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Hoenig, Janet

Overview
Works: 12 works in 59 publications in 1 language and 945 library holdings
Genres: Educational films  Internet videos  History  Interviews  Educational television programs  Criticism, interpretation, etc  Nonfiction television programs  Documentary television programs  Documentary films  Nonfiction films 
Roles: Producer
Classifications: PN1997, 190
Publication Timeline
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Most widely held works by Janet Hoenig
Classical Greek philosophy by John Hittinger( Visual )

22 editions published between 1976 and 2005 in English and held by 294 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

R.M. Hare examines the 19th-century philosophy of Utilitarianism-- morals and legislation predicated on the greatest happiness for the greatest numbers-- and how it has been applied in the 20th century. In the tradition of J. Bentham, William James, J.S. Mill and H. Sidgwick, Hare also analyzes how 20th century philosophers including Karl Marx, applied utilitarian philosophical concepts to social, political and economic questions
Philosophy, the social context( Visual )

4 editions published between 1977 and 2004 in English and held by 179 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"London School of Economics professor Ernest Gellner discusses contemporary philosophy, its historical and social backgrounds, and its role in modern society. Gellner examines the radical expansion of scientific knowledge and its dehumanizing effect on society as expressed by sociologist Max Weber. Marxism's messianic expectation is blamed for its faulure to reconstruct society. Gellner dismisses today's philosophy of relativism as unworkable."
The Ideas of Chomsky( Visual )

5 editions published between 1977 and 2004 in English and held by 124 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Linguist and political activist Noam Chomsky of the Massachusetts Institute of Technology transformed the nature of linguistics before he was 40. In this program with world-renowned author and professor Bryan Magee, the outspoken Chomsky challenges accepted notions of the way in which language is learned, examines the relationship of language to experience, and discusses the philosophical nature of knowledge. A BBC Production. (47 minutes)
Marcuse and the Frankfurt School( Visual )

4 editions published between 1977 and 2004 in English and held by 82 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Herbert Marcuse explains how the so-called Frankfurt School reevaluated Marxism when world economic crisis failed to destroy capitalism as predicted by Marx. He also analyses the philosophical roots of the student rebellions of the sixties
Philosophy and literature( Visual )

7 editions published between 1977 and 2004 in English and held by 73 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"In this program, Ronald Dworkin, Professor of Jurisprudence at Oxford, examines how the explosive issues of the 1960s compelled the reassessment of fundamental political ideas, and discusses the effect of this movement on political philosophy at the universities."
The Two Philosophies of Wittgenstein( Visual )

4 editions published between 1976 and 2004 in English and held by 71 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Ludwig Wittgenstein developed two linguistic philosophies: one studies language as a way of giving picture-meanings to objects; the other studies the ways language is used to create different impressions. In this program Oxford professor Anthony Quinton dissects Wittgenstein's two linguistic philosophies and discusses their influence on anthropology and sociology
Logical Positivism and Its Legacy( Visual )

4 editions published between 1976 and 2004 in English and held by 66 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A.J. Ayer, who played a major role in introducing logical positivism to England, explains the movement, its purpose, and its effect on current philosophical trends. Ayer also discusses its founders-- members of the Vienna Circle of the 1920s-- who based their theories on logic and science
The Ideas of Quine( Visual )

4 editions published between 1977 and 2004 in English and held by 57 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Willard Van Orman Quine discusses his earlier view of himself as a mathematical logician, and his later interest in philosophy in a more general sense-- specifically, regarding metaphysics and the philosophy of language
 
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Languages
English (54)