The lecturer gives an amazing overview of the meaning of life from early Greeks to modernity. Each set is historical and then philosophical by turn. The ways of thinking of our lives are ably and interestingly compared by the lecturer. I was often thrilled by the parallels between the ideas. This is an excellent series for philosophy that isn't overwhelming (mostly).
Listened to it on my own, then turned around and played it with teenagers for a long car ride. They loved it too.
Someone who is interested in psychology using this as the very first introduction. The lecturer did a fantastic job with voice modulation and enthusiasm, so I waited a long time for it to improve.
The course sounds fascinating, but it doesn't even go into the depth of a high school biology course when evoking biological explanations. The psychology and neurology were of similar disappointments
Disappointment in the level and material
The Great Courses typically provide a great college lecture set finding a good level of depth and interest. One lump of coal in the diamonds.
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