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101 Courses

  1. 12 Essential Scientific Concepts Sale

    12 Essential Scientific Concepts

    Indre Viskontas
    4.1 out of 5
    75% of reviewers would recommend this product
    (72)
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    With 12 Essential Scientific Concepts, finally satisfy your desire for scientific inquiry in a way that makes this enormous field accessible, understandable, and undeniably captivating. Indre Viskontas, an award-winning cognitive neuroscientist affiliated with the Memory and Aging Center at the University of California, San Francisco, has a knack for making hard science clear to laypeople. She boils down the...
  2. Comparative Religion Sale

    Comparative Religion

    Charles Kimball
    4.2 out of 5
    75% of reviewers would recommend this product
    (108)
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    Explore the nature of faith with Comparative Religion, an in-depth look at how five great faiths address core issues—including creation stories, concepts of the divine, and ultimate goals—in parallel and different ways. These thought-provoking lectures are your opportunity to understand how Judaism, Christianity, Islam, Hinduism, and Buddhism answer the numerous questions with which all religions must contend....
  3. Everyday Urban Sketching Sale

    Everyday Urban Sketching

    Taught By Multiple Professors
    4.7 out of 5
    66% of reviewers would recommend this product
    (15)
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    Dive into urban sketching with four experienced artists as they show you how to capture the people, the places, and the movement of the city.
  4. Art and Craft of Mathematical Problem Solving Sale

    Art and Craft of Mathematical Problem Solving

    Paul Zeitz
    4.4 out of 5
    78% of reviewers would recommend this product
    (33)
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    In The Art and Craft of Mathematical Problem Solving, award-winning Professor Paul Zeitz conducts you through scores of problems at all levels of difficulty. More than a bag of math tricks, these 24 lectures reveal strategies, tactics, and tools for overcoming mathematical obstacles in fields such as algebra, geometry, combinatorics, and number theory. This course is the perfect way to sharpen your mind, think more...
  5. Heroes and Legends: The Most Influential Characters of Literature Sale

    Heroes and Legends: The Most Influential Characters of Literature

    Thomas A. Shippey
    4.5 out of 5
    80% of reviewers would recommend this product
    (70)
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    Heroes hold a special place in our imagination. Names such as Odysseus, Beowulf, and Queen Guinevere summon up mythic legends, while Sherlock Holmes, Dracula, and Huckleberry Finn are some of the most recognizable figures in all of world literature. What do these memorable characters have in common? And what impact have they made on world history? Heroes and Legends: The Most Influential Characters of...
  6. Civil Liberties and the Bill of Rights Sale

    Civil Liberties and the Bill of Rights

    John E. Finn
    4.5 out of 5
    73% of reviewers would recommend this product
    (87)
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    This course introduces students to a uniquely American invention: the written specification of individual liberties and rights that citizens possess, and has as its subject the relationship of law to the most fundamental questions about politics, morality, and human nature.
  7. Biological Anthropology: An Evolutionary Perspective Sale

    Biological Anthropology: An Evolutionary Perspective

    Barbara J. King
    3.7 out of 5
    61% of reviewers would recommend this product
    (106)
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    Biological anthropology is far more than studying old bones. The history of humanity and its future as provided by Professor Barbara J. King considers evolution as a vital, active force. Join this noted scholar, teacher, and researcher as she explores more than a century of scientific scholarship to examine human history from this evolutionary perspective.
  8. History of World Literature Sale

    History of World Literature

    Grant L. Voth
    4.9 out of 5
    80% of reviewers would recommend this product
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    Whether around the campfire or between the covers of a book, the urge to express life's meaning is a human constant. Distinguished scholar Grant L. Voth guides you through the great works of literature that reflect the deep need for self-expression, in a journey that will take you from the auditoriums of Ancient Greece to the quiet study of a 19th-century New England spinster. You'll sample some of the greatest...
  9. Experiencing Rome: A Visual Exploration of Antiquity's Greatest Empire Sale

    Experiencing Rome: A Visual Exploration of Antiquity's Greatest Empire

    Steven L. Tuck
    4.5 out of 5
    83% of reviewers would recommend this product
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    How did ancient Rome communicate its civic and cultural values to its citizens? Award-winning Professor Steven L. Tuck, in Experiencing Rome: A Visual Exploration of Antiquity's Greatest Empire, examines how Rome connected with its citizens through a range of spectacles and shared experiences, including extravagant public displays, architecture, engineering, and more. Featuring more than 1,000 sumptuous...
  10. Peoples and Cultures of the World Sale

    Peoples and Cultures of the World

    Edward Fischer
    4 out of 5
    53% of reviewers would recommend this product
    (56)
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    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. American Mind Sale

