Nov 27, 2015
Show 1381 The Evolution of Everything- How New Ideas Emerge by Matt Ridley
This ACU show consists of two interviews of the author.
Segment 1- From The Tom Woods Show. Episode 533 The Separation of Science and State
Matt Ridley returns to the show to argue against the overwhelmingly dominant view that science requires government subsidy.
About the Guest- Matt Ridley’s books have sold over a million copies, been translated into 30 languages, been short-listed for nine major literary prizes and won several awards. With BA and DPhil degrees from Oxford University, Ridley worked for The Economist for nine years as science editor, Washington correspondent and American editor, before becoming a self-employed writer and businessman. He founded the Mind and Matter column in the Wall Street Journal and is a weekly columnist for The Times.
As Viscount Ridley, he was elected to the House of Lords in February 2013. He is a fellow of the Royal Society of Literature and of the Academy of Medical Sciences, and a foreign honorary member of the American Academy of Arts and Sciences.
The Evolution of Everything: How New Ideas Emerge, by Matt Ridley
“The Myth of Basic Science,” by Matt Ridley
The Economic Laws of Scientific Research, by Terence Kealey
The Tom Woods Show episode 333- Could There Have Been an Internet Without the State? (Richard Bennett)
Ep. 409 The Doomsayers Are Wrong, As Usual
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Segment 2- Merryn Somerset Webb talks to author, peer and ex-banker Matt Ridley on Moneyweek.