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Can You Ever Really Know Another Person?
Poets and philosophers have long recognized that we are -- in some ultimate sense -- mysterious to each other. Can you ever really know another person? What about your family members, your best friends, the people you love the most? Have you ever felt betrayed, tricked, or even just misunderstood by others? How do we explain this bizarre human phenomenon? Why is it so hard to get to know people? And, if we cannot really, fully know one another, how do we trust each other?
This was, not incidentally, one of Shakespeare's great questions -- the central theme to most of his major dramatic works. It's also a fundamental human question that we all must eventually confront.
But here's the thing...
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The Woman Who Invented the MULTIVERSE
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It's been popularized by Marvel movies, but the Multiverse is actually a very old idea. Multiverse theory can be traced at least as far back as the seventeenth century and theories about the infinite character of the universe. This video focuses on Margaret Cavendish, the Duchess of Newcastle, a seventeenth-century aristocrat who was also a novelist, scientist and philosopher. Her novel, The De...
Great Books Where to Begin Reading
Рет қаралды 363Ай бұрын
Do you want to read the Great Books, but you don't know where to start? This video will help you figure out where to begin reading the Great Books. My focus here is on the great books of the Western Tradition, or the Western World though there are great books in many traditions from around the world. This is an introduction, a starting place, a point from which you can begin a lifelong journey ...
What to Read Next | Book Recommendations
Рет қаралды 176Ай бұрын
"What should I read next?" Classic and contemporary novels that might change the way you look at the world and even yourself. We're often looking for novels to read, but we don't to waste our precious reading time. We want the best novels to read great books, great works of art that will challenge us and open our minds! In this video I highlight some of the best novels I've ever read, some of t...
What Are the Liberal Arts?
Рет қаралды 228Ай бұрын
What Are the Liberal Arts? The "Liberal" in Liberal Arts is related to Liberty. The liberal arts constitute the kind of study necessary for free thought and free citizenship. They teach you to think for yourself and help you to challenge assumptions and premises of human life even the most fundamental premises of your own culture or community! #LiberalArts #Education #shorts
Paradise Lost: Eve, Equality & Feminism
Рет қаралды 3682 ай бұрын
John Milton's epic Paradise Lost is a poetic exploration of equality and feminism. The focus of this exploration is Eve. Milton's Eve is one of the most enigmatic and controversial characters in all of literature. At times Paradise Lost seems to be awash in sexism: Eve is praised for her submissiveness and her obedience to Adam. At other times, if we read carefully, we see signs that Eve is a f...
Machiavelli - THE PRINCE | Great Books Prof Podcast
Рет қаралды 6432 ай бұрын
Machiavelli's The Prince is one of the most important works of political theory every written. But is it also a work of pure evil? Machiavelli has developed a reputation as a teacher of evil because what Machiavelli says in the prince is striking: he is an apologist for tyrants and advises treachery and betrayal when advantageous. However, a careful reading of Machiavelli's The Prince reveals t...
Machiavelli The Prince: Love or Fear?
Рет қаралды 9933 ай бұрын
Is it better to be loved or feared? This is a famous question posed by political theorist Niccolò Machiavelli. Machiavelli argued in his infamous work The Prince that a leader who can elicit both love and fear from the people is the most secure ruler of all, but if the prince has to choose between love and fear, he should choose fear! Fear Machiavelli argues is much more reliable than the peopl...
Paradise Lost: God vs. Satan | Great Books Prof Podcast
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Paradise Lost, an epic poem by John Milton is arguably the greatest poem written in English. What is Paradise Lost about? Paradise Lost tells the story of the Garden of Eden, God's creation of humanity, Eve's temptation by Satan and Adam's subsequent temptation by Eve. It also tells the story of the War in Heaven, when Satan rebelled against God and fell to Hell. Paradise Lost is an extraordina...
Paradise Lost Book 4 | Milton's Heretical? Ploughman Simile
