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 1h1m. Bisher sind 86 Folge(n) erschienen. Dieser Podcast erscheint jede zweite Woche


episode 67: Ezekiel Emanuel on the Practice of Medicine, Policy, and Life

He's worked at the highest levels of medicine, policy and academia. But the intense interest in jam and chocolate might be most impressive.


 2019-05-22  1h2m

episode 66: Karl Ove Knausgård on Literary Freedom

Knausgård's real struggle is answering all of Tyler's questions.


 2019-05-08  1h0m

episode 65: Margaret Atwood on Canada, Writing, and Invention

Turns out, Canada is really big.


 2019-04-24  1h14m

episode 64: Ed Boyden on Minding your Brain

Ed Boyden builds the tools and technologies that help us think about the brain, an organ we still know surprisingly little about.


 2019-04-10  1h3m

episode 63: Emily Wilson on Translations and Language

The literary translator's toolkit must include pen, paper, various dictionaries, a big desk, and a huge orange cat.


 2019-03-20  56m

episode 62: Raghuram Rajan on Understanding Community

What does the certified electrical engineer, turned economist think about the three pillars of our society?


 2019-03-13  56m

episode 61: Sam Altman on Loving Community, Hating Coworking, and the Hunt for Talent

He's renowned for assessing talent - so would he fund Peter Parker? How about Bruce Wayne?


 2019-02-27  1h8m

episode 60: Jordan Peterson on Mythology, Fame, and Reading People

And what the Intellectual Dark Web gets wrong.


 2019-02-13  53m

episode 59: Noel Johnson and Mark Koyama on *Persecution and Toleration*

How did religious freedom emerge - and why did it arrive so late?


 2019-01-30  1h16m

episode 58: Larissa MacFarquhar on Getting Inside Someone's Head

One of the best profile writers working today shares what motivates her work.


 2019-01-16  1h0m