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The Anthropic Principle

Alasdair Richmond explains the anthropic principle. If you download and reuse this video, please remember to attribute the University of Edinburgh and include the relevant licence information.

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The Anthropic Principle Part I

John Peacock looks at the anthropic principle in more detail to see how these ideas have led us in modern cosmology to the idea of the multiverse. If you download and reuse this video, please…

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What Prospects for Contemporary Cosmology?

Thinking about the underdetermination problem, we may ask what is the available evidence for the concordance model? Michela Massimi discusses. If you download and reuse this video, please remember…

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Introduction to Week 3

Michela Massimi provides an introduction to Week 3 of the course. If you download and reuse this video, please remember to attribute the University of Edinburgh and include the relevant licence…

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Dark Matter & Dark Energy Part II

John Peacock concludes his presentation of dark matter and dark energy, and how we infer their existence and properties from observations in cosmology. If you download and reuse this video, please…

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Dark Matter & Dark Energy Part I

John Peacock discusses dark matter and dark energy, and how we infer their existence and properties from observations in cosmology. He demonstrates Friedmann's equation to explain this. If you…

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Week 3 Conclusion

Michela Massimi and John Peacock provide a summary of Week 3 of the course. If you download and reuse this video, please remember to attribute the University of Edinburgh and include the relevant…

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The Origins of Our Universe

Cosmologist John Peacock and Michela Massimi briefly review the history of cosmology from the 18th century to modern days. If you download and reuse this video, please remember to attribute the…

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Cosmology and Scientific Methodology

What can philosophers learn from the history of cosmology? How does a branch of metaphysics, become ultimately, a scientific theory? Michela Massimi discusses. If you download and reuse this video,…

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Week 2 Conclusion

Michela and John provide a summary of Week 2 of the course. If you download and reuse this video, please remember to attribute the University of Edinburgh and include the relevant licence…

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A Very Brief History of Cosmology Part II

John Peacock concludes his overview of the history of cosmology. If you download and reuse this video, please remember to attribute the University of Edinburgh and include the relevant licence…

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A Very Brief History of Cosmology Part I

John Peacock provides a brief overview of the history of cosmology. If you download and reuse this video, please remember to attribute the University of Edinburgh and include the relevant licence…

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What Is This Thing Called Science?

What is science? One way of framing this question is to consider what it is about scientific inquiries that set them apart from other kinds of inquiries. Duncan Pritchard discusses. If you download…

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Introduction to Week 1

Michela Massimi and Duncan Pritchard introduce you to Week 1 of the course. If you download and reuse this video, please remember to attribute the University of Edinburgh and include the relevant…

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Duhem & Kuhn

Michela discusses the influence of French theoretical physicist Duhem, and American philosopher Kuhn. If you download and reuse this video, please remember to attribute the University of Edinburgh…

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ANALEPTIC LANDSCAPE

Rolf Roscher, director of Glasgow based Landscape Architects erz, will discuss the practice’s health and care projects. Over the past 14 years erz have designed and overseen delivery of a wide…

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