A real old mix of genuine intellectualism and phony pedantry
The best episodes are the interviews with guests who really know their subjects. There are plenty of these. Skip the ones on science: the host is painfully out of his depth. The strangest and least satisfactory podcasts, given that this comes from the French and Italian department of Stanford University, are the ones about modern Europe. There is a marked tendency in many of the podcasts to use pedantically pronounced polysyllabic jargon as a substitute for erudition.
Yngveld via Apple Podcasts · United States of America · 03/28/09
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Ein großartiger Podcast. Geistreiche Gespräche, wissenschaftlich fundiert.
JdeveloperHD via Apple Podcasts · Germany · 04/17/16
Immense gratitude to Professor Harrison for his brilliant work.
J Perestrello via Apple Podcasts · Brazil · 05/15/20
Consistently the best podcast of its type; manages to make the esoteric accessible to the uninitiated across a broad range of topics. But where is the deep dive on late stage Picasso? No Italian modernist discussion; Morandi, Savinio....
pcardinale via Apple Podcasts · United States of America · 09/09/20
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