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Context with Brad Harris

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.

info_outline Into the Trenches Once More 05/17/2023
info_outline Urban Versus Rural 06/01/2021
info_outline Notes On Tribalism 04/26/2021
info_outline The Fate of Universities 02/24/2021
info_outline Explaining Postmodernism: A Conversation with Stephen Hicks 01/25/2021
info_outline Escaping the Cycle of History 12/21/2020
info_outline Reflections from A Distant Mirror 10/26/2020
info_outline 2+2=5 09/14/2020
info_outline All Things Being Equal 08/25/2020
info_outline Approximating Perfection 07/08/2020
info_outline Science as a Candle in the Dark 06/05/2020
info_outline What If Our Ignorance Outgrows Our Potential? 08/05/2019
info_outline A Battle Against Medieval Barbarism 07/01/2019
info_outline What's True? 06/03/2019
info_outline The Closing of the American Mind, by Allan Bloom 05/02/2019
info_outline Founding Brothers: The Revolutionary Generation, by Joseph Ellis 04/04/2019
info_outline Applied Perspective: A Conversation with Niall Ferguson 03/07/2019
info_outline The Square and the Tower, by Niall Ferguson 02/07/2019
info_outline Why the West Rules - For Now, by Ian Morris 01/09/2019
info_outline The Fall of Rome, and the End of Civilization 12/12/2018
info_outline The Two Cultures, by C. P. Snow 11/21/2018
info_outline Merchants of Doubt, by Naomi Oreskes & Erik Conway 10/30/2018
info_outline Galileo's Finger: The Ten Great Ideas of Science, by Peter Atkins 10/08/2018
info_outline Evolution's Other Narrative 09/17/2018
info_outline Plagues and Peoples, by William McNeill 09/05/2018
info_outline 1493: Uncovering the New World Columbus Created, by Charles Mann 08/20/2018
info_outline Genghis Khan and the Making of the Modern World, by Jack Weatherford 08/06/2018
info_outline The Structure of Scientific Revolutions, by Thomas Kuhn 07/24/2018
info_outline Scientific Culture and the Making of the Industrial West, by Margaret Jacob 07/10/2018
info_outline The Wealth and Poverty of Nations, by David Landes 06/26/2018