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Between the Rivers: The History of Ancient Mesopotamia

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"In this course, we will explore Mesopotamian societies from the Neolithic era (c. 9,000 B.C.) to the defeat of the great Persian Empire at Gaugamela by Alexander the Great (331 B.C.) The study will take us from the world of international diplomacy with powerful neighbors in Egypt, Syria, and Anatolia to the mundane issues of daily life, such as providing food for the family, curing disease, and settling legal disputes. It examines archaeological discoveries, historical documents, and literary texts to explore how these lands between the rivers created a civilization that has contributed to the development of our own. A recurring them of the course is the creation of an urban lifestyle, which becomes increasingly sophisticated and complex as cultures expand."-- p. 1 of guidebook.
DVD
2006
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Argumentation: The Study of Effective Reasoning

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Lectures by Dr. David Zarefsky, Professor of Argumentation and Debate and Professor of Communication Studies, Northwestern University, cover the history of rhetoric and debate as well as analysis of different types of arguments in various situations.
DVD
2005
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Understanding the Human Body: An Introduction to Anatomy and Physiology

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In this 32-lecture video course, Dr. Anthony Goodman puts a solid understanding of human anatomy and physiology easily. You'll learn to see the structure and functioning of our bodies as an awesome, integrated unity, a perspective that reveals the logic and symmetry of the human organism with compelling clarity.
DVD
2003
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The Joy of Thinking: The Beauty & Power of Classical Mathematical Ideas

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Discover classical mathematics as an artistic and creative realm that contains some of the greatest ideas of human history, ideas that have shaped cultures. Explore the fourth dimension, conincidences, fractals, the allure of number and gemoetry, in understandable terms. No formulas, problems, equations, techniques and drills that remind us of school, but thinking that opens doors and minds and become an endless frontier of ideas to explore.
DVD
2003
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Biology: The Science of Life

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"This course provides the background and guidance needed for the curious listener to explore in depth the fundamental principles of how living things work"--Guidebook.
DVD
2004