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The great ideas of philosophy, Parts 1-5, Daniel N. Robinson, (sound recording)

Label
The great ideas of philosophy, Parts 1-5
Title
The great ideas of philosophy
Title number
Parts 1-5
Statement of responsibility
Daniel N. Robinson
Creator
Contributor
Subject
Language
eng
Summary
Dr. Daniel N. Robinson, Professor of Philosophy at Oxford University and Georgetown University, delivers fifty lectures in five parts tracing the origins of philosophy and its history across the centuries and countries
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Accompanying matter
instructional materials
Cataloging source
VUT
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1937-
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Robinson, Daniel N.
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not applicable
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not applicable
Literary text for sound recordings
lectures speeches
PerformerNote
Daniel N. Robinson, Oxford University, lecturer
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Teaching Company
Series statement
The great courses : teaching that engages the mind
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  • Philosophy
  • Philosophy and religion
  • Philosophy and science
  • Philosophy, Ancient
  • Philosophy, Renaissance
  • Philosophy, Modern
Label
The great ideas of philosophy, Parts 1-5, Daniel N. Robinson, (sound recording)
Instantiates
Publication
Note
Compact disc
Capture and storage technique
digital storage
Configuration of playback channels
stereophonic
Contents
  • Lec. 5.
  • Is Medea guilty as charged? The Greek tragedians on man's fate
  • Lec. 6.
  • Know thyself - Herodotus and the lamp of history
  • Lec. 7.
  • Socrates on the examined life
  • Lec. 8.
  • Plato's search for truth
  • Lec. 9.
  • Can virtue be taught?
  • Part I. Lec. 1.
  • Lec. 10.
  • Plato's Republic - Man writ large --
  • From the Upanishads to Homer
  • Lec. 2.
  • What is it and did the Greeks invent it?
  • Lec. 3.
  • Pythagoras and the divinity of number
  • Lec. 4.
  • What is there? The Pre-Socratics and the ultimate stuff of the universe
  • Lec. 15.
  • Rome, the Stoics, and the rule of law
  • Lec. 16.
  • Stoic bridge to Christianity
  • Lec. 17.
  • Roman law - making a city of the once-wide world
  • Lec. 18. The
  • light within - Augustine's idea of human nature
  • Lec. 19.
  • Islam
  • Part II. Lec. 11.
  • Lec. 20.
  • Secular knowledge - the idea of the university --
  • Mind and body - Hippocrates and the science of life
  • Lec. 12.
  • Aristotle on the knowable
  • Lec. 13.
  • Aristotle on friendship
  • Lec. 14.
  • Aristotle on the perfect life
  • Lec. 25.
  • Francis Bacon's "Great Instauration" - the authority of experience
  • Lec. 26.
  • Descartes and the skeptical mind - the authority of reason
  • Lec. 27.
  • Newton - the saint of science
  • Lec. 28. The
  • Social machine - Thomas Hobbes's Leviathan and the science of statecraft
  • Lec. 29. A
  • Newtonian science of the mind - John Locke on human understanding
  • Part III. Lec. 21.
  • Lec. 30.
  • No matter? Never mind! Berkeley and the challenge of materialism --
  • Facts and values - the reappearance of experimental science
  • Lec. 22.
  • Scholasticism and the theory of natural law
  • Lec. 23.
  • Erasmus and Luther - humanism and fundamentalism
  • Lec. 24.
  • Let us burn the witches to save them...
  • Lec. 35.
  • What is enlightenment? Kant on freedom and the forms of knowledge
  • Lec. 36.
  • Moral science and the natural world - Kant and the moral imperative
  • Lec. 37. The
  • Phrenologists - early sciences of mind and brain
  • Lec. 38. The
  • Idea of freedom
  • Lec. 39.
  • Human history as the unfolding of the ideal - the Hegelians
  • Part IV. Lec. 31.
  • Lec. 40. The
  • World as the gift of genius - the aesthetic movement --
  • Skepticism and the pursuit of happiness - David Hume
  • Lec. 32.
  • Common sense and the Divine Providence - Thomas Reid and the Scottish school
  • Lec. 33. The
  • Play of mind and the salons of dissent - France and the philosophies
  • Lec. 34. The
  • Federalist papers and the great experiment
  • Freudian world
  • Lec. 46.
  • Yankee thought in a world of mystery - the radical William James
  • Lec. 47.
  • William James's pragmatism
  • Lec. 48.
  • Helping the fly out of the bottle - Wittgenstein and the discursive turn
  • Lec. 49.
  • Breaking the code - Alan Turing in the forest of wisdom
  • Lec. 50.
  • Part V. Lec. 41.
  • Four theories of the good life - from saints to heroes to brains in vats
  • Dark corners of the soul - Nietzsche at the twilight
  • Lec. 42. The
  • Liberal tradition - J. S. Mill on liberty
  • Lec. 43. Survival of the fittest - Darwin & the purposes of nature
  • Lec. 44.
  • Marxism - dead but not forgotten
  • Lec. 45. The
Control code
000264688
Dimensions
4 3/4 in.