Рет қаралды 1703 ай бұрын
Book IV of Paradise Lost by John Milton contains a famous simile generally called the "ploughman simile" or sometimes "the doubtful ploughman simile." Paradise lost is famously filled with conundrums and perplexities: the ploughman simile is one of them. In the ploughman simile which occurs when Satan faces off against Gabriel and a host of angels, God is seemingly compared to a ploughman who d...
Essay Writing -- Don't Talk About Your Feelings #shorts
Рет қаралды 2133 ай бұрын
Essay Writing Tip: Don't Talk About Your Feelings! When you're writing an essay, analyzing a text or critiquing an argument, how you feel about that text or argument is not very persuasive evidence. It's rhetorically much more powerful in an essay to say something IS the case. That's better than saying YOU FEEL something is the case. Emphasizing your feelings adds unnecessary qualifications to ...
Why Study The Liberal Arts? #shorts #liberalarts
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Why study the liberal arts? What are the liberal arts? Why do the liberal arts matter? Let me explain in 55 seconds.
The Secret to Self Knowledge
Рет қаралды 2553 ай бұрын
How to gain self knowledge is perhaps the great challenge of all our lives! Most people at some point in their lives want to know how to acquire self knowledge. We ask questions like "Who am I?" or "What is my purpose?" It is a great mystery why we are puzzles to ourselves, why it is so hard for us to know ourselves? How do I understand myself? Shouldn't I understand myself automatically? Why d...
Foucault Discipline and Punish
Рет қаралды 2,4 М.4 ай бұрын
Michel Foucault's Discipline and Punish is challenging. Here is a summary of the first part of the book. Foucault makes an important argument in Discipline and Punish. He gives us two main insights at the beginning of Discipline and Punish: first, that modes of punishment change throughout history, and second, that studying criminal justice can teach us about power formations. Discipline and Pu...
Shakespeare's THE TEMPEST: An Introduction
Рет қаралды 2054 ай бұрын
In this introduction to The Tempest by William Shakespeare we discuss the events of Act 1, as well as some of the major themes in The Tempest. Shakespeare's sorcerer Prospero is trapped on an island with his daughter Miranda as well as the resentful and mistreated Caliban and the spirit Ariel both of whom Prospero has enslaved. The Tempest is the last play Shakespeare wrote, it is one of his La...
The Truth About Witchcraft in Renaissance England
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The Truth About Witchcraft in Renaissance England
Passive Voice and Leadership FAILS
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Passive Voice and Leadership FAILS
Shakespeare's MACBETH & Politics Great Books Prof Podcast
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Shakespeare's MACBETH & Politics Great Books Prof Podcast
How FACEBOOK Became a Government
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How FACEBOOK Became a Government
Who Is Eumaeus? | Homer's Odyssey Book 14 Summary
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Who Is Eumaeus? | Homer's Odyssey Book 14 Summary
STRANGE BUT TRUE! Triangles at the End of the World #shorts
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STRANGE BUT TRUE! Triangles at the End of the World #shorts
The Philosophy of Triangles #shorts
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The Philosophy of Triangles #shorts
Machiavelli DISCOURSES ON LIVY Great Books Prof Podcast
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Machiavelli DISCOURSES ON LIVY Great Books Prof Podcast
Can BAD People Make GOOD Art?
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Can BAD People Make GOOD Art?
Comma Splice Explained #shorts
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Comma Splice Explained #shorts
Shakespeare's Sister #shorts
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Shakespeare's Sister #shorts
Francis Fukuyama and The End of History
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Francis Fukuyama and The End of History
The Picture of Dorian Gray Oscar Wilde #shorts
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The Picture of Dorian Gray Oscar Wilde #shorts
What SHAKESPEARE Can Teach You
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What SHAKESPEARE Can Teach You
Not Every Book Is A Novel #shorts
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Not Every Book Is A Novel #shorts
Foucault Power and Knowledge
