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  • 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

    Level: 1 Introductory

    Updated on:

    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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    Genius of the Ancient World

    Historian Bettany Hughes travels to India, Greece and China on the trail of three giants of ancient philosophy 

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    14 May 2020

  • Genius of the Ancient World

    Updated 14 May 2020
    Historian Bettany Hughes travels to India, Greece and China on the trail of three giants of ancient philosophy 
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    5 mins

    Level: 2 Intermediate

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    14 May 2020

  • Buddhism's four Noble Truths

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    Intermediate level Duration 5 mins Updated 14 May 2020
    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

    Updated on:

    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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    Updated on:

    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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    What is emotive language and why is it used?

    By Nigel Warburton

    Nigel Warburton helps us grapple with the nuts and bolts of thinking clearly, with the aim of presenting good, clear, logical arguments - in order to achieve your desired effects.

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    5 mins

    Level: 1 Introductory

    Updated on:

    30 Aug 2019

  • What is emotive language and why is it used?

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    Introductory level Duration 5 mins Updated 30 Aug 2019
    Nigel Warburton helps us grapple with the nuts and bolts of thinking clearly, with the aim of presenting good, clear, logical arguments - in order to achieve...
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    Legacy of the Romantics

    By Dr Stephanie Forward

    Who were the Romantics and what did they stand for? Stephanie Forward explains.

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    10 mins

    Level: 1 Introductory

    Updated on:

    30 Aug 2019

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    Introductory level Duration 10 mins Updated 30 Aug 2019
    Who were the Romantics and what did they stand for? Stephanie Forward explains.
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    What is The Social Contract?

    By Jon Pike

    The unwritten 'social contract' keeps society functioning, as Jon Pike explains

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    5 mins

    Level: 1 Introductory

    Updated on:

    30 Aug 2019

  • What is The Social Contract?

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    Introductory level Duration 5 mins Updated 30 Aug 2019
    The unwritten 'social contract' keeps society functioning, as Jon Pike explains

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