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Oct 3rd 2017

El curso presenta algunos de los mitos y personajes míticos del mundo clásico (griego y romano) y su fortuna en la tradición cultural occidental.

Average: 2 (1 vote)
Sep 22nd 2017

El curso muestra y ayuda a entender los aspectos que han de considerarse para desarrollar investigaciones en la Universidad de forma metodológica, ética y legalmente aceptables. Se explicarán aspectos éticos generales comunes a toda investigación y se tratarán específicamente aquellos propios de investigadores que se realizan con: a) seres humanos (sus muestras y sus datos personales), b) animales y c) agentes biológicos y organismos modificados genéticamente.

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Aug 28th 2017

Explore 15th century England through archaeology, history and literature. Learn more about Richard III’s discovery and reburial. The discovery of the skeleton of Richard III in a Leicester car park - and the recent revelations of an infidelity within his family’s bloodline - have made headline news around the world.In this free online course, a team of scholars from the University of Leicester address a broad set of themes about the England Richard would have inhabited in the 15th century and look back at his rediscovery and reinterment.

Average: 6.3 (3 votes)

Aug 25th 2017

The course The Mediterranean, a Space of Exchange (from Renaissance to Enlightenment) aims to explain the Mediterranean, using history and the analysis of the past, as a space generated by routes and circulation. We consider it crucial to disclose mobility as a historical factor: a mobility comprised of four major elements, namely people, objects, ideas and practices.

Average: 8.4 (18 votes)
Aug 23rd 2017

This is a survey of modern history from a global perspective. Part One begins with the political and economic revolutions of the late 1700s and tracks the transformation of the world during the 1800s. Part One concludes as these bewildering changes seem to be running beyond the capacity of older institutions to handle them. Throughout the course we try to grasp what is happening and ask: Why? And the answers often turn on very human choices.

Average: 3.8 (9 votes)
Aug 21st 2017

Birth is a lottery. Where, when and to whom you are born and the society into which you are born will influence your life chances. This free online course will look at both the big picture of the ‘lottery of birth’ and the smaller, human stories. You will examine the inequalities of birth, particularly being born rich or poor and being born female or male.

Average: 7.2 (5 votes)

Aug 21st 2017

This course will introduce you to some of the main areas of research in contemporary philosophy. Each module a different philosopher will talk you through some of the most important questions and issues in their area of expertise. We’ll begin by trying to understand what philosophy is – what are its characteristic aims and methods, and how does it differ from other subjects? Then we’ll spend the rest of the course gaining an introductory overview of several different areas of philosophy.

Average: 5.5 (27 votes)
Aug 21st 2017

Sports play a giant role in contemporary society worldwide. But few of us pause to think about the larger questions of money, politics, race, sex, culture, and commercialization that surround sports everywhere. This course draws on the tools of anthropology, sociology, history, and other disciplines to give you new perspectives on the games we watch and play.

Average: 8.3 (4 votes)
Aug 21st 2017

This course examines how the idea of "the modern" develops at the end of the 18th century in European philosophy and literature, and how being modern (or progressive, or hip) became one of the crucial criteria for understanding and evaluating cultural change. Are we still in modernity, or have we moved beyond the modern to the postmodern?

Average: 3.4 (7 votes)
Aug 21st 2017

This course highlights the most interesting experiments within the field of psychology, discussing the implications of those studies for our understanding of the human mind and human behavior. We will explore the brain and some of the cognitive abilities it supports like memory, learning, attention, perception and consciousness.

Average: 6.3 (13 votes)
Aug 21st 2017

This course examines how the idea of "the modern" develops at the end of the 18th century in European philosophy and literature, and how being modern (or progressive, or hip) became one of the crucial criteria for understanding and evaluating cultural change.

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Aug 21st 2017

Learn about the history of the Middle East for a deeper understanding of current regional developments! This course will discuss the developments in the Middle East from the early 20th century to the present.

Average: 7.5 (4 votes)