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Foucault Power and Knowledge
Francis Fukuyama and The End of History
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Francis Fukuyama and The End of History
Hannah Arendt Eichmann in Jerusalem
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Hannah Arendt Eichmann in Jerusalem
Hannah Arendt On Violence: The Opposite of Power
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Hannah Arendt On Violence: The Opposite of Power
The Banality of Evil | Hannah Arendt
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The Banality of Evil | Hannah Arendt
Plato's Gorgias, What Does Gorgias Teach?
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Plato's Gorgias, What Does Gorgias Teach?
Hannah Arendt Truth and Politics
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Hannah Arendt Truth and Politics
Homer's Odyssey Calypso and Nausicaa
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Homer's Odyssey Calypso and Nausicaa
Plato's Gorgias: The Life of Pleasure
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Plato's Gorgias: The Life of Pleasure
Odysseus and the Cyclops | Homer's Odyssey Book 9 Summary
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Odysseus and the Cyclops | Homer's Odyssey Book 9 Summary
Foucault Discipline and Punish
Рет қаралды 2,4 М.4 ай бұрын
Michel Foucault's Discipline and Punish is challenging. Here is a summary of the first part of the book. Foucault makes an important argument in Discipline and Punish. He gives us two main insights at the beginning of Discipline and Punish: first, that modes of punishment change throughout history, and second, that studying criminal justice can teach us about power formations. Discipline and Pu...
Introduction to Great Books
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Introduction to Great Books
Aristotle: How to Be Happy
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Aristotle: How to Be Happy
Hannah Arendt What Is Authority? Between Past and Future
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Hannah Arendt What Is Authority? Between Past and Future
Why Do We Study SHAKESPEARE?
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Why Do We Study SHAKESPEARE?
Homer's Odyssey: The Death of Agamemnon
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Homer's Odyssey: The Death of Agamemnon
King Lear The Nature Problem
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King Lear The Nature Problem
Aristotle: The 3 Types of Friendships #shorts
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Aristotle: The 3 Types of Friendships #shorts
Toni Morrison's Beloved: Haunted by the Ghosts of History
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Toni Morrison's Beloved: Haunted by the Ghosts of History
Epic Similes | What's An Epic Simile? | Homeric Simile
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Epic Similes | What's An Epic Simile? | Homeric Simile
Never Let Me Go & Philosophy | Kazuo Ishiguro
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Never Let Me Go & Philosophy | Kazuo Ishiguro
Not Every Book Is A Novel #shorts
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Not Every Book Is A Novel #shorts
King Lear Act 1 Scene 1: Lear's Love Game Explained!
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King Lear Act 1 Scene 1: Lear's Love Game Explained!
When Did Homer Live? #shorts
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When Did Homer Live? #shorts
Shakespeare's Unhappy Marriage #shorts
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Shakespeare's Unhappy Marriage #shorts
Common Essay Mistakes
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Common Essay Mistakes
Machiavelli The Prince: Love or Fear?
Рет қаралды 9933 ай бұрын
Is it better to be loved or feared? This is a famous question posed by political theorist Niccolò Machiavelli. Machiavelli argued in his infamous work The Prince that a leader who can elicit both love and fear from the people is the most secure ruler of all, but if the prince has to choose between love and fear, he should choose fear! Fear Machiavelli argues is much more reliable than the peopl...
Francis Bacon The Great Instauration
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Francis Bacon The Great Instauration
Machiavelli DISCOURSES ON LIVY Great Books Prof Podcast
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Machiavelli DISCOURSES ON LIVY Great Books Prof Podcast
George Grant On Technology -- Machines Are More Than Tools! #shorts
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George Grant On Technology Machines Are More Than Tools! #shorts

