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This course will introduce you to some of the main areas of research in contemporary philosophy. Each module a different philosopher will talk you through some of the most important questions and issues in their area of expertise. We’ll begin by trying to understand what philosophy is – what are its characteristic aims and methods, and how does it differ from other subjects? Then we’ll spend the rest of the course gaining an introductory overview of several different areas of philosophy. Topics you’ll learn about will include: Epistemology, where we’ll consider what our knowledge of the world and ourselves consists in, and how we come to have it; Philosophy of science, where we’ll investigate foundational conceptual issues in scientific research and practice; Philosophy of Mind, where we’ll ask questions about what it means for something to have a mind, and how minds should be understood and explained; Political Philosophy, where we'll investigate whether we have an obligation to obey the law; Moral Philosophy, where we’ll attempt to understand the nature of our moral judgements and reactions – whether they aim at some objective moral truth, or are mere personal or cultural preferences, and; Metaphysics, where we’ll think through some fundamental conceptual questions about free will and the nature of reality. The development of this MOOC has been led by the University of Edinburgh's Eidyn research centre. To accompany 'Introduction to Philosophy', we are pleased to announce a tie-in book from Routledge entitled 'Philosophy for Everyone'. This course companion to the 'Introduction to Philosophy' course was written by the Edinburgh Philosophy team expressly with the needs of MOOC students in mind. 'Philosophy for Everyone' contains clear and user-friendly chapters, chapter summaries, glossary, study questions, suggestions for further reading and guides to online resources. Please click "Start Here" and navigate to the "Optional Reading" page for more information....



Sep 02, 2015

I thoroughly enjoyed this course and find that it encouragingly sets some directions, and of course, raises my excitement for further study into some of the different fields of philosophy. Thank you.


Oct 08, 2015

Great explanations that is broken down with examples for understanding. Quizzes test for your understanding of the topic rather than just the textbook explanations. Challenging and thought revoking.


826 - 哲学导论 的 850 個評論(共 909 個)

創建者 Paweł J Z

Mar 13, 2016

Good course, very arbitrary chosen topics though

創建者 Luis E A R

May 22, 2016

great, perhaps the tests doesn't work very well

創建者 Karen T C R

Aug 06, 2017

Hay unas lecturas muy largas y muy complejas.

創建者 Luis M P Z

May 19, 2017

Buen curso que te lleva a pensar diferente...

創建者 Kheyreddine H

Aug 14, 2015

You didn't give me an Honor Code Certificate!

創建者 Carmen G S

Nov 05, 2018

Suggestive, attractive for the times being..

創建者 张祖悦

Aug 31, 2015

It is a very wonderful clan of Philosophy

創建者 Ganesh S

Jan 24, 2020

Good Course to Grow and Enrich Ourselves

創建者 Matthew P

Dec 02, 2016

Very interesting and thought-provoking!

創建者 Samuel r t

Oct 14, 2015

Ha faltado mayor claridad al respecto

創建者 Adriana

Jul 06, 2016

Muy buen curso solo un poco confuso.

創建者 Igor S

Aug 27, 2015

Overall a good and balanced course.

創建者 Russell D

Dec 23, 2016

Very good as a broad introduction.

創建者 Patricia P A G

Dec 04, 2016

Very well made introductory course

創建者 Marianne L

Oct 17, 2019

very interesting, I recommend !

創建者 Josh K

Jun 02, 2017

Simplistic but well explained.

創建者 Desh R S

May 22, 2016

Beautifully designed course.

創建者 Dayron F A C

Sep 20, 2015

Thanks, is a excelent course

創建者 Stefanie K

Jan 29, 2016

Very good, too short though

創建者 Paul M

Aug 19, 2015

very enjoyable course

創建者 Daipayan C

Jan 12, 2017

it was a good course

創建者 Терефенко П Р

Jan 15, 2017

Such a good course!

創建者 Paul J

Dec 22, 2016

Nice intro to topic

創建者 Juan F

Aug 19, 2018

great for starters

創建者 Yusuf S

Jun 09, 2017

helpful and brief.