Ep. 284: Mark Twain’s Philosophy of Human Nature (Part One)

Ep. 284: Mark Twain’s Philosophy of Human Nature (Part One)

By Mark Linsenmayer, Wes Alwan, Seth Paskin, Dylan Casey

The Partially Examined Life Philosophy Podcast

Monday, 20 December

On "What Is Man" (1905). Twain describes a person as a machine. We have no free will and always act to win our own self-approval. This was a bleak enough picture that the essay was not printed until after Twain's death.

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