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Humanities and Science: Randomness and Order

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Duration: 0:44:15 | Added: 18 Feb 2015
An interdisciplinary discussion exploring the role of randomness and order in physics, probability, history and music.

The discussion begins with a 20 minute presentation by Professor Ian Walmsley (Hooke Professor of Experimental Physics & Pro Vice Chancellor for Research, University of Oxford), followed by three c. 8 minute responses from:

Professor Jonathan Cross (Professor of Musicology, University of Oxford)
Professor Alison Etheridge (Professor of Probability, University of Oxford)
Professor Chris Wickham (Chichele Professor of Medieval History, University of Oxford)

Chaired by Professor Stephen Tuck (Director of The Oxford Research Centre in the Humanities, University of Oxford)

For related videos and more information about the Humanities and Science series please visit: www.torch.ox.ac.uk/humsciox

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