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Zachary Davis

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Leading thinkers discussing the most pressing issues of our time. Hosted by Zachary Davis.

Latest Episodes

How Has COVID-19 Impacted American Education? ft. Emily Richmond

28 minJUN 19
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How Has COVID-19 Impacted American Education? ft. Emily Richmond

How Will the Protests and Pandemic Influence the 2020 Election? ft. Thomas Patterson

24 minJUN 12
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How Will the Protests and Pandemic Influence the 2020 Election? ft. Thomas Patterson

The Race for a COVID-19 Vaccine ft. Peter Kolchinsky

46 minJUN 2
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The Race for a COVID-19 Vaccine ft. Peter Kolchinsky

Democracies vs. Autocracies in Times of Crisis feat. Thomas Carothers

Governments around the world have responded very differently to the Covid-19 pandemic, with very divergent outcomes. What does the response to this crisis reveal about democratic vs authoritarian government capacity? This week we inviteThomas Carothers, an expert on international democracy and U.S. foreign policy to discuss: • Are democracies or autocracies better for addressing crises like Covid-19? • Is American democracy and governing capacity in decline? • Is China’s model of government spreading? • How will Covid-19 affect American politics?

26 minMAY 25
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Democracies vs. Autocracies in Times of Crisis feat. Thomas Carothers

How Philosophy Can Help Us in Times of Crisis feat. Skye Cleary

Philosophy isn’t just something for the classroom. It is a set of ideas and practices that can help us even in the most difficult times of our lives. However, what does it mean to live philosophically?Skye Clearyis a public philosopher who teaches at Barnard College and Columbia University and the editor of the new bookHow to Live a Good Life. In this live conversation she’ll discuss: • How can we live a good life even during Covid-19? • How can philosophy help us find meaning and purpose in challenging times like these? • What does it mean to live according to a philosophy of life?

24 minMAY 19
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How Philosophy Can Help Us in Times of Crisis feat. Skye Cleary

Insights from the Frontlines of COVID-19 feat. Amar Dhand

The coronavirus pandemic has revealed just how much individual health is connected to the health of everyone else. Dr.Amar Dhandis a professor at Harvard Medical School whose research examines how our social relationships structure health outcomes. He’s also on the frontlines of Covid-19 treating patients at Brigham & Women’s Hospital. In this Lyceum Live conversation, we’ll hear from Dr. Dhand about: • Stories of treating Covid-19 patients. • How doctors are deploying new technologies like robots in treatment. • Why individual health depends on other people. • How network science can help us address current and future health crises.

25 minMAY 19
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Insights from the Frontlines of COVID-19 feat. Amar Dhand
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Latest Episodes

How Has COVID-19 Impacted American Education? ft. Emily Richmond

28 minJUN 19
Comments
How Has COVID-19 Impacted American Education? ft. Emily Richmond

How Will the Protests and Pandemic Influence the 2020 Election? ft. Thomas Patterson

24 minJUN 12
Comments
How Will the Protests and Pandemic Influence the 2020 Election? ft. Thomas Patterson

The Race for a COVID-19 Vaccine ft. Peter Kolchinsky

46 minJUN 2
Comments
The Race for a COVID-19 Vaccine ft. Peter Kolchinsky

Democracies vs. Autocracies in Times of Crisis feat. Thomas Carothers

Governments around the world have responded very differently to the Covid-19 pandemic, with very divergent outcomes. What does the response to this crisis reveal about democratic vs authoritarian government capacity? This week we inviteThomas Carothers, an expert on international democracy and U.S. foreign policy to discuss: • Are democracies or autocracies better for addressing crises like Covid-19? • Is American democracy and governing capacity in decline? • Is China’s model of government spreading? • How will Covid-19 affect American politics?

26 minMAY 25
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Democracies vs. Autocracies in Times of Crisis feat. Thomas Carothers

How Philosophy Can Help Us in Times of Crisis feat. Skye Cleary

Philosophy isn’t just something for the classroom. It is a set of ideas and practices that can help us even in the most difficult times of our lives. However, what does it mean to live philosophically?Skye Clearyis a public philosopher who teaches at Barnard College and Columbia University and the editor of the new bookHow to Live a Good Life. In this live conversation she’ll discuss: • How can we live a good life even during Covid-19? • How can philosophy help us find meaning and purpose in challenging times like these? • What does it mean to live according to a philosophy of life?

24 minMAY 19
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How Philosophy Can Help Us in Times of Crisis feat. Skye Cleary

Insights from the Frontlines of COVID-19 feat. Amar Dhand

The coronavirus pandemic has revealed just how much individual health is connected to the health of everyone else. Dr.Amar Dhandis a professor at Harvard Medical School whose research examines how our social relationships structure health outcomes. He’s also on the frontlines of Covid-19 treating patients at Brigham & Women’s Hospital. In this Lyceum Live conversation, we’ll hear from Dr. Dhand about: • Stories of treating Covid-19 patients. • How doctors are deploying new technologies like robots in treatment. • Why individual health depends on other people. • How network science can help us address current and future health crises.

25 minMAY 19
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Insights from the Frontlines of COVID-19 feat. Amar Dhand
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