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  • The Global Philosopher Copyrighted image Icon Copyright: The BBC

    The Global Philosopher

    The BBC in partnership with The Open University invites you to join the Global Philosophy Club.

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    Radio Programme

    10 mins

    Level: 1 Introductory

    Updated on:

    06 Feb 2018

  • The Global Philosopher

    The Global Philosopher Copyrighted image Icon Copyright: The BBC Updated content
    Introductory level Duration 10 mins Updated 06 Feb 2018
    The BBC in partnership with The Open University invites you to join the Global Philosophy Club.
  • Heritage in war Creative commons image Icon Bernard Gagnon under CC-BY-SA licence under Creative Commons BY-SA 4.0 license

    Heritage in war

    By Professor Derek Matravers

    Professor Derek Matravers considers the treatment of cultural heritage in war and the philosophical questions...

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    10 mins

    Level: 1 Introductory

    Updated on:

    29 Jan 2018

  • Heritage in war

    Heritage in war Creative commons image Icon Bernard Gagnon under CC-BY-SA licence under Creative Commons BY-SA 4.0 license
    Introductory level Duration 10 mins Updated 29 Jan 2018
    Professor Derek Matravers considers the treatment of cultural heritage in war and the philosophical questions that need to be asked to protect cultural...
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    Freedom of speech

    By Professor Derek Matravers

    Should there be limits to freedom of speech? Professor of Philosophy, Derek Matravers, explores this idea.

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    10 mins

    Level: 1 Introductory

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    26 Jan 2018

  • Freedom of speech

    Freedom of speech Copyright free image Icon Copyright free: Unknown under CF licence
    Introductory level Duration 10 mins Updated 26 Jan 2018
    Should there be limits to freedom of speech? Professor of Philosophy, Derek Matravers, explores this idea.
  • Choose your own philosophy adventure Creative commons image Icon The Open University under Creative Commons BY-NC-SA 4.0 license

    Choose your own philosophy adventure

    'Castle, Forest, Island, Sea' is a choose-your-own-adventure story that explores key questions in philosophy. Where...

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    1 hour

    Level: 1 Introductory

    Updated on:

    05 Dec 2017

  • Choose your own philosophy adventure

    Choose your own philosophy adventure Creative commons image Icon The Open University under Creative Commons BY-NC-SA 4.0 license
    Introductory level Duration 1 hour Updated 05 Dec 2017
    'Castle, Forest, Island, Sea' is a choose-your-own-adventure story that explores key questions in philosophy. Where will your chosen path lead you?
  • 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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    5 mins

    Level: 1 Introductory

    Updated on:

    25 Oct 2017

  • Genius of the Ancient World

    Introductory level Duration 5 mins Updated 25 Oct 2017
    Historian Bettany Hughes travels to India, Greece and China on the trail of three giants of ancient philosophy: The Buddha, Socrates and Confucius.
  • What did Voltaire think about Buddhism? Creative commons image Icon Manchester Art Gallery / Art UK under Creative Commons BY-NC-ND 4.0 license

    What did Voltaire think about Buddhism?

    By Donald S. Lopez Jr.

    Donald S. Lopez, Jr. looks at Voltaire’s early reflections on Buddhism and how, in his desire to separate the Buddha...

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    5 mins

    Level: 1 Introductory

    Updated on:

    26 Jun 2017

  • What did Voltaire think about Buddhism?

    What did Voltaire think about Buddhism? Creative commons image Icon Manchester Art Gallery / Art UK under Creative Commons BY-NC-ND 4.0 license
    Introductory level Duration 5 mins Updated 26 Jun 2017
    Donald S. Lopez, Jr. looks at Voltaire’s early reflections on Buddhism and how, in his desire to separate the Buddha’s teachings from the trappings of...
  • Labour to the marrow: Exploring the party's ethos Creative commons image Icon Chris Beckett under Creative Commons BY-NC-SA 4.0 license

    Labour to the marrow: Exploring the party's ethos

    By Karl Pike

    Particular perspectives influence how individuals think about politics. But how do members and supporters of a single...