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  • Great Books Prof
    Great Books Prof 3 күн бұрын

    Why are human beings so MYSTERIOUS? Check out this video next! 👇 kzclip.net/video/fPQLvVeSG5I/бейне.html

  • Great Books Prof
    Great Books Prof 3 күн бұрын

    Understanding yourself is COMPLICATED! Check out this video next! 👇kzclip.net/video/iELBpHAVhLE/бейне.html

  • Lynn Neumann
    Lynn Neumann 4 күн бұрын

    Good video. You have an interesting way of presenting your ideas.

  • Jovan Alvarado
    Jovan Alvarado 4 күн бұрын

    This video has helped me so much with my project, this made it easier to understand and made me 100% Thank you so much!!

    • Great Books Prof
      Great Books Prof 4 күн бұрын

      That’s great to hear! Glad you found it helpful. Good luck with your studies!

  • Ana
    Ana 4 күн бұрын

    This channel is so underrated... I love watching your videos <3 Keep it up!

    • Great Books Prof
      Great Books Prof 4 күн бұрын

      Hi Ana! That’s so nice to hear. I’m glad you enjoy them. Thanks for watching!

  • tom cousins
    tom cousins 4 күн бұрын

    You are totally wrong. Demonising others will not excuse you from being evil. You have to accept that ordinary people, living ordinary lives can produce evil results. I’ve seen so many of these, I’m a good person, we’re good people, we could never do that kind of thing, videos. All the evil committed in the world was done by good people.

  • Yuvrani Sahay
    Yuvrani Sahay 5 күн бұрын

    Thank you! Thank you! Thank you!

    • Great Books Prof
      Great Books Prof 5 күн бұрын

      You’re welcome! You’re welcome! You’re welcome!

  • Sachin Sharma
    Sachin Sharma 6 күн бұрын

    References to Multiverse and Cosmic creation are found in Puranas of Hindus as well, which are around 5000 years old. It’s really mind boggling.

  • bustinjieber
    bustinjieber 7 күн бұрын

    Man, Foucault is hard to understand.

  • Kovacek Mitch
    Kovacek Mitch 8 күн бұрын

    Awesome video! but.. feedback is weak, few comments.. As for me, you need a target audience. Without help, it will take a long time, but you can try g e t 4 v i e w s OR maybe u t i f y for real views!

  • altin mares
    altin mares 8 күн бұрын

    Please post more videos about - Aristotle Rhetoric

  • fireinthehole
    fireinthehole 9 күн бұрын

    Excellent video!

  • Rinny Fleet
    Rinny Fleet 10 күн бұрын

    Hey Prof! I haven't commented before (I always seem to be on the wrong account). I've been going through the Great Books on my own and find your videos helpful and, importantly, for me, clear. I'm an educator myself, and love your approach. I show some of your videos to my students (I teach Grades 11-13) when the themes or books come up in discussions. This video though, I love love love this video :) I haven't heard of this book before this vid and I've just placed it in my reading list. Wanted to tell you I appreciate your channel, and look forward to each new video :)

    • Rinny Fleet
      Rinny Fleet 10 күн бұрын

      @Great Books Prof ​ @Great Books Prof Indeed they do (find them helpful)! Some have gone on to pick up some of the books as well. That's always a win in my books (haha) in a world seemingly obsessed with STEM! The older students especially like your political philosophy playlist, possibly because of its immediate relevance to our world. Thanks for doing what you do! :)

    • Great Books Prof
      Great Books Prof 10 күн бұрын

      Hi Rinny! What a kind and generous comment! Thank you so much! I’m flattered you share the videos with your students. I hope they find them helpful. I’m glad you liked this one. The middle part of Cavendish’s book can be kind of a slog but the beginning and the ending are so interesting in terms of the history of science and early modern gender politics. Thanks for watching!

  • Javier Gomez
    Javier Gomez 10 күн бұрын

    Great video as always! I would just like to give my two cents. 1. Maybe change your tag to great prof of books :) As a fellow lecturer, of business and economics however, I tip my hat to your style. 2. One similar approach is found with a great book named El Aleph from Borges in 1945. 3. I feel your pain, I went through the same rabbit hole during the pandemic. It however led me to an outstanding and for me life changing book, Chaos from James Glieck. 4. From a scientific perspective, the way I understand it, is that multiverse theory is an interpretation or continuation of an interpretation of an empirical findng in quantum mechanichs (copenhagen interpretation). Neither has been proven. 5. I love that this video is, as I see it non-linear!! 6. In the life of the mind, Hannah Arendt states the world has forgotten about metaphysics, but perhaps we should embrace this again as a mental exercise. I wish that this could be true so that in conjunction with other factors, hopefully we can finally have intellectual powerhouses again. The recent argumentations pertaining to the war in Ukraine for example of Chomsky, but also of some Germa "intellectuals" are so cringy, I wish I would live in another less ignorant planet. Thanks for your videos and have a great weekend.

