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  1. The Modern Intellectual Tradition: From Descartes to Derrida

    The Modern Intellectual Tradition: From Descartes to Derrida

    Lawrence Cahoone
    4.7 out of 5
    91% of reviewers would recommend this product
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    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...
  2. Why Economies Rise or Fall

    Why Economies Rise or Fall

    Peter Rodriguez
    3.4 out of 5
    62% of reviewers would recommend this product
    (50)
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    Sharpen your understanding of modern economics with Why Economies Rise or Fall. In these 24 lectures, Professor Peter Rodriguez guides you through a stimulating examination of what economists know about the elusive search for economic prosperity. You'll explore how countries as widely different as the United States and Vietnam have grown their economies, how China and India were able to recover from economic...
  3. The Everyday Guide to Wine

    The Everyday Guide to Wine

    Jennifer Simonetti-Bryan
    4.5 out of 5
    86% of reviewers would recommend this product
    (116)
    Starting at $249.95 Starting at $249.95 $299.95 $249.95$299.95
    Whether you're a novice looking to master the basics, an enthusiast who tours vineyards, or something in between, there's no better way to learn about wine than from a wine expert. The Everyday Guide to Wine brings this rare opportunity right into your home with 24 engaging lectures delivered by acclaimed Master of Wine Jennifer Simonetti-Bryan, who has trained thousands inside and outside of the wine industry. In...
  4. Impossible: Physics beyond the Edge

    Impossible: Physics beyond the Edge

    Benjamin Schumacher
    4.6 out of 5
    91% of reviewers would recommend this product
    (73)
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    Delve into some of the most fascinating concepts at the edge of modern physics with Impossible: Physics beyond the Edge. Professor Benjamin Schumacher's ingenious approach to the physical world will teach you more about physics than you ever imagined. In 24 lectures, you'll probe the nature of the impossible from many points of view and discover that hovering over a black hole, trying to reverse the flow of time,...
  5. Art of Teaching: Best Practices from a Master Educator

    Art of Teaching: Best Practices from a Master Educator

    Patrick N. Allitt
    4.3 out of 5
    83% of reviewers would recommend this product
    (81)
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    Learn how to reach astounding new levels of success as a teacher with The Art of Teaching: Best Practices from a Master Educator. These 24 lectures, delivered by award-winning Professor Patrick N. Allitt, will help you develop and enhance your teaching style; provide you with invaluable methods, tools, and advice for handling all manner of teaching scenarios; and open your eyes to how other teachers—and their...
  6. Origins of the Human Mind

    Origins of the Human Mind

    Stephen P. Hinshaw
    4.5 out of 5
    89% of reviewers would recommend this product
    (39)
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    Get an authoritative guide to the latest information and viewpoints on what neurobiologists, psychologists, and other scientists know about our minds in Origins of the Human Mind. These 24 intriguing and enlightening lectures lay bare the inner workings of our minds. And they're all brought to you by award-winning Professor Stephen P. Hinshaw, whose thorough and unbiased approach to this fascinating subject reveals...
  7. Dead Sea Scrolls

    Dead Sea Scrolls

    Gary A. Rendsburg
    4.7 out of 5
    92% of reviewers would recommend this product
    (106)
    Starting at $249.95 Starting at $249.95 $299.95 $249.95$299.95
    Get a comprehensive, 24-lecture introduction to the unique series of archaeological documents that have irrevocably altered how we look at and understand the foundations of faith and religious practice. In The Dead Sea Scrolls, Professor Gary A. Rendsburg—a dedicated Dead Sea Scrolls scholar who has spent decades immersed in the study of this amazing find—tells you what the scrolls are and what they...
  8. Meteorology: An Introduction to the Wonders of the Weather Sale

    Meteorology: An Introduction to the Wonders of the Weather

    Robert G. Fovell
    4.2 out of 5
    77% of reviewers would recommend this product
    (189)
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    Embark on a fascinating foray into the complex and enthralling field of meteorology: the study of the weather. In the 24 engaging lectures of Meteorology: An Introduction to the Wonders of the Weather, learn about the often surprising, always intriguing interactions that make up our world's climate. Bringing together geography, chemistry, physics, and other scientific disciplines, Professor Robert G. Fovell offers...
  9. Origin of Civilization

    Origin of Civilization

    Scott MacEachern
    3.5 out of 5
    58% of reviewers would recommend this product
    (56)
    Starting at $289.95 Starting at $289.95 $599.95 $289.95$599.95
    Discover how human beings from around the world created the impressive cultural and political systems that would forever alter the course of history. In this grand 48-lecture course, travel to places such as ancient Mesopotamia, sub-Saharan Africa, and Mesoamerica to view their formative states and civilizations from gripping archaeological and historical perspectives. Delivered by award-winning Professor Scott...
  10. Skeptics and Believers: Religious Debate in the Western Intellectual Tradition Sale

    Skeptics and Believers: Religious Debate in the Western Intellectual Tradition

    Tyler Roberts
    4.1 out of 5
    68% of reviewers would recommend this product
    (87)
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    In Skeptics and Believers: Religious Debate in the Western Intellectual Tradition, noted scholar and Professor Tyler Roberts leads you on a fascinating 36-lecture journey that will help you understand the more than 300-year-long debate about the nature of religious faith and its compatibility with reason. It's a debate that increasingly swirls around the role of religion in the public arena in fields such as...
  11. Nutrition Made Clear Sale

