#227 – Sean Kelly: Existentialism, Nihilism, and the Search for Meaning

Sean Kelly is a philosopher at Harvard specializing in existentialism and the philosophy of mind. Please support this podcast by checking out our sponsors:
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Here’s the timestamps for the episode. On some podcast players you should be able to click the timestamp to jump to that time.
(00:00) – Introduction
(06:50) – Existentialism
(26:58) – Nietzsche and nihilism
(44:35) – Dostoevsky
(1:00:02) – Camus and suicide
(1:18:31) – The Big Lebowski
(1:26:20) – Ayn Rand
(1:36:28) – Evil
(1:47:03) – Heidegger
(1:58:43) – Hubert Dreyfus
(2:04:35) – Moby Dick
(2:15:51) – David Foster Wallace
(2:36:03) – Can AI make art?
(2:55:46) – Meaning of life