How humble are great scientists and artists?

Should we reconcile our drive and ambition with a need for humility?
30 September 2020
Presented by Ed Kessler




How humble are great scientists and artists? Often, you might think, not very. Abrahamic scriptures and Dharmic religious texts preach humility but religious institutions are often far from humble. Joining Ed Kessler, Anna Alexandrova and Ilaria Bernocchi discuss the much talked about virtue of humility...

Naked Scientists content cited in this programme:

Naked Evolution - 150 years since Darwin's theory of Evolution was presented to the Linnean Society

The Descent of Man - This Week in Science history saw, in 1871, the publication of The Descent of Man by Charles Darwin


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