Robert Boyle Summer School: The Who, Why & What of Scientific Discovery

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Things to do in County Waterford, Ireland - The Who, Why & What of Scientific Discovery - YourDaysOut
12, The Park Holiday Homes, Shandon Rd, Shandon, Dungarvan, Co. Waterford, Ireland
Jun 22, 2018 11:00:00 AM - Jun 22, 2018 12:00:00 PM
Adult - EUR 10.00
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Paul Strathern is a British writer and academic who has also written numerous books on science, philosophy, history, literature, medicine and economics. He will discuss the How, Who & What of Scientific Discovery Paul was born in London, and studied at Trinity College, Dublin, has lectured in philosophy and mathematics and is a Somerset Maugham Prize–winning novelist. Besides five novels, he is the author of two successful series of short introductory books: Philosophers in 90 Minutes and The Big Idea: Scientists Who Changed the World. His book on the history of chemistry entitled Mendeleyev's Dream (2001) was short-listed for the Aventis Prize, and his works have been translated into over two dozen languages. He is the author of the best-selling The Medici: Godfathers of the Renaissance, Napoleon in Egypt, and The Artist, the Philosopher and the Warrior: Leonardo, Machiavelli and Borgia - a fateful collusion (2009) and The Spirit of Venice: from Marco Polo to Casanova...

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