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Bryan Magee talks to Martha Nussbaum about Aristotle

Author: Bryan Magee; Martha Craven Nussbaum; BBC Education & Training.; Films for the Humanities (Firm); BBC Worldwide Americas, Inc.
Publisher: Princeton, NJ : Films for the Humanities, ©1997.
Edition/Format:   VHS video : VHS tape   Visual material : EnglishView all editions and formats
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In this program, a far-reaching philosophical ideas of Plato's star pupil are examined by Martha Nussbaum. Aristotle overcomes Plato's dualism of the intelligence and sensible worlds with his principle of the separate nature of eternal matter and form. The principles of potentiality and actuality are examined along with Aristotle's theory of the four causes - material, formal, efficient and final-which account for  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Documentary television programs
Nonfiction television programs
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Named Person: Aristotle.; Aristotle.
Material Type: Videorecording
Document Type: Visual material
All Authors / Contributors: Bryan Magee; Martha Craven Nussbaum; BBC Education & Training.; Films for the Humanities (Firm); BBC Worldwide Americas, Inc.
OCLC Number: 38030375
Notes: Originally broadcast in 1987 as a segment of: Great philosophers, a history of western philosophy.
Distributed under license from BBC Worldwide Americas, Inc.
Credits: Devised by Bryan Magee ; producer, Jill Dawson.
Performer(s): Presenter: Bryan Magee.
Description: 1 videocassette (46 min.) : sd., col. ; 1/2 in.
Details: VHS.
Other Titles: Aristotle
Great philosophers
Bryan Magee talked to Martha Nussbaum about Aristotle
Great philosophers (Television program)
Responsibility: BBC Education & Training ; devised and presented by Bryan Magee ; producer, Jill Dawson.

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In this program, a far-reaching philosophical ideas of Plato's star pupil are examined by Martha Nussbaum. Aristotle overcomes Plato's dualism of the intelligence and sensible worlds with his principle of the separate nature of eternal matter and form. The principles of potentiality and actuality are examined along with Aristotle's theory of the four causes - material, formal, efficient and final-which account for changes in all things.

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