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    5 mins

    Level: 1 Introductory

    Updated on:

    10 May 2017

  • Labour to the marrow: Exploring the party's ethos

    Labour to the marrow: Exploring the party's ethos Creative commons image Icon Chris Beckett under Creative Commons BY-NC-SA 4.0 license
    Introductory level Duration 5 mins Updated 10 May 2017
    Particular perspectives influence how individuals think about politics. But how do members and supporters of a single party create a collective perception of...
  • Genius of the Modern World Copyrighted image Icon Copyright: The BBC

    Genius of the Modern World

    Bettany Hughes explores the life and works of Karl Marx, Friedrich Nietzsche and Sigmund Freud in the three part series from the OU...

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    Level: 1 Introductory

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    01 May 2017

  • Genius of the Modern World

    Genius of the Modern World Copyrighted image Icon Copyright: The BBC
    Introductory level Updated 01 May 2017
    Bettany Hughes explores the life and works of Karl Marx, Friedrich Nietzsche and Sigmund Freud in the three part series from the OU and the BBC.
  • 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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    20 mins

    Level: 1 Introductory

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    04 Apr 2017

  • Timeline: Marx, Nietzsche and Freud

    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.
  • Political deliberation under conditions of deception: the case of Brexit Creative commons image Icon 'No Dunkirk Spirit Can Save Britain From Brexit Defeat' by Tiocfaidh ár lá 1916, via Flickr under Creative Commons BY-ND 4.0 license
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    20 mins

    Level: 2 Intermediate

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    03 Apr 2017

  • Political deliberation under conditions of deception: the case of Brexit

    Political deliberation under conditions of deception: the case of Brexit Creative commons image Icon 'No Dunkirk Spirit Can Save Britain From Brexit Defeat' by Tiocfaidh ár lá 1916, via Flickr under Creative Commons BY-ND 4.0 license
    Intermediate level Duration 20 mins Updated 03 Apr 2017
    Setting out a philosophical analysis of Brexit

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  • Exploring philosophy: faking nature

    Commercial exploitation of nature, such as mining, fracking, or generating hydro-electric power, often damages the way the natural environment...

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    9 hours

    Level: 3 Advanced

    Updated on:

    06 Feb 2018

  • Exploring philosophy: faking nature

    Exploring philosophy: faking nature Copyrighted image Icon Copyright: Vatican Museums and Galleries, Vatican City/Bridgeman Images Updated content
    Advanced level Duration 9 hours Updated 06 Feb 2018
    Commercial exploitation of nature, such as mining, fracking, or generating hydro...

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    BA (Honours) Philosophy and Psychological Studies

    BA (Honours) Philosophy and Psychological Studies Copyrighted image Icon Copyright: The Open University/Karen Parker
    Duration 3600 hours Updated 19 Feb 2018
    Philosophy and psychology seek to answer profound questions about us, our minds,...

    BA (Honours) Politics, Philosophy and Economics

    BA (Honours) Politics, Philosophy and Economics Copyrighted image Icon Copyright: Dreamstime
    Duration 3600 hours Updated 19 Feb 2018
    Where do social order (and disorder) come from? How can we make ourselves richer,...

    MA Philosophy part 2

    Advanced level Duration 1200 hours Updated 19 Feb 2018 Register by 21 Sep 2018
    The module will complete your study for the MA in Philosophy. You'll study: the...

    MA Philosophy part 1

    Advanced level Duration 600 hours Updated 19 Feb 2018 Register by 20 Sep 2018
    The module will introduce you to graduate-level philosophy, through the study of...

    Exploring philosophy

    Intermediate level Duration 600 hours Updated 19 Feb 2018 Register by 13 Sep 2018
    This introduction to philosophy considers fundamental questions from six core...

    Key questions in philosophy

    Advanced level Duration 600 hours Updated 19 Feb 2018 Register by 13 Sep 2018
    This broad-ranging module investigates five different topics in philosophy: truth...
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