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Programa - Qué aprenderás en este curso

Semana
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4 horas para completar

What is Skepticism?

We will begin this course by exploring the nature of Skepticism through an investigation of foundational concepts of truth and knowledge. We'll also discuss how current issues in public debate (climate change denial, fake news etc) trade on Skepticism; but how a moderate skepticism can also be a force for good.

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8 videos (Total 47 minutos), 1 reading, 3 quizzes
8 videos
Truth, Relativism, and Fallibility3m
Panel: Part II7m
What is Knowledge?2m
Panel Part III8m
Panel: Part IV11m
1 lectura
What is Skepticism?1h 30m
3 ejercicios de práctica
Introduction to Skepticism10m
Truth, Relativism and Fallibility10m
What is Knowledge?10m
Semana
2
3 horas para completar

Is Knowledge Impossible?

How does one know that we are not a Brain-in-a-Vat? And how can we know that we are or are not? In this module will explore what kinds of things can, and cannot, motivate skeptical doubt. We will also review the radical skeptical hypotheses, and why we can’t rule it out. We'll conclude by discussing the radical skeptical paradox.

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3 videos (Total 10 minutos), 1 reading, 4 quizzes
1 lectura
Is Knowledge Impossible?1h 30m
3 ejercicios de práctica
Are you a Brain-in-a-Vat?6m
Skepticism and Closure6m
The Radical Skeptical Paradox8m
Semana
3
2 horas para completar

Defending Knowledge

So how does one respond to radical skepticism? In this module we will discuss strategies for responding to the idea that knowledge is impossible. We will also examine the contributions of the Austrian philosopher Ludwig Wittgenstein on the possibility of global rational evaluation.

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3 videos (Total 10 minutos), 1 reading, 3 quizzes
1 lectura
Defending Knowledge1h 30m
3 ejercicios de práctica
Skepticism and Common Sense12m
Skepticism and Context12m
Inverting Skepticism8m
Semana
4
5 horas para completar

Skepticism as a Way of Life

What does Skepticism have to do with "the good life"? In this module we will learn from Aristotle, an Ancient philosopher that believed that the good life is a life of virtue. We will explore how intellectual vices and virtues go hand-in-hand with moderate Skepticism.

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7 videos (Total 47 minutos), 1 reading, 4 quizzes
7 videos
Panel Part VI9m
Skepticism, Conviction and the Good Life2m
Panel Part VII10m
Panel Part VIII10m
1 lectura
Skepticism as a Way of Life1h 30m
3 ejercicios de práctica
Skepticism as a Way of Life10m
Intellectual Virtues and Vices15m
Skepticism, Conviction and the Good Life6m

Instructor

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Duncan Pritchard

Distinguished Professor of Philosophy, University of California, Irvine
Philosophy

Acerca de Universidad de California en Irvine

Since 1965, the University of California, Irvine has combined the strengths of a major research university with the bounty of an incomparable Southern California location. UCI’s unyielding commitment to rigorous academics, cutting-edge research, and leadership and character development makes the campus a driving force for innovation and discovery that serves our local, national and global communities in many ways....

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