TEDTalking: The Philosophical Breakfast Club


Location: 400 Geddes Hall

The Philosophical Breakfast Club

In 1812, four men at Cambridge University met for breakfast. What began as an impassioned meal grew into a new scientific revolution, in which these men -- who called themselves “natural philosophers” until they later coined “scientists”-- introduced four major principles into scientific inquiry. Historian and philosopher Laura Snyder tells their intriguing story.