Film: New Atlantis
Oh this is a long film but it shows the tensions which led to the organisation of the Royal Society.
You will meet the English court, Sir John Dee, Sir Francis Bacon , Bloody Mary and Elizabeth I and the founding of America.
Where does science end and metaphysics start? Well with Sir John Dee there was no clear demarcation and he was open about where he found his scientific discoveries.
Why was America founded as a Republic? I think this a well produced film but I would like to see what you make of it because I am not impressed with the level of philosophical discussion on this blog.
Was Bacon really William Shakespear, I believe he was,
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