Dr. Michael Shermer reads from and talks about his new book The Mind of the Market: Compassionate Apes, Competitive Humans and Other Tales from Evolutionary Economics. Mr. Shermer discuss’ how economic and evolutionary theory speak the same language, and how our hardwired human biology affects modern economics.
Those of you familiar with the Skeptics movement may know Mr. Shermer as a founder of the Skeptics Society, a frequent guest on Skepticality
, and the author of other non-fiction works including: Why Darwin Matters: The Case Against Intelligent Design
, Why People Believe Weird Things: Pseudoscience, Superstition, and Other Confusions of Our Time
, and Science Friction: Where the Known Meets the Unknown
as well as many more titles.
This Podcast recorded live at the National Science Foundation at an event hosted by the National Capitol Area Skeptics (NCAS).
Dr. Shermer’s Books Available at Amazon.com
Music: Think For Yourself by George Hrab ( music, podcast, concerts in your home, Balticon )
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