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Intermediate Level
Approx. 11 hours to complete
English

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Erasmus University Rotterdam

Syllabus - What you will learn from this course

Week
1

Week 1

1 hour to complete

Political Origins

1 hour to complete
3 videos (Total 18 min), 3 readings
3 videos
Plato versus the Sophists9m
Karl Popper versus Plato7m
3 readings
"Plato, Protagoras, 317e-328d"10m
Suggested Reading: "Aristotle, Nicomachean ethics, III, 6-9"10m
"Plato, Republic, VIII, 555b-569c"10m
Week
2

Week 2

1 hour to complete

Skepticism and Religion

1 hour to complete
2 videos (Total 16 min), 1 reading
2 videos
Montaigne to Bayle7m
1 reading
"Bayle, Philosophical Commentary, II, 9."10m
Week
3

Week 3

2 hours to complete

Skepticism and Natural Law

2 hours to complete
2 videos (Total 16 min), 2 readings, 1 quiz
2 videos
Skepticism and Natural Law7m
2 readings
"Hume, Dialogues Concering Natural Religion"10m
"Grotius, The Law of War and Peace" (De Iure Belli ac Pacis)10m
Week
4

Week 4

1 hour to complete

Skepticism and Conservatism

1 hour to complete
2 videos (Total 17 min), 1 reading
2 videos
Liberating Skepticism8m
1 reading
"Hume, Part I, Essay III"10m

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