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by Jeffrey Brenzel
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Dean Brenzel argues that not only can reading the great classics like Plato's Republic and Dante's Inferno enrich your education, it can actually make your life better.

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by Michio Kaku
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What if we could find one single equation that explains every force in the universe?

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by Jason Gots
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We surprise some of the world's brightest minds with ideas they're not at all prepared to discuss. With host Jason Gots and special guests Salman Rushdie, Mary-Louise Parker, Saul Williams, Henry Rollins, Bill Nye, George Takei, Maria Popova, Sam Harris, Junot Diaz, Maria Konnikova, and many more...

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by Leon Botstein
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Online Video (Free)

President Leon Botstein of Bard College steps boldly into the fray to answer one of the most enduring human questions: What is art?

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by Steven Pinker
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Online Video (Free)

How did humans acquire language? In this lecture, best-selling author Steven Pinker introduces you to linguistics, the evolution of spoken language, and the debate over the existence of an innate universal grammar.

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by Douglas Melton
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A century ago, people would suffer and die from what we now consider routine bacterial infections. With the discovery of penicillin, a miracle occurred where it became possible to cure people who previously had been left for dead.

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by Tamar Gendler
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Online Video (Free)

Who gets what and who says so? These two questions underlie and inform every social arrangement from the resolution of schoolyard squabbles to the meta-structure of human societies.

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by William Ackman
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Online Video (Free)

William Ackman: Everything You Need to Know About Finance and Investing in Under an Hour.

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by Tal Ben-Shahar
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A conversation with the author of "The Pursuit of Perfect" and "Happier."

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by Saul Levmore
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Online Video (Free)

In the study of economics, the big questions recapitulate the little ones. If you think about the cost of a chocolate chip cookie or how airline ticket pricing works and you do so rigorously with an inquisitive mind, you will soon enough gain insight into how the whole world really operates.

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