The course examines the sources for values that underly our personal ethics. It will also introduce you to some of the significant ethical theories in Western tradition, theories that we will apply to social and political issues in current society.
This report outlines the process and findings from an innovative project for students. This work was part of the curriculum and involved students working with West Yorkshire Police as part of the safer Leeds project in designing and making a film for students n crime prevention and personal safety in Leeds
Gypsy Airs: Anna JiEun Lee
In this performance video segment from From the Top at Carnegie Hall, Anna JiEun Lee plays a virtuosic piece for violin by Pablo de Sarasate called Zigeunerweisen (Gypsy Airs), accompanied by pianist Christopher O'Riley. Listen for elements that are quick and dance-like, and others that are slow and mournful, as well as harmonies reminiscent of folk music. The music of the gypsies of Eastern Europe was the inspiration for the piece. (04:41)
University Museums and Galleries
Spot UCL locations in this Universities UK video. The video emphasises how museums engage the public with research. Nobody says it better than the schoolboy at 3:02. http://www.ucl.ac.uk/museums Originally listed on Universities UK YouTube: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=RSw9Qy7yQqQ
Amsterdam 1928: The Games of the IX Olympiad The Games of the IX Olympiad in Amsterdam, Netherlands. These games introduced women’s athletics, as well as the tradition that Greece will lead the Parade of Nations. Video shows the flags of the countries that took part in the Olympics. There is no talking in this video. Background music is the Olympic Theme.
The Games of the IX Olympiad in Amsterdam, Netherlands. These games introduced women’s athletics, as well as the tradition that Greece will lead the Parade of Nations. Video shows the flags of the countries that took part in the Olympics. There is no talking in this video. Background music is the Olympic Theme.
Conceptualizing new age and neopagan ritual (17 May 2013)
In this seminar, Professor Michael Houseman (l'École pratique des hautes études, Paris) presents a brief analysis of several small ceremonies to make a theoretical argument about ritual in a new age and neopagan context.
History of music - Part V (W. A. Mozart)
Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart: The Marriage of Figaro (Le nozze di Figaro), Eine kleine Nachtmusik (A Little Night Music), Rondo alla Turca, Don Giovanni, Clarinet concerto, Violin concerto in G, Symphony nr. 39, 40 and 41, Divertimento in D, Sonata facile, Piano concerto in A, The Magic Flute (Die Zauberflöte), Quintet for clarinet and strings, Requiem . (10:36)
"U.S.-Cuban Academic Relations Part I: The Politics of U.S.-Cuban Exchanges" (video)
Wayne Smith, Center for International Policy and Louis Pérez, University of North Carolina-Chapel Hill.
U.S. and Cuban scholars involved in academic, scientific, and cultural research face significant difficulties in maintaining open and thorough dialogue with each other due to restrictions governing travel between the two countries. Such
What is Gravity?
This thirty minute video explains gravity. The study of gravity has played a central role in the history of science—from Galileo and Newton to Einstein's twentieth century theory of general relativity. Yet, in spite of five centuries of study, many aspects of gravity remain a mystery. How can gravity, which in many ways
is the dominant force in the universe, be at the same time, by far, the weakest of the four known forces in nature? See how physicists are
approaching this que
Realism and the Value of Peace
In this lecture, Professor White discusses the morality and ethical challenges of war, as examined by Professor Coady in his new book, Morality & Political Violence. Political violence, in the form of wars, insurgencies, violent revolutions and counter-revolutions, and terrorism constitutes a major human challenge today as so often in the past. The challenge is not only to life and limb, but also to morality itself. Professor Coady puts the problems posed by this challenge into the fram
Postulate, Axiom, and Conjecture
Three words that are used seemingly interchangeably in Geometry are postulate, axiom, and conjecture. This video explains how each word is different and describes the subtle implications of using each word. These terms are especially important when working with Geometry proofs. (2:06)
Best Supporting Actor Oscar nominee Abdi says, "this is the highlight of my life"
Barkhad Abdi, 28, who portrays the Somali pirate Muse alongside previous Oscar-winner Tom Hanks tells Reuters "this is the highlight of my life." Rough Cut (no reporter narration). Subscribe: http://smarturl.it/reuterssubscribe More Breaking News: http://smarturl.it/BreakingNews Reuters tells the world's stories like no one else. As the largest international multimedia news provider, Reuters provides coverage around the globe and across topics including business, financial, national, and inter
Politics in 60 seconds. Lowering the voting age
Professor Philip Cowley defines a polical concept in 60 seconds for those with a spare minute to learn something new. This videocast focuses on voting at 16. Warning: video does contain bloopers and out takes. May 2010 Suitable for Undergraduate study and Community education Professor Philip Cowley, Professor of Parliamentary Government, School of Politics and International Relations Professor Philip Cowley is Professor of Parliamentary Government at The University of Nottingham. He is an e
India's new global strength
Nirmalya Kumar, Professor of Marketing, discusses his new book 'India's Global Powerhouses', on the globalisation of Indian firms
Watch Josephine as she sells some interesting items to her friends and neighbors. The goal for this segment is word family -ight-. (0:30)
Can human behaviour be quantified?
Rory Sutherland, Vice-Chairman of Ogilvy Group, says we've got too hung up on trying to quantify human behaviour. We need to revert to our basic instincts to understand how consumers make their choices. What's wrong, he asks, with 'subjectivism'?
KGNU Radio Interview with Jim Banks and Richard Wolff on Healthcare
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TALAT Lecture 2502: Material Aspects of Fire Design
This lecture gives information about characteristic behaviour of aluminium alloys and insulation materials at high temperatures; it describes the philosophy of using aluminium alloy structures under risks of fire; it gives an example of fire risk analysis. General engineering background and some familiarity with TALAT lecture 2501 is assumed.
21H.225J Gender and the Law in U.S. History (MIT)
This subject explores the legal history of the United States as a gendered system. It examines how women have shaped the meanings of American citizenship through pursuit of political rights such as suffrage, jury duty, and military service, how those political struggles have varied for across race, religion, and class, as well as how the legal system has shaped gender relations for both women and men through regulation of such issues as marriage, divorce, work, reproduction, and the family. The
The Louisiana Purchase in a Nutshell
A short animated video about the Louisiana Purchase, including information about the roles of Sacajewea, Thomas Jefferson, Lewis and Clark.