The 19th Century, 1983
by: Roger Weir
The 19th Century13 of 13 presentations available
Tuesdays, Dec 6, 1983 to Feb 28, 1984
The pilgrimage through the world as a permanently dissolving inferno.
- Marx (1818-1903) @ Dec 13
The Philosophy of Material Man and Economic History
- Spencer (1818-1883) @ Dec 20
The synthesis of knowledge from scientific examination of Biology, Psychology, Sociology and Ethics
- Delacroix (1798-1863) @ Jan 03
The greatest French Romantic painter and theorist towards Impressionism from Classicism
- Darwin (1809-1882) @ Jan 10
The origin of Species and The Descent of Man. Giant steps into the permanently dissolving world.
- Balzac (1799-1850) @ Jan 17
La Comedie Humaine. The writer as a "secretary" of society, towards a psychology of Man.
- Dickens (1812-1870) @ Jan 24
The greatest English Novelist and his portrait of Man's life
- Tennyson (1821-1881) @ Jan 31
Idylls of the King. Arthur's "World" reappears
- Dostoevsky (1821-1881) @ Feb 07
Crime and Punishment. The Idiot. The Brothers Karamazov. Views of the dissolving inferno.
- Brahms (1833-1897) @ Feb 14
The Personal Preservation of Art as the Balance of Revolution and Progress.
- Maxwell (1831-1879) @ Feb 21
A Treatise on Electricity and Magnetism (3rd Ed. 1981, Oxford). The preparation for Einstein.
- Tolstoy (1828-1910) @ Feb 28
The Master Spirit of the 19th Century. Transformations back to Spiritual Man