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Psychology

Issues and Debates – Approaches in Context

In this course, Dr Ayoub Bouguettaya (University of Birmingham) explores context-based approaches in psychology. In the first module, we think about an unusual social interaction and the ways in which a psychological researcher might approach...

6 lectures

0:58:32

Dr Ayoub Bouguettaya

Birmingham University

Psychology

Forensic Psychology – Crime Investigation and Prevention

This course, by Professor Ciarán O’Keeffe (Buckinghamshire New University), explores crime investigation and prevention. In the first module, we think about evidence collection and how an interview differs from an interrogation. In the second...

6 lectures

0:39:37

Professor Ciarán O'Keeffe

Buckinghamshire New University

Government & Politics

Political Philosophy – Isaiah Berlin

In this course, Dr Dimova-Cookson (Durham University) explores the political ideas of Isaiah Berlin. In the first module, we give context to the life and works of Isaiah Berlin. Then, in the second module, we explore Berlin’s concept of negative...

5 lectures

1:01:24

Dr Maria Dimova-Cookson

Durham University

Philosophy & Religious Studies

Truth

In this course Professor Simon Blackburn FBA (University of Cambridge) explores truth. In the first module, we consider the three main classical approaches to truth: correspondence, coherence and pragmatism. After that, in the second lecture we...

5 lectures

0:52:40

Professor Simon Blackburn

Cambridge University

Psychology

Issues and Debates – The Philosophy of Psychological Approaches

In this course, Dr Ayoub Bouguettaya (University of Birmingham) explores psychological approaches with a focus on their philosophical bases. In the first module, we think about different philosophical views of psychological approaches,...

5 lectures

0:47:40

Dr Ayoub Bouguettaya

Birmingham University

Philosophy & Religious Studies

The Mind-Body Problem

In this course Dr Ralph Weir (University of Lincoln) explores the mind-body problem. In the first module, we think about what we mean by the mind-body problem, and consider the kind of perception involved in developing an account of the mind-body...

6 lectures

0:45:25

Dr Ralph Weir

Lincoln University

Psychology

Forensic Psychology – Biological Explanations for Offending

This course, by Professor Ciarán O’Keeffe (Buckinghamshire New University), explores biological explanations for offending. In the first module, we think about the concept of ‘making a criminal’ and the transition from philosophical to scientific...

6 lectures

0:51:59

Professor Ciarán O'Keeffe

Buckinghamshire New University

Government & Politics

Political Philosophy – Giddens and the Third Way

This course explores the political ideas of Anthony Giddens and may be particularly useful for those studying the Core Political Ideas: Socialism or UK Politics components of the AQA and Edexcel Government and Politics A Level specifications. We...

6 lectures

0:47:33

Dr Matt Dawson

Glasgow University

Psychology

Forensic Psychology – Dealing with Offenders

This course, by Professor Ciarán O’Keeffe (Buckinghamshire New University), explores how the judicial system deals with offenders, from both a punishment arm and a rehabilitation arm. In the first module, we think about dealing with offenders from...

4 lectures

0:33:25

Professor Ciarán O'Keeffe

Buckinghamshire New University

Psychology

Forensic Psychology – Offender Profiling

This course, by Professor Ciarán O’Keeffe (Buckinghamshire New University), explores offender profiling. In the first module, we think about the top down and bottom up approaches to profiling, and review a range of definitions of offender...

4 lectures

0:32:49

Professor Ciarán O'Keeffe

Buckinghamshire New University

Philosophy & Religious Studies

Aquinas on Natural Law

In this course Dr Daniel De Haan (University of Oxford) examines Aquinas’ ethics of natural law. In the first module, we situate Aquinas’ account of natural law within his overarching theological worldview. Then, we look at Aquinas’ four kinds of...

6 lectures

1:08:10

Dr Daniel De Haan

Oxford University

Philosophy & Religious Studies

Pelagius on Free Will

In this course Dr Ali Bonner (University of Cambridge) looks at the life and works of Pelagius, with special reference to his views on free will. In the first module we introduce Pelagius by examining who he was and what we know about him, and...

6 lectures

0:57:02

Dr Ali Bonner

Cambridge University

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