Odyssey of the West: II a classic education through the great books : from Athens to Rome to the Gospels

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This course is an interdisciplinary series of connected lectures delivered by eminent scholars from several colleges and universities. Each professor addresses an area of personal expertise and focuses not only on the matter at hand, but on the larger story of the links between the works and the figures discussed. The lectures address in chronological sequence a series of major works that have shaped the ongoing development of Western thought both in their own right and in cultural dialogue with other traditions.
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table_of_contents Lecture 1. Thucydides's The Peloponnesian war -- Lecture 2. The rise and fall of Athens, early Greek philosophy, Xenophon -- Lecture 3. Plato's Euthyphro -- Lecture 4. Plato's Theatetus -- Lecture 5. Plato's Theory of forms -- Lecture 6. Aristotle's philosophic system -- Lecture 7. Aristotle's Ethics -- Lecture 8. Alexander of Macedon and the Graeco-Roman world -- Lecture 9. Virgil's Aeneid -- Lecture 10. Ovid's Metamorphoses -- Lecture 11. Roman art and engineering -- Lecture 12. Plotinus and Neoplatonism -- Lecture 13. The Christian Bible: the Gospels -- Lecture 14. The Christian Bible: Acts and Epistles of St. Paul.
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title Odyssey of the West II a classic education through the great books : from Athens to Rome to the Gospels
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title_short Odyssey of the West
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title_sub II a classic education through the great books : from Athens to Rome to the Gospels