Paul Hsieh on Highlights from the Personality Theory Workshop
Radio Interview: 23 October 2013
I interviewed Paul Hsieh on "Highlights from the Personality Theory Workshop" on 23 October 2013. Listen to or download this episode of Philosophy in Action Radio below.
In early October, I gathered a few close friends in Atlanta to discuss the ins and outs of personality theory. We focused on various theories of personality, as well as the effects of personality differences at work, in parenting, in personal relations, and in activism. In this episode, my then-husband Paul and I shared the highlights.
Dr. Paul Hsieh is a physician in practice in South Denver. He is the co-founder of Freedom and Individual Rights in Medicine (FIRM). He has written scores of columns, mostly on health care policy, as well as articles for The Objective Standard. He blogs offbeat tech news at GeekPress.
- Duration: 1:05:35
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