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Approx. 17 hours to complete

Suggested: 3 hours/week...

English

Subtitles: English

Syllabus - What you will learn from this course

Week
1
1 hour to complete

Political Origins

3 videos (Total 18 min), 3 readings
3 videos
Plato versus the Sophists9m
Karl Popper versus Plato7m
3 readings
"Plato, Protagoras, 317e-328d"10m
Suggested Reading: "Aristotle, Nicomachean ethics, III, 6-9"10m
"Plato, Republic, VIII, 555b-569c"10m
Week
2
1 hour to complete

Skepticism and Religion

2 videos (Total 16 min), 1 reading
2 videos
Montaigne to Bayle7m
1 reading
"Bayle, Philosophical Commentary, II, 9."10m
Week
3
3 hours to complete

Skepticism and Natural Law

2 videos (Total 16 min), 2 readings, 1 quiz
2 videos
Skepticism and Natural Law7m
2 readings
"Hume, Dialogues Concering Natural Religion"10m
"Grotius, The Law of War and Peace" (De Iure Belli ac Pacis)10m
Week
4
1 hour to complete

Skepticism and Conservatism

2 videos (Total 17 min), 1 reading
2 videos
Liberating Skepticism8m
1 reading
"Hume, Part I, Essay III"10m
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Top reviews from The Politics of Skepticism

By ECAug 27th 2017

Very good materials and quality videos. Great teachers. This course made me decide upon Erasmus as the university i want to study at, next year.

By JQJun 4th 2017

Nice Course. Enjoyed the concepts. Thanks, sincerely

Instructors

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Wiep van Bunge

Prof. dr.
Faculty of Philosophy
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Tim De Mey

Dr.
Faculty of Philosophy

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