Two More Excerpts from Maps of Meaning: The Architecture of Belief

2018-06-19T15:17:29+00:00

As I mentioned in my last blog post, Three Excerpts from Maps of Meaning, I recently recorded an audio version of Maps of Meaning: The Architecture of Belief (Routledge, 1999), now available at Audible. I believe that the audio version will make the book much more accessible, as I was able

Two More Excerpts from Maps of Meaning: The Architecture of Belief2018-06-19T15:17:29+00:00

Three Excerpts from Maps of Meaning: The Architecture of Belief

2018-06-14T09:09:23+00:00

I recently recorded an audio version of Maps of Meaning: The Architecture of Belief (Routledge, 1999), now available at Audible. I believe that the audio version will make the book much more accessible, as I was able to highlight the meaning of the more complex sections with careful intonation. You

Three Excerpts from Maps of Meaning: The Architecture of Belief2018-06-14T09:09:23+00:00

#52 – Munk Debate: Political Correctness

2018-07-06T09:07:44+00:00

The resolution? "What you call political correctness, I call progress…" On May 18th, the redoubtable Stephen Fry (self-admitted soft leftie) and I debated the duo of academic, author and radio host Michael Eric Dyson (https://bit.ly/2IzKSZz) and blogger/author Michelle Goldberg (https://bit.ly/2wVOTBZ). A press release describing the

#52 – Munk Debate: Political Correctness2018-07-06T09:07:44+00:00

Response to Vox “Feminist Philosopher” Dr. Kate Manne of Cornell

2018-06-08T06:13:38+00:00

On June 6, journalist Sean Illing (email posted on Vox: sean.illing@vox.com) interviewed Assistant Professor of Philosophy (Cornell Philosophy Department) Dr. Kate Manne (the “feminist philosopher”) (Dr Kate Manne's Website) about me and my work. I have decided, in general, not to respond to such pieces, unless (1) they are extremely

Response to Vox “Feminist Philosopher” Dr. Kate Manne of Cornell2018-06-08T06:13:38+00:00

#51 – Russell Brand

2018-07-06T09:14:55+00:00

Russell Brand talked with me in London. This was our second conversation (the first was in LA a few months ago: www.youtube.com/watch?v=kL61yQgdWeM). I thought we had a good discussion then, but I think this one was better. We met in London about two weeks ago (in

#51 – Russell Brand2018-07-06T09:14:55+00:00

#50 – Dr. Richard Haier: The Neuroscience of Intelligence

2018-07-06T09:13:03+00:00

There is almost nothing more important to understand about people than intelligence. It can be measured more accurately than anything else in the social sciences. It differs tremendously and importantly between individuals. It is the single most important determinant of life success. It's very existence,

#50 – Dr. Richard Haier: The Neuroscience of Intelligence2018-07-06T09:13:03+00:00

#49 – Steven Pinker: Enlightenment Now

2018-05-28T14:39:16+00:00

I spoke with Harvard's Dr. Steven Pinker about the immense improvements in human living conditions that are now happening with amazing speed almost everywhere in the world -- as detailed in his new book, Enlightenment Now (https://amzn.to/2jDwv7D) -- a careful, clear-headed and data-driven defense of

#49 – Steven Pinker: Enlightenment Now2018-05-28T14:39:16+00:00
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