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  1. Through the Wormhole with Morgan Freeman: Series 5 and 6 (2014)

    Subject
    Philosophy; Science
    Distribution
    Sale, DVD (DVD-R, unknown), £7.25

    The fifth and sixth seasons of the Discovery Channel’s popular science programme, presented by actor Morgan Freeman. This title is manufactured-on-demand when ordered from The Canny Store using high...

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  2. Stem Cell Universe (2014)

    Subject
    Science
    Distribution
    Sale, DVD (Region 2 PAL, 45 minutes), £6.99

    Popular science documentary. The topic of stem cells has been a matter of great debate for our generation. No other subject straddles the line between life and death such as the question over the validity of...

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  3. Mend Me: A Horizon Guide to Transplants (2013)

    Producer
    Sacha Baveystock
    Subject
    Medical sciences
    Distribution
    Sale, DVD (Region 2 PAL, 50 minutes), £195.00

    Using examples taken from the ‘Horizon’ archive, Michael Mosley examines the history of surgical transplant techniques identifying key points, looking at pioneering surgeons, covering ethical questions...

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  4. Sex and Ethics (2013)

    Director
    Joe Jenkins
    Subject
    Philosophy
    Distribution
    Sale, DVD (Region 2 PAL, 86 minutes), £85.00

    This compilation of four films is designed to provide teachers with dynamic lessons on sexual ethics. The first film, NATURAL LAW (21 minutes), takes a rollercoaster tour through the history of sex from the...

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  5. Abortion (2013)

    Director
    Joe Jenkins
    Subject
    Philosophy; Religious studies; Social Studies
    Distribution
    Sale, DVD (Region 2 PAL, 52 minutes), £65.00

    This DVD includes three films exploring the ethical, legal and religious dimensions of the abortion debate. The first film, ABORTION: ANCIENT AND MODERN 1 (18 minutes) explores legal and ethical attitudes to...

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  6. Environmental Ethics (2013)

    Director
    Joe Jenkins
    Subject
    Environmental science; Philosophy; Religious studies
    Distribution
    Sale, DVD (Region 2 PAL, 91 minutes), £85.00

    This DVD includes five films exploring environmental questions from an ethical and religious viewpoint. GAIA (18 minutes) compares the life of the planet to the life of a 45 year old woman, and takes the...

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  7. Is There a Right to Disobedience and Resistance? (2013)

    Subject
    Law; Philosophy; Politics & government

    Birkbeck School of Law’s 2013 Annual Lecture. Professor Costas Douzinas examines the legal right to resistance in the context of recent social upheavals and protest movements, from the Arab Spring to...

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  8. Compassion (2013)

    Subject
    Art
    Distribution
    Sale, DVD (Region 0 PAL, 55 minutes), £17.99

    Can art temper our most destructive impulses? What role does empathy play in contemporary art? Art21 documentary Compassion navigates our emotional and ethical connection with art through the works of...

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  9. Does Corporate Funding Corrupt Science? (2012)

    Subject
    Science

    Video recording of a panel discussion held at Stanford University on 3/2/2012 organised by Wonderfest. Some 65% of all research and development in the U.S. is funded by private interests. History shows that...

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  10. Philosophy and Ethics Through Film: Ethical Theories (2012)

    Director
    Luke Pollard
    Subject
    Philosophy
    Distribution
    Sale, DVD (DVD-ROM), £140.00

    Curriculum-focused films with accompanying exam board-specific worksheets, tackling topics for A Level Philosophy and Ethics. This DVD looks at three ethical theories; Utilitarianism; Kantian Ethics; Virtue...

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