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Comece imediatamente e aprenda em seu próprio cronograma.
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Redefinir os prazos de acordo com sua programação.
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Programa - O que você aprenderá com este curso

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What is this thing called science? (Michela Massimi and Duncan Pritchard)

Introduction to philosophy of science: the nature of scientific knowledge, the debates about the scientific method and the problem of underdetermination. ...
Reading
3 vídeos (Total de 25 min), 7 leituras, 1 teste
Video3 videos
1.2 What is Science?14min
1.3 Duhem & Kuhn8min
Reading7 leituras
Lecture slides10min
Recommendation for reading10min
Epistemic relativism10min
Inductivism and Falsificationism10min
Underdetermination10min
Philosophers10min
Related work by Philosophy staff at the University of Edinburgh10min
Quiz1 exercício prático
Week 1 Practice Quiz: What is this thing called science? 18min
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2
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Week 2: The origins of our universe (Michela Massimi and John Peacock)

How did our universe form and evolve? Was there really a Big Bang, and what came before it? ...
Reading
5 vídeos (Total de 41 min), 7 leituras, 1 teste
Video5 videos
2.2 A Very Brief History of Cosmology part I10min
2.2 A Very Brief History of Cosmology part II10min
2.3 Cosmology & Scientific Methodology5min
2.4 Conclusion5min
Reading7 leituras
Lecture slides10min
Recommendation for reading10min
General overview of modern cosmology10min
Unobservability and indistinguishable spacetimes10min
Smolin on cosmology, time and laws10min
Chris Smeenk10min
Related work by Philosophy staff at the University of Edinburgh10min
Quiz1 exercício prático
Week 2 Quiz: The origins of the universe20min
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3
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2 horas para concluir

Week 3: Dark Matter and Dark Energy (Michela Massimi and John Peacock)

According to the currently accepted model in cosmology, our universe is made up of 5% of ordinary matter, 25% cold dark matter, and 70% dark energy. But what kind of entities are dark matter and dark energy? ...
Reading
5 vídeos (Total de 52 min), 7 leituras, 1 teste
Video5 videos
3.2 Dark Matter & Dark Energy part I18min
3.2 Dark Matter & Dark Energy part II13min
3.3 What prospects for Cosmology?9min
3.4 Conclusion3min
Reading7 leituras
Lecture Slides10min
Find and share news on the frontiers of science!10min
Recommendation for reading10min
On Kuhn and the rationality of theory choice10min
Underdetermination of theory by evidence10min
Dark matter and dark energy10min
Related work by Philosophy staff at the University of Edinburgh10min
Quiz1 exercício prático
Week 3 Quiz: Dark matter and dark energy20min
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4
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4 horas para concluir

Week 4: The anthropic principle and multiverse cosmology (Alasdair Richmond and John Peacock)

Anthropic reasoning attempts to understand peculiarities of the physical universe via context-sensitive observers in a multiverse of different distinct universes. What are the problems and prospects of this view?...
Reading
3 vídeos (Total de 51 min), 5 leituras, 2 testes
Video3 videos
4.2 The Anthropic Principle and Cosmology Part I14min
4.2 The Anthropic Principle and Cosmology Part II17min
Reading5 leituras
Lecture Slides10min
Recommendation for reading10min
Inflationary cosmology10min
Multiverse Cosmology10min
Related work by Philosophy staff at the University of Edinburgh10min
Quiz1 exercício prático
Week 4 Quiz: The anthropic principle and multiverse cosmology20min
Horas para completar
10 minutos para concluir

Philosophy and the Sciences Part 2

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Reading
1 leitura
Reading1 leituras
Introduction to the Philosophy of Cognitive Sciences10min
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por DLNov 27th 2017

Many of the mathematical elements were beyond me, but the instructors presented the material in such a way that it really demonstrated the art of philosophical thinking about the field of science.

por KKJun 7th 2018

Nice slides.Lectures are well prepared .Quizzes are relevant to the subject and thoughtfully worded so that even wrong choices also contribute to the knowledge of the study material.

Instrutores

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Professor Michela Massimi

Full Professor
Philosophy
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Dr. Suilin Lavelle

Lecturer in Philosophy
University of Edinburgh
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Dr David Carmel

Lecturer
Psychology
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Dr Mark Sprevak

Senior Lecturer
School of Philosophy, Psychology and Language Sciences
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Professor Duncan Pritchard

Professor of Philosophy
University of Edinburgh
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Professor Andy Clark

School of Philosophy, Psychology and Language Sciences
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Professor John Peacock

Professor of Cosmology
Institute for Astronomy
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Professor Barbara Webb

School of Informatics
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Dr Kenny Smith

School of Philosophy, Psychology & Language Sciences
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Dr Peggy Series

Institute for Adaptive and Neural Computation
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E-Learning Developer
University of Edinburgh

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