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Here at The Great Courses, we understand that it can be a daunting challenge to decide where to start. Don't worry—we have you covered. With our selection of curated Learning Paths, it's now easier than ever to learn a new subject, or return to an old favorite. Simply choose a subject from the options below, and enjoy your journey!

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The Great Courses Learning Paths—World Traveler

Gain historical and cultural context for the places you want to visit from award-winning historians and travel experts who breathe life into each lesson. Make the most of any trip you are taking—even if it’s from your couch. […]

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The Great Courses Learning Paths—Math

Discover just how accessible and useful math can be! With this selection of courses, you will dive deep into the marvelous world of mathematics and uncover the tips, tricks, and strategies that teachers and mathematicians use to tackle a wide array of problems. […]

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The Great Courses Learning Paths—Physics

From the laws of motion first formulated 300 years ago by Sir Isaac Newton to the latest marvels of contemporary research, this series of physics courses allows you to share the joy of humanity’s greatest ongoing adventure of discovery and exploration. […]

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The Great Courses Learning Paths—Food and Wine Appreciation

Perfect your palate, refine your recipe repertoire, and widen your wine wisdom with a series of courses that explore our remarkable food culture and greatly broaden your own enjoyment of fine food. […]

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The Great Courses Learning Paths—Earth Science

To understand how the planet works on all levels, you have to understand the fundamental sciences—from the subatomic to the extragalactic. This revelatory series of courses built around earth sciences will not only open the door to the mysteries of the world, but will also provide a glimpse of the inner-workings of the universe. […]

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The Great Courses Learning Paths—Econ and Finance

We all have financial goals and achieving them requires a solid understanding of how money works. With this series of finance and economics courses, you can discover what it takes to navigate volatile markets, understand the impact of the global economy, and learn how to cope with uncertainty—all of which can help you avoid expensive mistakes. […]

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The Great Courses Learning Paths—Biology and Chemistry

Biology and chemistry rule our entire world, from the air we breathe to the clothing we wear. Discover the science of life and share the joy of humanity’s greatest ongoing adventure of discovery and exploration with this series of courses providing a deep-dive into the ever-changing worlds of biology and chemistry. […]

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The Great Courses Learning Paths—Philosophy

Philosophy is your chance to engage in intellectually exciting pursuits as you address issues that have preoccupied great minds for millennia. This series of courses teach you why it is indispensable to think critically and reason from valid principle. […]

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The Great Courses Learning Paths—Back to School

If you are heading back-to-school and want to enhance and supplement your daily classes, this selection of Great Courses provides a well-rounded curriculum with a little bit of everything. […]

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The Great Courses Learning Paths—Language

Everything about a language is eternally and inherently changeable, from word order and grammar to the very sound and meaning of basic words. Take a deep dive into this fascinating world with a series of courses that provide the context, origin, and evolution of the marvelous gift of speech. […]

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The Great Courses Learning Paths—Religion

What, exactly, is religion? This series of courses provides you with a remarkable exploration of religion’s complex and multidimensional nature, giving you a solid grasp of the key ideas of major religions—and how different faiths address the same core issues in parallel and divergent ways. […]

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The Great Courses Learning Paths—History

Hearing the stories of our past, spanning thousands of years, makes for one of the most thrilling and rewarding learning experiences the curious mind can have. This series of history courses survey dramatic adventures—and how they have shaped our lives—in a way that’s comprehensive and unforgettable. […]

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The Great Courses Learning Paths—Art and Music Appreciation

Are you an artist looking for motivation? Wish you took more music classes in college? With this series of courses, you will acquire new skills, hone existing ones, and gain a new appreciation for art, music, and culture. […]

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The Great Courses Learning Paths—Astronomy and Space

With propulsive advances in science in recent decades, we’re learning more than we ever imagined possible about what the universe is—and how it works. Embark on fascinating, richly-illustrated adventures that take you to all corners of the cosmos through this series of courses designed to make the universe accessible, understandable, and awe-inspiring. […]