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  1. Masters of Mindfulness: Transforming Your Mind and Body Sale

    Masters of Mindfulness: Transforming Your Mind and Body

    Taught By Multiple Professors
    3.9 out of 5
    68% of reviewers would recommend this product
    (25)
    Save up to $230.00 Starting at $29.95 $299.95 $29.95$299.95
    Mindfulness as a practice is very simple and its effects are well-documented. What many people don’t realize is the breadth of the science behind it and how much of our health—physical, mental, emotional—is bound up in the way we look at and experience the world. Now, modern biology and neuroscience can actually quantify many of the effects of mindfulness and you may be surprised by how powerful the impact can...
  2. The Great Trials of World History and the Lessons They Teach Us

    The Great Trials of World History and the Lessons They Teach Us

    Douglas O. Linder
    4.7 out of 5
    92% of reviewers would recommend this product
    (76)
    Starting at $199.95 Starting at $199.95 $299.95 $199.95$299.95
    No understanding of the past is complete without an understanding of the legal battles that have shaped it. In The Great Trials of World History and the Lessons They Teach Us, Professor Douglas O. Linder takes you back in time to revisit history’s most famous (and infamous) trials, including the Salem Witch Trials, the Scopes “Monkey” Trial, the Nuremburg Trials, and the Trial of O. J. Simpson.
  3. How Jesus Became God

    How Jesus Became God

    Bart D. Ehrman
    4.4 out of 5
    82% of reviewers would recommend this product
    (228)
    Starting at $199.95 Starting at $199.95 $299.95 $199.95$299.95
    What exactly happened, such that Jesus came to be considered God? To ask this question is to delve into a fascinating, multilayered historical puzzle—one that offers a richly illuminating look into the origins of the Western worldview and the theological underpinnings of our civilization. In 24 provocative lectures, Professor Ehrman takes you deeply into the process by which the divinity of Jesus was first...
  4. The Big Questions of Philosophy

    The Big Questions of Philosophy

    David Kyle Johnson
    4 out of 5
    71% of reviewers would recommend this product
    (77)
    Starting at $349.95 Starting at $349.95 $429.95 $349.95$429.95
    We have all pondered seemingly unanswerable but significant questions about our existence: Why are we here? What is knowledge? Does God exist? There is no better way to study the big questions in philosophy than to compare how the world’s greatest minds have analyzed these questions and reasoned out potential solutions. The final step is always deciding for yourself whether you find an explanation convincing.
  5. The History and Achievements of the Islamic Golden Age

    The History and Achievements of the Islamic Golden Age

    Eamonn Gearon
    4.7 out of 5
    87% of reviewers would recommend this product
    (63)
    Starting at $199.95 Starting at $199.95 $299.95 $199.95$299.95
    It is nearly impossible to overstate the power and importance of the crucial 500-year history of the Abbasid Empire. The History and Achievements of the Islamic Golden Age is your opportunity to get to know the story and the accomplishments of this great period in human civilization. Taught by acclaimed lecturer Eamonn Gearon, these 24 remarkable lectures offer brilliant insights into an era too often overlooked by...
  6. The World Was Never the Same: Events That Changed History

    The World Was Never the Same: Events That Changed History

    J. Rufus Fears
    3.5 out of 5
    60% of reviewers would recommend this product
    (188)
    Starting at $229.95 Starting at $229.95 $429.95 $229.95$429.95
    Join storyteller and award-winning Professor J. Rufus Fears as he presents what he considers to be the 36 defining moments in our past with The World Was Never the Same: Events That Changed History. This course is an intriguing tour of history, from the creation of the Code of Hammurabi to the opening battles of the American Revolution to the terrorist attacks of September 11th. Using his impressive ability to draw...
  7. The Modern Intellectual Tradition: From Descartes to Derrida Sale

    The Modern Intellectual Tradition: From Descartes to Derrida

    Lawrence Cahoone
    4.7 out of 5
    90% of reviewers would recommend this product
    (99)
    Save up to $345.00 Starting at $54.95 $429.95 $54.95$429.95
    Explore the foundations of modern and contemporary Western approaches to reality and knowledge with The Modern Intellectual Tradition: From Descartes to Derrida. Guided by award-winning Professor Lawrence Cahoone, these 36 lectures take you on an engaging intellectual journey that encompasses prominent figures like Locke, Kant, Hegel, Nietzsche, Wittgenstein, and Heidegger—intellectual radicals whose ideas...
  8. The Philosopher's Toolkit: How to Be the Most Rational Person in Any Room

