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Sir Joseph Banks, Sir Humphry Davy, and the Age of Wonder

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March
132009

13:00 - 14:00

Location

The Royal Society, London, 6-9 Carlton House Terrace, London, SW1Y 5AG

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***This lecture is now FULLY BOOKED***

 

How do individual lives illuminate an age? This talk will reflect on the relationship between biography and history, using two of Britain's greatest scientists as examples.

Speaker: Prof. David Knight, Dept. of Philosophy, Durham University

Sir Joseph Banks, Sir Humphry Davy, and the Age of Wonder The Royal Society, London 6-9 Carlton House Terrace London SW1Y 5AG UK