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.
Episodes with Smash Notes
How to model social progress.
Does anyone have a right to sex?
Doing battle with the demons that come with density .
The problems COVID-19 revealed in our institutions—and how to fix them.
Why are so few intellectuals comfortable with life out on a limb?
We don’t study the past for its own sake.
Why none of us can escape shelter insecurity.
How ecology and selection drive avian evolution.
Why personal experience is underrated.
Plus, the defining human attribute visible from galaxies far, far away.
How shared objectives can flip risks into value creation.
Meet the startup founder disrupting the banking industry in Argentina and Mexico