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Steve Talbott

Steve Talbott is a senior researcher at The Nature Institute, author of the online newsletter NetFuture, and Contributing Editor for The New Atlantis. He has done software work and technical writing for computer manufacturers, and organic farming. He did his academic work in philosophy and has written on computers and education, man and nature, and science.  Currently, Talbott is investigating the methodologies of contemporary science with an eye towards creating a new, qualitative basis for scientific inquiry.  His work for The New Atlantis can be found here.  His home page and a more complete list of his writings is available here.

MARS HILL AUDIO Journal

Volume 88

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Guests on Volume 88: Michael J. Lewis, on Body Worlds, human nature and Western Art; Diana Pavlac Glyer, on the influence of the Inklings on each others’ writings; Steve Talbott, on how the aims of education are distracted by technology; Darryl Tippens, on why we sing; Everett Ferguson, on the place of music in the Early Church; Alexander Lingas, on the tradition of music in the Eastern churches; and Calvin Stapert, on the nature of meaning in music.

MARS HILL AUDIO Journal

Volume 75

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Guests on Volume 75: Mark Malvasi, on John Lukacs, the meaning of the modern, and how to think about history; John Lukacs, on the roles of curiosity and language in the vocation of historians; Steve Talbott, on how communications technologies divert language from its richest possibilities; Christian Smith, on the spiritual lives and theological assumptions of American teenagers; Eugene Peterson, on the essential relationship between theology and spirituality, and on the narrative life of congregations; and Rolland Hein, on the life and imagination of George MacDonald.