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Author Hardy, Grant, 1961-

Title Great minds of the Eastern intellectual tradition [(DVD) videorecording] / Grant Hardy.

Publication Info. Chantilly, VA : Teaching Co., [2011]
©2011
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 95th Street Adult Great Courses  181 HAR    AVAILABLE
 Nichols Adult Great Courses  181 HAR    AVAILABLE
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Description 6 videodiscs (approximately 1080 min.) : sound, color ; 4 3/4 in. + course guidebook (160 pages ; 19 cm)
Series Great courses ; Philosophy & intellectual history
Great courses (DVD)
System Details DVD ; NTSC.
Note Thirty-six lectures on six discs at 30 min. each.
Performer Professor Grant Hardy, University of North Carolina at Asheville.
Contents Disc 1: Lecture 1: Life's great questions: Asian perspectives -- Lecture 2 : The Vedas and Upanishads: the beginning -- Lecture 3 : Mahavira and Jainism: extreme nonviolence -- Lecture 4 : The Buddha: the middle way -- Lecture 5 : The Bhagavad Gita: the way of action -- Lecture 6 : Confucius: in praise of sage-kings.
Disc 2: Lecture 7 : Laozi and Daoism: the way of nature -- Lecture 8 : The Hundred Schools of preimperial China -- Lecture 9 : Mencius and Xunzi: Confucius's successors -- Lecture 10 : Sunzi and Han Feizi: strategy and legalism -- Lecture 11 : Zarathustra and Mani: dualistic religion -- Lecture 12 : Kautilya and Ashoka: Buddhism and empire.
Disc 3: Lecture 13 : Ishvarakrishna and Patanjali: Yoga -- Lecture 14 : Nagarjuna and Vasubandhu: Buddhist theories -- Lecture 15 : Sima Qian and Ban Zhao: history and women -- Lecture 16 : Dong Zhongshu and Ge Hong: eclecticism -- Lecture 17 : Xuanzang and Chinese Buddhism -- Lecture 18 : Prince Shotoku, Lady Murasaki, Sei Shonagon.
Disc 4: Lecture 19 : Saicho to Nichiren: Japanese Buddhism -- Lecture 20 : Shankara, Ramanuja, Madhva: Hindu Vedanta -- Lecture 21 : Al-Biruni: Islam in India -- Lecture 22 : Nanak and Sirhindi: Sikhism and Sufism -- Lecture 23 : Han Yu to Zhu Xi: Neo-Confucianism -- Lecture 24 : Wang Yangming: The study of heart-mind.
Disc 5: Lecture 25 : Dogen and Hakuin: Zen Buddhism -- Lecture 26 : Zeami and Sen no Rikyu: Japanese Aesthetics -- Lecture 27 : Wonhyo to King Sejong: Korean philosophy -- Lecture 28 : Padmasambhava to Tsonghkapa: Tibetan ideas -- Lecture 29 : Science and technology in premodern Asia -- Lecture 30 : Muhammad Iqbal and Rabindranath Tagore.
Disc 6: Lecture 31 : Mohandas Gandhi: Satyagraha, or soul-force -- Lecture 32 : Fukuzawa Yukichi and Han Yongun -- Lecture 33 : Kang Youwei and Hu Shi -- Lecture 34 : Sun Yat-sen and Mao Zedong -- Lecture 35 : Modern legacies -- Lecture 36 : East and West.
Summary "[This series] is an epic, comprehensive survey of the East's most influential philosphers and thinkers. In 36 lectures, [the student will be introduced to] the men and women responsible for molding Asian philosophy and for giving birth to a wide variety of spiritual and ideological systems, including Hinduism, Daoism, Confucianism, Sufism, and Buddhism."--Www.thegreatcourses.com.
Subject Philosophy, Asian -- Videodiscs.
Philosophers -- Videodiscs.
Intellectual life -- History -- Videodiscs.
Philosophy -- History -- Videodiscs.
Philosophy and civilization -- Videodiscs.
Buddhism -- History -- Videodiscs.
Hinduism -- History -- Videodiscs.
Sufism -- History -- Videodiscs.
Confucianism -- History -- Videodiscs.
Taoism -- History -- Videodiscs.
Buddhist philosophers -- Videodiscs.
Hindu philosophers -- Videodiscs.
Jaina philosophers -- Videodiscs.
Muslim philosophers -- Videodiscs.
Civilization, Oriental -- Videodiscs.
Genre Filmed lectures.
Educational films.
Nonfiction films.
DVD-Video discs.
Added Author Teaching Company.
Cover Title Great minds of the East
ISBN 9781598037418
1598037412
Music No. 4620 Teaching Company
ID4620A-01 Teaching Company
PB4620A Teaching Company
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