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What makes us human?

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What makes us human? Copyrighted image Credit: BBC New content
Introductory level Duration 30 mins Updated 26 Jan 2015
Four thinkers explore what makes us human with these animations. 

What makes us human?

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What makes us human? Copyrighted image Credit: BBC New content
Intermediate level Duration 30 mins Updated 19 Jan 2015
These animations explore the question of what makes us human? 

How can I tell right from wrong?

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How can I tell right from wrong? Copyrighted image Credit: BBC
Intermediate level Duration 5 mins Updated 08 Jan 2015
Watch these animations to see how philosophers tell right from wrong.

Why are things beautiful?

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Why are things beautiful? Copyrighted image Credit: BBC
Intermediate level Duration 30 mins Updated 21 Nov 2014
The concept of beauty is explored in these short animations. 

What does it mean to be free?

What does it mean to be free? Copyrighted image Credit: BBC
Intermediate level Duration 30 mins Updated 14 Nov 2014
This series of animations explore the question: what does it mean to be free? 

Halloween: What’s the devil got to do with it?

Halloween: What’s the devil got to do with it? Creative commons image Credit: Geckoam under CC-BY-NC-ND licence
Introductory level Duration 10 mins Updated 20 Oct 2014
Why is Halloween, an evening traditionally used to honour the deceased, now associated with all things spooky and gruesome? 

Is it ever morally acceptable to visit a mass murder site?

Is it ever morally acceptable to visit a mass murder site? Creative commons image Credit: Veronica Olivotto under CC-BY-NC-ND-2.0 licence
Introductory level Duration 10 mins Updated 23 Sep 2014
Why are ‘Jack the Ripper’ tours or visiting sites of genocide in Auschwitz or Cambodia deemed acceptable but the more recent ‘Yorkshire Ripper’...

What happens when you try to put a value on everything?

What happens when you try to put a value on everything? Copyrighted image Credit: King Ho Yim | Dreamstime.com
Duration 10 mins Updated 02 Jul 2014
Should we downgrade statistics' triple-a rating? Has the rush to put a figure on everything had a negative impact on how we do politics?

The ancient conflict

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Introductory level Updated 02 May 2013
Enjoy a philosophical exploration of the ancient conflict that simmers between Star Trek's Spock and  McCoy

60 second adventures in economics: The Paradox Of Thrift

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60 second adventures in economics: The Paradox Of Thrift Creative commons image Credit: The Open University
Introductory level Duration 5 mins Updated 18 Sep 2012
Is it better to save or to spend? According to Keynes, if you don't spend, you're going to make the economy even worse.