Philosophy from the Pre-Socratics to the present day, via Plato, Aristotle, Descartes, Kant, and others.
The Philosophy of John Locke
In this course, Dr Barnaby Walker (University of Warwick) explores the work of the seventeenth-century philosopher John Locke. We begin with a general overview of Locke’s Essay Concerning Human Understanding and its key themes, before ...
Dr Barney Walker
The Philosophy of Time
In this course, Dr Nikk Effingham (University of Birmingham) explores the philosophy of time. We begin by thinking about whether only the present exists (Presentism) or whether the past and future also exist (Eternalism), focusing in particular on two ...
Dr Nikk Effingham
The Philosophy of Time: Presentism
In this course, Dr David Ingram (University of York) explores the philosophy of time, focusing in particular on the theory of Presentism. We begin by providing a broad introduction to Presentism and comparing and contrasting it with two other major ...
Dr David Ingram
The Philosophy of Literature
In this course, Professor Peter Lamarque (University of York) provides a broad introduction to the philosophy of literature. In the first module, we think about what philosophy actually is. What kinds of questions does the philosopher of literature ...
Prof. Peter Lamarque
Metaethics: Do Moral Reasons Exist?
In this course, Professor James Lenman (University of Sheffield) explores one of the key questions in meta-ethics: do objective moral reasons exist? After a brief discussion of what we mean when we talk about reasons, we spend the bulk of ...
Prof. James Lenman
Knowledge and Belief
In this course, Dr Barney Walker (University of Warwick) considers three aspects of knowledge and belief. In the first three modules, we explore the idea of knowledge as justified true belief, focusing in particular on the concept of analysing knowledge ...
Dr Barney Walker