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Voltar para Crença na Alma: Causas e Consequências - Unidade 1: Fundamentos Históricos

Comentários e feedback de alunos de Crença na Alma: Causas e Consequências - Unidade 1: Fundamentos Históricos da instituição Rutgers — Universidade Estadual de Nova Jérsei

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Sobre o curso

Throughout history, the vast majority of people around the globe have believed they have, however defined, a “soul.” While the question of whether the soul exists cannot be answered by science, what we can study are the causes and consequences of various beliefs about the soul and its prospects of surviving the death of the body. Why are soul and afterlife beliefs so common in human history? Are there adaptive advantages to assuming souls exist? Are there brain structures that have been shaped by environmental pressures that provide the foundation of body/mind dualism that is such a prominent feature of many religions? How do these beliefs shape the worldviews of different cultures and our collective lives? What is the role of competing afterlife beliefs in religion, science, politics, and war? This course explores several facets of this relatively unexplored but profoundly important aspect of human thought and behavior. The course consists mainly of 70 to 80 minute lectures, typically broken up into 3 segments, recorded from a course offered by Rutgers University School of Arts and Sciences. These videos include slides and some embedded video clips. Most lectures are accompanied by slides used during the lecture, also including recommended reading assignment which may provide additional opportunities to reflect on your studies. Due to the lengthiness of this class and natural progression, the online course has been separated into 3 units, this is Unit 1....

Melhores avaliações

MS

21 de set de 2017

Brilliant course, brilliant lecturers, brilliant topic, extremely well thought-out approach to such a mind-blowing topic. I highly recommend it to anyone with even the vaguest interest in the topic.

DA

21 de ago de 2015

I just started with this course and I am loving it! This not only offers a very fresh perspective on beliefs about souls and an afterlife but is also extremely relatable on a personal level.

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51 — 75 de 106 Avaliações para o Crença na Alma: Causas e Consequências - Unidade 1: Fundamentos Históricos

por Edward M V

25 de fev de 2016

If you are fascinated by different belief systems this course is for you.

por Vee S

27 de out de 2015

A thought provoking course, well done, interesting, and enlightening.

por Andrea G Q

23 de out de 2015

Great class and wonderful teacher. He explained the lessons so well

por ArashMilan

21 de mar de 2016

Essential course for every student , thinker and even human being,

por İLKİN B

4 de set de 2015

The course aroused my intellectual interest to its highest.

Thanks.

por Jeremiah J

18 de nov de 2015

Wonderful course, very interesting and thought provoking.

por Kam L

23 de jan de 2022

Presents information in an unbiased logical perspective.

por Finch M

16 de abr de 2018

An excellent course, covering an often neglected topic.

por Anil M

20 de ago de 2015

Most informative & unique course , I have come across.

por Garri-Lee L

21 de ago de 2015

Opening the mind to new ways of thinking about Rel

por Darren G

22 de nov de 2015

This is a high-quality, thought-provoking course.

por Alexandropoulou C

9 de set de 2019

Very interesting and rare class!

por Pablo S S

13 de out de 2015

Interesting, different and fun.

por ZAHABIYA A

12 de jan de 2019

KNOWLEDGEABLE COURSE.. LOVE IT

por Emily N

2 de out de 2017

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por JOSE L V

17 de abr de 2021

Excelente curso introductorio

por Juan J D

26 de nov de 2015

A life changing course.

por Roberto R

14 de ago de 2015

everybody have to do it

por Winston A W

27 de dez de 2020

Excellent, thank you.

por Alaa H

12 de nov de 2019

Excellent course.

por Deleted A

23 de jun de 2017

very interesting.

por Arve F

11 de jun de 2017

Very interesting.

por Luis L

17 de set de 2015

Very good, thanks

por Liliana E G d l F

13 de ago de 2015

Its an eye opener

por Leticia M

5 de mar de 2018

Amazing course