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This course will introduce you to some of the main areas of research in contemporary philosophy. Each module a different philosopher will talk you through some of the most important questions and issues in their area of expertise. We’ll begin by trying to understand what philosophy is – what are its characteristic aims and methods, and how does it differ from other subjects? Then we’ll spend the rest of the course gaining an introductory overview of several different areas of philosophy. Topics you’ll learn about will include: Epistemology, where we’ll consider what our knowledge of the world and ourselves consists in, and how we come to have it; Philosophy of science, where we’ll investigate foundational conceptual issues in scientific research and practice; Philosophy of Mind, where we’ll ask questions about what it means for something to have a mind, and how minds should be understood and explained; Political Philosophy, where we'll investigate whether we have an obligation to obey the law; Moral Philosophy, where we’ll attempt to understand the nature of our moral judgements and reactions – whether they aim at some objective moral truth, or are mere personal or cultural preferences, and; Metaphysics, where we’ll think through some fundamental conceptual questions about free will and the nature of reality. The development of this MOOC has been led by the University of Edinburgh's Eidyn research centre. To accompany 'Introduction to Philosophy', we are pleased to announce a tie-in book from Routledge entitled 'Philosophy for Everyone'. This course companion to the 'Introduction to Philosophy' course was written by the Edinburgh Philosophy team expressly with the needs of MOOC students in mind. 'Philosophy for Everyone' contains clear and user-friendly chapters, chapter summaries, glossary, study questions, suggestions for further reading and guides to online resources. Please click "Start Here" and navigate to the "Optional Reading" page for more information....

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Sep 02, 2015

I thoroughly enjoyed this course and find that it encouragingly sets some directions, and of course, raises my excitement for further study into some of the different fields of philosophy. Thank you.


Jun 28, 2020

It is an excellent course for anyone who is interested in knowing more about philosophy and philosophical questions. The lectures are short and very informative! I would highly recommend this course.

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por Manish P S

Dec 24, 2015

Brilliant course to get you a head start on 'Philosophy.'

por Thiago S

Jun 04, 2020

Nice content. Good to start on the world of philosophy.

por Suyogya M B

Apr 20, 2020

Comprehensive Philosophy journey of my life. Thank you.

por Abhinaya K

Jul 25, 2020

Student friendly and gives a new perspective of things

por Anthony O

May 19, 2020

Really Informative course. Loved the various lecturers

por Caio P R

May 01, 2018

Very interesting introduction to philosophical issues

por Chris L

Apr 27, 2016

very nice introductory course looking at questions of

por Edgar a

Mar 05, 2016

is a very good course to start in the world of think,

por Siqi G

May 17, 2020

Overall, love it!! Really good introduction classes.

por Shubham V

Feb 18, 2017

good course, just needs to be a little more thorough

por Anton G

Jun 22, 2016

There are many more interesting themes in philosophy

por Rina J P

Sep 03, 2020

I got to learn many new perspectives of philosophy


Jul 11, 2019

Es una buena introducción al mundo de la filosofía

por José L

Sep 03, 2017

bastante interesante, explicado de manera sencilla

por Branko P

Feb 19, 2017

Nice introduction in basic philosophical concepts.

por Lauren H

Aug 21, 2015

Well created and gives plenty of food for thought!

por Yiyang L

Aug 22, 2019

little repetitive.. But overall great material!!

por Paweł J Z

Mar 13, 2016

Good course, very arbitrary chosen topics though

por Jawaad a

Aug 26, 2020

how will i get my certificate??? i didnt get it

por Kalyaneswar J

Jun 23, 2020

Excellent course with well-structured contents.

por Luis E A R

May 22, 2016

great, perhaps the tests doesn't work very well

por Karen T C R

Aug 06, 2017

Hay unas lecturas muy largas y muy complejas.

por Luis P

May 19, 2017

Buen curso que te lleva a pensar diferente...

por Kheyreddine H

Aug 14, 2015

You didn't give me an Honor Code Certificate!

por Jittu V

Aug 23, 2020

really enjoyed it! interdisciplinary indeed!