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The Resource The birth of the modern mind : the intellectual history of the 17th and 18th centuries, Alan Kors

The birth of the modern mind : the intellectual history of the 17th and 18th centuries, Alan Kors

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The birth of the modern mind : the intellectual history of the 17th and 18th centuries
Title
The birth of the modern mind
Title remainder
the intellectual history of the 17th and 18th centuries
Statement of responsibility
Alan Kors
Title variation
  • Intellectual history of the 17th and 18th centuries
  • ©1998
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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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Kors, Alan Charles
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Producer, Tamara Stoneburger ; director, Robert Moss
Dewey number
190/.82
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Literary text for sound recordings
lectures speeches
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Lectures presented by Professor Alan Kors, University of Pennsylvania
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The Great courses
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  • Philosophy, Modern
  • Philosophy, Modern
  • Philosophy and religion
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The birth of the modern mind : the intellectual history of the 17th and 18th centuries, Alan Kors
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audiodisc
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  • sd
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rdcarrier
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spoken word
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rdacontent
Contents
  • Part 1. Introduction, intellectual history and conceptual change -- The dawn of the 17th century, Aristotelian scholasticism -- The new vision of Francis Bacon -- The new astronomy and cosmology -- Descartes's dream of perfect knowledge -- The specter of Thomas Hobbes -- Skepticism and Jansenism; Blaise Pascal -- Newton's discovery -- The Newtonian revolution -- John Locke, the revolution in knowledge -- The Lockean moment -- Skepticism and Calvanism, Pierre Bayle --
  • Part 2. The moderns, the generation of 1680-1715 -- Introduction to Deism -- The conflict between Deism and Christianity -- Montesquieu and the problem of relativism -- Voltaire, bringing England to France -- Bishop Joseph Butler and God's providence -- The skeptical challenge to optimism, David Hume -- The assault upon philosophical optimism, Voltaire -- The Philosophes, the triumph of the French Enlightenment -- Beccaria and enlightened reform -- Rousseau's dissent --Materialism and Naturalism, the boundaries of the Enlightenment
Control code
1678095
Dimensions
4 3/4 in.
Dimensions
4 3/4 in. or 12 cm. diameter
Extent
12 audio discs (approximately 720 min.)
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not applicable
Isbn
9791565853507
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not applicable
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mass produced
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plastic with metal
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audio
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rdamedia
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  • s
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digital
Publisher number
447
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digital recording
Specific material designation
sound disc
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1.4m. per second (discs)
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  • (Sirsi) 1678095
  • (MAnMC)mrq01678095
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Label
The birth of the modern mind : the intellectual history of the 17th and 18th centuries, Alan Kors
Publication
Note
Compact disc
Capture and storage technique
unknown
Carrier category
audiodisc
Carrier category code
  • sd
Carrier MARC source
rdcarrier
Configuration of playback channels
unknown
Content category
spoken word
Content type code
  • spw
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
  • Part 1. Introduction, intellectual history and conceptual change -- The dawn of the 17th century, Aristotelian scholasticism -- The new vision of Francis Bacon -- The new astronomy and cosmology -- Descartes's dream of perfect knowledge -- The specter of Thomas Hobbes -- Skepticism and Jansenism; Blaise Pascal -- Newton's discovery -- The Newtonian revolution -- John Locke, the revolution in knowledge -- The Lockean moment -- Skepticism and Calvanism, Pierre Bayle --
  • Part 2. The moderns, the generation of 1680-1715 -- Introduction to Deism -- The conflict between Deism and Christianity -- Montesquieu and the problem of relativism -- Voltaire, bringing England to France -- Bishop Joseph Butler and God's providence -- The skeptical challenge to optimism, David Hume -- The assault upon philosophical optimism, Voltaire -- The Philosophes, the triumph of the French Enlightenment -- Beccaria and enlightened reform -- Rousseau's dissent --Materialism and Naturalism, the boundaries of the Enlightenment
Control code
1678095
Dimensions
4 3/4 in.
Dimensions
4 3/4 in. or 12 cm. diameter
Extent
12 audio discs (approximately 720 min.)
Groove width / pitch
not applicable
Isbn
9791565853507
Kind of cutting
not applicable
Kind of disc cylinder or tape
mass produced
Kind of material
plastic with metal
Media category
audio
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • s
Other physical details
digital
Publisher number
447
Special playback characteristics
digital recording
Specific material designation
sound disc
Speed
1.4m. per second (discs)
System control number
  • (Sirsi) 1678095
  • (MAnMC)mrq01678095
System details
Compact disc
Tape configuration
not applicable
Tape width
not applicable

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