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The Resource The cave and the light : Plato versus Aristotle, and the struggle for the soul of Western civilization, Arthur Herman, (sound recording)

The cave and the light : Plato versus Aristotle, and the struggle for the soul of Western civilization, Arthur Herman, (sound recording)

Label
The cave and the light : Plato versus Aristotle, and the struggle for the soul of Western civilization
Title
The cave and the light
Title remainder
Plato versus Aristotle, and the struggle for the soul of Western civilization
Statement of responsibility
Arthur Herman
Title variation
Cave & the light
Creator
Contributor
Author
Narrator
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
A history of the influential rivalry between Plato and Aristotle traces the Western world's ongoing battle of ideas to their competing philosophies, demonstrating how their contrasting views on everything became the twin fountainheads of Western culture
Cataloging source
MDK
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1956-
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Herman, Arthur
Dewey number
909/.09821
Form of composition
not applicable
Format of music
not applicable
LC call number
CB245
LC item number
.H4286 2013c
Literary text for sound recordings
history
Music parts
not applicable
PerformerNote
Performance by Paul Hecht
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorName
Hecht, Paul
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Plato
  • Aristotle
  • Civilization, Western
  • Philosophy, Ancient
Transposition and arrangement
not applicable
Label
The cave and the light : Plato versus Aristotle, and the struggle for the soul of Western civilization, Arthur Herman, (sound recording)
Instantiates
Publication
Copyright
Note
"Tracks every 3-6 minutes."
Bar code
31223131784283
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 573-642) and index
Capture and storage technique
unknown
Carrier category
audio disc
Carrier category code
  • sd
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Configuration of playback channels
stereophonic
Content category
spoken word
Content type code
  • spw
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
The School of Athens -- The first philosopher -- The soul of reason -- The mind of God -- The doctor's son -- Good citizen or philosopher ruler? -- The inheritors : philosophy in the Hellenistic age -- Knowledge is power -- Hole in the soul : Plato and Aristotle in Rome -- Dancing in the light : the birth of Neoplatonism -- Christ is come : Platonism and Christianity -- Toward the heavenly city -- Inquiring minds : Aristotle strikes back -- Celestial harmonies : Plato in the Middle Ages -- At the summit : Arabs, Aristotle, and Saint Thomas Aquinas -- The razor's edge -- Aristotle, Machiavelli, and the paradoxes of liberty -- The creative ascent : Plato in the high Renaissance -- Twilight of the scholastics : the Reformation and the doom of Aristotle -- Secrets of the heavens : Plato, Galileo, and the new science -- God, kings, and philosophers in the Age of Genius -- Aristotle in a periwig : the culture of the Enlightenment -- Starting over : Plato, Rousseau, and revolution -- "Feeling is all" : the triumph of the Romantics -- Victorian crossroads : Hegel, Marx, and Mill -- The scale of nature : Darwin, evolution, and Aristotle's God -- Unseen worlds : physics, relativity, and the new world picture -- Triumph of the will : Nietzsche and the death of reason -- Common sense nation : Plato, Aristotle, and American exceptionalism -- Worlds at war : Plato and Aristotle in the violent century -- From the cave to the light
Dimensions
4 3/4 in.
Dimensions
4 3/4 in. or 12 cm. diameter
Edition
Unabridged.
Extent
21 audio discs (25 hr., 30 min.)
Groove width / pitch
not applicable
Isbn
9780553807301
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
C5611
Special playback characteristics
digital recording
Specific material designation
sound disc
Speed
1.4m. per second (discs)
System control number
(OCoLC)864295184
Tape configuration
not applicable
Tape width
not applicable
Label
The cave and the light : Plato versus Aristotle, and the struggle for the soul of Western civilization, Arthur Herman, (sound recording)
Publication
Copyright
Note
"Tracks every 3-6 minutes."
Bar code
31223131784283
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 573-642) and index
Capture and storage technique
unknown
Carrier category
audio disc
Carrier category code
  • sd
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Configuration of playback channels
stereophonic
Content category
spoken word
Content type code
  • spw
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
The School of Athens -- The first philosopher -- The soul of reason -- The mind of God -- The doctor's son -- Good citizen or philosopher ruler? -- The inheritors : philosophy in the Hellenistic age -- Knowledge is power -- Hole in the soul : Plato and Aristotle in Rome -- Dancing in the light : the birth of Neoplatonism -- Christ is come : Platonism and Christianity -- Toward the heavenly city -- Inquiring minds : Aristotle strikes back -- Celestial harmonies : Plato in the Middle Ages -- At the summit : Arabs, Aristotle, and Saint Thomas Aquinas -- The razor's edge -- Aristotle, Machiavelli, and the paradoxes of liberty -- The creative ascent : Plato in the high Renaissance -- Twilight of the scholastics : the Reformation and the doom of Aristotle -- Secrets of the heavens : Plato, Galileo, and the new science -- God, kings, and philosophers in the Age of Genius -- Aristotle in a periwig : the culture of the Enlightenment -- Starting over : Plato, Rousseau, and revolution -- "Feeling is all" : the triumph of the Romantics -- Victorian crossroads : Hegel, Marx, and Mill -- The scale of nature : Darwin, evolution, and Aristotle's God -- Unseen worlds : physics, relativity, and the new world picture -- Triumph of the will : Nietzsche and the death of reason -- Common sense nation : Plato, Aristotle, and American exceptionalism -- Worlds at war : Plato and Aristotle in the violent century -- From the cave to the light
Dimensions
4 3/4 in.
Dimensions
4 3/4 in. or 12 cm. diameter
Edition
Unabridged.
Extent
21 audio discs (25 hr., 30 min.)
Groove width / pitch
not applicable
Isbn
9780553807301
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
C5611
Special playback characteristics
digital recording
Specific material designation
sound disc
Speed
1.4m. per second (discs)
System control number
(OCoLC)864295184
Tape configuration
not applicable
Tape width
not applicable

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