University Place

The Philosopher, the Priest and the Painter

Special | 43m

Steven Nadler, Professor, Department of Philosophy at UW-Madison, joins "University Place Presents" host Norman Gilliland for a discussion of the life, times, and philosophy of seventeenth century philosopher, Rene Descartes. Nadler focuses on the mysterious background of an iconic painting of the philosopher which is hanging in the Louvre Museum in Paris.

Aired: 12/04/12

Rating: TV-G

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