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The Morality of Knowledge
Three talks by Erich Heller
1: The Original Faustian Doctrine and its Abolition
In these talks Erich Heller discusses the changes in meaning which the story of Dr. Faustus has undergone since the appearance of the original German version in 1587. He believes that the different treatments the subject received at the hands of the first anonymous author, and then of Marlowe, Lessing, Goethe, Valery, and Thomas Mann , are the reflections of radically varying ideas about good and evil forces at work in man's search for truth. This leads Professor Heller to a critique of the naive and possibly fatal ' morality of knowledge' underlying the scientific and technological pursuits of our age.
Next talk: January 9

Contributors

Unknown:
Erich Heller
Unknown:
Erich Heller
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Thomas Mann

Isaac Stern (violin)
Leonard Rose (cello)
Eugene Istomin (piano)
PART 1
Recorded from a public concert in the Royal Festival Hall, London, on December 11
Isaac Stern , Leonard Rose , and Eugene

Contributors

Violin:
Isaac Stern
Cello:
Leonard Rose
Piano:
Eugene Istomin
Unknown:
Isaac Stern
Unknown:
Leonard Rose

Michel Saint-Denis
Inspecteur General des Spectacles talks about the Important role
Chekhov has played in his development as a producer, and the actor's approach to The Cherry Orchard
Abd'elkader Farrah the designer, explains how the plans for the staging of The Cherry Orchard have evolved
Recorded during rehearsals with the Royal Shakespeare Company at Stratford-upon-Avon prior to the opening at the Aldwych Theatre, London. Interviews by Carl Wildman

Contributors

Unknown:
Michel Saint-Denis
Unknown:
Carl Wildman

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