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The Resource The birth of the modern mind : an intellectual history of the 17th and 18th century, Alan Kors, (CD Audiobook)

The birth of the modern mind : an intellectual history of the 17th and 18th century, Alan Kors, (CD Audiobook)

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The birth of the modern mind : an intellectual history of the 17th and 18th century
Title
The birth of the modern mind
Title remainder
an intellectual history of the 17th and 18th century
Statement of responsibility
Alan Kors
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Language
eng
Summary
"Focuses on the revolution of the intellect that seized Europe between 1600 and 1800 -- a revolution whose lights and shadows are all around us still. This course consolidates and enhances material from two of Professor Kors's earlier courses, The origin of the modern mind and The mind of the enlightenment"--Container
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Accompanying matter
instructional materials
Cataloging source
TUL
Dewey number
190
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not applicable
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not applicable
LC call number
B801
LC item number
.K67 2000b
Literary text for sound recordings
lectures speeches
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not applicable
PerformerNote
Twenty four lectures delivered by Professor Alan Kors of the University of Pennsylvania
Series statement
The great courses. Philosophy & intellectual history
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not applicable
Label
The birth of the modern mind : an intellectual history of the 17th and 18th century, Alan Kors, (CD Audiobook)
Instantiates
Publication
Accompanying material
2 course guidebooks (22 cm.)
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unknown
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audio disc
Carrier category code
sd
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
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unknown
Content category
spoken word
Content type code
spw
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
lecture 1. Introduction, intellectual history and conceptual change -- lecture 2. The dawn of the 17th century, Aristotelian scholasticism -- lecture 3. The new vision of Francis Bacon -- lecture 4. The new astronomy and cosmology -- lecture 5. Descartes's dream of perfect knowledge -- lecture 6. The specter of Thomas Hobbes -- lecture 7. Skepticism and Jansenism; Blaise Pascal -- lecture 8. Newton's discovery -- lecture 9. The Newtonian revolution -- lecture 10. John Locke, the revolution in knowledge -- lecture 11. The Lockean moment -- lecture 12. Skepticism and Calvanism, Pierre Bayle --lecture 13. The moderns, the generation of 1680-1715 -- lecture 14. Introduction to Deism -- lecture 15. The conflict between Deism and Christianity -- lecture 16. Montesquieu and the problem of relativism -- lecture 17. Voltaire, bringing England to France -- lecture 18. Bishop Joseph Butler and God's providence -- lecture 19. The skeptical challenge to optimism, David Hume -- lecture 20. The assault upon philosophical optimism, Voltaire -- lecture 21. The Philosophes, the triumph of the French Enlightenment -- lecture 22. Beccaria and enlightened reform -- lecture 23. Rousseau's dissent --lecture 24. Materialism and Naturalism, the boundaries of the Enlightenment
Control code
ocm48106679
Dimensions
4 3/4 in. +
Dimensions
4 3/4 in. or 12 cm. diameter
Extent
12 audio discs (ca. 12 hrs.)
Groove width / pitch
not applicable
Isbn
9781565853508
Media category
audio
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
s
Other physical details
digital
Publisher number
  • 447
  • 445-446
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unknown
Specific material designation
sound disc
Speed
1.4m. per second (discs)
System control number
  • (OCoLC)48106679
  • a645580
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not applicable
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not applicable
Label
The birth of the modern mind : an intellectual history of the 17th and 18th century, Alan Kors, (CD Audiobook)
Publication
Accompanying material
2 course guidebooks (22 cm.)
Capture and storage technique
unknown
Carrier category
audio disc
Carrier category code
sd
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Configuration of playback channels
unknown
Content category
spoken word
Content type code
spw
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
lecture 1. Introduction, intellectual history and conceptual change -- lecture 2. The dawn of the 17th century, Aristotelian scholasticism -- lecture 3. The new vision of Francis Bacon -- lecture 4. The new astronomy and cosmology -- lecture 5. Descartes's dream of perfect knowledge -- lecture 6. The specter of Thomas Hobbes -- lecture 7. Skepticism and Jansenism; Blaise Pascal -- lecture 8. Newton's discovery -- lecture 9. The Newtonian revolution -- lecture 10. John Locke, the revolution in knowledge -- lecture 11. The Lockean moment -- lecture 12. Skepticism and Calvanism, Pierre Bayle --lecture 13. The moderns, the generation of 1680-1715 -- lecture 14. Introduction to Deism -- lecture 15. The conflict between Deism and Christianity -- lecture 16. Montesquieu and the problem of relativism -- lecture 17. Voltaire, bringing England to France -- lecture 18. Bishop Joseph Butler and God's providence -- lecture 19. The skeptical challenge to optimism, David Hume -- lecture 20. The assault upon philosophical optimism, Voltaire -- lecture 21. The Philosophes, the triumph of the French Enlightenment -- lecture 22. Beccaria and enlightened reform -- lecture 23. Rousseau's dissent --lecture 24. Materialism and Naturalism, the boundaries of the Enlightenment
Control code
ocm48106679
Dimensions
4 3/4 in. +
Dimensions
4 3/4 in. or 12 cm. diameter
Extent
12 audio discs (ca. 12 hrs.)
Groove width / pitch
not applicable
Isbn
9781565853508
Media category
audio
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
s
Other physical details
digital
Publisher number
  • 447
  • 445-446
Special playback characteristics
unknown
Specific material designation
sound disc
Speed
1.4m. per second (discs)
System control number
  • (OCoLC)48106679
  • a645580
Tape configuration
not applicable
Tape width
not applicable

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