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The Resource Philosophy, religion, and the meaning of life, (videorecording)

Philosophy, religion, and the meaning of life, (videorecording)

Label
Philosophy, religion, and the meaning of life
Title
Philosophy, religion, and the meaning of life
Contributor
Subject
Language
eng
Summary
Charts how the question of life's meaning has been pursued through the ages, highlighting the Western philosophical and religious paths in the human search for meaningful living
Member of
Cataloging source
CaBVa
PerformerNote
Lecturer: Professor Francis J. Ambrosio, Georgetown University
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  • Ambrosio, Francis J
  • Teaching Company
Runtime
http://bibfra.me/vocab/marc/not-applicable
Series statement
The great courses
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  • Life
  • Meaning (Philosophy)
  • Heroes
  • Saints
Label
Philosophy, religion, and the meaning of life, (videorecording)
Instantiates
Publication
Note
  • Course no. 4610
  • Course guidebook includes lecture outlines and notes, a time line, glossary, biographical notes, and bibliography
Accompanying material
3 course guidebooks (22 cm.).
Color
multicolored
Configuration of playback channels
unknown
Contents
  • lecture 5.
  • Plato: politics, justice, and philosophy
  • disc 2. lecture 6.
  • Plato's Republic: the hero's reward
  • lecture 7.
  • Heroic ideal in late Stoicism
  • lecture 8.
  • "In the beginning": the Hebrew worldview
  • lecture 9.
  • Father Abraham, the first saint
  • pt. 1. disc 1. lecture 1.
  • lecture 10.
  • Saintly types in the Hebrew Bible
  • lecture 11.
  • Jesus as saintly innovator: forgiving love
  • lecture 12.
  • Hero or saint? Saul of Tarsus --
  • Meaning: a question and a commitment
  • lecture 2.
  • Hero and saint: mapping the cultural genome
  • lecture 3.
  • Heroic age: the Greek worldview
  • lecture 4.
  • Heroism and the tragic view of life
  • lecture 17.
  • Enlightenment patterns of cultureal mutation
  • lecture 18.
  • Mt. Moriah revisited: saintly transgression
  • disc 4. lecture 19.
  • History of suspicion: Marx, Darwin, Freud
  • lecture 20.
  • Nietzsche: the return of the tragic hero
  • lecture 21.
  • Dostoevsky: the return of the saint
  • pt. 2. disc 3. lecture 13.
  • lecture 22.
  • Century of trauma
  • lecture 23.
  • Quantum leap
  • lecture 24.
  • Existentialism: Sartre and de Beauvoir --
  • Hero or saint? Augustine of Hippo
  • lecture 14.
  • Mohammed: the prophet as saintly innovator
  • lecture 15.
  • Saint francis and Dante: saintly troubadours
  • lecture 16.
  • Agony and ecstasy of Michelangelo
  • lecture 29.
  • Viktor Frankl: freedom's search for meaning
  • lecture 30.
  • Simone Weil: imagining the secular saint
  • disc 6. lecture 31.
  • Simon Weil: a new Augustine?
  • lecture 32.
  • Identifying the secular saint
  • lecture 33.
  • Secular saint at the movies
  • pt. 3. disc 5. lecture 25.
  • lecture 34.
  • Ernest Becker: the denial of death
  • lecture 35.
  • Terror and hope in a planetary age
  • lecture 36.
  • Secular saint: learning to walk upright
  • Camus and the absurd hero
  • lecture 26.
  • Flannery O'Connor and the mystery of Grace
  • lecture 27.
  • Holocaust and the crisis of forgiveness
  • lecture 28.
  • Faulkner and Beckett: images of the forlorn
Dimensions
4 3/4 in. +
Dimensions
other
Edition
Library ed.
Extent
6 videodiscs (18 hr.)
Isbn
9781598035810
Medium for sound
videodisc
Note
  • Some copies may circulate in 2 or more containers. See holdings information.
  • Set includes: 6 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.
Other physical details
digital
Sound on medium or separate
sound on medium
Specific material designation
videodisc
System details
DVD
Video recording format
DVD
Label
Philosophy, religion, and the meaning of life, (videorecording)
Publication
Note
  • Course no. 4610
  • Course guidebook includes lecture outlines and notes, a time line, glossary, biographical notes, and bibliography
Accompanying material
3 course guidebooks (22 cm.).
Color
multicolored
Configuration of playback channels
unknown
Contents
  • lecture 5.
  • Plato: politics, justice, and philosophy
  • disc 2. lecture 6.
  • Plato's Republic: the hero's reward
  • lecture 7.
  • Heroic ideal in late Stoicism
  • lecture 8.
  • "In the beginning": the Hebrew worldview
  • lecture 9.
  • Father Abraham, the first saint
  • pt. 1. disc 1. lecture 1.
  • lecture 10.
  • Saintly types in the Hebrew Bible
  • lecture 11.
  • Jesus as saintly innovator: forgiving love
  • lecture 12.
  • Hero or saint? Saul of Tarsus --
  • Meaning: a question and a commitment
  • lecture 2.
  • Hero and saint: mapping the cultural genome
  • lecture 3.
  • Heroic age: the Greek worldview
  • lecture 4.
  • Heroism and the tragic view of life
  • lecture 17.
  • Enlightenment patterns of cultureal mutation
  • lecture 18.
  • Mt. Moriah revisited: saintly transgression
  • disc 4. lecture 19.
  • History of suspicion: Marx, Darwin, Freud
  • lecture 20.
  • Nietzsche: the return of the tragic hero
  • lecture 21.
  • Dostoevsky: the return of the saint
  • pt. 2. disc 3. lecture 13.
  • lecture 22.
  • Century of trauma
  • lecture 23.
  • Quantum leap
  • lecture 24.
  • Existentialism: Sartre and de Beauvoir --
  • Hero or saint? Augustine of Hippo
  • lecture 14.
  • Mohammed: the prophet as saintly innovator
  • lecture 15.
  • Saint francis and Dante: saintly troubadours
  • lecture 16.
  • Agony and ecstasy of Michelangelo
  • lecture 29.
  • Viktor Frankl: freedom's search for meaning
  • lecture 30.
  • Simone Weil: imagining the secular saint
  • disc 6. lecture 31.
  • Simon Weil: a new Augustine?
  • lecture 32.
  • Identifying the secular saint
  • lecture 33.
  • Secular saint at the movies
  • pt. 3. disc 5. lecture 25.
  • lecture 34.
  • Ernest Becker: the denial of death
  • lecture 35.
  • Terror and hope in a planetary age
  • lecture 36.
  • Secular saint: learning to walk upright
  • Camus and the absurd hero
  • lecture 26.
  • Flannery O'Connor and the mystery of Grace
  • lecture 27.
  • Holocaust and the crisis of forgiveness
  • lecture 28.
  • Faulkner and Beckett: images of the forlorn
Dimensions
4 3/4 in. +
Dimensions
other
Edition
Library ed.
Extent
6 videodiscs (18 hr.)
Isbn
9781598035810
Medium for sound
videodisc
Note
  • Some copies may circulate in 2 or more containers. See holdings information.
  • Set includes: 6 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.
Other physical details
digital
Sound on medium or separate
sound on medium
Specific material designation
videodisc
System details
DVD
Video recording format
DVD

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