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- Lucasian chair : professorship in mathematics at the University of Cambridge (UK).
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- Francis Bacon : (1561-1626) English Renaissance essayist and philosopher who argued that science should proceed empirically, by induction.
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- History of geography : Chronology of the development and history of geography.
- John Stott : (1921 - ) A British Christian leader and Anglican clergyman who is noted as a leader of the worldwide evangelical movement.
- Karl Popper : (1902–1994) One of the most influential philosophers of science of the 20th century.
- Logical positivism : A school of philosophy that combines positivism—which states that the only authentic knowledge is scientific knowledge—with some kind of logical analysis, which is similar, but not the same as logicism.
- Lord Rayleigh : (1842 – 1919) physicist who made fundamental discoveries in the fields of acoustics and optics; 1904 Nobel Prize for isolation of argon.
- Master of Philosophy (M.Phil.) : Add brief definition or description
- Mathematics : The study of quantities, structures, their relations, and changes thereof.
- Monty Python : British surrealist comedy troupe.
- Peter A. Sturrock : (b. 1924) British scientist whose career has been devoted to astrophysics, plasma physics, and solar physics, most notably ufology, scientific inference and in the history of science and philosophy of science.
- Prince Philip, Duke of Edinburgh : The husband of Queen Elizabeth II of the United Kingdom.
- University of Manchester : Largest single higher education institution in the United Kingdom.