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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
Title variation
Perspectives from the world's great intellectual traditions
Creator
Contributor
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
What is the meaning of life? It's a question every thoughtful person has pondered at one time or another. Indeed, it may be the biggest question of all. Professor Jay L. Garfield offer a rigorous and wide-ranging exploration of what various spiritual, religious, and philosophical traditions from both the East and the West have contributed to this profound line of questioning
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RECBX
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1955-
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Garfield, Jay L.
Dewey number
128
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not applicable
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Literary text for sound recordings
  • lectures speeches
  • other
Music parts
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PerformerNote
Lecturer: Professor Jay L. Garfield
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  • Teaching Company
  • Recorded Books, LLC
Series statement
  • The great courses. Philosophy & intellectual history. Intellectual history
  • The great courses
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  • Life
  • Life
  • Meaning (Philosophy)
  • Metaphysics
  • Ontology
  • Philosophy
  • Life
  • Life
  • Meaning (Philosophy)
  • Metaphysics
  • Ontology
  • Philosophy
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Label
The meaning of life : perspectives from the world's great intellectual traditions, Jay L. Garfield, (sound recording)
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Publication
Note
  • Title from container
  • Compact disc
  • In container (17 cm.)
  • The length of each lecture is: ca. 30 min. The entire program consists of 36 lectures
Capture and storage technique
digital storage
Carrier category
audio disc
Carrier category code
  • sd
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Configuration of playback channels
unknown
Content category
spoken word
Content type code
  • spw
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
  • Job's predicament: life is so unfair
  • Job's challenge: who are we?
  • Stoicism: rationality and acceptance
  • Human finitude: the Epicurean Synthesis
  • Confucius: order in the cosmos and in life
  • Volume 1.
  • The meaning of the meaning of life
  • The Bhagavad-Gītā: choice and daily life
  • The Bhagavad-Gītā: discipline and duty
  • The Bhagavad-Gītā: union and purpose
  • Aristotle on life: the big picture
  • Aristotle: the highest good
  • Aristotle: the happy life
  • Zen: the moon in a dewdrop and impermanence
  • Zen: being-time and primordial awakening
  • Taking stock of the classical world
  • Hume's skepticism and the place of God
  • Hume's careless and compassionate vision
  • Volume 2.
  • Daodejing: the Dao of life and spontaneity
  • Daodejing: the best life is a simple life
  • Daodejing: subtlety and paradox
  • Zhuangzi on Daoism: impermanence and harmony
  • The teachings of the Buddha
  • Śāntideva: Mahāyāna Buddhism
  • Śāntideva: transforming the mind
  • Lame Deer: life enfolded in symbols
  • Lame Deer: our place in a symbolic world
  • HH Dalai Lama XIV: a modern Buddhist view
  • HH Dalai Lama XIV: discernment and happiness
  • So, what is the meaning of life?
  • Volume 3.
  • Kant: immaturity and the challenge to know
  • Mill's call to individuality and to liberty
  • Tolstoy: is everyday life the real thing?
  • Nietzsche: Twilight of the idols
  • Nietzsche: achieving authenticity
  • Gandhi: Satyāgraha and holding fast to truth
  • Gandhi: the call to a supernormal life
Control code
ocn898127861
Dimensions
4 3/4 in.
Dimensions
  • 4 3/4 in.
  • 4 3/4 in. or 12 cm. diameter
Extent
18 sound discs (ca. 18 hr.)
Groove width / pitch
not applicable
Isbn
9781490651804
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
  • GC0078
  • 4320
Special playback characteristics
digital recording
Specific material designation
sound disc
Speed
1.4m. per second (discs)
System control number
(OCoLC)898127861
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
  • Title from container
  • Compact disc
  • In container (17 cm.)
  • The length of each lecture is: ca. 30 min. The entire program consists of 36 lectures
Capture and storage technique
digital storage
Carrier category
audio disc
Carrier category code
  • sd
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Configuration of playback channels
unknown
Content category
spoken word
Content type code
  • spw
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
  • Job's predicament: life is so unfair
  • Job's challenge: who are we?
  • Stoicism: rationality and acceptance
  • Human finitude: the Epicurean Synthesis
  • Confucius: order in the cosmos and in life
  • Volume 1.
  • The meaning of the meaning of life
  • The Bhagavad-Gītā: choice and daily life
  • The Bhagavad-Gītā: discipline and duty
  • The Bhagavad-Gītā: union and purpose
  • Aristotle on life: the big picture
  • Aristotle: the highest good
  • Aristotle: the happy life
  • Zen: the moon in a dewdrop and impermanence
  • Zen: being-time and primordial awakening
  • Taking stock of the classical world
  • Hume's skepticism and the place of God
  • Hume's careless and compassionate vision
  • Volume 2.
  • Daodejing: the Dao of life and spontaneity
  • Daodejing: the best life is a simple life
  • Daodejing: subtlety and paradox
  • Zhuangzi on Daoism: impermanence and harmony
  • The teachings of the Buddha
  • Śāntideva: Mahāyāna Buddhism
  • Śāntideva: transforming the mind
  • Lame Deer: life enfolded in symbols
  • Lame Deer: our place in a symbolic world
  • HH Dalai Lama XIV: a modern Buddhist view
  • HH Dalai Lama XIV: discernment and happiness
  • So, what is the meaning of life?
  • Volume 3.
  • Kant: immaturity and the challenge to know
  • Mill's call to individuality and to liberty
  • Tolstoy: is everyday life the real thing?
  • Nietzsche: Twilight of the idols
  • Nietzsche: achieving authenticity
  • Gandhi: Satyāgraha and holding fast to truth
  • Gandhi: the call to a supernormal life
Control code
ocn898127861
Dimensions
4 3/4 in.
Dimensions
  • 4 3/4 in.
  • 4 3/4 in. or 12 cm. diameter
Extent
18 sound discs (ca. 18 hr.)
Groove width / pitch
not applicable
Isbn
9781490651804
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
  • GC0078
  • 4320
Special playback characteristics
digital recording
Specific material designation
sound disc
Speed
1.4m. per second (discs)
System control number
(OCoLC)898127861
Tape configuration
not applicable
Tape width
not applicable

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