08: Meet Joshua Cohen, Apple University's resident philosopher


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A distinguished philosopher and political scientist (Yale, Harvard, MIT, Stanford, Apple) Cohen gives extraordinary lectures for executives and engineers on three topics: New York's Central Park, the discovery of the Higgs boson and Glenn Gould's recordings of the Goldberg Variations. You've already learned more than I knew before this interview about Apple University. To outsiders it is a mysterious black hole that sucks up the best and brightest from academia never to be seen again. Not so, says Cohen, who takes us inside.

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