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The Resource Great minds of the western intellectual tradition, (videorecording)

Great minds of the western intellectual tradition, (videorecording)

Label
Great minds of the western intellectual tradition
Title
Great minds of the western intellectual tradition
Contributor
Subject
Language
eng
Summary
Presents lectures on Western intellectual history augmented by additional lectures by selected "guest" lecturers. Gives a guided tour through 3,000 years of Western thought
Member of
Cataloging source
SMP
Characteristic
videorecording
PerformerNote
Lectures by Darren M. Staloff, Louis Markos, Jeremy Adams, Phillip Cary, Dennis G. Dalton, Alan Charles Kors, Jeremy Shearmur, Kathleen M. Higgins, Robert Hilary Kane, Robert C. Solomon, Douglas Kellner, and Mark W. Risjord
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1961-
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  • Staloff, Darren
  • Teaching Company
Runtime
252
Series statement
The great courses
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  • Philosophy
  • Civilization, Western
  • Classical literature
  • Literature
Technique
live action
Label
Great minds of the western intellectual tradition, (videorecording)
Instantiates
Publication
Note
Course no. 470
Accompanying material
7 course guidebooks (22 cm.)
Bibliography note
Bibliiographical references included in course guidebooks
Color
multicolored
Configuration of playback channels
unknown
Contents
  • Part 1. Classical origins: disc 1. Introduction -- The Pre-Socratics-- physics and metaphysics -- The Sophists and social science -- Plato-- metaphysics -- Plato-- politics -- Plato-- psychology -- disc 2. Aristotle-- metaphysics -- Aristotle-- politics -- Aristotle-- ethics -- Stoicism and Epicureanism -- Roman eclecticism-- Cicero and Polybius -- Roman skepticism-- Sextus Empiricus
  • part. 2. Christian age: disc. 3. Introduction -- Job and the problem of suffering -- The Hebrew Bible and covenantal history -- The Synoptic Gospels-- the historical Jesus and the Kingdom of God -- Paul-- justification by faith -- Plotinus and Neo-Platonism -- disc 4. Augustine-- grace and free will -- Aquinas and Christian Aristotelianism -- Universals in medieval thought -- Mysticism and Meister Eckhart -- Luther-- law and gospel -- Calvin and Protestantism
  • Part 3. From the Renaissance to the age of reason: disc 5. Introduction -- Machiavelli and the origins of political science -- More's Utopianism -- Erasmus against enthusiasm -- Galileo and the new astronomy -- Bacon's new organon and the new science -- disc 6. Descartes-- the method of modern philosophy -- Hobbes-- politics and the state of nature -- Spinoza-- rationalism and the reverence of being -- Pascal-- skepticism and Jansenism -- Bayle-- skepticism and Calvinism -- Newton and enlightened science
  • Part 4. Enlightenment and its critics: disc 7. Introduction -- Locke-- politics -- Locke-- the revolution of knowledge -- Vico and the new science of history -- Montesquieu and political thought -- The worldly philosophy of Bernard Mandeville -- disc 8. Bishop Berkeley-- Idealism and critique of the Enlightenment -- Hume's Epistemology -- Hume's theory of morality -- Hume's natural religion -- Adam Smith and the origins of political economy -- Rousseau's dissent
  • Part 5. Age of Ideology: disc 9. Introduction -- Kant's "Copernican Revolution" -- Kant's moral theory -- Burke-- the origins of conservatism -- Hegel-- history and historicism -- Marx-- historical materialism -- disc 10. Marx-- on alienation -- Mill's Utilitarianism -- Kierkegaard and the leap of faith -- Schopenhauer-- the world as will and idea -- Nietzsche-- perspectivism and the will to power -- Nietzsche-- the death of God, morality, and self-creation
  • Part 6. Modernism and the age of analysis: disc 11. Introduction -- Jame's Pragmatism -- Freud's psychology of human nature -- Freud's discontents -- A.J. Ayer and Logical Positivism -- Max Weber and legitimate authority -- disc 12. Husserl and Phenomenology -- Dewey's critique of traditional philosophy -- Heidegger-- Dasein and existenz -- Wittgenstein and language analysis -- The Frankfurt school -- Structuralism-- Saussure and Lévi-Strauss
  • Part 7. Crisis of modernity: disc 13. Introduction -- Hayek and the critique of central planning -- Popper-- the open society and the philosophy of science -- Kuhn's paradigm paradigm -- Quine-- ontological relativism -- Habermas-- critical theory and communicative action -- disc 14. Rawls's theory of justice -- Derrida and deconstruction -- Rorty's neo-pragmatism -- Gouldner-- ideology and the "new" class -- MacIntyre-- the rationality of traditions -- Nozick's defense of libertarianism
Dimensions
4 3/4 in. +
Dimensions
other
Edition
3rd ed., Library ed.
Extent
14 videodiscs (42 hrs.)
Isbn
9781565855786
Medium for sound
videodisc
Note
  • Some copies may circulate in 2 or more containers. See holdings information.
