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  1. Long Shadow of the Ancient Greek World Sale

    Long Shadow of the Ancient Greek World

    Ian Worthington
    4.7 out of 5
    87% of reviewers would recommend this product
    (97)
    Save up to $530.00 Starting at $39.95 $599.95 $39.95$599.95
    Ancient Greek civilization tells a complex and intriguing story about the growth of the pivotal institutions that laid the groundwork for Western civilization. The Long Shadow of the Ancient Greek World immerses you in this exciting crucible of innovation with 48 lectures that focus on Greek democracy, law, and empire, as well as the people who molded them. Taught by award-winning Professor Ian Worthington, this...
  2. Zoology: Understanding the Animal World

    Zoology: Understanding the Animal World

    Donald E. Moore III
    3.9 out of 5
    58% of reviewers would recommend this product
    (31)
    Starting at $249.95 Starting at $249.95 $299.95 $249.95$299.95
    In Zoology: Understanding the Animal World, The Great Courses teams up with the Smithsonian’s National Zoo and Conservation Biology Institute for 24 lectures that take you behind the scenes of the animal world. Dr. Donald E. Moore III brings you up close and personal with a breathtaking variety of animal species, from butterflies to crocodiles to pandas.
  3. The Art of Debate

    The Art of Debate

    Jarrod Atchison
    4 out of 5
    76% of reviewers would recommend this product
    (25)
    Starting at $249.95 Starting at $249.95 $299.95 $249.95$299.95
    The Art of Debate offers you the ultimate how-to guide for hashing out differences of opinion and making stronger arguments based on reason and compromise. In 24 stimulating lectures, Professor Jarrod Atchison of Wake Forest University helps you develop your command of logic, construct clear arguments, recognize the fallacies in others’ reasoning, and sharpen your own strategic thinking skills.
  4. Great Ancient Civilizations of Asia Minor Sale

    Great Ancient Civilizations of Asia Minor

    Kenneth W. Harl
    4.6 out of 5
    80% of reviewers would recommend this product
    (77)
    Save up to $260.00 Starting at $19.95 $299.95 $19.95$299.95
    The peninsula of Asian Turkey, known to the Greeks as Anatolia and to the Romans as Asia Minor, is about the size of Texas. This small subcontinent has arguably seen more history than any other comparably sized patch of Earth anywhere. Professor Kenneth W. Harl discusses Asia Minor's pivotal role in history in this engaging, original presentation.
  5. Great Masters: Shostakovich-His Life and Music Sale

    Great Masters: Shostakovich-His Life and Music

    Robert Greenberg
    4.8 out of 5
    77% of reviewers would recommend this product
    (66)
    Save up to $200.00 Starting at $14.95 $229.95 $14.95$229.95
    Discover the extraordinary life, times, and music of Dmitri Shostakovich, the great composer who proved to be a faithful witness to the survival of the human spirit under totalitarianism. In Great Masters: Shostakovich—His Life and Music, award-winning composer and Professor Robert Greenberg reveals why Shostakovich is, without a doubt, one of the most central composers of the 20th century. In addition to...
  6. Theories of Knowledge: How to Think about What You Know

    Theories of Knowledge: How to Think about What You Know

    Joseph H. Shieber
    3.6 out of 5
    60% of reviewers would recommend this product
    (10)
    Starting at $249.95 Starting at $249.95 $299.95 $249.95$299.95
    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.
  7. Shakespeare: Comedies, Histories, and Tragedies Sale

    Shakespeare: Comedies, Histories, and Tragedies

    Peter Saccio
    4.4 out of 5
    75% of reviewers would recommend this product
    (83)
    Save up to $360.00 Starting at $49.95 $429.95 $49.95$429.95
    Professor Peter Saccio—an award-winning Ivy League Professor of Shakespeare studies—is your guide for this marvelous exploration of 15 of Shakespeare's greatest plays. Learn how our most abundant poet and dramatist has been moving, delighting, and enlightening readers and audiences for 400 years, with no end in sight.
  8. Geometry: An Interactive Journey to Mastery

    Geometry: An Interactive Journey to Mastery

    James S. Tanton
    4.4 out of 5
    80% of reviewers would recommend this product
    (55)
    Starting at $349.95 Starting at $349.95 $429.95 $349.95$429.95
    Inscribed over the entrance of Plato’s Academy were the words, “Let no one ignorant of geometry enter my doors.” To ancient scholars, geometry was the gateway to knowledge. Its core skills of logic and reasoning are essential to success in school, work, and many other aspects of life. Yet sometimes students, even if they have done well in other math courses, can find geometry a challenge. Now, in the 36...
  9. The Architecture of Power: Great Palaces of the Ancient World

    The Architecture of Power: Great Palaces of the Ancient World

    Steven L. Tuck
    4.5 out of 5
    86% of reviewers would recommend this product
    (22)
    Starting at $249.95 Starting at $249.95 $299.95 $249.95$299.95
    In The Architecture of Power: Great Palaces of the Ancient World, tour awe-inspiring structures of the ancient world with Professor Steven L. Tuck. As you make your way through these storied sites—some of which no longer exist—you’ll also delve into an exploration of the meaning of power and the ways it operated in societies across the globe.
  10. How You Decide: The Science of Human Decision Making Sale

    How You Decide: The Science of Human Decision Making

    Ryan Hamilton
    4.6 out of 5
    81% of reviewers would recommend this product
    (16)
    Save up to $230.00 Starting at $29.95 $299.95 $29.95$299.95
    Scientists have spent centuries trying to discern how humans make choices. This course looks at the cutting-edge research revealed via the scientific method to understand and explain the human decision making process. You’ll better understand the choices you face every day, the tools you can use to make the best decisions for your personal goals, and how to most effectively influence the decisions of others.
  11. Bach and the High Baroque Sale

