Clear and Present Danger podcast — episode 6: The not-so-Dark Ages, medieval intellectuals, and freethinkers

In episode 6, we get medieval! Find out why the Middle Ages were as much a period of reason and inquiry as inquisition and persecution. Why was the famous medieval intellectual Pierre Abelard castrated, forced to burn his works, and condemned to silence by the church? How did the combination of Aristotelian philosophy and the … Continue reading Clear and Present Danger podcast — episode 6: The not-so-Dark Ages, medieval intellectuals, and freethinkers