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375 Courses

  1. Masters of Mindfulness: Transforming Your Mind and Body

    Masters of Mindfulness: Transforming Your Mind and Body

    Taught By Multiple Professors
    4 out of 5
    71% of reviewers would recommend this product
    (21)
    Starting at £24.99 Starting at £24.99 £54.99 £24.99£54.99
    Mindfulness as a practice is very simple and its effects are well-documented. What many people don’t realize is the breadth of the science behind it and how much of our health—physical, mental, emotional—is bound up in the way we look at and experience the world. Now, modern biology and neuroscience can actually quantify many of the effects of mindfulness and you may be surprised by how powerful the impact can...
  2. Investigating American Presidents

    Investigating American Presidents

    Paul Rosenzweig
    4.8 out of 5
    95% of reviewers would recommend this product
    (44)
    Starting at £14.99 Starting at £14.99 £29.99 £14.99£29.99
    What limits are there—if any—on presidential power? How do we keep such power in check? In the 12 timely lectures of Investigating American Presidents, Paul Rosenzweig of The George Washington University School of Law guides you through the ins and outs of presidential investigations, using past scandals and controversies as a lens through which to make sense of current (and future) ones.
  3. Take My Course, Please! The Philosophy of Humor

    Take My Course, Please! The Philosophy of Humor

    Steven Gimbel
    3.9 out of 5
    63% of reviewers would recommend this product
    (30)
    Starting at £24.99 Starting at £24.99 £54.99 £24.99£54.99
    In the 24 insightful and—yes—humorous lectures of Take My Course, Please! The Philosophy of Humor, Professor Steven Gimbel guides you through philosophical theories of humor, from blatantly obvious puns to sly twists of language. Rooted in the observations of thinkers like Aristotle and Sigmund Freud, this course will leave you with a stronger appreciation of the jokes you tell and the jokes you hear.
  4. The Great Tours: England, Scotland, and Wales

    The Great Tours: England, Scotland, and Wales

    Patrick N. Allitt
    4.8 out of 5
    93% of reviewers would recommend this product
    (105)
    Starting at £34.99 Starting at £34.99 £79.99 £34.99£79.99
    No matter what you are hoping to discover in this magnificent region, The Great Tours: England, Scotland, and Wales is the perfect guide. Taught by acclaimed Professor Patrick Allitt, a British-born scholar who teaches at Emory University, these 36 engrossing lectures give you an insider’s take on traveling through Great Britain.
  5. How Winston Churchill Changed the World

    How Winston Churchill Changed the World

    Michael Shelden
    4.8 out of 5
    95% of reviewers would recommend this product
    (65)
    Starting at £24.99 Starting at £24.99 £54.99 £24.99£54.99
    Winston Churchill didn’t just live history—he made it. In How Winston Churchill Changed the World, join Churchill-biographer Professor Michael Shelden for a multifaceted, 24-lecture exploration of the statesman’s life, accomplishments, complexities, and failures. It’s an unforgettable journey through the 20th century in the footsteps of the man who helped humanity prevail during violent, dangerous times.
  6. How to Build a Thriving Workplace: A Leader's Guide

    How to Build a Thriving Workplace: A Leader's Guide

    Beth Cabrera
    5 out of 5
    100% of reviewers would recommend this product
    (8)
    Starting at £14.99 Starting at £14.99 £29.99 £14.99£29.99
    The profit of companies with the strongest focus on employee experience is about four times higher than the average. In How to Build a Thriving Workplace: A Leader’s Guide, Professor Beth Cabrera provides a step-by-step guide to create a thriving work environment, based on the science of positive psychology. In the process, not only will your bottom line improve, but so will the lives of your employees—and your...
  7. Crashes and Crises: Lessons from a History of Financial Disasters

    Crashes and Crises: Lessons from a History of Financial Disasters

    Connel Fullenkamp
    4.6 out of 5
    88% of reviewers would recommend this product
    (43)
    Starting at £24.99 Starting at £24.99 £54.99 £24.99£54.99
    Professor Connel Fullenkamp of Duke University guides you through four centuries of economic disasters—from tulip mania in the 1600s to the Great Recession of 2007–2009. Each of his 24 lectures covers a notable incident of financial misfortune or folly. He explains basic economic concepts and inoculates you against the gullibility, overconfidence, and herd mentality that have lured many to financial ruin.
  8. A New History of the American South

