Below are a selection of Greg Sadler’s interviews and guest appearances, organized according to media. If you’d like to book Greg for an appearance, or to learn more, please send a query by email.
Television and Radio Appearances
Interview on TMJ-4 News “Ask The Expert”: television interview hosted by Charles Benson and Shannon Sims, discussing what philosophy is, how it applies to our daily lives, the uses of critical thinking, and the Milwaukee SOPHIA event – you can watch here.
Guest Appearance on Riverwest Radio’s Another Morning show – (starting at the 23:00 mark), hosted by Martin and Joe, discussing modern Stoicism, philosophies as ways of life, psychotherapy, happiness, and the Stoicon-X event – you can listen here
Guest Appearance on WTMJ Nights show: one-hour guest appearance hosted by Thomas Rehfeldt, discussing aspects of Stoic philosophy, the upcoming Stoicon-X event, and uses of philosophy in daily and professional life (link coming)
Guest Appearance on RiverWest Radio’s Image For Hire show: hosted by the Skrauss, discussing the works and thought of H.P. Lovecraft, teaching classic philosophical works to students of all sorts, and intersections between philosophy and other fields – you can listen here
Guest Appearance on National Public Radio’s To The Best of Our Knowledge show: Jean-Paul Sartre’s conception of Hell as other people – listen here
Interview on KJZZ’s The Show radio show: Arizona Public Radio interview hosted by Steve Goldstein, discussing what modern Stoicism is, its roots in ancient Stoic philosophy, some general concepts and practices, and why so many people are interested in Stoicism at present – you can listen here
Guest Appearance on RiverWest Radio’s Image For Hire show: hosted by the Skrauss, discussing the works and thought of Philip K. Dick. We get into topics of space and time, language and imagination, Gnosticism, alternate history, and more – you can listen here.
Guest Appearance on Riverwest Radio’s Image For Hire show: a full hour as a guest on the Skrauss’ radio show, discussing topics ranging from speculative fiction, Philip Dick, Michael Moorcock, philosophy as experiential and experimental, Stoicism, Roman history and politics, Seneca, Cicero, and the internet – you can listen here
Guest Appearance on Riverwest Radio’s Image For Hire show: hosted by The Skrauss on Riverwest Radio, discussing my work as a “freelance philosopher”, Plato’s allegory of the cave, what philosophical counseling does, what virtue ethics and images have to do with each other, and even some H.P. Lovecraft – you can listen here
Interview with Suki’s Diner radio show: Aristotle and the eight basic tastes or flavors, the history of flavor, philosophy and the culinary world – listen here
Interview with What Is Stoicism? site: my work producing content, reading suggestions for Stoicism, eclecticism in philosophy, practical exercises in philosophy – read here
Interview with World Class Performer site: growing up, life lessons, recommendations about life, learning, and career, a dark period, habits and routines – read here
Interview with Filosofisk Supplement journal: who the Stoics were, what Stoics mean by “in accordance with nature”, why that idea matters, Nietzsche’s criticism of Stoicism – read here
Interview with The Daily Stoic site: my work on YouTube, what putting philosophy into practice means, Stoicism’s implications for leadership and entrepreneurship, dealing with anger using Stoicism, hosted by Ryan Holiday – read here
Interview with Modern Stoicism website: Stoic philosophy, my work, how I got into Stoicism, and prospects for contemporary Stoicism – read here
Interview on The Side View podcast – hosted by Adam Robbert, discussing Pierre Hadot, the idea of philosophy as way of life, academic philosophy, and public philosophy – you can listen here
Interview of the Ta Će On podcast – hosted by Feđa Malinović, discussing how philosophy can be made practical, personal development, what philosophy offers to younger people, and many other topics – you can watch or listen here
Guest Host on the Sunday Stoic Podcast – with Andi Sciacca, discussing Stoicism and its applications within the sphere of romance, relationships, dating, and marriage – you can listen here
Guest Host on the Sunday Stoic Podcast – with Dan Hayes, discussing the importance of dialogue in Stoic philosophy – you can listen here
Interview on the Mastering Midlife podcast – hosted by Mark Silverman, discussing how I got into academic philosophy and then applied it to life issues, philosophical eclecticism, Plutarch as a model philosopher, why brilliance is overrated – you can listen here
Guest Host on the Sunday Stoic Podcast – discussing why reading Stoic texts, in particular classical primary sources, is an important practice for anyone who wants to really understand and progress in Stoicism – you can listen here
