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Great minds of the Western intellectual tradition. Part 4, The Enlightenment and its critics

Author: Alan Charles Kors; Dennis Dalton; Darren Staloff; Jeremy Shearmur; Teaching Company.
Publisher: Chantilly, VA : Teaching Co., ©2000.
Series: Great courses.
Edition/Format:   DVD video : English : 3rd edView all editions and formats
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Part 4 covers the period during the 17th and 18th centuries that saw widespread questioning of religious and other traditional authorities, growing faith in science, and early responses to the budding industrial revolution. This period marks the intellectual flowering that led to the American Revolution.
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Genre/Form: Criticism, interpretation, etc
History
Named Person: John Locke; Giambattista Vico; Charles de Secondat Montesquieu, baron de; Bernard Mandeville; George Berkeley; David Hume; Adam Smith; Jean-Jacques Rousseau; George Berkeley; David Hume; John Locke; Bernard Mandeville; Charles de Secondat Montesquieu, baron de; Jean-Jacques Rousseau; Adam Smith; Giambattista Vico
Material Type: Videorecording
Document Type: Visual material
All Authors / Contributors: Alan Charles Kors; Dennis Dalton; Darren Staloff; Jeremy Shearmur; Teaching Company.
OCLC Number: 51849166
Notes: Booklet (60 p.) includes list of lectures with scope and outline for each lecture.
Performer(s): Lecturers: Alan Charles Kors, Dennis G. Dalton, Darren M. Staloff, and Jeremy Shearmur.
Description: 2 videodiscs (360 min.) : sd., col. ; 4 3/4 in. + 1 booklet (60 p. ; 22 cm.)
Details: DVD.
Contents: Lecture 37. Introduction / A. Kors --
Lecture 38. Locke: politics / D. Dalton --
Lecture 39. Locke: the revolution in knowledge / A. Kors --
Lecture 40. Vico and the new science of history / D. Staloff --
Lecture 41. Montesquieu and political thought / A. Kors --
Lecture 42. The worldly philosophy of Bernard Mandeville / D. Staloff --
Lecture 43. Bishop Berkeley: idealism and critique of the Enlightenment / D. Staloff --
Lecture 44. Hume's epistemology / D. Staloff --
Lecture 45. Hume's theory of morality / D. Staloff --
Lecture 46. Hume's natural religion / A. Kors --
Lecture 47. Adam Smith and the origins of political economy / J. Shearmur --
Lecture 48. Rousseau's Dissent / A. Kors.
Series Title: Great courses.
Other Titles: Enlightenment and its critics

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Part 4 covers the period during the 17th and 18th centuries that saw widespread questioning of religious and other traditional authorities, growing faith in science, and early responses to the budding industrial revolution. This period marks the intellectual flowering that led to the American Revolution.

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