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Week
1

Week 1

1 hour to complete

Welcome to Moralities of Everyday Life!

1 hour to complete
1 video (Total 23 min), 3 readings
3 readings
Meet your instructors!10m
Course resources10m
Pre-Course Survey10m
5 hours to complete

The Big Questions

5 hours to complete
9 videos (Total 157 min), 1 reading, 1 quiz
9 videos
Philosophical Approaches20m
Reason vs. Emotions15m
The Case of Disgust14m
Cute and Sexy9m
Return to the Trolley Problem6m
The Big Questions13m
Week 1 Office Hours (2015)31m
Week 1 Office Hours (2014)26m
1 reading
Week 1 Readings1h 30m
1 practice exercise
Week 1 Quiz30m
Week
2

Week 2

3 hours to complete

Compassion

3 hours to complete
6 videos (Total 154 min), 1 reading, 1 quiz
6 videos
How Do We Treat Strangers?22m
Empathy and Concern27m
Empathy and its Limits16m
Week 2 Office Hours (2015)50m
Week 2 Office Hours (2014)28m
1 reading
Week 2 Readings10m
1 practice exercise
Week 2 Quiz30m
Week
3

Week 3

5 hours to complete

Origins of Morality

5 hours to complete
10 videos (Total 269 min), 1 reading, 1 quiz
10 videos
Moral Universals13m
Evolution of Morality20m
Reciprocal Altruism18m
Guest Lecture, Laurie Santos1h 10m
Development of Morality18m
How Much Can Evolution Explain?6m
Discussion with Laurie Santos28m
Week 3 Office Hours (2015)50m
Week 3 Office Hours (2014)33m
1 reading
Week 3 Readings10m
1 practice exercise
Week 3 Quiz30m
Week
4

Week 4

4 hours to complete

Differences

4 hours to complete
9 videos (Total 182 min), 1 reading, 1 quiz
9 videos
Kinds of Societies17m
Conservatives and Liberals18m
Disgust and Honor I19m
Disgust and Honor II15m
Religion and Morality I13m
Religion and Morality II19m
Week 4 Office Hours (2015)42m
Week 4 Office Hours (2014)27m
1 reading
Week 4 Readings10m
1 practice exercise
Week 4 Quiz30m

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