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Thinking Aloud

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Thinking Aloud

Thinking Aloud

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Thoughtful, educated voices from BYU and abroad. Marcus Smith dives into the minds of experts on religion, the arts, mathematics, space, medicine, music, and just about everything else.

Latest Episodes

Andrew Lawler: The Lost Colony of Roanoke

Writer Andrew Lawler speaks with Marcus Smith about the enduring mystery of the Lost Colony of Roanoke, one of America's oldest legends.

-1 s2018 DEC 19
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Andrew Lawler: The Lost Colony of Roanoke

Christian Miller: The Character Gap

Philosopher Christian Miller discusses the nature of character with Marcus Smith.

-1 s2018 NOV 27
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Christian Miller: The Character Gap

Ken Krimstein: Hannah Arendt

Cartoonist Ken Krimstein delves into his comic biography about philosopher Hannah Arendt.

28 MIN2018 NOV 16
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Ken Krimstein: Hannah Arendt

Lars Gert Lose: Denmark and the Transatlantic Alliance

Lars Gert Lose, the ambassador from Denmark to the United States, discusses Denmark's social and economic relationship to the United States and the future of the alliance between the EU and the US.

-1 s2018 NOV 16
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Lars Gert Lose: Denmark and the Transatlantic Alliance

Fiona Sampson: Mary Shelley, Author of Frankenstein

Writer Fiona Sampson speaks about Mary Shelley's life of loss and love and the gender inequityShelley faced as the woman who wrote "Frankenstein."

-1 s2018 OCT 19
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Fiona Sampson: Mary Shelley, Author of Frankenstein

Heather Curtis: The Birth of Humanitarianism

Heather Curtis tells the story of a newspaper that gave birth to the ways in which we think about humanitarianism. Dr. Curtis is an Associate Professor of Religion at Tufts University. She is the author of two book and served as the senior editor of theOxford Encyclopedia of Religion in America. Among other awards, she has received grants from the Institute for the Study of American Evangelicals and the Center for the Study of World Religions at Harvard University.

-1 s2018 OCT 6
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Heather Curtis: The Birth of Humanitarianism

Amanda Lotz: The Past and Future of Television

Amanda Lotz, renowned media analyst and Professor of Media Studies at the University of Michigan, rolls through the history of television and offers some predictions as to its future. Professor Lotz has authored and coauthored a number of books, most recentlyWe Now Disrupt this Broadcast: How Cable Transformed Television and the Internet Revolutionized It All.

-1 s2018 SEP 6
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Amanda Lotz: The Past and Future of Television

Anna Zeide: Canned

Anna Zeide walks Marcus Smith through the history of the canning industry and tells the story of how consumers came to trust in food that came from a little opque can.

-1 s2018 AUG 31
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Anna Zeide: Canned

Katherine Benton-Cohen: Inventing the Immigration Problem

Guest Katherine Benton-Cohen visits with Marcus Smith about the Dillingham Commission and how its legacy is affecting U.S. immigration law today.

-1 s2018 AUG 24
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Katherine Benton-Cohen: Inventing the Immigration Problem

Vera Tobin: How Surprises Make a Story

Marcus talks about surprise with Dr. Vera Tobin: how it salts our stories, sometimes to great effect, sometimes leaving a bitter taste in our mouths. Vera Tobin is an Associate Professor of Cognitive Science at Case Western University. Before that, she taught at the University of California at Santa Barbara.

-1 s2018 AUG 23
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Vera Tobin: How Surprises Make a Story

Latest Episodes

Andrew Lawler: The Lost Colony of Roanoke

Writer Andrew Lawler speaks with Marcus Smith about the enduring mystery of the Lost Colony of Roanoke, one of America's oldest legends.

-1 s2018 DEC 19
Comments
Andrew Lawler: The Lost Colony of Roanoke

Christian Miller: The Character Gap

Philosopher Christian Miller discusses the nature of character with Marcus Smith.

-1 s2018 NOV 27
Comments
Christian Miller: The Character Gap

Ken Krimstein: Hannah Arendt

Cartoonist Ken Krimstein delves into his comic biography about philosopher Hannah Arendt.

28 MIN2018 NOV 16
Comments
Ken Krimstein: Hannah Arendt

Lars Gert Lose: Denmark and the Transatlantic Alliance

Lars Gert Lose, the ambassador from Denmark to the United States, discusses Denmark's social and economic relationship to the United States and the future of the alliance between the EU and the US.

-1 s2018 NOV 16
Comments
Lars Gert Lose: Denmark and the Transatlantic Alliance

Fiona Sampson: Mary Shelley, Author of Frankenstein

Writer Fiona Sampson speaks about Mary Shelley's life of loss and love and the gender inequityShelley faced as the woman who wrote "Frankenstein."

-1 s2018 OCT 19
Comments
Fiona Sampson: Mary Shelley, Author of Frankenstein

Heather Curtis: The Birth of Humanitarianism

Heather Curtis tells the story of a newspaper that gave birth to the ways in which we think about humanitarianism. Dr. Curtis is an Associate Professor of Religion at Tufts University. She is the author of two book and served as the senior editor of theOxford Encyclopedia of Religion in America. Among other awards, she has received grants from the Institute for the Study of American Evangelicals and the Center for the Study of World Religions at Harvard University.

-1 s2018 OCT 6
Comments
Heather Curtis: The Birth of Humanitarianism

Amanda Lotz: The Past and Future of Television

Amanda Lotz, renowned media analyst and Professor of Media Studies at the University of Michigan, rolls through the history of television and offers some predictions as to its future. Professor Lotz has authored and coauthored a number of books, most recentlyWe Now Disrupt this Broadcast: How Cable Transformed Television and the Internet Revolutionized It All.

-1 s2018 SEP 6
Comments
Amanda Lotz: The Past and Future of Television

Anna Zeide: Canned

Anna Zeide walks Marcus Smith through the history of the canning industry and tells the story of how consumers came to trust in food that came from a little opque can.

-1 s2018 AUG 31
Comments
Anna Zeide: Canned

Katherine Benton-Cohen: Inventing the Immigration Problem

Guest Katherine Benton-Cohen visits with Marcus Smith about the Dillingham Commission and how its legacy is affecting U.S. immigration law today.

-1 s2018 AUG 24
Comments
Katherine Benton-Cohen: Inventing the Immigration Problem

Vera Tobin: How Surprises Make a Story

Marcus talks about surprise with Dr. Vera Tobin: how it salts our stories, sometimes to great effect, sometimes leaving a bitter taste in our mouths. Vera Tobin is an Associate Professor of Cognitive Science at Case Western University. Before that, she taught at the University of California at Santa Barbara.

-1 s2018 AUG 23
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Vera Tobin: How Surprises Make a Story
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