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Wes Cecil

  • Languages and Literatures: Conclusion

    • 3 weeks ago
    • 641 views
    The final lecture in the Languages and literature cycle that discusses some of the wider issues surrounding the nature of language. Delivered by Wesely Cecil PhD at Peninsula College.

    I want to th...
  • Future of Language

    • 2 months ago
    • 1,575 views
    A lecture delivered by Wesley Cecil PhD. at Peninsula College. Part of the Language and Literatures series that explores the development, spread, and influence of a variety of languages.
  • English Language and Literature

    • 3 months ago
    • 1,345 views
    A lecture presented by Wesley Cecil PhD at Peninsula College exploring the history, development and influence of the English language.

    The Poems read in the lecture:

    When the English tongue we sp...
  • Japanese Language and Literature is now up. Thanks

    Japanese Language and Literature

    • 4 months ago
    • 2,413 views
    An exploration of the cultural and linguistic history of Japan. Part of the Languages and Literatures series presented by Wesley Cecil PhD. at Peninsula College.
  • The next Language and Literature lecture is now posted. Thanks for subscribing!

    Korean Language and Literature

    • 5 months ago
    • 1,585 views
    A lecture by Wesley Cecil PhD. at Peninsula College in the Languages and Literatures series. This lecture explores the history and development of the Korean language and culture.
  • Mayan and Nahuatl

    • 6 months ago
    • 1,628 views
    The eleventh Languages and Literatures lecture delivered by Wesley Cecil PhD. at Peninsula College. This lecture explores the development and influence of ancient Mesoamerican civilizations.
  • The next lecture in the Languages and Literature series is posted: Spanish. Thank you for subscribing and I hope you enjoy the lecture.

    Spanish Language and Literature

    • 7 months ago
    • 1,764 views
    A lecture delivered by Wesley Cecil PhD. at Peninsula College on the development and influence of the Spanish language from the spread of the Indo-European language family to the present.
  • The next Languages and Literatures is posted. The topic is German. I hope you enjoy this lecture and thanks for subscribing.

    German Language and Literature

    • 8 months ago
    • 3,874 views
    A lecture on the history and development of the German language and culture. Part of the Languages and Literatures series delivered at Peninsula College by Wesley Cecil PhD. Covers the astonishing ...
  • The second series of Language and Literature lectures has begun. The series will include Russian, German, Japanese, Spanish, English and a consideration the state of languages in the world today. Thanks for subscribing.

    Russian Language, Literature and Civilization

    • 9 months ago
    • 3,190 views
    A lecture delivered at Peninsula College by Wesley Cecil. This lecture covers the origins and development of the Russian language and associated culture. Part of the Languages and Literatures series.
  • Here is the last lecture of this year: Arabic. I will be taking the summer off and the series will begin again in the fall. I thin my next subject will be Russian. I will be posting a few essays and book reviews at my facebook page if you would like more material: https://www.facebook.com/HumaneArts Thanks for listening and all the kind comments.

    Arabic: Literature and Civilization

    • 1 year ago
    • 2,911 views
    A lecture by Wesley Cecil PhD. exploring the origins, development and influence of Arabic. Delivered at Peninsula College.
  • My next lecture on Persian Language and Literature is now available. I hope you enjoy it and thank you for subscribing.

    Persian Language and Literature

    • 1 year ago
    • 5,529 views
    A lecture on the history and development of the Persian language and associated literature. Delivered at Peninsula College by Wesley Cecil PhD.
  • The new lecture in the Languages and Literatures series has been posted.

    French Language and Literature

    • 1 year ago
    • 6,371 views
    A lecture given at Peninsula College by Wesley Cecil PhD as part of the Languages and Literatures series. This lecture reviews the origins, development and continuing influence of French and French...
  • Women: Where We've Been, Where We Are and Where We Are Going

    • 1 year ago
    • 975 views
    This lecture was delivered to our local AAUW chapter on the question of the current status of women. The recording has a bit of echo because the hall is very large.
  • Greek Language and Civilization

    • 1 year ago
    • 6,324 views
    A lecture delivered at Peninsula College by Wesley Cecil, PhD. The lecture covers the origins, development, and influence of the Greek language and related civilization.
  • The lecture on Chinese is up. I am lecture on Greek this Thursday and will have that lecture up soon.

    Thanks for subscribing,

    Wes

    Chinese Language and Civilization

    • 1 year ago
    • 13,895 views
    A lecture by Wesley Cecil PhD delivered at Peninsula College. I explore the incredible history of Chinese civilization and language and the current cultural challenges in China.

    Two Notes: I refer...
  • Sanskrit and Indian Civilization

    • 1 year ago
    • 6,027 views
    The third in the Languages and Literatures lecture series presented by Wesley Cecil, Ph.D. at Peninsula College. This lecture focuses on the still thriving tradition of Sanskrit, its development an...
  • Egyptian Civilization and Hieroglyphics

    • 1 year ago
    • 8,631 views
    The second lecture in the Languages and Literatures lecture series presented by Wesley Cecil PhD at Peninsula College. This lecture explores the 3,000 year history of Egypt, focusing on the devel...
  • Humane Arts: Conclusion

    • 1 year ago
    • 916 views
    The final lecture in the Humane Arts lecture series presented by Wesley Cecil, PhD. at Peninsula College. This lecture explores the importance of the individual in creating the culture that allows ...
  • Humane Arts: Cultural Milieu

