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Alain de Botton: Atheism 2.0
Lovely short talk by philosopher Alain de Botton about what atheism has to learn from religion.
religion  A2  AS  thinking  de  Botton  philosophy  TED-talks  video 
september 2013 by Psycholinks
Why are we happy? Why aren't we happy? Video
Dan Gilbert discusses the research that shows that our beliefs about what will make us happy are often wrong.
A2  depression  abnormal  psychopathology  neuroscience  video  brain  cognitive  thinking 
february 2008 by Psycholinks
Moral Relativism - Podcast (13 mins)
Are moral choices simply relative, a matter of culture or taste? Are genuine moral disagreements possible? Should we just tolerate different ways that people choose to live?
A2  developmental  morality  moral-development  philosophy  podcasts  thinking  media:audio 
february 2008 by Psycholinks
Descartes - Philosopher A C Grayling sums up Descartes' most important arguments: Podcast (13 mins)
A.C. Grayling, author of a recent biography of René Descartes, explores Descartes' Cogito argument , the pivotal argument of the Meditations, in conversation with Nigel Warburton in this episode of Philosophy Bites.
A2  reductionism  free-will  determinism  Descartes  thinking  philosophy  debates-synopticity  existence  podcasts  mind  mind-body-problem  media:audio 
february 2008 by Psycholinks
Can you think?
Is your thinking up to scratch? Take our philosophical health check to find out.
philosophy  A2  debates-synopticity  fun  thinking  rational  logic 
february 2007 by Psycholinks
Battleground God
Test your rational consistency in this online test. Will your beliefs about God and religion survive the intellectual battlefield? Now's your chance to find out!
religion  God  thinking  philosophy  rational  questionnaires  fun  science  logic  debates-synopticity  A2 
february 2007 by Psycholinks

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