The Jim Rutt Show

The Jim Rutt Show

Currents 012: Andrew Taggart on Narcissism, Culture & Dying

September 23, 2020

Andrew Taggart talks to Jim about philosophy, our psychotherapeutic culture, the good life & virtue, narcissism, community living, dying well, and more...

In this Currents episode, Jim talks to Andrew Taggart about what philosophy is & once was, the impacts of our psychotherapeutic culture, the good life & virtue, narcissism, friends of utility, changing family dynamics, GameB, close community living, what polling tells us about meaning & happiness, promoting & scaling the good life at the right times in the right ways, possible COVID-19 impacts, what it means to die well, and much more.

Episode Transcript

Andrew's Website

Andrew's article, The Uninvited Confession, The New Confessional

JRS: EP75 Nick Chater: “The Mind Is Flat”

The Great Transformation by Karl Polanyi

The Nuclear Family Was a Mistake by David Brooks

The Monkey Wrench Gang by Edward Abbey

Desert Solitaire by Edward Abbey

Andrew Taggart is a Practical Philosopher, Ph.D., Rinzai Zen Buddhist, Founder of Askole, public speaker, and critic of total work.