The Sciences in Ancient Greece & Rome: How far did they get?

Dr. Richard Carrier is an expert in ancient science. Since earning his PhD at Columbia University, he has written numerous books on modern philosophy and ancient history. In this lively, illustrated talk, Dr. Carrier will compare modern science (from the Scientific Revolution to today) with science in the ancient Greco-Roman world, where science as we know it began. We will understand what the Greeks and Romans achieved — and how close they got to their own scientific revolution.

  • WHAT: The Sciences in Ancient Greece & Rome: How Far Did They Get?
  • WHO: Dr. Richard Carrier
  • WHEN: 7pm, Wednesday, April 15, 2015
  • WHERE:  Chabot Space & Science Center, 1000 Skyline Blvd, Oakland, CA 94619
  • HOW:  Co-produced with Chabot Space & Science and with Ask A Scientist.
  • WHY:  Because we’re curious creatures.

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