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  • 06:10 Are you a body with a mind or a mind with a body? - Maryam Alimardani

    Are you a body with a mind or a mind with a body? - Maryam Alimardani

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    Download a free audiobook and support TED-Ed's nonprofit mission: http://www.audible.com/teded View full lesson: https://ed.ted.com/lessons/are-you-a-body-with-a-mind-or-a-mind-with-a-body-maryam-alimardani Our bodies – the physical, biological parts of u

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  • 03:35 What Does God Look Like to You? | Brain Games

    What Does God Look Like to You? | Brain Games

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    We asked volunteers of all ages to draw their idea of God. The results tell us a lot about their brains. ➡ Subscribe: http://bit.ly/NatGeoSubscribe About Brain Games: Using a series of experiments, illusions and man-on-the-street demonstrations, host Jaso

  • 08:46 Is Reality Real? The Simulation Argument

    Is Reality Real? The Simulation Argument

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    Watch Part 2 on Vsauce 3: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=3d9i_0Ty7Cg Kurzgesagt Newsletter: http://eepurl.com/cRUQxz Support us on Patreon so we can make more videos (and get cool stuff in return): https://www.patreon.com/Kurzgesagt?ty=h Kurzgesagt merch

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  • 06:10 Optimistic Nihilism

    Optimistic Nihilism

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    The philosophy of Kurzgesagt. Support us on Patreon so we can make more videos (and get cool stuff in return): https://www.patreon.com/Kurzgesagt?ty=h Kurzgesagt merch: http://bit.ly/1P1hQIH Music by Epic Mountain Music: Soundcloud: http://bit.ly/2vZRSnI

  • 04:33 Can Math Prove God's Existence?

    Can Math Prove God's Existence?

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  • 05:30 The philosophy of Stoicism - Massimo Pigliucci

    The philosophy of Stoicism - Massimo Pigliucci

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    View full lesson: http://ed.ted.com/lessons/the-philosophy-of-stoicism-massimo-pigliucci What is the best life we can live? How can we cope with whatever the universe throws at us and keep thriving nonetheless? The ancient Greco-Roman philosophy of Stoici

  • 03:27 This Giant Neuron Could Explain Where Consciousness Comes From

    This Giant Neuron Could Explain Where Consciousness Comes From

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    After uncovering three giant neurons, scientists could be one step closer to pinpointing where consciousness lives in the brain. Can You Live With Only Half Of Your Brain? - https://youtu.be/_d9MkxLH3sY Sign Up For The Seeker Newsletter Here - http://bit.

  • 03:41 The Real Moral Dilemma of Self-Driving Cars

    The Real Moral Dilemma of Self-Driving Cars

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    We talk about all the potentially challenging situations autonomous cars could get into but not about how human drivers are not very good. Tens of thousands die on the roads every year in collisions, most of which could be prevented by autonomous vehicles

  • 06:35 Do Robots Deserve Rights? What if Machines Become Conscious?

    Do Robots Deserve Rights? What if Machines Become Conscious?

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    What shall we do once machines become conscious? Do we need to grant them rights? Check out Wisecrack and their video: https://goo.gl/oaUbAF 'The Philosophy of Westworld': https://goo.gl/8Tn2m5 Support us on Patreon so we can make more videos (and get coo

  • 09:19 What Is A Good Life?: Crash Course Philosophy #46

    What Is A Good Life?: Crash Course Philosophy #46

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    In our final episode of Crash Course Philosophy, we consider what it means to live a good life. We’ll look at the myth of Sisyphus, Robert Nozick’s experience machine, Aristotle’s eudaimonistic picture of a good human life, and the existentialists’ view t

  • 01:59 You Already Won the Lottery!

    You Already Won the Lottery!

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    This is a great video that will help you live a happier life once you realize how much you already have now. Learn to be grateful for what you already have in life.

