32 episodes

Erik Torenberg (@eriktorenberg) interviews 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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Erik Torenberg (@eriktorenberg) interviews 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.

    Matt Ridley on the Evolution of Everything

    Matt Ridley on the Evolution of Everything

    Matt Riddley (@mattwridley) joins Erik Torenberg (@eriktorenberg) and Laura Deming (@laurademing) to discuss the Evolution of Everything.

    • 52 min
    Sean Carroll on the Questions of the Universe

    Sean Carroll on the Questions of the Universe

    Sean Carroll (@seanmcarroll) joins Erik Torenberg (@eriktorenberg) and Laura Deming (@laurademing) to discuss humanism, reconciling science and morality, and the role of physics in evolution.

    • 58 min
    Geoffrey West on Scale & Exponential Growth

    Geoffrey West on Scale & Exponential Growth

    Geoffrey West joins Erik Torenberg (@eriktorenberg) and Laura Deming (@laurademing) to discuss scale, exponential growth, and cross pollination in scientific research.

    • 1 hr 1 min
    Raghuram Rajan on Growth and Sustainable Development

    Raghuram Rajan on Growth and Sustainable Development

    Raghuram Rajan (@GRaghuramRajan) joins Erik Torenberg (@eriktorenberg) to discuss his views on growth and sustainable development.

    • 56 min
    Donald Hoffman on The Illusion of Reality

    Donald Hoffman on The Illusion of Reality

    Don Hoffman (@donalddhoffman) joins Erik Torenberg (@eriktorenberg) and Laura Deming (@laurademing) to discuss the Illusion of Reality, Religion, and Morality.

    • 57 min
    Jonathan Pageau on Religion & Society

    Jonathan Pageau on Religion & Society

    Jonathan Pageau (@PageauJonathan) joins Erik Torenberg (@eriktorenberg) to discuss his views on religion and society.

    • 1 hr 5 min

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