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Redefining Reality: The Intellectual Implications of Modern Science Series. Season 1.

Record details

  • Physical Description: 1 online resource (36 video files (approximately 1080 min.)) : sound, color
  • Publisher: [United States] : The Great Courses : 2015.

Content descriptions

Formatted Contents Note:
Episode 13 Quantum Consciousness Episode 19 Caring Brain Episode 31 Genetic Engineering Episode 32 Medically Enhanced Humans Episode 7 Reality of Atoms Episode 10 Chaos Theory Episode 35 Internet and Virtual Reality Episode 27 Origin of Life Episode 30 Cloning and Identity Episode 3 Mathematics in Crisis Episode 9 Quantum Field Theory Episode 17 Jung and the Behaviorists Episode 14 Defining Reality in the Life Sciences Episode 24 Race and Reality Episode 15 Genes and Identity Episode 36 Data Analytics Episode 28 Exoplanets and Extraterrestrial Life Episode 29 Technology and Death Episode 12 Grand Unified Theories Episode 21 Evolutionary Psychology Episode 22 Birth of Sociology Episode 2 Defining Reality Episode 4 Special Relativity Episode 5 General Relativity Episode 6 Big Bang Cosmology Episode 8 Quantum Mechanics Episode 34 Artificial Intelligence Episode 18 Rediscovery of the Mind Episode 23 Competition and Cooperation Episode 25 Social Progress Episode 1 Metaphysics and the Nature of Science Episode 11 Dark Matter and Dark Energy Episode 16 Birth of Psychology Episode 33 Transhumans: Making Living Gods Episode 20 Brain and Self Episode 26 Reality of Money.
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Summary, etc.:
The quest to pin down what's real and what's illusory is both philosophical and scientific, a metaphysical search for ultimate reality that goes back to the ancient Greeks. Experience the thrill of this exciting quest in 36 wide-ranging episodes that touch on many aspects of the ceaseless search for reality. From the birth of the universe to brain science, discover that separating the real from the illusory is an exhilarating intellectual adventure.
Target Audience Note:
Rated TVPG.
System Details Note:
Mode of access: World Wide Web.
Subject: Technology.

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