Summary: "[This series] is an epic, comprehensive survey of the East's most influential philosphers and thinkers. In 36 lectures, [the student will be introduced to] the men and women responsible for molding Asian philosophy and for giving birth to a wide variety of spiritual and ideological systems, including Hinduism, Daoism, Confucianism, Sufism, and Buddhism."--Www.thegreatcourses.com.
Format: moving image
Publisher / Publication Date: Teaching Co. 2011
Copies Available at Woodmere2 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 109 GRE
Call number: DVD 109 GRE
Summary: Examined Life takes philosophy into the hustle and bustle of the everyday. The "rock star" philosophers of our time take "walks" through places that hold special resonance for them and their ideas. These places include crowded city streets, deserted alleyways, Central Park, and a garbage dump.
Format: moving image
Publisher / Publication Date: Distributed by Zeitgeist Films 2010
Copies Available at Woodmere1 available in Documentary DVDs, Call number: DVD DOC EXA
Summary: Science is often portrayed as an obscure, difficult discipline, governed by elite researchers and inaccessible to the general public. In this riveting, inspiring new book, preeminent astrophysicist Martin Rees overturns this view, urging improved communication between researchers and laypeople. In order to shape debates over healthcare, energy policy, space travel, and other vital issues,...
Publisher / Publication Date: W.W. Norton 2012
Copies Available at Woodmere1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 500 REE
Summary: "This entertaining and enlightening graphic narrative tells the exciting story of the seventeenth-century thinkers who challenged authority--sometimes risking excommunication, prison, and even death--to lay the foundations of modern philosophy and science and help usher in a new world ... Heretics! tells the story of their ideas, lives, and times in a vivid new way. Crisscrossing Europe as it...
Publisher / Publication Date: 2017