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Ancient Greek and Roman Science – The Very Short Introductions Podcast – Episode 79

In the last episode of Season 7, Liba Taub introduces the science of ancient Greece and Rome and details the link between poetry, philosophy, and science.

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Liba Taub is Professor of History and Philosophy of Science, in the Department of the History and Philosophy of Science at the University of Cambridge, and Director and Curator of the Whipple Museum of the History of Science.

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Earth Day at 50: Conservation, Spirituality, and Climate Change – Episode 54 – The Oxford Comment

On this episode, we celebrate the 50th anniversary of Earth Day. We spoke with Ted Steinberg, author of “Down to Earth: Nature’s Role in American History,” Belden Lane, author of “The Great Conversation: Nature and the Care of the Soul,” Lufti Radwan of Willowbrook Farm, and Buddy Huffaker, executive director of the Aldo Leopold Foundation, about conservation history, spirituality, organic farming, land ethics, and, of course, climate change.

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