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S102 Great Ideas About Man and Society - Jacques Ellul

Newman, P.W.G. S102 Great Ideas About Man and Society - Jacques Ellul. [Sound recording] [Special Collections]

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A lecture given by Professor Peter Newman for the course "S102 Great Ideas About Man and Society" at Murdoch University.

Course description from the 1975 Murdoch University Handbook and Calendar:-

Introduces students to conceptions central to Western and Eastern thought about man, his nature and the society in which he lives. The course will explore major ideas from philosophy, psychology, religion, sociology, history, anthropology, political theory and literature. It is designed to give students a grounding in the major interpretations of man and society. Students will introduced to the ideas of men like Plato, Confucius, Machiavelli, Rousseau, Marx, Freud, Darwin, Gandhi, Sartre, Mao Tse-Tung, Marcuse, McLuhan and many others.

The course is open to all students seeking to broaden their education, irrespective of whether they intend to specialise in the social sciences.

This recording is part of the History of Murdoch University Collection.

Date: 23 September 1975
Item Type: Special Collections
Collection: History of Murdoch University Collection
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