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5 of The Best Podcast Episodes for Peter Turchin. A collection of podcasts episodes with or about Peter Turchin, often where they are interviewed.

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5 of The Best Podcast Episodes for Peter Turchin. A collection of podcasts episodes with or about Peter Turchin, often where they are interviewed.

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American Downfall: Cultural evolution, Peter Turchin, and the return of history

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Spencer and Razib discuss current events in the context of cultural evolution. The history of decline, the American "Empire", and Peter Turchin's thoughts on social disorder http://peterturchin.com/cliodynamica/the_2020/

Jun 03 2020 · 1hr 24mins
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Ages of Discord: A Structural-Demographic Analysis of American History (Peter Turchin)

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I am skeptical of the art of predicting the future based on the past, but Peter Turchin offers a compelling theory in this 2016 book—including predicting that 2020 will be a very bad year. (The written version of this review, in web, PDF, and ebook formats, can be found here.)

Jan 10 2020 · 26mins

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Episode 2: Interview with Dr. Peter Turchin, University of Connecticut, Author of War and Peace and War

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Dr. Turchin is one of the world’s foremost researchers on the question of why empires rise and fall. We featured some of his research in episode 1. He has authored 5 books and hundreds of scientific articles on the subject, including a prediction in 2010 that the United States was on a dangerous path to widespread political violence by 2020. We discuss his fascinating and important research, including the 10% of historical cases where societies recognized their danger and woke up in time, and how to do that today. He’s got some actionable solutions.

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Nov 01 2018 · 51mins
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Peter Turchin (University of Connecticut ): Ages of discord.

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My guest today is Professor Peter Turchin from the University of Connecticut.

Professor Turchin has published two hundred articles, including a dozen in such top journals as Nature, Science, and PNAS. His publications are frequently cited and in 2004 he was designated as “Highly Cited Researcher” by ISIHighlyCited.com.

Professor Turchin has authored seven books, including Secular Cycles, and War and Peace and War. Ultrasociety: How 10,000 Years of War Made Humans the Greatest Cooperators on Earth. Today, we will talk about one of his most recent books: Ages of Discord: A Structural-Demographic Analysis of American History.

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Nov 09 2017 · 41mins

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Ep194 - Peter Turchin: Transforming History Into Science

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Isaac Asimov's Foundation series, Hari Seldon figures out how to create a mathematical model that can predict the future. Well, Wired magazine has described today's guest as a 'real-life Hari Seldon." Peter Turchin began his career as a biologist but is currently at the forefront of a field called cliodynamics which uses the past as a data set to develop mathematical models that can predict how societies behave. In his latest book Ultrasociety: How 10,000 Years of War Made Humans the Greatest Cooperators on Earth, Turchin examines how the forces of history have driven humans to forge the cultural tools that make the truly massive societies we see today possible. Besides providing a bold new view of history, Ultrasociety provides an excellent lens through which to understand human history informed by everything from evolutionary science to economics and anthropology. Guest Links Website: http://peterturchin.com/ Twitter: https://twitter.com/Peter_Turchin Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/peter.turchin Guest Promo Product 1: http://www.amazon.com/Ultrasociety-Years-Humans-Greatest-Cooperators-ebook/dp/B0185P69LU/ref=asap_bc?ie=UTF8 Product 2: http://www.amazon.com/War-Peace-Rise-Fall-Empires/dp/0452288193/ref=sr_1_1?ie=UTF8&qid=1448079035&sr=8-1&keywords=war+and+peace+and+war Product 3: http://www.amazon.com/Secular-Cycles-Peter-Turchin/dp/0691136963/ref=sr_1_1?ie=UTF8&qid=1448079049&sr=8-1&keywords=secular+cycles
Nov 21 2015 · 1hr