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100 % en línea

100 % en línea

Comienza de inmediato y aprende a tu propio ritmo.
Fechas límite flexibles

Fechas límite flexibles

Restablece las fechas límite en función de tus horarios.
Horas para completar

Aprox. 15 horas para completar

Sugerido: 5 weeks of study, 1-3 hours/week...
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Inglés (English)

Subtítulos: Inglés (English)

Programa - Qué aprenderás en este curso

Semana
1
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1 hora para completar

Aristotle’s Categories

Aristotle’s anti-Platonic metaphysics: the ultimate realities are ordinary objects of our experience, like people and animals. Each of these is a substances, the most fundamental type of being....
Reading
6 videos (Total 49 minutos), 1 reading, 2 quizzes
Video6 videos
Introduction to Aristotle5m
Subjects and Predicates8m
Universals and Particulars8m
Substance and Subject11m
Subjects of Change8m
Reading1 lectura
Aristotle's Categories10m
Quiz2 ejercicios de práctica
Subjects and Predicates10m
Substances & Subjects10m
Semana
2
Horas para completar
2 horas para completar

Aristotle's Natural Philosophy

Natural substances have matter and form, and natural processes are goal-directed. Every living thing, plants and animals included, has a soul that moves it....
Reading
6 videos (Total 57 minutos), 2 readings, 3 quizzes
Video6 videos
Nature12m
Is Form or Matter Nature?5m
The Four Causes10m
Natural Teleology10m
Soul As Cause8m
Reading2 lecturas
Aristotle's Physics10m
Aristotle's On the Soul10m
Quiz3 ejercicios de práctica
Change & Nature6m
Causes in Nature10m
Aristotelian Souls4m
Semana
3
Horas para completar
2 horas para completar

Aristotle's Ethics

The motion of the universe is eternal and its cause is an eternal unmoved mover, Aristotle’s god. Our goal in life is to achieve happiness, which comes in two varieties: the human happiness we achieve by exercising the virtues of character, and the godlike happiness we achieve when we grasp eternal truths....
Reading
9 videos (Total 83 minutos), 2 readings, 2 quizzes
Video9 videos
The First Mover of the Cosmos9m
The Unmoved Mover10m
The Goal of Life7m
What Are You Doing With Your Life?6m
Happiness and Living Well9m
Pleasure and the Human Function9m
Virtue of Character8m
Godlike Virtue10m
Reading2 lecturas
Aristotle's Metaphysics10m
Aristotle's Ethics10m
Quiz2 ejercicios de práctica
The Unmoved Mover10m
Aristotle's Ethics10m
Semana
4
Horas para completar
2 horas para completar

Epicureanism

Epicureans return to the atomism of Democritus, and find no purpose in nature. Philosophy is a therapeutic practice that removes fear and anxiety and provides us with the tranquility (ataraxia) of the gods....
Reading
8 videos (Total 66 minutos), 4 readings, 2 quizzes
Video8 videos
Nature and the Gods9m
Therapeutic Philosophy9m
Death Is Nothing To Us6m
What's Wrong With Death?7m
Ataraxia8m
Restricting Desire7m
Enduring Pain8m
Reading4 lecturas
The Letter to Menoeceus10m
The Letter of Epicurus to Herodotus10m
On the nature of the gods10m
Principal Doctrines10m
Quiz2 ejercicios de práctica
Gods and Death8m
Pleasure and Pain12m
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Principales revisiones

por DVAug 19th 2016

Very much enjoyed this course. Some areas were a review but in others I was able to gain a great deal of new insight into the philosophies that were covered. Many Thanks!

por NKJul 13th 2017

Absolutely amazing course. Very excellent teacher. She is eloquent, knowledgable and effective at teaching. The only sad part is that she only has 2 courses on Coursera.

Instructor

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Susan Sauvé Meyer

Professor
Department of Philosophy

Acerca de University of Pennsylvania

The University of Pennsylvania (commonly referred to as Penn) is a private university, located in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, United States. A member of the Ivy League, Penn is the fourth-oldest institution of higher education in the United States, and considers itself to be the first university in the United States with both undergraduate and graduate studies. ...

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