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March 26, 2014
A Walk in the Woods with Robert...
This podcast is a short excerpt from Emerson Redux, a full hour show on Ralph Waldo Emerson created in 2006. We all half-know Emerson by the other writers he gathered around...|
March 26, 2014
Robert Richardson on Emerson’s Apostasy
This podcast is a short excerpt from Emerson Redux, a full hour show on Ralph Waldo Emerson from 2006. Ralph Waldo Emerson followed his father’s footsteps into the Unitarian ministry...|
December 31, 2006
William James: Son, Brother, Hero
The quick-silver mind of William James -- "incandescent, tormented, mercurial" were his wife's words for a scientist and philosopher who fancied chaos, chance and direct experience -- leaps off the...|
June 19, 2015
Under The Algerian Sun: Camus and Daoud
It’s the rare writer who can pick up where Albert Camus — master of midcentury philosophy and fiction — left off in the modern classic, The Outsider (formerly translated as...|
November 12, 2010
Kwame Anthony Appiah: How to Make a...
Kwame Anthony Appiah in The Honor Code is inviting all of us to pick the “moral revolution” of our dreams and let him show us how to get big results...|
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Our podcast with Sven Beckert, whose new book, Empire of Cotton, is an exhilarating, 250-year profile of the commodity that came to model and drive modern capitalism. |
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