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Why are things beautiful?

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Why are things beautiful? Copyrighted image Credit: BBC New content
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 New content
Intermediate level Duration 30 mins Updated 14 Nov 2014
These series of animations explore the question: what does it mean to be free? 

Capitalism: Beyond repair or awaiting a fix?

Capitalism: Beyond repair or awaiting a fix? Creative commons image Credit: Dominic Alves under CC-BY licence
Duration 15 mins Updated 03 Oct 2014
The 2008 financial crisis still thrums underneath political debate six years on - have we missed a chance to rework capitalism? Does it even need...

Cynicism: Philosophy for dogs?

Cynicism: Philosophy for dogs? Copyrighted image Credit: © Zakkum5 | Dreamstime.com
Introductory level Duration 10 mins Updated 28 Aug 2013
Where being truly human means living like a dog.

Choose your own philosophy adventure

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Choose your own philosophy adventure Creative commons image Credit: The Open University
Introductory level Duration 1 hour Updated 26 Jun 2013
'Castle, Forest, Island, Sea' is a choose-your-own-adventure story that explores key questions in philosophy. Where will your chosen path lead you?

The ancient conflict

The ancient conflict Creative commons image Credit: B9TRIBECAlicensedfor reuse under CC BY-ND 3.0
Introductory level Updated 02 May 2013
Enjoy a philosophical exploration of the ancient conflict that simmers between Star Trek's Spock and  McCoy

The problem of progress

The problem of progress Copyrighted image Credit: Jupiter Images
Introductory level Duration 5 mins Updated 11 Jul 2012
Geoff Andrews argues that to understand political philosopher John Gray's view on immortality theories, we need to look at the development of his...

Introducing Richard Sennett

Introducing Richard Sennett Creative commons image Credit: Ars Electronica under CC-BY-NC-ND licence
Introductory level Duration 5 mins Updated 26 Apr 2011
The polymath Richard Sennett offers new ways of thinking about how society produces, consumes and the way we work now.

Appearance and reality: in conversation with Derren Brown

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Appearance and reality: in conversation with Derren Brown  Copyrighted image Credit: The Open University
Introductory level Duration 10 mins Updated 27 Sep 2010
Nigel Warburton talks to psychological illusionist Derren Brown about appearance and reality, and what kind of people are most gullible.

A Change In World View

A Change In World View Copyrighted image Credit: Production team
Introductory level Duration 10 mins Updated 08 Dec 2005
Derek Matravers explores the origins of Romanticism.