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Tomas Sedlacek is an economist and philosopher.
He is author of Economics of Good and Evil (OUP, 2009) that was translated into 21 languages and won many prestigious prices in economic literature for original philosophical contribution to economics. He was a member of the Program Council of New Economic Thinking of WEF that meets in Davos and advised EC president Barroso on New Narrative for Europe. Now he works for the largest Czech bank as a chief macroeconomic strategist.

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CzechMate Tomas Sedlacek

    • Philosophy

Tomas Sedlacek is an economist and philosopher.
He is author of Economics of Good and Evil (OUP, 2009) that was translated into 21 languages and won many prestigious prices in economic literature for original philosophical contribution to economics. He was a member of the Program Council of New Economic Thinking of WEF that meets in Davos and advised EC president Barroso on New Narrative for Europe. Now he works for the largest Czech bank as a chief macroeconomic strategist.

Production by Tereza Slapotova
Cover art by vajco.cz

    Corona virus vs. Digital virus

    Corona virus vs. Digital virus

    What do you think would be worse? Virus attacking our complex technology network? Or virus attacking our health and society?

    • 6 min
    Corona edition

    Corona edition

    12 topics of the crisis

    • 11 min
    Conspiracy Theorie as a Religion

    Conspiracy Theorie as a Religion

    Why people believe in conspiracy theories? Where is a line between conspiracy theory and religion? 

    • 11 min
    The Economy as a Belief

    The Economy as a Belief

    Is the Economy naked? What Monopoly teaches us about the economy? 

    Those are questions for a new episode of CzechMate.  

    • 9 min
    Critical thinking - How above is really bellow

    Critical thinking - How above is really bellow

    What do you imagine under term "critical thinking"? Are stars really above your head? 

    Listen to the new episode of CzechMate.

    • 10 min
    Will machines desire instead of us?

    Will machines desire instead of us?

    Will machines not just work instead of us, but desire instead of us as well? Will algorithm be able to know you better than your mum?

    Listen to the new opisode of my podcast CzechMate.

    • 10 min

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