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    • The Philosopher's Toolkit: How to Be the Most Rational Person in Any Room

    • By: Patrick Grim, The Great Courses
    • Narrated by: Patrick Grim
    • Length: 12 hrs and 2 mins
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    Taught by award-winning Professor Patrick Grim of the State University of New York at Stony Brook, The Philosopher’s Toolkit: How to Be the Most Rational Person in Any Room arms you against the perils of bad thinking and supplies you with an arsenal of strategies to help you be more creative, logical, inventive, realistic, and rational in all aspects of your daily life. 

    Regular price: $34.95

    • Philosophy of Mind: Brains, Consciousness, and Thinking Machines

    • By: Patrick Grim, The Great Courses
    • Narrated by: Patrick Grim
    • Length: 12 hrs and 30 mins
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    The quest to understand the mind has motivated some of history's most profound thinkers. But only in our own time are we beginning to see the true complexity of this quest, as today's philosophers draw on the latest evidence from neuroscience, psychology, artificial intelligence, linguistics, and other fields to probe deeply into the inner workings of the mind.

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    • Stellar Course!

    • By Douglas on 08-25-13

    Regular price: $34.95

    • Mind-Body Philosophy

    • By: Patrick Grim, The Great Courses
    • Narrated by: Patrick Grim
    • Length: 12 hrs and 22 mins
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    How is it that our brain creates all the subjective experiences of our lives every single day - the experiences we call reality? That is the mind-body problem. In Mind-Body Philosophy, Professor Patrick Grim of the State University of New York at Stony Brook leads an intellectually exhilarating tour through millennia of philosophy and science addressing one of life's greatest conundrums. But you won't just be a spectator as Dr. Grim engages and encourages each of us to come to our own conclusions.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Another Great Courses Homerun!

    • By Mike on 01-24-17

    Regular price: $34.95

    • Questions of Value

    • By: Patrick Grim, The Great Courses
    • Narrated by: Patrick Grim
    • Length: 12 hrs and 16 mins
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    We live in a world seemingly dedicated to questions of fact and finance. What should I invest in? What school district is the house in? But the fundamental questions of our lives are actually questions of value: What makes life worth living? Are there values that transcend cultural differences? Is all value subjective?

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Captivating

    • By M. Conneely on 03-16-15

    Regular price: $34.95