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The Resource Books that have made history : books that can change your life, J. Rufus Fears

Books that have made history : books that can change your life, J. Rufus Fears

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Books that have made history : books that can change your life
Title
Books that have made history
Title remainder
books that can change your life
Statement of responsibility
J. Rufus Fears
Title variation
Books that can change your life
Creator
Contributor
Subject
Language
eng
Summary
Professor Fears, Professor of Classics at University of Oklahoma, presents his choices from some of the most essential writings in history, ranging in time from the 3rd millennium B.C. to the 20th century, and in locale from Mesopotamia and China to Europe and America. He focuses on intellectual history and ethics, taking underlying ideas of each great work and revealing how these ideas can be put to use in a moral and ethical life
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JPL
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1945-2012
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Fears, J. Rufus
Dewey number
011.73
Index
no index present
Literary form
non fiction
PerformerNote
Lecturer: J. Rufus Fears
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Series statement
Great courses
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  • Best books
  • Books and reading
Label
Books that have made history : books that can change your life, J. Rufus Fears
Instantiates
Publication
Note
Course Number 4600: 36 lectures (30 minutes/lecture)
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volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
  • Lecture 1. Bonhoeffer, "Letters and papers from prison" -- lecture 2. Homer, "Iliad" -- lecture 3. Marcus Aurelius, "Meditations" -- lecture 4. Bhagavad Gita -- lecture 5. Book of Exodus -- lecture 6. Gospel of Mark -- lecture 7. Koran -- lecture 8. Gilgamesh -- lecture 9. Beowulf -- lecture 10. Book of Job -- lecture 11. Aeschylus, "Oresteia" -- lecture 12. Euripides, "Bacchae."
  • Lecture 13. Plato, "Phaedo" -- lecture 14. Dante, "The Divine comedy" -- lecture 15. Shakespeare, "Othello, the Moor of Venice" -- lecture 16. Aeschylus, "Prometheus bound" -- lecture 17. Aleksandr Solzhenitsyn, "The Gulag archipelago" -- lecture 18. Shakespeare, "Julius Caesar" -- lecture 19. George Orwell, "1984" -- lecture 20. Vergil, "Aeneid" -- lecture 21. Pericles, "Oration" ; Lincoln, "Gettysburg address" -- lecture 22. Remarque, "All quiet on the western front" -- lecture 23. Confucius, "The Analects" -- lecture 24. Machiavelli, "The prince"
  • Lecture 25. Plato, "Republic" -- lecture 26. John Stuart Mill, "On liberty" -- lecture 27. Sir Thomas Malory, "Morte d'Arthur" -- lecture 28: Johann Wolfgang von Goethe, "Faust, part 1" -- lecture 29. Johann Wolfgang von Goethe, "Faust, part 2" -- lecture 30. Henry David Thoreau, "Walden" -- lecture 31. Gibbon, "Decline and fall of the Roman Empire" -- lecture 32. Lord Acton, "The history of freedom" -- lecture 33. Cicero, "On moral duties (De officiis)" -- lecture 34. Gandhi, "An autobiography" -- lecture 35. Churchill, "My early life; Painting as a pastime; WWII" -- lecture 36. Lessons from the great books
Control code
ocn873845186
Dimensions
19 cm +e 18 sound discs.
Extent
iv, 222 pages
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
Note
Pt. 1. Book - Pt. 2 v.1 CD - Pt. 2 v.2. CD - Pt. 2 v.3 CD.
System control number
  • 1146496
  • (Sirsi) o873845186
  • (OCoLC)873845186
Label
Books that have made history : books that can change your life, J. Rufus Fears
Publication
Note
Course Number 4600: 36 lectures (30 minutes/lecture)
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
  • Lecture 1. Bonhoeffer, "Letters and papers from prison" -- lecture 2. Homer, "Iliad" -- lecture 3. Marcus Aurelius, "Meditations" -- lecture 4. Bhagavad Gita -- lecture 5. Book of Exodus -- lecture 6. Gospel of Mark -- lecture 7. Koran -- lecture 8. Gilgamesh -- lecture 9. Beowulf -- lecture 10. Book of Job -- lecture 11. Aeschylus, "Oresteia" -- lecture 12. Euripides, "Bacchae."
  • Lecture 13. Plato, "Phaedo" -- lecture 14. Dante, "The Divine comedy" -- lecture 15. Shakespeare, "Othello, the Moor of Venice" -- lecture 16. Aeschylus, "Prometheus bound" -- lecture 17. Aleksandr Solzhenitsyn, "The Gulag archipelago" -- lecture 18. Shakespeare, "Julius Caesar" -- lecture 19. George Orwell, "1984" -- lecture 20. Vergil, "Aeneid" -- lecture 21. Pericles, "Oration" ; Lincoln, "Gettysburg address" -- lecture 22. Remarque, "All quiet on the western front" -- lecture 23. Confucius, "The Analects" -- lecture 24. Machiavelli, "The prince"
  • Lecture 25. Plato, "Republic" -- lecture 26. John Stuart Mill, "On liberty" -- lecture 27. Sir Thomas Malory, "Morte d'Arthur" -- lecture 28: Johann Wolfgang von Goethe, "Faust, part 1" -- lecture 29. Johann Wolfgang von Goethe, "Faust, part 2" -- lecture 30. Henry David Thoreau, "Walden" -- lecture 31. Gibbon, "Decline and fall of the Roman Empire" -- lecture 32. Lord Acton, "The history of freedom" -- lecture 33. Cicero, "On moral duties (De officiis)" -- lecture 34. Gandhi, "An autobiography" -- lecture 35. Churchill, "My early life; Painting as a pastime; WWII" -- lecture 36. Lessons from the great books
Control code
ocn873845186
Dimensions
19 cm +e 18 sound discs.
Extent
iv, 222 pages
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
Note
Pt. 1. Book - Pt. 2 v.1 CD - Pt. 2 v.2. CD - Pt. 2 v.3 CD.
System control number
  • 1146496
  • (Sirsi) o873845186
  • (OCoLC)873845186

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