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  • Timeline: Marx, Nietzsche and Freud

    By Dr Gerry Mooney, Dr Manuel Dries, Professor Paul Stenner

    Explore the lives and works of Karl Marx, Friedrich Nietzsche and Sigmund Freud with our interactive timeline.

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    Activity

    20 mins

    Level: 1 Introductory

    Updated on:

    04 Apr 2017

  • Timeline: Marx, Nietzsche and Freud

    Featuring: Activity Activity
    Introductory level Duration 20 mins Updated 04 Apr 2017
    Explore the lives and works of Karl Marx, Friedrich Nietzsche and Sigmund Freud with our interactive timeline.
  • Blade Runner: What's the balance between science and fiction? Creative commons image Icon Philip Hunt under Creative Commons BY-NC-ND 4.0 license
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    10 mins

    Level: 1 Introductory

    Updated on:

    08 Jan 2016

  • Blade Runner: What's the balance between science and fiction?

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    Blade Runner: What's the balance between science and fiction? Creative commons image Icon Philip Hunt under Creative Commons BY-NC-ND 4.0 license
    Introductory level Duration 10 mins Updated 08 Jan 2016
    How does Blade Runner shape up as a piece of work when real scientists look at its workings?
  • OpenLearn Live: 13th November 2015 Copyright free image Icon Copyright free: The Engineer
    Article

    5 mins

    Level: 1 Introductory

    Updated on:

    13 Nov 2015

  • OpenLearn Live: 13th November 2015

    OpenLearn Live: 13th November 2015 Copyright free image Icon Copyright free: The Engineer
    Introductory level Duration 5 mins Updated 13 Nov 2015
    The man who started a two-wheeled craze. Then more free learning through the day.
  • Civil Disobedience Copyrighted image Icon Copyright: The BBC

    Civil Disobedience

    Should you follow your conscience and break the law if you feel it is morally right, rather than be a cog in an...

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    5 mins

    Level: 1 Introductory

    Updated on:

    07 Apr 2015

  • Civil Disobedience

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    Civil Disobedience Copyrighted image Icon Copyright: The BBC
    Introductory level Duration 5 mins Updated 07 Apr 2015
    Should you follow your conscience and break the law if you feel it is morally right, rather than be a cog in an unjust system? Stephen Fry investigates some...
  • The veil of ignorance Copyrighted image Icon Copyright: BBC

    The veil of ignorance

    This animation debates one of the most searching ideas of legal thought: John Rawls' assertion of the value of a veil...

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    Video

    5 mins

    Level: 2 Intermediate

    Updated on:

    02 Apr 2015

  • The veil of ignorance

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    The veil of ignorance Copyrighted image Icon Copyright: BBC
    Intermediate level Duration 5 mins Updated 02 Apr 2015
    This animation debates one of the most searching ideas of legal thought: John Rawls' assertion of the value of a veil of ignorance.
  • OU on the BBC: A History of Ideas - What is justice? Copyrighted image Icon Copyright: BBC
    Article

    5 mins

    Level: 2 Intermediate

    Updated on:

    02 Apr 2015

  • OU on the BBC: A History of Ideas - What is justice?

    OU on the BBC: A History of Ideas - What is justice? Copyrighted image Icon Copyright: BBC
    Intermediate level Duration 5 mins Updated 02 Apr 2015
    Melvyn Bragg discusses the big question "What is justice?" along with four guests. 
  • Ayn Rand and selfishness Copyrighted image Icon Copyright: The BBC

    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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    Ayn Rand and selfishness Copyrighted image Icon Copyright: The BBC
    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. 
  • Buddhism's four Noble Truths Copyrighted image Icon Copyright: The BBC
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    5 mins

    Level: 2 Intermediate

    Updated on:

    01 Apr 2015

  • Buddhism's four Noble Truths

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    Buddhism's four Noble Truths Copyrighted image Icon Copyright: The BBC
    Intermediate level Duration 5 mins Updated 01 Apr 2015
    This animation explores the Buddha's Four Noble Truths.
  • Max Weber and the Protestant Ethic Copyrighted image Icon Copyright: BBC

    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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    Video

    5 mins

    Level: 2 Intermediate

    Updated on:

    25 Mar 2015

  • Max Weber and the Protestant Ethic

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    Max Weber and the Protestant Ethic Copyrighted image Icon Copyright: BBC
    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. 
  • Aristotle on flourishing Copyrighted image Icon Copyright: BBC

    Aristotle on flourishing

    This animation looks at Aristotle's ideas about flourishing and how to live a good life.

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    Video

    5 mins

    Level: 2 Intermediate

    Updated on:

    24 Mar 2015

  • Aristotle on flourishing

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    Aristotle on flourishing Copyrighted image Icon Copyright: BBC
    Intermediate level Duration 5 mins Updated 24 Mar 2015
    This animation looks at Aristotle's ideas about flourishing and how to live a good life.
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