  • 04:36 Would winning the lottery make you happier? - Raj Raghunathan

    Would winning the lottery make you happier? - Raj Raghunathan

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    View full lesson: http://ed.ted.com/lessons/would-winning-the-lottery-make-you-happier-raj-raghunathan Imagine winning a multi-million dollar lottery tomorrow. If you’re like many of us, you’d be ecstatic, unable to believe your good luck. But

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  • 08:54 Poverty & Our Response To It: Crash Course Philosophy #44

    Poverty & Our Response To It: Crash Course Philosophy #44

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    We’re picking up where we left off last time, exploring the “ethics of care” and how it applies to extreme poverty. Are we responding to global poverty in a moral way? Philosophers like Peter Singer argue that we have an obligation to prevent harm caused

  • 32:21 Mind-Body Philosophy | The Great Courses

    Mind-Body Philosophy | The Great Courses

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    While the concept of the soul has been of great philosophical importance over the millennia, it is not addressed by contemporary brain science or philosophy of the mind. learn why William James encouraged people to believe in the soul if they wanted to bu

  • 04:52 Mary's room: A philosophical thought experiment - Eleanor Nelsen

    Mary's room: A philosophical thought experiment - Eleanor Nelsen

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    View full lesson: http://ed.ted.com/lessons/mary-s-room-a-philosophical-thought-experiment-eleanor-nelsen Imagine a neuroscientist who has only ever seen black and white things, but she is an expert in color vision and knows everything about its physics a

  • 09:23 Family Obligations: Crash Course Philosophy #43

    Family Obligations: Crash Course Philosophy #43

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    For most of you, your parents brought you into this world. They also fed you, and changed your diapers, and wiped your tears. They raised you. Yet, according to contemporary American philosopher Jane English, once you’re grown, you don’t owe your parents

  • 08:24 Taste Test | Cosmic Kids Zen Den - Mindfulness for kids

    Taste Test | Cosmic Kids Zen Den - Mindfulness for kids

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    Taste Test | Cosmic Kids Zen Den - Mindfulness for kids Jaime talks about mindful eating. Instead of gobbling up our food without thinking, we savour every second. Have a small piece of something tasty handy for this one so you can join in! Remember to su

  • 06:35 Mindful Walking | Cosmic Kids Zen Den - Mindfulness for kids

    Mindful Walking | Cosmic Kids Zen Den - Mindfulness for kids

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    Mindful Walking | Cosmic Kids Zen Den - Mindfulness for kids Join Jaime on a special Zen Den field frip - a mindful walk in the beautiful countryside! Mindful walking is a way of noticing what's going on around you while you take a walk. Instead of racing

  • 09:47 Non-Human Animals: Crash Course Philosophy #42

    Non-Human Animals: Crash Course Philosophy #42

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    Today we are taking all the things we have learned this year about doing philosophy and applying that to moral considerations regarding non-human animals. We’ll explore what philosophers like Peter Singer and Carl Cohen have to say about their use, includ

  • 09:07 Discrimination: Crash Course Philosophy #41

    Discrimination: Crash Course Philosophy #41

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    Is it OK to discriminate? Do you do it? Is it always wrong or are there cases where it can be acceptable? Today we’re talking through several tricky cases and different philosophical perspectives on this issue. Want more Crash Course in person? We'll be a

  • 04:56 Would you sacrifice one person to save five? - Eleanor Nelsen

    Would you sacrifice one person to save five? - Eleanor Nelsen

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    View full lesson: http://ed.ted.com/lessons/would-you-sacrifice-one-person-to-save-five-eleanor-nelsen Imagine you’re watching a runaway trolley barreling down the tracks, straight towards five workers. You happen to be standing next to a switch that will

  • 05:11 The Mind Body Problem

    The Mind Body Problem

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    The Mind-Body problem is one of the greatest conundrums of philosophy and of our everyday lives too. FURTHER READING “The so-called Mind-Body problem is one of the greatest and most quietly painful conundrums in philosophy – and more importantly, in every

