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  • What is emotive language and why is it used?

    By Nigel Warburton

    Nigel Warburton helps us grapple with the nuts and bolts of thinking clearly, with the aim of presenting good, clear,...

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    5 mins

    Level: 1 Introductory

    Updated on:

    07 Jun 2016

  • What is emotive language and why is it used?

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    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 to achieve...
  • OpenLearn Live: 29th February 2016

    By The OpenLearn team

    The father of the original superman wasn't Jor-El, and not everyone uses social media in the same way. Free...

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    5 mins

    Level: 1 Introductory

    Updated on:

    29 Feb 2016

  • OpenLearn Live: 29th February 2016

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    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 is Plato's chariot allegory? How did Plato explain the soul using a chariot and two horses? We've got a really...

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    5 mins

    Level: 1 Introductory

    Updated on:

    20 Aug 2015

  • 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 Icon 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 allegory? 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?

    These short animations explore how we can know anything at all. 

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    20 mins

    Level: 2 Intermediate

    Updated on:

    17 Apr 2015

  • How can I know anything at all?

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    Intermediate level Duration 20 mins Updated 17 Apr 2015
    These short animations explore how we can know anything at all. 
  • What is love?

    Explore these short animations looking at what love is. 

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    30 mins

    Level: 2 Intermediate

    Updated on:

    17 Apr 2015

  • What is love?

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    What is love? Copyrighted image Icon 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?

    Watch these animations on the subject of how we can live together. 

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    30 mins

    Level: 2 Intermediate

    Updated on:

    17 Apr 2015

  • How should we live together?

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    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”

    Stephen Fry explains Rene Descartes argument 'Cogito Ergo Sum' - 'I think, therefore I am'.

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    5 mins

    Level: 2 Intermediate

    Updated on:

    14 Apr 2015

  • 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

    Do you have a fixed character? Or do you play many roles based on the situation? Stephen Fry explains Erving Goffman...

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    5 mins

    Level: 2 Intermediate

    Updated on:

    14 Apr 2015

  • 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.