Conversations with Tyler

Tyler Cowen engages today’s deepest thinkers in wide-ranging explorations of their work, the world, and everything in between. New conversations every other Wednesday. Subscribe wherever you get your podcasts.

Eine durchschnittliche Folge dieses Podcasts dauert 1h2m. Bisher sind 104 Folge(n) erschienen. Alle zwei Wochen gibt es eine neue Folge dieses Podcasts

episode 92: Emily St. John Mandel on Fact, Fiction, and the Familiar

How film and literature can help us navigate reality.



episode 91: Ross Douthat on Decadence and Dynamism

What social forces are trending toward stagnation—and how can we stop them?



episode 90: Russ Roberts and Tyler on COVID-19

Tyler and Russ Roberts joined forces for a special livestreamed conversation on COVID-19. How are they both adjusting to social isolation?



episode 89: John McWhorter on Linguistics, Music, and Race (Live at Mason)

Who can you ask about the Great American Songbook, the finer Jell-O flavors, and peculiar languages like Saramaccan all while expecting the same kind of fast, thoughtful, and energetic response? Listeners of Lexicon Valley know the answer.


 2020-03-04  1h18m

episode 88: Garett Jones on Democracy (More or Less)

And, as always, what can we learn from Singapore?


 2020-02-26  56m

episode 87: Tim Harford on Persuasion and Popular Economics

Why storytelling is still underrated.


 2020-02-12  59m

episode 86: Ezra Klein on Why We’re Polarized

Ezra’s written his first book! But is the publishing of it overrated?


 2020-01-22  1h10m

episode 85: Reid Hoffman on Systems, Levers, and Quixotic Quests

Have someone named “Quixotic” on your network? It might be Reid Hoffman.


 2020-01-15  1h0m

episode 84: Slavoj Žižek on His Stubborn Attachment to Communism

Why not leave the label behind and join Tyler at a Singapore food stall?


 2020-01-08  1h26m

episode 83: Abhijit Banerjee on Theory, Practice, and India

Tyler’s former grad school classmate has made quite a name for himself.


 2019-12-30  1h2m