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Minds Almost Meeting

By Agnes Callard & Robin Hanson
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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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 here: https://mindsalmostmeeting.com
01:02:57
July 17, 2022
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://mindsalmostmeeting.com
01:09:40
July 17, 2022
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 website here: https://mindsalmostmeeting.com
01:19:35
July 17, 2022
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: https://mindsalmostmeeting.com
01:01:00
July 17, 2022
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://mindsalmostmeeting.com
01:04:35
July 17, 2022
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 Meeting website here: https://mindsalmostmeeting.com
01:11:49
July 17, 2022
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 website here: https://mindsalmostmeeting.com
01:07:54
July 17, 2022
'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 website here: https://mindsalmostmeeting.com
01:03:30
July 17, 2022
'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 Almost Meeting website here: https://mindsalmostmeeting.com
01:11:56
July 17, 2022
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: https://mindsalmostmeeting.com
01:06:40
February 01, 2022
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: https://mindsalmostmeeting.com
58:08
February 01, 2022
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://mindsalmostmeeting.com
01:00:04
February 01, 2022
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: https://mindsalmostmeeting.com
01:00:48
February 01, 2022
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: https://mindsalmostmeeting.com
57:35
February 01, 2022
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: https://mindsalmostmeeting.com
01:02:60
February 01, 2022
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: https://mindsalmostmeeting.com
01:00:48
February 01, 2022
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: https://mindsalmostmeeting.com
01:04:00
February 01, 2022
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 here: https://mindsalmostmeeting.com
48:52
November 09, 2021
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 here: https://mindsalmostmeeting.com
01:05:32
November 09, 2021
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 website here: https://mindsalmostmeeting.com
01:02:54
November 09, 2021
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: https://mindsalmostmeeting.com
01:05:14
November 09, 2021
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 here: https://mindsalmostmeeting.com
01:06:25
November 09, 2021
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: https://mindsalmostmeeting.com
01:09:04
November 09, 2021
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: https://mindsalmostmeeting.com
01:08:59
November 09, 2021
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 website here: https://mindsalmostmeeting.com
01:03:48
November 09, 2021
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: https://mindsalmostmeeting.com
01:00:27
November 09, 2021
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 website here: https://mindsalmostmeeting.com
01:10:00
November 09, 2021