Print Email

All Courses & Sets

751 Courses Found

751 Courses

Grid List

Filter

751 Courses

  1. Rights of Man: Great Thinkers and Great Movements

    Rights of Man: Great Thinkers and Great Movements

    Paul Gordon Lauren
    3.1 out of 5
    48% of reviewers would recommend this product
    (25)
    Starting at $199.95 Starting at $199.95 $199.95 $199.95$199.95
    Follow the inspirational story of human rights in The Rights of Man: Great Thinkers and Great Movements. Taught by Professor Paul Gordon Lauren, a leading authority on the history of human rights, these 24 lectures detail the evolution of our inalienable rights—from powerful visions in the minds of great leaders and everyday individuals to the movements that shattered centuries of inequality. As you learn how...
  2. Machiavelli in Context

    Machiavelli in Context

    William R. Cook
    4.6 out of 5
    75% of reviewers would recommend this product
    (79)
    Starting at $199.95 Starting at $199.95 $299.95 $199.95$299.95
    What images does the name Machiavelli conjure up? Political opportunism? Cold-blooded manipulation? The ends that justify the means? But does the Machiavelli most of us think we know bear any resemblance to the Machiavelli who lived, pondered, and wrote? Professor William R. Cook offers the opportunity to meet an extraordinarily thoughtful and sincere student of history and its lessons.
  3. Tools of Thinking: Understanding the World Through Experience and Reason

    Tools of Thinking: Understanding the World Through Experience and Reason

    James Hall
    3.4 out of 5
    46% of reviewers would recommend this product
    (54)
    Starting at $199.95 Starting at $199.95 $299.95 $199.95$299.95
    What is the best way to prove a case, create a rule, solve a problem, justify an idea, invent a hypothesis, or evaluate an argument? In other words, what is the best way to think? In Tools of Thinking: Understanding the World through Experience and Reason, Professor James Hall turns his friendly but intellectually rigorous approach to the problem of thinking, introducing you to a wide range of proven techniques used...
  4. European Thought and Culture in the 19th Century

    European Thought and Culture in the 19th Century

    Lloyd Kramer
    4.7 out of 5
    69% of reviewers would recommend this product
    (36)
    Starting at $199.95 Starting at $199.95 $199.95 $199.95$199.95
    Explore the major thinkers and historic challenges that shaped the mind of Europe in the 19th century. How much does this recent history continue to impact Western thought today? Examine Marx, Darwin, Nietzsche, Romantic author Germaine de Staël, positivist August Comte, novelist and feminist George Sand, political theorist Benjamin Constant, and more.
  5. European Thought and Culture in the 20th Century

    European Thought and Culture in the 20th Century

    Lloyd Kramer
    4.6 out of 5
    60% of reviewers would recommend this product
    (33)
    Starting at $199.95 Starting at $199.95 $199.95 $199.95$199.95
    In his sequel to European Thought and Culture in the 19th Century, Professor Lloyd Kramer offers you a superbly focused introduction to the major intellectual themes and debates that have decisively shaped European culture. Their influence on modern disciplines including philosophy, psychology, economics, sociology, poetry, prose fiction, and painting has been incalculable.
  6. Questions of Value

    Questions of Value

    Patrick Grim
    4.2 out of 5
    70% of reviewers would recommend this product
    (85)
    Starting at $199.95 Starting at $199.95 $299.95 $199.95$299.95
    This 24-lecture series with Professor Patrick Grim is for anyone who wants to fine-tune their ability to see how deeper questions of ethics and values apply to the choices that make up their lives.
  7. Practical Philosophy: The Greco-Roman Moralists

    Practical Philosophy: The Greco-Roman Moralists

    Luke Timothy Johnson
    4.6 out of 5
    72% of reviewers would recommend this product
    (51)
    Starting at $199.95 Starting at $199.95 $199.95 $199.95$199.95
    Imagine a course that teaches you not only how to think like the great philsophers, but how to live. Greeks and Romans of the early imperial period are often overlooked in the annals of philosophical study, but provided down-to-earth advice on how to live a solid, happy life. Professor Luke Timothy Johnson returns to The Teaching Company to study these geat thinkers with you.
  8. Introduction to Greek Philosophy Sale

    Introduction to Greek Philosophy

    David Roochnik
    4.7 out of 5
    71% of reviewers would recommend this product
    (56)
    Save up to $180.00 Starting at $19.95 $199.95 $19.95$199.95
    Professor David Roochnik is your host and moderator for Western civilization’s greatest debate. What is reality? What are ethics, justice, and happiness? How shall we best live our lives? More than 2,000 years later, the issues the ancient Greeks pondered continue to challenge, fascinate, and instruct us.
  9. Plato's Republic Sale

    Plato's Republic

    David Roochnik
    4.7 out of 5
    76% of reviewers would recommend this product
    (51)
    Save up to $180.00 Starting at $19.95 $199.95 $19.95$199.95
    Explore why Plato’s Republic, more than 2,000 years after its appearance, remains astonishingly relevant in its own right as it addresses questions such as: What sort of person should rule the state? Are all citizens equal before the law? Is censorship of music and literature ever justifiable? And, perhaps most of all, what is justice itself?
  10. Peoples and Cultures of the World

    Peoples and Cultures of the World

    Edward Fischer
    4 out of 5
    52% of reviewers would recommend this product
    (55)
    Starting at $199.95 Starting at $199.95 $299.95 $199.95$299.95
    As the “science of humanity,” anthropology can help us understand virtually everything about ourselves, from our political and economic systems, to why we get married, to how we decide to buy a particular bottle of wine. In this 24-lecture series, Professor Edward Fischer of Vanderbilt University provides an extraordinary glimpse into the world’s varied human societies—including our own.
  11. Great Minds of the Medieval World Sale

