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According to legend, inscribed on walls of the temple on the sacred site of Delphi in Ancient Greece were two premier injunctions: NOTHING IN EXCESS, and KNOW THYSELF. This course will be an examination of the latter injunction in an effort to discover what self-knowledge is, why it might be valuable, and what, if any, limitations it might face. What is missing from a person lacking in self-knowledge that makes her less wise, virtuous, or competent in certain areas than others who have this capacity, and what if anything might she do to fill that gap? Historical sources as well as recent research in philosophy, experimental social psychology, and neuroscience will inform our investigation, in the course of which we will become students of our own dreams, and cultivate some meditative practices. Learning Outcomes: Learners will gain familiarity with prominent themes from Western, classical Chinese, and Buddhist approaches to our knowledge of ourselves. In the course of doing so, they will gain an appreciation of the relation of self-knowledge to wisdom, of the value of intellectual humility, as well as of methods of learning about oneself that do not depend on introspection. Learners will also become familiar with contemporary research in experimental social psychology, philosophy, and neuroscience into the emotions, the unconscious, the role of affect in decision making, and self-deception. They will also gain an appreciation of a challenge to the assumption of a coherent, unified self that derives from the Buddhist tradition. --- This course was created by a partnership between The University of Edinburgh and Humility & Conviction and Public Life Project, an engaged research project based at the University of Connecticut and funded by a generous grant from the John Templeton Foundation....

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ST
2020年6月20日

Really in depth and easy to follow information on a great array of topics, philosophers and philosophies. I would highly recommend it to anyone with an interest of learning new knowledge .

DB
2020年6月23日

This is a well put together course. It is beneficial to borrow or purchase the course textbook. I enjoyed the course instructor and his use of meditation breaks every so often was great.

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Know Thyself - The Value and Limits of Self-Knowledge: The Examined Life: 101 - 120 / 120 レビュー

by Gustavo A V A

2020年11月3日

I loved it!!

by Mahonri B C

2019年11月28日

Excelente!!

by Dottie R

2020年6月8日

Brilliant!

by Jeanette A A

2020年5月18日

Excellent!

by George C M

2018年9月4日

Excellent.

by Aditya C

2020年8月10日

great!

by Thoria B F

2018年9月7日

ممتازة

by Gourav

2020年11月1日

good

by Bindu V S

2020年8月16日

good

by Vincent T

2019年4月15日

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by Julie B

2021年3月7日

Thank you, the course was interesting and having done a little on the history of philosophy in the past, I enjoyed looking at some vaguely familiar theories from a different perspective. I think there was a good balance of material to cater for different learning styles and to introduce an element of variety (videos, further reading, topics for debate and quizzes) and the structure of the course, and my progress within it, was clear and logical. My only criticism is that the transcripts (in written English) of the video talks are not accurate and in some places become quite confusing and even suggest a meaning contradictory to what was actually said.

by P N A

2020年6月4日

More visuals and videos to explain the course content would have made teh course more interesting.

The videos with just the Porfessor speaking were sometime monotonous.

by Tatiana F M

2018年9月4日

Very interesting course and subject. There is much more to learn about it, I'm waiting for the next course to go deeper in the subject.

by Orianna S

2020年4月23日

The majority of the coursework is highly useful in daily life, which I greatly appreciated.

by louis f d m p s

2019年3月17日

Very interesting, I think it is a great start to the knowledge of thyself this background.

by D S

2019年2月19日

Tests were pretty easy, did not challenge much. Not that that´s bad, its just a thing.

by Kali

2018年9月27日

Enjoyed the lectures very much. Found it to be thought provoking and informative.

by Sirinarueman M

2020年4月19日

this is very new to me, good to know such that things in life.

by Wasi R

2018年9月28日

Module 4 felt a bit dry but the first three were interesting.

by Sisawad

2019年12月2日

If you're looking to gain wisdom, I would skip this course. I completed this course but I can't honestly tell you anything useful that I learned from it. The lecturer did an OK job at keeping me engaged.