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The big questions of philosophy - season 1.

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  • Physical Description: 1 online resource (36 video files (approximately 1080 min.)) : sound, color
  • Publisher: [United States] : The Great Courses : 2016.

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Episode 19 What Preserves Personal Identity? Episode 23 How Does the Brain Produce the Mind? Episode 27 Does Happiness Define the Good? Episode 1 How Do We Do Philosophy? Episode 15 Why Would God Cause Natural Evil? Episode 17 Do Our Souls Make Us Free? Episode 18 What Does It Mean to Be Free? Episode 7 What Is the Best Way to Gain Knowledge? Episode 26 Does God Define the Good? Episode 30 Why Bother Being Good? Episode 6 Is Knowledge Possible? Episode 36 What Is the Meaning of Life? Episode 22 Are You Really You? Episode 2 Why Should We Trust Reason? Episode 33 How Big Should Government Be? Episode 8 Do We Know What Knowledge Is? Episode 21 Are Persons Just Bodies? Episode 24 What Do Minds Do, If Anything? Episode 14 How Could God Allow Moral Evil? Episode 31 Should Government Exist? Episode 20 Are Persons Mere Minds? Episode 10 Can Mystical Experience Justify Belief? Episode 13 What Is God Like? Episode 5 What Is Truth? Episode 9 When Can We Trust Testimony? Episode 29 How Ought We to Live? Episode 16 Are Freedom and Foreknowledge Compatible? Episode 35 What Makes a Society Fair or Just? Episode 32 What Justifies a Government? Episode 12 Why Is There Something Rather Than Nothing? Episode 4 How Do We Find the Best Explanation? Episode 11 Is Faith Ever Rational? Episode 3 How Do We Reason Carefully? Episode 34 What Are the Limits of Liberty? Episode 25 Could Machines Think? Episode 28 Does Reason Define the Good?.
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We have all pondered seemingly unanswerably but significant questions about our existence - the biggest of all being, "Why are we here?" This course gives you the tools to follow and create logical arguments while exploring famous philosophers' viewpoints on these important questions. Join Plato, Descartes, Locke, Hume, Kant, Mill, Marx, and many others in an exploration of fundamental questions.
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Rated TVPG.
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Mode of access: World Wide Web.

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