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My first audiobook that I've complete from The Great Courses. Prof. Fears is an outstanding lecturer and weaves his wealth of knowledge about literature and history into a great story. Many of the classic books from history are covered and the summary he provides gives a good overview of the book, based on the few I've read. After listening to all three parts, I feel inspired to read several classics. ( )
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Professor Fears presents his choices from some of the most essential writings in history, ranging in time from the 3rd millennium B.C. to the 20th century, and in locale from Mesopotamia and China to Europe and America. He focuses on intellectual history and ethics, taking underlying ideas of each great work and revealing how these ideas can be put to use in a moral and ethical life.… (more)

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