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The Resource The birth of the modern mind : an intellectual history of the 17th and 18th century, Alan Charles Kors

The birth of the modern mind : an intellectual history of the 17th and 18th century, Alan Charles Kors

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The birth of the modern mind : an intellectual history of the 17th and 18th century
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The birth of the modern mind
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an intellectual history of the 17th and 18th century
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Alan Charles Kors
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Intellectual history of the 17th and 18th centuries
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eng
Summary
Focuses on the revolution of the intellect that seized Europe between 1600 and 1800, a revolution whose lights and shadows are all around us still. This course consolidates and enhances material from two of Professor Kors's earlier courses, The origin of the modern mind and The mind of the enlightenment
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Kors, Alan Charles
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B801
LC item number
.K67 2003
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Lecturer: Alan Charles Kors
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The great courses
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  • Philosophy, Modern
  • Philosophy, Modern
  • Philosophy and religion
  • Intellectual life
  • Philosophy and religion
  • Philosophy, Modern
  • Europe
  • Europe
  • Europe
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The birth of the modern mind : an intellectual history of the 17th and 18th century, Alan Charles Kors
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Publication
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1 course guidebook (vi, 118 pages ; 19 cm)
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videodisc
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  • vd
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rdacarrier
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multicolored
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two-dimensional moving image
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  • tdi
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rdacontent
Contents
  • Disc 1. lecture 1. Introduction, intellectual history and conceptual change ; lecture 2. The dawn of the 17th century, Aristotelian scholasticism ; lecture 3. The new vision of Francis Bacon ; lecture 4. The new astronomy and cosmology ; lecture 5. Descartes's dream of perfect knowledge ; lecture 6. The specter of Thomas Hobbes -- disc 2. lecture 7. Skepticism and Jansenism, Blaise Pascal ; lecture 8. Newton's discovery ; lecture 9. The Newtonian revolution ; lecture 10. John Locke, the revolution in knowledge ; lecture 11. The Lockean moment ; lecture 12. Skepticism and Calvanism, Pierre Bayle
  • Disc 3. lecture 13. The moderns, the generation of 1680-1715 ; lecture 14. Introduction to Deism ; lecture 15. The conflict between Deism and Christianity ; lecture 16. Montesquieu and the problem of relativism ; lecture 17. Voltaire, bringing England to France ; lecture 18. Bishop Joseph Butler and God's providence -- disc 4. lecture 19. The skeptical challenge to optimism, David Hume ; lecture 20. The assault upon philosophical optimism, Voltaire ; lecture 21. The Philosophes, the triumph of the French Enlightenment ; lecture 22. Beccaria and enlightened reform ; lecture 23. Rousseau's dissent ; lecture 24. Materialism and Naturalism, the boundaries of the Enlightenment
Dimensions
4 3/4 in. +
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other
Extent
4 videodiscs (approximately 720 min.)
Isbn
9781565857285
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video
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rdamedia
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  • v
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videodisc
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sound, color
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  • 447
  • PD447A
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sound on medium
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videodisc
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  • (OCoLC)1112361618
  • (OCoLC)on1112361618
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DVD video
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DVD
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The birth of the modern mind : an intellectual history of the 17th and 18th century, Alan Charles Kors
Publication
Accompanying material
1 course guidebook (vi, 118 pages ; 19 cm)
Carrier category
videodisc
Carrier category code
  • vd
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Configuration of playback channels
unknown
Content category
two-dimensional moving image
Content type code
  • tdi
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
  • Disc 1. lecture 1. Introduction, intellectual history and conceptual change ; lecture 2. The dawn of the 17th century, Aristotelian scholasticism ; lecture 3. The new vision of Francis Bacon ; lecture 4. The new astronomy and cosmology ; lecture 5. Descartes's dream of perfect knowledge ; lecture 6. The specter of Thomas Hobbes -- disc 2. lecture 7. Skepticism and Jansenism, Blaise Pascal ; lecture 8. Newton's discovery ; lecture 9. The Newtonian revolution ; lecture 10. John Locke, the revolution in knowledge ; lecture 11. The Lockean moment ; lecture 12. Skepticism and Calvanism, Pierre Bayle
  • Disc 3. lecture 13. The moderns, the generation of 1680-1715 ; lecture 14. Introduction to Deism ; lecture 15. The conflict between Deism and Christianity ; lecture 16. Montesquieu and the problem of relativism ; lecture 17. Voltaire, bringing England to France ; lecture 18. Bishop Joseph Butler and God's providence -- disc 4. lecture 19. The skeptical challenge to optimism, David Hume ; lecture 20. The assault upon philosophical optimism, Voltaire ; lecture 21. The Philosophes, the triumph of the French Enlightenment ; lecture 22. Beccaria and enlightened reform ; lecture 23. Rousseau's dissent ; lecture 24. Materialism and Naturalism, the boundaries of the Enlightenment
Dimensions
4 3/4 in. +
Dimensions
other
Extent
4 videodiscs (approximately 720 min.)
Isbn
9781565857285
Media category
video
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • v
Medium for sound
videodisc
Other physical details
sound, color
Publisher number
  • 447
  • PD447A
Sound on medium or separate
sound on medium
Specific material designation
videodisc
System control number
  • (OCoLC)1112361618
  • (OCoLC)on1112361618
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DVD video
Video recording format
DVD

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