Talks about nothing [videorecording] /
Rubin Museum of Art ; procuced by Tim McHenry ; edited by David Townsend.
imprint
[Silver Spring, MD] : Athena, [2014]
description
3 videodiscs (approximately 468 min.) : sound, color ; 4 3/4 in. + 1 booklet.
format(s)
DVD
Holdings
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imprint
[Silver Spring, MD] : Athena, [2014]
standard identifier
054961214297
publisher #
AMP-2142
general note
Originally produced in 2011.
Special features: 16-page booklet with a history of zero, information on the Rubin Museum of Art, and profiles of the participants.
Title from container.
performer
Brian Cox, Alison Gopnik, Ken Burns, Traleg Rinpoche, Oliver Sacks, John Dugdale, Laurie Anderson, Charles Seife, Rick Moody, Melissa Franklin, Andrew Cohen, Lama Surya Das, Marie Howe, Christopher Potter, Patsy Rodenburg, Fiona Shaw, Simon Critchley, Peter Sellars, Raj Patel.
abstract
Filmed at New York City's Rubin Museum, these engaging discussions feature some of the world's most active minds from many different fields offering their expertise and opinions on the philosophical and mathematical concept of nothing. The concept of nothing is central Buddhism's diamond sutra, Shakespeare's "Hamlet, Einstein's theory of relativity, and countless more works of art, philosophy, science and spirituality.
language note
In English; with optional English subtitles for the deaf and hearing impaired (SDH).
catalogue key
9162018
technical details
DVD; Dolby Digital stereo; full screen (eps. 1-8) and widescreen (eps. 9-10).

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