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Philosophy of Science
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ean: 9781598032390, isbn: 1598032399,
4.8 out of 5 stars with 35 reviews
What makes science science? Why is science so successful? How do we distinguish science from pseudoscience? This exciting inquiry into the vigorous debate over the nature of science covers important philosophers such as Karl Popper, W. V. Quine, Thom...
The Life and Work of Mark Twain
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ean: 9781565857353, isbn: 1565857356,
4.1 out of 5 stars with 52 reviews
Samuel Clemens, the man known to history as Mark Twain, was more than one of America's greatest writers. He was our first true celebrity, one of the most photographed faces of the 19th and 20th centuries. This series of 24 lectures by an acclaimed te...
Great Philosophical Debates: Free Will and Determinism
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ean: 9781598034622, isbn: 1598034626,
4.9 out of 5 stars with 32 reviews
Do you make your own choices or have circumstances beyond your control already decided your destiny? For thousands of years, this question has intrigued and perplexed philosophers, scientists, and everyone who thinks deliberately about how they choos...
The American Mind
ean: 9781598031126, isbn: 1598031120,
Americans pride themselves on being doers rather than thinkers, but ideas are at the very root of what it means to be an American. Behind this nation's diverse views on religion, education, social equality, democracy, and other vital issues is a long...
The Operas of Mozart
sku: 3091368, ean: 9781565855984, isbn: 1565855981,
Mozart's operas vie with each other to be considered among the greatest achievements of human artistic striving. In these 24 lectures by Professor Greenberg, you'll understand more fully the height of Mozart's operatic achievement by analyzing two ma...
The Long Shadow of the Ancient Greek World
ean: 9781598035438, isbn: 1598035436,
Immerse yourself in this comprehensive survey of ancient Greece from 750 to 323 B.C. - from the emergence of Greece at the end of the Dark Ages to the final disintegration of Greek autonomy through the Macedonian kings Philip II and Alexander the Gre...
The Music of Richard Wagner
ean: 9781598036930, isbn: 1598036939,
In these 24 lectures filled with musical excerpts, enjoy a rich and multifaceted exploration of the trailblazing works and outsized life of this historically pivotal composer. Your immersion in Wagner's art includes the following: The Flying Dutchm...
The Great Tours: Experiencing Medieval Europe
ean: 9781629970127, isbn: 1629970123,
In these 24 lectures that make for an extraordinary cultural adventure, travel through time to the golden ages of 12 of Europe's most beautiful medieval cities, where you'll discover the sights, sounds, and smells of teeming markets and mercantile ce...
The Great Courses: Renaissance, the Reformation, and the Rise of Nations
ean: 9781598030402, isbn: 159803040X,
Between 1348 and 1715, western Europe was fraught with turmoil, beset by the Black Plague, numerous and bitter religious wars, and frequent political revolutions and upheavals. Yet the Europe that emerged from this was vastly different from the Euro...
The Modern Intellectual Tradition: From Descartes to Derrida
ean: 9781598036657, isbn: 1598036653,
What is reality? Ask yourself whether you can actually know the answer, much less be sure that you can know it, and you've begun to grapple with the metaphysical and epistemological quandaries that have occupied, teased, and tormented modern philosop...
ean: 9781565856073, isbn: 1565856074,
Have you ever thought about the creative process that boiled inside geniuses like Mozart, Beethoven, Dvorák, Strauss, Brahms, Mendelssohn, or Liszt - or any composer, for that matter? What goes through a composer's mind when a musical composition i...
Money and Banking: What Everyone Should Know
ean: 9781598038149, isbn: 1598038141,
Money and finance play a deeply fundamental role in your life. Now, let an expert professor lead you in a panoramic exploration of our monetary and financial systems, their inner workings, and their crucial role and presence in your world. As a guidi...
The Surveillance State: Big Data, Freedom, and You
ean: 9781629972541, isbn: 1629972541,
A man shoots down a drone that is flying over his private property. A retail store uses predictive data analytics to send pregnancy-related advertising to a teenager who has not told her parents about her condition. A police officer places a GPS devi...
Science Wars: What Scientists Know and How They Know It
ean: 9781598032079, isbn: 1598032070,
Choose one: (A) Science gives us objective knowledge of an independently existing reality, or (B) Scientific knowledge is always provisional and tells us nothing that is universal, necessary, or certain about the world. Made your choice? Welcome to ...
Utopia and Terror in the 20th Century
ean: 9781565856752, isbn: 1565856759,
From the trenches of World War I to Nazi Germany to Saddam Hussein's Iraq, the 20th century was a time of unprecedented violence. Yet while such monumental violence seems senseless, it is not inexplicable. If we can understand the origins of violence...
Great Minds of the Western Intellectual Tradition, 3rd Edition
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ean: 9781565855786, isbn: 1565855787,
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For 3,000 years, mankind has grappled with fundamental questions about life. What is real? Who or what is God? When is it legitimate for one person to have power over others? What is justice? Beauty? This 84-lecture, 12-professor tour of Western phi...
Life Lessons from the Great Books
ean: 9781598035179, isbn: 1598035177,
Study more than three dozen works that span the timelines of Western history, from ancient Greece and Rome to the modern age. Whether written 2,000, 200, or 20 years ago, the enduring works of literature still speak to us and place our unique experie...
Why Economies Rise or Fall
ean: 9781598036572, isbn: 1598036572,
How can a nation create the conditions for economic growth and prosperity? And what, once these conditions are achieved, can it do to sustain this progress? Discover the answers (which may surprise you) in these 24 lectures that guide you through a s...
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