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完成時間為 19 分鐘

Philosophy, Science and Religion: Introduction and Overview

In this module, Dr Orestis Palermos provides a short introduction and overview of the key themes that will be discussed in the ‘Science and Philosophy’ course. ...
1 個視頻 (總計 4 分鐘), 1 個閱讀材料
1 個閱讀材料
Accompanying Textbook: Philosophy, Science and Religion for Everyone10分鐘
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完成時間為 3 小時

Neuroscience and Free Will

In this module Professor Al Mele presents experiments that purport to show that there is no such thing as free will. He then presents three criticisms of this interpretation of the evidence....
7 個視頻 (總計 52 分鐘), 5 個閱讀材料, 6 個測驗
7 個視頻
Introduction10分鐘
Study 110分鐘
Study 2 and 34分鐘
Problem 18分鐘
Problem 28分鐘
Problem 38分鐘
Conclusion1分鐘
5 個閱讀材料
[YouTube video] The Libet Experiment: Is Free Will Just an Illusion?10分鐘
Free Will and Science10分鐘
Al Mele - Free Will and Neuroscience10分鐘
Free Will - The Stanford Encyclopedia of Philosophy10分鐘
Podcasts10分鐘
5 個練習
1: Libet’s experiment5分鐘
2: Observing changes in the brain5分鐘
3: Is there a problem with the three studies presented?5分鐘
4: The point of no return
5: Libet studies5分鐘
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完成時間為 4 小時

Are Science and Religion in Conflict?

Guest lecturer: Dr Michael Murray. Are science and religion compatible with one another? Are they incompatible? What do these questions even mean, and how do we go about answering them? Philosophical tools are helpful to make progress with these very important questions. In this module, Dr Michael Murray offers a philosophical analysis of the complex and easily misunderstood issue of the relationship between science and religion. ...
7 個視頻 (總計 50 分鐘), 2 個閱讀材料, 4 個測驗
7 個視頻
Non-Conflicting in Principle8分鐘
Potentially Conflicting6分鐘
Can Science Support Religious Beliefs?5分鐘
A Theoretical Challenge6分鐘
A Challenge from Evolutionary Psychology10分鐘
Summary45
2 個閱讀材料
Further Reading on Religion & Science
[Video Lecture] Tom McLeish on the Theology of Science30分鐘
3 個練習
1: Definition of science6分鐘
2: The relationship between science and religion6分鐘
3: Evolutionary psychology6分鐘
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完成時間為 4 小時

Do Scientific Claims Constitute Absolute Truths?

Guest lecturer: Professor Martin Kusch. This module will focus on a central challenge for scientific knowledge: Are there any scientific claims that are absolutely true, or are they all true relative to the system of thought that generated them? If we accept the latter, does this also hold true of any claims we might make, including within the domains of philosophy and religion? ...
5 個視頻 (總計 71 分鐘), 3 個閱讀材料, 4 個測驗
5 個視頻
The Sociology of Science19分鐘
Kuhn and the Structure of Scientific Revolutions10分鐘
Relativism and Science17分鐘
The Future of Relativism in the Study of Science16分鐘
3 個閱讀材料
[Video Lecture] Stathis Psillos on Scientific Realism45分鐘
Further Reading on Relativism
Podcasts, Interviews, and Videos
3 個練習
1: Relativists about morality6分鐘
2: Karl Popper and scientific rationality6分鐘
3: Paul Feyerabend and scientific experiment and theoretician6分鐘
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創建者 SRNov 14th 2017

A very interesting course and it has given a great knowleddge to me about the concept of science and religion . just amazed and the professors taught this in a very impressive way . very nyccc .

創建者 CBFeb 6th 2017

I really enjoyed this course and the effort it put forth to open the dialogue of religion, science and philosophy. Thank you for creating a space to openly discuss belief.

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Dr J Adam Carter

Researcher
Epistemology - Philosphy
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Dr Orestis Palermos

Research Explorer
School of Philosophy
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Dr Mark Harris

Senior Lecturer in Science and Religion
School of Divinity
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Professor Duncan Pritchard

Professor of Philosophy
University of Edinburgh

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