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Philosophy is like sex: sure you can get some interesting results, but that's not why we do it. Going one step beyond…why do you FEEL pain or pleasure? Do plants have emotions? How is possible that some people do not understand other’s emotions? Emotions seem to be everywhere, giving meaning to all events of our lives. They are the backbone of social activities as well as they drive the cognitive processes of several living entities. Several animals, including humans, have emotions but…what about machines?...Do machine can have emotions? This course will help you to understand and to identify most important philosophical ideas and debates about emotions, as well as it will provide you a rich source of data about neurological, psychological or anthropological analysis of emotions. In a nutshell: this is a course to feel and think about....
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cursos 100% online

Comece imediatamente e aprenda em seu próprio cronograma.
Calendar

Prazos flexíveis

Redefinir os prazos de acordo com sua programação.
Beginner Level

Nível iniciante

Clock

Approx. 9 hours to complete

Sugerido: 3-5 hours/week...
Comment Dots

English

Legendas: English...

Programa - O que você aprenderá com este curso

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Welcome!

Welcome to this amazing course on the nature of emotions. You’ll see that emotions are everywhere. They are the true meaning of our lives and guide us all throughout our daily actions. There is a lot to discuss, to think about, to discover about them! Six weeks for a Course, one Course for new Knowledge!...
Reading
1 vídeo (Total de 4 min), 5 leituras
Video1 vídeos
Reading5 leituras
Welcome, Learners!10min
Course format10min
Syllabus10min
Evaluation10min
Certification10min
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1 hora para concluir

Where do emotions come from?

At the very beginning of this course we will look at the basic definitions and concepts related to the emotional events. At the same time we will introduce basic philosophical ideas in order to make possible the understanding of the nature of emotional values....
Reading
5 vídeos (Total de 46 min), 1 leitura, 2 testes
Video5 videos
The ABC of emotional processes6min
Why do emotions exist and how many living entities have emotions?11min
How did emotions evolve?8min
Where do emotions happen?9min
Reading1 leituras
Week 1 Overview10min
Quiz2 exercícios práticos
L1A Exam - Lessons/Videos20min
L1B Exam - Reading and External Video8min
Week
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1 hora para concluir

How many emotions do exist?

After the clarification about the different aspects we can find in emotional analysis, we will look at the number and type of different emotions. There are several theories about their number, and all of them also contain a way to understand how emotions emerged and evolved. The debate will be fun!...
Reading
5 vídeos (Total de 35 min), 1 leitura, 2 testes
Video5 videos
A taxonomy of emotions7min
The geography of emotions: Guilt vs Shame cultures8min
Aware: attention, data selection and the aesthetical feeling of ahness6min
L2.5. No pain, no gain? The modulatory nature of emotions7min
Reading1 leituras
Week 2 Overview10min
Quiz2 exercícios práticos
L2A Exam - Lessons/Videos20min
L2B Exam - Reading and External Video8min
Week
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1 hora para concluir

What does a plant feel?

Not only humans do have emotions. Other mammals have also them. And even insects. But do plants have emotions? Even bacteria, a so small entity, have also these emotional mechanisms. An evolutionary reconstruction will understand to understand how emotions are spread among living entities....
Reading
5 vídeos (Total de 37 min), 1 leitura, 2 testes
Video5 videos
Animal emotion8min
The qualia problem10min
Conscious vs Unconscious emotions6min
Ghost and chronic emotions6min
Reading1 leituras
Week 3 Overview10min
Quiz2 exercícios práticos
L3A Exam - Lessons/Videos20min
L3B Exam - Reading and External Video8min
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A neuroanthropological approach to emotions: from neurons to societies

Emotions regulate several key aspects of our life. But they are fundamental for social cohesion. Cooperation or altruism are fundamental aspects of human socialization that must be understood from an emotional perspective. Neurons will show the path to the creation of societies....
Reading
5 vídeos (Total de 49 min), 1 leitura, 2 testes
Video5 videos
Emotions without brains?9min
Emotions, empathy and ethics: neuroethical challenges7min
The moral control of the emotional mind11min
The social management of emotions8min
Reading1 leituras
Week 4 Overview10min
Quiz2 exercícios práticos
L4A Exam - Lessons/Videos20min
L4B Exam - Reading and External Video8min
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Melhores avaliações

por TCAug 5th 2016

Love this course. Highly recommend to anyone who wants to understand emotions. Jordi, I can't wait to do your next course.

por BSAug 19th 2017

excellent class, truly unique and mind expanding, do it again!

Instrutores

Jordi Vallverdú

Professor Dr.
Philosophy Department

Sobre Universitat Autònoma de Barcelona

The Universitat Autònoma de Barcelona (UAB) is a public university located in the metropolitan area of Barcelona. International in its outlook, it is fully consolidated within its local surroundings, and offers quality education in close association with research activity, the transfer of scientific, technological, cultural and educational knowledge, the promotion of its human potential and the responsible management of available resources. The UAB currently offers 81 degrees, 130 official Master Programmes and 183 UAB-specific Masters Degrees. In addition, it offers 174 lifelong learning programmes and 65 PhD Programmes, 27 of which have been distinguished through Quality Awards. The UAB has a total of over 3,500 teaching and research staff, over 2,000 administrative staff and over 40,000 students....

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  • Once you enroll for a Certificate, you’ll have access to all videos, quizzes, and programming assignments (if applicable). Peer review assignments can only be submitted and reviewed once your session has begun. If you choose to explore the course without purchasing, you may not be able to access certain assignments.

  • When you purchase a Certificate you get access to all course materials, including graded assignments. Upon completing the course, your electronic Certificate will be added to your Accomplishments page - from there, you can print your Certificate or add it to your LinkedIn profile. If you only want to read and view the course content, you can audit the course for free.

  • This course is for all of you who would like to know more about Emotions, about how we feel.

    No academic bakcground is required to take the course. However, there is a desiderata: to have an open-minded attitude towards new information and ideas.

  • No, you just need to have an open-minded attitude towards new information and ideas.

  • No, you will only need a computer, smartphone or tablet to follow the course.

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    Certificates are provided as downloadable PDF files, which you can print yourself. You can also share them electronically.

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  • No. The certificate shows that the student has passed the course, but it is not an official qualification of the Universitat Autònoma de Barcelona.

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