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.

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episode 78: Henry Farrell on Weaponized Interdependence, Big Tech, and Playing with Ideas

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episode 77: Ben Westhoff on Synthetic Drugs, Dive Bars, and the Evolution of Rap

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episode 76: Alain Bertaud on Cities, Markets, and People

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episode 75: Samantha Power on Learning How to Make a Difference

Power's chronicled genocide, but the memoir may have been the hardest thing she's had to write.


 11 September 2019  1h6m

episode 74: Hollis Robbins on 19th Century Life and Literature

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episode 73: Masha Gessen on the Ins and Outs of Russia

And what did The Americans get right that Chernobyl missed?


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episode 72: Kwame Anthony Appiah on Pictures of the World

What can one learn from farming sheep in New Jersey?


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episode 71: Neal Stephenson on Depictions of Reality

If you want to speculate on the development of tech, no one has a better brain to pick than Neal Stephenson.


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