Steven Pinker and David Runciman on Optimism, Enlightenment and Progress

from  Intelligence Squared

May 3, 2019

 

In this episode of the Intelligence Squared podcast we were joined by Steven Pinker, cognitive psychologist and author of Enlightenment Now, in conversation with Cambridge University's David Runciman. They discussed the advances made in our societies over the last several hundred years, and whether optimism makes sense in today's turbulent times.  Support this show http://supporter.acast.com/intelligencesquared.  See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out informa...more

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