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Plato's theory of forms

Author: Arthur F Holmes; Wheaton College (Ill.); Insight Media (Firm)
Publisher: New York, NY : Insight Media, [2005?]
Series: History of philosophy, lecture #5.
Edition/Format:   DVD video : English
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This program explains Plato's theory of forms as ideal entities: objects of knowledge that make up an entire nonmaterial realm. It explains that when material objects are compared against these archetypes, a rationally ordered cosmos with objective values results.
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Named Person: Plato.
Material Type: Videorecording
Document Type: Visual material
All Authors / Contributors: Arthur F Holmes; Wheaton College (Ill.); Insight Media (Firm)
OCLC Number: 69950817
Notes: Recorded by Communications Resources in cooperation with the Public Relations Dept. of Wheaton College in 1992.
Description: 1 videodisc (60 min.) : sound, color ; 4 3/4 in.
Details: DVD-video.
Series Title: History of philosophy, lecture #5.
Responsibility: Arthur F. Holmes.

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This program explains Plato's theory of forms as ideal entities: objects of knowledge that make up an entire nonmaterial realm. It explains that when material objects are compared against these archetypes, a rationally ordered cosmos with objective values results.

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