Tuesday, May 27, 2008


Various lectures on Philosophy

The Meaning of Life; The Myth of the Clash of Civilizations etc...

Ernest Nagel Lectures in Philosophy and Science

Submitted by Carnegie Mellon University

Neuronal Basis of Consciousness

Prolegomenon to the Study of Consciousness; Neurons, the Atoms of Perception; The First Steps in Seeing; Primary Visual Cortex; Zombie; Splitting the Brain etc...

Introduction to Political Philosophy

Yale University submitted on 16 March, 2008

Introduction: What is Political Philosophy, Socratic Citizenship: Plato, Apology, Philosophers and Kings: Plato, Republic, The Mixed Regime and the Rule of Law: Aristotle, Politics, The Sovereign State: Hobbes, Leviathan, Constitutional Government: Locke, Second Treatise, Democracy and Participation: Rousseau, Social Contract, Democratic Statecraft: Tocqueville, Democracy in America etc...


Yale University, Spring 2007 submitted on 16 March, 2008

Course introduction, The nature of persons: dualism vs. physicalism, Arguments for the existence and immortality of the soul, Personal identity, The nature of death, Believing you will die, Dying alone; The badness of death, The value of life,Other bad aspects of death, How to live given the certainty of death, Suicide etc...

Boston College seminars


Moral Reasoning, Normative Ethical Theories and the Capstone course; Overview of Ethics, Definitions, goals, purposes, and characteristics, Plato, Enlightenment, and the Socratic critiques etc...

The Nature of Creativity

MIT OCW Fall 2005

Relation between creativity and spirituality, creative artificial intelligence, creativity categories: leadership that accepts existing ways of doing things, creativity that challenges traditional ways of doing things, and synthesis etc...

Feeling and Imagination in Art, Science, and Technology

MIT OCW Spring 2004

Philosophy of Film

MIT OCW Fall 2004

Philosophy In Film and Other Media

MIT OCW Spring 2004

Philosophy of Love in the Western World


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