In this episode we discuss Jason's new book, The Nature of Human Persons, whether humans have a soul, the relationship of the mind and body, what constitutes death, the possibility of resurrection, and the possibility of alien life.
Jim Madden on Technology, Academia, and Aliens
In this episode we talk with Jim Madden about risk asymmetries in modern academia, Heidegger's critique of technology and how technology shapes humanity's relationship with the world, aliens, the philosophy of mind, and the importance of having skin in the game.
Stefany Nieto on Psychedelics
In this episode our host I. J. Makan talks to Stefany about the founding of Green Iglua and Gwella, the psychology of psychedelics and paranormal experience, the war on drugs and the future of medicinal psychedelics, and more.
Amos Dowber on Tradition and the Sources of Western Culture
In this episode, our editor in chief, I.J. Makan, talks to editor, Amos Dowber, about the importance of tradition in communicating knowledge, tradition vs traditionalism, the middle eastern sources of "Western culture," political violence, and the political co-opting of religion.
Lyman Stone on Population, Demographics, and the Future of North America
Lyman Stone is is an Adjunct Fellow at the American Enterprise Institute and a Research Fellow at the Institute for Family Studies. Lyman has been a consultant for businesses on demographic trends, a Lutheran missionary in Hong Kong, and an agricultural economist at USDA’s Foreign Agricultural Service. He has an MA in international trade policy from the George Washington University.