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Infinity series for Radio 4

By October 7, 2016Blog

history-of-the-infiniteOur contemplation of infinity is explored in this fascinating radio series by Adrian Moore. In ten episodes he journeys through philosophical thought on infinity over the last two and a half thousand years, from why the idea made the Greeks so uncomfortable and introducing us to some of the first great thinkers on infinity, to how the church entered the debate, the arguments that have raged through mathematics and how infinity affects our notion of the universe.  He ends with asking what the concept of infinity tells us about ourselves.

This 10 part series was recorded and edited by Oxford Digital Media for BBC Radio 4. Tune in at http://www.bbc.co.uk/programmes/b07wr1lz/episodes/player