Genius: Reality or Myth? | University of Oxford

Genius: Reality or Myth?

Speaker
Andrew Robinson, author
Event date
Event time
14:00 - 15:00
Venue
Ashmolean Museum
Beaumont Street
Oxford
Oxfordshire
OX1 2PH
Venue details

Lecture Theatre

Event type
Lectures and seminars
Event cost
£5/£4 concessions
Disabled access?
Yes
Booking required
Recommended
Da Vinci, Shakespeare, Mozart and Einstein are individuals generally referred to as 'geniuses', yet the concept of genius is difficult to define. Author Andrew Robinson considers talent, parenting, education, mental illness and luck in the making of a supposed genius.