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An introduction to Greek philosophy

Author: David Roochnik; Teaching Company.
Publisher: Chantilly, Va. : Teaching Co., ©2002.
Series: Great courses (DVD)
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Material Type: Videorecording
Document Type: Visual material
All Authors / Contributors: David Roochnik; Teaching Company.
ISBN: 1565857291 9781565857292 9791565857291
OCLC Number: 212388633
Notes: "Course no. 4477."
Twenty-four lectures (30 min. each).
Two part set in two containers.
Performer(s): Lectures by David Roochnik, Associate Professor of philosophy at Boston University.
Description: 4 videodiscs (ca. 720 min.) : sd., col. ; 4 3/4 in. + 2 course guidebooks (52, 46 p. ; 22 cm.)
Details: DVD.
Contents: Part 1: Lecture 1. A dialectical approach to Greek philosophy --
lecture 2. From myth to philosophy--Hesiod and Thales --
lecture 3. The Milesians and the quest for being --
lecture 4. The Great Intrusion--Heraclitus --
lecture 5. Parmenides--the champion of being --
lecture 6. Reconciling Heraclitus and Parmenides --
lecture 7. The Sophists--Protagoras, the first "humanist" --
lecture 8. Socrates --
lecture 9. An introduction to Plato's dialogues --
lecture 10. Plato versus the Sophists, I --
lecture 11. Plato versus the Sophists, II --
lecture 12. Plato's forms, I. Part 2: Lecture 13. Plato's forms, II --
lecture 14. Plato versus the Presocratics --
lecture 15. The Republic--the political implications of the forms --
lecture 16. Final reflections on Plato --
lecture 17. Aristotle--"the" philosopher --
lecture 18. Aristotle's Physics--what is nature? --
lecture 19. Aristotle's Physics--the four causes --
lecture 20. Why plants have souls --
lecture 21. Aristotle's hierarchical cosmos --
lecture 22. Aristotle's teleological Politics --
lecture 23. Aristotle's teleological Ethics --
lecture 24. The philosophical life.
Series Title: Great courses (DVD)
Responsibility: [taught by] David Roochnik.

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