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    • The History of Science: 1700-1900

    • By: Frederick Gregory, The Great Courses
    • Narrated by: Frederick Gregory
    • Length: 18 hrs and 16 mins
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    The scientific theories that were first discovered and made public in the years 1700-1900 are some of the most pivotal in history. Landmark theories of planetary motion, the workings of nature, and the speed of light were all ideas that took the world by storm. Now you can share in that story of discovery in a series of 36 lectures designed to give you a rock-solid understanding of the great discoveries of Newton, Darwin, Franklin, Pasteur, and so many others.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • My dream school would use these

    • By Juha on 06-22-14

    Regular price: $41.95

    • The Darwinian Revolution

    • By: Frederick Gregory, The Great Courses
    • Narrated by: Frederick Gregory
    • Length: 12 hrs and 7 mins
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    Published 150 years ago, Charles Darwin's On the Origin of Species - the text that introduced the world to natural selection - is among a handful of books that have changed the world. But the route to that status has been surprisingly circuitous and uncertain. Now, in 24 absorbing lectures by an award-winning teacher, you'll learn the remarkable story of Darwin's ideas, how scientists and religious leaders reacted to them, and the sea change in human thought that resulted.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Best lecture ever

    • By Bailey on 07-11-15

    Regular price: $34.95