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Ask civilization's most provocative questions. Meet its greatest minds. Learn from one of philosophy's best professors. If you could travel back in time and take one college course now, this would be it. With a goal of expanding the minds of lifelong learners, celebrated philosophy professor Kevin Corcoran engages thinkers from Descartes to David Foster Wallace to help you discover truth and tackle the big questions of our existence. Through this compelling 15-lecture course, you'll develop critical thinking skills that will bring clarity and focus to your daily life. Prof. Corcoran begins with Aristotle's maxim that "philosophy begins in wonder." After discussing the nature of...read more
Named one of America's top 300 professors by Princeton Review, Kevin Corcoran is an expert on consciousness and the philosophy of the mind. Translating complex topics into 12 accessible audio lectures, he’ll help you unlock the secrets of the human brain. Our world teems with the unexpected: marsupial wolves, carnivorous plants, flocks of starlings, and many more surprising phenomena. In this audio course, you’ll explore the most fascinating of these natural wonders: consciousness. Have you ever watched a fiery sunset or heard a Mozart concerto? Human beings could soak up such sights and sounds in the same predictable ways computers or car engines do. But our...read more