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Schools and Universities:

MIT Lectures – http://ocw.mit.edu/courses/
Carnegie Mellon – http://oli.web.cmu.edu/openlearning/
Columbia – http://itunes.columbia.edu/
Tufts – http://ocw.tufts.edu/
RiceConnexions – http://cnx.org/
Utah State – http://ocw.usu.edu/
Boston College – http://frontrow.bc.edu/programs/
Berkeley – http://webcast.berkeley.edu/courses.php
Berkeley Part 2 – http://education.jimmyr.com/
Berkeley Part 3 (videos) – http://www.youtube.com/user/UCBerkeley
Michigan – http://open.umich.edu/
Notre Dame – http://ocw.nd.edu/
Princeton – http://hulk03.princeton.edu:8080/WebMedia/lectures/
Princeton Part 2 – http://alumni.princeton.edu/learntravel/alumnistudies/
Stanford – http://itunes.stanford.edu/
Stanford Part 2 (videos) – http://www.youtube.com/stanford
Harvard – http://www.extension.harvard.edu/courses/
University of Sydney – http://www.usyd.edu.au/podcasts/2006/index.shtml
University of Virginia – http://www.virginia.edu/uvapodcast/
Stanford – http://see.stanford.edu/see/courses.aspx
Yale – http://oyc.yale.edu/
Yale Part 2 (videos) – http://www.youtube.com/yalecourses
UC Irvine – http://ocw.uci.edu/
University of Chicago – http://mindonline.uchicago.edu/
University of New South Wales – http://www.youtube.com/user/UNSWelearning

Subject Specific Universities:
Cornell/Quantum Physics – http://bethe.cornell.edu/
Duke University/Law – http://www.law.duke.edu/cspd/lectures/
Johns Hopkins/Public Health – http://ocw.jhsph.edu/
University of Washington/Computer Science – http://www.cs.washington.edu/education/course-webs.html
Indiana Purdue (IUPUI)/Computer Science – http://wally.cs.iupui.edu/wallyindex.html
Harvard/Medicine – http://mycourses.med.harvard.edu/public/
Oxford/Mathematics – http://www.maths.ox.ac.uk/opencourseware/

Other General Sites:
Open Course Ware Finder – http://www.ocwfinder.org/
Open Course Ware Consortium – http://www.ocwconsortium.org/
University of the People – http://www.uopeople.org/
Academic Earth – http://www.academicearth.com
Wikiversity – http://en.wikiversity.org/wiki/Wikiversity:Main_Page
Youtube Edu – http://www.youtube.com/education?b=400
100 Best Intro Courses – http://www.bestcollegesonline.com/blog/2010/05/12/100-intro-open-courses-on-everything-youve-ever-wanted-to-learn/
Khan Academy – http://www.khanacademy.org/
Open Culture – http://www.openculture.com/
FORA.tv – http://www.fora.tv/
TED – http://www.ted.com/
Cosmo Learning – http://www.cosmolearning.com/
Knol – http://knol.google.com/k
Academic Earth – http://academicearth.org/
Free Video Lectures – http://freevideolectures.com/
More Video Lectures – http://videolectures.net/
Directory of Open Access Journals – http://www.doaj.org/
Learners TV – http://www.learnerstv.com/
IncrediCampus – http://www.incredicampus.com/
LectureFox – http://lecturefox.com/
Freelance-Teacher – http://www.freelance-teacher.com/videos.htm
National Programme on Tech Enhanced Learning – http://www.nptel.iitm.ac.in/
Study Blue – http://studyblue.com/#Start
WikiHow – http://www.wikihow.com/Main-Page
How Stuff Works – http://www.howstuffworks.com/
Wonder How To – http://www.wonderhowto.com/categories/
Better Explained – http://betterexplained.com/
TeachMate – http://teachmate.org/
Learning Schedule Tracker
Smart.fm – http://smart.fm/

Specialized Sites:

Computer Related:
Carl H Programming – http://www.highercomputingforeveryone.com/
Google Code – http://code.google.com/edu/
Learn about LinuxUniversity – http://www.reddit.com/r/Ubuntu/comments/bbnkp/ive_tinkered_in_ubuntu_before_but_its_the_primary/c0lzpwk
Free Technology Academy – http://ftacademy.org/
Lynda.com – http://www.lynda.com/
Web Building Tutorials – http://www.w3schools.com/
Building Websites via Academic Earth – http://academicearth.org/courses/building-dynamic-websites
Opera Web Standards Curriculum – http://www.opera.com/company/education/curriculum/
Stack Overflow (Question Site) – http://stackoverflow.com/
D Zone (Question Site) – http://www.dzone.com/links/index.html