  • Set includes: 14 DVDs, 1 book.
  • Set 1 includes: 2 DVDs (1-2), 1 book.
  • Set 2 includes: 2 DVDs (3-4), 1 book.
  • Set 3 includes: 2 DVDs (5-6), 1 book.
  • Set 4 includes: 2 DVDs (7-8), 1 book.
  • Set 5 includes: 2 DVDs (9-10), 1 book.
  • Set 6 includes: 2 DVDs (11-12), 1 book.
  • Set 7 includes: 2 DVDs (13-14), 1 book.
Other physical details
sd., col.
Sound on medium or separate
sound on medium
Specific material designation
videodisc
System control number
  • ocn311867201
  • (OCoLC)311867201
System details
DVD, region 1
Video recording format
DVD
Label
Great minds of the western intellectual tradition, (videorecording)
Publication
Note
Course no. 470
Accompanying material
7 course guidebooks (22 cm.)
Bibliography note
Bibliiographical references included in course guidebooks
Color
multicolored
Configuration of playback channels
unknown
Contents
  • Part 1. Classical origins: disc 1. Introduction -- The Pre-Socratics-- physics and metaphysics -- The Sophists and social science -- Plato-- metaphysics -- Plato-- politics -- Plato-- psychology -- disc 2. Aristotle-- metaphysics -- Aristotle-- politics -- Aristotle-- ethics -- Stoicism and Epicureanism -- Roman eclecticism-- Cicero and Polybius -- Roman skepticism-- Sextus Empiricus
  • part. 2. Christian age: disc. 3. Introduction -- Job and the problem of suffering -- The Hebrew Bible and covenantal history -- The Synoptic Gospels-- the historical Jesus and the Kingdom of God -- Paul-- justification by faith -- Plotinus and Neo-Platonism -- disc 4. Augustine-- grace and free will -- Aquinas and Christian Aristotelianism -- Universals in medieval thought -- Mysticism and Meister Eckhart -- Luther-- law and gospel -- Calvin and Protestantism
  • Part 3. From the Renaissance to the age of reason: disc 5. Introduction -- Machiavelli and the origins of political science -- More's Utopianism -- Erasmus against enthusiasm -- Galileo and the new astronomy -- Bacon's new organon and the new science -- disc 6. Descartes-- the method of modern philosophy -- Hobbes-- politics and the state of nature -- Spinoza-- rationalism and the reverence of being -- Pascal-- skepticism and Jansenism -- Bayle-- skepticism and Calvinism -- Newton and enlightened science
  • Part 4. Enlightenment and its critics: disc 7. Introduction -- Locke-- politics -- Locke-- the revolution of knowledge -- Vico and the new science of history -- Montesquieu and political thought -- The worldly philosophy of Bernard Mandeville -- disc 8. Bishop Berkeley-- Idealism and critique of the Enlightenment -- Hume's Epistemology -- Hume's theory of morality -- Hume's natural religion -- Adam Smith and the origins of political economy -- Rousseau's dissent
  • Part 5. Age of Ideology: disc 9. Introduction -- Kant's "Copernican Revolution" -- Kant's moral theory -- Burke-- the origins of conservatism -- Hegel-- history and historicism -- Marx-- historical materialism -- disc 10. Marx-- on alienation -- Mill's Utilitarianism -- Kierkegaard and the leap of faith -- Schopenhauer-- the world as will and idea -- Nietzsche-- perspectivism and the will to power -- Nietzsche-- the death of God, morality, and self-creation
  • Part 6. Modernism and the age of analysis: disc 11. Introduction -- Jame's Pragmatism -- Freud's psychology of human nature -- Freud's discontents -- A.J. Ayer and Logical Positivism -- Max Weber and legitimate authority -- disc 12. Husserl and Phenomenology -- Dewey's critique of traditional philosophy -- Heidegger-- Dasein and existenz -- Wittgenstein and language analysis -- The Frankfurt school -- Structuralism-- Saussure and Lévi-Strauss
  • Part 7. Crisis of modernity: disc 13. Introduction -- Hayek and the critique of central planning -- Popper-- the open society and the philosophy of science -- Kuhn's paradigm paradigm -- Quine-- ontological relativism -- Habermas-- critical theory and communicative action -- disc 14. Rawls's theory of justice -- Derrida and deconstruction -- Rorty's neo-pragmatism -- Gouldner-- ideology and the "new" class -- MacIntyre-- the rationality of traditions -- Nozick's defense of libertarianism
Dimensions
4 3/4 in. +
Dimensions
other
Edition
3rd ed., Library ed.
Extent
14 videodiscs (42 hrs.)
Isbn
9781565855786
Medium for sound
videodisc
Note
  • Some copies may circulate in 2 or more containers. See holdings information.
  • Set includes: 14 DVDs, 1 book.
  • Set 1 includes: 2 DVDs (1-2), 1 book.
  • Set 2 includes: 2 DVDs (3-4), 1 book.
  • Set 3 includes: 2 DVDs (5-6), 1 book.
  • Set 4 includes: 2 DVDs (7-8), 1 book.
  • Set 5 includes: 2 DVDs (9-10), 1 book.
  • Set 6 includes: 2 DVDs (11-12), 1 book.
  • Set 7 includes: 2 DVDs (13-14), 1 book.
Other physical details
sd., col.
Sound on medium or separate
sound on medium
Specific material designation
videodisc
System control number
  • ocn311867201
  • (OCoLC)311867201
System details
DVD, region 1
Video recording format
DVD

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