The Men Who Started a Thinking Revolution

Freakonomics Radio | 5 January 2017 | 0h 35m | Listen Later  | Spotify
Daniel Kahneman has died at 90 (NY Times obituary). This 2017 interview with Michael Lewis about his book The Undoing Project explains how his work with Amos Tversky redefined how the human mind works and explains how the behavioral economics that they started has had a profound effect on academia, governments, and society at large.

See other episodes with Daniel Kahneman.

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The Vanishing Mr. Feynman

Freakonomics Radio | 15 February 2024 | 1h 01m | Listen Later | Podcasts | Spotify
Part 3 of a three-part series on the life and work of Richard Feynman. Uses interviews with family, friends and physicists, along with recordings of Feynman in his own words, to describe the curious, brilliant, and vanishing Mr Feynman.

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The Brilliant Mr. Feynman

Freakonomics Radio | 8 February 2024 | 0h 52m | Listen Later | Podcasts | Spotify
Part 2 of a three-part series on the life and work of Richard Feynman. Uses interviews with family, friends and physicists, along with recordings of Feynman in his own words, to describe the curious, brilliant, and vanishing Mr Feynman.

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The Curious Mr. Feynman

Freakonomics Radio | 1 February 2024 | 1h 02m | Listen Later | Podcasts | Spotify
Part 1 of a three-part series on the life and work of Richard Feynman. Uses interviews with family, friends and physicists, along with recordings of Feynman in his own words, to describe the curious, brilliant, and vanishing Mr Feynman.

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“A Low Moment in Higher Education”

Freakonomics Radio | 25 January 2024 | 0h 47m | Listen Later | Podcasts | Spotify
Interview with Michael Roth about his LA Times opinion piece College presidents are supposed to be moral leaders, not evasive bureaucrats. Discusses the role of university president, morality, antisemitism, free speech, and more.

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Is Migration a Basic Human Right?

Freakonomics Radio | Day Month 2024 | 0h ??m | Listen Later | Podcasts | Spotify
Freakonomics examination of the argument for open borders, finding it both compelling and deeply problematic.

See also other immigration posts.

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Why Are People So Mad at Michael Lewis?

Freakonomics Radio | 14 December 2023 | 1h 00m | Listen Later | Podcasts | Spotify
Interview with Michael Lewis about his book Going Infinite: The Rise and Fall of a New Tycoon. Discusses Sam Bankman-Fried and the downfall of FTX, why the critics that say he was too easy on S.B.F. are wrong, and what it’s like to watch your book get turned into a courtroom drama.

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When Did Marriage Become a Luxury Good?

Freakonomics Radio | 21 September 2023 | 1h 02m | Listen Later | Podcasts | Spotify
Interview with Melissa Kearney about her book The Two-Parent Privilege: How Americans Stopped Getting Married and Started Falling Behind. Describes the problem of changing marriage patterns and the benefits of growing up in a two-parent household – and argues that it’s time for liberals to face these facts.

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