Ideas Roadshow is an award-winning imprint of Open Agenda Publishing. Ideas Roadshow provides uniquely engaging explorations of ideas across the arts and sciences. Presented in an engaging conversational format, Ideas Roadshow books not only explore cutting-edge academic research, but also reveal the inspirations and personal journeys behind the research. They are explicitly designed to provide a unique window into frontline research and scholarship that wouldn’t otherwise be experienced through standard lectures and textbooks. Each book includes a detailed introduction, questions for discussion at the end of each chapter and interdisciplinary connections between the books in the series are highlighted. Subject areas covered are: Anthropology and Sociology, Biology, History, Language and Culture, Law, Neuroscience, Philosophy, Physics, Politics, Psychology, Religion, The Environment.
Howard Burton is the author and editor, he holds a PhD in theoretical physics and an MA in philosophy and was the Founding Director of Canada’s Perimeter Institute for Theoretical Physics.