Created by:   The University of Edinburgh

  • Dr.  Dave Ward

    Taught by:    Dr. Dave Ward, Lecturer in Philosophy

    University of Edinburgh

  • Professor Duncan Pritchard

    Taught by:    Professor Duncan Pritchard, Professor of Philosophy

    University of Edinburgh

  •  Professor Michela Massimi

    Taught by:     Professor Michela Massimi, Full Professor


  • Dr. Suilin Lavelle

    Taught by:    Dr. Suilin Lavelle, Lecturer in Philosophy

    University of Edinburgh

  • Dr. Matthew Chrisman

    Taught by:    Dr. Matthew Chrisman, Reader in Philosophy


  • Allan Hazlett

    Taught by:    Allan Hazlett

  • Dr. Alasdair Richmond

    Taught by:    Dr. Alasdair Richmond, Dr.


  • Guy Fletcher

    Taught by:    Guy Fletcher, Lecturer


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Rated 4.6 out of 5 of 1,764 ratings

Very good introduction to philosophy. The professors share simple and effective analogies to explain philosophical concepts. The concepts are also woven into interesting topics that would make one think. Highly recommend this course to everyone.



Never thought I would be interested in philosophy - that was the start of my adventure.