"To arrive at the edge of the world's knowledge, seek out the most complex and sophisticated minds, put them in a room together, and have them ask each other the questions they are asking themselves."
June 6th, 2013 | 20 mins 40 secs
NAPOLEON CHAGNON is a renowned anthropologist who is most widely recognized for his study of the Yanomamö tribes in the Amazon. He is a professor of anthropology at the University of Missouri; Author, Noble Savages: My Life Among Two Dangerous Tribes—the Yanomamö and the Anthropologists. The Conversation: https://www.edge.org/conversation/napoleon-chagnon-blood-is-their-argument
May 14th, 2013 | 58 mins 15 secs
LEE SMOLIN is a founding and senior faculty member at Perimeter Institute for Theoretical Physics in Waterloo, Canada. He is also Adjunct Professor of Physics at the University of Waterloo and is a member of the graduate faculty of the Department of Philosophy of the University of Toronto. He is the author of Time Reborn: From the Crisis in Physics to the Future of the Universe. The Conversation: https://www.edge.org/conversation/lee_smolin-think-about-nature
February 25th, 2013 | 33 mins 47 secs
ADAM ALTER is an Assistant Professor of Marketing at Stern School of Business, NYU. He is the author of Drunk Tank Pink: And Other Unexpected Forces that Shape How We Think, Feel, and Behave. The Conversation: https://www.edge.org/conversation/adam_alter-disfluency