Episode 129 – Economics of Higher Purpose with Anjan Thakor

https://www.podbean.com/media/share/pb-ijg6q-108791d An intriguing interview with a business school professor from Paul's alma mater, Anjan Thakor of the Washington University in St. Louis Olin Business School. The point of departure for this episode is Prof. Thakor's book of the same title written with Dr. Bob Quinn, and the book was launched as an analysis of why … Continue reading Episode 129 – Economics of Higher Purpose with Anjan Thakor

Episode 128 – Radio Astronomer Signals Wonderment of ET Life

https://www.podbean.com/media/share/pb-v86m7-10755cf Paul and Bill interviewed Timothy Dolch, Ph.D., assistant professor of physics at Hillsdale College. Dr. Dolch is a member of the Society of Catholic Scientists, and he spoke in June at the Society’s 2021 conference, titled, “Extraterrestrials, AI, and Minds Beyond the Human.” His talk, “The Search for Extraterrestrial Intelligence: An Overview,” offered his … Continue reading Episode 128 – Radio Astronomer Signals Wonderment of ET Life

Episode 127 – SCS Meeting 2021

https://www.podbean.com/media/share/pb-zr7ub-105b23c Paul and Bill provide an on the scene review of the Society of Catholic Scientists Conference 2021 at the Washington, D.C. Hilton. The themes were Extraterrestrial Life, Artificial Intelligence, and Minds beyond the Human. As an added service, here are some links provided by the after dinner speaker, Jennifer Wiseman, to works and groups … Continue reading Episode 127 – SCS Meeting 2021

Episode 126 – Society of Catholic Sciences Preview with Stephen Barr

https://www.podbean.com/media/share/pb-w6aaf-104fb89 Paul and Bill welcomed Stephen Barr, Ph.D., president of the Society of Catholic Scientists (SCS), for a return visit to TSSM. Dr. Barr, a theoretical particle physicist, is emeritus professor in the Department of Physics and Astronomy at the University of Delaware. We talked with him about the Society of Catholic Scientists and the … Continue reading Episode 126 – Society of Catholic Sciences Preview with Stephen Barr

Episode 125 – Chris Baglow and Jay Martin (rerun, full episode)

https://www.podbean.com/media/share/pb-94qyk-1034146 Paul and Bill are proud to present this encore episode featuring the Science and Religion Initiative featuring the Science & Religion Initiative program conducted by the McGrath Institute for Church Life at the University of Notre Dame. In 2019, we interviewed Chris Baglow, Ph.D., director of the program, which equips Catholic high school educators … Continue reading Episode 125 – Chris Baglow and Jay Martin (rerun, full episode)