Interview on the Modern Stoicism podcast – hosted by Adam Piercey, discussing Modern Stoicism, the Stoicism Today Blog, and grassroots activities in the modern Stoicism movement – you can listen here
Interview on the David Storey podcast – hosted by David Storey, discussing leaving academia, struggles building a new professional identity, becoming the YouTube Philosopher, the simple power of making distinctions in business , and advice for young philosophers considering leaving academia.- you can listen to part 1 here and part 2 here
Interview on the Jason Damico Show – hosted by Jason Damico, discussing a wide range of topics from practical and academic philosophy, teaching in prisons, learning to play bass guitar, all sorts of topics in heavy metal, and how I got started with YouTube – you can watch or listen here
Interview on The Practical Stoic podcast – hosted by Simon Drew, discussing how Stoic philosophy and practices can help us understand, deal with, and reduce anger – you can watch or listen here
Interview on the Stoic Advantage Podcast – hosted by Ryan Racine, discussing how and why Stoicism has undergone a revival of interest over the last several decades, what my favorite Stoic practice is, how Stoicism can be helpful for younger people, and debunking a few myths about Stoicism – you can listen here
Interview on the Stoic Psychologist podcast – hosted by Alex MacLellan, discussing what modern Stoicism is, how people can use Stoic philosophy and practices to improve their lives, how to translate ideas and terms from ancient philosophy into contemporary life, and more – you can listen to part 1 here and to part 2 here
Interview on The Practical Stoic podcast – hosted by Simon Drew, discussing what the core principles of Stoicism are, how we can reinterpret and apply those principles in a modern age, and a number of other Stoicism-related topics – you can listen here
Interview on the Hidden Why podcast – hosted by Leigh Martinuzzi, discussing what practical philosophy is, how philosophy can be used to understand and improve our lives – you can listen here
Interview on Machinic Unconscious Happy Hour podcast – two-hour conversation hosted by Cooper Cherry, discussing the nature of Hegelian dialectics, Marxism and post-structuralism, political perspectives of the present, and what’s right and what’s wrong with Hegel – you can listen here
Interview on Rendering Unconscious podcast – hosted by Vanessa Sinclair, discussing how philosophy gets put into practice, what philosophical counseling is and how it is connected with psychotherapy, and a range of other topics – you can listen here
Guest Appearance on the Post-Structuralist Tent Revival podcast: hosted by Eric Aldieri, Jacob Given, and Paula Landerreche Cardillo, discussing perspectives on anger in ancient philosophy and theology, and techniques for managing anger – you can listen here
Guest Appearance on the Sunday Stoic podcast: hosted by Steve Karafit, discussing my background in philosophy, expanding reading lists beyond the big three Stoics, and some of the odd Stoic paradoxes that we often ignore – you can listen here
Guest Appearance on the Enter The Void podcast: discussing public philosophy, the current state of academia, how practical philosophy can help us live through tough situations, and past and present science fiction – you can listen here
Guest Appearance on the Seize the Moment podcast: hosted by Leon Garber and Alen Ulman, discussing how practical philosophy can be used to help us overcome negative emotions – you can watch or listen here
Guest Appearance on the Death Hangout podcast: hosted by Olivier Lavor and Keith Clarke, discussing what we know about philosophers’ last wills and testaments, what the significance of wills are, and how we approach what happens after our own demises – you can watch or listen here
Interview on the Intellectual Explorers Club podcast: hosted by Peter Limberg, discussing Stoicism past and present, philosophical counseling, intentional living, and how to make philosophy practical – you can listen here
Interview on the Tom Richey Podcast: hosted by Tom Richey, discussing Alexis de Tocquevilles’ work Democracy in America, models of democracy, intermediate institutions, soft despotism, and the current state of our democracy – you can listen here
Interview with Faith Colloquium podcast: hosted by Shebuel Varghese, discussing what ancient and medieval philosophers have to tell us about anger and how to manage it successfully – you can listen here
Interview on James and the Giant Podcast: hosted by James Sullivan, discussing Stoic philosophy, whether Stoics are unemotional or disengaged from politics (they aren’t), why justice matters to justice, the state of current academic philosophy, and the prospects for philosophy as a way of life – you can listen here.
