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TITLE: Th Western Tradition--Program 35: The Enlightenment and Society; Program 36: The Modern Philosophers : [videorecording] / produced by WGBH/Boston in assoication with the Metropolitan Museum of Art: executive producer, Fred Barzyk.
SERIES: The Western Tradition ; 35 & 36
PUBLISHED: Santa Barbara : The Annenberg/CPB Project, 1989.
DESCRIPTION: 1 videocassette (30 min. each prog.) : sd., col. ; 1/2 in.
NOTES: Two programs in one tape.
NOTES: Original copy.
NOTES: Produced by WGBH in association with the Metropolitan Museum of Art.
NOTES: Lecturer, Eugen Weber.
NOTES: THE ENLIGHTENMENT AND SOCIETY (30:00) Prosperity, increasing travel, and new middle-class ideas about the universality of human rights took hold in the 18th century, producing a period of peace and growth. Weber discusses the impact of the scientific revolution on religious and intellectual thought. THE MODERN PHILOSOPHERS (30:00) Freedom of thought and expression opened new vistas for French, English and American thinkers. The contributions of Jean-Jacques Rousseau, Jeremy Bentham, Adam Smith, Benjamin Franklin and William Hogarth are featured in this program.
NOTES: English.
SUBJECT: Enlightenment.
SUBJECT: Civilization, Modern--18th.
SUBJECT: Civilization, Western.
SUBJECT: Europe--Intellectual life--18th century.
ADDED ENTRY: Barzyk, Fred.
ADDED ENTRY: Weber, Eugen Joseph, 1925-
ADDED ENTRY: The Anenberg/CPB Project.
ADDED ENTRY: WGBH (Television station: Boston, Mass.)
ADDED ENTRY: Metropolitan Museum of Art (New York, N.Y.)
ADDED ENTRY: Enlightenment and society (videorecording)
ADDED ENTRY: Modern philosophers (videorecording)

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