13 - Personal identity, Part IV; What matters?
The personality theory is revised to state that the key to personal identity is having the same personality provided that there is no branching, that is, provided there is no transfer or duplication of the same personality from one body to another. Similar "no branching" requirements are added to the other theories as well. At the end of class, Professor Kagan suggests a shift from thinking about the survival of the soul in terms of "what does it take to survive?" to "what is it that matters in
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12 - Personal identity, Part III: Objections to the personality theory
The lecture focuses on the problems directly related to the personality theory as key to personal identity. The theory states that a person retains his or her individuality so long as he or she has the same ongoing personality. The main objection raised to this claim is the problem of duplication. The lecture explores cases in which the same personality has been transferred or exported to multiple bodies.
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10 - Personal identity, Part I: Identity across space and time and the soul theory
The lecture focuses on the question of the metaphysical key to personal identity. What does it mean for a person that presently exists to be the very same person in the future? The first approach to answering this question is the "soul theory," that is, the key to being the same person is having the same soul. Difficulties with that approach are then discussed, independent of the question whether souls exist or not.
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At the University of Colorado we've developed some high quality videos on the pedagogy of personal response systems ("clickers") to enhance student learning and engagement. These videos were developed based on our research of what works, and our experience with common pitfalls of using clickers. These videos give an inside look at clickers being used in the classroom and teacher and student opinions about them. The response to these videos so far has been enthusiastic.
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Episode 117: Flavors of democracy: United States' ambitions in the Middle East

Political analyst Prof James Piscatori explains why the efforts by the United States to promote democracy in the Middle East may not result in the type of democracy Washington wants. With host Jennifer Cook.

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Virtual Maths, Density formula simulation
Density, mass and volume interactive formula, simulation
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Virtual Maths - 3D shapes, diagram, area, volume
Diagram of 3D shapes with formula for calculating area (and volume)
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Health Beliefs
Series of video clips which looks at the personal beliefs and experiences of patients with various conditions, including > Bipolar disorder > Dementia > Rapid onset Rheumatoid Arthritis > Asperger's Syndrome > Parkinson's disease > Lactose intolerance > MMR vaccination > Epilepsy > Breast cancer
Author(s): Dr Kate Field (DiPEX)

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Between the Lions: Cliff Hanger and the Yodeling Yellow Yak
Two scientists yearning to find a yodeling yellow yak just might be the key to Cliff Hanger's salvation, in this y-filled installment of Between the Lions' thrilling action-and-phonics serial.  In this video, the some of the words are printed out on the screen.  Video would be good for early readers. 
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Flu pandemic : how prepared are we?
In this podcast Professor Robert Dingwall, Director of the 'Institute of Science and Society' at the University of Nottingham, and a member of the UK government’s Department of Heath committee on the ethical aspects of pandemic influenza, discusses the causes and potential impact of a flu pandemic on the UK. In particular, examining how prepared the UK government is to cope with the medical and social impacts of a flu pandemic, and what steps we can take as individuals to protect ourselves
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Marriage and Family Relationships
This is an introductory course on marriage and the family, intended to present a more balanced understanding than your own personal experience might give you. A second objective is to apply what you learn in class to your own life, and better understand what you personally want in your future family and relationship experiences.
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Ayiti: The Cost of Life
Help the Guinard family struggle to make ends meet and get ahead in their poverty-stricken homeland, Haiti. In this sometimes tragic and always challenging simulation game, you help the parents, Jean and Marie, and their children, Patrick, Jacqueline, and Yves, make decisions about work, education, community building, personal purchases, and health care that might brighten their future. Includes lesson plans for teachers.
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The ARCH: A Home Away From Home
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Beginner - You look confused

We all get confused sometimes, but it's a shame to miss the chance to clear the confusion by not asking for an explanation. Today we teach you some important vocabulary that is often used between a student and a teacher.


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This site profiles Presidential inaugurations of the past using primary sources from the American Memory historical collections of the Library of Congress. Through images, film, and personal recollections users can view the pomp and circumstance of Inaugurations.
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Frontline Diplomacy
This site opens a window into the lives of American diplomats and U.S. foreign policy -- how it is formulated in Washington and implemented at our embassies abroad. Transcripts of more than 1,300 interviews with U.S. diplomatic personnel capture their experiences, motivations, personal analyses, and ...
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Oral Social Sciences through Personal Narratives
Students apply their knowledge of story elements to art and literature of the 1950s by developing a story, comprehending someone else's story, and diagramming the five elements of plot. Students will then create, revise, edit, and publish their own personal narrative.
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