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The God Within

UK, 1962 (MIFF 1963, The Inquiring Mind)

Director: June Goodfield

A searching enquiry into the bases of philosophy, which begins when men are perplexed and seek the answers to many questions. From this curiosity, science begins. The film takes us back in history some 2,500 years to Ionia, and shows how the concepts of chemistry, mathematics, physics and music originated.

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