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In episode 242 of the Parker's Pensées Podcast, I'm joined by Dr. Jared Henderson @_jared to discuss the nature of philosophy, both academic and public. Jared is a rising star in the YouTube philosophy sphere, did his PhD on formal theories of truth, and works as an ontologist in the tech world. Check the time stamps for the specifics of what we got into in this conversation. Check out Jared's fantastic YouTube channel here: https://www.youtube.com/@UC2Kyj04yISmHr1V-UlJz4eg Join my channel to get access to perks: https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCYbTRurpFP5q4TpDD_P2JDA/join Join the Facebook group, Parker's Pensées Penseurs, here: https://www.facebook.com/groups/960471494536285/ If you like this podcast, then support it on Patreon for $3, $5 or more a month. Any amount helps, and for $5 you get a Parker's Pensées sticker and instant access to all the episode as I record them instead of waiting for their release date. Check it out here: Patreon: https://www.patreon.com/parkers_pensees If you want to give a one-time gift, you can give at my Paypal: https://paypal.me/ParkersPensees?locale.x=en_US Check out my merchandise at my Teespring store: https://teespring.com/stores/parkers-penses-merch Come talk with the Pensées community on Discord: dsc.gg/parkerspensees Sub to my Substack to read my thoughts on my episodes: https://parknotes.substack.com/ Check out my blog posts: https://parkersettecase.com/ Check out my Parker's Pensées YouTube Channel: https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCYbTRurpFP5q4TpDD_P2JDA Check out my other YouTube channel on my frogs and turtles: https://www.youtube.com/c/ParkerSettecase Check me out on Twitter: https://twitter.com/trendsettercase Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/parkerspensees/0:00 - Jared Henderson's Academic Work 13:27 - Why Jared Henderson Left Academia 17:16 - What is Jared Henderson's Day Job? 19:09 - Jared Henderson's Wife is a Philosopher Too 20:45 - What is Philosophy? 23:36 - the Virtues of Continental Philosophy and Analytic Philosophy 30:35 - Luring People Into Philosophy 35:37 - How to start learning philosophy 45:00 - Public and Public-facing philosophy 53:22 - Self-Help, Self-Improvement, and Philosophy as a way of life 1:45:00 - Sci-fi authors present philosophical ideas better than philosophers?