  • 06:14 The Purpose of Friendship

    The Purpose of Friendship

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    Our desire to build good and lasting friendships is often undermined by a lack of focus on what friendship should really be about. Getting clear about what friendship is for isn’t cynical; it provides the foundation for genuine bonds. If you like ou

  • 03:23 How to Travel in your Mind

    How to Travel in your Mind

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    There is a huge emphasis on having new experiences; but very little emphasis on revisiting them in memory. We would be wiser (and happier) if we learnt to travel more concertedly around the good memories we already have. If you like our films, take a look

  • 04:41 What happens to our bodies after we die? - Farnaz Khatibi Jafari

    What happens to our bodies after we die? - Farnaz Khatibi Jafari

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    View full lesson: http://ed.ted.com/lessons/what-happens-to-our-bodies-after-we-die-farnaz-khatibi-jafari Since the dawn of humanity, an estimated 100.8 billion people have lived and died, a number that increases by about 0.8% of the world’s population ea

  • 13:54 How Do You Design a Just Society? | Thought Experiment: The Original Position

    How Do You Design a Just Society? | Thought Experiment: The Original Position

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    Thought Experiment: John Rawls’ Original Position Support us on Patreon! https://patreon.com/pbsideachannel We got merch! http://bit.ly/1U8fS1B Tweet us! http://bit.ly/pbsideachanneltwitter Idea Channel Facebook! http://bit.ly/pbsideachannelfacebook Talk

  • 03:08 Can Science Determine When Jesus Was Actually Born?

    Can Science Determine When Jesus Was Actually Born?

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    What was the ‘Star of Bethlehem’ and was it really shining on Jesus’ birthday? Astronomers offer some theories. What Did Jesus Really Look Like? - https://youtu.be/_WZYdQu51vE Sign Up For The Seeker Newsletter Here - http://bit.ly/1UO1PxI Read More: What

  • 28:05 Books that Matter: The Analects of Confucius | The Great Courses

    Books that Matter: The Analects of Confucius | The Great Courses

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    https://www.thegreatcoursesplus.com/ The Analectsof Confucius is a collection of ideas that manifested sometime during the 5th century BCE when devoted students of this great Chinese philosopher began compiling and writing down their master’s sage advice

  • 30:59 The Science of Mindfulness | The Great Courses

    The Science of Mindfulness | The Great Courses

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    https://www.thegreatcoursesplus.com/the-science-of-mindfulness-a-research-based-path-to-well-being?utm_source=US_SocialMedia&utm_medium=SocialMediaEditorialYoutube&utm_campaign=138569 A surprising number of such difficulties stem from an inherited propens

  • 10:15 What Is Justice?: Crash Course Philosophy #40

    What Is Justice?: Crash Course Philosophy #40

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    In today’s episode, Hank asks you to consider all the ways people talk about justice and what we really mean when we use that word. We’ll explain various theories of justice, just distribution, and different approaches to punishment. Want more Crash Cours

  • 09:46 Moral Luck: Crash Course Philosophy #39

    Moral Luck: Crash Course Philosophy #39

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    Can two people who make the same bad decision bear different levels of moral responsibility? Today, we try to address this question with the concept of moral luck. Hank explains the difference between moral and causal responsibility, and the reasons we as

  • 09:22 Aristotle & Virtue Theory: Crash Course Philosophy #38

    Aristotle & Virtue Theory: Crash Course Philosophy #38

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    This week we explore final ethical theory in this unit: Aristotle’s virtue theory. Hank explains the Golden Mean, and how it exists as the midpoint between vices of excess and deficiency. We’ll also discuss moral exemplars, and introduce the concept of “e

  • 09:32 Contractarianism: Crash Course Philosophy #37

    Contractarianism: Crash Course Philosophy #37

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    Today we explore the penultimate ethical theory in this unit: contractarianism. Hank explains Hobbes’ state of nature, and implicit and explicit contracts, as well as the Prisoner’s Dilemma, and the benefits, and costs, of violating contracts. Get your ow

