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Changing knowledge, changing reality

Author: James Burke; British Broadcasting Corporation. Television Service.; RKO Pictures.; Churchill Films.
Publisher: Los Angeles, CA : Churchill Films, 1986.
Series: Day the universe changed.
Edition/Format:   VHS video : Beta : VHS tape : U-matic   Visual material : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Points out that today's truth will be superseded as our scientific knowledge changes and questions whether moving from one stage of knowledge to another is really progress. Poses the questions: Is knowledge itself only what we make it? Should we find room for tolerance of other cultures' views of knowledge?
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Material Type: Videorecording
Document Type: Visual material
All Authors / Contributors: James Burke; British Broadcasting Corporation. Television Service.; RKO Pictures.; Churchill Films.
OCLC Number: 15118934
Notes: Title from data sheet.
In two parts.
Performer(s): Host, James Burke.
Target Audience: Ages 16 through adults.
Description: 1 videocassette (52 min.) : sound, color + 1 guide.
Series Title: Day the universe changed.
Responsibility: co-produced by BBC-TV and RKO Pictures.

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Points out that today's truth will be superseded as our scientific knowledge changes and questions whether moving from one stage of knowledge to another is really progress. Poses the questions: Is knowledge itself only what we make it? Should we find room for tolerance of other cultures' views of knowledge?

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