Dimensions
4 3/4 in. or 12 cm. diameter
Extent
25 sound discs (ca. 120 min. ea.)
Groove width / pitch
not applicable
Kind of cutting
not applicable
Kind of disc cylinder or tape
mass produced
Kind of material
plastic with metal
Other physical details
digital
Publisher number
4200
Special playback characteristics
digital recording
Specific material designation
sound disc
Speed
1.4m. per second (discs)
System control number
(Sirsi) 000264688
Tape configuration
not applicable
Tape width
not applicable
Label
The great ideas of philosophy, Parts 1-5, Daniel N. Robinson, (sound recording)
Publication
Note
Compact disc
Capture and storage technique
digital storage
Configuration of playback channels
stereophonic
Contents
  • Lec. 5.
  • Is Medea guilty as charged? The Greek tragedians on man's fate
  • Lec. 6.
  • Know thyself - Herodotus and the lamp of history
  • Lec. 7.
  • Socrates on the examined life
  • Lec. 8.
  • Plato's search for truth
  • Lec. 9.
  • Can virtue be taught?
  • Part I. Lec. 1.
  • Lec. 10.
  • Plato's Republic - Man writ large --
  • From the Upanishads to Homer
  • Lec. 2.
  • What is it and did the Greeks invent it?
  • Lec. 3.
  • Pythagoras and the divinity of number
  • Lec. 4.
  • What is there? The Pre-Socratics and the ultimate stuff of the universe
  • Lec. 15.
  • Rome, the Stoics, and the rule of law
  • Lec. 16.
  • Stoic bridge to Christianity
  • Lec. 17.
  • Roman law - making a city of the once-wide world
  • Lec. 18. The
  • light within - Augustine's idea of human nature
  • Lec. 19.
  • Islam
  • Part II. Lec. 11.
  • Lec. 20.
  • Secular knowledge - the idea of the university --
  • Mind and body - Hippocrates and the science of life
  • Lec. 12.
  • Aristotle on the knowable
  • Lec. 13.
  • Aristotle on friendship
  • Lec. 14.
  • Aristotle on the perfect life
  • Lec. 25.
  • Francis Bacon's "Great Instauration" - the authority of experience
  • Lec. 26.
  • Descartes and the skeptical mind - the authority of reason
  • Lec. 27.
  • Newton - the saint of science
  • Lec. 28. The
  • Social machine - Thomas Hobbes's Leviathan and the science of statecraft
  • Lec. 29. A
  • Newtonian science of the mind - John Locke on human understanding
  • Part III. Lec. 21.
  • Lec. 30.
  • No matter? Never mind! Berkeley and the challenge of materialism --
  • Facts and values - the reappearance of experimental science
  • Lec. 22.
  • Scholasticism and the theory of natural law
  • Lec. 23.
  • Erasmus and Luther - humanism and fundamentalism
  • Lec. 24.
  • Let us burn the witches to save them...
  • Lec. 35.
  • What is enlightenment? Kant on freedom and the forms of knowledge
  • Lec. 36.
  • Moral science and the natural world - Kant and the moral imperative
  • Lec. 37. The
  • Phrenologists - early sciences of mind and brain
  • Lec. 38. The
  • Idea of freedom
  • Lec. 39.
  • Human history as the unfolding of the ideal - the Hegelians
  • Part IV. Lec. 31.
  • Lec. 40. The
  • World as the gift of genius - the aesthetic movement --
  • Skepticism and the pursuit of happiness - David Hume
  • Lec. 32.
  • Common sense and the Divine Providence - Thomas Reid and the Scottish school
  • Lec. 33. The
  • Play of mind and the salons of dissent - France and the philosophies
  • Lec. 34. The
  • Federalist papers and the great experiment
  • Freudian world
  • Lec. 46.
  • Yankee thought in a world of mystery - the radical William James
  • Lec. 47.
  • William James's pragmatism
  • Lec. 48.
  • Helping the fly out of the bottle - Wittgenstein and the discursive turn
  • Lec. 49.
  • Breaking the code - Alan Turing in the forest of wisdom
  • Lec. 50.
  • Part V. Lec. 41.
  • Four theories of the good life - from saints to heroes to brains in vats
  • Dark corners of the soul - Nietzsche at the twilight
  • Lec. 42. The
  • Liberal tradition - J. S. Mill on liberty
  • Lec. 43. Survival of the fittest - Darwin & the purposes of nature
  • Lec. 44.
  • Marxism - dead but not forgotten
  • Lec. 45. The
Control code
000264688
Dimensions
4 3/4 in.
Dimensions
4 3/4 in. or 12 cm. diameter
Extent
25 sound discs (ca. 120 min. ea.)
Groove width / pitch
not applicable
Kind of cutting
not applicable
Kind of disc cylinder or tape
mass produced
Kind of material
plastic with metal
Other physical details
digital
Publisher number
4200
Special playback characteristics
digital recording
Specific material designation
sound disc
Speed
1.4m. per second (discs)
System control number
(Sirsi) 000264688
Tape configuration
not applicable
Tape width
not applicable

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