Re: Philosopher Overview Video

Jonathan Miller (
Tue, 10 Sep 2002 06:08:31 -0700 (PDT)

Well our film MARX FOR BEGINNERS, by the wonderful British animator Bob
Godfrey, not only explains the philosophy of the great thinker, but also
summarizes the history of western philosophy by introducing Pythagoras,
Plato, Aristotle, da Vinci, Copernicus, Galileo, and Descartes -- all in
even less time, only SEVEN minutes. For a complete description go to:

Maybe this helps?


Jonathan Miller

At 03:02 PM 9/9/2002 -0700, you wrote:
> I'm searching for a video that would give a brief overview of some of the
>great philosophers; i.e. Nietzsche, Plato, Hume, Kant, etc.
> There's biographical info on these people on individual 30-60 minute
>videos but the professor wants something that would just give clips of info
>on each person, all on one video, totaling 30-45 minutes or so.
> Thanks!
>Barbara A. Voss
>Audiovisual Services Specialist
>Pennsylvania College of Technology
>One College Avenue
>Williamsport PA 17701
>Phone: 570 320-2400 1-7774
>FAX: 570 327-4503

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