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The Modern Scholar: Discovering the Philosopher in You: The Big Questons in Philosophy [Audiobook]

The Modern Scholar: Discovering the Philosopher in You: The Big Questons in Philosophy [Audiobook] by Colin McGinn
English | September 23rd, 2008 | ASIN: B001GN35SE | MP3@96 kbps | 8 hrs 1 mins | 378.40 MB
Narrator: Colin McGinn

"Everyone has their own inner philosopher - a voice within that asks, oh so insistently, philosophical questions. Everyone wants to know what the ultimate nature of the world is, what the self is, whether we have free will, how our minds relate to our bodies, whether we can really know anything, where ethical truth comes from, what the meaning of life is, and whether or not there is a God.

The Modern Scholar: The Decline and Fall of the Roman Empire [Audiobook]  eBooks & eLearning

Posted by First1 at May 22, 2017
The Modern Scholar: The Decline and Fall of the Roman Empire [Audiobook]

The Modern Scholar: The Decline and Fall of the Roman Empire [Audiobook] b: Thomas F. Madden
English | October 27th, 2008 | ASIN: B001JHT8EW | MP3@96 kbps | 8 hrs 22 mins | 345.92 MB
Narrator: Thomas F. Madden

Even millennia after its fall, the grand expanse of Roman achievement continues to affect not only American society, but the entire world as well. What caused a civilization of such accomplishments to disintegrate? In this informative and lively series of lectures, renowned history professor Thomas F. Madden serves as the ultimate guide through the fall of ancient Rome. Professor Madden correlates the principles of Roman conduct - both governmental and military - that would forever change the world.

The Modern Scholar: Elemental Matters: An Introduction to Chemistry [Audiobook]  eBooks & eLearning

Posted by First1 at May 22, 2017
The Modern Scholar: Elemental Matters: An Introduction to Chemistry [Audiobook]

The Modern Scholar: Elemental Matters: An Introduction to Chemistry [Audiobook] by Professor Deborah G. Sauder
English | June 15th, 2012 | ASIN: B008BTNJDM | MP3@96 kbps | 8 hrs 26 mins | 359.78 MB
Narrator: Professor Deborah G. Sauder

In "Elemental Matters", Professor Deborah Sauder leads a comprehensive overview of chemistry, a subject that influences every aspect of daily life. Kicking off the lecture series with a revealing look at one of the planet’s most vital chemicals—water—Sauder then delves into the basics of molecular structure and chemical reactions. The course concludes with an eye-opening glimpse of 21st-century applications, such as nanotechnology and energy alternatives."
The Modern Scholar: From Troy to Constantinople: The Cities and Societies of Ancient Turkey [Audiobook]

The Modern Scholar: From Troy to Constantinople: The Cities and Societies of Ancient Turkey [Audiobook] by Jennifer Tobin
English | September 2nd, 2011 | ASIN: B005KPDVD8 | MP3@96 kbps | 7 hrs 17 mins | 304.27 MB
Narrator: Jennifer Tobin

From time immemorial, the region of modern-day Turkey has served as a crossroads between east and west. In this illuminating course, Professor Jennifer Tobin leads a compelling discussion of "Anatolia" from early archaeological sites and the Trojan War up through the Greeks, Persians, Alexander the Great, and the Romans. A land of immense cultural significance, Ancient Turkey has housed an amazing array of peoples - the study of whom shines light on the modern world.
The Modern Scholar: Heavens Above: Stars, Constellations, and the Sky [Audiobook]

The Modern Scholar: Heavens Above: Stars, Constellations, and the Sky [Audiobook] by James Kaler
English | October 27th, 2008 | ASIN: B001JHT8D8 | MP3@64 kbps | 7 hrs 6 mins | 199.51 MB
Narrator: James Kaler

Have you ever gone outside at night to admire the stars? And wonder what they all are, and what stories they have to tell? Have you ever thought you'd like to know and understand the constellations or know the names of the stars? Here you can learn to find your way across the celestial landscape and begin to understand these patterns of the ages. Learn why the Big Dipper, not a true "constellation," might be seen all night, or why the Southern Cross is invisible from New York. Find out the meanings of the celestial figures, where they came from, and why we still use them today thousands of years after the first ones were invented.
The Modern Scholar: Purpose and Persuasion: The Power of Rhetoric in American Political History [Audiobook]

