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Extraordinary Minds: Jared Diamond
     

Extraordinary Minds: Jared Diamond

Director: Rob Massey, Jared Diamond, Dr. Howard Gardner

Cast: Rob Massey, Jared Diamond, Dr. Howard Gardner

 
This inspiring release profiles historian, scientist and author Jared Diamond, a professor of Geography and Physiology whose incisive observations about human evolution and cultural anthropology, paired with a unique ability to present complex ideas in comprehensive terms as an author in books like The Rise and Fall of the Third Chimpanzee and Guns Germs and Steel,

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This inspiring release profiles historian, scientist and author Jared Diamond, a professor of Geography and Physiology whose incisive observations about human evolution and cultural anthropology, paired with a unique ability to present complex ideas in comprehensive terms as an author in books like The Rise and Fall of the Third Chimpanzee and Guns Germs and Steel, has made him one of the most celebrated scholars of the decade.

Product Details

Release Date:
07/26/2011
UPC:
0032031472198
Original Release:
2011
Source:
Kultur Video
Region Code:
1
Time:
0:52:00
Sales rank:
79,324

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Disc #1 -- Extraordinary Minds: Jared Diamond
1. Introduction [1:08]
2. Take Us Back to Your Childhood [4:53]
3. Did you feel torn in many different directions? [1:55]
4. How did you pursue your interest in birds? [2:11]
5. Walk us through an expedition to New Guinea [1:54]
6. It was said that someday you are going to unite the arts and the sciences [1:47]
7. How did you go from your interest in music to highly technical issues? [2:43]
8. Tell us about your research in physiology [2:07]
9. When did you begin to write for a popular audience? [2:35]
10. Explain the role that chance played in your career [3:06]
11. What was the very important turning point that occurred in 1972? [2:32]
12. How consciously did you begin to survey other areas? [5:48]
13. What is work like for you day-to-day? [4:35]
14. How do you decide what to write about next [5:06]
15. Tell us about your work on conservation [6:18]
16. Who were the biggest influences on your intellectual development? [2:20]
17. Credits [:55]

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