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The Paradoxes of War teaches us to understand that war is not only a normal part of human existence, but is arguably one of the most important factors in making us who we are. Through this course, I hope that you will come to appreciate that war is both a natural expression of common human emotions and interactions and a constitutive part of how we cohere as groups. That is, war is paradoxically an expression of our basest animal nature and the exemplar of our most vaunted and valued civilized virtues. You will learn some basic military history and sociology in this course as a lens for the more important purpose of seeing the broader social themes and issues related to war. I want you to both learn about war, but more importantly, use it as way of understanding your everyday social world. So, for example, the discussion of war and gender will serve to start you thinking about how expectations of masculinity are created and our discussion of nationalism will make clear how easy “us-them” dichotomies can be established and (ab)used. I will suggest some readings for you to complement the class and assign some activities through which you will be able to apply the theoretical insights from the course to your observations of everyday life. At the end of the course, you will start to see war everywhere and come to appreciate how much it defines our life. All the features of this course are available for free. It does not offer a certificate upon completion....

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Mar 15, 2018

Very interesting topic and well-presented, too. Covers virtually every historic period in which there's been warfare (which, I guess, is every historic period in which there's been people).


Jan 12, 2020

Great course! This course has provided some great information and proposed some important philosophical questions. I wish there were exams and a certificate to go along with it too.

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por Patrick L

Nov 08, 2015

Very interesting and very well taught.

por Emil

Aug 24, 2018

Done it. Nice and informative course.

por Georgios C

Sep 06, 2016

An in-depth course on what war is!!!

por Rohi T

Nov 17, 2015


done with passion

por Claire C

Aug 15, 2015

unexpectedly thought provoking

por Hyunsook K

Aug 20, 2015

This is the best of the best.

por Inusha S K

Aug 09, 2016

detailed, easy to understand

por José C G

Sep 21, 2015

Very good .. congratulations

por William A

Oct 23, 2015

Professor is very engaging.

por Iwo L

Jan 16, 2017

Great toppic, nice optics

por Rose G

Mar 28, 2016

Very interesting course

por Renato C d S F

Nov 08, 2015

Excellent course!

por Alex

Jun 29, 2018

Amazing course!)

por Lucijano J

Dec 11, 2015

Very insightful!

por cihan a

Aug 02, 2017

Perfect course.

por Theodoros E

Aug 15, 2015

Great course!!

por Joaquin G

May 04, 2020

Just amazing

por JongyongPark

Jan 01, 2017


por zichenzheng

Jun 05, 2016

nice course

por Gilberto d S V

Jun 21, 2016

good curse

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Jun 12, 2016


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Jan 12, 2019