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  1. Greek Legacy: Classical Origins of the Modern World

    Greek Legacy: Classical Origins of the Modern World

    Daniel N. Robinson
    4.3 out of 5
    62% of reviewers would recommend this product
    (48)
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    In the 12 lectures of Greek Legacy: Classical Origins of the Modern World, explore the continuing influence of the classical Greek achievement on contemporary life. Your guide to the rise, fall, and return of Greek influence on Western culture is acclaimed Professor Daniel N. Robinson. He explores this rich legacy in specific aspects of our 21st-century lives, including: literature, art and architecture, learning,...
  2. The Soul and the City: Art, Literature, and Urban Living

    The Soul and the City: Art, Literature, and Urban Living

    Arnold Weinstein
    4.6 out of 5
    70% of reviewers would recommend this product
    (24)
    Starting at $149.95 Starting at $149.95 $149.95 $149.95$149.95
    This course explores artists' complex renderings of the humanity of city life from the 18th to the 20th centuries, selecting particular moments and cities to illustrate urban themes such as anonymity, orientation, and exchange. Art represents the city in ways that go beyond quantifiable measures, serving as a record of subjective experience and providing a rich picture of how humans live in cities such as St....
  3. Legacies of Great Economists

    Legacies of Great Economists

    Timothy Taylor
    4.8 out of 5
    77% of reviewers would recommend this product
    (59)
    Starting at $149.95 Starting at $149.95 $149.95 $149.95$149.95
    When it comes to economics and economic theory, a few thinkers dominate the landscape: Adam Smith. Karl Marx. Alfred Marshall. John Maynard Keynes. Legacies of Great Economists by economist and Professor Timothy Taylor acquaint you with the thoughts, theories, and lives of these and other great economists—those individuals who have shaped the world of economics and influenced our lives. These lectures provide...
  4. History of the U.S. Economy in the 20th Century

    History of the U.S. Economy in the 20th Century

    Timothy Taylor
    4.6 out of 5
    64% of reviewers would recommend this product
    (48)
    Starting at $149.95 Starting at $149.95 $149.95 $149.95$149.95
    Speaking with authority and credibility, economist and award-winning Professor Timothy Taylor delivers a wealth of insights into the economic history of the last 100 years of our nation in A History of the U.S. Economy in the 20th Century. This fast-paced course introduces you to vital economic lessons learned in the last century and provides you with invaluable guidance for understanding the current economy. In...
  5. Business Law: Contracts

    Business Law: Contracts

    Frank B. Cross
    4.5 out of 5
    65% of reviewers would recommend this product
    (46)
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    What is a contract? How can you make one binding? What can you do to get out of a contract? What special rules apply to international contracts? These questions and other important issues of legally enforceable promises are covered in Business Law: Contracts. Former attorney and Professor Frank B. Cross lays a comprehensive foundation in the practical and intricate body of law that governs contracts. By the...
  6. Business Law: Negligence and Torts

    Business Law: Negligence and Torts

    Frank B. Cross
    4.6 out of 5
    67% of reviewers would recommend this product
    (31)
    Starting at $149.95 Starting at $149.95 $149.95 $149.95$149.95
    Business Law: Negligence and Torts addresses two important questions: When is someone else legally responsible for harm done to you? and When are you legally responsible for harm done to someone else? Former attorney and Professor Frank B. Cross takes you inside the intricate world of torts: the body of law designed to redress through civil litigation harms done to persons. These eight lectures not only explain the...
  7. Augustine: Philosopher and Saint

    Augustine: Philosopher and Saint

    Phillip Cary
    4 out of 5
    66% of reviewers would recommend this product
    (89)
    Starting at $149.95 Starting at $149.95 $149.95 $149.95$149.95
    Augustine: Philosopher and Saint paints a rich and detailed portrait of the life, works, and ideas of this remarkable figure whose own search for God has profoundly shaped all of Western Christianity. Professor Philip Cary's organized and self-contained course explains any special religious or philosophical concepts you need to know in order to appreciate Augustine's impact, with real-life examples and analogies...
  8. Francis of Assisi

