The Canadian Atheist (The CA)

Episode 99

This week, just before the centennial episode (which will be EPIC) Micheal is joined by Dr. Chris Gadsden. Chris is a philosophy professor in Columbia Missouri. We discuss atheism, skepticism, philosophy & a lot more. Chris has put together a great YouTube video series called Thinking Outside, it’s a MUST view. Also, He writes a blog at SO definitely check that out too. This is a great conversation & much fun was had. It’s amazing when two people just talk! You all know that’s not always my strong suit. The episode is safe for all ears.


2 thoughts on “The Canadian Atheist (The CA)

  1. Hi Michael,
    My knowledge of philosophy comes from atheist and skeptical podcasts and a few Great Courses audio books so take the following with a grain of salt. This episode contains the second time I have heard you talk about conversations with your father in law and your frustration with syllogisms. I am curious if you are aware of the difference between valid and sound arguments. I kind of agree with you about knowledge and philosophy. Philosophy doesn’t discover knowledge as much as it is a tool for evaluating how true the knowledge is.
    Thanks for a great podcast from a fellow canuck who lives about 2 1/2 hours east of you.


    1. Heya! Thanks for the message. Always nice to hear from listeners & fellow Canucks especially! I am aware of the differences between arguments. I use the example to demonstrate my point. The faithful commonly try to pass off arguments as sound & valid….Matt Slick would be a good example of this. Let us know what podcasts you listen to about philosophy. Cheers!


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