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Podcast Profile: Minds Almost Meeting

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Site: mindsalmostmeeting.com
70 episodes
2021 to present
Average episode: 64 minutes
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Categories: Philosophy+/Philosophyish/Ideas/Etc. • Two Hosts

Podcaster's summary: 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.

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List Updated: 2024-Apr-14 06:08 UTC. Episodes: 70. Feedback: @TrueSciPhi.

Episodes
2024-Apr-11 • 64 minutes
3 Body Problem (Agnes Callard & Robin Hanson, with Arnold Brooks)
Minds Almost Meeting: Season 8, Episode 8. | View the transcript for this episode here: ⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠https://mindsa⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠lmostmeeting... | 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. | Visit the ...
2024-Apr-03 • 63 minutes
Corpses (Robin Hanson & Agnes Callard)
Minds Almost Meeting: Season 8, Episode 7. | View the transcript for this episode here: ⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠https://mindsa⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠lmostmeeting... | 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. | Visit the ...
2024-Mar-27 • 62 minutes
Nostalgia (Agnes Callard & Robin Hanson)
Minds Almost Meeting: Season 8, Episode 6. | View the transcript for this episode here: ⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠https://mindsa⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠lmostmeeting.... | 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. | Visit the ...
2024-Mar-20 • 60 minutes
Resentment (Robin Hanson & Agnes Callard)
Minds Almost Meeting: Season 8, Episode 5. | View the transcript for this episode here: ⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠https://mindsa⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠lmostmeeting.... | 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. | Visit the ...
2024-Mar-14 • 66 minutes
Social miracles (Agnes Callard & Robin Hanson)
Minds Almost Meeting: Season 8, Episode 4. | View the transcript for this episode here: ⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠https://mindsa⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠lmostmeeting.c... | 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. | Visit the ...
2024-Mar-07 • 59 minutes
Consumerism (Robin Hanson & Agnes Callard)
Minds Almost Meeting: Season 8, Episode 3. | View the transcript for this episode here: ⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠https://mindsa⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠lmostmeeting.com... | 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. | Visit the ...
2024-Feb-28 • 67 minutes
Disagreement and alienation (Agnes Callard & Robin Hanson, with Berislav Marušić)
Minds Almost Meeting: Season 8, Episode 2. | View the transcript for this episode here: ⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠https://mindsalmostmeeting.com/epi... | 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. | Visit the ...
2024-Feb-21 • 63 minutes
Evidence order bias (Robin Hanson & Agnes Callard)
Minds Almost Meeting: Season 8, Episode 1. | View the transcript for this episode here: ⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠https://mindsalmostmeeting.com/epi... | 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. | Visit the ...
2023-Nov-16 • 66 minutes
Theoretical vs. Practical Reason (Agnes Callard & Robin Hanson, with Laura Deming)
View the transcript for this episode here: ⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠https://mindsalmostmeeting.com/epis... | 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. | Visit the Minds Almost Meeting website here: ⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠...
2023-Nov-09 • 56 minutes
Psychoanalysis (Robin Hanson & Agnes Callard, with Jamieson Webster)
View the transcript for this episode here: ⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠https://mindsalmostmeeting... | 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. | Visit the Minds Almost Meeting website here: ⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠...
2023-Nov-02 • 59 minutes
Inspiration (Agnes Callard & Robin Hanson)
View the transcript for this episode here: ⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠https://mindsalmostmeetin... | 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. | Visit the Minds Almost Meeting website here: ⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠...
2023-Oct-12 • 62 minutes
Respect (Robin Hanson & Agnes Callard)
View the transcript for this episode here: ⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠https://mindsalmostmeeting... | 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. | Visit the Minds Almost Meeting website here: ⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠...
2023-Oct-05 • 61 minutes
Fighting (Agnes Callard & Robin Hanson)
View the transcript for this episode here: ⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠https://mindsalmostmeeting... | 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. | Visit the Minds Almost Meeting website here: ⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠...
2023-Sep-28 • 63 minutes
Contrarians (Robin Hanson & Agnes Callard, with Aella)
View the transcript for this episode here: ⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠https://mindsalmostmeeting.... | 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. | Visit the Minds Almost Meeting website here: ⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠...
2023-Sep-21 • 63 minutes
Robin's Birthday (Agnes Callard & Robin Hanson, with Arnold Brooks)
View the transcript for this episode here: ⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠https://mindsalmostmeetin... | 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. | Visit the Minds Almost Meeting website here: ⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠...
