Release date: May 18, 2014
"There is but one truly serious philosophical problem, and that is suicide," wrote Albert Camus. In this episode of Rationally Speaking, Massimo and Julia discuss the ethics of suicide through the lens of several major philosophies. They also explore the social science of suicide: how does one person's suicide affect the community?
Massimo's pick: "Farewell to Reality: How Modern Physics Has Betrayed the Search for Scientific Truth"
Julia's pick: "Slate Star Codex"