Odyssey of the West IV: A Classic Education through the Great Books: Towards Enlightenment
Date: October 2008
Duration: 8 hours 0 minutes
The Odyssey of the West series addresses in chronological sequence the works that have shaped the ongoing development of Western thought both in its own right and in cultural dialogue with other traditions. Part four provides a close look at the period from the Renaissance to the Scientific Revolution and into the early Enlightenment. These lectures take in the immense variety and singular achievements that have helped mold our present societies.