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.
創建者 Ahmer J K•
Oct 18, 2016
創建者 Rahul K•
Aug 17, 2017
Great introduction to the breadth of philosophy. A great place to poke around if your considering any sort of fundamental knowledge on philosophy
創建者 Hong J•
Jun 23, 2017
Very clear, well-structured introductory course to Philosophy. Highly recommended!
創建者 Kathryn B•
Aug 07, 2016
I thought that this course was a very good introduction. It gave brief glimpses into different kinds of philosophy.
創建者 Peter B V•
Nov 30, 2015
This was a most interesting short course which I found most useful as a "taster" to help me understand what philosophy was about. I especially liked the fact that we had a specialist tutor for each subject.
創建者 Luis L•
Mar 12, 2017
This course is really interesting and motivating. Even though it has a very short time for a very complex subject, the different professors have made their best to give a summary which is as complete as possible, being clear and understable at the same time.
I have used mainly the recommended textbook (which I recommend strongly), more than the videos, but the videos are more than enough to understand every session.
If someone is looking for simple answers to complex questions, this is not the course for him/her. But if you want a quick summary of some of the main views related to different philosophical problems, and could be interested in looking for additional information through the recommended bibliography, this course could be a very good starting point.
The possible drawbacks, in my view, would be:
1) The lack of discussion forums.
2) There is very little time for every philosophical problem. It would be really useful to widen the contents of the course using the Bibliography, mainly the online resources.
創建者 Athicha C•
Feb 03, 2017
Great theories. Thoughtful. Many different perspective from philosophers on a topic. There are options of the course each week for your interest. Great explanation. Gain a lot of knowledge from this class.
創建者 Bárbara M V•
Sep 27, 2015
I loved it. It blew up my mind more than once; plus, the teacher of the last week is really cool.
創建者 Liliana E G d l F•
Aug 13, 2015
Showed me a different way to see life.
Philosophy as a lens to look clearer or cloudier, depends on the angle.
創建者 Julian C R M•
Nov 20, 2015
One of the best course i have ever made in this plataform, Greatest professors and really interesting topics. Thank you
創建者 Atul J•
Aug 24, 2015
A wonderful course that makes you understand what it means to think. Provides you with new perspective altogether of looking at things in the world. I'm absolutely loving the course.
創建者 Andrey M•
Feb 29, 2016
Greatly enjoyed this introduction to philosophy - appropriately brief, but insightful, engaging, broad and thought provoking!
Jan 21, 2016
This was a fantastic course! The content was very interesting, especially the section on time-travel, which I absolutely loved. I also liked that the course was perfectly manageable, unlike all the other MOOC's that I have attempted, where the time commitment turns out to be much bigger than expected.
創建者 Alax K J•
Sep 18, 2015
I am learning a lot in the course and it's kind of interesting seeing the logic behind how we think, what we think, and how we perceive others.
創建者 Jessica H•
Sep 26, 2015
Clear, well-paced and engaging classes. I appreciated the overview of key debates in each topic, and my experience with this course was made all the more enjoyable through the passion with which the lecturers spoke about their respective areas of interest.
創建者 Leopoldo M S•
Oct 10, 2015
This course give us a basic and broad perspective about the current philosophical problems.
創建者 Chelsea S•
Nov 20, 2015
This Course really thought me how to expand my perspective on everything.
創建者 Binaya S R•
Aug 28, 2017
Great course. Very informative and interesting lectures.
創建者 José M T•
Feb 11, 2018
This course was great. I really enjoyed every minute of the lectures. It has sparked the curiosity in philosophy once more in my life. I want to continue studying more about philosophy.
創建者 Daniel V•
Oct 26, 2015
After years of technical readings, this course was a breath of fresh air for me.
I absolutely loved all the subjects that this course offered!
創建者 Kedar P•
May 01, 2017
A year after this course, I am pursuing my masters in Philosophy now. :-)
Sep 18, 2016
A Philosophy Sampler
A wonderful introduction to philosophy. Seven outstanding teachers each providing a sample of their areas of specialization. Plenty of follow up material if you want to go deeper into any specialization. At the end of the course, there is even a chance to write your own 750 word philosophical submission.
創建者 akshay r•
May 29, 2018
I've always been curious about philosophy and this course was a great way to get immersed in this field and get a sense of the mechanics of how it works..
創建者 Paulo R V P•
May 14, 2017
Excellent course, one of the best I ever took!
創建者 Alex H•
Oct 03, 2016
This courses is a nice broad though light introduction to a series of current topics in Philosophy, introduced by philosopher focused in those topics.