Point of View: Scientific Imagination in the Renaissance
The astonishing changes that developed out of new discoveries of perspective geometry, new architectural techniques, and the ability to map the world and cross oceans. Also explores how this knowledge led to a new individualism.
Presented by veteran BBC historian and science reporter James Burke this series explores influences of discoveries and shared knowledge on the perception of the Universe and man's place in it. James Burke looks at times when new knowledge or discoveries has altered that thinking and explores the cultural changes those discoveries effected.