In this episode, meet professor of law and philosophy Scott Hershovitz, author of Nasty, Brutish, and Short, co-founder and former CEO of Bonobos Andy Dunn, author of Burn Rate, and former Navy SEAL and founder of Escape the Wolf Clint Emerson, author of The Rugged Life. Tune in to hear what each of these authors is most excited for listeners to hear in their audiobooks.
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From the time Scott Hershovitz’s sons could talk, he noticed that they raised philosophical questions and were determined to answer them. They re-created ancient arguments. And they advanced entirely new ones. Thatâ€™s not unusual, Hershovitz says. Every kid is a philosopher. Nasty, Brutish, and Short is a fresh, deep, and funny inquiry into lifeâ€™s biggest questions that shows that all of us have a lot to learn from listening to kidsâ€”and thinking with them.
At twenty-eight Andy Dunn was on top of the world. He was building a new kind of startup: Bonobos was a new-school approach to selling menâ€™s pants. Against all odds, business was booming. As he struggled to keep up with Bonobos, Dunn was haunted by a diagnosis of bipolar disorder. Burn Rate is an unconventional entrepreneurial memoir and a revelatory look at the prevalence of mental illness in the startup community.
Retired Navy SEAL, and survival skills expert Clint Emerson is the go-to expert for surviving the first minutes, hours, and days of a crisis. The Rugged Life is a modern guide to self-sufficiency and homesteading that will show you how to thrive off-the-grid (or semi-off-the-grid) for months, years, or a lifetime by being prepared and self-sufficient.
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