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Ancient Philosophy: Aristotle and His Successors

College | Online class About this Course What is philosophy? How does it differ from science, religion, and other modes of human discourse? This course traces the origins of philosophy in the Western tradition in the...
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Ancient Philosophy: Plato & His Predecessors

College | Online class What is philosophy? How does it differ from science, religion, and other modes of human discourse? This course traces the origins of philosophy in the Western tradition in the thinkers of Ancient...
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Effective Altruism

College | Online class Effective altruism is built on the simple but unsettling idea that living a fully ethical life involves doing the most good one can. In this course you will examine this idea’s philosophical...
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Greek and Roman Mythology

High School - College | Online class Myths are traditional stories that have endured over a long time. Some of them have to do with events of great importance, such as the founding of a nation. Others tell the stories of great heroes...
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Philosophy Crash Course

9th - College | Online video/YouTube Today Hank begins to teach you about Philosophy by discussing the historical origins of philosophy in ancient Greece, and its three main divisions: metaphysics, epistemology, and value theory. He...
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Philosophy (online)

High School | Online class This course will take you on an exciting adventure that covers more than 2,500 years of history! Along the way, you’ll run into some very strange characters. For example, you’ll read about a man...
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Reason and Persuasion: Thinking Through Three Dialogues By Plato

College | Online class In this course we study the ancient, Socratic art of blowing up your beliefs as you go, to make sure they’re built to last. We spend six weeks studying three Platonic dialogues – “Euthyphro”,...
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Revolutionary Ideas: Utility, Justice, Equality, Freedom

7th - College | Online class What is the purpose of government? Why should we have a State? What kind of State should we have? Even within a political community, there may be sharp disagreements about the role and purpose of...
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Soul Beliefs: Causes and Consequences - Unit 1: Historical Foundations

College | Online class About this Course Throughout history, the vast majority of people around the globe have believed they have, however defined, a “soul.” While the question of whether the soul exists cannot be...
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Soul Beliefs: Causes and Consequences - Unit 2: Belief Systems

High School - College | Online class Throughout history, the vast majority of people around the globe have believed they have, however defined, a “soul.” While the question of whether the soul exists cannot be answered by science,...
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Soul Beliefs: Causes and Consequences - Unit 3: How Does It All End?

College | Online class Throughout history, the vast majority of people around the globe have believed they have, however defined, a “soul.” While the question of whether the soul exists cannot be answered by science,...
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The Modern and the Postmodern (Part 1)

7th - College | Online class This course examines how the idea of “the modern” develops at the end of the 18th century in European philosophy and literature, and how being modern (or progressive, or hip) became one of the...
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中国哲学经典著作导读

College | Online class 这是一个全球化、信息化、快餐化的时代;全球化拷问着人们的文化根基,信息化拷问着人们的价值信仰,快餐化拷问着人们的经典阅读。 民族的就是世界的。为继承弘扬中华文化传统,我们特意打造这门课,希冀提供一个阅读哲学经典、传承中国文化、铸造民族精神的平台,让中国文化走向世界、走向未来。...
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