48 episodes

Erik Torenberg (@eriktorenberg) and Patrick Blumenthal (@PatrickJBlum) interview some of the world's leading economists, political scientists, and philosophers to discuss their ideas and what they mean for society, technology, and the economy.

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    • Society & Culture
    • 4.8 • 8 Ratings

Erik Torenberg (@eriktorenberg) and Patrick Blumenthal (@PatrickJBlum) interview some of the world's leading economists, political scientists, and philosophers to discuss their ideas and what they mean for society, technology, and the economy.

    Wes Yang on the Culture War

    Wes Yang on the Culture War

    • 3 hr 18 min
    Eric Cline on 1177 B.C. & The Late Bronze Age

    Eric Cline on 1177 B.C. & The Late Bronze Age

    Eric Cline (@digkabri) joins Erik Torenberg (@eriktorenberg) and Patrick Blumenthal (@patrickjblum) to discuss 1177 B.C. and the late Bronze Age.

    • 59 min
    Ole Jacob Madsen on The Therapeutic Turn

    Ole Jacob Madsen on The Therapeutic Turn

    Ole Jacob Madsen joins Erik Torenberg (@eriktorenberg) to discuss his book "The Therapeutic Turn" and the rise of therapy culture.

    • 1 hr 21 min
    Stephen Hicks on Postmodernism

    Stephen Hicks on Postmodernism

    Stephen Hicks (@SRCHicks) joins Erik Torenberg (@eriktorenberg) to discuss postmodernism.

    • 1 hr 18 min
    Adrian Goldsworthy on Ancient Rome

    Adrian Goldsworthy on Ancient Rome

    Adrian Goldsworthy joins Erik Torenberg (@eriktorenberg) and Patrick Blumenthal (@patrickjblum) to discuss ancient Rome.

    • 55 min
    Deirdre McCloskey on Innovism vs. Capitalism

    Deirdre McCloskey on Innovism vs. Capitalism

    Deirdre McCloskey (@DeirdreMcClosk) joins Erik Torenberg (@eriktorenberg) to discuss "innovism" vs. capitalism.

    • 1 hr 13 min

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