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Of Robots and Men

This week, EconTalk host Russ Roberts welcomed back Yale University psychologist Paul Bloom to talk about a recent series of articles he wrote on the subject of cruelty. Over the course of their conversation, Roberts and Bloom explored the nature and roots of cruelty and applied their thoughts on cruelty to a wide array of topics... from spousal relationships to HBO's Westworld to genocide. What do you think lies at the root of our cruelty to our fellows?  Are we more...
EconTalk (Extras) By Amy Willis
Too Ethical, Too Moral, Too Deep?
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In this week's special episode of EconTalk, host Russ Roberts welcomed first-time guest and professor of Russian language and literature Kevin McKenna, of the University of Vermont. In what will be the first of a series on Solzhenitsyn's novel, In the First Circle, the two discuss...

Coming Monday to EconTalk… Rodney Brooks on Artificial Intelligence

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