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The Evolution of Ideas

Hour 1: What allows some ideas to survive, while others are forgotten? We’ll find out this hour with writer and filmmaker Jonnie Hughes, who toured the Midwestern United States in an effort to study the natural history of ideas. His resulting book is “On the Origin of Tepees: The Evolution of Ideas (and Ourselves)” (Free Press, 2011).

  • Stephanie and Stephen Chambers

    One of the best “Think: show I’ve ever heard. Will definitely get his book. Good questions, Kris! Stephanie Chambers, Dallas

  • Johnnie Hughes on the Evolution of Ideas

    [...] recent fascinating KERA Think podcast interview with Johnnie Hughes, The Evolution of Ideas, discusses his book On the Origin of Tepees: The Evolution of Ideas (and Ourselves). He has some [...]

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