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Philosophy of Love in the Western World

This course is a seminar on the nature of love and sex, approached as topics both in philosophy and in literature. Readings from recent philosophy as well as classic myths of love...

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Feeling and Imagination in Art, Science, and Technology

This course is a seminar on creativity in art, science, and technology. We discuss how these pursuits are jointly dependent on affective as well as cognitive elements in human...

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The Nature of Creativity

This course is an introduction to problems about creativity as it pervades human experience and behavior. Questions about imagination and innovation are studied in relation to the...

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Media in Transition

This course centers on historical eras in which the form and function of media technologies were radically transformed. It includes consideration of the "Gutenberg Revolution...

on Nov 28, 2011
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Film as Visual and Literary Mythmaking

This course examines problems in the philosophy of film as well as literature studied in relation to their making of myths. The readings and films that are discussed in this...

on Nov 29, 2011
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Music and Technology (Contemporary History and Aesthetics)

This course is an investigation into the history and aesthetics of music and technology as deployed in experimental and popular musics from the 19th century to the present....

on Dec 01, 2011
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Composing for Jazz Orchestra

This class explores composition and arrangement for the large jazz ensemble from 1920s foundations to current postmodern practice. Consideration given to a variety of styles and...

on Dec 01, 2011
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Religious Architecture and Islamic Cultures

This course introduces the history of Islamic cultures through their most vibrant material signs: the religious architecture that spans fourteen centuries and three continents —...

on Dec 02, 2011
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Mehboob Memorial Seminar

A Memorial Seminar was organized by Mehboob Vichar Manch, on 17th of April, 2010 at Law Bhawan, Sector 37 A, (Chandigarh), in the memory of Late Sikh Poet and Thinker Professor...

by Gurtaran Singh, Gurbhagat Singh, Ajmer Singh
on Dec 04, 2011
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Political Ideology of Sant Jarnail Singh Khalsa Bhindranwale

Seminar on Unique Political Ideology of Sant Jarnail Singh Khalsa Bhindranwale A Seminar on Unique Political Ideology of Sant Jarnail Singh Khalsa Bhindranwale was organized by...

by Jaspal Singh Sidhu, Ajmer Singh, Gurtej Singh, Harinder Singh Mehboob, Daljeet Singh Bittu
on Dec 03, 2011
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The Poetry of John Milton

A study of Milton's poetry, with some attention to his literary sources, his contemporaries, his controversial prose, and his decisive influence on the course of English...

on Nov 06, 2011
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Philosophy and the Sciences of Human Nature

Philosophy and the Science of Human Nature pairs central texts from Western philosophical tradition (including works by Plato, Aristotle, Epictetus, Hobbes, Kant, Mill, Rawls, and...

on Jun 25, 2012
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European Civilization from the Renaissance to the Present

This course is an introduction to European history from around 1500 to the present. The central questions that it addresses are how and why Europe--a small, relatively poor, and...

on Jan 31, 2012
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The Nature of Mind

The Nature of Mind - Introduction to the philosophy of mind. Topics to be considered may include the relation between mind and body; the structure of action; the nature of desires...

on Feb 01, 2012
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Introduction to Theory of Literature

This is a survey of the main trends in twentieth-century literary theory. Lectures will provide background for the readings and explicate them where appropriate, while attempting...

on Dec 22, 2011
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Science, Magic, and Religion

Professor Courtenay Raia lectures on science and religion as historical phenomena that have evolved over time. She examines the earlier mind-set before 1700 when into science...

on Nov 17, 2011
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Foundations of American Cyber-Culture

This new course will enable students to think critically about, and engage in practical experiments in, the complex interactions between new media and perceptions and performances...

on Feb 01, 2012
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Philosophy and Postmodern Culture

by Rick Roderick
on Jun 11, 2012
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Research Without Borders

The Columbia University Scholarly Communication Program presents a series of events on today's pivotal issues in scholarly communication. Featured speakers offer a broad range...

on May 01, 2012
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Death

There is one thing I can be sure of: I am going to die. But what am I to make of that fact? This course will examine a number of issues that arise once we begin to reflect on our...

on Dec 21, 2011
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Introduction to Nonviolence

An introduction to the science of nonviolence, mainly as seen through the life and work of Mahatma Gandhi. Historical overview of nonviolence East and the West up to the American...

on Feb 05, 2012
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Foundations of American Cyber-Culture

This new course will enable students to think critically about, and engage in practical experiments in, the complex interactions between new media and perceptions and performances...

on Feb 01, 2012
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The Nature of Mind

The Nature of Mind - Introduction to the philosophy of mind. Topics to be considered may include the relation between mind and body; the structure of action; the nature of desires...

on Feb 01, 2012
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European Civilization from the Renaissance to the Present

This course is an introduction to European history from around 1500 to the present. The central questions that it addresses are how and why Europe--a small, relatively poor, and...

on Jan 31, 2012
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The Peculiar Modernity of Britain, 1848-2000

The Peculiar Modernity of Britain, 1848-2000 - For many years, Britain was seen as the crucible of the modern world. This small, cold, and wet island was thought to have been the...

on Jan 24, 2012
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The Age of Pluralism (Gifford Lectures)