    • 1 year ago
    • 1,370 views
    A lecture on the aspects of society that contribute to advancement in the arts and sciences. Presented by Wesley Cecil, PhD. at Peninsula College.
  • Humane Arts: The Salon and Cafe'

    • 1 year ago
    • 1,392 views
    This lecture presents the history and significance of the Salon and Cafe as a contributor to a humane existence. Delivered by Wesley Cecil, Ph.D. at Peninsula College, it is part of the Humane Arts...
  • Languages and Literatures: Cuneiform Civilizations

    • 1 year ago
    • 4,941 views
    The first in the Languages and Literatures lecture series, this lecture presents the history and development of Cuneiform; the oldest known style of writing. Explores Sumerian, Babylonian and Akkad...
  • Humane Arts: Conversation

    • 1 year ago
    • 2,044 views
    This lecture explores the importance of conversation in the humanist tradition. Discussion includes the nature, history, influence and current state of the art of conversation. Delivered at Peninsu...
  • Humane Arts: Letter Writing

    • 1 year ago
    • 1,976 views
    The third lecture in the Humane arts lecture series discusses the importance of letter writing in intellectual history.

    For information on upcoming lectures, essays, and books by Wesley Cecil Ph.D...
  • The Humane Arts: WALKING

    • 1 year ago
    • 2,284 views
    A discussion of the importance of walking on the cultural history. Delivered as a lecture by Wesley Cecil Ph.D. at Peninsula College. Part of the Humane Arts Lecture Series exploring the key elemen...
  • The Humane Arts: On Leisure

    • 1 year ago
    • 2,048 views
    A lecture that explores the importance of leisure as an element of artistic and scientific creativity. Part of the Humane Arts lecture series presented at Peninsula College by Wesley Cecil, Ph.D.

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  • Epicurus Life and Philosophy

    • 1 year ago
    • 19,271 views
    The life and philosophy of Epicurs. A lecture delivered at Peninsula College by Wesley Cecil, Ph.D. Part of the ancient philosophers lecture series.

    For information on upcoming lectures, essays, a...
  • The Pre-Socratic Philosophers

    • 1 year ago
    • 12,009 views
    A lecture on the early Greek philosophers focusing on Pythagoras and the Miletians. Presented at Peninsula College by Wesley Cecil, Ph.D. Part of the Greeks and Romans philosophy series.

    For infor...
  • Derrida, His Life and Philosophy

    • 1 year ago
    • 17,782 views
    A lecture delivered at Peninsula College by Wesley Cecil, Ph.D. on the life and philosophy of Jacques Derrida. Part of the Modern Philosophers lecture series.

    For information on upcoming lectures,...
  • Simone Weil Her Life and Philosophy

    • 1 year ago
    • 13,125 views
    A lecture delivered at Peninsula College by Wesley Cecil Ph.D. on the life and works of Simone Weil. Part of the Modern Philosophers lecture series

    For information on upcoming lectures, essays, an...
  • Karl Marx Life and Philosophy

    • 1 year ago
    • 74,484 views
    A lecture on the life and philosophy of Karl Marx delivered at Peninsula College by Wesley Cecil, Ph.D.

    For information on upcoming lectures, essays, and books by Wesley Cecil Ph.D. go to http://w...
  • Simone de Beauvoir Her Life and Philosophy

    • 1 year ago
    • 17,511 views
    A lecture delivered at Peninsula College on the Life and Philosophy of Simone de Beauvoir by Wesley Cecil, Ph.D. Part of the Modern Philosophers lecture series.

    For information on upcoming lecture...
  • Jean-Paul Sartre His Life and Philosophy

    • 1 year ago
    • 17,690 views
    A lecture on Jean-Paul Sartre delivered at Peninsula College by Wesley Cecil, Ph.D. Part of the Modern Philosophers lecture series.

    For information on upcoming lectures, essays, and books by Wesle...
  • Heidegger His Life and Philosophy

    • 1 year ago
    • 23,632 views
    A lecture delivered at Peninsula College as part of the Modern Philosophers series by Wesley Cecil, Ph.D.

    For information on upcoming lectures, essays, and books by Wesley Cecil Ph.D. go to http:/...
  • William James His Life and Philosophy

    • 1 year ago
    • 29,450 views
    A lecture delivered at Peninsula College by Wesley Cecil Ph.D. on the the life and philosophy of William James. Part of the Modern Philosophers lecture series.

    For information on upcoming lectures...
  • Wittgenstein His Life and Philosophy

    • 1 year ago
    • 47,589 views
    A lecture covering the life and philosophy of Ludwig Wittgenstein.

    For information on upcoming lectures, essays, and books by Wesley Cecil Ph.D. go to http://www.facebook.com/HumaneArts
  • Betrand Russell Life and Philosophy

    • 1 year ago
    • 4,509 views
    A lecture delivered at Peninsula College by Wesley Cecil Ph.D. on the life and Philsophy of Bertrand Russell.

    For information on upcoming lectures, essays, and books by Wesley Cecil Ph.D. go to ht...
  • Friedrich Nietzsche's Life and Philosophy

    • 1 year ago
    • 35,676 views
    A lecture delivered at Peninsula College by Wesley Cecil Ph.D. on the life and philosophy of Nietzsche.

    For information on upcoming lectures, essays, and books by Wesley Cecil Ph.D. go to http://w...
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