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Why Philosophy?

Recent discussions of the virtues of “The Course” taught at the undergraduate level may help explain why such material forms the basis of most MOOC classes (as well as other modes of free learning). While these virtues are general, I’d like to end this month on a more parochial note by explaining the significance of […]

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MOOCs and Utilitarianism

Given that I’m taking a wide range of courses meant to be useful not just for edification but for life, I like to occasionally look at the topic of free learning through the lens of one of the subjects I’m studying. A couple of weeks back, I went over some economics questions regarding MOOCs using […]

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