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Lecture 16 - Philosophical Puzzles
In the first part of the lecture, Professor Gendler finishes up the discussion of non-standard responses to the Trolley Problem by presenting Cass Sunstein’s proposed...
Lecture 26 - Concluding Lecture
In this concluding lecture, Professor Gendler charts four paths through the course. The first path traces how the course’s three main goals were realized: the goals of...
Lecture 19 - Contract & Commonwealth: Thomas Hobbes
In the opening part of the lecture, Professor Gendler concludes her discussion of punishment by exploring how Alan Kazdin’s research on effective parenting provides...
From Complex Science to Contentious Policy: Lessons from Global...
Lecture 14 - The Trolley Problem
The discussion of Kant from last lecture continues with a statement and explication of his first formulation of the categorical imperative: act only in such a way that you...
Evolution: From the Fossil Record to Genomic Revolution / Probing...
Lecture 8 - Flourishing and Detachment
Professor Gendler begins with a discussion of the Stoic philosopher Epictetus, who argued that once we recognize that some things are up to us and other things are not up...
CrackBerrys: Exploring the Social Implications of Wireless Email...
Fast-moving managers are finding that their most cherished high-tech gadget may actually be their worst enemy. JoAnne Yates reviews recent research into the evolving,...
Lecture 23 - Social Structures
Professor Gendler begins by recapping the topic of state legitimacy and then offers a way of understanding the disagreement between Rawls and Nozick as one over what states...
Lecture 9 - Virtue and Habit I
We become virtuous by acting as if we are virtuous. This central insight of Aristotle is explored in this lecture. Professor Gendler begins by explaining how Aristotle’s...
Lecture 3 - Parts of the Soul I
Professor Gendler reviews four instances of intrapersonal divisions that have appeared in philosophy, literature, psychology, and neuroscience: Plato's division between...
Lecture 10 - Virtue and Habit II
Although we become virtuous by acting as the virtuous person does, a close reading of Aristotle’s text shows that, on his account, it is not enough to be virtuous that we...
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