    A New History of the American South

    Edward L. Ayers
    4.3 out of 5
    85% of reviewers would recommend this product
    (48)
    Starting at £24.99 Starting at £24.99 £54.99 £24.99£54.99
    To know the history of the American South is to come to terms with a historical drama of global consequence. In this course, you’ll relive the story of the South through essential episodes such as: the forging of the slave South, Southern prosperity and the cotton economy, the lives of the enslaved, the breakdown of the Union and the wartime South, emancipation and Reconstruction, and the making of the New South.
  9. Renaissance: The Transformation of the West

    Renaissance: The Transformation of the West

    Jennifer McNabb
    4 out of 5
    66% of reviewers would recommend this product
    (33)
    Starting at £39.99 Starting at £39.99 £99.99 £39.99£99.99
    In the 48 lectures of Renaissance: The Transformation of the West, award-winning Professor Jennifer McNabb guides you through centuries of exhilarating change in Europe, focusing on often-unexplored or overlooked areas, including the role of women in the Renaissance, the lives of the poor and elite, Renaissance home and family life, and the connections between the Renaissance and the Reformation.
  10. Ancient Civilizations of North America

    Ancient Civilizations of North America

    Edwin Barnhart
    4.9 out of 5
    96% of reviewers would recommend this product
    (109)
    Starting at £24.99 Starting at £24.99 £54.99 £24.99£54.99
    Most of what we’ve been taught about the native cultures of North America came from reports authored by the conquerors and colonizers who destroyed them. Now, in Ancient Civilizations of North America, Professor Edwin Barnhart, Director of the Maya Exploration Center, reveals the astounding true accomplishments of these ancient cultures—vibrant cities, agriculture, art, large-scale earthen pyramids, astronomical...
  11. iRest: Integrative Restoration Yoga Nidra for Deep Relaxation

    iRest: Integrative Restoration Yoga Nidra for Deep Relaxation

    Molly Birkholm
    4.6 out of 5
    85% of reviewers would recommend this product
    (28)
    Starting at £24.99 Starting at £24.99 £54.99 £24.99£54.99
    Tap into the power of a unique form of research-based meditation in the 24 classes and full-length practice sessions of iRest: Integrative Restoration Yoga Nidra for Deep Relaxation. Alternating between the theoretical and experiential, between the philosophical and the scientific, iRest® trainer Molly Birkholm empowers you with the knowledge and skills to help alleviate everyday stress and life-altering trauma.
  12. Athenian Democracy: An Experiment for the Ages

    Athenian Democracy: An Experiment for the Ages

    Robert Garland
    4.6 out of 5
    86% of reviewers would recommend this product
    (15)
    Starting at £24.99 Starting at £24.99 £54.99 £24.99£54.99
    Over the course of 24 engaging lectures, Professor Robert Garland of Colgate University unpacks the development of Athenian democracy, going inside the assemblies and courts to reveal how citizen rule worked—and where it came up short. Unprecedented, flawed, relevant to our time, and captivating in its own right, the story of Athenian Democracy: An Experiment for the Ages explores what is arguably the boldest...
  13. Sci-Phi: Science Fiction as Philosophy

    Sci-Phi: Science Fiction as Philosophy

    David Kyle Johnson
    4.3 out of 5
    78% of reviewers would recommend this product
    (60)
    Starting at £24.99 Starting at £24.99 £54.99 £24.99£54.99
    In Sci-Phi: Science Fiction as Philosophy, Professor of Philosophy David Kyle Johnson, of King’s College, takes you on a 24-lecture exploration of the final frontiers of philosophy across several decades of science fiction in film and television. See how science fiction allows us to consider immense, vital—and sometimes controversial—ideas with a rare combination of engagement and critical distance.
  14. Thinking about Religion and Violence