The Modern Scholar: Purpose and Persuasion: The Power of Rhetoric in American Political History [Audiobook] by Professor Ken Masugi
English | September 19th, 2012 | ASIN: B009D9ZHY8 | MP3@64 kbps | 4 hrs 13 mins | 118.57 MB
Narrator: Professor Ken Masugi

In this series of lectures, Professor Ken Masugi of Johns Hopkins University examines the importance of rhetoric in American politics. Political speeches have, since the nation’s inception, defined and shaped American politics. Professor Masugi demonstrates how the greatest American political speeches take their bearings from the Declaration of Independence and the Federalist Papers. As the lectures proceed, Professor Masugi investigates the rhetoric of America’s most revered statesman, Abraham Lincoln, before exploring the works of other transformational U.S. presidents, including Woodrow Wilson, Franklin D. Roosevelt, Ronald Reagan, and Barack Obama.

The Modern Scholar: Islam and the West [Audiobook]  eBooks & eLearning

Posted by First1 at May 20, 2017
The Modern Scholar: Islam and the West [Audiobook]

The Modern Scholar: Islam and the West [Audiobook] by Sayyed Hossein Nasr
English | September 22th, 2008 | ASIN: B001GKVBW4 | MP3@128 kbps | 8 hrs 6 mins | 397.47 MB
Narrator: Sayyed Hossein Nasr

Islam and Christianity share both remarkable similarities and remarkable differences. In the grand scheme, both are relatively recent religions, with Christianity taking hold in Northern Europe at about the same time that Islam took hold in the Persian world (although Christianity appeared on the scene six centuries before Islam).

The Modern Scholar: Children's Literature: Between the Covers [Audiobook]  eBooks & eLearning

Posted by First1 at May 20, 2017
The Modern Scholar: Children's Literature: Between the Covers [Audiobook]

The Modern Scholar: Children's Literature: Between the Covers [Audiobook] by Kimberley Reynolds
English | January 19th, 2012 | ASIN: B006ZQ9KS6 | MP3@96 kbps | 8 hrs 23 mins | 348.21 MB
Narrator: Kimberley Reynolds

In the 21st century, many of the best-known and most influential stories have been conceived for juveniles. In "Children’s Literature", Professor Kimberley Reynolds of Newcastle University delves into the phenomenon and “golden ages” of this remarkably diverse literary genre. Throughout the lectures, Reynolds addresses questions of why children’s literature is so popular and how these extraordinary works have both responded to and helped to shape childhood.
The Modern Scholar: Europe's Dark Journey: The Rise of Hitler and Nazi Germany [Audiobook]

The Modern Scholar: Europe's Dark Journey: The Rise of Hitler and Nazi Germany [Audiobook] by Beth A. Griech-Polelle
English | March 28th, 2014 | ASIN: B00JBHD4OM | MP3@64 kbps | 4 hrs 50 mins | 136.66 MB
Narrator: Beth A. Griech-Polelle

In Europe’s Dark Journey, Beth A. Griech-Polelle examines the factors that led to the ascendance of Adolf Hitler during the rebuilding of post-WWI Germany. Moving from the birth of modern Germany through the First World War, Polelle then focuses on Hitler’s early years and the creation of the National Socialist German Workers’ Party. Polelle illustrates how Hitler consolidated power—resulting in a society divided against itself and at war with a major portion of the world—and also maintains a special focus on the persecution of the Jewish population, both inside Nazi Germany and in conquered parts of Europe.
The Modern Scholar: From Spinning Wheels to Steam and Steel: Understanding the Age of Industrialization [Audiobook]

The Modern Scholar: From Spinning Wheels to Steam and Steel: Understanding the Age of Industrialization [Audiobook] by Jennifer J. Popiel
English | October 14th, 2014 | ASIN: B00OI8T55Q | MP3@64 kbps | 4 hrs 41 mins | 133.17 MB
Narrator: Jennifer J. Popiel

In the Age of Industrialization, economics, society, politics, and culture collided. In particular, the Industrial Revolution provided the underpinnings of Europe’s societal transformations and decisively shaped the century, including changes in mass culture and the growth of democratic challenges to existing political institutions. This series of lectures explores specific technologies, most of which we take for granted today, to offer a general picture of the economic and social development of Western nations from 1760 to 1900.