Prof. Jesse Prinz Breaks Down the Nature Vs. Nurture Debate - Public Radio's The Dinner Party by The Dinner Party Download published on 2012/09/14 21:10:50 +0000 Jesse Prinz, philosophy professor at CUNY, challenges the contemporary thinking that our genes predetermine our life patterns. He gives Brendan three talking points about nature-nurture from his new book “Beyond Human Nature: How Culture and Experience Shape our Lives”. -- "The Dinner Party" (www.dinnerpartydownload.com) is a smart, funny public radio show about everything excellent in culture, from the company that brings you "Marketplace." Think NPR meets Vanity Fair. In each episode, hosts Rico Gagliano & Brendan Francis Newnam talk with some of the world's most interesting celebrities, and along the way equip you with bad jokes, fresh drink recipes, hot food finds, odd news items... and etiquette tips from the likes of Henry Rollins and Dick Cavett. Past guests include Michelle Williams, Judd Apatow, Kid Cudi, Sir Richard Branson and others. Wallpaper magazine calls us one of their "30 Reasons To Live In The USA."