Introduction to Philosophy: Online course by the Univ of Edinburgh

By Vidhya Shree

Introduction to Philosophy: Online course

Introduction to Philosophy, this course will introduce you to some of the most important areas of research in contemporary philosophy. Each week a different philosopher will talk you through some of the most important questions and issues in their area of expertise.

About the course
This course will introduce you to some of the main areas of research in contemporary philosophy. Each week a different philosopher will talk you through some of the most important questions and issues in their area of expertise.

Course Syllabus

Week 1: What is Philosophy?
Week 2: What do you know?
Week 3: Minds, Brains and Computers
Week 4: Morality: Objective, Subjective or Relative?
Week 5: Should you believe what you hear?
Week 6: Are scientific theories true?
Week 7: Philosophy and the Structure of Reality

Prerequisites
No background is required.

Course Sessions
September 15, 2014 - November 3, 2014

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