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Turning on the mind : French philosophers on television

Chaplin, Tamara

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  • Creator Tamara Chaplin
  • Format Books
  • Publication Chicago : University of Chicago Press, [2007] ©2007
  • Physical Details
    • xvi, 334 pages : illustrations ; 23 cm
  • ISBNs 9780226509907, 0226509907, 9780226509914, 0226509915
  • OCLC ocn123029398

Notes

  • Includes bibliographical references (pages [285]-313) and index.

Contents

  • Introduction: televising philosophy in postwar France -- The cultural politics of philosophical celebrity, 1951-1968 -- Philosophy and the early television book show, 1953-1968 -- From educational television to cultural spectacle, 1964-1974 -- The "new philosophers" and morality for the masses, 1974-1986 -- Bucking the ratings : Antigone, Abraham, Heidegger, and the Holocaust, 1987-1992 -- Conclusion: philosophical TV in the 1990s