Item Details

Unnatural Laws: Are Eternal Laws an Illusion?

TVF International (Firm)
Format
Video; Computer Resource; Online Video; Online
Summary
From Newton's laws to E=mc2, we think we have uncovered the secrets of the universe. But some claim these laws evolve and others point to their human and cultural origins. Might eternal natural laws be human hubris? Or is the mind of God in our grasp? The Panel CERN physicist and coiner of the term "Theory of Everything" John Ellis, author of The Science Delusion Rupert Sheldrake and American philosopher of physics Nancy Cartwright debate the sacred assumptions of science.
Release Date
2015
Run Time
44 min.
Language
Closed-captioned
Rating
9 & up
Notes
  • Originally released by TVF International (Firm), 2015.
  • Streaming video file encoded with permission for digital streaming by Films Media Group on May 24, 2016.
Variant Title
Are Eternal Laws an Illusion?
Series
Institute of Art and Ideas: Cutting Edge Debates and Talks From the World's Leading Thinkers
Contents
  • Meet the Panelists (1:30)
  • Rupert Sheldrake: the Pitch (5:24)
  • John Ellis: the Pitch (2:26)
  • Nancy Cartwright: the Pitch (3:53)
  • Theme One: Do the Laws of Nature Exist? - Part One (7:18)
  • Do the Laws of Nature Exist? - Part Two (3:32)
  • Theme Two: Are Laws Human Hubris? - Part One (5:38)
  • Are Laws Human Hubris? - Part Two (6:02)
  • Theme Three: Can We Abandon Laws? (7:47)
  • Credits: Unnatural Laws: Are Eternal Laws an Illusion? (0:07)
Published
[Place of publication not identified] : TVF International (Firm), [2015]
New York, N.Y. : Distributed by Films Media Group, 2016.
Publisher no.
  • 115733s Films Media Group
  • 115767 Films Media Group
Access Restriction
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Description
1 online resource (1 video file (43 min., 50 sec.)) : sound, color.
Streaming video file.
System requirements: FOD playback platform.
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