Sean Carroll

Sean Carroll, PhD
155 Interviews

Sean Carroll's Interviews

Sean Carroll & David Deutsch 16 Oct 2023 • EN

David Deutsch on Science, Complexity, and Explanation

David Deutsch is one of the most creative scientific thinkers working today, who has as a goal to understand and explain the natural world as best we can. He was a pioneer in quantum computing, and has long been an advocate of the Everett interpretation of quantum theory. He is also the inventor of constructor theory,

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Sean Carroll & Hannah Ritchie 02 Oct 2023 • EN

Hannah Ritchie on Keeping Hope for the Planet Alive

Our planet and its environment are in bad shape, in all sorts of ways. Those of us who want to improve the situation face a dilemma. On the one hand, we have to be forceful and clear-headed about how the bad the situation actually is. On the other, we don't want to give the impression that things are so bad that it's h

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Kirk McElhearn & Sean Carroll 06 Sep 2023 • EN

Episode 30: Sean Carroll, Quantum Physicist

Sean Carroll is a quantum physicist, who has written several books explaining the complexity of his topic to general readers. Show notes: Sean Carroll ( Mindscape Podcast ( Hijack (

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Neil deGrasse Tyson + Chuck Nice & Sean Carroll 29 Aug 2023 • EN

Physics & Philosophy with Sean Carroll

Why is the past different from the future? Neil deGrasse Tyson and Chuck Nice explore the universe’s deepest questions like why is there anything, what is the present, and if there could be a unified theory of physics with theoretical physicist Sean Carroll. For more information about the new book: https://startalkmedi

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Sean Carroll & Samuel Bowles 21 Aug 2023 • EN

Samuel Bowles on Economics, Cooperation, and Inequality

Blog post with transcript: Economics, much like thermodynamics, is a story of collective behavior arising from the interactions of many individual constituents. The big difference is that in economics, the

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Sean Carroll & David Krakauer 10 Jul 2023 • EN

David Krakauer on Complexity, Agency, and Information

Complexity scientists have been able to make an impressive amount of progress despite the fact that there is not universal agreement about what "complexity" actually is. We know it when we see it, perhaps, but there are a number of aspects to the phenomenon, and different researchers will naturally focus on their favor

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