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  • Rene Descartes - “I think, therefore I am” Copyrighted image Icon Copyright: The BBC

    Rene Descartes - “I think, therefore I am”

    Stephen Fry explains Rene Descartes argument 'Cogito Ergo Sum' - 'I think, therefore I am'.

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    5 mins

    Level: 2 Intermediate

    Updated on:

    14 Apr 2015

  • Rene Descartes - “I think, therefore I am”

    Rene Descartes - “I think, therefore I am” Copyrighted image Icon Copyright: The BBC
    Intermediate level Duration 5 mins Updated 14 Apr 2015
    Stephen Fry explains Rene Descartes argument 'Cogito Ergo Sum' - 'I think, therefore I am'.
  • Erving Goffman and The Performed Self Copyrighted image Icon Copyright: The BBC

    Erving Goffman and The Performed Self

    Do you have a fixed character? Or do you play many roles based on the situation? Stephen Fry explains Erving Goffman...

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    5 mins

    Level: 2 Intermediate

    Updated on:

    14 Apr 2015

  • Erving Goffman and The Performed Self

    Erving Goffman and The Performed Self Copyrighted image Icon Copyright: The BBC
    Intermediate level Duration 5 mins Updated 14 Apr 2015
    Do you have a fixed character? Or do you play many roles based on the situation? Stephen Fry explains Erving Goffman's theory of the Performed Self. 
  • Know Thyself Copyrighted image Icon Copyright: BBC

    Know Thyself

    This animation explores how we can be sure we're the same person as we were yesterday and looks at John Locke's ideas...

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    5 mins

    Level: 2 Intermediate

    Updated on:

    10 Apr 2015

  • Know Thyself

    Know Thyself Copyrighted image Icon Copyright: BBC
    Intermediate level Duration 5 mins Updated 10 Apr 2015
    This animation explores how we can be sure we're the same person as we were yesterday and looks at John Locke's ideas on this. 
  • Key Questions in Philosophy with The Open University Copyrighted image Icon Copyright: Magentis08 | Dreamstime.com

    Key Questions in Philosophy with The Open University

    Our broad-ranging module 'Key Questions in Philosophy' investigates five different topics in philosophy: truth in...

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    1 hour

    Level: 1 Introductory

    Updated on:

    09 Apr 2015

  • Key Questions in Philosophy with The Open University

    Key Questions in Philosophy with The Open University Copyrighted image Icon Copyright: Magentis08 | Dreamstime.com
    Introductory level Duration 1 hour Updated 09 Apr 2015
    Our broad-ranging module 'Key Questions in Philosophy' investigates five different topics in philosophy: truth in fiction, the justice of war, reason and...
  • 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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    5 mins

    Level: 2 Intermediate

    Updated on:

    02 Apr 2015

  • The veil of ignorance

    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
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    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. 
  • Exploring Philosophy with The Open University Copyrighted image Icon Copyright: Yuryz | Dreamstime.com

    Exploring Philosophy with The Open University

    Our course 'Exploring Philosophy' considers fundamental questions from six core areas: the self; philosophy of...

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    1 hour

    Level: 1 Introductory

    Updated on:

    01 Apr 2015

  • Exploring Philosophy with The Open University

    Exploring Philosophy with The Open University Copyrighted image Icon Copyright: Yuryz | Dreamstime.com
    Introductory level Duration 1 hour Updated 01 Apr 2015
    Our course 'Exploring Philosophy' considers fundamental questions from six core areas: the self; philosophy of religion; ethics; knowledge and science; the...
  • 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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    Video

    5 mins

    Level: 2 Intermediate

    Updated on:

    01 Apr 2015

  • Ayn Rand and selfishness

    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
    Video

    5 mins

    Level: 2 Intermediate

    Updated on:

    01 Apr 2015

  • Buddhism's four Noble Truths

    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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    5 mins

    Level: 2 Intermediate

    Updated on:

    25 Mar 2015

  • Max Weber and the Protestant Ethic

    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. 
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