Charlemagne, the Holy Roman Empire, and the Carolingian Renaissance

The relationship between church and state is a powerful thread stitching the medieval era to modern history. Through this captivating course on Charlemagne, you can follow it back...

Benjamin Franklin: Made in America

Called the “First American” and credited with “Inventing America,” Benjamin Franklin lived a life that invites hyperbole. Few rival Franklin for his range of...

Nutrition 101: Understanding the Science and Practice of Eating Well

Join the award-winning professor who literally wrote the textbook on nutrition. In this course, Jamie Pope—a New York Times bestselling author, leading nutritionist, registered...

Cognition 101 How We Acquire Knowledge, Gain Understanding, and Make Decisions

Explore the fascinating processes of cognition with celebrated cognitive science professor Kathleen Marie Galotti. The author of two textbooks on cognition as well as the book...

Liberty Natural Rights and the American Constitution

Much of the political life of the United States takes the form of contests about rights. This passion for liberty was forged and stoked by the nation’s foundational documents:...

Understanding Your Brain and Mind

In Understanding Your Brain and Mind, you’ll hear from over 40 leading scientists with special insight into the title question. Among many others, you’ll meet luminaries such...

Thomas Merton on Franz Kafka

What is the function of the contemplative in the modern world?This question lies at the root of Thomas Merton’s extended contemplation of Franz Kafka’s dystopian novel, The...

Does Evil Disprove God?

How do you know whether there is a God?Whether you’re a believer or nonbeliever, you’ve undoubtedly struggled to understand the existence of evil in our world. Now, in light...

Wisdom from the World's Religions

Since the dawn of civilization, religion has shaped the human mind and experience. But until recently, the world’s religious traditions existed in different spheres, separated...

Does God Exist?

Does God exist? How do you justify your belief or unbelief to others? A delicate matter, you rarely have the occasion to fully explore these questions in daily life. Now, this...

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