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Reason and Nonsense: A Great Books Podcast

Great Books Fellows

Welcome to Reason and Nonsense: A Great Books Podcast, a podcast designed to promote Great Books at Faulkner University by extending the Great Conversation to GB alumni and folks interested in reading, thinking, and doing better. Hosted by Dr. Andrew Jacobs, Director of the Great Books Honors program at Faulkner University; Dr. Joshua Fullman, Great Books Fellow and Director for Faith and Academy; and Dr. Taten Shirley, Great Books Fellow and Director for Interdisciplinary Studies.
Episodes
On Boss Bronte, Freezing Your Eggs, and Required ParentingApril 11, 2024
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On Stoner Hobbits, Dune, Too, and Discomfiting Yourself Appropriately April 04, 2024
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On Liking Old Men and Fish, Being Real, and Scouring the ShireMarch 28, 2024
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On Pranking Taten, Fullman’s New Cult, and Defending the Fairy Tale Rom-ComMarch 23, 2024
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On Joshy/Condy, Local Politics, and Doing your Civic Duty March 14, 2024
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On Establishing the Proper Pants-to-days-worn Ratio, the Devastation of Chernobyl, and Sus SusperstitionsMarch 07, 2024
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On Dungeons and Dragons, Building Better Humans through Humanities, and Defending Honest AbeFebruary 29, 2024
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On the Art of Music and Math, Grouchy Oscars, and Other Grave MattersFebruary 22, 2024
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On Joining Spotify, a not-so-Crowning Achievement, and Yes, Taten Really Loves UsFebruary 14, 2024
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On the Virtue of Almost Dying, the Disappointment of Burning Salt, and Your Momma's Mean GirlsFebruary 08, 2024
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On Yes, Fullman Still Has a Blog, Relationship Advice, and Keeping the String in the BoxFebruary 01, 2024
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On Defending Mary Shelley, a Blah Napoleon, and the Hand of ProvidenceJanuary 25, 2024
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On Testing Nerves, Surviving the Thesis, and the Horror of the Golden Bachelor January 18, 2024
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On Hypothetical Theft, What's in Taten's Bag, and God's Voice or Indigestion January 11, 2024
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On Taten’s Fraudulent Purchase, Holidays Grinches, and Garrett’s Musical FlexDecember 15, 2023
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On Delivering Lectures, Bad Book Descriptions, and Questions + AnswersNovember 30, 2023
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On Visiting Seattle, Taylor vs. Willie, and Horoscopic Meh November 16, 2023
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On Flinging Poo, Lightsabers in the Bathroom, and How to BoycottNovember 09, 2023
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On Being Live and in Concert, What's a Beige Flag, and Whether You Should Raise ItOctober 19, 2023
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On Conner 2.0, Making Sense of Mega Superstars, and Crushing Good CelebritiesOctober 12, 2023
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On Dead Duke Presidents, The Internal Temperature of a Tauntaun, and Heavenly Discourse October 05, 2023
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On Submitting Things on Time–You Donkey, Weird Googles, and Impersonating Green Frogs and AliensSeptember 28, 2023
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On Witches, Library Superstar Peyton Jenkins, and the Weighty Good of the NowSeptember 14, 2023
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On Questioning Taten’s Credibility, Whether ChatGPT Thinks I’m Special, and Why Oppenheimer Didn’t BombSeptember 07, 2023
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On Meeting Savannah, the Summer of Tolstoy, and Impossible WomenAugust 31, 2023
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