Title

"Is human understanding finite?"

Date

10-23-1978

Streaming Media

Series

Second Morden Lectures

Length

55 minutes

Notes

In the first of two lectures at Portland State, Sir Medawar, a philosopher, author, and Nobel Prize winning scientist, addressed the question of whether or not there are external or internal limitations to human comprehension, particularly in the area of science. The lecture, which took place in Lincoln Auditorium, was introduced by PSU President Joseph C. Blumel.

Transferred and preserved by Portland State University Library’s Special Collections with the generous support of the Institute of Museum and Library Services through the Library Services and Technology Act, administered by the Oregon State Library.

Subjects

Philosophy, Science, Communication

Original Format

Reel to reel, 3.75 ips, 2 track, mono

Rights

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Persistent Identifier

http://archives.pdx.edu/ds/psu/11437

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