    Francis of Assisi

    Taught By Multiple Professors
    4.3 out of 5
    75% of reviewers would recommend this product
    (93)
    Starting at $149.95 Starting at $149.95 $149.95 $149.95$149.95
    When Francis of Assisi died in 1226, he left behind little material wealth. And yet he did leave behind a spiritual legacy that survives and changes lives even today. Francis of Assisi, delivered by the veteran teaching team of Professors William R. Cook and Ronald B. Herzman, gives you a well-rounded and fully informed introduction to this luminous man and his influence on the course of both Christian and Western...
  9. God and Mankind: Comparative Religions

    God and Mankind: Comparative Religions

    Robert Oden
    3.8 out of 5
    56% of reviewers would recommend this product
    (66)
    Starting at $149.95 Starting at $149.95 $149.95 $149.95$149.95
    Why are we here? What is your purpose in life? What happens after death? How do the major world religions answer these seemingly unanswerable questions? God and Mankind: Comparative Religions by Professor Robert Oden is an ideal starting point for considering how religions such as Christianity, Judaism, Hinduism, and Buddhism address these and other questions. These lectures approach religious belief and ritual as...
  10. Apostle Paul

    Apostle Paul

    Luke Timothy Johnson
    4.4 out of 5
    76% of reviewers would recommend this product
    (95)
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    Historian and Professor Luke Timothy Johnson offers a fresh and historically grounded assessment of the life and letters of Christianity's "apostle to the Gentiles" in The Apostle Paul. This illuminating course addresses many questions concerning Paul's embattled life and work. Is Paul the inventor of Christianity or part of a larger movement? Why does he focus on the moral character of the community? How do his...
  11. Explaining Social Deviance

    Explaining Social Deviance

    Paul Root Wolpe
    4.2 out of 5
    65% of reviewers would recommend this product
    (41)
    Starting at $149.95 Starting at $149.95 $149.95 $149.95$149.95
    Why do some people commit crimes, use the wrong fork, or speak out of turn? How does society determine who is or is not deviant? Find out the answers to these and other similar questions here. Explaining Social Deviance examines the complex topic of deviance and how major sociological theories have attempted to both define it and understand its role in society. Delivered by award-winning Professor Paul Root Wolpe,...
  12. Elements of Jazz: From Cakewalks to Fusion

    Elements of Jazz: From Cakewalks to Fusion

    Bill Messenger
    4.5 out of 5
    80% of reviewers would recommend this product
    (131)
    Starting at $149.95 Starting at $149.95 $149.95 $149.95$149.95
    Learn the basics of jazz and its history in Elements of Jazz: From Cakewalks to Fusion, a course as free-flowing and original as jazz itself. Taught by Professor Bill Messenger of the Peabody Institute, these lectures are a must for music lovers. Follow the story of jazz in its many shapes, including ragtime, the blues, swing music, boogie-woogie, and the rise of modern forms such as bebop and fusion. Thorough and...
  13. Great Masters: Haydn-His Life and Music

    Great Masters: Haydn-His Life and Music

    Robert Greenberg
    4.8 out of 5
    74% of reviewers would recommend this product
    (59)
    Starting at $149.95 Starting at $149.95 $229.95 $149.95$229.95
    Experience the musical riches of Franz Joseph Haydn, an artist so technically superb that he has come to exemplify the Classical style. In Great Masters: Haydn—His Life and Music, explore the life, works, and legacy of one of the most original and influential composers of all time. Taught by award-winning Professor Robert Greenberg, this course will reveal Haydn's extraordinary achievements not merely as technical...
  14. Great Masters: Stravinsky-His Life and Music Sale

