What are the Three Spheres by Mark Stahlman, President, CSDL
- Overview: A History of History of Civilizations
- Overview: The Lost Cause
- East: China Retrieves Chi & Leapfrogs the West
- East: India & Japan: Reconfiguration of the East
- West: Disenchantment of the West
- West: Natural Law
- Digital: Digital Sphere Retrieves Alchemy
- Digital: Post Humanity?
0:00 What is the Three Spheres series about?
3:37 What does this session cover?
6:27 Have we ever been here before?
11:41 Do historians understand the 20th century?
13:47 What did Oswald Spangler think?
17:00 What did Arnold Toynbee think?
21:16 What did Carroll Quigley think?
23:28 What did Sam Huntington think?
26:24 What does Marshall McLuhan have to offer?
28:31 Is this Technological determinism?
34:42 Who was Romano Guardini?
37:20 How would you summarize this session?
40:55 What is the range of questions posed by audience?
48:17 What have technological transitions looked like in the past?
57:15 Is the East better suited to handle the current technological change than the West?
1:10:27 What are the four causes?
1:19:37 What does optimal society look like under digital conditions?
1:25:11 What is coming up in the remaining seven sessions of the course?
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