Biology and Evolution

Biology and Evolution

episodes

Interviews with biologists and evolutionary scientists about their new books.

At Every Depth: Our Growing Knowledge of the Changing Oceans

May 16, 2024

At Every Depth

Tessa Hill and Eric Simons
Carl Zimmer, "Life's Edge: The Search For What it Means to be Alive" (Dutton, 2022)

May 10, 2024

Life's Edge

Carl Zimmer
Hosted by Renee Garfinkel
Environmental Studies

Environmental Studies

episodes

Interviews with scholars of the environment about their new books.

Cathy Stanton, "Food Margins: Lessons from an Unlikely Grocer" (U Massachusetts Press, 2024)

May 23, 2024

Food Margins

Cathy Stanton
Hosted by Brian Hamilton
Sunaura Taylor, "Disabled Ecologies: Lessons from a Wounded Desert" (U California Press, 2024)

May 21, 2024

Disabled Ecologies

Sunaura Taylor
Hosted by Clayton Jarrard
History of Science

History of Science

episodes

Interviews with historians of science about their new books.

Bernardo Kastrup, "Analytic Idealism in a Nutshell: A Straightforward Summary of the 21st Century's Only Plausible Metaphysics" (Iff Books, 2024)

May 24, 2024

Analytic Idealism in a Nutshell

Bernardo Kastrup
Hosted by Raj Balkaran
Assaf Tamari, "God as Patient: The Medical Discourse of Lurianic Kabbalah" (Magnes Press, 2023)

May 20, 2024

God as Patient

Assaf Tamari
Hosted by Yakir Englander
Mathematics

Mathematics

episodes

Interviews with mathematicians about their new books.

Thomas A. Garrity, "All the Math You Missed (But Need to Know for Graduate School)" (Cambridge UP, 2021)

May 10, 2024

All the Math You Missed

Thomas A. Garrity
Hosted by Cory Brunson
Kevin Lambert, "Symbols and Things: Material Mathematics in the Eighteenth and Nineteenth Centuries" (U Pittsburgh Press, 2021)

April 15, 2024

Symbols and Things

Kevin Lambert
Hosted by Cory Brunson
Medicine

Medicine

episodes

Interviews with doctors and scholars of medicine about their new books.

Assaf Tamari, "God as Patient: The Medical Discourse of Lurianic Kabbalah" (Magnes Press, 2023)

May 20, 2024

God as Patient

Assaf Tamari
Hosted by Yakir Englander
Neuroscience

Neuroscience

episodes

Interviews with neuroscientists about their new books

Luis H. H. Favela, "The Ecological Brain: Unifying the Sciences of Brain, Body, and Environment" (Routledge, 2024)

May 10, 2024

The Ecological Brain

Luis H. H. Favela
Hosted by Carrie Figdor
Christian Hansel, "Memory Makes the Brain: The Biological Machinery That Uses Experiences To Shape Individual Brains" (World Scientific, 2021)

April 30, 2024

Memory Makes the Brain

Christian Hansel
Physics and Chemistry

Physics and Chemistry

episodes

Interviews with physicist and chemists about their new books.

Bernardo Kastrup, "Analytic Idealism in a Nutshell: A Straightforward Summary of the 21st Century's Only Plausible Metaphysics" (Iff Books, 2024)

May 24, 2024

Analytic Idealism in a Nutshell

Bernardo Kastrup
Hosted by Raj Balkaran
Kevin Lambert, "Symbols and Things: Material Mathematics in the Eighteenth and Nineteenth Centuries" (U Pittsburgh Press, 2021)

April 15, 2024

Symbols and Things

Kevin Lambert
Hosted by Cory Brunson
Psychoanalysis

Psychoanalysis

episodes

Interviews with psychoanalysts about their new books.

Betty Milan, "Analyzed by Lacan: A Personal Account" (Bloomsbury, 2023)

April 15, 2024

Analyzed by Lacan

Betty Milan
Hosted by Matthew Pieknik
Doris Brothers and Jon Sletvold, "A New Vision of Psychoanalytic Theory, Practice and Supervision: Talking Bodies" (Routledge, 2023)

March 5, 2024

A New Vision of Psychoanalytic Theory, Practice and Supervision

Doris Brothers and Jon Sletvold
Hosted by Helena Vissing
Psychology

Psychology

episodes

Interviews with psychologists and scholars of psychology about their new books.

Mona Simion, "Resistance to Evidence" (Cambridge UP, 2024)

May 19, 2024

Resistance to Evidence

Mona Simion
Luis H. H. Favela, "The Ecological Brain: Unifying the Sciences of Brain, Body, and Environment" (Routledge, 2024)

May 10, 2024

The Ecological Brain

Luis H. H. Favela
Hosted by Carrie Figdor
Public Health

Public Health

episodes

Interviews with scholars of public health about their new books

Sarah Cassella, "Global Risks and International Law: The Case of Climate Change and Pandemics" (Brill/Nijhoff, 2023)

May 20, 2024

Global Risks and International Law

Sarah Cassella
Hosted by Daniel Lucas
Ryan Reft, "Heroin and Chocolate City: Black Community Responses to Drug Addiction in the Nation’s Capital, 1967-1973" (2024)

May 20, 2024

Heroin and Chocolate City

Ryan Reft
Hosted by Emily Dufton
Science

Science

episodes

Interviews with scientists about their new books.

Mona Simion, "Resistance to Evidence" (Cambridge UP, 2024)

May 19, 2024

Resistance to Evidence

Mona Simion
At Every Depth: Our Growing Knowledge of the Changing Oceans

May 16, 2024

At Every Depth

Tessa Hill and Eric Simons
Science, Technology, and Society

Science, Technology, and Society

episodes

Interviews with scholars of science, technology and society about their new books.

American Innovation, American Vitality: A Conversation with Chris Buskirk

May 22, 2024

American Innovation, American Vitality

Christopher Buskirk
Hosted by Annika Nordquist
Daniel P. Ott, "Harvesting History: McCormick's Reaper, Heritage Branding, and Historical Forgery" (U Nebraska Press, 2023)

May 20, 2024

Harvesting History

Daniel P. Ott
Hosted by Stephen Hausmann
Systems and Cybernetics

Systems and Cybernetics

episodes

Interviews with scholars of systems and cybernetics about their new books.

Pete Barbrook-Johnson and Alexandra S. Penn, "Systems Mapping: How to Build and Use Causal Models of Systems" (Palgrave MacMillan, 2022)

January 20, 2024

Systems Mapping

Pete Barbrook-Johnson and Alexandra S. Penn
Hosted by Kevin Lindsay
Matthew O. Jackson, "The Human Network: How Your Social Position Determines Your Power, Beliefs, and Behaviors" (Vintage, 2019)

January 5, 2024

The Human Network

Matthew O. Jackson
Hosted by Peter Lorentzen
Technology

Technology

episodes

Interviews with technologists and scholars of technology about their new books.

Daniel P. Ott, "Harvesting History: McCormick's Reaper, Heritage Branding, and Historical Forgery" (U Nebraska Press, 2023)

May 20, 2024

Harvesting History

Daniel P. Ott
Hosted by Stephen Hausmann
Rob Drew, "Unspooled: How the Cassette Made Music Shareable" (Duke UP, 2023)

May 20, 2024

Unspooled

Rob Drew
Hosted by Miranda Melcher