11 Nov 2013

Pundit - History of Science

From Nights, 8:45 pm on 11 November 2013

University of Otago philosophy professor Alan Musgrave on the three great revolutions in scientific thought before modern times - the Copernican Revolution (c. 1550 - 1650), the Chemical Revolution (c. 1750 - 1800), and the Darwinian Revolution (c. 1850 - 1900). In Philip Gosse's Omphalos (1857), his hypothesis was "God created the universe a few thousand years ago AS IF uniformitarian geology and evolutionary biology were true".

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