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  • The Philosophy of Time

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    What are the A and B theories of time?

    Time philosophy expert Jonathan Tallant, from the University of Nottingham, tries to explain. Show less
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    • The Philosophy of Time - Duration: 9 minutes, 35 seconds.

      • 6 years ago
      • 184,666 views
      What are the A and B theories of time?

      Time philosophy expert Jonathan Tallant, from the University of Nottingham, tries to explain.
    • Why's The Godfather such a good movie? - Duration: 11 minutes.

      • 7 years ago
      • 111,606 views
      The Godfather movies rely heavy on deception and in many ways mirror the Shakespearean stories of King Henry !V and King Henry V.

      This is the view of philosophy expert Greg Currie, from the Univ...
    • A Negative Hippopotamus - Duration: 6 minutes, 31 seconds.

      • 5 years ago
      • 69,060 views
      This is Part I of an interview about the "Philosophy of Nothing" with Stephen Mumford, a Professor of Metaphysics at the University of Nottingham.

      These PhilosophyFile videos are created by Brady ...
    • Moral Theories - Right and Wrong - Duration: 12 minutes.

      • 6 years ago
      • 52,914 views
      Do moral theories require golden rules - so-called exceptionless principles?

      This is the area of interest for Uri Leibowitz, from the University of Nottingham's Department of Philosophy.
    • Why do people like Harry Potter? - Duration: 11 minutes.

      • 7 years ago
      • 47,816 views
      Philosophy expert Greg Currie - whose interests include literature - muses over the success of the Harry Potter series.

      Professor Currie works in the University of Nottingham's Department of Phi...
    • Beauty and Future Philosophers - Duration: 8 minutes, 34 seconds.

      • 6 years ago
      • 45,117 views
      Attempting to "rank" beautiful images - from the Mona Lisa to sports cars - is a clever way to teach philosophy to younger minds, as the University of Nottingham's Jonathan Tallant explains.

      These...
    • Gilgamesh and Metacognition - Duration: 9 minutes, 42 seconds.

      • 6 years ago
      • 27,911 views
      Gilgamesh is a truly ancient story, and it has our philosopher musing on the use of "thinking about thinking" in fiction.

      Prof Gregory Currie is speaking.
    • Science and Intuition - Duration: 12 minutes.

      • 3 years ago
      • 24,383 views
      NOTE: This continues from this earlier video --- http://youtu.be/0jRppd6c5J8
      Featuring Dr Jonathan Tallant from the University of Nottingham's Department of Philosophy.

      Intuitions in Physics paper...
    • Brad Pitt, Homer and Imaginative Resistance - Duration: 10 minutes.

      • 6 years ago
      • 22,449 views
      The film Troy is based on the famous poem The Iliad - so why didn't film-makers stick to Homer's famous tale? Professor Greg Currie offers a philosophical perspective.

      PhilosophyFile is a series o...
    • The Philosophy of Sports Fans - Duration: 3 minutes, 37 seconds.

      • 7 years ago
      • 20,539 views
      Why do people watch sports? What do they get from it?

      This is the first of a few videos with Professor Stephen Mumford at the University of Nottingham.
    • The Neutral Soccer Fan - Duration: 6 minutes, 10 seconds.

      • 7 years ago
      • 17,864 views
      Is it better to "support your team" - or just watch the pure sport.

      Professor Stephen Mumford - an expert on the philosophy of sport - thinks it is better to be a pure fan.

      He travels to game...
    • Football Fan Perception - Duration: 6 minutes, 9 seconds.

      • 7 years ago
      • 13,340 views
      Do all football fans see things the same way... or are they influenced by their loyalties?

      We continue our look at the philosophy of sports fans.
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