Great Talks at American Philosophical Society
By American Philosophical Society
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Great Talks at the American Philosophical Society explores some of the most interesting lectures given at Society meetings throughout the years. Each episode dives deep into a diverse array of themes to reveal the relevance of these talks to the pressing issues of today.
||CleanEpisode 3: The Life and Times of J. Robert Oppenheimer||Dr. Patrick Spero discusses the life and legacy of J. Robert Oppenheimer with Dr. Martin Sherwin, co-author with Kai Bird of the Pulitzer-prize winning biography American Prometheus: The Triumph and Tragedy of J. Robert Oppenheimer. He is professor emer||12/10/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanEpisode 2: Life of a Journalist||Dr. Patrick Spero talks to Linda Greenhouse about truth, journalism, and how the profession has evolved during her decades-long tenure at The New York Times.||11/1/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanEpisode 1: The Demise of “Fact” in Political Discourse||On the first episode of the APS podcast, host Dr. Patrick Spero interviews Dr. Kathleen Hall Jamieson about the attack on facts in political dialogue and what that means for governance. Dr. Jamieson is the Elizabeth Ware Packard Professor of Communicati||9/25/2018||Free||View in iTunes|