    Bach and the High Baroque

    Robert Greenberg
    4.8 out of 5
    82% of reviewers would recommend this product
    (90)
    Save up to $490.00 Starting at $44.95 $599.95 $44.95$599.95
    The music of Johann Sebastian Bach fuses emotional power, religious devotion, technical virtuosity, diverse national styles, and sheer genius in ways that are unforgettable, delightful, and moving. Professor Robert Greenberg explains all this and more with compelling insight, deep human sympathy, and puckish wit. Join him, and learn to hear Bach with more pleasure and understanding than ever before.
  12. Dante's Divine Comedy

    Dante's Divine Comedy

    Taught By Multiple Professors
    4.8 out of 5
    85% of reviewers would recommend this product
    (91)
    Starting at $199.95 Starting at $199.95 $299.95 $199.95$299.95
    Two gifted teachers share the fruit of two lifetimes’ worth of historical and literary expertise in this rewarding introduction to one of the greatest poems ever written. You will explore invaluable background information on Dante’s life, why he wrote the Divine Comedy, how to approach English editions, and many of the poem’s characters and episodes.
  13. Rise of Humans: Great Scientific Debates Sale

    Rise of Humans: Great Scientific Debates

    John Hawks
    4.6 out of 5
    91% of reviewers would recommend this product
    (46)
    Save up to $250.00 Starting at $24.95 $299.95 $24.95$299.95
    Delivered by expert paleoanthropologist and Professor John Hawks, the 24 lectures of The Rise of Humans: Great Scientific Debates bring you to the forefront of scientific arguments and questions that will become more important in the coming years. Surveying both the questions that continue to rile the world's greatest minds in anthropology and the cutting-edge science responsible for them, this course is an expert...
  14. New Frontiers: Modern Perspectives on Our Solar System

    New Frontiers: Modern Perspectives on Our Solar System

    Frank Summers
    4.4 out of 5
    64% of reviewers would recommend this product
    (34)
    Starting at $299.95 Starting at $299.95 $299.95 $299.95$299.95
    A visually stunning investigation into what we know about the solar system today, New Frontiers: Modern Perspectives on Our Solar System shows you just how much more there is to uncover about our true place among the stars. Dr. Frank Summers, an astrophysicist and one of the nation's top astronomy educators, gives you an entirely new model with which to view the solar system. Take an unforgettable journey through...
  15. Heroes and Legends: The Most Influential Characters of Literature

    Heroes and Legends: The Most Influential Characters of Literature

    Thomas A. Shippey
    4.5 out of 5
    80% of reviewers would recommend this product
    (65)
    Starting at $199.95 Starting at $199.95 $299.95 $199.95$299.95
  16. How to Write Best-Selling Fiction Sale

    How to Write Best-Selling Fiction

    James Scott Bell
    4.8 out of 5
    90% of reviewers would recommend this product
    (21)
    Save up to $220.00 Starting at $59.95 $299.95 $59.95$299.95
    Embark on an insightful, intimate, and extraordinarily revealing look at the elements of best-selling fiction. Get a comprehensive, eye-opening, and illuminating survey of the entire writing process, as well as a full breakdown of how dozens of best-selling authors have implemented these best practices in their own writing. As an aspiring author, you will gain a wealth of tools that that will not only improve your...
  17. Knitting 101

    Knitting 101

    Taught By Multiple Professors
    5 out of 5
    100% of reviewers would recommend this product
    (2)
    Starting at $249.95 Starting at $249.95 $299.95 $249.95$299.95
    In Knitting 101, three experienced instructors lead you through 36 hands-on lessons across four modules, each centered on different methods and levels of experience. You will cover the basics and beyond, from understanding your needles and yarns to mastering various stitches and shapes, so you can create amazing hats, gloves, scarves, and much more.
  18. Argumentation: The Study of Effective Reasoning, 2nd Edition

    Argumentation: The Study of Effective Reasoning, 2nd Edition

    David Zarefsky
    4 out of 5
    64% of reviewers would recommend this product
    (118)
    Starting at $249.95 Starting at $249.95 $299.95 $249.95$299.95
    Reasoning, tested by doubt, is argumentation. We do it, hear it, and judge it every day. We do it in our own minds, and we do it with others. What is effective reasoning? And how can it be done persuasively? This is equally a course in argument and in reasoning. This course teaches how to reason. It teaches how to persuade others that what you think is right. And it teaches how to judge and answer the arguments of...
  19. From Monet to Van Gogh: A History of Impressionism Sale

    From Monet to Van Gogh: A History of Impressionism

    Richard Brettell
    4.8 out of 5
    85% of reviewers would recommend this product
    (107)
    Save up to $240.00 Starting at $39.95 $299.95 $39.95$299.95
    With Professor Richard Brettell as your expert curator and guide, this course creates a vivid "virtual" museum through which to appreciate the genius and enduring accomplishments of the men and women who, in a few short decades, forever changed the art of painting. Enjoy the style, subject, and function of Impressionist painting by artists such as Monet, Renoir, Cassatt, Cézanne, Toulouse-Lautrec, and Van Gogh....
  20. Birth of the Modern Mind: The Intellectual History of the 17th and 18th Centuries

    Birth of the Modern Mind: The Intellectual History of the 17th and 18th Centuries

    Alan Charles Kors
    4.6 out of 5
    81% of reviewers would recommend this product
    (129)
    Starting at $199.95 Starting at $199.95 $299.95 $199.95$299.95
    Between 1600 and 1800, Europe was seized by an intellectual revolution that challenged previous ways of understanding and sparked radical changes in thought and life. Learn about the age of Newton, Descartes, Pascal, Locke, Rousseau, and more from one of world’s leading intellectual historians.