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The great ideas. / God

Author: Mortimer Jerome Adler; Max Weismann; Center for the Study of Great Ideas.
Publisher: Chicago, Ill. : The Center, ©1996.
Edition/Format:   DVD video : English
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In 1953-1954 Dr. Mortimer Adler hosted a live weekly television series in San Francisco, comprised of 52 half-hour programs entitled The Great Ideas. These programs were produced by the Institute for Philosophical Research and were carried as a public service by the American Broadcasting Company, presented by (NET) National Educational Television, the precursor to what is now PBS. This is a retrospective of the  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Filmed lectures
Material Type: Videorecording
Document Type: Visual material
All Authors / Contributors: Mortimer Jerome Adler; Max Weismann; Center for the Study of Great Ideas.
OCLC Number: 593463793
Notes: On disc: "Philosophy is everybody's business."
Web site identifies this as the seventh volume of the program.
Performer(s): Dr. Mortimer Adler.
Description: 1 videodisc (30 min.) : sd., b&w ; 4 3/4 in.
Details: DVD.
Contents: The four key questions about God --
The three possible conceptions of God --
Saint Anselm's argument --
An argument for the existence of God --
Is the philosophical argument for theism conclusive?
Other Titles: God
Syntopical approach to the Great Books
Great ideas (Television program)
Responsibility: Mortimer J. Adler.
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In 1953-1954 Dr. Mortimer Adler hosted a live weekly television series in San Francisco, comprised of 52 half-hour programs entitled The Great Ideas. These programs were produced by the Institute for Philosophical Research and were carried as a public service by the American Broadcasting Company, presented by (NET) National Educational Television, the precursor to what is now PBS. This is a retrospective of the series, prepared by the Center for the study of great ideas, founded by Mortimer J. Adler and Max Weismann.

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