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The Resource Books that have made history : books that can change your life, J. Rufus Fears, (sound recording CD)

Books that have made history : books that can change your life, J. Rufus Fears, (sound recording CD)

Label
Books that have made history : books that can change your life
Title
Books that have made history
Title remainder
books that can change your life
Statement of responsibility
J. Rufus Fears
Title variation
Books that can change your life
Creator
Contributor
Subject
Language
eng
Summary
Professor Fears presents his choices from some of the most essential writings in history, ranging in time from the 3rd millennium B.C. to the 20th century, and in locale from Mesopotamia and China to Europe and America. He focuses on intellectual history and ethics, taking underlying ideas of each great work and revealing how these ideas can be put to use in a moral and ethical life
Member of
Accompanying matter
instructional materials
Cataloging source
DLC
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1945-2012
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Fears, J. Rufus
Dewey number
011.73
Form of composition
not applicable
Format of music
not applicable
LC call number
RZA 8715, etc.
Literary text for sound recordings
lectures speeches
PerformerNote
J. Rufus Fears, University of Oklahoma
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Teaching Company
Series statement
Great courses
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  • Best books
  • Books and reading
Transposition and arrangement
not applicable
Label
Books that have made history : books that can change your life, J. Rufus Fears, (sound recording CD)
Instantiates
Publication
Note
  • Compact discs
  • In three containers (26 cm)
Accompanying material
1 course guidebook (22 cm.)
Capture and storage technique
unknown
Configuration of playback channels
stereophonic
Contents
  • Lecture 1. Bonhoeffer, "Letters and papers from prison" -- lecture 2. Homer, "Iliad" -- lecture 3. Marcus Aurelius, "Meditations" -- lecture 4. Bhagavad Gita -- lecture 5. Book of Exodus -- lecture 6. Gospel of Mark -- lecture 7. Koran -- lecture 8. Gilgamesh -- lecture 9. Beowulf -- lecture 10. Book of Job -- lecture 11. Aeschylus, "Oresteia" -- lecture 12. Euripides, "Bacchae."
  • Lecture 13. Plato, "Phaedo" -- lecture 14. Dante, "The Divine comedy" -- lecture 15. Shakespeare, "Othello, the Moor of Venice" -- lecture 16. Aeschylus, "Prometheus bound" -- lecture 17. Aleksandr Solzhenitsyn, "The Gulag archipelago" -- lecture 18. Shakespeare, "Julius Caesar" -- lecture 19. George Orwell, "1984" -- lecture 20. Vergil, "Aeneid" -- lecture 21. Pericles, "Oration" ; Lincoln, "Gettysburg address" -- lecture 22. Remarque, "All quiet on the western front" -- lecture 23. Confucius, "The Analects" -- lecture 24. Machiavelli, "The prince"
  • Lecture 25. Plato, "Republic" -- lecture 26. John Stuart Mill, "On liberty" -- lecture 27. Sir Thomas Malory, "Morte d'Arthur" -- lecture 28: Johann Wolfgang von Goethe, "Faust, part 1" -- lecture 29. Johann Wolfgang von Goethe, "Faust, part 2" -- lecture 30. Henry David Thoreau, "Walden" -- lecture 31. Gibbon, "Decline and fall of the Roman Empire" -- lecture 32. Lord Acton, "The history of freedom" -- lecture 33. Cicero, "On moral duties (De officiis)" -- lecture 34. Gandhi, "An autobiography" -- lecture 35. Churchill, "My early life; Painting as a pastime; WWII" -- lecture 36. Lessons from the great books
Dimensions
4 3/4 in. +
Dimensions
4 3/4 in. or 12 cm. diameter
Extent
18 sound discs
Groove width / pitch
not applicable
Isbn
9781598030242
Kind of cutting
not applicable
Kind of disc cylinder or tape
mass produced
Kind of material
plastic with metal
Lccn
2006573931
Other physical details
digital
Publisher number
4600
Special playback characteristics
digital recording
Specific material designation
sound disc
Speed
1.4m. per second (discs)
System control number
  • (OCoLC)ocm61099091
  • (OCoLC)61099091
Tape configuration
not applicable
Tape width
not applicable
Label
Books that have made history : books that can change your life, J. Rufus Fears, (sound recording CD)
Publication
Note
  • Compact discs
  • In three containers (26 cm)
Accompanying material
1 course guidebook (22 cm.)
Capture and storage technique
unknown
Configuration of playback channels
stereophonic
Contents
  • Lecture 1. Bonhoeffer, "Letters and papers from prison" -- lecture 2. Homer, "Iliad" -- lecture 3. Marcus Aurelius, "Meditations" -- lecture 4. Bhagavad Gita -- lecture 5. Book of Exodus -- lecture 6. Gospel of Mark -- lecture 7. Koran -- lecture 8. Gilgamesh -- lecture 9. Beowulf -- lecture 10. Book of Job -- lecture 11. Aeschylus, "Oresteia" -- lecture 12. Euripides, "Bacchae."
  • Lecture 13. Plato, "Phaedo" -- lecture 14. Dante, "The Divine comedy" -- lecture 15. Shakespeare, "Othello, the Moor of Venice" -- lecture 16. Aeschylus, "Prometheus bound" -- lecture 17. Aleksandr Solzhenitsyn, "The Gulag archipelago" -- lecture 18. Shakespeare, "Julius Caesar" -- lecture 19. George Orwell, "1984" -- lecture 20. Vergil, "Aeneid" -- lecture 21. Pericles, "Oration" ; Lincoln, "Gettysburg address" -- lecture 22. Remarque, "All quiet on the western front" -- lecture 23. Confucius, "The Analects" -- lecture 24. Machiavelli, "The prince"
  • Lecture 25. Plato, "Republic" -- lecture 26. John Stuart Mill, "On liberty" -- lecture 27. Sir Thomas Malory, "Morte d'Arthur" -- lecture 28: Johann Wolfgang von Goethe, "Faust, part 1" -- lecture 29. Johann Wolfgang von Goethe, "Faust, part 2" -- lecture 30. Henry David Thoreau, "Walden" -- lecture 31. Gibbon, "Decline and fall of the Roman Empire" -- lecture 32. Lord Acton, "The history of freedom" -- lecture 33. Cicero, "On moral duties (De officiis)" -- lecture 34. Gandhi, "An autobiography" -- lecture 35. Churchill, "My early life; Painting as a pastime; WWII" -- lecture 36. Lessons from the great books
Dimensions
4 3/4 in. +
Dimensions
4 3/4 in. or 12 cm. diameter
Extent
18 sound discs
Groove width / pitch
not applicable
Isbn
9781598030242
Kind of cutting
not applicable
Kind of disc cylinder or tape
mass produced
Kind of material
plastic with metal
Lccn
2006573931
Other physical details
digital
Publisher number
4600
Special playback characteristics
digital recording
Specific material designation
sound disc
Speed
1.4m. per second (discs)
System control number
  • (OCoLC)ocm61099091
  • (OCoLC)61099091
Tape configuration
not applicable
Tape width
not applicable

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