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  • Key Questions in Philosophy with The Open University

    Our broad-ranging module 'Key Questions in Philosophy' investigates five different topics in philosophy: truth in...

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    1 hour

    Level: 1 Introductory

    Updated on:

    09 Apr 2015

  • Key Questions in Philosophy with The Open University

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    Introductory level Duration 1 hour Updated 09 Apr 2015
    Our broad-ranging module 'Key Questions in Philosophy' investigates five different topics in philosophy: truth in fiction, the justice of war, reason and...
  • Ayn Rand and selfishness

    Morality and selfishness sound like opposites - but not according to the Russian-American novelist of the 1950s, Ayn...

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    5 mins

    Level: 2 Intermediate

    Updated on:

    01 Apr 2015

  • Ayn Rand and selfishness

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    Intermediate level Duration 5 mins Updated 01 Apr 2015
    Morality and selfishness sound like opposites - but not according to the Russian-American novelist of the 1950s, Ayn Rand. 
  • Max Weber and the Protestant Ethic

    The founder of sociology, Max Weber drilled in the value of hard work into our everyday ethic. 

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    5 mins

    Level: 2 Intermediate

    Updated on:

    25 Mar 2015

  • Max Weber and the Protestant Ethic

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    Intermediate level Duration 5 mins Updated 25 Mar 2015
    The founder of sociology, Max Weber drilled in the value of hard work into our everyday ethic. 
  • How has technology changed us?

    Technology and how it has changed us as human beings is outlined in these short animations.

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    30 mins

    Level: 2 Intermediate

    Updated on:

    18 Mar 2015

  • How has technology changed us?

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    Intermediate level Duration 30 mins Updated 18 Mar 2015
    Technology and how it has changed us as human beings is outlined in these short animations.
  • What makes us human?

    Four thinkers explore what makes us human with these animations. 

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    30 mins

    Level: 1 Introductory

    Updated on:

    26 Jan 2015

  • What makes us human?

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

    These animations explore the question of what makes us human? 

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    30 mins

    Level: 2 Intermediate

    Updated on:

    19 Jan 2015

  • What makes us human?

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    What makes us human? Copyrighted image Icon Copyrighted image Copyright: BBC
    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?

    Watch these animations to see how philosophers tell right from wrong.

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    5 mins

    Level: 2 Intermediate

    Updated on:

    08 Jan 2015

  • How can I tell right from wrong?

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    How can I tell right from wrong? Copyrighted image Icon Copyrighted image Copyright: 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?

    The concept of beauty is explored in these short animations. 

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    Video

    30 mins

    Level: 2 Intermediate

    Updated on:

    21 Nov 2014

  • Why are things beautiful?

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    Why are things beautiful? Copyrighted image Icon Copyrighted image Copyright: 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?

    This series of animations explore the question: what does it mean to be free? 

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    Video

    30 mins

    Level: 2 Intermediate

    Updated on:

    14 Nov 2014

  • What does it mean to be free?

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    What does it mean to be free? Copyrighted image Icon Copyrighted image Copyright: BBC
    Intermediate level Duration 30 mins Updated 14 Nov 2014
    This series of animations explore the question: what does it mean to be free? 
  • Diotima’s Ladder: From Lust to Morality

    This animation looks at Plato's 'The Symposium' and Socrates recollection of Diotima's theory on beauty. 

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    5 mins

    Level: 1 Introductory

    Updated on:

    07 Nov 2014

  • Diotima’s Ladder: From Lust to Morality

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    Introductory level Duration 5 mins Updated 07 Nov 2014
    This animation looks at Plato's 'The Symposium' and Socrates recollection of Diotima's theory on beauty.