In episode 6, we get medieval!
Find out why the Middle Ages were as much a period of reason and inquiry as inquisition and superstition.
Why was the famous medieval intellectual Pierre Abelard castrated, forced to burn his works, and condemned to silence by the church? How did the combination of Aristotelian philosophy and the development of universities institutionalize reason and science? What are the parallels between clashes over academic freedom in the 13th and 21st centuries?
All this and much more in Clear and Present Danger – episode 6!
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