    Great Masters: Stravinsky-His Life and Music

    Robert Greenberg
    4.7 out of 5
    65% of reviewers would recommend this product
    (38)
    Save up to $200.00 Starting at $14.95 $229.95 $14.95$229.95
    Award-winning Professor Robert Greenberg's Great Masters: Stravinsky—His Life and Music depicts the career of Igor Stravinsky as a dizzying, enthralling progression that creates a virtual artistic history of the West from the 1890s to the late 1960s. Discover this master of musical creativity to be a one-man compendium of people, places, compositional styles, and techniques. Among other things, these lectures...
  15. Great Masters: Brahms-His Life and Music

    Great Masters: Brahms-His Life and Music

    Robert Greenberg
    4.9 out of 5
    78% of reviewers would recommend this product
    (56)
    Starting at $149.95 Starting at $149.95 $229.95 $149.95$229.95
    Great Masters: Brahms—His Life and Music is a course that links the complexities of this enduring Western composer with his electrifying works through biographical information and musical commentary. Join award-winning composer and Professor Robert Greenberg on an examination of how Brahms found unique ways of combining the formal complexity of older Classical genres with the melodic inventiveness, harmonic...
  16. Great Masters: Liszt-His Life and Music

    Great Masters: Liszt-His Life and Music

    Robert Greenberg
    4.7 out of 5
    76% of reviewers would recommend this product
    (50)
    Starting at $149.95 Starting at $149.95 $229.95 $149.95$229.95
    Musically, Franz Liszt is one of the most written about but least understood composers of the 19th century. Join award-winning Professor Robert Greenberg on a fascinating journey to learn the truth about this enduring composer in Great Masters: Liszt—His Life and Music. More than anyone before him, it was Liszt who created one of the most enduring archetypes of the Romantic era: the artist "who walks with God...
  17. Great Masters: Robert and Clara Schumann-Their Lives and Music

    Great Masters: Robert and Clara Schumann-Their Lives and Music

    Robert Greenberg
    4.7 out of 5
    71% of reviewers would recommend this product
    (39)
    Starting at $149.95 Starting at $149.95 $229.95 $149.95$229.95
    Meet Robert and Clara Wieck Schumann, the most brilliant, gifted, troubled, and unique couple in the history of concert music. In Great Masters: Robert and Clara Schumann—Their Lives and Music, taught by popular Teaching Company Professor Robert Greenberg, learn why this critic and composer and his pianist wife have earned a distinct place in the annals of Western music. These fascinating lectures take you...
  18. Great Masters: Shostakovich-His Life and Music

    Great Masters: Shostakovich-His Life and Music

    Robert Greenberg
    4.8 out of 5
    76% of reviewers would recommend this product
    (69)
    Starting at $149.95 Starting at $149.95 $229.95 $149.95$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...
  19. Must History Repeat the Great Conflicts of This Century?

    Must History Repeat the Great Conflicts of This Century?

    Joseph S. Nye Jr.
    4.7 out of 5
    78% of reviewers would recommend this product
    (33)
    Starting at $149.95 Starting at $149.95 $149.95 $149.95$149.95
    In his pointed study of international politics, Professor Joseph S. Nye Jr., the Dean of the Kennedy School of Government at Harvard University, guides you through the origins of the great conflicts of the 20th century and asks if history is doomed to repeat them. Must History Repeat the Great Conflicts of This Century? examines how concepts like the balance of power and the international system interweaved with...
  20. Taking Control of Your Personal Data

    Taking Control of Your Personal Data

    Jennifer Golbeck
    4.4 out of 5
    71% of reviewers would recommend this product
    (14)
    Starting at $199.95 Starting at $199.95 $229.95 $199.95$229.95
    We have never before in human history been able to share so much about ourselves so quickly. Neither have we ever been so exposed to forces that want to take advantage of that capability. This course will open your eyes to the surprising extent of that exposure and will discuss your options for keeping your personal data as safe as possible, help you determine your personal privacy profile, and understand the...