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This week, Zohar is joined by John Tomasi, fusionist political philosopher and Brown University professor turned inaugural President of Heterodox Academy, to discuss the agony and the ecstasy of academia, whether philosophers should care about the weather, why skepticism and faith can be friends, the...

This week, Zohar is joined by John Tomasi, fusionist political philosopher and Brown University professor turned inaugural President of Heterodox Academy, to discuss the agony and the ecstasy of academia, whether philosophers should care about the weather, why skepticism and faith can be friends, the sublime loneliness of public libraries, and the importance of leaving the familiar.

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Here is a beautiful intellectual autobiography. John Tomasi, a relatively poor kid with bad grades but a deep love of books finds a way into the academy. Now starting his next chapter at @HdxAcademy. Talking with @ZoharAtkins