Christian Fuchs’ Podcast: The Communication of Death and Love: A Philosophical Approach

Podbean version
Spotify version (featuring music by Bonnie “Prince” Billy, Soap & Skin, Pulp, Johnny Cash, The Kills, L7, Arcade Fire)

In this episode of his podcast, Christian Fuchs talks about what it means to take a philosophical approach on the communication of death and love.

The episode deals with the following questions: What philosophical positions are there on death? What ways are there for humans to mourn their loved ones? What kind of communication process is mourning? What is the role of death in capitalism? What is the relationship of death and love?

A written version is available as Creative Commons text here:

Bonnie “Prince” Billy: Death to Everyone
Soap & Skin: Deathmental
Pulp: Death Goes to the Disco
Johnny Cash: Hurt
The Kills: Doing it to Death
L7: Pretend We’re Dead
Arcade Fire: No Cars Go