    Thinking about Religion and Violence

    Jason C. Bivins
    4.3 out of 5
    79% of reviewers would recommend this product
    (44)
    Starting at £24.99 Starting at £24.99 £54.99 £24.99£54.99
    In Thinking about Religion and Violence, award-winning Professor Jason C. Bivins takes you on a global, 24-lecture investigation of the roots of religious violence that offers more informed ways of thinking about it. You’ll consider how faiths view concepts like human sacrifice and martyrdom; the ways religious violence can be directed toward specific races and genders; and concepts like heresy and demonology.
  15. The History of Christianity II: From the Reformation to the Modern Megachurch

    The History of Christianity II: From the Reformation to the Modern Megachurch

    Molly Worthen
    4.8 out of 5
    85% of reviewers would recommend this product
    (34)
    Starting at £34.99 Starting at £34.99 £79.99 £34.99£79.99
    The History of Christianity II: From the Reformation to the Modern Megachurch picks up where The Great Courses’ first history of Christianity left off: with the Protestant Reformation. Taught by Dr. Molly Worthen, a professor of history at the University of North Carolina, these 36 fascinating lectures trace the story of Christianity as it transformed from the end of the Middle Ages into the diverse global...
  16. What Einstein Got Wrong

    What Einstein Got Wrong

    Dan Hooper
    4.8 out of 5
    93% of reviewers would recommend this product
    (72)
    Starting at £14.99 Starting at £14.99 £29.99 £14.99£29.99
    Taught by physicist Dan Hooper of Fermilab and the University of Chicago, this course focuses on Einstein’s mistakes as a window into his theory-building technique. He was spectacularly effective with relativity and early quantum mechanics, but he also made some missteps by doubting some of the staple concepts of today’s physics, including black holes, the big bang, and the uncertainty principle.
  17. The Great Trials of World History and the Lessons They Teach Us

    The Great Trials of World History and the Lessons They Teach Us

    Douglas O. Linder
    4.7 out of 5
    91% of reviewers would recommend this product
    (74)
    Starting at £24.99 Starting at £24.99 £54.99 £24.99£54.99
    No understanding of the past is complete without an understanding of the legal battles that have shaped it. In The Great Trials of World History and the Lessons They Teach Us, Professor Douglas O. Linder takes you back in time to revisit history’s most famous (and infamous) trials, including the Salem Witch Trials, the Scopes “Monkey” Trial, the Nuremburg Trials, and the Trial of O. J. Simpson.
  18. Great Music of the Twentieth Century

    Great Music of the Twentieth Century

    Robert Greenberg
    4 out of 5
    71% of reviewers would recommend this product
    (53)
    Starting at £34.99 Starting at £34.99 £79.99 £34.99£79.99
    The 20th century was a breeding ground of musical innovation and transformation unlike any other era in history. Within this course, you’ll discover the genius of composers such as Debussy, Stravinsky, Schoenberg, Webern, Bartók, Ligeti, Adès, and many others. In Great Music of the 20th Century, you’ll experience the superlative musical art that so vividly and unforgettably speaks to the life of our times.
  19. The Age of Benjamin Franklin

    The Age of Benjamin Franklin

    Robert J. Allison
    4.6 out of 5
    90% of reviewers would recommend this product
    (41)
    Starting at £24.99 Starting at £24.99 £54.99 £24.99£54.99
    The Age of Benjamin Franklin is a thorough—and sometimes surprising—course that presents a full portrait of a man defying easy definition. Over 24 insightful lectures, Professor Robert J. Allison of Suffolk University explores the many facets of Ben Franklin’s life and times. A pioneer in science, politics, diplomacy, and more, Franklin was truly one of the most extraordinary Americans ever to have lived.
  20. Understanding Imperial China: Dynasties, Life, and Culture

    Understanding Imperial China: Dynasties, Life, and Culture

    Andrew R. Wilson
    4.5 out of 5
    91% of reviewers would recommend this product
    (46)
    Starting at £24.99 Starting at £24.99 £54.99 £24.99£54.99
    A knowledge of China’s majestic empire is essential for any understanding of its present. In this course, you’ll discover what daily life was like for government bureaucrats, for scholars, for women of the court, for soldiers, merchants, craftspeople, emperors, concubines, poets, farmers, and many others—all set against the backdrop of the richness, the diversity, the genius, and the splendor of imperial China.