Health, Sports & Psychology

Boundaries of the knowable

Updated Thursday 25th February 2010

Professor Russell Stannard OBE delves into the question of whether we can ever go beyond the boundaries of what we know.

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In this 10 part series from The Open University, Professor Russell Stannard OBE delves into subjects ranging from free will and determinism, to space and the nature of time, asking if we can ever go beyond the boundaries of what we know.

 

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