  • 10:01 Utilitarianism: Crash Course Philosophy #36

    Utilitarianism: Crash Course Philosophy #36

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    Our next stop in our tour of the ethical lay of the land is utilitarianism. With a little help from Batman, Hank explains the principle of utility, and the difference between act and rule utilitarianism. Get your own Crash Course Philosophy mug or Chom Ch

  • 10:27 Kant & Categorical Imperatives: Crash Course Philosophy #35

    Kant & Categorical Imperatives: Crash Course Philosophy #35

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    Our next stop on our tour of ethics is Kant’s ethics. Today Hank explains hypothetical and categorical imperatives, the universalizability principle, autonomy, and what it means to treat people as ends-in-themselves, rather than as mere means. Get your ow

  • 09:39 Natural Law Theory: Crash Course Philosophy #34

    Natural Law Theory: Crash Course Philosophy #34

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    Our exploration of ethical theories continues with another theistic answer to the grounding problem: natural law theory. Thomas Aquinas’s version of this theory says that we all seek out what’s known as the basic goods and argued that instinct and reason

  • 09:02 Divine Command Theory: Crash Course Philosophy #33

    Divine Command Theory: Crash Course Philosophy #33

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    As we venture into the world of ethics, there are a lot of different answers to the grounding problem for us to explore. One of the oldest and most popular is the divine command theory. But with age comes a long history of questions, too, such as the dile

  • 09:34 Metaethics: Crash Course Philosophy #32

    Metaethics: Crash Course Philosophy #32

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    We begin our unit on ethics with a look at metaethics. Hank explains three forms of moral realism – moral absolutism, and cultural relativism, including the difference between descriptive and normative cultural relativism – and moral subjectivism, which i

  • 04:49 Plato’s best (and worst) ideas - Wisecrack

    Plato’s best (and worst) ideas - Wisecrack

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    View full lesson: http://ed.ted.com/lessons/plato-s-best-and-worst-ideas-wisecrack Check out Wisecrack's YouTube channel here: https://goo.gl/A5vb5K Few individuals have influenced the world and many of today’s thinkers like Plato. He created the first We

  • 10:38 Aesthetics: Crash Course Philosophy #31

    Aesthetics: Crash Course Philosophy #31

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    How do art and morality intersect? Today we look at an ethically questionable work of art and discuss R. G. Collingwood’s view that art is best when it helps us live better lives. We’ll go over Aristotle’s concept of catharsis and how it can resolve the p

  • 09:26 Aesthetic Appreciation: Crash Course Philosophy #30

    Aesthetic Appreciation: Crash Course Philosophy #30

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    Today we are talking about art and aesthetic appreciation. What makes something an artwork? Can art really be defined? Is aesthetic value is objective or subjective? Can taste be developed? How? Get your own Crash Course Philosophy mug or Chom Chom shirt

  • 10:46 How Words Can Harm: Crash Course Philosophy #28

    How Words Can Harm: Crash Course Philosophy #28

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    Content warning: today’s episode contains language that some viewers might find upsetting and that may not be viewable in all settings. We’ve talking about how language works and how powerful it can be. Sometimes, that power can be harmful. Today, Hank ex

  • 11:06 PHILOSOPHY - David Hume

    PHILOSOPHY - David Hume

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    David Hume is one of Scotland’s greatest philosophers (Adam Smith is another, about whom we also have a film https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ejJRhn53X2M). His claim to greatness lies in his appreciation of ordinary experience, his descriptions of consciou

  • 09:21 Nonexistent Objects & Imaginary Worlds: Crash Course Philosophy #29

    Nonexistent Objects & Imaginary Worlds: Crash Course Philosophy #29

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    Today we transition between units on language and aesthetics with a discussion of nonexistent and imaginary objects. Is it possible to make true assertions about things that aren’t real? We’ll explore Meinong’s Jungle and the concept of a universe of disc

