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Beginner Level

Approx. 18 hours to complete

Suggested: 20 hours of videos and quizzes...

English

Subtitles: English, Greek, Spanish

Syllabus - What you will learn from this course

Week
1
1 hour to complete

Unit 1: Introduction to Part I of the Course

4 videos (Total 34 min), 4 readings, 1 quiz
4 readings
Syllabus10m
Networks10m
Grading10m
Argumentative Reflections10m
1 practice exercise
Introduction10m
Week
2
6 hours to complete

Unit 2: Happiness and Welfare

12 videos (Total 134 min), 7 readings, 2 quizzes
12 videos
Lecture 2.2: Happiness, Welfare & the Scope of the State6m
Lecture 2.3.0: Happiness, John Stuart Mill & the Harm Principle9m
Lecture 2.3.1: Happiness & the Harm Principle18m
Lecture 2.4: A More Constructive Role for the State in Promoting Happiness4m
Lecture 2.5: Promoting Happiness: Collective Action Problems, Public Goods, and Free Riding14m
Lecture 2.6.0: Promoting Happiness: The Epistemic Power of the State13m
Lecture 2.6.1: Promoting Happiness: The Epistemic Power of Deliberation7m
Lecture 2.6.2: Promoting Happiness: The Epistemic Power of Large Numbers14m
Lecture 2.7: Promoting Happiness: Law & Development17m
7 readings
Relevant Readings10m
Relevant Readings10m
Relevant Readings10m
Relevant Readings10m
Relevant Readings10m
Relevant Readings10m
Relevant Readings10m
1 practice exercise
Happiness and Welfare22m
Week
3
5 hours to complete

Unit 3: Justice

9 videos (Total 134 min), 3 readings, 2 quizzes
9 videos
Lecture 3.2.0: Justice: The Capabilities Approach9m
Lecture 3.2.1: Justice: The Ten Central Human Capabilities22m
Lecture 3.3: Justice: Nozick's Entitlement Theory14m
Lecture 3.4.0: Justice: Rawls's Theory of Justice13m
Lecture 3.4.1: Justice: Rawls & The Original Position15m
Lecture 3.4.2: Justice: Rawls & The Two Principles of Justice16m
3 readings
Relevant Readings10m
Relevant Readings10m
Relevant Readings10m
1 practice exercise
Justice20m
Week
4
2 hours to complete

Unit 4: Equality

5 videos (Total 79 min), 3 readings, 1 quiz
5 videos
Lecture 4.2: Equality as an Objective: Introduction to Egalitarianism21m
Lecture 4.3: Equality: Connections Between Material & Political Equality19m
3 readings
Relevant Readings10m
Relevant Readings10m
Relevant Readings10m
1 practice exercise
Equality10m
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Alexander Guerrero

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Philosophy and Medical Ethics and Health Policy

About Rutgers the State University of New Jersey

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