Episode 16 – Idioms of Normality hosted by Dr Paul H. Mason
Challenging Common Sense
In this episode, Paul meets with philosopher Tim Dean. Tim answers the coming of age question, “what is normal?”, and discusses how two types of social norms, descriptive and prescriptive norms, can often bleed into each other. In a broad sweeping conversation, Paul and Tim discuss the social consequences that can follow from this confusion.