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Context with Brad Harris

Brad Harris, Historian

What led to the rise of the modern world? How have we made so much progress, and what are its consequences? What are humanity's best ideas? Join award-winning historian Brad Harris as he engages these fundamental questions and interprets the biggest historical forces that shape their answers, from the rise of civilization and the development of modern science to the spread of disease and the growth of globalization.

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Urban Versus Rural
Jun 1 2021
31 mins
Urban Versus RuralNotes On TribalismThe Fate of UniversitiesExplaining Postmodernism: A Conversation with Stephen HicksEscaping the Cycle of HistoryReflections from A Distant Mirror2+2=5All Things Being EqualApproximating PerfectionScience as a Candle in the DarkWhat If Our Ignorance Outgrows Our Potential?A Battle Against Medieval BarbarismWhat's True?The Closing of the American Mind, by Allan BloomFounding Brothers: The Revolutionary Generation, by Joseph EllisApplied Perspective: A Conversation with Niall FergusonThe Square and the Tower, by Niall FergusonWhy the West Rules - For Now, by Ian MorrisThe Fall of Rome, and the End of CivilizationThe Two Cultures, by C. P. Snow