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Alison Gopnik: How an 18th-Century Philosopher Helped Solve My Midlife Crisis

October 5th, 2015

Episode 755 of 1853 episodes

Berkeley’s Alison Gopnik is a towering figure in psychology and philosophy, well known for books like The Philosophical Baby: What Children’s Minds Tell Us about Truth, Love, and the Meaning of Life, and The Scientist in the Crib: What Early Learning Tells Us About the Mind. She understand minds in a way few of us do. But when she hit 50, everything unravelled for her...

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