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Vaccination: An Essentialized History of an Essential Technology (MP3 download)

By Amesh Adalja

 

Amesh Adalja will discuss the history of vaccination with special attention to the heroic figures that developed this technology. Particular consideration will be given the chain of reasoning leading to the first vaccine, as well as how the germ theory of disease led to a plethora of vaccines that allowed humans to experience a rapid improvement in lifespan and quality of life.

This talk was recorded at the Objectivist Summer Conference 2016 in Seattle, WA.

(MP3 download; 41.60 MB)