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  1. Masterpieces of Ancient Greek Literature

    Masterpieces of Ancient Greek Literature

    David J. Schenker
    4.6 out of 5
    62% of reviewers would recommend this product
    (35)
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    Masterpieces of Ancient Greek Literature offers a view of literature that highlights the importance of the ancient Greeks to so much of the world that came after them, and particularly to our own way of living in and seeing that world.
  2. Religions of the Axial Age: An Approach to the World's Religions Sale

    Religions of the Axial Age: An Approach to the World's Religions

    Mark W. Muesse
    4.8 out of 5
    83% of reviewers would recommend this product
    (86)
    Save up to $259.95 Starting at $30.00 $299.95 $30.00$299.95
    What could the beliefs and traditions of a Zoroastrian, a person of Jewish faith, a Buddhist, a follower of Confucius, and a Christian have in common? How do religions evolve over time? Religions of the Axial Age offers a rare opportunity to relate your own spiritual questions to a variety of ancient quests for meaning and transcendence. Professor Mark W. Muesse shows you the historical conditions in which the world...
  3. Change and Motion: Calculus Made Clear, 2nd Edition

    Change and Motion: Calculus Made Clear, 2nd Edition

    Michael Starbird
    4.2 out of 5
    68% of reviewers would recommend this product
    (98)
    Starting at $249.95 Starting at $249.95 $299.95 $249.95$299.95
    Calculus has had a notorious reputation for being difficult to understand, but the 24 lectures of Change and Motion: Calculus Made Clear are crafted to make the key concepts and triumphs of this field accessible to non-mathematicians. This course teaches you how to grasp the power and beauty of calculus without the technical background traditionally required in calculus courses. Follow award-winning Professor...
  4. How to Listen to and Understand Great Music, 3rd Edition

    How to Listen to and Understand Great Music, 3rd Edition

    Robert Greenberg
    4.8 out of 5
    90% of reviewers would recommend this product
    (320)
    Starting at $599.95 Starting at $599.95 $809.95 $599.95$809.95
    This course can permanently enrich your life. With Professor Robert Greenberg as your teacher, you will hear and understand an entire language of unmatched beauty, genius, and power. Using digitally recorded passages to illustrate his points, Professor Greenberg takes you inside magnificent compositions by Bach, Handel, Haydn, Mozart, Beethoven, Chopin, Verdi, Wagner, Brahms, Tchaikovsky, Stravinsky, and more. After...
  5. What Are the Chances? Probability Made Clear

    What Are the Chances? Probability Made Clear

    Michael Starbird
    3.7 out of 5
    58% of reviewers would recommend this product
    (73)
    Starting at $149.95 Starting at $149.95 $229.95 $149.95$229.95
    Learn how to understand the random factors behind almost everything—from the combinations of genes that produced you to the odds of how long you'll have to wait at a bus stop. In What Are the Chances? Probability Made Clear, award-winning Professor Michael Starbird makes the secret of numbers come alive for nonmathematicians. He picks intriguing, useful, and entertaining examples to illustrate the fundamental...
  6. Between the Rivers: The History of Ancient Mesopotamia Sale

    Between the Rivers: The History of Ancient Mesopotamia

    Alexis Q. Castor
    4 out of 5
    67% of reviewers would recommend this product
    (101)
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    The impact of ancient Mesopotamia on the development of human civilization—including writing, codes of law, cities, and epic poetry—is staggering. Between the Rivers: A History of Ancient Mesopotamia takes you on an exciting journey through this area bordered by the Tigris and Euphrates Rivers, from Neolithic times to the age of Alexander the Great. In 36 fascinating lectures, award-winning Professor Alexis Q....
  7. Cycles of American Political Thought Sale

    Cycles of American Political Thought

    Joseph F. Kobylka
    4.5 out of 5
    72% of reviewers would recommend this product
    (55)
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    Examine a broad survey of American intellectual history in the dynamic course, The American Mind. Discover aspects of the elaborate structure that became modern America, tracing ideas in politics, religion, education, philosophy, psychology, anthropology, literature, social theory, and science—proving that Americans have a much richer intellectual tradition than generally imagined. Continue your fascinating study...
  8. Great Ideas of Classical Physics

    Great Ideas of Classical Physics

    Steven Pollock
    3.9 out of 5
    52% of reviewers would recommend this product
    (71)
    Starting at $199.95 Starting at $199.95 $299.95 $199.95$299.95
    Classical physics is about making sense of motion, gravity, light, heat, sound, electricity, and magnetism, and seeing how these phenomena interweave to create the rich tapestry of everyday experience. You already know more physics than you think, says award-winning science educator Steven Pollock. He discusses brilliant thinkers Galileo, Newton, Faraday, and Maxwell to show you that classical physics is an elegant...
  9. Story of the Bible

    Story of the Bible

    Luke Timothy Johnson
    4.6 out of 5
    75% of reviewers would recommend this product
    (58)
    Starting at $199.95 Starting at $199.95 $299.95 $199.95$299.95
    Is the Bible a divinely inspired message, the work of human authors, or both? Translated and distributed all over the world, it bears the mark of the many cultures that have debated its meaning and prized its wisdom. In this course, Luke Timothy Johnson can illuminate for you the remarkable and complicated process by which this important book came into being.
  10. Dutch Masters: The Age of Rembrandt

