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PHIL 181: Philosophy and the Science of Human Nature

PHIL 181: Philosophy and the Science of Human Nature is offered online.

Topics: General Mathematics, Cognitive Science, General Science, Humanities, Philosophy, Psychology

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Philosophy and the Science of Human Nature pairs central texts from Western philosophical tradition (including works by Plato, Aristotle, Epictetus, Hobbes, Kant, Mill, Rawls, and Nozick) with recent findings in cognitive science and related fields. The course is structured around three intertwined sets of topics: Happiness and Flourishing; Morality and Justice; and Political Legitimacy and Social Structures.

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  • Size: Massive Open Online Course
  • Instructor: Tamar Gendler
  • Institution: Open Yale Courses
  • Topics: General Mathematics, Cognitive Science, General Science, Humanities, Philosophy, Psychology

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About Open Yale Courses: Open Yale Courses (OYC) provides lectures and other materials from selected Yale College courses to the public free of charge via the Internet. The courses span the full range of liberal arts disciplines, including humanities, social sciences, and physical and biological sciences.

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