Michael Scott Alexander is an associate professor & chair in Jewish Studies in the religious studies department of the University of California and author of the book Making Peace with the Universe.
On the Gist, medical innovation.And, today in Remembrances of Things Trump: charitable contributions.In the interview, it’s part one of Mike’s discussion with author, Michael Scott Alexander about his book, Making Peace with the Universe: Personal Crisis and Spiritual Healing. Alexander details how he searched for insight during an existential crisis, and retroactively explored how other great thinkers, philosophers, psychologists, and musicians found help in healing the mind. Alexander is associate professor of religious studies and Maimonides Endowed Chair in Jewish Studies at the University of California, Riverside.In the spiel, dubious arguments against dubious death sentences.Email us at thegist@slate.comPodcast production by Daniel Schroeder, Margaret Kelley, and Cheyna Roth.Slate Plus members get bonus segments and ad-free podcast feeds. Sign up now. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
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Feb 17th, 1970
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39 minutes, 46 seconds
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