Thinking Allowed Productions
Most widely held works by Thinking Allowed Productions
Guide to rational living. Parts 1-2 ( Visual )
1 edition published in 1988 in English and held by 185 libraries worldwide
Discussion focuses on how our behavior, emotions and our ideas are interrelated.
The Human Dilemma. Parts 1-2 ( Visual )
1 edition published in 1988 in English and held by 170 libraries worldwide
Series moderator Jeffrey Mishlove interviews Rollo May on existential psychology and the role of anxiety in our lives.
Does mind matter ( Visual )
3 editions published between 1988 and 2011 in English and held by 146 libraries worldwide
Series moderator Jeffrey Mishlove interviews speakers on the relationship of mind to body or brain; comparison of the mind to computers; and the mind in Buddhism.
Spirituality and psychology by Frances E Vaughan ( Visual )
3 editions published between 1988 and 2006 in English and held by 132 libraries worldwide
An interview with transpersonal psychotherapist and author Frances Vaughan, who says that psychology is incomplete without an understanding of the spiritual yearnings of human beings. She stresses that all spiritual traditions ultimately offer a means toward transcendence of the limited self.
Approaches to consciousness ( Visual )
2 editions published between 1992 and 2006 in English and held by 131 libraries worldwide
A series of four interviews conducted by Jeffrey Mishlove on problems of consciousness. In "The evolution of consciousness" Robert Ornstein suggests that the mind is composed of many subroutines that he refers to as a "squadron of simpletons." Self-mastery requires orchestrating these "simpletons" to work as a team. "The nervous system and the soul" deals with the dramatic, musical and mathematical qualities of the soul as they are available even to the mentally retarded and those with other neurological defects. Oliver Sacks maintains that our conventional view of awareness keeps us from appreciating the unique talents of those with Tourette's syndrome and other disorders.
Boundaries of the soul ( Visual )
1 edition published in 1988 in English and held by 124 libraries worldwide
Jeffrey Mishlove interviews June Singer about the theory and practice of Carl G. Jung's analytic psychology.
Understanding prejudice ( Visual )
2 editions published between 1992 and 2006 in English and held by 121 libraries worldwide
The demographics of society are forcing us to come to terms with cultural diversity. In this 2-part program, Jeffrey Mishlove interviews Price Cobbs who describes the principles of ethnotherapy designed to facilitate a deep examination of the ways we think about other groups.
Living philosophically ( Visual )
3 editions published between 1988 and 2011 in English and held by 120 libraries worldwide
Series moderator Jeffrey Mishlove interviews speakers on the self as it relates to society, the universe, religion and thought.
Thinking about thinking ( Visual )
3 editions published between 1987 and 2007 in English and held by 110 libraries worldwide
Michael Scriven, a philosopher and multi-disciplinary scholar, discusses what he calls "evaluation phobia", the fear that individuals and organizations have about carefully examining the logic of their own decisions.
Communication and congruence ( Visual )
1 edition published in 1988 in English and held by 110 libraries worldwide
Series moderator, Dr. Jeffrey Mishlove, interviews Virginia Satir, noted author and psychologist, who discusses how internalized "rules" for social behavior limit our communication.
Beyond the post-modern mind ( Visual )
1 edition published in 1988 in English and held by 95 libraries worldwide
According to professor of philosophy and comparative religion Huston Smith, the modern western worldview is dominated by the materialist values of science. This withdrawal of emphasis from human values and from essential elements such as meaning, quality and purpose has lead to widespread alienation and social discontent. An interview with psychotherapist Jeffrey Mishlove.
Mind over machine ( Visual )
3 editions published between 1988 and 1989 in English and held by 94 libraries worldwide
In this program, archcritic of the artificial intelligence establishment, Hubert Dreyfus, discusses the nature of human intuition and perception. He claims that these basic and essential phenomena of consciousness will never be replicated by computing machines.
Humanistic psychotherapy by James F. T Bugental ( Visual )
1 edition published in 1988 in English and held by 79 libraries worldwide
James Bugental describes humanistic-existential psychotherapy as a journey toward greater wholeness and aliveness, where the client does not necessarily change behavior, but rather gains a larger sense of who he or she is.
Adventure of self-discovery by Stanislav Grof ( Visual )
1 edition published in 1988 in English and held by 68 libraries worldwide
Host Jeffrey Mishlove interviews Grof on his COEX system, and the development of "holotropic" therapy as it relates to birth.
Intelligent systems ( Visual )
3 editions published between 1992 and 2007 in English and held by 66 libraries worldwide
Dr. Jeffrey Mishlove discusses artificial intelligence and the nature of expert computer systems with four experts.
The Cult of information ( Visual )
1 edition published in 1988 in English and held by 63 libraries worldwide
In this program, social critic Theodore Roszak delivers a scathing indictment of the over-selling of computer and high-tech ideology to the American public.
Optimal performance ( Visual )
3 editions published between 1988 and 2007 in English and held by 63 libraries worldwide
Series host Jeffrey Mishlove discusses how to successfully manage your life with four guests.
The Roots of consciousness ( Visual )
2 editions published in 1988 in English and held by 60 libraries worldwide
Series moderator Jeffrey Mishlove interviews speakers on myths, psychic experiences, free will, and the unconscious.
Compassion in action with Ram Dass ( Visual )
2 editions published between 1988 and 1998 in English and held by 59 libraries worldwide
Consists of a two-part interview with Ram Dass (a.k.a. Richard Alpert, Ph. D.), a spiritual teacher and author of numerous books, who discusses politics and spirituality. Ram Dass probes deeply into the nature of helping relationships and suggests that when we see deeply into each human being, no matter how desperate the situation, we are able to honor and learn from them.
Contemporary perspectives in philosophy of religion ( Visual )
1 edition published in 1988 in English and held by 58 libraries worldwide
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