Aug 30, 2021 • 22M

Episode 3: On Norbert Wiener's Relationship with Bertrand Russell

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This episode of The Privatdozent Podcast is based on the March 22nd 2021 newsletter 'On Norbert Wiener's Relationship with Bertrand Russell'. Read by Steve King, the episode is about the period 1911-14 when Ludwig Wittgenstein and Norbert Wiener were students of Bertrand Russell at Trinity College, Cambridge.


Chapters: Welcome (00:00), Introduction (00:19), Young Norbert Wiener (00:45), Russell’s View in 1913 (05:22), The Other Boy Genius (07:29), Norbert’s Relationship with Leo (10:19), Wiener Arrives in Cambridge (13:06), Russell’s View (16:55), Wiener and Hardy (19:31).