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The Self Under Siege: Philosophy in the Twentieth Century

by Rick Roderick
on May 30, 2012
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Philosophy and Postmodern Culture

by Rick Roderick
on Jun 11, 2012
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Statistics 110: Probability

Statistics 110 (Probability), which has been taught at Harvard University by Joe Blitzstein (Professor of the Practice, Harvard Statistics Department) each year since 2006....

on Jun 20, 2012
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History

on Jun 21, 2012
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Environmental Politics and Law

Can law change human behavior to be less environmentally damaging? Law will be examined through case histories including: environmental effects of national security, pesticides,...

on Jun 22, 2012
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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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Hemingway, Fitzgerald, Faulkner

This course examines major works by Hemingway, Fitzgerald, and Faulkner, exploring their interconnections on three analytic scales: the macro history of the United States and the...

on Jun 25, 2012
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Ancient Israel

on Jul 05, 2012
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Partha Chatterjee on South Asian History

on Jul 04, 2012
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Justice: What's the Right Thing to Do?

Justice is one of the most popular courses in Harvard’s history, having taught more than 14,000 students over the course of two decades. In this course, Sandel challenges us...

on Jun 28, 2012
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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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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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Writing in Tonal Forms I

Written and analytic exercises based on 18th- and 19th-century small forms and harmonic practice found in music such as the chorale preludes of Bach; minuets and trios of Haydn,...

on Dec 14, 2011
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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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Philosophy In Film and Other Media

This course examines works of film in relation to thematic issues of philosophical importance that also occur in other arts, particularly literature and opera. Emphasis is put on...

on Nov 23, 2011
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Philosophy of Film

This course is a seminar on the philosophical analysis of film art, with an emphasis on the ways in which it creates meaning through techniques that define a formal structure....

on Nov 23, 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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A Global History of Architecture Writing Seminar

This course will study the question of Global Architecture from the point of view of producing a set of lectures on that subject. The course will be run in the form of a writing...

on Nov 25, 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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Writing in Tonal Forms II

This course builds on the composition techniques practiced in 21M.303 Writing in Tonal Forms I. Students undertake further written and analytic exercises in tonal music, including...

on Dec 14, 2011
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The American Novel Since 1945

In "The American Novel Since 1945" students will study a wide range of works from 1945 to the present. The course traces the formal and thematic developments of the...

on Nov 06, 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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Modern Civilization from 1750 - Present

"Professor Lynn Hunt lectures in this course which covers a broad, historical study of major elements in Western heritage from the world of the Greeks to that of the 20th...

on Nov 04, 2011
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The American Revolution

The American Revolution entailed some remarkable transformations--converting British colonists into American revolutionaries, and a cluster of colonies into a confederation of...

on Nov 03, 2011
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European Civilization, 1648-1945

This course offers a broad survey of modern European history, from the end of the Thirty Years' War to the aftermath of World War II. Along with the consideration of major...

on Nov 03, 2011
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France Since 1871

This course covers the emergence of modern France. Topics include the social, economic, and political transformation of France; the impact of France's revolutionary heritage,...

on Nov 03, 2011
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Introduction to New Testament History and Literature

This course provides a historical study of the origins of Christianity by analyzing the literature of the earliest Christian movements in historical context, concentrating on the...

on Nov 02, 2011
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The Civil War and Reconstruction Era, 1845-1877

This course explores the causes, course, and consequences of the American Civil War, from the 1840s to 1877. The primary goal of the course is to understand the multiple meanings...

on Nov 02, 2011
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Introduction to Ancient Greek History

This is an introductory course in Greek history tracing the development of Greek civilization as manifested in political, intellectual, and creative achievements from the Bronze...

on Nov 02, 2011
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Roman Architecture

This course is an introduction to the great buildings and engineering marvels of Rome and its empire, with an emphasis on urban planning and individual monuments and their...

on Oct 18, 2011
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The Self Under Siege: Philosophy in the Twentieth Century

by Rick Roderick
on May 30, 2012
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Philosophy and Postmodern Culture

by Rick Roderick
on Jun 11, 2012
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Statistics 110: Probability

Statistics 110 (Probability), which has been taught at Harvard University by Joe Blitzstein (Professor of the Practice, Harvard Statistics Department) each year since 2006....

on Jun 20, 2012
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History

on Jun 21, 2012
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Environmental Politics and Law

Can law change human behavior to be less environmentally damaging? Law will be examined through case histories including: environmental effects of national security, pesticides,...

on Jun 22, 2012
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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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Hemingway, Fitzgerald, Faulkner

This course examines major works by Hemingway, Fitzgerald, and Faulkner, exploring their interconnections on three analytic scales: the macro history of the United States and the...

on Jun 25, 2012
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Ancient Israel

on Jul 05, 2012
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Partha Chatterjee on South Asian History

on Jul 04, 2012
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Justice: What's the Right Thing to Do?

Justice is one of the most popular courses in Harvard’s history, having taught more than 14,000 students over the course of two decades. In this course, Sandel challenges us...

on Jun 28, 2012
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The Self Under Siege: Philosophy in the Twentieth Century

by Rick Roderick
on May 30, 2012
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Views: 2,741
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Philosophy and Postmodern Culture

by Rick Roderick
on Jun 11, 2012
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Views: 1,827
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Statistics 110: Probability

Statistics 110 (Probability), which has been taught at Harvard University by Joe Blitzstein (Professor of the Practice, Harvard Statistics Department) each year since 2006....

on Jun 20, 2012
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Views: 2,494
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History

on Jun 21, 2012
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Environmental Politics and Law

Can law change human behavior to be less environmentally damaging? Law will be examined through case histories including: environmental effects of national security, pesticides,...

on Jun 22, 2012
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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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Hemingway, Fitzgerald, Faulkner

This course examines major works by Hemingway, Fitzgerald, and Faulkner, exploring their interconnections on three analytic scales: the macro history of the United States and the...

on Jun 25, 2012
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Views: 2,843
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Ancient Israel

on Jul 05, 2012
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Views: 6,540
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Partha Chatterjee on South Asian History

on Jul 04, 2012
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Views: 3,390
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Justice: What's the Right Thing to Do?

Justice is one of the most popular courses in Harvard’s history, having taught more than 14,000 students over the course of two decades. In this course, Sandel challenges us...

on Jun 28, 2012
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