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Are you interested in knowing the place of death in the philosophical life? If it’s a yes, then welcome to join this intensive course.

The [course_title] focuses on philosophical questions that arise in your mind when you think about the nature of death. This course is divided into two sections, where the initial part discusses metaphysical questions, and the end part focuses on value theory.

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: Yale University

Course Curriculum

Module: 01
Course introduction 00:46:00
The nature of persons: dualism vs. physicalism 00:42:00
Arguments for the existence of the soul, Part I 00:46:00
Introduction to Plato’s Phaedo; Arguments for the existence of the soul, Part II 00:49:00
Arguments for the existence of the soul, Part III: Free will and near-death experiences 00:48:00
Arguments for the existence of the soul, Part IV; Plato, Part I 00:36:00
Plato, Part II: Arguments for the immortality of the soul 00:47:00
Module: 02
Plato, Part III: Arguments for the immortality of the soul (cont.) 00:50:00
Plato, Part IV: Arguments for the immortality of the soul (cont.) 00:50:00
Personal identity, Part I: Identity across space and time and the soul theory 00:50:00
Personal identity, Part II: The body theory and the personality theory 00:51:00
Personal identity, Part III: Objections to the personality theory 00:52:00
Personal identity, Part IV; What matters? 00:49:00
What matters (cont.); The nature of death, Part I 00:47:00
The nature of death (cont.); Believing you will di 00:44:00
Module: 03
Dying alone; The badness of death, Part I 00:50:00
The badness of death, Part II: The deprivation account 00:52:00
. The badness of death, Part III; Immortality, Part I 00:51:00
Immortality Part II; The value of life, Part I 00:49:00
The value of life, Part II; Other bad aspects of death, Part I 00:51:00
Module: 04
Other bad aspects of death, Part II 00:50:00
Fear of death 00:48:00
How to live given the certainty of death 00:47:00
Suicide, Part I: The rationality of suicide 00:45:00
Suicide, Part II: Deciding under uncertainty 00:50:00
Suicide, Part III: The morality of suicide and course conclusion 00:48:00
Assessment
Submit Your Assignment 00:00:00
Certification 00:00:00

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