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The Resource Mathematics, philosophy, and the "real world", (videorecording)

Mathematics, philosophy, and the "real world", (videorecording)

Label
Mathematics, philosophy, and the "real world"
Title
Mathematics, philosophy, and the "real world"
Contributor
Subject
Language
eng
Member of
Cataloging source
NjP
Characteristic
videorecording
Dewey number
510.1
PerformerNote
Lectures by Judith V. Grabiner, Professor of mathematics at Pitzer College
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorName
  • Grabiner, Judith V
  • Teaching Company
Runtime
http://bibfra.me/vocab/marc/unknown
Series statement
Great courses. Science & mathematics
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Mathematics
  • Philosophy
Target audience
general
Technique
live action
Label
Mathematics, philosophy, and the "real world", (videorecording)
Instantiates
Publication
Note
  • "Course no. 1440."
  • Course consists of 32 lectures in 6 parts. Each part consists of 1 videodisc and each videodisc consists of six lectures
Accompanying material
1 course guidebook (177 p. ; 21 cm.)
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references
Color
multicolored
Configuration of playback channels
unknown
Contents
  • Pt. 1. lecture 1. What's it all about? -- lecture 2. You bet your life : statistics and medicine -- lecture 3. You bet your life : cost-benefit analysis -- lecture 4. Popular statistics : averages and base rates -- lecture 5. Popular statistics : graphs -- lecture 6. Popular statistics : polling and sampling -- lecture 7. The birth of social statistics -- lecture 8. Probability, multiplication, and permutations -- lecture 9. Combinations and probability graphs -- lecture 10. Probability, determinism, and free will -- lecture 11. Probability problems for fun and profit -- lecture 12. Probability and modern science --
  • Pt. 2. lecture 13. From probability to certainty -- lecture 14. Appearance and reality : Plato's divided line -- lecture 15. Plato's cave : the nature of learning -- lecture 16. Euclid's Elements : background and structure -- lecture 17. Euclid's Elements : a model of reasoning -- lecture 18. Logic and logical fallacies : why they matter -- lecture 19. Plato's Meno : how learning is possible -- lecture 20. Plato's Meno : reasoning and knowledge -- lecture 21. More Euclidean proofs, direct and indirect -- lecture 22. Descartes : method and mathematics -- lecture 23. Spinoza and Jefferson -- lecture 24. Consensus and optimism in the 18th century --
  • Pt. 3. lecture 25. Euclid : parallels, without postulate 5 -- lecture 26. Euclid : parallels, needing postulate 5 -- lecture 27. Kant, causality, amd metaphysics -- lecture 28. Kant's theory of space and time -- lecture 29. Euclidean space, perspective, and art -- lecture 30. Non-Euclidean geometry : history and examples -- lecture 31. Non-Euclidean geometries and relativity -- lecture 32. Non-Euclidean geometry and philosophy -- lecture 33. Art, philosophy, and non-Euclidean geometry -- lecture 34. Culture and mathematics in classical China -- lecture 35. The voice of the critics -- lecture 36. Mathematics and the modern world
Control code
ocn429428684
Dimensions
4 3/4 in. +
Dimensions
other
Extent
6 videodiscs
Isbn
9781598035537
Medium for sound
videodisc
Other physical details
sd., col.
Publisher number
1440
Sound on medium or separate
sound on medium
Specific material designation
videodisc
System control number
  • (Sirsi) 1283232
  • (OCoLC)429428684
System details
DVD
Video recording format
DVD
Label
Mathematics, philosophy, and the "real world", (videorecording)
Publication
Note
  • "Course no. 1440."
  • Course consists of 32 lectures in 6 parts. Each part consists of 1 videodisc and each videodisc consists of six lectures
Accompanying material
1 course guidebook (177 p. ; 21 cm.)
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references
Color
multicolored
Configuration of playback channels
unknown
Contents
  • Pt. 1. lecture 1. What's it all about? -- lecture 2. You bet your life : statistics and medicine -- lecture 3. You bet your life : cost-benefit analysis -- lecture 4. Popular statistics : averages and base rates -- lecture 5. Popular statistics : graphs -- lecture 6. Popular statistics : polling and sampling -- lecture 7. The birth of social statistics -- lecture 8. Probability, multiplication, and permutations -- lecture 9. Combinations and probability graphs -- lecture 10. Probability, determinism, and free will -- lecture 11. Probability problems for fun and profit -- lecture 12. Probability and modern science --
  • Pt. 2. lecture 13. From probability to certainty -- lecture 14. Appearance and reality : Plato's divided line -- lecture 15. Plato's cave : the nature of learning -- lecture 16. Euclid's Elements : background and structure -- lecture 17. Euclid's Elements : a model of reasoning -- lecture 18. Logic and logical fallacies : why they matter -- lecture 19. Plato's Meno : how learning is possible -- lecture 20. Plato's Meno : reasoning and knowledge -- lecture 21. More Euclidean proofs, direct and indirect -- lecture 22. Descartes : method and mathematics -- lecture 23. Spinoza and Jefferson -- lecture 24. Consensus and optimism in the 18th century --
  • Pt. 3. lecture 25. Euclid : parallels, without postulate 5 -- lecture 26. Euclid : parallels, needing postulate 5 -- lecture 27. Kant, causality, amd metaphysics -- lecture 28. Kant's theory of space and time -- lecture 29. Euclidean space, perspective, and art -- lecture 30. Non-Euclidean geometry : history and examples -- lecture 31. Non-Euclidean geometries and relativity -- lecture 32. Non-Euclidean geometry and philosophy -- lecture 33. Art, philosophy, and non-Euclidean geometry -- lecture 34. Culture and mathematics in classical China -- lecture 35. The voice of the critics -- lecture 36. Mathematics and the modern world
Control code
ocn429428684
Dimensions
4 3/4 in. +
Dimensions
other
Extent
6 videodiscs
Isbn
9781598035537
Medium for sound
videodisc
Other physical details
sd., col.
Publisher number
1440
Sound on medium or separate
sound on medium
Specific material designation
videodisc
System control number
  • (Sirsi) 1283232
  • (OCoLC)429428684
System details
DVD
Video recording format
DVD

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