The Recovering Existentialist / August 23, 2021

With Ben Van Loon

Hosted by Arianna Clark

Posted in EscapingTheIvoryTower

If you’ve ever wondered what people actually do with philosophy, this is the episode for you. From miserable existentialism to ethics in the office - this week our host, Arianna Clark, talks to the resourceful writer and philosopher and communications expert, Ben Van Loon, about his life in Chicago and how he’s navigated it, using his philosophical training to carve a space in the world for him.

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