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David Wootton

Series featuring David Wootton

  • TORCH | The Oxford Research Centre in the Humanities
  • Voltaire Foundation
# Episode Title Description People Date
1 Creative Commons Adam Smith, Poverty and Famine A highly critical account of Adam Smith's views on famine, which fail to recognize that you can have starvation in the midst of plenty. David Wootton 02 Jun 2017
2 Leviathan and the Air Pump: Highlights Historians of Science David Wootton and Michael Hunter review the controversial book 50 years on Ritchie Robertson, David Wootton, Michael Hunter 28 May 2015
3 Leviathan and the Air Pump: Thirty Years On The historian of science David Wootton reviews the controversial dispute between Robert Boyle and Thomas Hobbes, followed by a reply from Boyle's biographer Michael Hunter Ritchie Robertson, David Wootton, Michael Hunter 12 May 2015