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The Ancient Greek Hero (edX)

Discover the literature and heroes of ancient Greece through the Homeric Iliad and Odyssey, the tragedies of Sophocles, the dialogues of Plato, and more. Explore what it means to be human today by studying what it meant to be a hero in ancient Greek times.
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The Politics of Skepticism (Coursera)

Jun 14th 2021
The Politics of Skepticism (Coursera)
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This is a course about the history of Skepticism from the ancient Greeks to today, with special attention to the political ramifications of questioning man's ability to know the world and himself with any certainty. We will discuss the debates raging between Plato and the Sophists, the rise of [...]
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活用希臘哲學 (Understanding the Greek Philosophy) (Coursera)

Jun 7th 2021
活用希臘哲學 (Understanding the Greek Philosophy) (Coursera)
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本課程之教學內容以希臘哲學之發展為主,並輔以哲學對人生意義之說明。希臘哲學是西洋哲學的骨幹,呈現西方人思維的核心理念,不但足以解釋今日之西方世界,甚至可以說明全世界的發展趨勢。本課程以希臘哲學為教學之主幹,分為先蘇哲學、詭辯學派、蘇格拉底、柏拉圖、亞理斯多德五個階段。教學的方式以強調他們之間的不同與相同的部分。課程將以演講的方式進行,揉合日常經驗作說明,並不時地會以整體的角度回頭看希臘哲學在今日哲學與社會所扮演的角色。
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Ancient Philosophy: Plato & His Predecessors (Coursera)

What is philosophy? How does it differ from science, religion, and other modes of human discourse? This course traces the origins of philosophy in the Western tradition in the thinkers of Ancient Greece. We begin with the Presocratic natural philosophers who were active in Ionia in the 6th century [...]
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A Life of Happiness and Fulfillment (Coursera)

What are the determinants of a happy and fulfilling life? This is surely one of life’s biggest questions, and a question that has interested many of our ancestors. Buddha famously gave up his kingdom in search of happiness. Several Greek philosophers (from Aristotle to Epicurus and Plato to Socrates) had [...]
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Reason and Persuasion: Thinking Through Three Dialogues By Plato (Coursera)

In this course we will study Plato's ancient art of blowing up your beliefs as you go, to make sure they're built to last. We spend six weeks studying three Platonic dialogues, then two more weeks pondering a pair of footnotes to Plato; that is, we will consider some [...]
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Søren Kierkegaard - Subjectivity, Irony and the Crisis of Modernity (Coursera)

May 31st 2021
Søren Kierkegaard - Subjectivity, Irony and the Crisis of Modernity (Coursera)
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In this course created by former associate professor at the Søren Kierkegaard Research Centre, Jon Stewart, we will explore how Kierkegaard deals with the problems associated with relativism, the lack of meaning and the undermining of religious faith that are typical of modern life. His penetrating analyses are still [...]
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Plato, Socrates, and the Birth of Western Philosophy (edX)

Explore the works of Plato, Aristotle, Heraclitus and other originators of Western philosophy in an immersive study of ancient Greek and Roman philosophers. This philosophy course explores the origins of Western philosophy – a rich tapestry of ideas that began with the most noted ancient Greek and Roman [...]
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The Philosophy of Socrates or Plato in the Apology (Skillshare)

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The Philosophy of Socrates or Plato in the Apology (Skillshare)
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Today, I will give you some insights in the philosophy of Socrates (or Plato, as mentioned in the class) which is used in the Apology. These lessons consist some important quotes of Socrates, his method on conversing with others, his meaning of life, his 'god', and much more.
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