  • 05:27 How To Win An Argument

    How To Win An Argument

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    Do you find yourself always losing arguments? Check out this video to find the best way to persuade your opponent. Big thanks to our sponsor for supporting DNews! Check out Monster's reimagined boombox at http://www.themonsterblaster.com/dnews Do Presiden

  • 09:32 Language & Meaning: Crash Course Philosophy #26

    Language & Meaning: Crash Course Philosophy #26

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    Today we start our unit on language with a discussion of meaning and how we assign and understand meaning. We’ll cover sense and reference, beetles in boxes, and language games. We’re also getting into the meaning-making game ourselves: bananas are now ch

  • 08:55 Compatibilism: Crash Course Philosophy #25

    Compatibilism: Crash Course Philosophy #25

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    As we continue explore free will, today Hank considers a middle ground between hard determinism and libertarian free will: compatibilism. This view seeks to find ways that our internally motivated actions can be understood as free in a deterministic world

  • 10:26 Determinism vs Free Will: Crash Course Philosophy #24

    Determinism vs Free Will: Crash Course Philosophy #24

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    Do we really have free will? Today Hank explores possible answers to that question, explaining theories like libertarian free will and it’s counterpoint, hard determinism. Get your own Crash Course Philosophy mug from DFTBA: http://store.dftba.com/product

  • 09:26 Artificial Intelligence & Personhood: Crash Course Philosophy #23

    Artificial Intelligence & Personhood: Crash Course Philosophy #23

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    Today Hank explores artificial intelligence, including weak AI and strong AI, and the various ways that thinkers have tried to define strong AI including the Turing Test, and John Searle’s response to the Turing Test, the Chinese Room. Hank also tries to

  • 09:07 Where Does Your Mind Reside?: Crash Course Philosophy #22

    Where Does Your Mind Reside?: Crash Course Philosophy #22

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    Today we continue our unit on identity by asking where the mind resides. Hank explains the mind body problem and several approaches to the question of where our minds reside, including reductive physicalism, substance dualism, and mysterianism. Get your o

  • 03:40 Why Elon Musk says we're living in a simulation

    Why Elon Musk says we're living in a simulation

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    You may like playing The Sims, but Elon Musk says you are the Sim. Check out the full cartoon by Alvin Chang: http://www.vox.com/technology/2016/6/23/12007694/elon-musk-simulation-cartoon Elon Musk thinks we are living in a simulated reality. Nick Bostrom

  • 09:44 Arguments Against Personal Identity: Crash Course Philosophy #20

    Arguments Against Personal Identity: Crash Course Philosophy #20

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    How can Daenerys Targaryen help us understand personal identity? Find out as Hank continues our exploration of personal identity, learning about Hume’s bundle theory and Parfit’s theory of survival through psychological connectedness. Get your own Crash C

  • 09:14 Personhood: Crash Course Philosophy #21

    Personhood: Crash Course Philosophy #21

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    Now that we’ve started talking about identity, today Hank tackles the question of personhood. Philosophers have tried to assess what constitutes personhood with a variety of different criteria, including genetic, cognitive, social, sentience, and the grad

  • 02:21 The Importance of Staring Out Of The Window

    The Importance of Staring Out Of The Window

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    We are so busy and so obsessed with our phones, we rarely take a break to do that vital and rather philosophical thing: stare out of the window. Looking to achieve a better state of calm? Try our calm cards. http://bit.ly/29D6yiW If you like our films, ta

  • 09:09 Batman & Identity: Crash Course Philosophy #18

    Batman & Identity: Crash Course Philosophy #18

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    Hank explores different ways of understanding identity – including the Indiscernibility of Identicals, and essential and accidental properties. In what ways does affect identity? In what ways does it not? What does it mean for a thing to persist over time

