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The Resource The meaning of life : perspectives from the world's great intellectual traditions, Jay L. Garfield, (sound recording)

The meaning of life : perspectives from the world's great intellectual traditions, Jay L. Garfield, (sound recording)

Label
The meaning of life : perspectives from the world's great intellectual traditions
Title
The meaning of life
Title remainder
perspectives from the world's great intellectual traditions
Statement of responsibility
Jay L. Garfield
Creator
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Member of
Accompanying matter
libretto or text
Cataloging source
IHV
http://library.link/vocab/creatorDate
1955-
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Garfield, Jay L.
Dewey number
128
Form of composition
not applicable
Format of music
not applicable
LC call number
  • RZC 0638, etc.
  • RZC 0638, etc.
Literary text for sound recordings
other
PerformerNote
Lectured by Professor Jay L. Garfield, Smith College
Series statement
Great courses. Philosophy & intellectual history. Intellectual history
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Life
  • Life
  • Meaning (Philosophy)
  • Metaphysics
  • Ontology
  • Philosophy
Transposition and arrangement
not applicable
Label
The meaning of life : perspectives from the world's great intellectual traditions, Jay L. Garfield, (sound recording)
Instantiates
Publication
Note
  • Unabridged
  • Compact disc
  • 36 lectures on 18 discs
  • Course No. 4210
Accompanying material
1 course guidebook (vi, 148 p. : ill. ; 19 cm.)
Bibliography note
Course guidebook includes lecture notes, glossary, biographical notes, and bibliography
Capture and storage technique
digital storage
Configuration of playback channels
stereophonic
Contents
  • Volume 1. Disc 1. Lecture 1. Meaning of the meaning of life -- Lecture 2. Bhagavad-Gītā: choice and daily life -- Disc 2. Lecture 3. Bhagavad-Gītā: discipline and duty -- Lecture 4. Bhagavad-Gītā: union and purpose -- Disc 3. Lecture 5. Aristotle on life: the big picture -- Lecture 6. Aristotle: the highest good -- Disc 4. Lecture 7. Aristotle: the happy life -- Lecture 8. Job's predicament: life is so unfair -- Disc 5. Lecture 9. Job's challenge: who are we? -- Lecture 10. Stoicism: rationality and acceptance -- Disc 6. Lecture 11. Human finitude: the Epicurean Synthesis -- Lecture 12. Confucius: order in the cosmos and in life
  • Volume 2. Disc 7. Lecture 13. Daodejing: the Dao of life and spontaneity -- Lecture 14. Daodejing: the best life is a simple life -- Disc 8. Lecture 15. Daodejing: subtlety and paradox -- Lecture 16. Zhuangzi on Daoism: impermanence and harmony -- Disc 9. Lecture 17. Teachings of the Buddha -- Lecture 18. Śāntideva: Mahāyāna Buddhism -- Disc 10. Lecture 19. Śāntideva: transforming the mind -- Lecture 20. Zen: the moon in a dewdrop and impermanence -- Disc 11. Lecture 21. Zen: being-time and primordial awakening -- Lecture 22. Taking stock of the classical world -- Disc 12. Lecture 23. Hume's skepticism and the place of God -- Lecture 24. Hume's careless and compassionate vision
  • Volume 3. Disc 13. Lecture 25. Kant: immaturity and the challenge to know -- Lecture 26. Mill's call to individuality and to liberty -- Disc 14. Lecture 27. Tolstoy: is everyday life the real thing? -- lecture 28. Nietzsche: Twilight of the idols -- Disc 15. Lecture 29. Nietzsche: achieving authenticity -- Lecture 30. Gandhi: Satyāgraha and holding fast to truth -- Disc 16. Lecture 31. Gandhi: the call to a supernormal life -- Lecture 32. Lame Deer: life enfolded in symbols -- Disc 17. Lecture 33. Lame Deer: our place in a symbolic world -- Lecture 34. HH Dalai Lama XIV: a modern Buddhist view -- Disc 18. Lecture 35. HH Dalai Lama XIV: discernment and happiness -- Lecture 36. So, what is the meaning of life?
Control code
