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BBC Education & Training

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Works: 2,370 works in 3,507 publications in 1 language and 23,162 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Film adaptations  History  Television plays  Interviews  Criticism, interpretation, etc  Biography  Television programs  Television adaptations  Case studies 
Roles: Producer
Classifications: PR2823, 822.33
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Most widely held works by BBC Education & Training
The yellow wallpaper ( visu )
10 editions published between 1989 and 2005 in English and held by 648 libraries worldwide
Touted as one of the first major feminist writers, Charlotte Perkins Gilman spent her life fighting to liberate women from the yoke of domesticity. This is a stunning BBC dramatization of Gilman's autobiographical account of a woman driven to madness by the repressive mores of Victorian culture. While taking a rest cure, a woman becomes obsessed with the labyrinthine pattern in her bedroom's wallpaper
Bertolt Brecht ( visu )
6 editions published between 1997 and 2004 in English and held by 262 libraries worldwide
"The German poet, playwright, and theatrical reformer who developed the drama as a social and ideological forum is the subject of this program, in which those who knew him discuss his life and many works. Excerpts from plays such as Mother Courage and her children, The life of Galileo, The good woman of Setzuan, and Antigone highlight the development of Brecht's austere form of irregular verse. A later work, A little Orgnum for the theater, is the embodiment of Brecht's idea of true Marxist drama"--Container
Bryan Magee talks to Myles Burnyeat about Plato by Bryan Magee( visu )
6 editions published between 1987 and 2008 in English and held by 211 libraries worldwide
Analyzes the dialogues of Plato. Seeing Plato's ideas initially as extentions of those of his teacher Socrates, Burnyeat explains the development and content of Plato's original doctrines of knowledge as virtue, the immortality and tripartite division of the soul, and the theory of forms (ideas). Plato's political philosophy is discussed within the context of the nation of the ideal state -- a political utopia ruled by philosopher-kings
Identity crisis ( visu )
4 editions published between 2005 and 2008 in English and held by 203 libraries worldwide
Examines the "nature vs. nurture" debate in the shaping of the identity of children. This program weighs in on that question by capturing the emotional and psychological development of 25 boys and girls at age five. Children reveal clear signals about their self-worth and their expectations for the future that bear strong connection to nationality, gender, skin color, economic class, and the presence or absence of either parent
In black & white ( visu )
8 editions published between 1997 and 2006 in English and held by 199 libraries worldwide
Using archival newsreel and feature film footage, this program explores the inception, struggle, suppression, and survival of Black cinema from the 1920s through the 1950s
A reputation the rape of Artemisia Gentileschi ( visu )
7 editions published between 1994 and 2005 in English and held by 190 libraries worldwide
"In 1612, Artemisia accused a fellow artist of rape. Using original transcripts from the rape trial, this program, through Artemisia's and other character's testimony, reconstructs how the male-dominated art community of Michelangelo's Rome falsified her promiscuity and forever destroyed her reputation as a woman and even as an artist."--Container
W. Edward [sic] Deming prophet unheard ( visu )
6 editions published between 1997 and 2010 in English and held by 190 libraries worldwide
Includes rare archival footage of W. Edwards Deming profiling his 14-point management philosophy; outlines how American businesses chose to ignore the concept of quality control which Deming introduced to post-World War II Japan, turning it into an international manufacturing giant; shows case studies of Ford Motor Company and Florida Power and Light
Arthur Miller ( visu )
4 editions published between 1987 and 2004 in English and held by 189 libraries worldwide
"Pulitzer Prize-winning playwright Arthur Miller speaks about his life and career"--Container
EBay money for old rope? ( visu )
6 editions published in 2005 in English and held by 186 libraries worldwide
Presents the history of eBay, the site's feedback system, its key to success, and its impact on the collectible and antique business
Bryan Magee talks to Martha Nussbaum about Aristotle by Bryan Magee( visu )
