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On Orientalism

Edward Said discusses the themes of his classic work "orientalism", its implications and its place in the modern world.

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Modernity, Secularity & Islam

Talal Asad - Oxford-educated noted anthropologist and author of the acclaimed "Formations of the Secular: Christianity,...

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Modernity, Secularity & Islam - 2

Talal Asad - Oxford-educated noted anthropologist and author of the acclaimed "Formations of the Secular: Christianity,...

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Talal Asad - Oxford-educated noted anthropologist and author of the acclaimed "Formations of the Secular: Christianity,...

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Literary Theory: Lecture 3 - Ways In and Out of the Hermeneutic Circle

Lecture Description In this lecture, Professor Paul Fry examines acts of reading and interpretation by way of the theory...

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Literary Theory: Lecture 8 - Semiotics and Structuralism

Lecture Description In this lecture, Professor Paul Fry explores the semiotics movement through the work of its founding...

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Literary Theory: Lecture 25 - Reflections

Lecture Description In this final lecture on literary theory, Professor Paul Fry revisits the relationship between langu...

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Literary Theory: Lecture 5 - The Idea of the Autonomous Artwork

Lecture Description In this lecture, Professor Paul Fry explores the origins of formalist literary criticism. Considerab...

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Chance Conversations: An Interview with Merce Cunningham and John Cage

In the spring of 1981, during a residency at the Walker Art Center in Minneapolis, Minnesota, choreographer Merce Cunnin...

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Buddhist Documentary REL101 Course

A brief look into the Buddhist community at Syracuse University and the city area. Interviews with Karen Nezelek and Car...

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Evidence Against the Classical Model

This simple apparatus may be the first evidence that it is possible to break the First Law of Thermodynamics. To which I...

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France Since 1871: Centralized State and Republic (Lecture 3 of 24)

HIST 276: France Since 1871Lecture 3 - Centralized State and RepublicOverview:Despite various attempts at reform, France...

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The American Revolution: Heroes and Villains (Lecture 14 of 25)

HIST 116: The American RevolutionLecture 14 - Heroes and VillainsOverview:In this lecture, Professor Freeman discusses B...

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Introduction to Political Philosophy: Socratic Citizenship: Plato's Crito (Lecture 3 of 24)

PLSC 114: Introduction to Political PhilosophyLecture 3 - Socratic Citizenship: Plato, CritoOverview:In the Apology, Soc...

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Introduction to Theory of Literature: Russian Formalism (Lecture 7 of 26)

ENGL 300: Introduction to Theory of LiteratureLecture 7 - Russian FormalismOverview:In this lecture, Professor Paul Fry...

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Introduction to Theory of Literature: Configurative Reading (Lecture 4 of 26)

ENGL 300: Introduction to Theory of LiteratureLecture 4 - Configurative ReadingOverview:The discussion of Gadamer and Hi...

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Death: The nature of persons: dualism vs. physicalism (Lecture 2 of 26)

PHIL 176: DeathLecture 2 - The nature of persons: dualism vs. physicalismOverview:Professor Kagan discusses the two main...

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Introduction to Ancient Greek History: The Rise of the Polis (Lecture 4 of 24)

CLCV 205: Introduction to Ancient Greek History Lecture 4 - The Rise of the Polis   Overview   In this lectur...

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The American Novel Since 1945: Richard Wright, Black Boy (Lecture 2 of 26)

ENGL 291: The American Novel Since 1945Lecture 2 - Richard Wright, Black BoyOverview:Professor Amy Hungerford continues...

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France Since 1871: The Paris Commune and Its Legacy (Lecture 2 of 24)

HIST 276: France Since 1871Lecture 2 - The Paris Commune and Its LegacyOverview:The Paris Commune of 1871 remained a pot...

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Are Challenges FacedBy Business Owners Too Tough To Handle? 5 Ways We Find Out

Business owners are at the forefront of whatever ups and downs the businesses go through. No matter the size or type of...

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What is the importance of culture in the field of sociology?

There is no point of denying this attribute that sociology does have a huge role in the development of culture. Accordin...

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Self-Lifting Lever Experiment

This video serves as a stipulation. Some physicists have said that they do not believe in levers which lift their own fu...

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The Master Angle: An Elementary Discovery

I am writing as someone with special interest in the area of elementary physics. Recently, on July 3rd, 2014, I made a d...

