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Modern philosophy

Author: Eliseo AlvarezCamila O'DonnellLila KononovichPablo GarciaDaniel GarberAll authors
Publisher: Princeton, NJ : Films for the Humanities and Sciences, ©2004.
Series: Great ideas of philosophy II.
Edition/Format:   DVD video : EnglishView all editions and formats
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During the 16th century, a new breed of thinker arose, equal parts philosopher and scientist, that threw off the received wisdom of the past and started afresh. In this program contemporary philosophers and academicians address the major philosophical currents of that era -- and the explosive controversies surrounding them. Bacon's Novum organum, Descartes' Discours de la methode, Hobbes' Leviathan, Spinoza's Ethica  Read more...
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Genre/Form: History
Named Person: Francis Bacon; René Descartes; Thomas Hobbes; Benedictus de Spinoza
Material Type: Videorecording
Document Type: Visual material
All Authors / Contributors: Eliseo Alvarez; Camila O'Donnell; Lila Kononovich; Pablo Garcia; Daniel Garber; Paul Guyer; Colin McGinn; Anthony Appiah; Tranquilo Producciones.; Films for the Humanities (Firm)
OCLC Number: 56565253
Notes: Title from disc label.
Credits: General producer, Eliseo Alvarez ; executive producer, Camila O'Donnell ; producer, Lila Kononovich ; director, Pablo Garcia.
Performer(s): Paul Guyer, Colin McGinn, Kwame Anthony Appiah, Daniel Garber.
Description: 1 videodisc (50 min.) : sd., col. ; 4 3/4 in.
Details: DVD.
Series Title: Great ideas of philosophy II.
Other Titles: Great ideas of philosophy II.
Responsibility: Tranquilo Producciones.

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During the 16th century, a new breed of thinker arose, equal parts philosopher and scientist, that threw off the received wisdom of the past and started afresh. In this program contemporary philosophers and academicians address the major philosophical currents of that era -- and the explosive controversies surrounding them. Bacon's Novum organum, Descartes' Discours de la methode, Hobbes' Leviathan, Spinoza's Ethica and other germane works are cited.

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