

In this episode of Functional Philosophy, I explain why Jordan Peterson's views on religion, evolution, and epistemology are wrong, and what his deepest psychological motivation is. 

Functional Philosophy is the show in which Objectivist philosopher Charles Tew helps yo...

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