Posted:Jul 8, 2015
The Wright Show | Jul 8, 2015 | Robert Wright & Rebecca Newberger Goldstein
Daniel Kaufman and Robert Wright compare the views of Elon Musk, George Berkeley, and David Hume on the reality of the external world. Plus: One damned thing after another.
Daniel Kaufman and Kevin Currie-Knight air their worries about the young intellectual Coleman Hughes’ career path.
John Horgan dives into quantum mechanics and the mind-body problem with science writer Amanda Gefter.
Daniel Kaufman and Megan Fritts debate the contemporary relevance of philosophy of religion.
Philosophers Daniel Kaufman and Robert Gressis discuss whether the fame of prominent philosophers is justified by the quality of their work.
John Horgan and science writer/physicist Michael Brooks explore the blurry line between science and pseudoscience.
Daniel Kaufman and Milton Lawson discuss Hitchens’ influence on Milton’s comic book, Thompson Heller: Detective Interstellar.
Philosophers Daniel Kaufman and Joshua Rasmussen debate whether an all-encompassing epistemology is attainable.
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Robert Wright and Massimo Pigliucci discuss the evolution of intelligence and biological complexity.