Can't tell Pythagoras from Plato? Curious about Hinduism, Confucianism, and Islam? Through location footage, re-creations, expert commentary and analysis, two documentary series explore the roots of ancient philosophy, religious thought, and spiritual enlightenment. Learn the central doctrines of some of the world's major religions; see the connections between early philosophical thought, math, and science. An informative and insightful look into how ancient thoughts and beliefs continue to shape our modern world. 6 episodes, 5 hrs, 2 DVDs.
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Explores the genesis of spiritual thought and investigates the central doctrines of Confucianism, Shinto, Hinduism, Judaism, and Islam.
Traces the evolution of philosophy from classical Greece, its development in Europe through the medieval period and the enlightenment into modern existentialist thought.
• On-location footage
• Authentic re-creations and reconstructions
• Expert commentary and analyses by leading professionals.
Packaging: Boxed set
Run Time: 300 minutes
Format: Full screen
Number of discs: 2
Foreign Language Subtitles: No
Color or B&W: Color
Region Code: 1
Aspect Ratio: 4:3
Audio Format: Dolby Digital