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Jacob Bronowski (1908–1974)

Jacob Bronowski was born on January 18, 1908 in Lódz, Poland, Russian Empire [now Lódz, Lódzkie, Poland] as Jakub Bronowski. He was a writer, known for Television Tomorrow (1957), The Ascent of Man (1973) and Parkinson (1971). He died on August 22, 1974 in East Hampton, New York, USA. See full bio »

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 1973 The Ascent of Man (TV Series documentary) (written by - 1 episode)
- Lower Than the Angels (1973) ... (written by)
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 1973-1976 Parkinson (TV Series)
- Episode #5.21 (1976) ... Himself (as Dr. Jacob Bronowski)
- Episode #3.9 (1973) ... Himself (as Professor Jacob Bronowski)
 1973 The Ascent of Man (TV Series documentary)
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- World Within World (1973) ... Himself - Presenter
- The Starry Messenger (1973) ... Himself - Presenter
- The Majestic Clockwork (1973) ... Himself - Presenter
- The Long Childhood (1973) ... Himself - Presenter
- The Ladder of Creation (1973) ... Himself - Presenter
 1960 Panorama (TV Series documentary)
- Challenge of the Sixties (1960) ... Himself
 1959 The Brains Trust (TV Series)
Himself - Panellist
- Episode dated 17 May 1959 (1959) ... Himself - Panellist
 1957 Television Tomorrow (TV Movie)

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Dr. Jacob Bronowski | Professor Jacob Bronowski

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The most wonderful discovery made by scientists is science itself." [1977] "Dissent is the mark of freedom. And as originality and independence are private needs for the existence of a science, so dissent and freedom are its public needs. The safeguards which it must offer are apparent: free inquiry, free thought, free speech, tolerance. These freedoms of tolerance have never been notable in a ... See more »


Writer about the epistemology and history of science, the importance of scientific literacy, and the connections between science and art. He became a popular spokesman for science and was cast on the popular TV show The Brains Trust (1955). See more »

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