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The Philosopher's Toolkit : how to be the most rational person in any room

Grim, Patrick, (teacher.). Teaching Company, (production company,, publisher.).

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  • 2 of 2 copies available at Northwest Indian College.

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Lummi Library B 851 .G75 2013 680112 Stacks Available -
Lummi Library DVD 234 B 851 .G75 2013 680113 DVD Available -

Record details

  • ISBN: 9781598039337
  • ISBN: 1598039334
  • ISBN: 9781629971759
  • ISBN: 1629971758
  • ISBN: 9781598039344
  • ISBN: 1598039342
  • Physical Description: videodisc
    4 videodiscs (720 min.) : sound, color ; 4 3/4 in. + 1 course guidebook (vi, 249 pages : illustrated ; 19 cm).
  • Publisher: Chantilly, Virginia : Teaching Company, [2013]

Content descriptions

General Note: "Course No. 4253"--Videodisc container.
24 Lectures / 30 minutes per lecture.
Formatted Contents Note: Disc 1. Lecture 1. How we think and how to think better ; Lecture 2. Cool rationality and hot thought ; Lecture 3. The strategy of visualization ; Lecture 4. Visualizing concepts and propositions ; Lecture 5. The power of thought experiment ; Lecture 6. Thinking like Aristotle -- Disc 2. Lecture 7. Ironclad, airtight validity ; Lecture 8. Thinking outside the box ; Lecture 10. The flow of arguments ; Lecture 11. Why we make mistakes ; Lecture 12. Rational discussion in a polarized context -- Disc. 3. Lecture 13. Rhetoric versus rationality ; Lecture 14. Bogus arguments and how to defuse them ; Lecture 15. The great debate ; Lecture 16. Outwitting the advertiser ; Lecture 17. Putting a spin on statistics ; Lecture 18. Poker, probability, and everyday life --Disc. 4. Lecture 19. Decisions, decisions ; Lecture 20. Thinking scientifically ; Lecture 21. Put it to the test ; beautiful experiments ; Lecture 22. Game theory and beyond ; Lecture 23. Thinking with models ; Lecture 24. Lessons from the great thinkers.
Participant or Performer Note: Taught by : Professor Patrick Grim, State University of New York at Stony Brook.
Summary, etc.: "Professor Grim's work spans ethics, logic, game theory, philosophy of science, and contemporary metaphysics."
System Details Note:
DVD, NTSC.
Subject: Philosophy Science
Thought and thinking
Ethics
Game theory
Practical reason
Metaphysics
Thinking
Ethics
Game Theory
Metaphysics
Philosophie Sciences
Pensée
Morale
Théorie des jeux
Raison pratique
Métaphysique
thinking
ethics (philosophy)
metaphysics
Ethics
Game theory
Metaphysics
Philosophy Science
Practical reason
Thought and thinking
Genre: Lecture
lectures.
Educational films.
Lectures.
Nonfiction films.
Lectures.
Educational films.
Nonfiction films.
Conférences.
Films éducatifs.
Films autres que de fiction.
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