21H.433 The Age of Reason: Europe in the 18th and 19th Centuries (MIT)
Has there ever been an "Age of Reason?" In the western tradition, one might make claims for various moments during Antiquity, the Middle Ages, and the Renaissance. In this class, however, we will focus on the two and a half centuries between 1600 and 1850, a period when insights first developed in the natural sciences and mathematics were seized upon by social theorists, institutional reformers and political revolutionaries who sought to change themselves and the society in which they lived. Thr
CCA CONNECTS (A California College of the Arts Student Externship Program)
"CCA CONNECTS" Produced summer 2012 Video by Tomas Wischerath Info: center.cca.edu Email: email@example.com An introductory video for CCA CONNECTS, a California College of the Arts Student Externship Program
21H.346 France 1660-1815: Enlightenment, Revolution, Napoleon (MIT)
A century and a half ago, Alexis de Tocqueville argued that the Revolution of 1789 in France constituted the culmination of long-term administrative and social changes, rather than a rupture with the past. In this class, we will consider that Tocquevillian insight by examining four aspects of French experience from the reign of the Sun King, Louis XIV, to the rule of the Emperor Napoléon Bonaparte: Absolutism, Enlightenment, Revolution, and Empire. Through the study of primary and secondary sou
Alzheimer's Disease is a devastating illness that is on the rise in Canada. McGill's world-renowned researchers are making major advances in our understanding and treatment of Alzheimer's.
Doomed soldiers : Polish underground soldiers 1944-1963 : the untold story
The website "The Doomed Soldiers. Polish Underground Soldiers 1944-1936: The Untold Story" is a project dedicated to the Polish Underground organisations that fought against the Nazi and Soviet occupations. There are several sections: Historical Background; Soldiers; and Units and Operations. The Historical Background offers a vast array of information on the anticommunist armed fight in the underground. Numerous cases are described, with contemporary official documents; propaganda; press releas
CEO Speaker Series: A Conversation with Andy Nulman, BCom ’83
Andy Nulman, former CEO of "Just for Laughs" is the special guest in this installment of Karl Moore's CEO Speakers series. The two discuss the entertainment industry, communications media, creativity, and the place of laughter at the heart of it all.
Daniel Lamarre: Talking Management
The CEO of Cirque du Soleil, Daniel Lamarre, talks with McGill's Karl Moore about creativity within Cirque.
Anales de filología hispánica
'Anales de Filología Hispánica' was a scholarly journal on Spanish philology by the University of Murcia. It was published between 1985 and 1990, and it was discontinued thereafter. The university has made available the full-text content for all issues published during that period. The journal focused on any aspect of the history of Spanish literature and linguistics. Some examples of articles published by the journal are: '«El Concierto de San Ovidio» and the theatre of Buero Vallejo'; 'Dei
The official website of the Spanish writer and journalist Ángela Vallvey (1964-), winner of the Nadal prize in 2002, offers information and resources about the woman and her work. In addition to a short biography, there are interviews (as interviewer and interviewee) which will further provide information about the author. There is also available the full-text content of some of her journalistic articles published in various Spanish newspapers, and a selection of short stories and poems. The 'V
21L.000J Writing About Literature (MIT)
Writing About Literature aims: To increase students' pleasure and skill in reading literary texts and in writing and communicating about them. To introduce students to different literary forms (poetry, fiction, drama) and some tools of literary study (close reading, research, theoretical models). To allow students to get to know a single writer deeply. To encourage students to make independent decisions about their reading by exploring and reporting back on authors whose works they enjoy. The
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This is Christian music in Spanish. (03:40)
Richard Epstein on Happiness, Inequality, and Envy
Richard Epstein of the University of Chicago talks with EconTalk host Russ Roberts about the relationship between happiness and wealth, the effects of inequality on happiness, and the economics of envy and altruism. He also applies the theory of evolution to explain some of the findings of the happiness literature.
Wales on Wikipedia
Jimmy Wales, founder of Wikipedia, talks with EconTalk host Russ Roberts about the birth and growth of Wikipedia. He talks about the role of Hayek's insights into the design of Wikipedia, how Wikipedia deals with controversy, the reliability of Wikipedia relative to traditional reference sources and the future possibilities for projects that rely on voluntary contributions of time and creativity.
Organic animal husbandry Greenberg on Depression, Addiction, and the Brain 50 States and Capitals (cartoon song) Credit Default Swaps (CDS) Introduction - Khan Academy Sesame Street: Brush Understanding English Syntactic Phenomena
This booklet contains the principles that underpin organic farming. It is intended that
producers, technicians and other interested persons, find here the elements to be considered to establish livestock organic farms.
Gary Greenberg, psychologist and author of The Noble Lie and Manufacturing Depression, talks with EconTalk host Russ Roberts about the nature of addiction, depression and mental illness. Drawing on ideas in the two books, Greenberg argues that there are strong monetary incentives to define various problems as illnesses that psychiatrists "cure" with drugs. Greenberg argues that this distorts science and has strong impacts, good and bad, on how we view ourselves and the challenges of life. The co
Sal Khan offers an introduction to credit default swaps and why they can be dangerous. (03:20)
Video includes several short scenes about brushing teeth with songs and music
This course is designed to get students doing syntactic analyses of English constructions. The main goal of this class is two fold: To help students enhance their understanding of the structure of English in a systematic and scientific way \item To help students develop keen eyes on the structure of simple as well as complex English sentences. The class focuses primarily on the descriptive facts of English syntax, presented in a way that encourages students to develop keen insights into the Engl
Greenberg on Depression, Addiction, and the Brain
50 States and Capitals (cartoon song) Credit Default Swaps (CDS) Introduction - Khan Academy Sesame Street: Brush Understanding English Syntactic Phenomena
Credit Default Swaps (CDS) Introduction - Khan Academy
Sesame Street: Brush
Understanding English Syntactic Phenomena