In this video, we explain why René Descartes said ‘I think, therefore I am’. Feedback is much appreciated. If you liked the video then please like and subscribe, you can also follow us on Twitter @totalphilosophy. Music – Fig Leaf Rag by Kevin MacLeod (incompetech.com)

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Thomas Aquinas deserves to be remembered for reconciling faith with reason, thereby saving Western civilisation from turning its back on science and Greek and Roman wisdom. If you like our films take a look at our shop (we ship worldwide): http://theschooloflife.com/shop/all/ Brought to you by http://theschooloflife.com Produced in collaboration with Mad Adam http://madadamfilms.co.uk

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Our unit on the philosophy of religion and the existence of god continues with Thomas Aquinas. Today, we consider his first four arguments: the cosmological arguments. — Images and video via VideoBlocks or Wikimedia Commons, licensed under Creative Commons by 4.0: https://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/4.0/ — Produced in collaboration with PBS Digital Studios: http://youtube.com/pbsdigitalstudios Help PBSDS win a […]

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Thomas Aquinas OP (/əˈkwaɪnəs/; Italian: Tommaso d’Aquino, lit. ‘Thomas of Aquino’; 1225 – 7 March 1274), was an Italian[3][4] Dominican friar, Catholic priest, and Doctor of the Church. He was an immensely influential philosopher, theologian, and jurist in the tradition of scholasticism, within which he is also known as the Doctor Angelicus and the Doctor […]

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In this lecture/discussion session from my 2013 Introduction to Philosophy class at Marist College, we finish up our study of David Hume’s classic work in Philosophy of Religion, Dialogues Concerning Natural Religion, by focusing on most of the arguments about God’s existence and God’s nature made between his three interlocutors — Philo, Demea, and Cleanthes. […]

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In this lecture/discussion video from my Spring 2013 Introduction to Philosophy class, we start our study of David Hume’s Dialogues Concerning Natural Religion. We being with some preliminary matters, talking about why Hume wrote a dialogue, what his rhetorical purposes were in setting up such a debate, and some of the background assumptions of Hume’s […]

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David Hume was a Scottish philosopher, historian, economist, and essayist, who is best known today for his highly influential system of radical philosophical empiricism, skepticism, and naturalism. The Giants Of Philosophy, David Hume, Complete Audiobook Hume’s empiricist approach to philosophy places him with John Locke, George Berkeley, Francis Bacon, and Thomas Hobbes as a British […]

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Hello everybody! Thanks for taking the time to watch this video. In the Enlightenment, a guy called David Hume had some things to say about reason. Usually we think that reason is super cool, and it is. But Hume wanted to put a little bit of a spin on it by balancing it with Passion. […]

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In this video, I discuss David Hume’s essay “The Natural History of Religion,” originally published as one of the Four Dissertations in the work by that name. I start out by indicating some of Hume’s key ideas, assumptions, and methods in the work. Then, I discuss Hume’s views on the origins and nature of polytheism […]

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Hume’s philosophy is dependent on his concept of ideas, understand this and you’re well on your way! For more on David Hume, Check out our blog: http://www.60secondphilosophy.com/blog/david-hume-on-ideas Have a question on a topic in philosophy? Ask it in the comments section and we will answer it in our next Q&A video! Check us out on […]

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