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The philosopher's toolkit : how to be the most rational person in any room, Patrick Grim

Label
The philosopher's toolkit : how to be the most rational person in any room
Title
The philosopher's toolkit
Title remainder
how to be the most rational person in any room
Statement of responsibility
Patrick Grim
Contributor
Author
Publisher
Speaker
Subject
Language
eng
Summary
Professor Grim's work spans ethics, logic, game theory, philosophy of science, and contemporary metaphysics
Member of
Cataloging source
COA
Characteristic
videorecording
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorName
  • Grim, Patrick.
  • Teaching Company
Runtime
720
Series statement
The great courses, Philosophy & intellectual history, Modern Philosophy
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Philosophy
  • Thought and thinking
  • Ethics
  • Game theory
  • Practical reason
  • Metaphysics
Technique
live action
Label
The philosopher's toolkit : how to be the most rational person in any room, Patrick Grim
Instantiates
Publication
Note
  • Course no. 4253
  • 24 Lectures / 30 minutes per lecture
Accompanying material
1 course guidebook (vi, 249 pages : illustrated ; 19 cm).
Carrier category
  • videodisc
  • volume
Carrier MARC source
  • rdacarrier
  • rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Configuration of playback channels
unknown
Content category
  • two-dimensional moving image
  • text
Content type MARC source
  • rdacontent
  • rdacontent
Contents
Disc 1. lecture 1. How we think and how to think better -- lecture 2. Cool rationality and hot thought -- lecture 3. The strategy of visualization -- lecture 4. Visualizing concepts and propositions -- lecture 5. The power of thought experiment -- lecture 6. Thinking like Aristotle -- disc 2. lecture 7. Ironclad, airtight validity -- lecture 8. Thinking outside the box -- lecture 9. The flow of arguments -- lecture 10. Simple heuristics that make us smart -- lecture 11. Why we make mistakes -- lecture 12. Rational discussion in a polarized context -- disc.3. lecture 13. Rhetoric versus rationality -- lecture 14. Bogus arguments and how to defuse them -- lecture 15. The great debate -- lecture 16. Outwitting the advertiser -- lecture 17. Putting a spin on statistics -- lecture 18. Poker, probability, and everyday life --disc 4. lecture 19. Decisions, decisions -- lecture 20. Thinking scientifically -- lecture 21. Put it to the test - beautiful experiments -- lecture 22. Game theory and beyond -- lecture 23. Thinking with models -- lecture 24. Lessons from the great thinkers
Dimensions
4 3/4 in. +
Dimensions
other
Extent
4 videodiscs (720 min.)
Isbn
9781598039337
Media category
  • video
  • computer
  • unmediated
Media MARC source
  • rdamedia
  • rdamedia
Medium for sound
videodisc
Note
Set includes: 4 DVDs, 1 book.
Other physical details
sound, color
Publisher number
PD4253A
Sound on medium or separate
sound on medium
Specific material designation
videodisc
System control number
  • ocn835577886
  • (OCoLC)835577886
System details
DVD
Video recording format
DVD
Label
The philosopher's toolkit : how to be the most rational person in any room, Patrick Grim
Publication
Note
  • Course no. 4253
  • 24 Lectures / 30 minutes per lecture
Accompanying material
1 course guidebook (vi, 249 pages : illustrated ; 19 cm).
Carrier category
  • videodisc
  • volume
Carrier MARC source
  • rdacarrier
  • rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Configuration of playback channels
unknown
Content category
  • two-dimensional moving image
  • text
Content type MARC source
  • rdacontent
  • rdacontent
Contents
Disc 1. lecture 1. How we think and how to think better -- lecture 2. Cool rationality and hot thought -- lecture 3. The strategy of visualization -- lecture 4. Visualizing concepts and propositions -- lecture 5. The power of thought experiment -- lecture 6. Thinking like Aristotle -- disc 2. lecture 7. Ironclad, airtight validity -- lecture 8. Thinking outside the box -- lecture 9. The flow of arguments -- lecture 10. Simple heuristics that make us smart -- lecture 11. Why we make mistakes -- lecture 12. Rational discussion in a polarized context -- disc.3. lecture 13. Rhetoric versus rationality -- lecture 14. Bogus arguments and how to defuse them -- lecture 15. The great debate -- lecture 16. Outwitting the advertiser -- lecture 17. Putting a spin on statistics -- lecture 18. Poker, probability, and everyday life --disc 4. lecture 19. Decisions, decisions -- lecture 20. Thinking scientifically -- lecture 21. Put it to the test - beautiful experiments -- lecture 22. Game theory and beyond -- lecture 23. Thinking with models -- lecture 24. Lessons from the great thinkers
Dimensions
4 3/4 in. +
Dimensions
other
Extent
4 videodiscs (720 min.)
Isbn
9781598039337
Media category
  • video
  • computer
  • unmediated
Media MARC source
  • rdamedia
  • rdamedia
Medium for sound
videodisc
Note
Set includes: 4 DVDs, 1 book.
Other physical details
sound, color
Publisher number
PD4253A
Sound on medium or separate
sound on medium
Specific material designation
videodisc
System control number
  • ocn835577886
  • (OCoLC)835577886
System details
DVD
Video recording format
DVD

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