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We're very fortunate to be able to create a weird, wonderful philosophy podcast that people listen to and actually think about. We don't expect or assume anyone is going to contribute any further than just listening and enjoying the friendly and thoughtful conversations. We appreciate that participation in itself! But if you would like to contribute further, it'll all go right back into the show, helping us to create richer content. We'd like better equipment and to hire some part-time support for editing to enable us to do more releases more often. But most of all: we want to make the show bigger, with more special content; we'd especially love to interview more philosophers.(Have you checked out Joe's interviews with Katerina Kolozova or Andrew Culp?)

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Hey there, thanks so much for making your way to our Patreon page! For those wondering about us, maybe a little bit of background might be good. We are Taylor Adkins and Joe Weissman, the producers and hosts of Theory Talk; independent scholars in the humanities; and founders of the theory weblog Fractal Ontology.

We wanted to capture our thinking more immediately, and experimented with recording our jam sessions. Now we gather regularly, read texts aloud, take notes and then record as much of an open, engaging and thoughtful conversation as we can. After adding original music and voice overlays to facilitate listening back, the result is our singular philosophy podcast, Theory Talk.

We've really been heartened by our listeners, and are immensely gratified by the support we've received so far. With your help we would like to do more of the show, more often; and with more special features. Thank you!
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