2023-Sep-13 • 62 minutes
Fertility (Robin Hanson & Agnes Callard)
View the transcript for this episode here: ⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠https://mindsalmostmeeting... | 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. | Visit the Minds Almost Meeting website here: ⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠...
2023-Aug-30 • 58 minutes
Advice (Agnes Callard & Robin Hanson)
View the transcript for this episode here: ⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠https://mindsalmostmeeting.... | 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. | Visit the Minds Almost Meeting website here: ⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠...
2023-Aug-24 • 63 minutes
Interpretation (Robin Hanson & Agnes Callard, with Arnold Brooks)
View the transcript for this episode here: ⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠https://mindsalmostmeeting.c... | 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. | Visit the Minds Almost Meeting website here: ⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠...
2023-Jun-21 • 55 minutes
vibecamp (Agnes Callard & Robin Hanson)
View the transcript for this episode here: ⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠https://mindsalmostmeeting.co... | 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. | Visit the Minds Almost Meeting website here: ⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠...
2023-Jun-14 • 55 minutes
God (Robin Hanson & Agnes Callard)
View the transcript for this episode here: ⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠https://mindsalmostmeeting.com... | 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. | Visit the Minds Almost Meeting website here: ⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠...
2023-Jun-07 • 67 minutes
Moore's Paradox (Agnes Callard & Robin Hanson)
View the transcript for this episode here: ⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠https://mindsalmostmeeting.com/... | 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. | Visit the Minds Almost Meeting website here: ⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠h...
2023-May-31 • 68 minutes
AI Risk (Robin Hanson & Agnes Callard, with David Duvenaud)
View the transcript for this episode here: ⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠https://mindsalmostmeeting.com/e... | 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. | Visit the Minds Almost Meeting website here: ⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠ht...
2023-May-24 • 58 minutes
Partiality (Agnes Callard & Robin Hanson)
View the transcript for this episode here: ⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠https://mindsalmostmeeting.com/ep... | 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. | Visit the Minds Almost Meeting website here: ⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠htt...
2023-May-17 • 75 minutes
Alignment and Competition (Robin Hanson & Agnes Callard)
View the transcript for this episode here: ⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠https://mindsalmostmeeting.com/epi... | 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. | Visit the Minds Almost Meeting website here: ⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠http...
2023-May-10 • 60 minutes
The Urge to Rebel (Agnes Callard & Robin Hanson)
View the transcript for this episode here: ⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠https://mindsalmostmeeting.com/epis... | 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. | Visit the Minds Almost Meeting website here: ⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠https...
2023-May-03 • 50 minutes
The Etiquette of Equality (Robin Hanson & Agnes Callard)
View the transcript for this episode here: ⁠⁠⁠⁠https://mindsalmostmeeting.com/episo... | 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. | Visit the Minds Almost Meeting website here: ⁠⁠⁠⁠https:...
2023-Apr-26 • 60 minutes
Transformative Choices (Agnes Callard & Robin Hanson)
View the transcript for this episode here: https://mindsalmostmeeting.com/episodes/transformative-choices... | 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. | Visit the Minds Almost Meeting we...
2023-Apr-19 • 69 minutes
Edgelord Energy (Robin Hanson & Agnes Callard, with Rory from The Violet Hour)
View the transcript for this episode here: ⁠⁠https://mindsalmostmeeting.com/episode... | 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. | Visit the Minds Almost Meeting website here: ⁠⁠https://...
2023-Mar-30 • 63 minutes
Management (Agnes Callard & Robin Hanson)
View the transcript for this episode here: ⁠⁠https://mindsalmostmeeting.com/episode... | 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. | Visit the Minds Almost Meeting website here: ⁠⁠https://...
2023-Mar-22 • 65 minutes
Apology (Robin Hanson & Agnes Callard)
View the transcript for this episode here: ⁠https://mindsalmostmeeting.com/episodes... | 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. | Visit the Minds Almost Meeting website here: ⁠https://m...
2023-Mar-15 • 63 minutes
Experts vs. Elites (Agnes Callard & Robin Hanson)
View the transcript for this episode here: https://mindsalmostmeeting.com/episodes/experts-vs-elites... | 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. | Visit the Minds Almost Meeting website...
2023-Mar-08 • 57 minutes
Sarcasm (Robin Hanson & Agnes Callard)
View the transcript for this episode here: https://mindsalmostmeeting.com/episodes/sarcasm... | 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. | Visit the Minds Almost Meeting website here: htt...