    Great Minds of the Medieval World

    Dorsey Armstrong
    4.2 out of 5
    78% of reviewers would recommend this product
    (37)
    Save up to $250.00 Starting at $24.95 $299.95 $24.95$299.95
    The medieval era was a time of extraordinary advances in numerous fields of knowledge ranging from philosophy and theology to science, medicine, literature, and economics—as well as of revolutionary developments in education and the birth of the university. This fascinating epoch was not only a time of great innovation, it was the era in which the seeds of the modern West were sown. In the 24 lectures of Great...
  12. Reason & Faith: Philosophy in the Middle Ages

    Reason & Faith: Philosophy in the Middle Ages

    Thomas Williams
    4.7 out of 5
    78% of reviewers would recommend this product
    (89)
    Starting at $199.95 Starting at $199.95 $299.95 $199.95$299.95
    For 1,000 years, Westerners thought reason and faith went hand-in-hand as they searched for answers to the profound questions of life. The best minds of the age engaged in a common struggle with transcendent issues, employing reason in the service of faith. Professor Thomas Williams, award-winning educator and expert in medieval philosophy, takes you through the key texts of the period and introduces you to such...
  13. Jewish Intellectual History: 16th to 20th Century

    Jewish Intellectual History: 16th to 20th Century

    David B. Ruderman
    4.5 out of 5
    66% of reviewers would recommend this product
    (45)
    Starting at $199.95 Starting at $199.95 $299.95 $199.95$299.95
    God. Torah. Israel. These three concepts have been the focus of Jewish thought throughout history. The last four centuries have presented Jewish thinkers with increasingly difficult challenges. Through these lectures you will observe the time-honored intellectual tradition through which Judaism analyzes, rethinks, and reformulates itself.
  14. Between Cross and Crescent: Jewish Civilization from Mohammed to Spinoza

    Between Cross and Crescent: Jewish Civilization from Mohammed to Spinoza

    David B. Ruderman
    4.2 out of 5
    61% of reviewers would recommend this product
    (49)
    Starting at $199.95 Starting at $199.95 $299.95 $199.95$299.95
    This course presents an overview of Jewish culture and society, from its rabbinic foundations in late antiquity up to the dawn of modernity in the 17th century.
  15. Tocqueville and the American Experiment

    Tocqueville and the American Experiment

    William R. Cook
    4.6 out of 5
    75% of reviewers would recommend this product
    (70)
    Starting at $199.95 Starting at $199.95 $299.95 $199.95$299.95
    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...
  16. Books That Matter: The Prince

    Books That Matter: The Prince

    William Landon
    4.5 out of 5
    81% of reviewers would recommend this product
    (27)
    Starting at $199.95 Starting at $199.95 $199.95 $199.95$199.95
    What does it really mean to be Machiavellian? Books That Matter: The Prince delves into one of the great books of Western history, revealing the historical context of Machiavelli’s philosophical views, his tumultuous relationship with Florentine politics, his reception by his contemporaries and by 20th-century scholars, and his lasting influence on everyone from William Shakespeare to Joseph Stalin.
  17. Capitalism vs. Socialism: Comparing Economic Systems Sale

    Capitalism vs. Socialism: Comparing Economic Systems

    Edward F. Stuart
    4.4 out of 5
    86% of reviewers would recommend this product
    (53)
    Save up to $235.00 Starting at $44.95 $299.95 $44.95$299.95
    The illuminating 24 lectures of Capitalism vs. Socialism: Comparing Economic Systems will show you the many ways the most influential modern economic theories were developed, how they function (or don’t), and how they manage to operate both together and in opposition to each other, from the rise of Soviet communism to the future of the European Union and beyond.
  18. The Hidden Factor: Why Thinking Differently Is Your Greatest Asset Sale

    The Hidden Factor: Why Thinking Differently Is Your Greatest Asset

    Scott E. Page
    4.2 out of 5
    78% of reviewers would recommend this product
    (19)
    Save up to $265.00 Starting at $24.95 $299.95 $24.95$299.95
    From technology to business, two (or more) heads often prove to be better than one-but only if those heads are cognitively diverse. Diverse perspectives are a powerful tool for maximizing productivity and enhancing collective performance. Now, in The Hidden Factor: Why Thinking Differently Is Your Greatest Asset, you can learn the strategies that make you a more diverse thinker and position you to break down...
  19. International Economic Institutions: Globalism vs. Nationalism Sale

    International Economic Institutions: Globalism vs. Nationalism

    Ramon P. DeGennaro
    3.7 out of 5
    62% of reviewers would recommend this product
    (37)
    Save up to $240.00 Starting at $24.95 $299.95 $24.95$299.95
    Taught by Professor Ramon P. DeGennaro of the University of Tennessee, Knoxville, this course spotlights the dizzying array of international economic institutions, their backgrounds, goals, and the important roles they play in the economic life of the entire world. You explore their successes and failures, getting a panoramic picture of globalization in all its complexity.
  20. The Economics of Uncertainty Sale

    The Economics of Uncertainty

    Connel Fullenkamp
    4 out of 5
    76% of reviewers would recommend this product
    (13)
    Save up to $250.00 Starting at $24.95 $299.95 $24.95$299.95
    Learn to cope with uncertainty and risk with advice from a master economist. Economic uncertainty is like the weather: you can’t stop storms, but understanding them prepares you. Uncertainty is beyond our control, but when you take the mystery and dread out of uncertainty, you can respond much more effectively. The practical and empowering lectures of The Economics of Uncertainty give you tools to deal with risk.