Chasing the Urge: Addiction Throughout History, with Carl Erik Fisher

Chasing the Urge: Addiction Throughout History, with Carl Erik Fisher

By Intelligence Squared

Intelligence Squared

Friday, 25 February

Carl Erik Fisher is a psychiatrist, bioethicist and recovering alcoholic who has spent years tracing the history of addiction. His new book is The Urge: Our History of Addiction, a sweeping study of the issue and an urgent call for a more expansive, nuanced and compassionate view of one of society's most difficult challenges. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
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