PREMIUM-Ep. 284: Mark Twain’s Philosophy of Human Nature (Part Two)

PREMIUM-Ep. 284: Mark Twain’s Philosophy of Human Nature (Part Two)

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

The Partially Examined Life Philosophy Podcast

Monday, 27 December

Continuing on "What Is Man" (1905). We work through Twain's metaphors for human nature, say what he means by "instinct," contemplate his notion of identity and why he thinks you are apparently different from your body-machine, and gauge the practical upshot of his stances.

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