When I was a young graduate student, I wrote an essay on one of the first short stories Ursula K. Le Guin ever published, a wonderful story about human cloning called “Nine Lives.” She published the story in Playboy in 1968, under the gender-neutral name, U.K. Le Guin. This was the beginning of my adoration for one of the most influential science fiction authors in America. […]
In Professor Louis Markos’ new book, Atheism on Trial: Refuting the Modern Arguments Against God, Dr. Markos confronts the modern-day atheists’ claims that new evidence disproves the existence of God. […]
On Wednesday, March 14 2018, the world lost physicist, author, and director of research at the Centre for Theoretical Cosmology at the University of Cambridge, Stephen Hawking.
We reached out to a handful of our professors for their thoughts on the man that forever changed our understanding of the physical universe. […]
We all love that feeling of learning something new—when we finally understand a scientific concept or grasp a bit of history that we thought was out of our reach. We’ve put together this list of eleven ways to fit The Great Courses Plus into your daily routine—from the time you wake up, to the time you go to bed. […]
Whether it’s the current political climate or just a resurgence in popularity, dark novels such as “1984,” “The Handmaid’s Tale,” and “Parable of the Sower” are flying off the shelves. What’s next for dystopian writing? […]