Podcast by Iona Italia and Helen Pluckrose
United States
31 episodes
since July 21, 2018


3:40 Chapo Trap House and the phenomenon of internet trolling 8:34 Jordan Peterson 38:01 Postmodernism versus analytic philosophy 40:10 The difference between the new critical theorists and the classic postmodernists 43:56 The implications of this for literary criticism 50:19 Baudrillard—Oliver's favourite postmodernist 51:33 Why postmodernism isn't neo-Marxist 55:35 Complicity and trolling 1:07:30 Free speech, social media and content moderation 1:27:52 Should Oliver celebrate things more and write fewer snarky takedowns? Oliver’s column for Arc Digital can be found here: https://arcdigital.media/@olivertraldi. Oliver’s articles for Areo can be found here: https://areomagazine.com/author/ideologjammin/ You can follow Oliver on Twitter @olivertraldi Victor’s podcast can be found here: https://www.youtube.com/channel/UC8gR852kIfIaSLTY5FFMBUg You can follow Victor on Twitter @cognitivicta Further References Oliver’s article on Chapo Trap House and Jordan Peterson: https://americanaffairsjournal.org/2018/10/clean-rooms-and-dirtbags/ Oliver on complicity: https://arcdigital.media/one-of-the-most-prominent-norms-on-social-media-is-complicity-c24bd117101c Democratic Socialists of America: https://www.dsausa.org/ “The Intentional Fallacy” from The Verbal Icon: Studies in the Meaning of Poetry. W. K. Wimsatt, Jr., and Monroe C. Beardsley (1954): http://faculty.smu.edu/nschwart/seminar/Fallacy.htm Jordan Peterson, Maps of Meaning: The Architecture of Belief (1999) and 12 Rules for Life: An Antidote to Chaos (2018) Helen Pluckrose and James Lindsay’s interview with Jordan Peterson: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=xWhuQOVTFGw Cathy Young’s piece on Candace Owens for Quillette: https://quillette.com/2018/05/08/problem-candace-owens/ Jordan Peterson’s interview with Cathy Newman: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=aMcjxSThD54 Jordan Peterson discusses his concept of truth on Sam Harris’ podcast Making Sense: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=3OqrZs9srHs Jean Baudrillard, The Iraq War Did Not Take Place (1995): http://halliejones.com/wp-content/uploads/2014/11/Baudrillard-The-Gulf-War-did-not-Take-Place.pdf “Postmodernism isn’t playing around anymore” article by Oliver Traldi: https://areomagazine.com/2018/01/08/postmodernism-isnt-playing-around-anymore/ John Milon, Paradise Lost (1667); Alexander Pope, To a Lady. Of the Characters of Women (1743). Gurwinder Bhogal on deradicalising Neo-Nazis on Twitter: https://areomagazine.com/2017/10/28/how-not-to-de-radicalize-a-twitter-neo-nazi/ Also mentioned: Kate Manne; Luce Iragaray; Robin Di Angelo; Sarah Haider; Shoe 0n Head; James Damore; Stefan Molyneux; Robby Soave
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