Agnes and Robin talk, try to connect, often fail, but sometimes don't.

Season 2

8. Asceticism

2 December 2021

67min

7. Autodidact

2 December 2021

58min

6. Rot

30 November 2021

60min

5. Foreplay

30 November 2021

60min

4. Reform

30 November 2021

58min

3. Aliens

23 November 2021

63min

2. Purposes

22 November 2021

60min

1. Curiosity

22 November 2021

64min

Season 1

10. Distant Signals

22 September 2021

49min

9. Hidden Motives

6 August 2021

66min

8. Prediction Markets

6 August 2021

63min

7. Aspiration

5 August 2021

65min

6. Pink and Purple

4 August 2021

66min

5. Punishment

4 August 2021

69min

4. Paternalism

4 August 2021

69min

3. Future Generations

3 August 2021

64min

2. Plagiarism

30 July 2021

60min

1. Paradox of Honesty

30 July 2021

70min

About the podcast

Robin Hanson and Agnes Callard

Imagine two smart curious friendly and basically truth-seeking people, but from very different intellectual traditions. Traditions with different tools, priorities, and ground rules. What would they discuss? Would they talk past each other? Make any progress? Would anyone want to hear them? Economist Robin Hanson and philosopher Agnes Callard decided to find out.