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  1. Will to Power: The Philosophy of Friedrich Nietzsche

    Will to Power: The Philosophy of Friedrich Nietzsche

    Taught By Multiple Professors
    4.1 out of 5
    61% of reviewers would recommend this product
    (73)
    Starting at $299.95 Starting at $299.95 $299.95 $299.95$299.95
    Among shapers of contemporary thought, Friedrich Nietzsche is the most mysterious and least understood. To provide flow to Nietzsche’s often puzzling and misunderstood works, this course focuses on the ideas that preoccupied him, while tracing the profound themes that shaped his oeuvre. Is it possible that these themes form the basis of modern Humanistic culture?
  2. Philosophy and Religion in the West

    Philosophy and Religion in the West

    Phillip Cary
    4.5 out of 5
    74% of reviewers would recommend this product
    (50)
    Starting at $229.95 Starting at $229.95 $429.95 $229.95$429.95
    This course examines how philosophy and religion have interacted throughout history on fundamental questions of religious belief, including the concepts of God, creation, sin, mercy, and redemption. Invoking the writing of the greatest Greek, Jewish, and Christian thinkers as well as "modern" philosophers such as Hume, Kant, Schleiermacher, and Nietzsche, this course casts new light on the entire...
  3. Ancient Greek Civilization Sale

    Ancient Greek Civilization

    Jeremy McInerney
    4.6 out of 5
    82% of reviewers would recommend this product
    (109)
    Save up to $260.00 Starting at $19.95 $299.95 $19.95$299.95
    Why do the ancient Greeks occupy such a prominent place in conceptions of Western culture and identity? Covering the 11 centuries from the end of the Neolithic period to the rise of Alexander the Great, this course traces the history of Classical Greece and its foundational influence on all of Western civilization. The knowledge you gain here will increase your comprehension not only of history, but of all Western...
  4. Europe and Western Civilization in the Modern Age

    Europe and Western Civilization in the Modern Age

    Thomas Childers
    4.7 out of 5
    71% of reviewers would recommend this product
    (56)
    Starting at $289.95 Starting at $289.95 $599.95 $289.95$599.95
    Do you want to improve your understanding of where we are today, how we got here, why the 20th century unfolded as it did, and even what the next millennium might hold? This perceptive, richly documented course covers the history and global impact of Europe since the French Revolution.
  5. 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.
  6. World War II: A Military and Social History

    World War II: A Military and Social History

    Thomas Childers
    4.6 out of 5
    84% of reviewers would recommend this product
    (148)
    Starting at $229.95 Starting at $229.95 $429.95 $229.95$429.95
    This course examines one of the greatest conflicts in human history, World War II. Between 1937 and 1945, 55 million people perished. It was a series of interrelated conflicts; no continent was left untouched, no ocean or sea unaffected. World War II taught lessons that none of us can ever study enough. Professor Thomas Childers uses the dual perspective of military and social history to explain both the epic course...
  7. Greek Legacy: Classical Origins of the Modern World

    Greek Legacy: Classical Origins of the Modern World

    Daniel N. Robinson
    4.3 out of 5
    61% of reviewers would recommend this product
    (47)
    Starting at $149.95 Starting at $149.95 $149.95 $149.95$149.95
    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,...
  8. Classics of American Literature

    Classics of American Literature

    Arnold Weinstein
    4.5 out of 5
    67% of reviewers would recommend this product
    (61)
    Starting at $459.95 Starting at $459.95 $869.95 $459.95$869.95
    Classic stories and poems of American literature are found in the pages of Franklin, Emerson, Thoreau, Hawthorne, Melville, Dickinson, Twain, Whitman, Faulkner, and many others. When was the last time you read them? Possibly not as recently as you'd like. Why? Not because you wouldn't love it. But perhaps the demands of your daily life or some other reason have prevented this pleasure. Now, here is the opportunity...
  9. 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...
  10. How to Listen to and Understand Opera Sale

    How to Listen to and Understand Opera

    Robert Greenberg
    4.6 out of 5
    81% of reviewers would recommend this product
    (72)
    Save up to $510.00 Starting at $44.95 $599.95 $44.95$599.95
    For more than 400 years, opera has been one of the most popular performing arts. Professor Robert Greenberg can show you how you can learn to understand, appreciate—even to love—opera in just 32 lectures. With the knowledge of opera from this course, you will understand how opera is a unique marriage of words and music in which the whole is far greater than its parts. You will learn the reasons for...
  11. Great Ideas of Psychology Sale

