Mitchell Green

"I am a Professor of Philosophy at the University of Virginia. I have held fellowships and/or grants from the National Endowment for the Humanities, the National Science Foundation, the Andrew Mellon Foundation, the Virginia Foundation for the Humanities, the National Humanities Center, the American Philosophical Association, The Institute for Advanced Technology in the Humanities, The “Boots” Mead Endowment, the Squire Family Foundation, the University of Pittsburgh’s Center for Philosophy of Science, the Center for Contemplative Mind in Society, the American Council of Learned Societies, the University of Virginia’s Teaching Resource Center, and the University of Virginia’s Shannon Center for Advanced Studies."

More info: http://people.virginia.edu/~msg6m/

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Know Thyself - The Value and Limits of Self-Knowledge: The Unconscious (Coursera)

A challenging but fascinating topic on the way to achieving self-knowledge is the unconscious. For well over a century, psychologists, philosophers, and many others have posited a level of mentality that is not immediately open to introspection; some would even say that certain unconscious elements cannot be known through [...]
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Know Thyself - The Value and Limits of Self-Knowledge: The Examined Life (Coursera)

According to legend, inscribed on walls of the temple on the sacred site of Delphi in Ancient Greece were two premier injunctions: NOTHING IN EXCESS, and KNOW THYSELF. This course will be an examination of the latter injunction in an effort to discover what self-knowledge is, why it might [...]
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