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Tales of Enlightenment

Is American culture locked in a death spiral? Have we misused the gifts of the Enlightenment? These are some of the questions EconTalk host Russ Roberts invited this week's guest to explore. Richard Reinsch, host of the Liberty Law Talk...

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Phillipson on Adam Smith

Nicholas Phillipson, author of Adam Smith: An Enlightened Life, talks to EconTalk host Russ Roberts about the life of Adam Smith. Drawing on his recent biography of Smith, Phillipson discusses his intellectual roots, his intellectual journey, and what we know...

Tales of Enlightenment

Is American culture locked in a death spiral? Have we misused the gifts of the Enlightenment? These are some of the questions EconTalk host Russ Roberts invited this week's guest to explore. Richard Reinsch, host of the Liberty Law Talk podcast and editor of Law and Liberty joined Russ for a wide-ranging conversation o...

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Richard Reinsch on the Enlightenment, Tradition, a...

Richard Reinsch, editor of Law and Liberty and the host of the podcast Liberty Law Talk, talks with EconTalk host Russ Roberts about the Enlightenment. Topics discussed include the search for meaning, the stability of liberalism, the rise of populism, and Solzhenitsyn's indictment of Western values from his Harvard Com...

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We have overhauled the design of EconTalk. Besides looking fresher with lots of nice graphic stuff, we've added some features you've been asking for. You can rate episodes from one to five stars, play an episode at different speeds, and the whole experience should work nicely on your phone. We've also redesigned ...

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Farming for the Climate...and our Guts

In this week's episode, Moises Velasquez-Manoff discusses the large scale potential of soil absorbing carbon from the air and of parasites cleaning our guts, delighting Russ Roberts (and listeners) with examples of complicated, non-obvious relationships, the seen and the unseen, unintended consequences, and more. W...

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