    The Philosopher's Toolkit: How to Be the Most Rational Person in Any Room

    Patrick Grim
    4.6 out of 5
    85% of reviewers would recommend this product
    (42)
    Starting at $249.95 Starting at $249.95 $299.95 $249.95$299.95
    Thinking is at the heart of our everyday lives, yet our thinking can go wrong in any number of ways. Bad arguments, fallacious reasoning, misleading language, and built-in cognitive biases are all traps that keep us from rational decision making. What can we do to avoid these traps and think better? Is it possible to think faster, more efficiently, and more systematically? The Philosopher's Toolkit: How to Be the...
  9. Confucius, Buddha, Jesus, and Muhammad

    Confucius, Buddha, Jesus, and Muhammad

    Mark W. Muesse
    4.4 out of 5
    81% of reviewers would recommend this product
    (53)
    Starting at $349.95 Starting at $349.95 $429.95 $349.95$429.95
    Discover new perspectives on the moral and spiritual precepts on which much of human civilization is built with Confucius, Buddha, Jesus, and Muhammad. Award-winning Professor Mark W. Muesse takes you deep inside the life stories and legacies of these four iconic figures. He reveals their core teachings and sheds new light on the history that underlies their phenomenal, enduring impact on how we see and think about...
  10. Augustine: Philosopher and Saint Sale

    Augustine: Philosopher and Saint

    Phillip Cary
    4 out of 5
    66% of reviewers would recommend this product
    (89)
    Save up to $119.95 Starting at $30.00 $149.95 $30.00$149.95
    Augustine: Philosopher and Saint paints a rich and detailed portrait of the life, works, and ideas of this remarkable figure whose own search for God has profoundly shaped all of Western Christianity. Professor Philip Cary's organized and self-contained course explains any special religious or philosophical concepts you need to know in order to appreciate Augustine's impact, with real-life examples and analogies...
  11. An Introduction to Formal Logic

    An Introduction to Formal Logic

    Steven Gimbel
    4.6 out of 5
    87% of reviewers would recommend this product
    (40)
    Starting at $249.95 Starting at $249.95 $299.95 $249.95$299.95
    From advertisers trying to separate you from your money, to politicians trying to get your vote, to friends who want you to agree with them, many people use flawed and misleading arguments to sway your behavior. Formal logic is intellectual self-defense and the key to clear thinking, good planning, and sound reasoning. Learn the principles in 24 lucid lectures taught by a professor who practices what he teaches.
  12. Development of European Civilization Sale

    Development of European Civilization

    Kenneth R. Bartlett
    4.7 out of 5
    92% of reviewers would recommend this product
    (40)
    Save up to $559.95 Starting at $30.00 $599.95 $30.00$599.95
    Survey the remarkable development of Europe from the late Middle Ages through the eve of World War II with The Development of European Civilization. In Professor Kenneth R. Bartlett's 48 lectures, you'll learn the major ideologies that emerged from centuries of debate and conflict; the forces that intermingled to create a range of economic and social revolutions; groundbreaking European ideas about government,...
  13. Great Ideas of Philosophy, 2nd Edition

    Great Ideas of Philosophy, 2nd Edition

    Daniel N. Robinson
    4.3 out of 5
    72% of reviewers would recommend this product
    (148)
    Starting at $499.95 Starting at $499.95 $724.95 $499.95$724.95
    These lectures offer a coherent and beautifully articulated introduction to the great philosophic conversation of the ages. They cover an enormous range of seminal thinkers and perspectives, but always from the vantage point of the enduring questions: What can we know? How ought we to act? How should we order our life together? Dr. Robinson's lectures make the ideas of philosophy thrilling, passionate, human, and...
  14. Thinking about Capitalism Sale

