Intro to Philosophy by Paul Stearns

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source: teachphilosophy     2013年10月19日
Intro to Philosophy is like a sampler platter at a restaurant: samples of logic, ethics, philosophy of religion, etc. We also study the history of great thinkers and how they built on each other...

Is the world real? 18:45 How do you know the world around you is real (external world of trees, bodies, cars, etc.)? In this video, I explore this question with the famous "Brain in a vat" thought experiment. The story about Colin comes from S Law's Philosophy Gym. I'll consider major objections in second half.
what is philosophy? 17:21
22 Common Fallacies 51:33
10 Themes of Stoicism (full version) 22:03
What is an argument? 6:00
How to evaluate logical arguments 14:07
Is killing animals for food immoral? A thorough and philosophical overview 52:47
Plato's Cave, Divided Line, Forms, Metaphysics, Epistemology, Ethics, & Phil of Education 15:01
Part 2 of Plato's Cave, line, 6:14
Introduction to Kant's Critique of Pure Reason (Part 1 of 4) 4:53
02 - Epicurus on Happiness - Philosophy: A Guide to Happiness 23:59
Vagueness, Ambiguity, & Philosophy 3:06
Why consciousness is a mystery in every worldview 52:32
Are you free? Do you have free will? 14:18
How do you explain consciousness? | David Chalmers 18:38
Jaron Lanier - What's the Meaning of Consciousness? 8:46
Stoicism for Everyday Life - Roundtable Discussion 56:21
Introduction to Kant's Critique of Pure Reason (Part 2 of 4) 5:26
Introduction to Kant's Critique of Pure Reason (Part 3 of 4) Space & Time 6:36
Alan Watts - Mental Noise 3:57
Jonathan Haidt: Three Stories About Capitalism (2014 WORLD.MINDS) 23:53
Mindwalk 8/9 15:00
Falsifiability: One Key to Critical Thinking 12:19
Intro to Philosophy of Religion 20:04
Plato's Soul (Advice for living well) 11:50
Formal and Informal Fallacies 13:07
Sean Carroll - What Would an Infinite Universe Mean? 2:35
Who am I? Personal Identity from Aristotle to Krisnamurti 14:57
Why some moral opinions are incorrect. 1:56
Philosophy of Love 6:46
Buddhism: Part 1 of 3 15:01
Are we always selfish? Psychological Egoism: The scientific evidence 15:45
Are you a product of your culture or upbringing? 4:36
Evolution and Ethics 33:27
Intro to Ethics Ethical Distinctions 11:20
Buddhism: Part 2 of 3 15:02
Anthony De Mello 6:29
Is anything impossible? 4:32
John Stossel - Science vs. God: Big Bang, Intelligent Design, Bill Nye, Democide, Charity 12/13/2012 41:15
The Experiment That Debunked Materialism 7:27
Lecture 3. The Hebrew Bible in Its Ancient Near Eastern Setting: Genesis 1-4 in Context 47:43
Eckart Tolle and Peter Russell on Meditation 5:04
Thomas Moore Care of the Soul 23:49
10 Themes of Stoicism (full version) 22:03
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Roger Scruton on Moral Relativism 1/5 [source: AustralianNeoCon2] 15:01
How to write a good philosophy paper in this course. 17:09
To Have or to Be? 22:48
Welcome to Ethics (overview of ethical principles, etc.) 19:18
Why I don't respect my opinions (some of them): The Opinion Video 11:30
Psychological Egoism Lecture (Thorough): Are we always selfish, self-interested, or egoistic? 53:32
Against Happiness? Is happiness (or pleasure) the only intrinsic good? 39:07

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