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The Death of Socrates

The Death of Socrates
Introductory level Updated 24 Jul 2015
Why was Socrates killed? Learn the reasons for his death.

The Life of Socrates

The Life of Socrates
Introductory level Updated 24 Jul 2015
Who was Socrates? Find out what we know about his life.

Wittgenstein’s Beetle in the Box Analogy

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Wittgenstein’s Beetle in the Box Analogy Copyrighted image Credit: BBC
Introductory level Duration 5 mins Updated 16 Jul 2015
This animation looks at Wittgenstein's thinking that problems were caused by a 'bewitchment of language'. 

If a tree falls in a forest and nobody is there to hear it, does it make a sound?

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If a tree falls in a forest and nobody is there to hear it, does it make a sound? Copyrighted image Credit: BBC
Introductory level Duration 5 mins Updated 16 Jul 2015
This animation explores Bishop George Berkeley who though the only things that truly exists are minds and ideas. 

Science is based on fact. Cold, unchanging, unarguable facts. Or perhaps not.

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Science is based on fact. Cold, unchanging, unarguable facts. Or perhaps not. Copyrighted image Credit: BBC
Introductory level Duration 5 mins Updated 16 Jul 2015
Can scientific theories only really be called 'scientific' if they can be proven false? Karl Popper thought so...

Can you believe in miracles?

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Can you believe in miracles? Copyrighted image Credit: BBC
Introductory level Duration 5 mins Updated 16 Jul 2015
This animation, narrated by Aidan Turner, explores David Hume's thinking behind miracles versus extraordinary events. 

I love my mum (but not like that...)

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I love my mum (but not like that...) Copyrighted image Credit: BBC
Introductory level Duration 5 mins Updated 16 Jul 2015
This short animation, narrated by Aidan Turner, looks at the Oedipus and Electra complexes and how Edvard Westermarck saw these ...

Sartre: Love is a hazardous, painful struggle

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Sartre: Love is a hazardous, painful struggle Copyrighted image Credit: BBC
Introductory level Duration 5 mins Updated 16 Jul 2015
This short animation, narrated by Aidan Turner, shows the conflict and danger of love from Jean-Paul Sartre's perspective. 

Love? What’s in it for me?

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Love? What’s in it for me? Copyrighted image Credit: BBC
Introductory level Duration 5 mins Updated 16 Jul 2015
This short animation, narrated by Aidan Turner, looks at how love is a selfish act that people only do so that they can feel good about themselves....

How two halves make a whole

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How two halves make a whole Copyrighted image Credit: BBC
Introductory level Duration 5 mins Updated 16 Jul 2015
This short animation, narrated by Aidan Turner, explores Aristophane's story about humans searching for their other half.