Introduction to Philosophy
This course will introduce you to some of the main areas of research in contemporary philosophy, starting with trying to understand what philosophy is – what are its characteristic aims and methods, and how does it differ from other subjects?
Different philosophers will talk you through some of the key questions and issues in their area of expertise, from:
- philosophy of science and mind
- political and moral philosophy
This course is for anyone who would like to understand more about contemporary philosophy.
This course is hosted on an external learning platform.
Learner reviewsI found this course incredibly stimulating. A wonderfully structured introduction to European philosophy. All modules well presented. How lucky we are to have learning like this at our fingertips.
Programme typeCourse: study a subject through videos, articles, discussions and quizzes
Cost and certificationFree, with option to upgrade for a certificate
Weekly effort2-3 hours
Course platformCourseraPlatform image