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Apr 7, 2024

William Egginton

Alejandro Jodorowsky: Filmmaker and Philosopher


Alejandro Jodorowsky is a force of nature. At 95 years old he is still making films and is a cultural phenomenon who has influenced other artists as disparate as John Waters and Yoko Ono. Although his body of work has long been considered...

Mar 5, 2024

Peter Singer and Shih Chao-Hwei

The Buddhist and the Ethicist: Conversations on effective altrusism, engaged Buddhism, and how to build a better world 

Eastern spirituality and utilitarian philosophy meet in these unique dialogues between a Buddhist monastic and a moral philosopher on...

Mar 5, 2024

Peter Brooks (Yale)

Seduced by story: The use and abuse of narrative

Chosen by New York Magazine/Vulture as a Best Book of 2022

“There’s nothing in the world more powerful than a good story. Nothing can stop it. Nothing can defeat it.” So begins the scholar and literary critic Peter Brooks’s reckoning with...

Feb 10, 2024

"How unfair for one man to be blessed with such a torrent of stimulating thoughts. Stimulating is an understatement." —Richard Dawkins

A memoir by one of the greatest minds of our age, preeminent philosopher and cognitive scientist Daniel C....

Jan 30, 2024

Christopher Bollas


Transcript erratum: The director of the film “Zone of Interest” is Jonathan Glazer. 

Christopher Bollas presents us with a new literary form in his Conversations: twenty-three unique dialogues to captivate, amuse, and inspire. The psychoanalyst Paula Heimann asked: 'Who is speaking?...