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VCD JC 71 A424 (COL)


Plato's Republic

Main Title: Plato's Republic [videorecording] / a presentation of Discovery Networks in association with Cronkite/Ward ; producer, Jan Albert ; written by Jan Albert, Dale Minor ; narrated by Donald Sutherland.

Published/Created: Bethesda, Md. : Discovery Communications, Inc., c1996.

Description: 1 videodisc in 1can (VCD) (ca. 60 min.) : sd., col. ; 4 3/4 in

Credits: Executive producer, Walter Cronkite ; original music, Fred Karns ; editor, David Ewing ; cinematographers, Vic Losick, Gary Grieg.

Summary: Plato's Republic has intrigued, provoked, appalled and inspired readers since he wrote it in Athens 2,400 years ago. Plato has been called the father of philosophy, the first feminist, a revolutionary amd the original idealist. His concepts of psychology, logic and politics are dramatized with scenes from The Republic, including the Allegory of the Cave, and explained by scholars and experts.

Subject: Plato. Republic.
Subject: Political science -- Early works to 1800.
Subject: Utopias.

Related Title: Assignment Discovery (Television program).

Related Name: Albert, Jan.
Related Name: Minor, Dale.
Related Name: Sutherland, Donald.

videorecording VCD 60 min.
1 videodisc in 1 can [VCD] [ca. 60 min.] : sd., col. ; 4 3/4 in.
©1996,  1996, Discovery Communications, Inc. , Bethesda, MD.
Distributed by MagnaVision Home Video
AV Material ID 1000006325
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