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Odyssey of the West IV - A Classic Education through the Great Books: Towards Enlightenment by Timothy B. Shutt

Odyssey of the West IV - A Classic Education through the Great Books: Towards Enlightenment

by Timothy B. Shutt


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The Odyssey of the West series addresses in chronological sequence the works that have shaped the ongoing development of Western thought both in its own right and in cultural dialogue with other traditions. Part four provides a close look at the period from the Renaissance to the Scientific Revolution and into the early Enlightenment. These lectures take in the immense variety and singular achievements that have helped mold our present societies.

Lecture 1 Machiavelli: The Prince

Lecture 2 Northern Humanism

Lecture 3 The Northern Renaissance in Art

Lecture 4 The Italian High Renaissance in Art

Lecture 5 The Reformation

Lecture 6 Exploration, The Hapsburg Empire and The Catholic Reformation; The Golden Age of Spain

Lecture 7 The Wars of Religion and Montaigne

Lecture 8 Shakespeare: King Lear

Lecture 9 Shakespeare: The Tempest

Lecture 10 Bacon and Descartes

Lecture 11 The Scientific Revolution

Lecture 12 The Dutch Golden Age

Lecture 13 Thomas Hobbes: Leviathan

Lecture 14 John Locke: Second Treatise on Government


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