#214 – Jed Buchwald: Isaac Newton and the Philosophy of Science

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Here’s the timestamps for the episode. On some podcast players you should be able to click the timestamp to jump to that time.
(00:00) – Introduction
(06:34) – How does science progress?
(22:48) – Theory of Everything
(34:40) – Consciousness
(38:15) – Most Beautiful Moments in Science
(46:00) – Isaac Newton
(1:12:13) – Competition in Science
(1:22:47) – Newton’s Career
(1:35:58) – Importance of Data
(1:42:17) – Alchemy
(1:46:31) – Newton and Religion
(1:49:44) – Showing Newton the future
(1:54:28) – Newton and Einstein