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Foundations: Freud - Yale Lectures

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Evidence Against the Classical Model

This simple apparatus may be the first evidence that it is possible to break the First Law of Thermodynamics. To which I...

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2012 Anisfield-Wolf award ceremony

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Less Than Human

Presentation at La Ciudad de las Ideas

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Less Than Human

Presentation at 2012 G20 summit

by David Livingstone Smith
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Excerpts from Man's First War

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On Orientalism

Edward Said discusses the themes of his classic work "orientalism", its implications and its place in the modern world.

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Modernity, Secularity & Islam

Talal Asad - Oxford-educated noted anthropologist and author of the acclaimed "Formations of the Secular: Christianity,...

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Modernity, Secularity & Islam - 2

Talal Asad - Oxford-educated noted anthropologist and author of the acclaimed "Formations of the Secular: Christianity,...

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Modernity, Secularity & Islam - 3

Talal Asad - Oxford-educated noted anthropologist and author of the acclaimed "Formations of the Secular: Christianity,...

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Literary Theory: Lecture 3 - Ways In and Out of the Hermeneutic Circle

Lecture Description In this lecture, Professor Paul Fry examines acts of reading and interpretation by way of the theory...

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Literary Theory: Lecture 8 - Semiotics and Structuralism

Lecture Description In this lecture, Professor Paul Fry explores the semiotics movement through the work of its founding...

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Literary Theory: Lecture 25 - Reflections

Lecture Description In this final lecture on literary theory, Professor Paul Fry revisits the relationship between langu...

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Literary Theory: Lecture 5 - The Idea of the Autonomous Artwork

Lecture Description In this lecture, Professor Paul Fry explores the origins of formalist literary criticism. Considerab...

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Chance Conversations: An Interview with Merce Cunningham and John Cage

In the spring of 1981, during a residency at the Walker Art Center in Minneapolis, Minnesota, choreographer Merce Cunnin...

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Buddhist Documentary REL101 Course

A brief look into the Buddhist community at Syracuse University and the city area. Interviews with Karen Nezelek and Car...

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Crisis in the Classics

  For a related article see "Crisis in the Classics" by Sheldon Pollock: http://www.academicroom.com/art...

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Introduction to Ancient Greek History: Introduction (Lecture 1 of 24)

CLCV 205: Introduction to Ancient Greek History Lecture 1 - Introduction   Overview:   Professor Donald Kagan...

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Introduction to Ancient Greek History: The Dark Ages (Lecture 2 of 24)

CLCV 205: Introduction to Ancient Greek History Lecture 2 - The Dark Ages   Overview:   In this lecture, Profe...

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Introduction to Ancient Greek History: The Dark Ages (cont.) (Lecture 3 of 24)

CLCV 205: Introduction to Ancient Greek History Lecture 3 - The Dark Ages (cont.)   Overview:   In this lectur...

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Introduction to Ancient Greek History: The Rise of the Polis (Lecture 4 of 24)

CLCV 205: Introduction to Ancient Greek History Lecture 4 - The Rise of the Polis   Overview   In this lectur...

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Introduction to Ancient Greek History: The Rise of the Polis (cont.) (Lecture 5 of 24)

CLCV 205: Introduction to Ancient Greek History Lecture 5 - The Rise of the Polis (cont.)   Overview:   In th...

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Introduction to Ancient Greek History: The Greek "Renaissance" - Colonization and Tyranny (Lecture 6 of 24)

CLCV 205: Introduction to Ancient Greek History Lecture 6 - The Greek "Renaissance" - Colonization and Tyranny   O...

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Introduction to Ancient Greek History: The Greek "Renaissance" - Colonization and Tyranny (cont.) (Lecture 7 of 24)

CLCV 205: Introduction to Ancient Greek History Lecture 7 - The Greek "Renaissance" - Colonization and Tyranny (cont.)...

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Introduction to Ancient Greek History: Sparta (Lecture 8 of 24)

CLCV 205: Introduction to Ancient Greek History Lecture 8 - Sparta   Overview:   In this lecture, Professor Do...

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Introduction to Ancient Greek History: Sparta (cont.) (Lecture 9 of 24)

CLCV 205: Introduction to Ancient Greek History Lecture 9 - Sparta (cont.)   Overview:   In this lecture, Pro...

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