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  • Why Study Philosophers? Creative commons image Icon Bernd Schwabe in Hannover under Creative Commons BY-SA 4.0 license

    Why Study Philosophers?

    By Professor Derek Matravers

    Derek Matravers considers what makes someone a philosopher and what makes a philosopher representative.

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    Article

    5 mins

    Level: 1 Introductory

    Updated on:

    27 Jul 2017

  • Why Study Philosophers?

    Why Study Philosophers? Creative commons image Icon Bernd Schwabe in Hannover under Creative Commons BY-SA 4.0 license
    Introductory level Duration 5 mins Updated 27 Jul 2017
    Derek Matravers considers what makes someone a philosopher and what makes a philosopher representative.
  • Arendt Copyrighted image Icon Copyright: Used with permission

    Arendt

    By Jonathan Ree

    Jonathan Rée introduces the philosophy of Hannah Arendt.

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    Article

    5 mins

    Level: 1 Introductory

    Updated on:

    02 Feb 2017

  • Arendt

    Arendt Copyrighted image Icon Copyright: Used with permission
    Introductory level Duration 5 mins Updated 02 Feb 2017
    Jonathan Rée introduces the philosophy of Hannah Arendt.
  • Genius of the Ancient World

    Historian Bettany Hughes travels to India, Greece and China on the trail of three giants of ancient philosophy: The Buddha, Socrates...

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    TV Programme

    5 mins

    Level: 1 Introductory

    Updated on:

    23 Jan 2017

  • Genius of the Ancient World

    Introductory level Duration 5 mins Updated 23 Jan 2017
    Historian Bettany Hughes travels to India, Greece and China on the trail of three giants of ancient philosophy: The Buddha, Socrates and Confucius.
  • OpenLearn Live: 29th February 2016 Copyright free image Icon Copyright free: Public domain

    OpenLearn Live: 29th February 2016

    By The OpenLearn team

    The father of the original superman wasn't Jor-El, and not everyone uses social media in the same way. Free...

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    Article

    5 mins

    Level: 1 Introductory

    Updated on:

    29 Feb 2016

  • OpenLearn Live: 29th February 2016

    OpenLearn Live: 29th February 2016 Copyright free image Icon Copyright free: Public domain
    Introductory level Duration 5 mins Updated 29 Feb 2016
    The father of the original superman wasn't Jor-El, and not everyone uses social media in the same way. Free learning throughout the day.
  • Confucian Ancestor Worship Copyrighted image Icon Copyright: BBC

    Confucian Ancestor Worship

    This short animation, narrated by Aidan Turner, looks at Confucian ideals surrounding family and worshipping...

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    Video

    5 mins

    Level: 1 Introductory

    Updated on:

    16 Jul 2015

  • Confucian Ancestor Worship

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    Confucian Ancestor Worship Copyrighted image Icon Copyright: BBC
    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 Copyrighted image Icon Copyright: BBC

    Plato's Philosopher Kings

    This short animation, narrated by Aidan Turner, digs deeper into democracy and proposes philosophers would be great...

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    Video

    5 mins

    Level: 1 Introductory

    Updated on:

    16 Jul 2015

  • Plato's Philosopher Kings

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    Plato's Philosopher Kings Copyrighted image Icon Copyright: BBC
    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? Copyrighted image Icon Copyright: BBC

    Does an invisible hand guide the economy?

    This short animation, narrated by Aidan Turner, looks at the metaphor of the 'invisible hand' engineers the economy....

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    Video

    5 mins

    Level: 1 Introductory

    Updated on:

    16 Jul 2015

  • Does an invisible hand guide the economy?

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    Does an invisible hand guide the economy? Copyrighted image Icon Copyright: BBC
    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 Copyrighted image Icon Copyright: BBC

    John Locke on Toleration

    This short animation, narrated by Aidan Turner, explores persuading people to change their beliefs by force. 

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    Video

    5 mins

    Level: 1 Introductory

    Updated on:

    16 Jul 2015

  • John Locke on Toleration

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    John Locke on Toleration Copyrighted image Icon Copyright: BBC
    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. 
  • John Nash (1928 - 2015) Copyrighted image Icon Copyright: BBC

    John Nash (1928 - 2015)

    By The OpenLearn team

    Introducing John Nash, inventor of The Prisoner's Dilemma and game theory.

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    Article

    5 mins

    Level: 1 Introductory

    Updated on:

    17 Jun 2015

  • John Nash (1928 - 2015)

    John Nash (1928 - 2015) Copyrighted image Icon Copyright: BBC
    Introductory level Duration 5 mins Updated 17 Jun 2015
    Introducing John Nash, inventor of The Prisoner's Dilemma and game theory.
  • Lex Talionis and Retribution Copyrighted image Icon Copyright: BBC

    Lex Talionis and Retribution

    This animation explores the idea of retribution and 'an eye for an eye..' theory. 

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    Video

    5 mins

    Level: 1 Introductory

    Updated on:

    02 Apr 2015

  • Lex Talionis and Retribution

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    Lex Talionis and Retribution Copyrighted image Icon Copyright: BBC
    Introductory level Duration 5 mins Updated 02 Apr 2015
    This animation explores the idea of retribution and 'an eye for an eye..' theory. 
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