world is the world of atoms, quarks, and genes that constitutes the
scientific world view, but is not available to direct sensory experience.
In this lecture, Michael Redhead, centennial professor at the London
School of Economics and Political Science and co-director of the Centre
for the Philosophy of Natural and Social Science, looks at a variety
of views that scientists and philosophers have put forward about the
cognitive status of the unseen world from both an historical and a modern
Michael Redhead explores the history of the unseen world.
feature is taken from a lecture delivered at the London School of Economics
and Political Science on May 2, 2001. Copyright The London School of
Economics and Political Science.