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The Resource The Great ideas of philosophy : Volume 1, The Teaching Company, (DVD)

The Great ideas of philosophy : Volume 1, The Teaching Company, (DVD)

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The Great ideas of philosophy : Volume 1
Title
The Great ideas of philosophy : Volume 1
Statement of responsibility
The Teaching Company
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Language
eng
Summary
The "Long Debate" on the nature of truth, the scale of real values, the life one should aspire to live, the character of justice, the sources of law, and the terms of civic and political life is encompassed by the name philosophy. Three persistent themes--understood as problems--are knowledge, conduct, and governance, on which there is a storehouse of insights, some so utterly persuasive as to have shaped thought itself. Beginning with Plato and Aristotle, the Stoics, Epicureans, and Scholastic philosophers, through the Renaissance to the Enlightenment and Romanticism to Darwin and Freud, these lectures examine the long history of the discipline in which humanity criticizes its own certainties and weighs the worthiness of its most secure beliefs
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UNA
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videorecording
Credits note
Producer/editor, Jaimee M. Aigret ; directors, Jon Leven, Tom Dooley ; content supervisor, Maggie Lyons
Dewey number
100
LC call number
B72
LC item number
.R63 2004d
PerformerNote
Sixty lectures of thirty minutes each by Daniel N. Robinson, Philosophy faculty, Oxford University; Distinguished Professor Emeritus, Georgetown University
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The Great ideas of philosophy : Volume 1, The Teaching Company, (DVD)
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The Great ideas of philosophy : Volume 1, The Teaching Company, (DVD)
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Course guidebook includes professor biography, statement of course scope, lecture outlines and notes, timeline, glossary, biographical notes, and bibliography
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Accompanying material
1 course guidebook (iv, 336 p. ; 19 cm.)
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multicolored
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Contents
  • Lecture 5
  • The Greek tragedians on man's fate ;
  • Lecture 6
  • Herodotus and the lamp of history
  • Disc 2. Lecture 7
  • Socrates on the examined life ;
  • Lecture 8
  • Plato's search for truth ;
  • Lecture 9
  • Can virtue be taught? ;
  • Part 1. Disc 1. Lecture 1
  • Lecture 10
  • Plato's 'Republic': Man writ large ;
  • Lecture 11
  • Hippocrates and the science of life ;
  • Lecture 12
  • Aristotle on the knowable
  • From the Upanishads to Homer ;
  • Lecture 2
  • Philosophy: Did the Greeks invent it? ;
  • Lecture 3
  • Pythagoras and the divinity of number ;
  • Lecture 4
  • What is there? ;
  • Lecture 17
  • Roman law: Making a city of the once-wide world ;
  • Lecture 18
  • The light within: Augustine on human nature
  • Disc 4. Lecture 19
  • Islam ;
  • Lecture 20
  • Secular knowledge: The idea of university ;
  • Lecture 21
  • The reappearance of experimental science ;
  • Part 2. Disc 3. Lecture 13
  • Lecture 22
  • Scholasticism and the theory of natural law ;
  • Lecture 23
  • The Renaissance: Was there one? ;
  • Lecture 24
  • Let us burn the witches to save them
  • Aristotle on friendship ;
  • Lecture 14
  • Aristotle on the perfect life ;
  • Lecture 15
  • Rome, the Stoics, and the rule of law ;
  • Lecture 16
  • The Stoic bridge to Christianity ;
  • Lecture 29
  • Locke's Newtonian science of the mind ;
  • Lecture 30
  • No matter? The challenge of materialism
  • Disc 6. Lecture 31
  • Hume and the pursuit of happiness ;
  • Lecture 32
  • Thomas Reid and the Scottish school ;
  • Lecture 33
  • France and the philosophes ;
  • Part 3. Disc 5. Lecture 25
  • Lecture 34
  • 'The Federalist Papers' and the great experiment ;
  • Lecture 35
  • What is Enlightenment? Kant on freedom ;
  • Lecture 36
  • Moral science and the natural world
  • Francis Bacon and the authority of experience ;
  • Lecture 26
  • Descartes and the authority of reason ;
  • Lecture 27
  • Newton: The saint of science ;
  • Lecture 28
  • Hobbes and the social machine ;
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Edition
2nd ed.
Extent
6 videodiscs (1800 min.)
Isbn
9781565859821
Medium for sound
videodisc
Other physical details
sd., col.
Publisher number
  • PD4200-01
  • PD4200-02
  • PD4200-03
  • PD4200-04
  • PD4200-05
  • 4200
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sound on medium
Specific material designation
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System details
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