TED - Laura Snyder: The Philosophical Breakfast Club

Editor: Petter Reinholdtsen
Category: Samfunn
Length: 0:12:35 (filler)
First broadcast: Jan. 30, 2020, 2:21 p.m.

In 1812, four men at Cambridge University met for breakfast. What began as an impassioned meal grew into a new scientific revolution, in which these men -- who called themselves “natural philosophers” until they later coined “scientist” -- introduced four major principles into scientific inquiry. Historian and philosopher Laura Snyder tells their intriguing story.

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