The Modern Scholar: Odyssey of the West IV: A Classic Education through the Great Books: Towards Enlightenment

  • by Timothy Shutt, Fred E. Baumann, Thomas F. Madden
  • Narrated by Timothy Shutt, Fred E. Baumann, Thomas F. Madden
  • 8 hrs and 10 mins
  • Lecture

Publisher's Summary

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.

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It's a clear review of European history,.

It's a clear review of European history, that integrates historical events to make the causes and effects of the events clear, an tells a comprehensive story that makes history easier to access and engage with. It also helps in making sense of current events in context.
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Book Details

  • Release Date: 10-27-2008
  • Publisher: Recorded Books