    American Mind

    Allen C. Guelzo
    4.3 out of 5
    68% of reviewers would recommend this product
    (88)
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    America's distinct philosophy stems from a powerful body of thought that extends back to the first European settlers and that was enriched by later generations of American thinkers including Jonathan Edwards, Thomas Jefferson, Abraham Lincoln, William James, and Martin Luther King Jr. Explore the immensely stimulating conversation that made the United States what it is today with The American Mind, 36 lectures that...
  12. Masters of Greek Thought: Plato, Socrates, and Aristotle Sale

    Masters of Greek Thought: Plato, Socrates, and Aristotle

    Robert C. Bartlett
    3.8 out of 5
    64% of reviewers would recommend this product
    (48)
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    The arguments of the Greek thinkers Plato, Socrates, and Aristotle represent daring leaps into some of the most profound and intellectually exciting concepts in philosophy. Challenge and satisfy your intellectual curiosity with Masters of Greek Thought: Plato, Socrates, and Aristotle, an in-depth exploration of the dramatic turn in philosophical direction that began with these three philosophers. Award-winning...
  13. Classics of British Literature Sale

    Classics of British Literature

    John Sutherland
    4.5 out of 5
    84% of reviewers would recommend this product
    (57)
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    How does literature connect a nation to its past? Few nations can offer a literary legacy that addresses this question as well as that of Great Britain. Professor John Sutherland's examination of Britain's literary treasures and their creators will show you how each is linked to those who have come before—whether building on their predecessors' work or casting it aside to challenge readers and audiences with a new...
  14. Physics of History Sale

    Physics of History

    David J. Helfand
    4.5 out of 5
    89% of reviewers would recommend this product
    (74)
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    With recent developments in technology, scientists can now use physics to explore intimate details about history, from the rise and fall of preliterate societies to the origins of the solar system. The Physics of History, taught by award-winning Professor David J. Helfand of Columbia University, gives you the background you need to understand how scientists know what they do about the past. These 24 richly...
  15. Philosophy of Mind: Brains, Consciousness, and Thinking Machines Sale

    Philosophy of Mind: Brains, Consciousness, and Thinking Machines

    Patrick Grim
    4.7 out of 5
    88% of reviewers would recommend this product
    (96)
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    The quest to understand the mind has motivated some of history's most profound thinkers. Only in our own time are we beginning to see the true complexity of this quest. In the scientific search for the mind, the role of philosophers is to sharpen our concepts, untangle the morass of questions, and systematically explore alternate approaches. These 24 half-hour lectures will make you think, evaluate your own...
  16. Between the Rivers: The History of Ancient Mesopotamia Sale

    Between the Rivers: The History of Ancient Mesopotamia

    Alexis Q. Castor
    4.1 out of 5
    67% of reviewers would recommend this product
    (106)
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    The impact of ancient Mesopotamia on the development of human civilization—including writing, codes of law, cities, and epic poetry—is staggering. Between the Rivers: A History of Ancient Mesopotamia takes you on an exciting journey through this area bordered by the Tigris and Euphrates Rivers, from Neolithic times to the age of Alexander the Great. In 36 fascinating lectures, award-winning Professor Alexis Q....
  17. Superstring Theory: The DNA of Reality Sale

    Superstring Theory: The DNA of Reality

    S. James Gates Jr.
    3.4 out of 5
    51% of reviewers would recommend this product
    (135)
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    One of the most exciting scientific adventures of all time is the search for the ultimate nature of physical reality. The latest advance in this epic quest is string theory. Dr. S. James Gates, Jr., has presented more than 100 public talks on string theory, enhanced by a set of visual aids designed to convey to a lay audience the difficult mathematical ideas that underlie this subject. Are you eager to look over the...
  18. Origins and Ideologies of the American Revolution Sale

    Origins and Ideologies of the American Revolution

    Peter C. Mancall
    3.8 out of 5
    56% of reviewers would recommend this product
    (78)
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    In Professor Peter C. Mancall's 48 lectures you learn how our emerging nation astonished the world leaders of the day, broke away from its mother country, and fashioned a republic capable of sustaining itself generation after generation.
  19. Zero to Infinity: A History of Numbers Sale

    Zero to Infinity: A History of Numbers

    Edward B. Burger
    4.5 out of 5
    78% of reviewers would recommend this product
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    Numbers surround us. They mark our days, light our nights, foretell our weather, and keep us on course. They drive commerce and sustain civilization. But what are they? Zero to Infinity: A History of Numbers will not only give you the full and detailed story of how and why numbers are important; it will also introduce you to their enduring mystery. Whether you struggled through algebra or you majored in mathematics,...
  20. Sensation, Perception, and the Aging Process Sale

    Sensation, Perception, and the Aging Process

    Francis B. Colavita
    4.5 out of 5
    69% of reviewers would recommend this product
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    Investigate the mysteries of how we perceive reality based on our memory and our senses. Sensation, Perception, and the Aging Process takes a distinct approach to the understanding of human behavior. In 24 fascinating lectures, award-winning Professor Francis B. Colavita offers you a biological and psychological perspective on the way we navigate and react to the world. Among the exciting issues you explore are how...