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The Resource The big questions of philosophy, Professor David Kyle Johnson, King's College

The big questions of philosophy, Professor David Kyle Johnson, King's College

Label
The big questions of philosophy
Title
The big questions of philosophy
Statement of responsibility
Professor David Kyle Johnson, King's College
Contributor
Film distributor
Production company
Subject
Language
eng
Summary
Learn to think clearly, shun fallacies, and reach your own conclusions as you confront the questions that have puzzled generations of philosophers
Member of
Cataloging source
RSC
Characteristic
videorecording
LC call number
B791
LC item number
.J64 2016
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorName
  • Johnson, David Kyle
  • Teaching Company
Runtime
http://bibfra.me/vocab/marc/unknown
Series statement
The great courses. Philosophy & intellectual history. Modern philosophy
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
Philosophy, Modern
Target audience
adult
Technique
live action
Label
The big questions of philosophy, Professor David Kyle Johnson, King's College
Instantiates
Publication
Note
  • Title from container
  • Course no. 4130
  • Thirty-six lectures, 30 min. each
Accompanying material
1 course guidebook (vi, 279 pages : illustrations ; 19 cm.)
Carrier category
  • videodisc
  • volume
Carrier category code
  • vd
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
  • rdacarrier
  • rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Configuration of playback channels
unknown
Content category
  • two-dimensional moving image
  • text
Content type code
  • tdi
  • txt
Content type MARC source
  • rdacontent
  • rdacontent
Contents
  • What is the best way to gain knowledge?
  • Do we know what knowledge is?
  • When can we trust testimony?
  • Can mystical experience justify belief?
  • Is faith ever rational?
  • Why is there something rather than nothing?
  • disc 3.
  • What is God like?
  • How could God allow moral evil?
  • Why would God cause natural evil?
  • disc 1.
  • Are freedom and foreknowledge compatible?
  • Do our souls make us free?
  • What does it mean to be free?
  • disc 4.
  • What preserves personal identity?
  • Are persons mere minds?
  • Are persons just bodies?
  • Are you really you?
  • How does the brain produce the mind?
  • What do minds do, if anything?
  • How do we do philosophy?
  • disc 5.
  • Could machines think?
  • Does God define the good?
  • Does happiness define the good?
  • Does reason define the good?
  • How ought we to live?
  • Why bother being good?
  • disc 6.
  • Should government exist?
  • What justifies a government?
  • Why should we trust reason?
  • How big should government be?
  • What are the limits of liberty?
  • What makes a society fair or just?
  • What is the meaning of life?
  • How do we reason carefully?
  • How do we find the best explanation?
  • What is truth?
  • Is knowledge possible?
  • disc 2.
Dimensions
4 3/4 in. +
Dimensions
  • 4 3/4 in.
  • 3/4 in.
Extent
6 videodiscs (18 hr.)
Isbn
9781629972367
Media category
  • video
  • unmediated
Media MARC source
  • rdamedia
  • rdamedia
Media type code
  • v
  • n
Medium for sound
videodisc
Note
Set includes: 6 DVDs, 1 book.
Other physical details
sound, color
Physical substance
DVD video
Sound on medium or separate
sound on medium
Specific material designation
videodisc
System control number
  • ocn945775108
  • (OCoLC)945775108
System details
DVD
Video recording format
DVD
Label
The big questions of philosophy, Professor David Kyle Johnson, King's College
Publication
Note
  • Title from container
  • Course no. 4130
  • Thirty-six lectures, 30 min. each
Accompanying material
1 course guidebook (vi, 279 pages : illustrations ; 19 cm.)
Carrier category
  • videodisc
  • volume
Carrier category code
  • vd
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
  • rdacarrier
  • rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Configuration of playback channels
unknown
Content category
  • two-dimensional moving image
  • text
Content type code
  • tdi
  • txt
Content type MARC source
  • rdacontent
  • rdacontent
Contents
  • What is the best way to gain knowledge?
  • Do we know what knowledge is?
  • When can we trust testimony?
  • Can mystical experience justify belief?
  • Is faith ever rational?
  • Why is there something rather than nothing?
  • disc 3.
  • What is God like?
  • How could God allow moral evil?
  • Why would God cause natural evil?
  • disc 1.
  • Are freedom and foreknowledge compatible?
  • Do our souls make us free?
  • What does it mean to be free?
  • disc 4.
  • What preserves personal identity?
  • Are persons mere minds?
  • Are persons just bodies?
  • Are you really you?
  • How does the brain produce the mind?
  • What do minds do, if anything?
  • How do we do philosophy?
  • disc 5.
  • Could machines think?
  • Does God define the good?
  • Does happiness define the good?
  • Does reason define the good?
  • How ought we to live?
  • Why bother being good?
  • disc 6.
  • Should government exist?
  • What justifies a government?
  • Why should we trust reason?
  • How big should government be?
  • What are the limits of liberty?
  • What makes a society fair or just?
  • What is the meaning of life?
  • How do we reason carefully?
  • How do we find the best explanation?
  • What is truth?
  • Is knowledge possible?
  • disc 2.
Dimensions
4 3/4 in. +
Dimensions
  • 4 3/4 in.
  • 3/4 in.
Extent
6 videodiscs (18 hr.)
Isbn
9781629972367
Media category
  • video
  • unmediated
Media MARC source
  • rdamedia
  • rdamedia
Media type code
  • v
  • n
Medium for sound
videodisc
Note
Set includes: 6 DVDs, 1 book.
Other physical details
sound, color
Physical substance
DVD video
Sound on medium or separate
sound on medium
Specific material designation
videodisc
System control number
  • ocn945775108
  • (OCoLC)945775108
System details
DVD
Video recording format
DVD

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