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An introduction to Greek philosophy, part 1

Author: David Roochnik; Teaching Company.
Publisher: Chantilly, VA : Teaching Co., ©2002.
Series: Great courses (DVD).
Edition/Format:   DVD video : English : Library ed
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David Roochnik, professor of philosophy at Boston University, presents a series of 24 lectures divided into four parts. Lectures 1-8 are devoted to the "Pre-Socratics"; lecture 9 discusses Socrates himself; lectures 10-17 concentrate on the works of Plato; lectures 18-24 are devoted to Aristotle.
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Genre/Form: Audio-visual material
Material Type: Videorecording
Document Type: Visual material
All Authors / Contributors: David Roochnik; Teaching Company.
ISBN: 1565857291 9781565857292
OCLC Number: 229298450
Notes: Part 1 of 2.
Performer(s): David Roochnik, lecturer.
Description: 2 videodiscs : sd., col. ; 4 3/4 in. + 1 course guide.
Details: DVD.
Contents: Part I, disc 1. A dialectical approach to Greek philosophy --
From myth to philosophy: Hesiod and Thales --
The Milesians and the quest for being --
The Great Intrusion, Heraclitus --
Parmenides, the champion of being --
Reconciling Heraclitus and Parmenides --
Part I, disc 2. The Sophists: Protagoras, the first "humanist" --
Socrates --
An introduction to Plato's dialogues --
Plato versus the Sophists, I --
Plato versus the Sophists, II --
Plato's forms, I.
Series Title: Great courses (DVD).
Responsibility: David Roochnik.

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David Roochnik, professor of philosophy at Boston University, presents a series of 24 lectures divided into four parts. Lectures 1-8 are devoted to the "Pre-Socratics"; lecture 9 discusses Socrates himself; lectures 10-17 concentrate on the works of Plato; lectures 18-24 are devoted to Aristotle.

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