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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.


Jun 28, 2020

It is an excellent course for anyone who is interested in knowing more about philosophy and philosophical questions. The lectures are short and very informative! I would highly recommend this course.


951 - 哲学导论 的 975 個評論(共 1,538 個)

創建者 Elysa F N M M

May 29, 2017

A very interesting class!

創建者 Salvador L F

Apr 10, 2016

A very good introduction.

創建者 Calum B

Mar 29, 2016

Informative and engaging!

創建者 Madhuparna D

Jul 28, 2020

Good introductory course


Jul 26, 2020

Good course for everyone

創建者 Amarnath R

Jun 09, 2020

thank you for the course

創建者 siddharth r

May 27, 2020

excellent study material

創建者 Yavuz O

Apr 11, 2020

Thank you , really great

創建者 Pranav K

Sep 20, 2019

Nice learning experience

創建者 Prashant R

Aug 30, 2019

Best learning experience

創建者 Daniel W

Oct 12, 2018

Awesome, simply awesome!

創建者 Mohamed S A

Sep 30, 2018

This Course is Fantastic

創建者 Jose G

Jan 10, 2018

Really good information!

創建者 Victoria L

Jun 24, 2017

Este curso es muy bueno.

創建者 李锐

May 15, 2017

i don't take the course.

創建者 maneet b

Apr 06, 2017

We well designed course.


Feb 18, 2016

Muy Bueno e Interesante.

創建者 Panditha B D S P

Aug 19, 2020

Thanks.Very good course

創建者 Maksudul S A

Aug 15, 2020

Interesting & Enjoyable

創建者 Mikaila S

Jul 30, 2020

This course was so fun!

創建者 Stanley F

Jul 24, 2020

Difficult but worth it.

創建者 metta a

Jul 24, 2020

Yeah I feel really good

創建者 Jane S

Jul 14, 2020

So fun and educational!

創建者 Md M I

Jun 07, 2020

A very good one to pick

創建者 Brijeshkumar S

May 29, 2020

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