About John Kaag and John Traphagan

John Kaag is Professor and Chair of Philosophy at UMass Lowell and External Professor at the Santa Fe Institute. John W. Traphagan, Ph.D. is Professor and Mitsubishi Heavy Industries Fellow in the Department of Religious Studies at the University of Texas at Austin, where he is also a professor in the Program in Human Dimensions of Organizations.

NBN Episodes hosted by John Kaag and:

Error, Ego, Humility and Music: A Discussion with Tony Monaco

March 5, 2023

Error, Ego, Humility and Music

Tony Monaco

For today’s episode we welcome jazz organist Tony Monaco to the show. Tony is a master of the Hammond B3 and has collaborated with many other great j…

Bioethics, Humility, and Responsibility: A Conversation with Arthur Caplan

February 13, 2023

Bioethics, Humility, and Responsibility

Arthur Caplan

For this episode we welcome Dr. Arthur Caplan, who is currently the Drs. William F. and Virginia Connolly Mitty Professor and founding head of the Div…

Otherness, Disability, and Beauty: A Conversation with Pulitzer finalist Chloé Cooper Jones

January 31, 2023

Otherness, Disability, and Beauty

Chloé Cooper Jones

This episode of How To Be Wrong is about humility, beauty and the ways in which our society dictates the nature and boundaries of what is deemed beaut…

The Editor and Humility: A Conversation with the NYT's Peter Catapano

January 23, 2023

The Editor and Humility

Peter Catapano

In this episode we talk with New York Times Opinion Section Editor Peter Catapano, who has edited and published more than 1,000 pieces in The Times an…

Neoliberalism and Higher Education

January 8, 2023

Neoliberalism and Higher Education

Frank Fear, Claire Polster, and Rubén Martinez

This episode is a roundtable discussion on the influence of the neoliberal project on higher education. Our guests are Professor Emeritus Frank Fear …