Rummage through our collection of 1700 Free Online Courses, and you’ll find many recently-recorded courses from great universities, covering topics like “How Hannibal Crossed the Alps,” “Existentialism in Literature & Film,” and “Introduction to Computer Coding.” But you’ll also find on our list of Free Online Courses some vintage lectures recorded during generations past.
Take for example Walter Kaufmann’s Classic Lectures on Nietzsche, Kierkegaard and Sartre (1960), which sit nicely alongside Michel Foucault’s UC Berkeley Lectures on Truth, Discourse & The Self (circa 1980). Or perhaps even Leo Strauss’ numerous political philosophy courses recorded at The University of Chicago between 1959 and 1973. You can also dig into “Quantum Physics Made Relatively Simple,” a Mini Course from Nobel Prize-Winning Physicist Hans Bethe. Endearingly, Bethe presented the course at a retirement home in 1999 when he, himself, was pretty long in the tooth.
Then, above, you can watch, UC Davis Professor Maynard Amerine present a course on Wine (YouTube – iTunes). It’s a vintage 1973.
California is wine country, and the place to study wine there is UC Davis. As for Professor Amerine, he was widely considered “the father of American wine,” an influential scientist who taught generations of winemakers and students how to evaluate wine according to appearance, flavor and aroma. As he lectures on Californian, Italian, and French wines, you can almost see the US coming into its own as a respectable wine-drinking, wine-producing nation.
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