  • 08:33 Personal Identity: Crash Course Philosophy #19

    Personal Identity: Crash Course Philosophy #19

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    Today Hank is building on last week’s exploration of identity to focus on personal identity. Does it in reside in your body? Is it in the collective memories of your consciousness? There are, of course, strengths and weaknesses to both of these ideas, and

  • 08:54 Existentialism: Crash Course Philosophy #16

    Existentialism: Crash Course Philosophy #16

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    Now that we’ve left behind the philosophy of religion, it’s time to start exploring what other ways might exist to find meaning in the world. Today we explore essentialism and its response: existentialism. We’ll also learn about Jean-Paul Sartre and his i

  • 06:28 What Are You?

    What Are You?

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    What Are You? So. Are you your body? And if so, how exactly does this work? Lets explore lots of confusing questions. This video is part of a collaboration with CGPGrey. Check out his video here: http://bit.ly/1sphjx2 Support us on Patreon so we can make

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  • 09:13 Indiana Jones & Pascal's Wager: Crash Course Philosophy #15

    Indiana Jones & Pascal's Wager: Crash Course Philosophy #15

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    Today we conclude our unit on Philosophy of Religion and Hank gets a little help from Indiana Jones to explain religious pragmatism and Pascal’s Wager, fideism, and Kierkegaard’s leap to faith. -- “Indiana Jones” © Copyright Walt Disney Studios All other

  • 07:25 7 Minute Heartfulness Relaxation

    7 Minute Heartfulness Relaxation

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    This video is about Heartfulness Guided Relaxation. In just 7 minutes you will feel totally relaxed and calm.

  • 03:44 Why Do We Still Test Cosmetics On Animals?

    Why Do We Still Test Cosmetics On Animals?

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    Cosmetic companies need to test that their products are safe before selling them to consumers, but is animal testing the best way? Should We Trust Studies On Mice? ???? http://bit.ly/1soDNhc Sign Up For The Seeker Newsletter Here ???? http://bit.ly/1UO1Px

  • 09:47 Anti-Vaxxers, Conspiracy Theories & Epistemic Responsibility: Crash Course Philosophy #14

    Anti-Vaxxers, Conspiracy Theories & Epistemic Responsibility: Crash Course Philosophy #14

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    Today we explore what obligations we hold with our personal beliefs. Hank explains epistemic responsibility and the issues it raises with everything from religious belief, to ship owning, to vaccinations. -- Images via Wikimedia Commons, licensed under Cr

  • 10:04 The Problem Of Evil: Crash Course Philosophy #13

    The Problem Of Evil: Crash Course Philosophy #13

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    After weeks of exploring the existence of nature of god, today Hank explores one of the biggest problems in theism, and possibly the biggest philosophical question humanity faces: why is there evil? -- Images and video via VideoBlocks or Wikimedia Commons

  • 10:32 What Is God Like?: Crash Course Philosophy #12

    What Is God Like?: Crash Course Philosophy #12

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    Today we are moving on from the existence of God to look at the philosophical debate surrounding the traditional divine attributes - omnipotence, omniscience, omnitemporality, and omnibenevolence. We are exploring the puzzles that these attributes create

  • 02:30 The Search For The Rhapsodic

    The Search For The Rhapsodic

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    "Human speech is a cracked kettle on which we tap crude rhythms...while we long to make music that will melt the stars." - Flaubert Join Jason Silva as he freestyles complex systems of society, technology and human existence and discusses the truth and be

  • 09:34 Intelligent Design: Crash Course Philosophy #11

    Intelligent Design: Crash Course Philosophy #11

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    Last week we introduced Thomas Aquinas’s four cosmological arguments for the existence of god; today we introduce his fifth argument: the teleological argument, and the ensuing dialogue it initiated. -- Bokeh Spiral by Eric Wüstenhagen: https://www.flickr

  • 10:26 Aquinas And The Cosmological Arguments: Crash Course Philosophy #10

    Aquinas And The Cosmological Arguments: Crash Course Philosophy #10

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    Our unit on the philosophy of religion and the existence of god continues with Thomas Aquinas. Today, we consider his first four arguments: the cosmological arguments. -- Images and video via VideoBlocks or Wikimedia Commons, licensed under Creative Commo

  • 05:15 Should All Locks Have Keys? Phones, Castles, Encryption, And You.

