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Colin McGinn

Author: Bill D Moyers; Films for the Humanities & Sciences (Firm); Films Media Group.; Public Affairs Television (Firm)
Publisher: New York, N.Y. : Films Media Group, [2006], ©2006.
Series: Faith and reason (New York, N.Y.); Films on Demand.
Edition/Format:   eVideo : Clipart/images/graphics : English
Database:WorldCat
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Does science have a monopoly on reason? Not at all, says philosopher and novelist Colin McGinn-reason is the foundation of morality as well. Bill Moyers talks with the author of The Mysterious Flame: Conscious Minds in a Material World and Ethics, Evil, and Fiction about his adoption of atheism, his views on the practicalities of religious tolerance, and his belief that rational scrutiny and criticism must coexist  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Videorecording
Educational films
Internet videos
Additional Physical Format: Originally produced:
Public Affairs Television (Firm), 2006
Named Person: Bill D Moyers; Bill D Moyers
Material Type: Clipart/images/graphics, Internet resource, Videorecording
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File, Visual material
All Authors / Contributors: Bill D Moyers; Films for the Humanities & Sciences (Firm); Films Media Group.; Public Affairs Television (Firm)
OCLC Number: 709672180
Language Note: Closed-captioned.
Notes: Films on Demand is distributed by Films Media Group for Films for the Humanities & Sciences, Cambridge Educational, Meridian Education, and Shopware.
Encoded with permission for digital streaming by Films Media Group on Oct. 07, 2006.
Title from distributor's description.
Target Audience: 11 & up.
Description: 1 streaming video file (26 min.) : sd., col., digital file.
Details: Mode of access: Internet.; System requirements: FOD playback platform.
Contents: Bill Moyers Introduces Colin McGinn (1:38) --
Changing Perceptions of God's Nature (2:09) --
An Atheist Among Believers (1:02) --
Free Speech: Tolerance, Criticism, and Persecution (2:52) --
Separation of Church and State (1:49) --
The Attack on Reason (4:19) --
Embracing Atheism (1:26) --
Reason and Faith (2:34) --
The Longevity of Christianity (2:15) --
The Rise of Religious Fervor (2:45).
Series Title: Faith and reason (New York, N.Y.); Films on Demand.
Responsibility: Public Affairs Television (Firm).

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Does science have a monopoly on reason? Not at all, says philosopher and novelist Colin McGinn-reason is the foundation of morality as well. Bill Moyers talks with the author of The Mysterious Flame: Conscious Minds in a Material World and Ethics, Evil, and Fiction about his adoption of atheism, his views on the practicalities of religious tolerance, and his belief that rational scrutiny and criticism must coexist with religious freedom.

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