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The great ideas of philosophy, Daniel N. Robinson

Label
The great ideas of philosophy
Title
The great ideas of philosophy
Statement of responsibility
Daniel N. Robinson
Creator
Contributor
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
Sixty lectures tracing the abiding issues of philosophy across the centuries
Member of
Accompanying matter
instructional materials
Cataloging source
TEF
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1937-
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Robinson, Daniel N.
Dewey number
109
Form of composition
not applicable
Format of music
not applicable
LC call number
B72
LC item number
.R63 2005b
Literary text for sound recordings
lectures speeches
Music parts
not applicable
PerformerNote
Lecturer: Daniel N. Robinson, Oxford University
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Teaching Company
Series statement
The great courses
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  • Philosophy
  • Philosophy
Transposition and arrangement
not applicable
Label
The great ideas of philosophy, Daniel N. Robinson
Instantiates
Publication
Note
Compact discs
Accompanying material
5 course guidebooks (22 cm).
Capture and storage technique
unknown
Carrier category
audio disc
Carrier category code
  • sd
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Configuration of playback channels
unknown
Content category
spoken word
Content type code
  • spw
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
From the Upanishads to Homer -- Philosophy, did the Greeks invent it -- Pythagoras and the divinity of number -- What is there? -- The Greek tragedians on man's fate -- Herodotus and the lamp of history -- Socrates on the examined life -- Plato's search for truth -- Can virtue be taught? -- Plato's Republic, man writ large -- Hippocrates and the science of life -- Aristotle on the knowable -- Aristotle on friendship -- Aristotle on the perfect life -- Rome, the stoics, and the rule of law -- The stoic bridge to Christianity -- Roman law, making a city of the once-wide world -- The light within, Augustine on human nature -- Secular knowledge, the idea of university -- The reappearance of experimental science -- Scholasticism and the theory of natural law -- The Renaissance, was there one? -- Let us burn the witches to save them -- Francis Bacon and the authority of experience -- Descartes and the authority of reason -- Newton, the saint of science -- Hobbes and the social machine -- Locke's Newtonian science of the mind -- No matter? The challenge of materialism -- Hume and the pursuit of happiness -- Thomas Reid and the Scottish school -- Frances and the philosophes -- The federalist papers and the great experiment -- What is Enlightenment? Kant on freedom -- Moral science and the natural world -- Phrenology, a science of the mind -- The idea of freedom -- The Hegelians and history -- The aesthetic movement, genius -- Nietzsche at the twilight -- The liberal tradition, J.S. Mill -- Darwin and nature's "purposes" -- Marxism, dead but not forgotten -- The Freudian world -- The radical William James -- William James' pragmatism -- Wittgenstein and the discursive turn -- Alan Turing in the forest of wisdom -- Four theories of the good life -- Ontology, what there "really" is -- Philosophy of science, the last word? -- Philosophy of psychology and related confusions -- Philosophy of mind, if there is one -- What makes a problem "moral" -- Medicine and the values of life -- On the nature of law -- Justice and just wars -- Aesthetics, beauty without observers -- God, really?
Dimensions
4 3/4 in. +
Dimensions
4 3/4 in. or 12 cm. diameter
Edition
2nd ed.
Extent
30 audio discs (approximately 1800 min.)
Groove width / pitch
not applicable
Isbn
9781565859814
Media category
audio
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • s
Other physical details
digital
Publisher number
  • 4200
  • 4201--4205
Special playback characteristics
digital recording
Specific material designation
sound disc
Speed
1.4m. per second (discs)
System control number
  • (OCoLC)58480297
  • (OCoLC)ocm58480297
Tape configuration
not applicable
Tape width
not applicable
Label
The great ideas of philosophy, Daniel N. Robinson
Publication
Note
Compact discs
Accompanying material
5 course guidebooks (22 cm).
Capture and storage technique
unknown
Carrier category
audio disc
Carrier category code
  • sd
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Configuration of playback channels
unknown
Content category
spoken word
Content type code
  • spw
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
From the Upanishads to Homer -- Philosophy, did the Greeks invent it -- Pythagoras and the divinity of number -- What is there? -- The Greek tragedians on man's fate -- Herodotus and the lamp of history -- Socrates on the examined life -- Plato's search for truth -- Can virtue be taught? -- Plato's Republic, man writ large -- Hippocrates and the science of life -- Aristotle on the knowable -- Aristotle on friendship -- Aristotle on the perfect life -- Rome, the stoics, and the rule of law -- The stoic bridge to Christianity -- Roman law, making a city of the once-wide world -- The light within, Augustine on human nature -- Secular knowledge, the idea of university -- The reappearance of experimental science -- Scholasticism and the theory of natural law -- The Renaissance, was there one? -- Let us burn the witches to save them -- Francis Bacon and the authority of experience -- Descartes and the authority of reason -- Newton, the saint of science -- Hobbes and the social machine -- Locke's Newtonian science of the mind -- No matter? The challenge of materialism -- Hume and the pursuit of happiness -- Thomas Reid and the Scottish school -- Frances and the philosophes -- The federalist papers and the great experiment -- What is Enlightenment? Kant on freedom -- Moral science and the natural world -- Phrenology, a science of the mind -- The idea of freedom -- The Hegelians and history -- The aesthetic movement, genius -- Nietzsche at the twilight -- The liberal tradition, J.S. Mill -- Darwin and nature's "purposes" -- Marxism, dead but not forgotten -- The Freudian world -- The radical William James -- William James' pragmatism -- Wittgenstein and the discursive turn -- Alan Turing in the forest of wisdom -- Four theories of the good life -- Ontology, what there "really" is -- Philosophy of science, the last word? -- Philosophy of psychology and related confusions -- Philosophy of mind, if there is one -- What makes a problem "moral" -- Medicine and the values of life -- On the nature of law -- Justice and just wars -- Aesthetics, beauty without observers -- God, really?
Dimensions
4 3/4 in. +
Dimensions
4 3/4 in. or 12 cm. diameter
Edition
2nd ed.
Extent
30 audio discs (approximately 1800 min.)
Groove width / pitch
not applicable
Isbn
9781565859814
Media category
audio
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • s
Other physical details
digital
Publisher number
  • 4200
  • 4201--4205
Special playback characteristics
digital recording
Specific material designation
sound disc
Speed
1.4m. per second (discs)
System control number
  • (OCoLC)58480297
  • (OCoLC)ocm58480297
Tape configuration
not applicable
Tape width
not applicable

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