Interview on the Tom Richey Podcast: hosted by Tom Richey, discussing the current political climate, whether non-voting makes sense, issues with democracy, Aristotle and John Stuart Mill – you can listen here
Interview on Money Savage podcast: hosted by George Grombacher, my second appearance, going a bit deeper into Stoic philosophy and practices and how they can help us deal with money matters through intentional living – you can listen here
Interview on the Exceeding Expectations podcast: hosted by Tony Winyard, discussing how I exceed the expectations and provide value to my clients, subscribers, and students, as well as how I got into the work I engage in – you can listen here
Guest Appearance on The Pretzel Podcast: hosted by Mitch Teich and Michelle Maternowski, bringing me in as an expert on metaphysics, essences, and language to help them with their “pretzel-stential crisis” about just what counts as a “pretzel” and what doesn’t – you can listen here.
Interview on the Think Hard podcast: hosted by Danielle LaSusa and José Muñiz, discussing whether anger is ever a justified or appropriate response to a situation, when, how, and with whom we should be angry and anger’s role in political movements – you can listen here.
Interview on Money Savage podcast: hosted by George Grombacher, discussing how Stoic philosophy can inform our thoughts, feelings, and decisions about money. We delve into how to prioritize and order “indifferents”, and emotions that often get involved with money – you can listen here.
Interview on My Own Worst Enemy podcast: hosted by Danny Whittaker, two full hours discussing what resources and perspectives philosophy contributes to understanding and managing anger, whether anger can be productive, how anger can get directed inward, and different ways anger manifests itself – you can listen here
Interview on The Practical Stoic podcast: hosted by Simon Drew, discussing uses of Stoic philosophy and practices, what got me into studying and applying Stoicism, how and whether Stoicism can be defined, and what philosophical practice involves – you can listen here
Interview on Stoic Solutions podcast: hosted by Justin Vacula, discussing what “in accordance with nature” means within classic and contemporary Stoicism. This leads us into all sorts of other topics connected with Stoicism as well – you can watch or listen here
Guest Appearance on The Death Hangout podcast: hosted by Olivier Lavor and Keith Clarke, discussing what the notion of legacy means to people, death and the soul, Stoic views on legacy and life, Martin Heidegger and “being towards death”, and the range of emotional attitudes towards death – you can listen here
Interview with Zero Books Podcast: hosted by Doug Lain, discussing my backstory, the Half Hour Hegel project, doing philosophy on YouTube, some Marx, some Nietzsche, modern Stoicism, and the notion of eclecticism in philosophy – you can listen here
Interview with the Paul Kovalski Podcast: hosted by Paul Kovalski, discussing the transition from being a traditional academic to a practical philosopher and entrepreneur, lessons I’ve learned, fears and obstacles entrepreneurs encounter, and how Stoic philosophy and other virtue ethics can be useful – you can listen here
Guest Appearance on the Panpsycast: hosted by Jack Symes and Olly Marley, discussing Friedrich Nietzsche’s philosophy, key themes of his works, the death of God and transvaluation of values, and his relevance for the present – you can listen to the first part here and the second part here
Interview with The Stoic Body podcast: hosted by Philip Ghezelbash, discussing Stoic philosophy as applied to health, veering off into discussion of food, animal rights, and fasting – you can watch or listen here
Interview with Stoic Mettle podcast: hosted by Scott Hebert, discussing Stoicon and Stoic Week, the growth of modern Stoicism, prospects for Stoic philosophy in the present – you can listen here.
Interview with Philosophy Bakes Bread podcast: hosted by Eric Weber and Anthony Cashio, discussing engaging in philosophy on YouTube, how I transitioned from a traditional academic to a practical philosopher, the work I do with my company, ReasonIO, and even some Hegel – you can listen here.
Philosophy Bakes Bread breadcrumb interview: we talk about Modern Stoicism, Stoicism Today, and a few other Stoicism-related topics – and you can listen here.
