Webcasts

Paul Bloom –  There Is Nothing Special About Religion

Paul Bloom – There Is Nothing Special About Religion

Webcast sponsored by the Irving K. Barber Learning Centre and hosted by Green College. Most people believe in deities, immaterial souls, life after death, and the divine creation of humans and other animals. Research from developmental psychology (including the study of babies) and social psychology supports a minimalist theory of why we have such beliefs, which […]

Arianto Patunru and Zakir Machmud – Poverty and Globalization in Indonesia

Arianto Patunru and Zakir Machmud – Poverty and Globalization in Indonesia

Webcast sponsored by the Irving K. Barber Learning Centre and hosted by Green College.  The costs and benefits of globalization have long been a major debate in the literature of development economics. Arianto Patunru and Zakir Machmud argue that it is important to understand the link between globalization and poverty for the case of developing […]