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A glorious accident, understanding our place in the cosmic puzzle. Stephen Toulmin

Author: Stephen Edelston Toulmin; Wim Kayzer; VPRO.; Films Media Group.; Films for the Humanities (Firm)
Publisher: Princeton, NJ : Films Media Group : Films for the Humanities & Sciences, ©1994.
Edition/Format:   DVD video : NTSC color broadcast system : EnglishView all editions and formats
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An interview with Stephen Toulmin, physicist, philosopher of science, science historian, and author of Wittgenstein's Vienna. Features discussion on a wide range of topics, including Toulmin's life, his belief that the modern world has gone down the wrong path with its emphasis on materialism and rationalism, Descartes, physics, and history.
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Genre/Form: Interviews
Interview
Series
Biographical (Nonfiction)
Documentary
Named Person: Stephen Edelston Toulmin; Stephen Toulmin
Material Type: Videorecording
Document Type: Visual material
All Authors / Contributors: Stephen Edelston Toulmin; Wim Kayzer; VPRO.; Films Media Group.; Films for the Humanities (Firm)
OCLC Number: 79429517
Notes: Additional copyright date on title frames: 1993, VPRO.
Additional title on opening credits: Stephen Toulmin in conversation with Wim Kayzer.
Credits: Cameramen, Jochgem van Dijk, Eric van Empel ; editor, Tjerk Boersma.
Description: 1 videodisc (105 min.) : sound, color ; 4 3/4 in.
Details: DVD - NTSC.
Responsibility: VPRO ; producer/director, Wim Kayzer.

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An interview with Stephen Toulmin, physicist, philosopher of science, science historian, and author of Wittgenstein's Vienna. Features discussion on a wide range of topics, including Toulmin's life, his belief that the modern world has gone down the wrong path with its emphasis on materialism and rationalism, Descartes, physics, and history.

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