    Nutrition Made Clear

    Roberta H. Anding
    4.4 out of 5
    84% of reviewers would recommend this product
    (272)
    Save up to $330.00 Starting at $69.95 $429.95 $69.95$429.95
    Replace nutritional misconceptions with hard science you can understand in Nutrition Made Clear. In 36 in-depth lectures taught by dietitian and Professor Roberta H. Anding, explore the fundamentals of good nutrition and learn how to practically apply them to your unique lifestyle. Designed to appeal to anyone at any age, this course is an invaluable source of medically backed, statistically proven information about...
  12. Medieval World

    Medieval World

    Dorsey Armstrong
    4.4 out of 5
    84% of reviewers would recommend this product
    (145)
    Starting at $349.95 Starting at $349.95 $429.95 $349.95$429.95
    What was it like to live during the Middle Ages? Find out with The Medieval World, which offers you a different perspective on this period: one that entrenches you in the experiences of everyday men and women. Medievalist and Professor Dorsey Armstrong draws on history, literature, the arts, technology, science, and more for this 36-lecture tour that will expand your understanding of both the Middle Ages and...
  13. Black Holes Explained Sale

    Black Holes Explained

    Alex Filippenko
    4.7 out of 5
    88% of reviewers would recommend this product
    (97)
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    Nearly everyone has heard of black holes, but few people outside of complex scientific fields understand their true nature and their implications for our universe. Black Holes Explained finally makes this awe-inspiring cosmological subject graspable—in just 12 lavishly illustrated lectures. You'll discover the secrets of photon spheres, event horizons, Einstein rings, and other concepts involved in the study...
  14. The Catholic Church: A History

    The Catholic Church: A History

    William R. Cook
    4.6 out of 5
    89% of reviewers would recommend this product
    (115)
    Starting at $229.95 Starting at $229.95 $429.95 $229.95$429.95
    Explore the vast and fascinating history of one of the most influential institutions in the world with The Catholic Church: A History. In 36 informative and engaging lectures, follow the development of this powerful religious force throughout the centuries and witness its ability to move armies, inspire saints, and shape the lives and spirits of its more than 1 billion members. With noted historian and Professor...
  15. Philosophy, Religion, and the Meaning of Life

    Philosophy, Religion, and the Meaning of Life

    Francis J. Ambrosio
    3.1 out of 5
    48% of reviewers would recommend this product
    (50)
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    What is the meaning of life? Philosophy, Religion, and the Meaning of Life charts how this provocative question has been pursued through the ages by both religion and the Western philosophical tradition. Award-winning Professor Francis J. Ambrosio delivers a clear and usable framework for understanding the history of the human path to meaning. His main approach to this engaging topic is through a focus on two...
  16. Discrete Mathematics

    Discrete Mathematics

    Arthur T. Benjamin
    4.7 out of 5
    92% of reviewers would recommend this product
    (57)
    Starting at $249.95 Starting at $249.95 $299.95 $249.95$299.95
    Discrete mathematics achieves fascinating results using relatively simple means, such as counting. Explore this modern mathematical realm in Discrete Mathematics, 24 mind-expanding lectures delivered by popular Teaching Company Professor Arthur T. Benjamin. Covering combinatorics, number theory, and graph theory, this intriguing course is an ideal point of entry for you to start thinking more mathematically. While...
  17. Art of Reading

    Art of Reading

    Timothy Spurgin
    4.4 out of 5
    85% of reviewers would recommend this product
    (99)
    Starting at $199.95 Starting at $199.95 $299.95 $199.95$299.95
    Learn how to make your future reading experiences more enriching and enjoyable with these 24 insightful lectures. Designed to maximize your effectiveness as an artful reader, The Art of Reading brings together concepts, tools, and techniques rarely found together in a single package. Teaching with an engaging and conversational style, award-winning Professor Timothy Spurgin shows you how to approach even the most...
  18. Mathematics, Philosophy, and the "Real World"

    Mathematics, Philosophy, and the "Real World"

    Judith V. Grabiner
    4.9 out of 5
    100% of reviewers would recommend this product
    (49)
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    Throughout history, mathematics has consistently helped determine the course of Western philosophical thought. Views about human nature, religion, truth, space, time, and more have been shaped by the ideas and practices of this vital scientific field. Award-winning Professor Judith V. Grabiner shows you how mathematics has shaped human thought in profound and exciting ways with Mathematics, Philosophy, and the "Real...
  19. Understanding Complexity

    Understanding Complexity

    Scott E. Page
    4.5 out of 5
    88% of reviewers would recommend this product
    (117)
    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...
  20. Physics of History

    Physics of History

    David J. Helfand
    4.5 out of 5
    89% of reviewers would recommend this product
    (74)
    Starting at $299.95 Starting at $299.95 $299.95 $299.95$299.95
    With recent developments in technology, scientists can now use physics to explore intimate details about history, from the rise and fall of preliterate societies to the origins of the solar system. The Physics of History, taught by award-winning Professor David J. Helfand of Columbia University, gives you the background you need to understand how scientists know what they do about the past. These 24 richly...