    Great Ideas of Psychology

    Daniel N. Robinson
    4.1 out of 5
    61% of reviewers would recommend this product
    (54)
    Save up to $519.95 Starting at $60.00 $599.95 $60.00$599.95
    This introduction to psychology stands out because it brilliantly analyzes the larger intellectual context in which the discipline has grown up. From Plato and Aristotle to Freud and Jung, you follow the fascinating debates that occur and recur as one school of thought after another seeks answers to the continuing mysteries of the mind.
  12. 20th-Century American Fiction

    20th-Century American Fiction

    Arnold Weinstein
    4.5 out of 5
    50% of reviewers would recommend this product
    (24)
    Starting at $289.95 Starting at $289.95 $289.95 $289.95$289.95
    Professor Arnold Weinstein explores the works of Hemingway, Fitzgerald, Faulkner, and others in this remarkable lecture series. Like no one else in the world, Americans grow up believing—or imagining—that they are masters of a destiny without constraint. How did this national ethos unleash a body of fiction dramatically different from anything that came before?
  13. Legacies of Great Economists

    Legacies of Great Economists

    Timothy Taylor
    4.8 out of 5
    77% of reviewers would recommend this product
    (58)
    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...
  14. 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...
  15. High School Level-Early American History: Native Americans through the Forty-Niners

    High School Level-Early American History: Native Americans through the Forty-Niners

    Linwood Thompson
    4.5 out of 5
    61% of reviewers would recommend this product
    (39)
    Starting at $299.95 Starting at $299.95 $299.95 $299.95$299.95
    Professor Linwood Thompson offers a fast-paced course loaded with insights and information, and all specially designed for high school age students who think that history is just "a bunch of names and dates." Watch and see for yourself why young people discover in Thompson's courses a path to learning as a lifetime habit.
  16. Medieval Europe: Crisis and Renewal

    Medieval Europe: Crisis and Renewal

    Teofilo F. Ruiz
    4.2 out of 5
    53% of reviewers would recommend this product
    (43)
    Starting at $199.95 Starting at $199.95 $199.95 $199.95$199.95
    The Middle Ages was a time that tested human perseverance, imagination, and spirit. People rose to the challenges of disease, war, and other crises and changed how they viewed themselves, how they worshiped, and how they related to land and country. This exciting course transports you to 14th-century Europe and guides you through 200 years of stunning transformations.
  17. Symphonies of Beethoven Sale

    Symphonies of Beethoven

    Robert Greenberg
    4.9 out of 5
    83% of reviewers would recommend this product
    (71)
    Save up to $519.95 Starting at $44.95 $599.95 $44.95$599.95
    Almost since their creation, Ludwig van Beethoven's nine symphonies-each one pathbreaking and stunning-have formed the cornerstone of orchestral literature. Viewed from the unique vantage point that Professor Robert Greenberg offers, "The Nine" bear witness to Beethoven's artistic brilliance as well as the profound and continuing influence of his achievements.
  18. Rise and Fall of Soviet Communism: A History of 20th-Century Russia

    Rise and Fall of Soviet Communism: A History of 20th-Century Russia

    Gary Hamburg
    4.2 out of 5
    60% of reviewers would recommend this product
    (46)
    Starting at $199.95 Starting at $199.95 $199.95 $199.95$199.95
    No modern nation has had a history as traumatic and controversial as Russia's. Interpreting that history is made all the more challenging by the frequency with which Russia has been convulsed by different forces. This course provides both facts and interpretations of Russia's dramatic experience with Soviet Communism, and highlights major events including the Bolshevik Revolution, Stalinism, and Gorbachev's...
  19. Power over People: Classical and Modern Political Theory

    Power over People: Classical and Modern Political Theory

    Dennis Dalton
    4.4 out of 5
    72% of reviewers would recommend this product
    (66)
    Starting at $199.95 Starting at $199.95 $299.95 $199.95$299.95
    This course contrasts two conflicting views that have long shaped political theory and practice—idealism and realism. The debate between them starts with the origins of philosophy in ancient India and Greece, and can be traced right through to the 20th century’s most extreme examples of idealism and realism, Gandhi and Hitler.
  20. Understanding Literature and Life: Drama, Poetry and Narrative

    Understanding Literature and Life: Drama, Poetry and Narrative

    Arnold Weinstein
    4.5 out of 5
    55% of reviewers would recommend this product
    (29)
    Starting at $399.95 Starting at $399.95 $399.95 $399.95$399.95
    This course is an introduction to the major texts of Western culture, from antiquity onward. It stresses the uniqueness of literary language, the formal and generic conventions of writing, the position that literature occupies as a site for historical and ideological conflicts, and the continuing human significance of the great works of the past and present.