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The Western tradition. / Programs 5-6

Author: Fred Barzyk; Eugen Joseph Weber; WGBH (Television station : Boston, Mass.); Metropolitan Museum of Art (New York, N.Y.); Annenberg/CPB Project.
Publisher: Santa Barbara, CA : Annenberg/CPB Project, 1989.
Edition/Format:   VHS video : VHS tape   Visual material : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Program 5. Explores the growth of philosophy and democracy in Greece, which laid the foundations for our present systems. Program 6. The foundation of Greek philosophy, as seen in the works of Socrates, Plato, and Aristotle.
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Material Type: Videorecording
Document Type: Visual material
All Authors / Contributors: Fred Barzyk; Eugen Joseph Weber; WGBH (Television station : Boston, Mass.); Metropolitan Museum of Art (New York, N.Y.); Annenberg/CPB Project.
OCLC Number: 20646929
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Lectures heard on PBS covering the origins of Western civilization. Traces the development in politics, economics, industry, agriculture, art, and philosophy in daily life from Egypt through current day.
Performer(s): Lecturer, Eugen Weber.
Description: 1 videocassette (56 min.) : sd., col. ; 1/2 in.
Details: VHS.
Contents: Program 5: The rise of Greek civilization (28:00) --
Program 6: Greek thought (27:37).
Other Titles: Rise of Greek civilization
Greek thought
Responsibility: produced by WGBH/Boston in association with the Metropolitan Museum of Art ; executive producer, Fred Barzyk.

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Program 5. Explores the growth of philosophy and democracy in Greece, which laid the foundations for our present systems. Program 6. The foundation of Greek philosophy, as seen in the works of Socrates, Plato, and Aristotle.

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