Plato

  • googleplex
    May 23, 2014  

    Can we reconcile the advancements of our modern world with Plato’s philosophical questions of free will? In “Plato at the Googleplex,” author Rebecca Goldstein imagines how Plato would approach neuroscience, the Internet and other technologies that make philosophy obsolete to some, but inevitable to Goldstein. Jeffrey Brown sits down with Goldstein to discuss. Continue reading

  • December 19, 2012   BY Paul Solman  

    Photo by Science Source via Getty Images. Paul Solman answers questions from the NewsHour audience on business and economic news here on his Making Sen$e page. Here is Thursday’s query: Eric Forbis: In “Communism, Capitalism and the Third Thanksgiving” you … Continue reading