Music:
Funk University – http://www.thefunkuniversity.com/
Piano Lessons – http://www.howtoplaypiano.ca/
Music Theory – Trainear.com – http://www.trainear.com/
Music Theory – MusicTheory.net – http://www.musictheory.net/
Guitar Lessons at Ultimate-Guitar – http://www.ultimate-guitar.com/lessons/
Guitar Lessons at The Stringery – http://www.thestringery.com/
Guitar Lessons at The Next Level Guitar – http://www.nextlevelguitar.com/
Guitar Lessons at Justin Guitar – http://www.justinguitar.com/
Bass Lessons – http://playbassnow.com/
Chord Book – Chordbook.com – http://www.chordbook.com/guitarchords.php
Chord Book – Chorder.com – http://www.chorder.com/guitar-chords/
Guitar Neck Quiz – http://johanneshoff.com/guitarneck/

Language:
LiveMocha – http://www.livemocha.com/
Languages from BBC – http://www.bbc.co.uk/languages/
FSI Language Courses – http://fsi-language-courses.org/Content.php

Cooking/Food:
Good Eats – http://www.goodeatsfanpage.com/GEFP/index.htm
alternate video source – http://www.veoh.com/search/videos/q/publisher:LikeTheHat
Cooking Coarse (Youtube Search Summary) – http://www.youtube.com/results?search_type=&search_query=cooking+coarse&aq=f
Henry’s Kitchen – http://www.youtube.com/user/henlips

eBooks/Online Books/Academic Journals:
Project Gutenburg – http://www.gutenberg.org/wiki/Main_Page
Planet eBook – http://www.planetebook.com/about.asp
The Free Library – http://www.thefreelibrary.com/
Google Books – http://books.google.com/
Open Book Project – http://openbookproject.net/
WikiBooks – http://en.wikibooks.org/wiki/Main_Page
Safari Books Online(paid subscription needed) – http://www.safaribooksonline.com/Corporate/Index/
Using Open Edu Resources – eBook (.pdf) – http://works.bepress.com/cgi/viewcontent.cgi?article=1003&context=anne_arendt
How to Think Like a Computer Scientist – eBook – http://openbookproject.net/thinkcs/python/english2e/index.html
Large list of science eBooks – http://asterix.msp.univie.ac.at/
Scribd – http://www.scribd.com/
WorldCat – Worldwide Library Catalog – http://www.worldcat.org/
Cite Seer – http://citeseerx.ist.psu.edu/
Scirus – http://www.scirus.com/
Get Cited – http://www.getcited.org/
Online Library – ibiblio – http://www.ibiblio.org/index.php

Other Subjects:
Psychology – http://changingminds.org/
Creativity – http://creatingminds.org/
The Math Motherload – http://www.reddit.com/r/math/comments/bqbex/lets_list_all_the_useful_free_online_math/
Western Civilization – http://www.learner.org/resources/series58.html
Psychoactives – http://www.erowid.com
Philosophy – http://www.philosophybites.com/
Make Magazine – http://www.makezine.com/
Self Improvement – 101 Linked Resources – http://www.pickthebrain.com/blog/101-self-improvement-resources/
Custom Action Figures – http://www.figurerealm.com/customtutorial.php
Exercise – http://askthetrainer.com/
Yoga – http://www.aypsite.com/
Raising Chickens – http://www.backyardchickens.com/
Argument Mapping – http://austhink.com/reason/tutorials/
Investing – http://www.investopedia.com/
Instructables – http://www.instructables.com/
Physics for Future Presidents – http://muller.lbl.gov/teaching/physics10/pffp.html
Creative Live – http://creativelive.com/
Let’s Make Robots – http://letsmakerobots.com/
Almanac – http://www.infoplease.com/

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Book I

Book One – Part One

Book One – Part Two

Book One – Part Three

Book One – Part Four

Book I Summary from LitForBrains


Book II

Book Two – Part One

Book Two – Part Two

Book Two – Part Three

Book Two – Part Four

Book II Summary from LitForBrains

Is Justice Good? The Republic Book II

An Examination of Ethics in Book II of The Republic


Book III

Book Three – Part One

Book Three – Part Two

Book Three – Part Three

Book Three – Part Four

Book III Quick Summary by LitForBrains


Book IV

Book Four – Part One

Book Four – Part Two

Book Four – Part Three

Book Four – Part Four

The City and the Soul – Making a connection with Book IV:

A quick summary of Book I-IV


Book V

Book Five – Part One

Book Five – Part Two

Book Five – Part Three

Book Five – Part Four


Book VI

Book Six – Part One

Book Six – Part Two

Book Six – Part Three

Book Six – Part Four


Book VII

Book Seven – Part One

Book Seven – Part Two

Book Seven – Part Three

Book Seven – Part Four


Book VIII

Book Eight – Part One

Book Eight – Part Two

Book Eight – Part Three

Book Eight – Part Four


Book IX

Book Nine – Part One

Book Nine – Part Two

Book Nine – Part Three


Book X

Book Ten – Part One

Book Ten – Part Two

Book Ten – Part Three

Book Ten – Part Four