Courses tagged with "Humanities" (2)

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Starts : 2014-11-04
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Coursera Free Military Science & Protective Services English Humanities Social Sciences

This course aims to nail down some of the basic issues that have been argued in the current research on peace and security.

Starts : 2015-10-01
99 votes
edX Free Military Science & Protective Services English EdX HarvardX Humanities Philosophy & Ethics

HarvardX is proud to relaunch this introduction to Justice with new videos and discussion forums in multiple languages!

Taught by lauded Harvard professor Michael Sandel, Justice explores critical analysis of classical and contemporary theories of justice, including discussion of present-day applications. Topics include affirmative action, income distribution, same-sex marriage, the role of markets, debates about rights (human rights and property rights), arguments for and against equality, dilemmas of loyalty in public and private life. The course invites learners to subject their own views on these controversies to critical examination.

The principal readings for the course are texts by Aristotle, John Locke, Immanuel Kant, John Stuart Mill, and John Rawls. Other assigned readings include writings by contemporary philosophers, court cases, and articles about political controversies that raise philosophical questions.

Closed Captioning and discussion forums are available in Chinese, German, Portuguese, and Spanish.


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