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The Death of Socrates

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

The Life of Socrates

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

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

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I love my mum (but not like that...) Copyrighted image Credit: BBC New content
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 New content
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 New content
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 New content
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. 

Confucian Ancestor Worship

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Confucian Ancestor Worship Copyrighted image Credit: BBC New content
Introductory level Duration 5 mins Updated 16 Jul 2015
This short animation, narrated by Aidan Turner, looks at Confucian ideals surrounding family and worshipping ancestors. 

Plato's Philosopher Kings

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Plato's Philosopher Kings Copyrighted image Credit: BBC New content
Introductory level Duration 5 mins Updated 16 Jul 2015
This short animation, narrated by Aidan Turner, digs deeper into democracy and proposes philosophers would be great leaders. 

Does an invisible hand guide the economy?

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Does an invisible hand guide the economy? Copyrighted image Credit: BBC New content
Introductory level Duration 5 mins Updated 16 Jul 2015
This short animation, narrated by Aidan Turner, looks at the metaphor of the 'invisible hand' engineers the economy. 

John Locke on Toleration

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John Locke on Toleration Copyrighted image Credit: BBC New content
Introductory level Duration 5 mins Updated 16 Jul 2015
This short animation, narrated by Aidan Turner, explores persuading people to change their beliefs by force.