Interview with Tom Richey podcast: hosted by Tom Richey, discussing the recent controversy about statues of confederate military officers, history and racism, Trump’s “many side” remark, from a Stoic perspective – you can listen here
Interview with Death Hangout podcast: hosted by Olivier Lavor and Keith Clarke, discussing what Stoic philosophy has to tell us about our own death and the deaths of others we care about, how death can be a life-coach, and living as full lives as are possible and prudent – you can watch or listen here
Interview with Think Like a Thought Leader podcast: philosophy as what I’m passionate about, how I got started in public philosophy, and a challenge for all the listeners – listen here
Interview with The Stoic Solutions podcast: Stoicism and anger, how we can better understand and productively deal with that emotion, hosted by Justin Vacula – listen here
Interview with Stoic Mettle podcast: practicing Stoicism in concrete situations, the dichotomy of control, applications to a number of examples, hosted by Scott Hebert – listen here
Interview with Painted Porch podcast: Stoicism, understanding and applying the dichotomy of control, and how it helps with creativity and craft, hosted by Scott Perry – watch or listen here
Interview with Better Than Food podcast : the three books that changed my life (Plato’s Republic, Aristotle’s Nicomachean Ethics, Epictetus’ Discourses, hosted by Clifford Lee Sargent – watch here
Interview with Life After Pain podcast: Stoic philosophy and practices applicable to dealing with chronic pain and its challenges, hosted by Naomi Kuttner – listen here
Guest Appearance on the Partially Examined Life Aftershow podcast: Friedrich Nietzsche’s Birth of Tragedy, the Dionysian, Apollonian, and Socratic – listen here
Interview with the Scholarpreneur podcast: how to be a crowdfunded scholar, building a strong channel on YouTube, crowdfunding platforms, best practices – listen here
Interview with the Punk Rock Philosopher podcast: Jean Hyppolite’s commentary on G.W.F. Hegel’s Phenomenology of Spirit, French study of Hegel, and the interwar period – listen here
Interview with the Scholarpreneur podcast: conquering YouTube with philosophy lectures, the story of my transition from academia to public philosophy – listen here
Guest Appearance on Theology Matters show the 1930s French debates about Christian philosophy, the key issues, thinkers, and positions – listen here
Guest Appearance on Insight Radio podcast: Hegel and (mis)Education in America – listen here
Interview with the Punk Rock Philosopher podcast: Alexandre Kojeve, G.W.F. Hegel, understanding Hegel’s philosophy, and digressions about food and cooking – listen here
Guest Appearance on Theology Matters show: Saint Augustine of Hippo on truth and lying, whether lying can be good or not, what counts as a lie – listen here
Guest Appearance on Insight Radio podcast Anger with Aristotle, how Aristotle understands anger, what to do about anger in our own society – listen here
Video Interviews and Appearances
Interview on Nathan Ormand channel – video interview hosted by Nathan Ormand, discussing Anselm of Canterbury’s works and key ideas, what the “single argument is”, Anselm’s views on human freedom, how Anselm revolutionized prayer, and other topics – you can watch or listen here
Interview on Common Sense Ethics site: hosted by Leah Goldrick, discussing which philosophy books can be best for beginners to read and why. We also talk about practical philosophy and the differences between academic philosophy and philosophy as a way of life – you can watch or listen here.
Guest Appearance on Creative on Purpose channel: hosted by Scott Perry, a roundtable discussion on Stoicism, the music business, critical thinking, and whether creativity is a virtue or not featuring myself and Scott Tarulli – you can watch or listen here
Interview on Benjamin A Boyce channel: hosted by Benjamin Boyce, a discussion ranging over the current state of academia, American politics, practical philosophy, prospects for philosophy in the public sphere, and bits of my backstory – you can watch or listen here
Interview on the Axiological Atheist channel: hosted by Damien AtHope, discussing the nature of practical philosophy, what is required to make philosophical concepts understandable and applicable for general audiences, and how philosophy can help us to clarify our values – you can watch or listen here
Guest Appearance on Noetic site: Jean-Paul Sartre’s “The Flies”, France under Nazi occupation, remorse and human freedom – watch here
Guest Appearance on The Stoic Creative channel: hosted by Scott Perry, a roundtable discussion on Stoicism and creativity, featuring myself, Chris Gill, Debbie Joffe-Ellis, and others – you can watch or listen here
Interview with Groundwork For The Metaphysics of MGTOW channel: the nature of anger, dealing with “red pill rage”, resources in Aristotelian and Stoic philosophy for managing anger – watch here
Interview with Groundwork For The Metaphysics of MGTOW channel: friendship, being a good friend, obligations in friendships, how and when to end a friendships – watch here