General Philosophy

General Philosophy

Oxford University

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A series of lectures delivered by Peter Millican to first-year philosophy students at the University of Oxford. The lectures comprise of the 8-week General Philosophy course, delivered to first year undergraduates. These lectures aim to provide a thorough introduction to many philosophical topics and to get students and others interested in thinking about key areas of philosophy. Taking a chronological view of the history of philosophy, each lecture is split into 3 or 4 sections which outline a particular philosophical problem and how different philosophers have attempted to resolve the issue. Individuals interested in the 'big' questions about life such as how we perceive the world, who we are in the world and whether we are free to act will find this series informative, comprehensive and accessible.
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A series of lectures delivered by Peter Millican to first-year philosophy students at the University of Oxford. The lectures comprise of the 8-week General Philosophy course, delivered to first year undergraduates. These lectures aim to provide a thorough introduction to many philosophical topics and to get students and others interested in thinking about key areas of philosophy. Taking a chronological view of the history of philosophy, each lecture is split into 3 or 4 sections which outline a particular philosophical problem and how different philosophers have attempted to resolve the issue. Individuals interested in the 'big' questions about life such as how we perceive the world, who we are in the world and whether we are free to act will find this series informative, comprehensive and accessible.
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8.4 Persons, Humans and B...

01 Dec 2010 | 10 mins 58 secs

8.4 Persons, Humans ...

01 Dec 2010 | 10 mins 58 secs

8.3 Problems for Locke's ...

01 Dec 2010 | 09 mins 37 secs

8.3 Problems for Loc...

01 Dec 2010 | 09 mins 37 secs

8.2 John Locke on Persona...

01 Dec 2010 | 15 mins 01 sec

8.2 John Locke on Pe...

01 Dec 2010 | 15 mins 01 sec

8.1 Introduction to Perso...

01 Dec 2010 | 08 mins 50 secs

8.1 Introduction to ...

01 Dec 2010 | 08 mins 50 secs

7.4 Making Sense of Free ...

01 Dec 2010 | 09 mins 46 secs

7.4 Making Sense of ...

01 Dec 2010 | 09 mins 46 secs

7.3 Hume on Liberty and N...

01 Dec 2010 | 10 mins

7.3 Hume on Liberty ...

01 Dec 2010 | 10 mins

7.2 Different Concepts of...

01 Dec 2010 | 14 mins 03 secs

7.2 Different Concep...

01 Dec 2010 | 14 mins 03 secs

7.1 Free Will, Determinis...

01 Dec 2010 | 18 mins 44 secs

7.1 Free Will, Deter...

01 Dec 2010 | 18 mins 44 secs

6.4 Making Sense of Perce...

30 Nov 2010 | 16 mins 32 secs

6.4 Making Sense of ...

30 Nov 2010 | 16 mins 32 secs

6.3 Abstraction and Ideal...

30 Nov 2010 | 10 mins 11 secs

6.3 Abstraction and ...

30 Nov 2010 | 10 mins 11 secs

6.2 Problems with Resembl...

30 Nov 2010 | 10 mins 49 secs

6.2 Problems with Re...

30 Nov 2010 | 10 mins 49 secs

6.1 Introduction to Prima...

30 Nov 2010 | 14 mins 28 secs

6.1 Introduction to ...

30 Nov 2010 | 14 mins 28 secs

5.4 Scepticism, Externali...

29 Nov 2010 | 12 mins 30 secs

5.4 Scepticism, Exte...

29 Nov 2010 | 12 mins 30 secs

5.3 Gettier and Other Com...

29 Nov 2010 | 14 mins 44 secs

5.3 Gettier and Othe...

29 Nov 2010 | 14 mins 44 secs

5.2 The Traditional Analy...

29 Nov 2010 | 16 mins 34 secs

5.2 The Traditional ...

29 Nov 2010 | 16 mins 34 secs