The Torch: The Great Courses Podcast

The Torch: The Great Courses Podcast

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The Torch: The Great Courses Podcast

The Great Courses brings engaging professors from the best universities to our learners, creating a "university of the best" with our customers participating in every step of the process. With this podcast hosted by Ed Leon, you’ll meet our fascinating professors and experts who create The Great Courses, listen to their stories and insights, and learn more about the great work they are doing. Discover scientists explaining the latest findings from the fields of astronomy, particle physics, or neuroscience; historians exploring the implications of the latest archaeological findings; medical experts making sense of current health alerts or medical breakthroughs; and literature professors bringing fresh insights to classic literary works. This podcast is available in audio-only format. More information about our courses can be found at
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Was the American West as Wild as We Think? Aug 22, 2017 Listen Download
Delve Into the Grand Drama of Spanish History Jul 24, 2017 Listen Download
Discover Everything You Need to Know About What You Eat and Why You Eat It Jul 24, 2017 Listen Download
What is Emotional IQ? Jun 27, 2017 Listen Download
Get Introduced to the Wonders of Birding May 30, 2017 Listen Download
Discover the Transformative Power of Anthropology May 30, 2017 Listen Download
The History of Higher Education May 2, 2017 Listen Download
Learn the Secrets of the Plants All Around You May 2, 2017 Listen Download
Learn Music Fundamentals with a Master Guitarist Apr 10, 2017 Listen Download
Experience the Formation of America Through the Eyes of the Founders Apr 10, 2017 Listen Download
Discover the secrets of The History of the Decline and Fall of the Roman Empire Mar 7, 2017 Listen Download
Apply the Art of Debate to Your Real Life Mar 7, 2017 Listen Download
Gain New Insights into the Holy Grail of Science: The Theory of Everything Mar 7, 2017 Listen Download
Separate fact from fiction; reveal facts; and explore fiction with The Torch! Feb 6, 2017 Listen Download
Travel Deep Into History and Your Own Mind Jan 10, 2017 Listen Download
Four ways we can impact our world by learning about our history Dec 15, 2016 Listen Download
The Literature of Mysteries, the Science of History, and Brain Hacks You Can’t Miss. Nov 14, 2016 Listen Download
Explore the Enigmas of History, Philosophy, Photography, and Math. Oct 24, 2016 Listen Download
Exercise Your Body and Your Brain With Three Terrific Topics. Sep 26, 2016 Listen Download
Finding Fun in Grammar, Economics, and Machiavelli Aug 23, 2016 Listen Download
The 50th Edition of the Torch: History, Literature, and Lightning! Jul 25, 2016 Listen Download
New Views on the Present, the Past, and Future Jun 27, 2016 Listen Download
Change Your Perceptions Jun 1, 2016 Listen Download
Change the Way You Think May 2, 2016 Listen Download
Take Your Knowledge to the Next Level Apr 5, 2016 Listen Download
The Facts Behind Apple vs. the FBI Mar 18, 2016 Listen Download
Who Will, and Should, Pick the Next Supreme Court Justice? Mar 16, 2016 Listen Download
Thoughtful Topics across the Past, Present, and Future Mar 9, 2016 Listen Download
The Astonishing Observation of Gravitational Waves Feb 19, 2016 Listen Download
Learn The Truth about the Alarming Zika Virus Outbreak Feb 15, 2016 Listen Download
Fascinating Facets of History Feb 8, 2016 Listen Download
Facts, Fiction, and the Big Questions Jan 11, 2016 Listen Download
Get New Insights into Worlds You Thought You Knew Dec 18, 2015 Listen Download
Opening New Doors Nov 16, 2015 Listen Download
Solve a Myriad of Mysteries Oct 27, 2015 Listen Download
The Mistakes of Our Past and the Discoveries That Will Impact Our Future Sep 29, 2015 Listen Download
Pope Francis: The People’s Pope Sep 18, 2015 Listen Download
Stimulate Your Mind: Reality, Mythology, and Italy. Aug 21, 2015 Listen Download
Expanding Minds and Horizons Jul 28, 2015 Listen Download
Improving Your World Jun 29, 2015 Listen Download
From the Robotics Revolution to Economic Risk Jun 1, 2015 Listen Download
From Robber Barons to Superconductors May 1, 2015 Listen Download
The Real King Arthur and the Secrets of Business Success Apr 7, 2015 Listen Download
From Ancient Civilizations to Arctic Poles Mar 27, 2015 Listen Download
To Kill A Mockingbird’s Amazing Long-Lost Follow-Up Novel Mar 3, 2015 Listen Download
Who Was the Greatest President: Washington or Lincoln? Feb 12, 2015 Listen Download
Regional Accents and Ruthless Murders Feb 9, 2015 Listen Download
Busting Brain Myths and Bringing Balance through Tai chi Dec 17, 2014 Listen Download
Magnificent Churches, Cosmic Wonders, and a Lovely Landscape Nov 21, 2014 Listen Download
Modern Parenting, the Age of the Entrepreneur, and our New Smithsonian Course Oct 8, 2014 Listen Download
ISIS: A Cultural and Historical Perspective Sep 15, 2014 Listen Download
The ALS Ice Bucket Challenge, How Things Go Viral, and the Neuroscience of Mindfulness Sep 11, 2014 Listen Download
Touch American History with the Smithsonian & The Great Courses Sep 3, 2014 Listen Download
Special Edition: The Ebola Outbreak Aug 12, 2014 Listen Download
Big Data, Big City Life, and a Big Question about Jesus Christ Jul 30, 2014 Listen Download
Our 500th Course, the Not-so-Dark Ages, and Trust Mechanisms Jul 1, 2014 Listen Download
Family History, Philosophical Politics, and Joyful Math Jun 3, 2014 Listen Download
A Healthier, Wealthier, Smarter You May 13, 2014 Listen Download
Explore the World with The Great Courses Apr 9, 2014 Listen Download
Four Thermodynamic Laws, Four-Year-Olds, and Our 24th Anniversary Mar 19, 2014 Listen Download
Special Edition: The Crisis in Ukraine Mar 13, 2014 Listen Download
Essential Science, Sacred Texts of the World, and Customer Stories Feb 11, 2014 Listen Download
Barbarians of the Steppes, The Birth and Death of Stars, and Successful Individual Investing Jan 20, 2014 Listen Download
Learning Creativity, The Origin and Future of Earth, and Ancient Engineering Dec 11, 2013 Listen Download
Classical Superstars, The Piano, and Robert Greenberg Oct 7, 2013 Listen Download
Christian Controversies, Storytelling, and Professor Appreciation Month Sep 16, 2013 Listen Download
Culinary History, Battling Cancer, and Music and Math Aug 7, 2013 Listen Download
Cyber Security, Gardening, and Mental Math Jun 4, 2013 Listen Download
Photography, Space, Color, and Wine Mar 26, 2013 Listen Download

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