Diana Eck, Professor of Comparative Religion and Indian Studies and Frederic Wertham Professor of Law and Psychiatry, Harvard University, presented a series of Gifford Lectures on...

on Jan 23, 2012
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Introduction to Visual Thinking

Introduction to Visual Thinking

on Jan 12, 2012
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The History and Practice of Human Rights

The History and Practice of Human Rights - A required class for students in the human rights minor (but open to others), this course examines the development of human rights. More...

on Jan 11, 2012
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German 59: Holocaust in Film and Literature

German 59: Holocaust in Film and Literature is a course that provides insight into the History of Holocaust and its present memory through examination of challenges and problems...

on Jan 02, 2012
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50 years of Linguistics at MIT

50 years ago, in the fall of 1960, Jerome Wiesner, director of the Research Laboratory of Electronics, and William N. Locke, head of the Department of Modern Languages, proposed...

on Dec 27, 2011
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Studio Seminar in Public Art

How do we define Public Art? This course focuses on the production of projects for public places. Public Art is a concept that is in constant discussion and revision, as much as...

on Nov 25, 2011
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Philosophy of Love in the Western World

This course is a seminar on the nature of love and sex, approached as topics both in philosophy and in literature. Readings from recent philosophy as well as classic myths of love...

on Nov 28, 2011
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Views: 675
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Feeling and Imagination in Art, Science, and Technology

This course is a seminar on creativity in art, science, and technology. We discuss how these pursuits are jointly dependent on affective as well as cognitive elements in human...

on Nov 28, 2011
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The Nature of Creativity

This course is an introduction to problems about creativity as it pervades human experience and behavior. Questions about imagination and innovation are studied in relation to the...

on Nov 28, 2011
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Views: 673
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Media in Transition

This course centers on historical eras in which the form and function of media technologies were radically transformed. It includes consideration of the "Gutenberg Revolution...

on Nov 28, 2011
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Views: 823
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Film as Visual and Literary Mythmaking

This course examines problems in the philosophy of film as well as literature studied in relation to their making of myths. The readings and films that are discussed in this...

on Nov 29, 2011
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Music and Technology (Contemporary History and Aesthetics)

This course is an investigation into the history and aesthetics of music and technology as deployed in experimental and popular musics from the 19th century to the present....

on Dec 01, 2011
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Composing for Jazz Orchestra

This class explores composition and arrangement for the large jazz ensemble from 1920s foundations to current postmodern practice. Consideration given to a variety of styles and...

on Dec 01, 2011
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Religious Architecture and Islamic Cultures

This course introduces the history of Islamic cultures through their most vibrant material signs: the religious architecture that spans fourteen centuries and three continents —...

on Dec 02, 2011
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Mehboob Memorial Seminar

A Memorial Seminar was organized by Mehboob Vichar Manch, on 17th of April, 2010 at Law Bhawan, Sector 37 A, (Chandigarh), in the memory of Late Sikh Poet and Thinker Professor...

by Gurtaran Singh, Gurbhagat Singh, Ajmer Singh
on Dec 04, 2011
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Views: 842
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Studio Seminar in Public Art

How do we define Public Art? This course focuses on the production of projects for public places. Public Art is a concept that is in constant discussion and revision, as much as...

on Nov 25, 2011
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Views: 887
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Philosophy of Love in the Western World

This course is a seminar on the nature of love and sex, approached as topics both in philosophy and in literature. Readings from recent philosophy as well as classic myths of love...

on Nov 28, 2011
Rating:
0
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Views: 675
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Feeling and Imagination in Art, Science, and Technology

This course is a seminar on creativity in art, science, and technology. We discuss how these pursuits are jointly dependent on affective as well as cognitive elements in human...

on Nov 28, 2011
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0
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Views: 629
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The Nature of Creativity

This course is an introduction to problems about creativity as it pervades human experience and behavior. Questions about imagination and innovation are studied in relation to the...

on Nov 28, 2011
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Views: 673
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Media in Transition

This course centers on historical eras in which the form and function of media technologies were radically transformed. It includes consideration of the "Gutenberg Revolution...

on Nov 28, 2011
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Views: 823
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Film as Visual and Literary Mythmaking

This course examines problems in the philosophy of film as well as literature studied in relation to their making of myths. The readings and films that are discussed in this...

on Nov 29, 2011
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Views: 613
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Music and Technology (Contemporary History and Aesthetics)

This course is an investigation into the history and aesthetics of music and technology as deployed in experimental and popular musics from the 19th century to the present....

on Dec 01, 2011
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Views: 586
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Composing for Jazz Orchestra

This class explores composition and arrangement for the large jazz ensemble from 1920s foundations to current postmodern practice. Consideration given to a variety of styles and...

on Dec 01, 2011
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Views: 644
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Religious Architecture and Islamic Cultures

This course introduces the history of Islamic cultures through their most vibrant material signs: the religious architecture that spans fourteen centuries and three continents —...

on Dec 02, 2011
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Views: 685
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Mehboob Memorial Seminar

A Memorial Seminar was organized by Mehboob Vichar Manch, on 17th of April, 2010 at Law Bhawan, Sector 37 A, (Chandigarh), in the memory of Late Sikh Poet and Thinker Professor...

by Gurtaran Singh, Gurbhagat Singh, Ajmer Singh
on Dec 04, 2011
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