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.

http://www.conversationswithtyler.com

Eine durchschnittliche Folge dieses Podcasts dauert 1h2m. Bisher sind 104 Folge(n) erschienen. Alle zwei Wochen gibt es eine neue Folge dieses Podcasts
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episode 92: Emily St. John Mandel on Fact, Fiction, and the Familiar


How film and literature can help us navigate reality.


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episode 91: Ross Douthat on Decadence and Dynamism


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


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   1h7m
 
 

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?


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   1h19m
 
 

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.


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 2020-03-04  1h18m
 
 

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


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


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 2020-02-26  56m
 
 

episode 87: Tim Harford on Persuasion and Popular Economics


Why storytelling is still underrated.


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 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?


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 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.


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 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?


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 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.


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 2019-12-30  1h2m