    • Javier Gomez
      Javier Gomez 10 күн бұрын

      @Great Books Prof thanks for your response! Personally I have tons of reasons to be attracted to science. I think quantum mechanics in particular is so strange it sparks our imagination. This leads to several "stories" some of which are just plain profiteering like what I consider the dark side of book authors such as Deepak Chopra who affirms his readers aging is a choice and uses QM to "support" his claims. The harsh reality is we don't know tons of things about the universe. I mean, we have a very rudimentary knowledge of our own brain. As I see it, we are still much closer to philosophy than pure knowledge, if that is even attainable. I think von Neumann explains it best in a quote, "If people do not believe that mathematics [models] is simple, it is only because they do not realize how complicated life is." One of my macro econ lecturers gave us a list of novels to read, for example The Bonfire of the Vanities and A Connecticut Yankee in King Arthur's Court as complements to understanding the topic. I guess these should provide meaning without commiting the mistake of defining things. Have a great weekend and looking forward to your next video.

    • Great Books Prof
      Great Books Prof 10 күн бұрын

      Javier! Nice to hear from you again. Thanks for the book recommendations. Yes, that was my sense of the science too, though I’m very much out of my element. A couple of times I read people saying that the existence of the multiverse would explain a number of other unanswered problems in theoretical physics, but there isn’t really much solid evidence for its existence. At least as far as I understand. Along the way I got interested in the Multiverse story. Why are we so drawn to this idea and these stories? I also find it very interesting how close physics gets to philosophy once the questions get big enough.

  • ARCHAK GORAI
    ARCHAK GORAI 11 күн бұрын

    More nuence and more robust account of nature

  • ARCHAK GORAI
    ARCHAK GORAI 11 күн бұрын

    Love game appears to absurd

  • ARCHAK GORAI
    ARCHAK GORAI 11 күн бұрын

    Shakespeare motivea are not wholy correct

  • ARCHAK GORAI
    ARCHAK GORAI 11 күн бұрын

    Confuse unatural with natural order

  • ARCHAK GORAI
    ARCHAK GORAI 11 күн бұрын

    Overestimation of narure

  • ARCHAK GORAI
    ARCHAK GORAI 11 күн бұрын

    Reductive account of nature

  • ARCHAK GORAI
    ARCHAK GORAI 11 күн бұрын

    Unnatural

  • ARCHAK GORAI
    ARCHAK GORAI 11 күн бұрын

    Non neogoitable and some are f

  • ARCHAK GORAI
    ARCHAK GORAI 11 күн бұрын

    Laws of physics is stricter

  • ARCHAK GORAI
    ARCHAK GORAI 11 күн бұрын

    How free exactly should be

  • ARCHAK GORAI
    ARCHAK GORAI 11 күн бұрын

    Rules are flexible

  • ARCHAK GORAI
    ARCHAK GORAI 11 күн бұрын

    Sudden blirryness while describing nature

  • ARCHAK GORAI
    ARCHAK GORAI 11 күн бұрын

    What limitations this nature puts on us

  • ARCHAK GORAI
    ARCHAK GORAI 11 күн бұрын

    What is natural human

  • Danny A
    Danny A 11 күн бұрын

    cool video! thank you.

