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Roger Penrose on Mathematical Physics

Roger Penrose on Mathematical Physics

I’m Roger Penrose Emeritus Rouse Ball Professor of Mathematics at the University of Oxford The subject of Physics very much depends on mathematics and we have extremely good equations, theories to describe vast ranges of physical activity I mean, how particles move, how bodies move going back to Newton most of what we know about […]

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Books That Made Me: Dr Patrick Alexander | Think Human Festival | Oxford Brookes University

Books That Made Me: Dr Patrick Alexander | Think Human Festival | Oxford Brookes University

As a postgraduate student, this book was my first introduction to theories from anthropology about ritual and rites of passage. Van Gennep explains how rites of passage are used to mark the transition from one social status to another, for example from childhood to youth. Rites of passage can be traditional rites of passage, for […]

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Books That Made Me: Prof Anne-Marie Kilday | Think Human Festival | Oxford Brookes University

Books That Made Me: Prof Anne-Marie Kilday | Think Human Festival | Oxford Brookes University

I think my interest in things to do with crime which is still such a big part of my academic research career stemmed from reading the Nancy Drew books by Carolyn Keene. This book was the first one I bought myself with pocket money at the age of eight and wow, I was hooked immediately […]

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