The 19th Century, 1983

by: Roger Weir

The 19th Century
13 of 13 presentations available
Tuesdays, Dec 6, 1983 to Feb 28, 1984


The pilgrimage through the world as a permanently dissolving inferno.
  • Bentham (1748-1831) @ Dec 06
    The Transformation to Material Man. Scientific Social Theory, Happiness Calculus, Economic History and Utilitarianism
    audio part 1
    audio part 2

  • Marx (1818-1903) @ Dec 13
    The Philosophy of Material Man and Economic History
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  • Spencer (1818-1883) @ Dec 20
    The synthesis of knowledge from scientific examination of Biology, Psychology, Sociology and Ethics
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  • Wagner (1813-1883) @ Dec 27
    The New Art Form of the Romantic Cosmic Knight
    audio part 1
    audio part 2

  • Delacroix (1798-1863) @ Jan 03
    The greatest French Romantic painter and theorist towards Impressionism from Classicism
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  • Darwin (1809-1882) @ Jan 10
    The origin of Species and The Descent of Man. Giant steps into the permanently dissolving world.
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  • Balzac (1799-1850) @ Jan 17
    La Comedie Humaine. The writer as a "secretary" of society, towards a psychology of Man.
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  • Dickens (1812-1870) @ Jan 24
    The greatest English Novelist and his portrait of Man's life
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  • Tennyson (1821-1881) @ Jan 31
    Idylls of the King. Arthur's "World" reappears
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  • Dostoevsky (1821-1881) @ Feb 07
    Crime and Punishment. The Idiot. The Brothers Karamazov. Views of the dissolving inferno.
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  • Brahms (1833-1897) @ Feb 14
    The Personal Preservation of Art as the Balance of Revolution and Progress.
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  • Maxwell (1831-1879) @ Feb 21
    A Treatise on Electricity and Magnetism (3rd Ed. 1981, Oxford). The preparation for Einstein.
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  • Tolstoy (1828-1910) @ Feb 28
    The Master Spirit of the 19th Century. Transformations back to Spiritual Man
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