  • WILLOW WAINWRIGHT
    WILLOW WAINWRIGHT 12 күн бұрын

    Gaia was the garden...and Eve is in Divine Witness Protection

  • WILLOW WAINWRIGHT
    WILLOW WAINWRIGHT 12 күн бұрын

    Maybe some oppression might be productive

  • WILLOW WAINWRIGHT
    WILLOW WAINWRIGHT 12 күн бұрын

    Yes l w ould be flexible for a lesson

  • WILLOW WAINWRIGHT
    WILLOW WAINWRIGHT 12 күн бұрын

    You have the Machiavellian touch

    • Great Books Prof
      Great Books Prof 12 күн бұрын

      That might be a bad thing! 😂 Thanks, Willow!

  • Shadi Na
    Shadi Na 13 күн бұрын

    That was great. I've just started to read the book and it really helped my desire to finish it. Thanks

    • Great Books Prof
      Great Books Prof 13 күн бұрын

      Wonderful! It can be a challenging book to get through. Happy to hear you enjoyed the video. Thank you!

  • J H
    J H 15 күн бұрын

    Seems like _Power_ is being postulated through a lens of energy relationship. As in, kinetic vs potential and the steamroller affect of Power when executed kinetically?

  • Qazi Arshad
    Qazi Arshad 16 күн бұрын

    Watch this video also kzclip.net/video/LyefL5y6fXQ/бейне.html

  • Dan Hogan
    Dan Hogan 16 күн бұрын

    I’ve taught this book several times. I’ve always taught the divine right of kings interpretation, not as what Shakespeare believed, but rather a philosophical interrogation of that philosophy… with witches.

    • Dan Hogan
      Dan Hogan 15 күн бұрын

      @Great Books Prof Shakespeare loved to turn the sacred cows of the day into hamburger, didn't he? And yet he does so in a way that always has plausible deniability and a wink and a nod.

    • Great Books Prof
      Great Books Prof 16 күн бұрын

      I think that’s basically my read on it too. Kind of a ballsy play that way because King James was a big believer in Divine Right.

  • fieldday07
    fieldday07 17 күн бұрын

    surprise! CCP and Putin is back and rivals to the western liberal democracy model has revived, not only in political systems, but in military, economic, technology arenas. History is not dead!

  • Sarah T
    Sarah T 19 күн бұрын

    Thank you so much for this video. I am brazillian and was abble to understand everythind you said, your diccion is relly refined but easy to understand. Your videos helps me a lot in my University works, so Thanks, keep going

    • Great Books Prof
      Great Books Prof 18 күн бұрын

      Hi Sarah, You're very welcome! Thank you very much for the comment. I'm glad you found the videos helpful. Good luck with your school work!

  • cybersquire
    cybersquire 20 күн бұрын

    Thanks for sharing! We always focus on the ‘Bard’ and not the man.

    • Great Books Prof
      Great Books Prof 20 күн бұрын

      Yes. Partly because we know so little about him relatively speaking. One of the most studied people in history and much of his life remains mysterious.

  • Kaustubh .Tiwari
    Kaustubh .Tiwari 21 күн бұрын

    awesome channel

  • Thanasis Rks
    Thanasis Rks 21 күн бұрын

    How about an system where an Artificial Intelligence is in power

  • Pito
    Pito 21 күн бұрын

    ❤❤❤

  • Emmy Lizzeth
    Emmy Lizzeth 21 күн бұрын

    I prefer fear

  • Alanispocahontas
    Alanispocahontas 21 күн бұрын

    Love this!🥰 thank you

  • Art Music
    Art Music 22 күн бұрын

    Authorities are servants; If they do our bidding then we’re pleased. Good Authority, good boy, do your job. Thanks

  • Art Music
    Art Music 22 күн бұрын

    People want so called “authorities” to do there bidding not tell them what to do. Public authorities and their bureaucrats are “servants.” Unfortunately haha… forgotten. Just a thought. Thanks

  • Aaron Poley
    Aaron Poley 22 күн бұрын

    If you have to ask whether it's the greatest American novel of the 20th century, it's probably not, at least for you.

  • Khotso Moea
    Khotso Moea 22 күн бұрын

    Thank so much for this, it's really insightful

    • Great Books Prof
      Great Books Prof 22 күн бұрын

      You’re very welcome. It’s a challenging but rewarding endeavour, I think.