David Attenborough at the RSE
Do animals have an aesthetic sense? Do they ever take actions based on factors other than those of a purely practical value? Sir David Attenborough addressed these questions in a talk given as part of the conference on The Science of Beauty at the RSE in November 2015.
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16 Feb 2016
Winter Seminar Series 2016.Organised by the David Hume Institute in conjunction with the Young Academy of the Royal Society of Edinburgh. Speaker: Willie Rennie, MSP Liberal Democrat
16 Feb 2016
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