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  1. Understanding the Dark Side of Human Nature Sale

    Understanding the Dark Side of Human Nature

    Daniel Breyer
    4.3 out of 5
    70% of reviewers would recommend this product
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    In Understanding the Dark Side of Human Nature, Professor Daniel Breyer takes you on a fascinating cross-cultural philosophical journey into many of the deepest and, indeed, darkest questions that plague our souls. By looking carefully into these darkest aspects of ourselves and the human suffering in our world, we can better understand ourselves and appreciate our deep desire for meaning and purpose in our lives.
  2. Theories of Knowledge: How to Think about What You Know Sale

    Theories of Knowledge: How to Think about What You Know

    Joseph H. Shieber
    3.7 out of 5
    57% of reviewers would recommend this product
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    Delve into the exciting world of knowledge, belief, and truth in Theories of Knowledge: How to Think about What You Know. Taught by acclaimed Professor Joseph H. Shieber of Lafayette College, these 24 mind-bending lectures take you from Plato to Hume to contemporary neurobiologists, and from wide-ranging social networks to the deepest recesses of your own brain.
  3. Take My Course, Please! The Philosophy of Humor Sale

    Take My Course, Please! The Philosophy of Humor

    Steven Gimbel
    3.6 out of 5
    58% of reviewers would recommend this product
    (43)
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    In the 24 insightful and—yes—humorous lectures of Take My Course, Please! The Philosophy of Humor, Professor Steven Gimbel guides you through philosophical theories of humor, from blatantly obvious puns to sly twists of language. Rooted in the observations of thinkers like Aristotle and Sigmund Freud, this course will leave you with a stronger appreciation of the jokes you tell and the jokes you hear.
  4. The Great Trials of World History and the Lessons They Teach Us Sale

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

    Douglas O. Linder
    4.7 out of 5
    91% of reviewers would recommend this product
    (90)
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    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.
  5. An Introduction to Formal Logic Sale

    An Introduction to Formal Logic

    Steven Gimbel
    4.7 out of 5
    84% of reviewers would recommend this product
    (50)
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    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.
  6. Development of European Civilization Sale

    Development of European Civilization

    Kenneth R. Bartlett
    4.6 out of 5
    88% of reviewers would recommend this product
    (50)
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    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,...
  7. 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...
  8. History of Christian Theology Sale

    History of Christian Theology

    Phillip Cary
    4.5 out of 5
    90% of reviewers would recommend this product
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    Who was Jesus? Did his promise of salvation apply to everyone or only a few? How could one participate in that promise? Questions like these have long been at the heart of Christianity and have led to debate and division. In The History of Christian Theology, investigate the many responses that Christian believers, scholars, and theologians have developed over more than 2,000 years. Throughout these 36 illuminating...
  9. Great Scientific Ideas That Changed the World Sale

    Great Scientific Ideas That Changed the World

    Steven L. Goldman
    4.1 out of 5
    67% of reviewers would recommend this product
    (101)
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    In this course you will explore ideas that-when society has been willing to pursue them-have helped form the foundation of modern life. You'll discover there is no sharp distinction between ideas that are classified as scientific and those that are classified as philosophical or mathematical, or even between scientific ideas and political, religious, or aesthetic ideas. In each lecture, you also will examine the...
  10. Emerson, Thoreau, and the Transcendentalist Movement Sale

    Emerson, Thoreau, and the Transcendentalist Movement

    Ashton Nichols
    4.2 out of 5
    69% of reviewers would recommend this product
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    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.
  11. After the New Testament: The Writings of the Apostolic Fathers Sale

    After the New Testament: The Writings of the Apostolic Fathers

    Bart D. Ehrman
    4.2 out of 5
    63% of reviewers would recommend this product
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    Who exactly were the Apostolic Fathers? Why were they given that name? Most important, what windows into the shaping of Christianity's canon, church hierarchy, and creed are opened for us with an understanding of works that include the letters of 1 Clement or Ignatius, the Didache of the Apostles, or the Letter to Diognetus? Professor Bart D. Ehrman answers these and many other questions as he introduces us to what...
  12. Tocqueville and the American Experiment Sale

    Tocqueville and the American Experiment

    William R. Cook
    4.5 out of 5
    75% of reviewers would recommend this product
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    Was the greatest book on U.S. democracy ever written crafted by a Frenchman visiting this country some 175 years ago? Why would such a book be relevant in today's ever-changing political landscape? Professor William R. Cook of the State University of New York, Geneseo, leads a 24-lecture, spirited exploration of Alexis de Tocqueville and his unique observations of this young nation that resulted in Democracy in...
  13. History of the Supreme Court Sale

    History of the Supreme Court

    Peter Irons
    4.4 out of 5
    78% of reviewers would recommend this product
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    The Supreme Court has defined the boundaries of our speech and actions since its first meeting in 1790, adding to our history books names such as Justices Earl Warren, Thurgood Marshall, and Warren Burger, and landmark trials including Roe v. Wade and Dred Scott v. John Sandford. You will have a front-row seat with Professor Peter Irons as you hear lawyers actually arguing before the Court, and examine the themes of...
  14. Great Minds of the Western Intellectual Tradition, 3rd Edition Sale

    Great Minds of the Western Intellectual Tradition, 3rd Edition

    Taught By Multiple Professors
    4.1 out of 5
    65% of reviewers would recommend this product
    (80)
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    This course brings together 12 professors for 84 lectures on more than 60 of the most important thinkers in history. Enjoy the benefit of learning from the finest scholar-teachers active today while you study the key ideas of influential philosophers from the pre-Socratics to the Postmodernists. The curriculum is comprehensive, incisive, and thought-provoking—in short, an intellectual experience to be...
  15. Odyssey of Homer Sale

    Odyssey of Homer

    Elizabeth Vandiver
    4.9 out of 5
    90% of reviewers would recommend this product
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    Take a detailed look at Homer's ancient Greek masterpiece of adventure. Professor Elizabeth Vandiver's The Odyssey of Homer focuses on timeless themes contained in the warrior Odysseus's voyage home through strange lands and encounters with gods, witches, warriors, and monsters. Explore the cultural assumptions that lie behind Homer's lines, weigh the poem's critical and interpretative issues, and come to view the...
  16. Iliad of Homer Sale

    Iliad of Homer

    Elizabeth Vandiver
    4.8 out of 5
    85% of reviewers would recommend this product
    (147)
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    From the wrath of Achilles to the machinations of Agamemnon that led to the fall of Troy, the Iliad is one of the most compelling meditations on the human condition ever written. Take an in-depth look at Homer's epic Greek poem in The Iliad of Homer and realize why this literary masterpiece is held in such high regard. Alongside award-winning Professor Elizabeth Vandiver, examine the most important episodes in the...