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What is emotive language and why is it used?

What is emotive language and why is it used? Creative commons image Les Cunliffe | Dreamstime.com under Creative-Commons license
Introductory level Duration 5 mins Updated 07 Jun 2016
Nigel Warburton helps us grapple with the nuts and bolts of thinking clearly, with the aim of presenting good, clear, logical arguments - in order...

OpenLearn Live: 29th February 2016

OpenLearn Live: 29th February 2016 Copyright free image Copyright free: Public domain
Introductory level Duration 5 mins Updated 29 Feb 2016
The father of the original superman wasn't Jor-El, and not everyone uses social media in the same way. Free learning throughout the day.

What did Plato believe about the human soul? The one minute guide

What did Plato believe about the human soul? The one minute guide Creative commons image The Open University / Pony image public domain by SaeKawaii under Creative Commons BY-NC-SA 4.0 license
Introductory level Duration 5 mins Updated 20 Aug 2015
What is Plato's chariot analogy? How did Plato explain the soul using a chariot and two horses? We've got a really simple guide...

How can I know anything at all?

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How can I know anything at all? Copyrighted image Copyright: BBC
Intermediate level Duration 20 mins Updated 17 Apr 2015
These short animations explore how we can know anything at all. 

What is love?

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What is love? Copyrighted image Copyright: BBC
Intermediate level Duration 30 mins Updated 17 Apr 2015
Explore these short animations looking at what love is. 

How should we live together?

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How should we live together? Copyrighted image Copyright: BBC
Intermediate level Duration 30 mins Updated 17 Apr 2015
Watch these animations on the subject of how we can live together. 

Rene Descartes - “I think, therefore I am”

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Intermediate level Duration 5 mins Updated 14 Apr 2015
Stephen Fry explains Rene Descartes argument 'Cogito Ergo Sum' - 'I think, therefore I am'. 

Erving Goffman and The Performed Self

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Intermediate level Duration 5 mins Updated 14 Apr 2015
Do you have a fixed character? Or do you play many roles based on the situation? Stephen Fry explains Erving Goffman's theory of the Performed Self...