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July 26, 2014 — John Horgan & George Johnson
Prominent physicists bash philosophy
Can materialism explain consciousness?
The problem with Lawrence Krauss's "universe from nothing"
Why "mathematical mysticism" leaves John cold
Are mathematical truths discovered or invented?
Environmentalists who want more energy usage
March 23, 2018 — Robert Wright & Massimo Pigliucci
The Wright Show
Massimo's new edited volume, Science Unlimited?: The Challenges of Scientism
What is scientism?
Science and the challenge of studying subjective experience
And about those pesky fundamental questions of existence...
How philosophical thought underpins all research methodology
Massimo: Core concepts across science have competing interpretations
The importance of distinguishing "is" from "ought
What neuroscience can never explain about human consciousness
September 01, 2015 — Robert Wright & David Corn
The Wright Show
How David finds meaning in his life
Why does God have to be perfect?
David: I like when politicians talk about their faith
Imagining David Corn, coal company CEO
The upsides of tribalism
How to leave a meaningful legacy
February 05, 2019 — Stephen Asma & Rami Gabriel
What is metaphysics, and did it get derailed?
The desire to live in a universe that "makes sense"
How the human lifespan limits our scope of understanding
Why we're drawn to metaphysical questions
Why younger generations are choosing the supernatural and spiritual over traditional religion
Metaphysics as a means of organizing the sublime
Is the feeling of awe older than humanity itself?
The uncertain future of metaphysics
May 31, 2016 — Daniel Kaufman & Massimo Pigliucci
Massimo's new book, The Nature of Philosophy
Two ways that philosophy and science progress
Logic, mathematics, and the physical world
Does physics depend on mathematics too much?
Comparing mathematics to games and fiction
Why does mathematics describe the real world so well?
August 17, 2014 — Daniel Kaufman & Massimo Pigliucci
The case against "scientism"
Quantum mechanics can't help us understand a dollar bill
What's the point of knowledge?
Beyond the Enlightenment
What is science, exactly?
Extrascientific ways of knowing
September 24, 2017 — Nikita Petrov & Tony Ortega
Former Scientology executive Marty Rathbun's private conflict with the Church
New breakthroughs in media coverage of Scientology
How the Church swiftly conquered US law and the IRS
What makes Scientology different from other religions?
How L. Ron Hubbard invented a reality for his followers
Why Scientology isn't concerned with the apocalypse
The Church's beef with professional psychology
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