A History of Ideas: The Fourth Revolution

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A History of Ideas: The Fourth Revolution

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Gillian Anderson on the Fourth Revolution

Ray Laurence

Are we in the midst of a fourth revolution in human thinking? This is the view of philosopher Luciano Floridi. He sees the modern information age as fundamentally changing the way we think in the same way as the revolutions of thought sparked by Copernicus, Darwin and Freud reshaped our world view. But is it all for the better?

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Here’s the whole episode from A History of Ideas – Historian Justin Champion on Francis Bacon

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