sky235563517
Dimensions
4 3/4 in. +
Dimensions
4 3/4 in. or 12 cm. diameter
Extent
18 sound discs (18 hr.)
Groove width / pitch
not applicable
Isbn
9781598037180
Kind of cutting
not applicable
Kind of disc cylinder or tape
mass produced
Kind of material
plastic with metal
Lccn
2011621048
Other physical details
digital
Publisher number
  • IC4210A-01 (vol. 1 of 3)
  • IC4210A-02 (vol. 2 of 3)
  • IC4210A-03 (vol. 3 of 3)
  • PB4320A (book)
Special playback characteristics
digital recording
Specific material designation
sound disc
Speed
1.4m. per second (discs)
Tape configuration
not applicable
Tape width
not applicable
Label
The meaning of life : perspectives from the world's great intellectual traditions, Jay L. Garfield, (sound recording)
Publication
Note
  • Unabridged
  • Compact disc
  • 36 lectures on 18 discs
  • Course No. 4210
Accompanying material
1 course guidebook (vi, 148 p. : ill. ; 19 cm.)
Bibliography note
Course guidebook includes lecture notes, glossary, biographical notes, and bibliography
Capture and storage technique
digital storage
Configuration of playback channels
stereophonic
Contents
  • Volume 1. Disc 1. Lecture 1. Meaning of the meaning of life -- Lecture 2. Bhagavad-Gītā: choice and daily life -- Disc 2. Lecture 3. Bhagavad-Gītā: discipline and duty -- Lecture 4. Bhagavad-Gītā: union and purpose -- Disc 3. Lecture 5. Aristotle on life: the big picture -- Lecture 6. Aristotle: the highest good -- Disc 4. Lecture 7. Aristotle: the happy life -- Lecture 8. Job's predicament: life is so unfair -- Disc 5. Lecture 9. Job's challenge: who are we? -- Lecture 10. Stoicism: rationality and acceptance -- Disc 6. Lecture 11. Human finitude: the Epicurean Synthesis -- Lecture 12. Confucius: order in the cosmos and in life
  • Volume 2. Disc 7. Lecture 13. Daodejing: the Dao of life and spontaneity -- Lecture 14. Daodejing: the best life is a simple life -- Disc 8. Lecture 15. Daodejing: subtlety and paradox -- Lecture 16. Zhuangzi on Daoism: impermanence and harmony -- Disc 9. Lecture 17. Teachings of the Buddha -- Lecture 18. Śāntideva: Mahāyāna Buddhism -- Disc 10. Lecture 19. Śāntideva: transforming the mind -- Lecture 20. Zen: the moon in a dewdrop and impermanence -- Disc 11. Lecture 21. Zen: being-time and primordial awakening -- Lecture 22. Taking stock of the classical world -- Disc 12. Lecture 23. Hume's skepticism and the place of God -- Lecture 24. Hume's careless and compassionate vision
  • Volume 3. Disc 13. Lecture 25. Kant: immaturity and the challenge to know -- Lecture 26. Mill's call to individuality and to liberty -- Disc 14. Lecture 27. Tolstoy: is everyday life the real thing? -- lecture 28. Nietzsche: Twilight of the idols -- Disc 15. Lecture 29. Nietzsche: achieving authenticity -- Lecture 30. Gandhi: Satyāgraha and holding fast to truth -- Disc 16. Lecture 31. Gandhi: the call to a supernormal life -- Lecture 32. Lame Deer: life enfolded in symbols -- Disc 17. Lecture 33. Lame Deer: our place in a symbolic world -- Lecture 34. HH Dalai Lama XIV: a modern Buddhist view -- Disc 18. Lecture 35. HH Dalai Lama XIV: discernment and happiness -- Lecture 36. So, what is the meaning of life?
Control code
sky235563517
Dimensions
4 3/4 in. +
Dimensions
4 3/4 in. or 12 cm. diameter
Extent
18 sound discs (18 hr.)
Groove width / pitch
not applicable
Isbn
9781598037180
Kind of cutting
not applicable
Kind of disc cylinder or tape
mass produced
Kind of material
plastic with metal
Lccn
2011621048
Other physical details
digital
Publisher number
  • IC4210A-01 (vol. 1 of 3)
  • IC4210A-02 (vol. 2 of 3)
  • IC4210A-03 (vol. 3 of 3)
  • PB4320A (book)
Special playback characteristics
digital recording
Specific material designation
sound disc
Speed
1.4m. per second (discs)
Tape configuration
not applicable
Tape width
not applicable

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