David Epstein

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Cut and Run

Wednesday, March 25, 2015

Kenyans have long-dominated long-distance running; breaking records, winning Olympic medals, and stupefying sports gurus along the way. So what is it that makes Kenyans so darn fast?

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Cut and Run

Friday, November 01, 2013

Cut and run
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Having the Sports Gene

Wednesday, August 07, 2013

David Epstein, senior writer at Sports Illustrated and author of the new book, The Sports Gene: Inside the Science of Extraordinary Athletic Performance, discusses the science behind the idea that athleticism is in your genes.

EVENT: David Epstein reads from and discusses his book at Le Poisson Rouge in Manhattan on Thursday, August 8 at an event hosted by Gelf Magazine

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...But Was It Good For Democracy? Parsing Super Duper Tuesday

Thursday, February 07, 2008

Robert George, New York Post editorial writer and Ragged Thots blogger, David Epstein, professor of political science at Columbia University, and Benjamin Barber, professor of civil society at the University of Maryland, senior fellow at the think tank Demos and author of ...

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But Was It Good For Democracy?

Thursday, February 07, 2008

Super Tuesday saw heavy turnout at the polls, but revealed a patchwork of primaries, caucuses, and confusing delegate counts. Robert George, Benjamin Barber, and David Epstein join us to discuss whether our primary system is damaging our Democracy. Plus: A new series celebrating black history month, and Fred Kaplan discusses ...