ContractsX: From Trust to Promise to Contract | HarvardX on edX | Course About Video

[MUSIC PLAYING] CHARLES FRIED: Hello. I’m Charles Fried. I’ve been teaching contract law at Harvard Law School off and on for some 35 years. I have written books and articles on contract law, and I’ve argued contract cases in state and federal courts. My students have become lawyers and judges Continue Reading

UQx META101x Knowledge and belief

HETHERINGTON It’s not enough just to have opinions. It doesn’t matter – people sometimes say, “but I really feel it.” Well, tough. That doesn’t make it knowledge. You’ve got a philosophical theory here, a longstanding one, which starts to tell us why that isn’t enough. MACINTOSH Sometimes then, we substitute Continue Reading

Oriental Beliefs MOOC is back! Join in!

You’re passionate about Oriental cultures, past and present? You’re fascinated by myths, beliefs and mysteries? If so, join our enthusiastic team of more than 20 teachers in an exciting journey thanks to our self-paced MOOC (Massive Open Online Course) «Oriental Beliefs: Between Reason and Traditions». It is informative, funny and Continue Reading

Faith and Finance | BUx on edX

Introduction to Sociology | UTPermianBasinX on edX | Course About Video

Economic Democracy: The Cooperative Alternative | EdinburghX on edX | Course About Video

DONALD AR GEORGE: Political democracy is widely advocated as the best form of government available. But democracy rarely operates within the firm. At least in principle democratic governments can be criticized freely and are answerable to the people they seek to govern. But managers are not answerable to the people Continue Reading

Religion, Conflict and Peace | HarvardX

[MUSIC PLAYING] DIANE MOORE: Are religions inherently negative forces in contemporary human experience, as many critics claim? Or are religions always sources for human flourishing, as people of faith and defenders of faith often assert? Is religious extremism and the violence associated with it the true face of religion? Or Continue Reading

MOOC | The Market Revolution and Democracy | The Civil War and Reconstruction, 1850-1861 | 1.1.1

We start more or less in 1850. A couple of things to bear in mind, the categories to bear in mind, which we will talk about more in the next few weeks as we get into American history at this moment. Things that have happened in the 30-40 years before Continue Reading

Democracy and Autocracy: Theories and Empirical Findings | FedericaX on edX

[MUSIC PLAYING] MARIANNE KNEUER: I am Marianne Kneuer. I am Professor for Political Science at the University of Hildesheim in Germany. My interest is the study of political regimes– that is, democracy and autocracy. And I’ll tell you why this is a fundamental topic for me. For more than 2000 Continue Reading