December 6, 2017 — Fundamental scientific discovery comes before the technologies based on that scientific insight, making scientific revolutions an indispensable part of ensuring continual economic progress. Where do we look for potential future scientific revolutions? What must the United States, China, Russia, and other leading nations do to pursue this?
Reading for next class:
Watch Metaphor: an Intermezzo
- Plato’s Meno dialogue: what is virtue, and what is the origin of knowledge?