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The Resource Redefining reality : the intellectual implications of modern science, the Teaching Company

Redefining reality : the intellectual implications of modern science, the Teaching Company

Label
Redefining reality : the intellectual implications of modern science
Title
Redefining reality
Title remainder
the intellectual implications of modern science
Statement of responsibility
the Teaching Company
Contributor
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
Explore the philosophical implications of what modern science has discovered about our universe-- from the big bang, to the future of humanity
Member of
Cataloging source
MLSOD
Characteristic
videorecording
Credits note
Director not credited
Dewey number
110
Language note
In English; closed-captioned
PerformerNote
Lecturer, Professor Steven Gimbel, Gettysburg College
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorDate
1968-
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorName
  • Gimbel, Steven
  • Teaching Company
Runtime
http://bibfra.me/vocab/marc/unknown
Series statement
Great courses. Philosophy & intellectual history. Modern philosophy
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Metaphysics
  • Philosophy, Modern
  • Science
  • Technological innovations
  • Social change
  • Knowledge, Theory of
  • Knowledge, Theory of
  • Metaphysics
  • Philosophy, Modern
  • Science
  • Social change
  • Technological innovations
Technique
live action
Label
Redefining reality : the intellectual implications of modern science, the Teaching Company
Instantiates
Publication
Note
  • "Course no. 4140."
  • 36 lectures/30 minutes per lecture
Carrier category
videodisc
Carrier category code
  • vd
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Configuration of playback channels
unknown
Content category
two-dimensional moving image
Content type code
  • tdi
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Disc 1. Metaphysics and the nature of science -- Defining reality -- Mathematics in crisis -- Special relativity -- General relativity -- Big bang cosmology -- Disc 2. The reality of atoms -- Quantum mechanics -- Quantum field theory -- Chaos theory -- Dark matter and dark energy -- Grand unified theories -- Disc 3. Quantum consciousness -- Defining reality in the life sciences -- Genes and identity -- The birth of psychology -- Jung and the behaviorists -- The rediscovery of the mind -- Disc 4. The caring brain -- Brain and self -- Evolutionary psychology -- The birth of sociology -- Competition and cooperation -- Race and reality -- Disc 5. Social progress -- The reality of money -- The origin of life -- Exoplanets and extraterrestrial life -- Technology and death -- Cloning and identity -- Disc 6. Genetic engineering -- Medically enhanced humans -- Transhumans : making living gods -- Artificial intelligence -- Internet and virtual reality -- Data analytics
Control code
on1060771182
Dimensions
4 3/4 in.
Dimensions
other
Extent
6 videodiscs (approximately 18 hr.)
Isbn
9781629971292
Media category
video
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • v
Medium for sound
videodisc
Other control number
9781629971292
Other physical details
sound, color
Publisher number
  • 4140
  • ID4140A01
  • PD4140A
Sound on medium or separate
sound on medium
Specific material designation
videodisc
Video recording format
DVD
Label
Redefining reality : the intellectual implications of modern science, the Teaching Company
Publication
Note
  • "Course no. 4140."
  • 36 lectures/30 minutes per lecture
Carrier category
videodisc
Carrier category code
  • vd
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Configuration of playback channels
unknown
Content category
two-dimensional moving image
Content type code
  • tdi
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Disc 1. Metaphysics and the nature of science -- Defining reality -- Mathematics in crisis -- Special relativity -- General relativity -- Big bang cosmology -- Disc 2. The reality of atoms -- Quantum mechanics -- Quantum field theory -- Chaos theory -- Dark matter and dark energy -- Grand unified theories -- Disc 3. Quantum consciousness -- Defining reality in the life sciences -- Genes and identity -- The birth of psychology -- Jung and the behaviorists -- The rediscovery of the mind -- Disc 4. The caring brain -- Brain and self -- Evolutionary psychology -- The birth of sociology -- Competition and cooperation -- Race and reality -- Disc 5. Social progress -- The reality of money -- The origin of life -- Exoplanets and extraterrestrial life -- Technology and death -- Cloning and identity -- Disc 6. Genetic engineering -- Medically enhanced humans -- Transhumans : making living gods -- Artificial intelligence -- Internet and virtual reality -- Data analytics
Control code
on1060771182
Dimensions
4 3/4 in.
Dimensions
other
Extent
6 videodiscs (approximately 18 hr.)
Isbn
9781629971292
Media category
video
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • v
Medium for sound
videodisc
Other control number
9781629971292
Other physical details
sound, color
Publisher number
  • 4140
  • ID4140A01
  • PD4140A
Sound on medium or separate
sound on medium
Specific material designation
videodisc
Video recording format
DVD

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