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Music at Sheffield

Admission tutor Dr Tim Shephard talks about studying Music at the University of Sheffield.

From  Terence Dunne on May 3rd, 2018 0 likes 5 plays 0  

Music student experience

Emily tells us what it's like to study music at the University of Sheffield. She talks about exciting opportunities to create music at the University, about spending a year abroad in Belgium and…

From  Terence Dunne on May 3rd, 2018 0 likes 6 plays 0  

Studying Archaeology at the University of Sheffield

Study with us and we’ll introduce you to the richness, difference and diversity of humanity from deep history to modernity, to the thrill of discovery, and to the pleasures of research. As an…

From  Terence Dunne on February 20th, 2018 0 likes 35 plays 0  

Creating Content Practicals: Microsoft Sway

This practical session looks at using different tools and approaches for creating content in learning and teaching. James Pearson (Faculty of Arts & Humanities) demonstrates how Microsoft Sway…

From  Tom Foster on August 11th, 2017 0 likes 21 plays 0  

Material Stories of Migration

A creative project on migration coordinated by Dr Veronica Barnsley and Dr Shirin Teifouri. Material Stories enables refugees and migrants from diverse backgrounds to explore their experiences of…

From  Graham McElearney on July 20th, 2017 0 likes 22 plays 0  

After the Armistice: Europe's Turbulent Peace, 1919-1923

Why did all the hopes at the end of the First World War fade so rapidly in its immediate aftermath? Why was there such massive social, economic and political turmoil? Yet why, during the postwar…

From  batchUser on May 15th, 2017 0 likes 33 plays 0  

Becoming Like God: Plato on Ethical Ascent

Professor Angie Hobbs gave the first talk in our new series of interdisciplinary talks 'God and the Good: Thinking Religion and Ethics' on 11th October 2016 at Sheffield Cathedral.She…

From  batchUser on May 8th, 2017 0 likes 152 plays 0  

Lecture 11 - Gilligan's ethics of care

The ethics of care - Carol Gilligan and Lawrence Kohlberg.

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Lecture 10 - Nietzsche and Rawls's Theory of Justice

Further examination of the Eternal Recurrence, and the 20th century's most important political philosopher, John Rawls

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Lecture 9 - Nietzsche 1

An overview of Nietzsche - The Birth of Tragedy, The Transvaluation of All Values. and the Eternal Recurrence.

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Lecture 8 - Bentham and Mill

More on Bentham, and Mill's revisions to Bentham's hedonic calculus.

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Lecture 7 - Bentham

Bentham's ethics - The foundation of Bentham’s ethics is what he takes to be the fact that all sentient creatures are attracted to pleasure and recoil from pain.

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Lecture 6 - Kant 3

Further investigation of Kant

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Lecture 5 - Kant 2: The Categorical Imperative

Kant's application of the Categorical Imperative is examined.

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Lecture 4 - Kant and Hume

Going from the Ancient Greeks to the eighteenth century, this lecture starts to look at the work of Kant and Hume

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Lecture 3 - Plato and Aristotle

Both Plato and Aristotle argue that human flourishing is not to be achieved through the acquisition of material wealth and worldly power. They base their arguments on accounts of the human…

From  batchUser on May 8th, 2017 0 likes 44 plays 0