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Lavine, T. Z.

Overview
Works: 101 works in 282 publications in 1 language and 1,295 library holdings
Genres: History  Introductions 
Roles: Author, Other, Editor, Author of introduction
Classifications: B72, 109
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Most widely held works about T. Z Lavine
 
Most widely held works by T. Z Lavine
From Socrates to Sartre : the philosophic quest by T. Z Lavine( Book )

13 editions published between 1964 and 1989 in English and held by 480 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This book presents a readable introduction to the lives and times of the great philosophers. It takes us from the inception of Western society Plato's Athens to when the power of Marxism had captured one third of the world. Lavine discusses Western philosophers in terms of the historical and intellectual environment which influenced them, and connects their lasting ideas to the public and private choices we face in America today. The book formed the basis for the PBS television series of the same name.--From publisher description
History and anti-history in philosophy by T. Z Lavine( Book )

19 editions published between 1989 and 2012 in English and Undetermined and held by 227 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

From Socrates to Sartre( Visual )

6 editions published between 1979 and 2011 in English and held by 44 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Dr. Thelma Z. Lavine presents thirty lectures dealing with philosophies of the western world throughout history. The discussions are centered around the contributions of Plato, Descartes, Hume, Hegel, Marx, and Sartre
Shadow and substance( Visual )

7 editions published between 1979 and 2011 in English and held by 29 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Lavine briefly outlines Plato's political philosophy. She then discusses how it was developed by exploring his theory of knowledge and his metaphysics. She concludes by summing up his political philosophy as the absolute rule by the well bred few who have the best knowledge
The Conflict of classes by T. Z Lavine( Visual )

6 editions published between 1979 and 2011 in English and held by 26 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Lavine discusses Marx's theory of historical materialism. Program includes Marx's concepts of the economic foundations of society, ideology, and the dialectic of historical change, and his views on the historical development of economic relations between the classes
The three-part man( Visual )

8 editions published between 1979 and 2011 in English and held by 17 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This program covers Plato vs. the Sophists; Plato's immutable ideas vs. contemporary cultural and ethical relativism; and Plato's ethics. Included is his theory of the tripartite soul, and its relation to contemporary psychology, especially Freud
The young Hegelian ; Alienated man( Visual )

7 editions published between 1979 and 2011 in English and held by 16 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

21. Lavine presents a biographical sketch of Karl Marx, and discusses the Young Hegelians and Marx's role in that organization. 22. Lavine discusses Marx's philosophy of man's economic alienation as presented at the Paris Manuscripts of 1844 and The German ideology. Program concludes with a brief biographical sketch of Friedrich Engels, Marx's collaborator
In search( Visual )

8 editions published between 1979 and 2011 in English and held by 15 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Lavine begins the program by discussing Sartre's conversion to Marxism, and ultimately to anarchism. She then examines and compares phenomenology and existentialism with the linguistic philosophy of Wittgenstein and analytic philosophy. The program concludes with questions as to the future direction of 20th century philosophy
Existence is absurd( Visual )

5 editions published between 1979 and 2011 in English and held by 15 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Introducing the life and work of Jean-Paul Sartre, Dr. Thelma Z. Lavine presents the major themes of existentialism, and traces the development of 20th century existentialism back to Kierkegaard and Nietzsche. It clarifies the fundamental existential premise; addresses the rejection of essentialism, explaining that existence precedes essence; and illuminates the nature of social existentialsim
Virtue is knowledge( Visual )

6 editions published between 1979 and 2011 in English and held by 15 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This program covers Socrates' era from Athen's Golden Age to the defeat of democratic Athens by authoritarian Sparta in the Peloponnesian War. The program focusses on the Socratic Philosophy, the trial and death of Socrates (399 B.C.), Plato and the counter-revolutionary politics of defeated Athens
Proof : God exists( Visual )

7 editions published between 1979 and 2011 in English and held by 15 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Lavine describes Descartes' philosophical approach toward proving the existence of God. Concepts discussed include solipsism, innate, factitious and adventitious ideas, cause and effect, Descartes' ontological proof of God, and the Cartesian circle
The world to come( Visual )

5 editions published between 1979 and 2011 in English and held by 14 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In the first part of the program, Lavine discusses the Communist Manifesto which critiques capitalism and calls for the inevitability of the proletarian revolution. In the second part, Lavine examines Das Kapital which defines Marx's theories of labor value, surplus and exploitation, and details the stages of communism
Alienated man( Visual )

3 editions published between 1979 and 2011 in English and held by 14 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Lavine discusses Marx's philosophy of man's economic alienation as presented in the Paris Manuscripts of 1844 and The German ideology. Program concludes with a brief biographical sketch of Friedrich Engels, Marx's collaborator
The later works : 1925-1953 by John Dewey( Book )

6 editions published between 1989 and 1991 in English and held by 13 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Opinion versus knowledge( Visual )

5 editions published between 1979 and 2011 in English and held by 13 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

What is true knowledge and how is it reached? Plato's theories of knowledge and ideas are discussed
Reason : slave of the passions( Visual )

6 editions published between 1979 and 2011 in English and held by 12 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This programme is on self, God and ethics, with the denial of the idea of continuous identical self a main part of Hume's philosophy. Hume was criticised for inconsistencies in his denial of existence of self and of the validity of causal laws; for his atmostic sensations; for the passivity of mind; and for the narrowness of his empirical psychology
"A well-meanin' critter"( Visual )

7 editions published between 1979 and 2011 in English and held by 11 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Lavine presents a brief biographical sketch of David Hume and an introduction to his empiricist philosophy of knowledge. Program includes Hume's concepts of perceptions, association of ideas, and cause and effect
Reality is truth( Visual )

5 editions published between 1979 and 2011 in English and held by 11 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Hegel offers a new view of philosophies: different philosophical systems should be seen as elements in an "organic unity"; each is necessary in the life of the whole. Philosophy is an organic totality developing historically. This is the model for Hegel's theory of reality, his metaphysics. Hegel uses the dialectical method to unify into one single systematic philosophy the totality of all truths, of the Absolute
Body & soul( Visual )

5 editions published between 1979 and 2011 in English and held by 11 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Lavine discusses Cartesian dualism and Descartes' attempt to separate the world of ideas and senses from the world of physics and science. Included are concepts such as psychophysical dualism, free will and determinism, existence of soul without body, Cartesian compromise, and the interaction of soul and body
The Ideal State( Visual )

4 editions published between 1979 and 2011 in English and held by 11 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Lavine discusses Plato's vision of the ideal political system. Program includes Plato's conceptions of the good life, virtue, the tripartite state, selection and training of leaders, the philosopher-king, and the absolutist political system
 
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From Socrates to Sartre : the philosophic quest
Alternative Names
Lavine, T. Z.

Lavine, Thelma Z.

ラヴィン, セルマ・Z

ラビン, T. Z.

Languages
English (138)

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History and anti-history in philosophyThe later works : 1925-1953