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  • Why are people superstitious?

    By Dr Dan Taylor

    Have you ever found yourself counting magpies, avoiding black cats or worrying about an upcoming Friday the 13th? You may have said 'Bless You!' after a loved one’s sneeze, or kept your fingers crossed for a good outcome. Perhaps you count your...

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    10 mins

    Level: 1 Introductory

    Updated on:

    14 Jul 2021

  • Why are people superstitious?

    Introductory level Duration 10 mins Updated 14 Jul 2021
    Have you ever found yourself counting magpies, avoiding black cats or worrying about an upcoming Friday the 13th? You may have said 'Bless You!' after a...
  • Trouble in paradise: The Dutch golden age

    By Dr Dan Taylor

    Dr Dan Taylor looks at troubles the Netherlands faced due to religious divisions and how this nearly led to the collapse of one of the wealthiest countries in the world.

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    10 mins

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    14 Jul 2021

  • Trouble in paradise: The Dutch golden age

    Introductory level Duration 10 mins Updated 14 Jul 2021
    Dr Dan Taylor looks at troubles the Netherlands faced due to religious divisions and how this nearly led to the collapse of one of the wealthiest...
  • Why do we need free speech?

    By Dr Dan Taylor

    Today free speech is widely considered to be a basic human right. Our individual liberty to say and think what we wish – within limits – is defended in modern British law.

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    10 mins

    Level: 1 Introductory

    Updated on:

    14 Jul 2021

  • Why do we need free speech?

    Introductory level Duration 10 mins Updated 14 Jul 2021
    Today free speech is widely considered to be a basic human right. Our individual liberty to say and think what we wish – within limits – is defended in...
  • Meithrin eich Sgiliau Meddwl yn Feirniadol

    By Dr Mark Pinder, Dr Paul-François Tremlett

    Beth allwch chi ei wneud i feithrin eich sgiliau meddwl yn feirniadol? Mae Mark Pinder a Paul-François Tremlett yn esbonio ambell beth i'w cofio wrth asesu dadleuon pobl eraill, ac wrth gynnig eich dadleuon eich hun hefyd.

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    5 mins

    Level: 1 Introductory

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    19 Feb 2021

  • Meithrin eich Sgiliau Meddwl yn Feirniadol

    Introductory level Duration 5 mins Updated 19 Feb 2021
    Beth allwch chi ei wneud i feithrin eich sgiliau meddwl yn feirniadol? Mae Mark Pinder a Paul-François Tremlett yn esbonio ambell beth i'w cofio wrth asesu...
  • Sharpening Your Critical Thinking

    By Dr Mark Pinder, Dr Paul-François Tremlett

    What can you do to sharpen up your critical thinking? Mark Pinder and Paul-François Tremlett explain a few things to keep in mind when assessing other people’s arguments, and also when offering your own.

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    5 mins

    Level: 1 Introductory

    Updated on:

    19 Feb 2021

  • Sharpening Your Critical Thinking

    Introductory level Duration 5 mins Updated 19 Feb 2021
    What can you do to sharpen up your critical thinking? Mark Pinder and Paul-François Tremlett explain a few things to keep in mind when assessing other people...
  • The distance between us

    By Matthew Cole, Kate Stewart

    Matthew Cole and Kate Stewart on how society ‘helps’ us to rationalise the exploitation of other animals, giving us a ‘license to harm’.

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    5 mins

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    14 Dec 2020

  • The distance between us

    Introductory level Duration 5 mins Updated 14 Dec 2020
    Matthew Cole and Kate Stewart on how society ‘helps’ us to rationalise the exploitation of other animals, giving us a ‘license to harm’.
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    14 May 2020

  • Buddhism's four Noble Truths

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    This animation explores the Buddha's Four Noble Truths.
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    Why is destroying cultural sites for military purposes a war crime?

    By Professor Derek Matravers

    After the assassination of General Soleimani, President Trump threatened to destroy cultural sites if Iran retaliated. Professor Derek Matravers explains why this is a war crime.

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    10 mins

    Level: 1 Introductory

    Updated on:

    14 Jan 2020

  • Why is destroying cultural sites for military purposes a war crime?

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    Introductory level Duration 10 mins Updated 14 Jan 2020
    After the assassination of General Soleimani, President Trump threatened to destroy cultural sites if Iran retaliated. Professor Derek Matravers explains why...
  • Is democracy a good thing?

    By Professor Derek Matravers

    Is democracy the best way to select who runs our country? Is it unequivocally a good thing? Professor Derek Matravers discusses Plato's argument against democracy.

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    10 mins

    Level: 2 Intermediate

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    26 Nov 2019

  • Is democracy a good thing?

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    Intermediate level Duration 10 mins Updated 26 Nov 2019
    Is democracy the best way to select who runs our country? Is it unequivocally a good thing? Professor Derek Matravers discusses Plato's argument against...
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    30 Aug 2019

  • What is the difference between distributive and commutative justice: A one minute guide

    Duration 5 mins Updated 30 Aug 2019
    What are distributive and commutative justice? What do the terms mean, and how are they different? We've got a really simple guide...

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