Marshall PoeNov 22, 2021
Marshall Poe on Getting Post-Soviet Russia Wrong
New Books Network 2021
In this episode of How To Be Wrong we talk with Marshall Poe, founder and head of the New Books Network, about his work as an historian of Russia and his ideas about making mistakes as a researcher. The interview explores Marshall’s own experience with error and his ideas about the relationship between uncertainty, truth, and expertise.
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.