History of Philosophy / LESSON 31
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The Rise of Modern Science and the Character of Renaissance Ethics

Leonard Peikoff discusses the birth of modern science and its philosophical significance, covering the achievements of Copernicus, Kepler, Bacon and Galileo.  Peikoff also offers a brief examination of the character of Renaissance ethics, as exemplified by Sir Thomas More and Niccolò Machiavelli. 

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Leonard Peikoff
Leonard Peikoff

Ayn Rand’s foremost student and today’s leading expert on Objectivism.

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