2023-Jan-04 • 70 minutes
Who Must Be Persuaded By Explanations (Agnes Callard & Robin Hanson)
View the transcript for this episode here: https://mindsalmostmeeting.com/episodes/who-must-be-persuaded-by-explanations... | 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. | Visit the Minds Al...
2022-Dec-29 • 57 minutes
Utopia (Robin Hanson & Agnes Callard)
View the transcript for this episode here: https://mindsalmostmeeting.com/episodes/utopia... | 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. | Visit the Minds Almost Meeting website here: http...
2022-Dec-21 • 66 minutes
The Intellectual vs. The Social (Agnes Callard & Robin Hanson)
View the transcript for this episode here: https://mindsalmostmeeting.com/episodes/intellectual-vs-social... | 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. | Visit the Minds Almost Meeting we...
2022-Dec-15 • 74 minutes
Passion (Robin Hanson & Agnes Callard, with Joshua Fox)
View the transcript for this episode here: https://mindsalmostmeeting.com/episodes/passion... | 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. | Visit the Minds Almost Meeting website here: htt...
2022-Dec-07 • 67 minutes
Intellectuals (Agnes Callard & Robin Hanson)
View the transcript for this episode here: https://mindsalmostmeeting.com/episodes/intellectuals... | 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. | Visit the Minds Almost Meeting website her...
2022-Dec-01 • 65 minutes
Wanting to be Wanted (Robin Hanson & Agnes Callard)
View the transcript for this episode here: https://mindsalmostmeeting.com/episodes/wanting-to-be-wanted... | 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. | Visit the Minds Almost Meeting webs...
2022-Nov-23 • 62 minutes
For Its Own Sake (Agnes Callard & Robin Hanson)
View the transcript for this episode here: https://mindsalmostmeeting.com/episodes/for-its-own-sake... | 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. | Visit the Minds Almost Meeting website ...
2022-Nov-16 • 76 minutes
Why is Truth Good? (Robin Hanson & Agnes Callard, with William Eliot)
View the transcript for this episode here: https://mindsalmostmeeting.com/episodes/why-is-truth-good... | 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. | Visit the Minds Almost Meeting website...
2022-Nov-09 • 75 minutes
The Sacred (Agnes Callard & Robin Hanson, with Arnold Brooks)
View the transcript for this episode here: https://mindsalmostmeeting.com/episodes/the-sacred... | 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. | Visit the Minds Almost Meeting website here: ...
2022-Nov-02 • 63 minutes
Is Life Worth Living? (Robin Hanson & Agnes Callard, with William Eliot)
View the transcript for this episode here: https://mindsalmostmeeting.com/episodes/is-life-worth-living... | 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. | Visit the Minds Almost Meeting webs...
2022-Oct-26 • 76 minutes
What is Sex? (Agnes Callard & Robin Hanson, with Audrey Pollnow)
View the transcript for this episode here: https://mindsalmostmeeting.com/episodes/what-is-sex... | 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. | Visit the Minds Almost Meeting website here:...
2022-Jul-17 • 63 minutes
Human Sacrifice
View the transcript for this episode here: https://mindsalmostmeeting.com/episodes/human-sacrifice... | 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. | Visit the Minds Almost Meeting website h...
2022-Jul-17 • 70 minutes
Glory
View the transcript for this episode here: https://mindsalmostmeeting.com/episodes/glory... | 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. | Visit the Minds Almost Meeting website here: https...
2022-Jul-17 • 80 minutes
Frontstage / Backstage
View the transcript for this episode here: https://mindsalmostmeeting.com/episodes/frontstage-backstage... | 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. | Visit the Minds Almost Meeting webs...
2022-Jul-17 • 61 minutes
Free Speech
View the transcript for this episode here: https://mindsalmostmeeting.com/episodes/free-speech... | 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. | Visit the Minds Almost Meeting website here:...
2022-Jul-17 • 72 minutes
William James vs William Clifford
View the transcript for this episode here: https://mindsalmostmeeting.com/episodes/william-james-vs-william-clifford... | 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. | Visit the Minds Almost...
2022-Jul-17 • 65 minutes
Fraud
View the transcript for this episode here: https://mindsalmostmeeting.com/episodes/fraud... | 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. | Visit the Minds Almost Meeting website here: https...