    Thinking about Capitalism

    Jerry Z. Muller
    4.6 out of 5
    88% of reviewers would recommend this product
    (108)
    Save up to $389.95 Starting at $30.00 $429.95 $30.00$429.95
    In an era of increasing globalization, capitalism plays a dramatic role in the world economy and your everyday life. Explore the wealth of perspectives on this pervasive economic force in Thinking about Capitalism, and gain fresh insights into capitalism's history, its proponents and opponents, and its startling impact on our world. Drawing on his exceptional ability to frame each thinker's concerns within its...
  15. Art of Conflict Management: Achieving Solutions for Life, Work, and Beyond Sale

    Art of Conflict Management: Achieving Solutions for Life, Work, and Beyond

    Michael Dues
    4.3 out of 5
    79% of reviewers would recommend this product
    (58)
    Save up to $250.00 Starting at $34.95 $299.95 $34.95$299.95
    Improve and enhance the way you handle conflict in your professional and personal life with The Art of Conflict Management: Achieving Solutions for Life, Work, and Beyond. These 24 lectures by award-winning Professor Michael Dues are filled with practical tips, tools, and techniques—all of which draw on groundbreaking research and strategies rooted in the "win-win" model that has dominated this exciting field...
  16. Life Lessons from the Great Myths Sale

    Life Lessons from the Great Myths

    J. Rufus Fears
    3.5 out of 5
    60% of reviewers would recommend this product
    (60)
    Save up to $360.00 Starting at $34.95 $429.95 $34.95$429.95
    Change the way you think about the greatest stories ever told with Life Lessons from the Great Myths by acclaimed Great Courses Professor J. Rufus Fears. A powerful work of storytelling prowess, this 36-lecture course explores individuals and events that so gripped civilizations, they transcended to the level of myth. Taking you from the battlefields of Alexander the Great to the conquests of Napoleon Bonaparte to...
  17. St. Augustine's Confessions Sale

    St. Augustine's Confessions

    Taught By Multiple Professors
    4.5 out of 5
    71% of reviewers would recommend this product
    (67)
    Save up to $259.95 Starting at $30.00 $299.95 $30.00$299.95
    This course examines all 13 books, or chapters, of this masterpiece that inspired Dante and Martin Luther and encouraged Christianity to accept the thinking of Plato. It provides the background needed to understand the Confessions as Augustine intended and analyzes his account—told in stories that are as powerful as any in world literature—of the events leading to his Christian conversion.
  18. Understanding Complexity

    Understanding Complexity

    Scott E. Page
    4.5 out of 5
    89% of reviewers would recommend this product
    (110)
    Starting at $149.95 Starting at $149.95 $229.95 $149.95$229.95
    Discover and grasp the fundamentals and applications of the amazing field of complexity science with Understanding Complexity. Professor Scott E. Page—one of the field's most highly regarded teachers and researchers—shows you how complexity science helps us understand the nature and behavior of financial markets, corporations, native cultures, governments, and other systems that play important roles in...
  19. Great Minds of the Eastern Intellectual Tradition Sale

    Great Minds of the Eastern Intellectual Tradition

    Grant Hardy
    4.5 out of 5
    84% of reviewers would recommend this product
    (73)
    Save up to $360.00 Starting at $34.95 $429.95 $34.95$429.95
    Discover an often-overlooked, but equally important, side of human philosophy with Great Minds of the Eastern Intellectual Tradition—a comprehensive survey of the East's most influential thinkers. In 36 lectures, award-winning Professor Grant Hardy introduces you to the people responsible for molding Asian philosophy and for giving birth to a wide variety of spiritual and ideological systems, including Hinduism,...
  20. Popes and the Papacy: A History Sale

    Popes and the Papacy: A History

    Thomas F. X. Noble
    4.2 out of 5
    69% of reviewers would recommend this product
    (97)
    Save up to $260.00 Starting at $19.95 $299.95 $19.95$299.95
    This course is designed to illuminate for both Catholics and non-Catholics the remarkable institution known as the "Petrine Office." It is taught by Professor Thomas F. X. Noble, director of the Medieval Institute and professor of history at the University of Notre Dame—who has spent more than 30 years immersed in the subject. The insights and wisdom he has gathered along the way make Popes and the Papacy: A...