5 editions published between 1987 and 2008 in English and held by 183 libraries worldwide
In this program, a far-reaching philosophical ideas of Plato's star pupil are examined by Martha Nussbaum. Aristotle overcomes Plato's dualism of the intelligence and sensible worlds with his principle of the separate nature of eternal matter and form. The principles of potentiality and actuality are examined along with Aristotle's theory of the four causes - material, formal, efficient and final-which account for changes in all things
Bryan Magee talks to J.P. Stern about Nietzsche by Bryan Magee( visu )
5 editions published between 1987 and 2004 in English and held by 178 libraries worldwide
J.P. Stern discusses Nietzsche's concepts as the genesis of existentialism, and as the root philosophies of fascist political movements
Bryan Magee talks to Bernard Williams about Descartes by Bryan Magee( visu )
5 editions published between 1987 and 2008 in English and held by 176 libraries worldwide
Bernard Williams examines Descartes's theory of knowledge and his use of skeptical inquiry to affirm reality, including the existence of God
F. Scott Fitzgerald ( visu )
4 editions published between 1997 and 2004 in English and held by 173 libraries worldwide
"Writer Jay McInerny [i.e. McInerney], Fitzgerald biographer Scott Donaldson, and others talk about Fitzgerald's life, writing, and marriage to the ill-fated Zelda"--Container
Bryan Magee talks to Anthony Kenny about medieval philosophy by Bryan Magee( visu )
7 editions published between 1987 and 2008 in English and held by 164 libraries worldwide
"Examines the ideas of medieval philosophic theologians, particularly St. Thomas Aquinas. Oxford medieval philosopher Anthony Kenny discusses Aristotelian logic as the basis of Acquinas' thought, and disputes charges that medieval philosophy merely reinforced extant Christian views. Logical methods employed by Aquinas are discussed as precursors of the scientific methodology of later philosophers such as Descartes"--Container insert
Living with ADHD ( visu )
4 editions published between 2005 and 2007 in English and held by 164 libraries worldwide
This program describes new medical strategies designed specifically for parents struggling to keep ADHD from controlling their households and limiting the prospects and happiness of their children. It also focuses on the challenges of parents who, in addition to their children, are diagnosed with the disorder. While presenting concerns that Ritalin and other drugs have led to overmedication, the video demonstrates that clinical advances are enabling children to learn constructive behavior, build relationships, and lay the foundations of a rewarding life
Bryan Magee talks to Sidney Morgenbesser about the American pragmatists by Bryan Magee( visu )
8 editions published between 1987 and 2004 in English and held by 158 libraries worldwide
Morgenbesser discusses the nuances of pragmatic philosophy as expressed by three American philosophers
Letter to America how Arabs view the United States ( visu )
9 editions published between 2001 and 2010 in English and held by 156 libraries worldwide
"Syrian born writer Rana Kabbani returns to the Middle East to find out how Muslims have come to view the United States."--BBC webpage
War spin ( visu )
3 editions published in 2004 in English and held by 155 libraries worldwide
In his report, John Kampfner skeptically analyzes the heroic reports of the ambush, capture, and rescue of Private Jessica Lynch, calling them misrepresentations designed to bolster weak support for the Iraq war effort
Bryan Magee talks to Geoffrey Warnock about Kant by Bryan Magee( visu )
7 editions published between 1987 and 2008 in English and held by 153 libraries worldwide
Geoffrey Warnock discusses the philosophy of anti-empiricist Immanuel Kant and his view that activities and powers within the mind are the key to knowledge and that all knowledge is appearance
Shell shock ( visu )
3 editions published in 2005 in English and held by 151 libraries worldwide
When oil conglomerate Shell stunned investors by announcing a 20 percent reduction in its proven reserves, pensions and portfolios suffered around the world. This program reveals a pattern of exaggeration and cover-up at the company's top level -- specifically involving the former chairman and head of production. An unflinching analysis of a failure in business ethics, Shell Shock raised complex and timely questions: At what point did protection of the company's image usurp shareholder interests? How did financial industry safeguards let such a crisis develop? And how can similar fiascoes be prevented in the future?
 
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