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Most widely held works by INTELECOM Intelligent Telecommunications (Firm)
Crossroads Café ( Visual )
6 editions published in 1996 in English and held by 179 libraries worldwide
A series that blends comedy and drama to teach English to speakers of other languages. Each 30 minute episode includes one segment that demonstrates a specific language function and another that explores the social or cultural issues dramatized in the story.
Is morality relative ( Visual )
2 editions published in 1998 in English and held by 105 libraries worldwide
Discusses whether all morality is culturally determined, or whether some moral values are valid for all cultures. Harman, Wong and Rachels explore the claims of relativitism. The issue of child labor is explored from a relativist point of view.
Ups and downs ( Visual )
1 edition published in 2005 in English and held by 102 libraries worldwide
"Since the 1950s when opportunity reached its peak, the gap between the "haves and have nots" has grown. This lesson looks at social stratification and the dimensions of social inequality that exist in the United States, as seen in the story of an immigrant from Eastern Europe who, along with her family, comes to the U.S. with virtually nothing, and eventually manages to open and operate a successful child care business."
Inside out ( Visual )
3 editions published in 2006 in English and held by 100 libraries worldwide
A 22-part series which offers a comprehensive introduction to psychology that goes beyond key concepts and principles to provide learners an up-to-date look at the evolving world of psychological science.
Earth revealed ( Visual )
13 editions published between 1992 and 2000 in English and held by 99 libraries worldwide
"[S]hows the physical and scientific processes that shape our planet. From earthquakes and volcanoes to the creation of sea-floor crusts and shifting river courses, this series offers stunning visuals that explain plate tectonics and other geologic concepts and principles." -- Container.
Does God exist ( Visual )
2 editions published in 1998 in English and held by 98 libraries worldwide
Delves into how philosophers have probed the universe for evidence of God's existence. How did the world begin? Is there a reason for its order and design? And, can we reconcile the existence of God with the existence of evil?
The human condition ( Visual )
3 editions published in 2001 in English and held by 97 libraries worldwide
A telecourse that takes a close, personal look at many of the most prevalent issues in health and health care today.
Thinking and language ( Visual )
2 editions published in 2006 in English and held by 93 libraries worldwide
Explores ways in which the most concrete evidence of our ability to think is our use of language. Features Daniel Kahneman discussing his research in cognitive psychology and linguist Noam Chomsky explaining the principles of language acquisition. Also presents Susan Curtiss discussing the story of "Genie," a young girl who did not learn language due to the neglect and abuse of her parents.
Does the mind shape the world ( Visual )
2 editions published between 1998 and 2005 in English and held by 93 libraries worldwide
Examines Immanuel Kant's position that we intepret the world through a priori constructs of the mind, as well as later philosophers' views of how these constructs may vary among languages and cultures.
What is human nature ( Visual )
2 editions published between 1998 and 2007 in English and held by 88 libraries worldwide
Contrasts the traditional Greek and Judeo-Christian views of human nature with post-Darwinian and existential views.
Is mind distinct from body ( Visual )
3 editions published between 1998 and 2006 in English and held by 88 libraries worldwide
Examines how Descartes dualistic view has been subject to waves of attacks from materialism and modern-day proponents of artificial intelligence and neuroscience. The program features commentary by John Searle, Daniel Dennett, Paul Churchland, and other philosophers.
Is ethics based on virtue ( Visual )
3 editions published in 1998 in English and held by 86 libraries worldwide
Explores Aristotle's and other ancient views of virtue and the good life, as well as contemoporary virtue ethics with its focus on emotions, personal relationships, character and long-term values.
Can rules define morality ( Visual )
3 editions published in 1998 in English and held by 81 libraries worldwide
Addresses formalistic theories of ethics, particularly that of Immanuel Kant, and explores the implications of his views in relation to ethical issues.
What is philosophy ( Visual )
1 edition published in 1998 in English and held by 80 libraries worldwide
Combines two classic models--Plato's parable of the cave and the character of Socrates--with contemporary philosophers' commentary on the subject.
Does the end justify the means ( Visual )
2 editions published in 1998 in English and held by 79 libraries worldwide
Looks at utilitarianism against the backdrop of a Malaysian dam construction project with environmental import and asks what is instrinsically valuable.
Does all knowledge depend on experience ( Visual )
4 editions published between 1998 and 2007 in English and held by 77 libraries worldwide
Investigates how we know what we know and presents the side of the empiricists in the debate between rationalism and empiricism. Focuses on the 17th and 18th century empiricism of John Locke, George Berkeley, and David Hume, and the 20th century empiricism and naturalism of W.V.O. Quine, who is interviewed.
Fitting in ( Visual )
1 edition published in 2005 in English and held by 77 libraries worldwide
"Humans are born without any culture. For virtually anyone the process of socialization begins with the family and continues through other social agents such as school, peer goups and mass media. The popularity of reality television shows that offer "extreme makeovers" [of persons] is highlighted in this lesson as an example of the desire to fit in."
Our families, ourselves ( Visual )
3 editions published in 2007 in English and held by 76 libraries worldwide
Offers a contemporary look at marriages and families and the choices, changes, and issues that affect individuals, diverse family types, and interpersonal relationships.
Is there an enduring self ( Visual )
2 editions published in 1998 in English and held by 75 libraries worldwide
In an attempt to illuminate the question of whether or not a human being has an enduring self, this video weaves the reflections of an expectant mother with the the related inquiries of a host of philosophers ranging from Socrates and his contemporaries to thinkers of the present day.
Age happens ( Visual )
4 editions published between 2000 and 2001 in English and held by 74 libraries worldwide
This program focuses on the psychological and physiological aspects of aging, and factors that assist older people in maintaining their health and functional independence.
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