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    • Great Minds of the Western Intellectual Tradition, 3rd Edition

    • Written by: The Great Courses, Alan Charles Kors, Darren Staloff, and others
    • Narrated by: Alan Charles Kors, Darren Staloff, Dennis Dalton, and others
    • Length: 43 hrs and 41 mins
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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 philosophical tradition covers more than 60 of history's greatest minds and brings you a comprehensive survey of the history of Western philosophy from its origins in classical Greece to the present.

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    • By Anonymous User on 2019-04-16

    Price: CDN$ 80.58

    • Power over People: Classical and Modern Political Theory

    • Written by: Dennis Dalton, The Great Courses
    • Narrated by: Dennis Dalton
    • Length: 12 hrs and 19 mins
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    What is the connection between individual freedom and social and political authority? Are human beings fundamentally equal or unequal? In 16 in-depth lectures, Professor Dalton puts the key theories of power formulated by several of history's greatest minds within your reach. These lectures trace two distinct schools of political theory, idealism and realism, from their roots in ancient India and Greece through history and, ultimately, to their impact on the 20th century.

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    • engaging and enlightening.

    • By Mark Harcourt on 2019-02-05

    Price: CDN$ 46.98

    • Freedom: The Philosophy of Liberation

    • Written by: The Great Courses, Dennis Dalton
    • Narrated by: Dennis Dalton
    • Length: 6 hrs and 11 mins
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    Professor Dalton explores the meaning of freedom and examines the progress of both personal and political freedom. These eight lectures are a guided tour along the byways of the philosophy of liberation, beginning with its ancient roots and ending in 20th-century America.Throughout these lectures, you'll follow the progress toward personal liberation and spiritual freedom found in the lives of those who were often consumed by fierce and difficult struggles for political freedom....

    Price: CDN$ 19.78