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Subtitles: English, Spanish, Turkish, Chinese (Simplified)
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Reset deadlines in accordance to your schedule.
Hours to complete

Approx. 16 hours to complete

Suggested: 5 hours/week...
Available languages

English

Subtitles: English, Spanish, Turkish, Chinese (Simplified)

Syllabus - What you will learn from this course

Week
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Hours to complete
2 hours to complete

什么是哲学? - Dave Ward

首先,在课程的开头,我们来思考一下,哲学的本质是什么:哲学与其他学科的不同之处有哪些? 哲学有哪些独特的目标和方法? 我们还将思考,人们通常为何会认为哲学家试图回答的问题既基础又至关重要,并简要了解哲学的实际应用方式。 最后,我们将针对“任何给定情况下是否真地存在对事物的正确思维方式”这一问题,简要了解两个颇具影响力的哲学家对此问题的解答。...
Reading
4 videos (Total 47 min), 3 readings, 2 quizzes
Video4 videos
哲学:困难、重要且无处不在11m
哲学:我们如何思考?17m
是否存在对事物“正确的”思维方式?6m
Reading3 readings
模块简介:什么是哲学?10m
关于本课程10m
可选阅读10m
Quiz2 practice exercises
(练习) 什么是哲学?8m
(评分) 什么是哲学?10m
Week
2
Hours to complete
2 hours to complete

什么是知识?我们有知识吗?- Duncan Pritchard

我们知道许多事情,或至少,我们认为是这样。 知识论是哲学的一个分支,主要研究知识;知识的本质以及我们获取知识的方式。 在本模块中,我们要讲解此哲学分支中出现的一些问题。 我们将具体思考激进怀疑论对知识论命题意味着什么。 如果无法排除与事件有明显冲突的可能性,我们又如何能知道事情就是这样?...
Reading
5 videos (Total 58 min), 1 reading, 2 quizzes
Video5 videos
经典知识论和葛梯尔问题18m
我们有知识吗?10m
拓展讨论 I4m
拓展讨论 II10m
Reading1 reading
模块简介:什么是知识?我们有知识吗?10m
Quiz2 practice exercises
(练习) 什么是知识?我们有知识吗?12m
(评分) 什么是知识?我们有知识吗?20m
Week
3
Hours to complete
2 hours to complete

心智,大脑和电脑 - Suilin Lavelle

如果你正在阅读此内容,则你已有思想。 但是,什么是思想?拥有思想的意义是什么? 我们应该将思想理解为一些以某种特定方式行事的意愿,还是大脑中类似电脑硬件上运行的程序的物质? 在本模块中,我们将依次了解近代哲学是如何选择接受各个观点的,以及他们接受这些观点的原因,我们还将考虑这些观点面临的问题和前景。...
Reading
7 videos (Total 58 min), 1 reading, 2 quizzes
Video7 videos
物理主义:同一性理论和功能主义13m
功能主义与精神状态的作用8m
功能主义与功能复杂性4m
思想 vs. 机器:图灵测试与中文房间11m
思想 vs. 机器: 关于思想的计算观点面临的问题4m
拓展讨论4m
Reading1 reading
模块简介: 心智、大脑和电脑10m
Quiz2 practice exercises
(练习) 心智,大脑和电脑24m
(评分) 心智,大脑和电脑20m
Week
4
Hours to complete
1 hour to complete

道德:客观、情绪还是相对? - Matthew Chrisman

生活中,我们都具有某种区分善恶的能力,也能判断自己的哪些行事方式较好,哪些较为不妥。 但是,这些道德信念、道德感或道德观有着怎样的地位呢? 我们是应当将其视为反映周围世界上客观存在的事实、科学家可以探索和研究的对象? 还是应将道德判断视为仅用于表达个人或文化偏好的措辞? 在本模块中,我们将审视思考这些疑问时可以采取的不同视角,以及这些视角各自面临的问题和前景。...
Reading
4 videos (Total 44 min), 1 reading, 2 quizzes
Video4 videos
客观主义、相对主义以及情绪主义13m
针对客观主义、相对主义以及情绪主义提出的异议11m
拓展讨论7m
Reading1 reading
模块简介: 道德:客观、情绪还是相对?10m
Quiz2 practice exercises
(练习) 道德:客观、情绪还是相对?12m
(评分) 道德:客观、情绪还是相对?20m
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By HLSep 20th 2015

Thank these outstanding teachers, this course taught me a lot!

Instructors

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Dr. Dave Ward

Lecturer in Philosophy
University of Edinburgh
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Professor Duncan Pritchard

Professor of Philosophy
University of Edinburgh
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Professor Michela Massimi

Full Professor
Philosophy
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Dr. Suilin Lavelle

Lecturer in Philosophy
University of Edinburgh
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Dr. Matthew Chrisman

Reader in Philosophy
Philosophy

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