A Meditation on Empire – Lecture 1 Professor Robert L. Dise Jr. University of Northern Iowa | Ph.D., University of Michigan This introductory lecture on the ancient empires before Alexander the Great opens up a chapter of history that existed before the great Macedonian ruler whose name would identify cities around the world (Alexandria in… Continue reading Ancient Empires before Alexander – A Meditation on Empire(1)
Natural Law and Human Nature Taught By Professor Father Joseph Koterski, S.J., Ph.D., St. Louis University, Fordham University Course No. 4453 24 Lectures 30 minutes/lecture I have gone through Natural Law and Human Nature four times and have profited from and enjoyed each time more than the previous time. Professor Koterski’s survey of natural law,… Continue reading Natural Law and Human Nature
Taught By Professor Peter Conn, Ph.D., Yale University University of Pennsylvania Course No. 2527 24 Lectures 30 minutes / lecture When I first saw this course listed in the Great Courses catalog, I debated whether I should instead order a more “serious” literature course. But since some of the titles covered are bestsellers that are… Continue reading Great American Bestsellers: The Books That Shaped America
So, you’ve finished your course and feel great about yourself, on to the next course! Wait a minute, how much did you actually remember out of the course you just finished? In learning, there are at least 4 stages of learning. There is being able to understand it, being able to explain it, being able… Continue reading Get the Most Out of Your Great Course
“There’s no time to learn something new especially since I’m at work from 9 to 5, there’s an hour long drive to work, an hour back home, I go to the gym, go home, eat dinner, shower, by that time I am just exhausted and want to go to sleep. I have no time to… Continue reading Not Enough Time To Learn Something New?