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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

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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

Public lecture by Prof. David Knight, Dept. of Philosophy, Durham University

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