2022-Jul-17 • 68 minutes
Belief Constraints
View the transcript for this episode here: https://mindsalmostmeeting.com/episodes/belief-constraints... | 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. | Visit the Minds Almost Meeting websit...
2022-Jul-17 • 72 minutes
'The Sentiment of Rationality'
View the transcript for this episode here: https://mindsalmostmeeting.com/episodes/the-sentiment-of-rationality... | 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.  | Visit the Minds Almos...
2022-Jul-17 • 63 minutes
'Inadequate Equilibria'
View the transcript for this episode here: https://mindsalmostmeeting.com/episodes/inadequate-equilibria... | 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. | Visit the Minds Almost Meeting web...
2022-Feb-01 • 58 minutes
Autodidact
View the transcript for this episode here: https://mindsalmostmeeting.com/episodes/autodidact... | 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. | Visit the Minds Almost Meeting website here: ...
2022-Feb-01 • 67 minutes
Asceticism
View the transcript for this episode here: https://mindsalmostmeeting.com/episodes/asceticism... | 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. | Visit the Minds Almost Meeting website here: ...
2022-Feb-01 • 60 minutes
Rot
View the transcript for this episode here: https://mindsalmostmeeting.com/episodes/rot... | 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. | Visit the Minds Almost Meeting website here: https:/...
2022-Feb-01 • 58 minutes
Reform
View the transcript for this episode here: https://mindsalmostmeeting.com/episodes/reform... | 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. | Visit the Minds Almost Meeting website here: http...
2022-Feb-01 • 61 minutes
Purposes
View the transcript for this episode here: https://mindsalmostmeeting.com/episodes/purposes... | 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. | Visit the Minds Almost Meeting website here: ht...
2022-Feb-01 • 61 minutes
Foreplay
View the transcript for this episode here: https://mindsalmostmeeting.com/episodes/foreplay... | 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. | Visit the Minds Almost Meeting website here: ht...
2022-Feb-01 • 64 minutes
Curiosity
View the transcript for this episode here: https://mindsalmostmeeting.com/episodes/curiosity... | 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. | Visit the Minds Almost Meeting website here: h...
2022-Feb-01 • 63 minutes
Aliens
View the transcript for this episode here: https://mindsalmostmeeting.com/episodes/aliens... | 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. | Visit the Minds Almost Meeting website here: http...
2021-Nov-09 • 66 minutes
Hidden Motives
View the transcript for this episode here: https://mindsalmostmeeting.com/episodes/hidden-motives... | 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. | Visit the Minds Almost Meeting website he...
2021-Nov-09 • 49 minutes
Distant Signals
View the transcript for this episode here: https://mindsalmostmeeting.com/episodes/distant-signals... | 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. | Visit the Minds Almost Meeting website h...
2021-Nov-09 • 69 minutes
Punishment
View the transcript for this episode here: https://mindsalmostmeeting.com/episodes/punishment... | 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. | Visit the Minds Almost Meeting website here: ...
2021-Nov-09 • 63 minutes
Prediction Markets
View the transcript for this episode here: https://mindsalmostmeeting.com/episodes/prediction-markets... | 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. | Visit the Minds Almost Meeting websit...
2021-Nov-09 • 66 minutes
Pink and Purple
View the transcript for this episode here: https://mindsalmostmeeting.com/episodes/pink-and-purple... | 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. | Visit the Minds Almost Meeting website h...
2021-Nov-09 • 65 minutes
Aspiration
View the transcript for this episode here: https://mindsalmostmeeting.com/episodes/aspiration... | 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. | Visit the Minds Almost Meeting website here: ...
2021-Nov-09 • 60 minutes
Plagiarism
View the transcript for this episode here: https://mindsalmostmeeting.com/episodes/plagiarism... | 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. | Visit the Minds Almost Meeting website here: ...
2021-Nov-09 • 69 minutes
Paternalism
View the transcript for this episode here: https://mindsalmostmeeting.com/episodes/paternalism... | 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. | Visit the Minds Almost Meeting website here:...
2021-Nov-09 • 64 minutes
Future Generations
View the transcript for this episode here: https://mindsalmostmeeting.com/episodes/future-generations... | 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. | Visit the Minds Almost Meeting websit...
2021-Nov-09 • 70 minutes
Paradox of Honesty
View the transcript for this episode here: https://mindsalmostmeeting.com/episodes/paradox-of-honesty... | 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. | Visit the Minds Almost Meeting websit...