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Beginner Level
Approx. 15 hours to complete
English

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Syllabus - What you will learn from this course

Week
1

Week 1

4 hours to complete

What is Skepticism?

4 hours to complete
8 videos (Total 47 min), 1 reading, 3 quizzes
8 videos
Introduction to Skepticism3m
Panel Part I9m
Truth, Relativism, and Fallibility3m
Panel: Part II7m
What is Knowledge?2m
Panel Part III8m
Panel: Part IV11m
1 reading
What is Skepticism?1h 30m
3 practice exercises
Introduction to Skepticism10m
Truth, Relativism and Fallibility10m
What is Knowledge?10m
Week
2

Week 2

4 hours to complete

Is Knowledge Impossible?

4 hours to complete
3 videos (Total 10 min), 1 reading, 4 quizzes
3 videos
Skepticism and Closure2m
The Radical Skeptical Paradox3m
1 reading
Is Knowledge Impossible?1h 30m
3 practice exercises
Are you a Brain-in-a-Vat?30m
Skepticism and Closure30m
The Radical Skeptical Paradox30m
Week
3

Week 3

3 hours to complete

Defending Knowledge

3 hours to complete
3 videos (Total 10 min), 1 reading, 3 quizzes
3 videos
Skepticism and Context3m
Inverting Skepticism3m
1 reading
Defending Knowledge1h 30m
3 practice exercises
Skepticism and Common Sense30m
Skepticism and Context30m
Inverting Skepticism30m
Week
4

Week 4

5 hours to complete

Skepticism as a Way of Life

5 hours to complete
7 videos (Total 47 min), 1 reading, 4 quizzes
7 videos
Panel Part V7m
Intellectual Virtues and Vices2m
Panel Part VI9m
Skepticism, Conviction and the Good Life2m
Panel Part VII10m
Panel Part VIII10m
1 reading
Skepticism as a Way of Life1h 30m
3 practice exercises
Skepticism as a Way of Life10m
Intellectual Virtues and Vices15m
Skepticism, Conviction and the Good Life6m

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