    Dutch Masters: The Age of Rembrandt

    William Kloss
    4.9 out of 5
    84% of reviewers would recommend this product
    (69)
    Starting at $349.95 Starting at $349.95 $429.95 $349.95$429.95
    Holland in the 17th century was home to the most remarkable concentration of artistic talent in modern history, including masters such as Hals, Vermeer, and-of course-Rembrandt. Dutch Masters: The Age of Rembrandt introduces you to this important period in art history. Professor William Kloss, an independent art historian with the Smithsonian Institution, guides you through the work of more than 100 artists and more...
  11. Emerson, Thoreau, and the Transcendentalist Movement

    Emerson, Thoreau, and the Transcendentalist Movement

    Ashton Nichols
    4.2 out of 5
    71% of reviewers would recommend this product
    (64)
    Starting at $199.95 Starting at $199.95 $299.95 $199.95$299.95
    In this course, Professor Ashton Nichols introduces us to two remarkable figures Ralph Waldo Emerson, Henry David Thoreau, and a diverse group of intellectual activists, literary figures, and social reformers whose ideas, often considered radical at the time of the Civil War, would remake American society.
  12. Philosophy of Science Sale

    Philosophy of Science

    Jeffrey L. Kasser
    4.3 out of 5
    68% of reviewers would recommend this product
    (89)
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    Philosopher Jeffrey Kasser launches an ambitious inquiry into what makes science science. The route to the answers is a challenging, thought-provoking quest, requiring logic, persistence, intellectual rigor, and imagination.
  13. Sensation, Perception, and the Aging Process

    Sensation, Perception, and the Aging Process

    Francis B. Colavita
    4.5 out of 5
    68% of reviewers would recommend this product
    (61)
    Starting at $199.95 Starting at $199.95 $299.95 $199.95$299.95
    Investigate the mysteries of how we perceive reality based on our memory and our senses. Sensation, Perception, and the Aging Process takes a distinct approach to the understanding of human behavior. In 24 fascinating lectures, award-winning Professor Francis B. Colavita offers you a biological and psychological perspective on the way we navigate and react to the world. Among the exciting issues you explore are how...
  14. Nature of Earth: An Introduction to Geology

    Nature of Earth: An Introduction to Geology

    John J. Renton
    4.2 out of 5
    74% of reviewers would recommend this product
    (175)
    Starting at $349.95 Starting at $349.95 $429.95 $349.95$429.95
    Geology is everywhere. Would you like to know how to read the rocks and landscape, and how to make sense of debates over natural resources? These 36 half-hour lectures introduce you to the study of minerals, rocks, soils, and the processes that operate on them through time. A science that is surprisingly intuitive, accessible, and concrete, geology has the excitement of a never-ending detective story, replete with...
  15. African Experience: From "Lucy" to Mandela

    African Experience: From "Lucy" to Mandela

    Kenneth P. Vickery
    3.9 out of 5
    64% of reviewers would recommend this product
    (94)
    Starting at $229.95 Starting at $229.95 $429.95 $229.95$429.95
    The story of Africa is the oldest and most event-filled chronicle of human activity on the planet. This course traces the story of the sub-Saharan region from the earliest evidence of human habitation to the latest challenges facing African nations in the 21st century. Africa’s people, places, languages, and customs will come vividly to life, and you will be able to follow events in present-day Africa in their...
  16. The English Novel Sale

    The English Novel

    Timothy Spurgin
    4.8 out of 5
    80% of reviewers would recommend this product
    (70)
    Save up to $259.95 Starting at $30.00 $299.95 $30.00$299.95
    Professor Spurgin heightens our awareness of the deep roles novelists such as Jane Austen, Charles Dickens, George Eliot and Virginia Woolf play in our lives: honing our intellect, quenching our emotional thirsts, and shaping our sense of ourselves and of the world we live in.
  17. Classical Archaeology of Ancient Greece and Rome Sale

    Classical Archaeology of Ancient Greece and Rome

    John R. Hale
    4.9 out of 5
    87% of reviewers would recommend this product
    (101)
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    With the skill of a born storyteller Professor John R. Hale mixes the exotic adventures, unexpected insights, and abiding mysteries of archaeology's fabled history with anecdotes of his own extensive field experience to create an extremely fast-paced narrative that unfolds like a series of detective stories.
  18. Museum Masterpieces: The Louvre

    Museum Masterpieces: The Louvre

    Richard Brettell
    4.3 out of 5
    74% of reviewers would recommend this product
    (115)
    Starting at $149.95 Starting at $149.95 $229.95 $149.95$229.95
    Expert art critic Richard Brettell takes you on an unforgettable journey through one of the world's greatest art museums in Museum Masterpieces: The Louvre. This course provides a fascinating overview of the Louvre's colorful history as royal palace, art academy, and national showcase. But the main focus of these richly illustrated lectures are some of the beautiful examples from the museum's remarkable collection...
  19. Science Wars: What Scientists Know and How They Know It Sale

    Science Wars: What Scientists Know and How They Know It

    Steven L. Goldman
    4.4 out of 5
    73% of reviewers would recommend this product
    (107)
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    Explore the history of competing conceptions of scientific knowledge over issues such as evolution from the onset of the Scientific Revolution in the 1600s to the present.
  20. Great American Music: Broadway Musicals

    Great American Music: Broadway Musicals

    Bill Messenger
    4.5 out of 5
    77% of reviewers would recommend this product
    (87)
    Starting at $199.95 Starting at $199.95 $299.95 $199.95$299.95
    In Broadway Musicals you get the stories and the music—in expertly played examples, rare recordings of groundbreaking artists, and recorded interviews that take you behind the scenes of some of Broadway's biggest hits and most memorable moments.