Take Free Philosophy Courses from The Institute of Art and Ideas: From “The Meaning of Life” to “Heidegger Meets Van Gogh”

Back in 2014, we told you about how The Institute of Art and Ideas (IAI) launched IAI Academy — an online educational platform that features free courses from world-leading scholars “on the ideas that matter.” They have since put online a number of philosophy courses, many striving to address questions that affect our lives today. We’ve listed a number of them below, and added them to our list of 150+ Free Online Philosophy courses. For a complete list of IAI Academy courses, visit this page.

  • Heidegger Meets Van Gogh: Art, Freedom and TechnologyWeb video – Simon Glendinning, London School of Economics
  • Dark Matter of the MindWeb video – Daniel Everett, Bentley University
  • Fear and Trembling in the 21st CenturyWeb video – Clare Carlisle, King’s College London
  • Knowledge and RationalityWeb Video – Corine Besson, University of Sussex
  • Life, Meaning and MoralityWeb video – Christopher Hamilton, King’s College, London
  • Minds, Morality and AgencyWeb video – Mark Rowlands, University of Miami
  • On Romantic LoveWeb video – Berit Brogaard, University of Miami
  • The Human CompassWeb video – Janne Teller
  • The Meaning of LifeWeb video – Steve Fuller, University of Warwick
  • The Universe As We Find ItWeb video – John Heil, Washington University in St Louis
  • Unveiling RealityWeb video – Bryan Roberts, London School of Economics
  • Why the World Does Not ExistWeb video – Markus Gabriel, Freiburg Institute of Advanced Study.

Note: The courses are all free. However, to take a course you will need to create a user account.

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