    Should All Locks Have Keys? Phones, Castles, Encryption, And You.

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  • 02:21 Two Minute Meditation

    Two Minute Meditation

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    Take a little moment to restore calm and confidence. If you like our films take a look at our shop (we ship worldwide): http://www.theschooloflife.com/shop/all/ Please subscribe here: http://tinyurl.com/o28mut7 Brought to you by http://www.theschooloflife

  • 06:17 PLATO ON: The Allegory Of The Cave

    PLATO ON: The Allegory Of The Cave

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    Plato made up an enduring story about why philosophy matters based on an allegory about a cave… Please subscribe here: http://tinyurl.com/o28mut7 If you like our films take a look at our shop (we ship worldwide): http://www.theschooloflife.com/shop/all/ S

  • 07:39 Wisdom

    Wisdom

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    Philosophy means, in Ancient Greek, the love of wisdom. But the word wisdom can sound very big and forbidding; what does it really mean to be wise? And how might we consciously strive to be a little wiser? If you like our films take a look at our shop (we

  • 04:23 POP CULTURE: Mark Zuckerberg's T-shirts

    POP CULTURE: Mark Zuckerberg's T-shirts

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    Mark Zuckerberg is one of the richest people on the planet - and yet dresses like a very ordinary guy. That's both cheering and subtly deeply wounding to our pride. If you like our films take a look at our shop (we ship worldwide): http://www.theschoolofl

  • 03:59 EASTERN PHILOSOPHY - Kintsugi

    EASTERN PHILOSOPHY - Kintsugi

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    ‘Kintsugi’ is the remarkable Japanese art of repairing broken pottery with elegance and grace - a tradition with a lot to teach us more generally about how to handle the broken bits of ourselves. If you like our films take a look at our shop (we ship worl

  • 04:00 PLATO ON: The Forms

    PLATO ON: The Forms

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    Plato’s theory of the forms is at the centre of his philosophy and teaches us the virtues of thinking about the ideal version of things. If you like our films take a look at our shop (we ship worldwide): http://www.theschooloflife.com/shop/all/ Brought to

  • 08:49 EASTERN PHILOSOPHY - The Love Of Rocks

    EASTERN PHILOSOPHY - The Love Of Rocks

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    Chinese culture shows us a remarkable interest in rocks, as objects of beauty and philosophical wisdom. We have much to learn. If you like our films take a look at our shop (we ship worldwide): http://www.theschooloflife.com/shop/all/ Brought to you by ht

  • 09:14 POLITICAL THEORY - John Locke

    POLITICAL THEORY - John Locke

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    John Locke's greatness as a philosopher is based on his theories on childhood, his work on religious toleration and his concept of the rights of citizens. He helped to make us who we are. If you like our films take a look at our shop (we ship worldwide):

  • 09:13 Anselm And The Argument For God: Crash Course Philosophy #9

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  • 08:47 Political Ideology: Crash Course Government And Politics #35

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  • 05:29 The War On Science

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  • 03:47 The Uncertain Location Of Electrons - George Zaidan And Charles Morton

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  • 01:59 Where Does Creativity Come From?

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  • 09:02 The Pledge Of Allegiance: Does God Belong?

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  • 02:26 How Close Are We To Computers That Think Like Humans?

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  • 03:27 Does Technology Know Us Better Than Ourselves?

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  • 06:44 Are You Alone? (In The Universe)

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  • 05:57 What Is Life? Is Death Real?

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