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Author Solomon, Robert C.

Title No excuses [(DVD) videorecording] : existentialism and the meaning of life / Robert Solomon ; producer, James Blandford.

Publication Info. Chantilly, VA : Teaching Co., [2000]
Location Call No. Status
 95th Street Adult Great Courses  109 SOL    DUE 03-02-20
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Description 4 videodiscs (approximately 720 min.) : sound, color with black and white sequences ; 4 3/4 in. + 1course guidebook (iv, 100 pages, illustrations ; 19 cm)
Series SuperStar teachers.
Great courses (DVD)
Note Videodisc release of a 1999 video series.
24 lectures, 30 minutes per lecture.
In two containers (25 x 17 cm.).
"Course number 437"--Disc label.
Contents Disc 1: What is existentialism? -- Albert Camus, The stranger, part I -- Camus, The stranger, part II -- Camus, The myth of Sisyphus -- Camus, The plague and The fall -- Camus, The fall, part II -- Disc 2: Søren Kierkegaard, "On becoming a Christian" -- Kierkegaard on subjective truth -- Kierkegaard's existential dialectic -- Friedrich Nietzsche on nihilism and the death of God -- Nietzsche, the "immoralist" -- Nietzsche on freedom, fate, and responsibility -- Disc 3: Nietzsche, The Übermensch and The will to power -- Three grand inquisitors, Dostoevsky, Kafka, Hesse -- Husserl, Heidegger, and phenomenology -- Heidegger on the world and the self -- Heidegger on "authenticity" -- Jean-Paul Sartre at war -- Disc 4: Sartre on emotions and responsibility -- Sartre's phenomenology -- Sartre on "bad faith" -- Sartre's Being-for-others and no exit -- Sartre on sex and love -- From existentialism to postmodernism.
Credits Editor, Sal Rodriguez.
Performer Lecturer: Professor Robert Solomon, Univ. of Texas.
Summary This lecture course by Professor Robert C. Solomon of the University of Texas explores existentialism and the leading writers and philosophers who have been associated with this philosophical movement.
System Details DVD, region 1.
Subject Existentialism -- Videodiscs.
Philosophy and religion -- Videodiscs.
Ontology -- Videodiscs.
Phenomenology -- Videodiscs.
Philosophy, Modern -- Videodiscs.
Postmodernism -- Videodiscs.
Philosophy and religion.
Philosophy, Modern.
Added Author Blandford, James.
Teaching Company.
Added Title Existentialism and the meaning of life
Great courses, no excuses: existentialism and the meaning of life
ISBN 1565855779
Music No. 437 Teaching Company
435--436 Teaching Company
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