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A talk from 2012 on why 2011 should make us take the physics of society seriously.
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"Culture crash" a review of the state of econophysics published in Nature 441, 686 (2006)
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BBC Radio 4

Philip discusses his book Critical Mass with science presenter Quentin Cooper and economist Paul Ormerod.

The physical modelling of human social systems - a review in ComPlexUs 1, 190, published November 2004.
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The physics of society: a talk delivered at the London School of Economics, March 2003.
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The physical modelling of society - a historical perspective: a talk presented at Messina, Sicily (2001) and subsequently published in Physica A 314, 1-14 (2002).
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Philip was made Science Commentator of the Year in the 2015 Comment awards - details here.