Below is a list of videos about philosophy and/or cognitive science. Feel free to share it or suggest additions.
1. (Shortish) Films
The Final Moments of Karl Brant "Set in the near future where experimental technology allows two detectives to bring a murder victim back to life [or just back to consciousness?] in a digital state in order to question him about his final moments."
2. Video Series
A History of Ideas Two minute animated videos explaining important ideas and concepts in the history of thought. From BBC. A History of Philosophy in 81 Lectures: Ancient Greece to Modern Times From Arthur F. Holmes course at Wheaton College. Covers Plato, Aquinas, Hobbes, Descartes, Spinoza, Hume, Kant, Hegel, Nietzsche, Sartre, and a few others. Aeon Video "Aeon Video screens contemporary and classic short documentaries, exploring the intersections between nature, culture and ideas." California Cognitive Science Conference at UC Berkeley Videos from a conference by The Cognitive Science Student Association (CSSA), whose mission is to support and enrich the academic life of undergraduates interested in the interdisciplinary field of Cognitive Science at UC Berkeley. Carneades.org A YouTube channel with hundreds of videos on topics like philosophy of science, logic, religion, and others. Ethics Matters Dr Dan Halliday talks with the philosophers, and helps place their ideas in a real world context. All episodes are 12 minutes long. Go Cognitive Short (3-5 minute) videos about the cognitive science, especially the cognitive science of learning. Montreal Clinical Research Institute The Montreal Institute of Clinical Research (IRCM) does loads of research. Cognitive scientists and philosophers will be interested in their events about bioethics and cognitive enhancement. (In English and French). Philosophy for Beginners A "series of five introductory lectures, aimed at students new to philosophy" by Dr. Talbot at the University of Oxford. Philosophy Tube "I'm Olly, giving away a philosophy degree for free every Friday! Subscribe to learn and boost your brain power!" Philosophy TV Split-screen conversations between philosophers on all sorts of philosophical topics. Philosophy15 Philosophy professors Scott Aikin and Robert Talisse have unscripted 15-minute discussions about argumentation theory, perennial problems in philosophy, current events, questions in political theory, puzzles about knowledge, to issues in the academia. The Big Questions by TED-Ed Learn about a philosophy puzzle in under 5 minutes with these YouTube videos made by TED and scholars from all over the world. The Global Philosopher BBC and a philosophers partner up to analyze the most fraught political questions of our time. (HT to Philosophy Bites' David Edmonds.) THUNK "...a video series for anyone who likes to talk about interesting things with knowledgeable people. [Each starts with] relevant background information [...] as a jumping-off point [...] for conversation." UCD Psychology Videos from the School of Psychology at University College Dublin, Ireland. Wireless Philosophy Clear, concise, and charming videos about philosophy. No background in philosophy needed.
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