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For knowing the philosophical thoughts, views, and scientific revolutions, enrolling in this [course_title] will be ideal for you.

This intensive course provides a critical overview of themes from 17th-century philosophy from Descartes to Berkeley. It covers issues regarding the nature of the material and immaterial substances, the existence of God and theodicy, attitudes regarding animals and other living organisms, sense perception, imagination, and moral issues concerning free will and determinism, etc.

Assessment

This course does not involve any written exams. Students need to answer 5 assignment questions to complete the course, the answers will be in the form of written work in pdf or word. Students can write the answers in their own time. Each answer needs to be 200 words (1 Page). Once the answers are submitted, the tutor will check and assess the work.

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Course Credit: Open Culture

Course Curriculum

Copernicus and the Scientific Revolution 00:47:00
Descartes’ influence1650-1750 00:39:00
Descartes’ Meditation 1: reasons for doubting things 00:49:00
Descartes’ Meditation 3: proving that God exists 00:50:00
Descartes’ Meditation 4: proving the reliability of our intellect 00:50:00
Descartes’ Meditation 5: a new ontological argument 00:49:00
Module:01
Descartes’ Meditation 6: proving that mind and matter exists 00:51:00
Descartes’ Meditation 6: proving that mind and matter exists 00:51:00
Descartes’ Meditations: the scientific aim (the Preface) 00:49:00
Descartes’ Meditations: the scientific aim (the Preface) 00:49:00
Francis Bacon and the Scientific Revolution 00:51:00
Galileo and the Scientific Revolution 00:51:00
Module:02
Leibniz’s Discourse of Metaphysics, part 5: the foreknowledge problem outlined 00:48:00
Leibniz’s Discourse of Metaphysics, part 6: the foreknowledge problem solved 00:51:00
Leibniz’s Discourse of Metaphysics, part 7: the world of phenomena is ideal 00:49:00
Leibniz’s Discourse on Metaphysics, part 1: God’s perfection 00:47:00
Leibniz’s Discourse on Metaphysics, part 2: the world’s perfection 00:50:00
Leibniz’s Discourse on Metaphysics, part 3: the supreme value of minds 00:51:00
Module:03
Leibniz’s Discourse on Metaphysics, part 4: minds and haecceities 00:50:00
Leibniz’s Discourse on Metaphysics, part 8: a religious conclusion 00:56:00
Leibniz’s Monadology, part 1: the foundational principles of reason 00:55:00
Leibniz’s Monadology, part 2: God’s existence 00:51:00
Spinoza’s Ethics 1: definitions, axioms, and the general picture 00:53:00
Spinoza’s Ethics 2: proving there is only one substance 00:52:00
Module:04
Spinoza’s Ethics 3: no purpose, no free will, no good, no evi 00:50:00
Spinoza’s influence up to the French Revolution 00:50:00
Spinoza’s Tractatus 1: ideas on religion 00:50:00
Spinoza’s Tractatus 2: ideas on politics 00:49:00
Universities and the Scientific Revolution 00:46:00
Assessment
Submit Your Assignment 00:00:00
Certification 00:00:00

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