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Ancient Philosophy, Fall 2004

Ancient Philosophy, Fall 2004

This course will acquaint the student with some of the ancient Greek ... (more)

This course will acquaint the student with some of the ancient Greek contributions to the Western philosophical and scientific tradition. We will examine a broad range of central philosophical themes concerning: nature, law, justice, knowledge, virtue, happiness, and death. There will be a strong emphasis on analyses of arguments found in the texts. (less)

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Humanities
Social Sciences
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Full Course
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MIT OpenCourseWare
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M.I.T.
Author:
Haslanger, Sally
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Enkele reis naar een ander sterrenstelsel

Enkele reis naar een ander sterrenstelsel

At the end of this unit: You can understand a scientific article ... (more)

At the end of this unit: You can understand a scientific article on traveling to other galaxies. When performing this task You have to identify sentences in direct and indirect speech. You have to rewrite direct speech into indirect speech (less)

Subject:
Humanities
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Activities and Labs
Collection:
KlasCement
Provider:
KlasCement
Author:
Vlaams Ministerie Van Onderwijs En Vorming
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Environmental Conflict and Social Change, Fall 2005

Environmental Conflict and Social Change, Fall 2005

This graduate-level class explores the complex interrelationships among humans and natural environments, ... (more)

This graduate-level class explores the complex interrelationships among humans and natural environments, focusing on non-western parts of the world in addition to Europe and the United States. It uses environmental conflict to draw attention to competing understandings and uses of "nature" as well as the local, national and transnational power relationships in which environmental interactions are embedded. In addition to utilizing a range of theoretical perspectives, this subject draws upon a series of ethnographic case studies of environmental conflicts in various parts of the world. (less)

Subject:
Science and Technology
Social Sciences
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Case Study
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MIT OpenCourseWare
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M.I.T.
Author:
Walley, Christine
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Environmental Struggles, Fall 2004

Environmental Struggles, Fall 2004

This class explores the interrelationship between humans and natural environments. It does ... (more)

This class explores the interrelationship between humans and natural environments. It does so by focusing on conflict over access to and use of the environment as well as ideas about "nature" in various parts of the world. (less)

Subject:
Social Sciences
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Full Course
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MIT OpenCourseWare
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M.I.T.
Author:
Walley, Christine
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Proposal For Large Processor Architectures

Proposal For Large Processor Architectures

A new RISC processor to enhance the computing abilities of the scientific, ... (more)

A new RISC processor to enhance the computing abilities of the scientific, modeling, data-processing, and engineering worlds. While the proposed architecture would work for general-purpose personal computers, it is a far cry above what 85% of the home market will ever need. (less)

Subject:
Science and Technology
Material Type:
Readings
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Connexions
Provider:
Rice University
Author:
Warren Myers
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The Science Essay, Spring 2009

The Science Essay, Spring 2009

" The science essay uses science to think about the human condition; ... (more)

" The science essay uses science to think about the human condition; it uses humanistic thinking to reflect on the possibilities and limits of science and technology. In this class we read and practice writing science essays of varied lengths and purposes. We will read a wide variety of science essays, ranging across disciplines, both to learn more about this genre and to inspire your own writing. This semester's reading centers on "The Dark Side," with essays ranging from Alan Lightman's "Prisoner of the Wired World" through Robin Marantz Henig's cautionary account of nano-technology ("Our Silver-Coated Future") to David Quammen's investigation of diseases that jump from animals to humans ("Deadly Contact")." (less)

Subject:
Humanities
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Activities and Labs
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MIT OpenCourseWare
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M.I.T.
Author:
Boiko, Karen
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"Special Topics: Social Animals, Fall 2009"

"Special Topics: Social Animals, Fall 2009"

" Humans are social animals; social demands, both cooperative and competitive, structure ... (more)

" Humans are social animals; social demands, both cooperative and competitive, structure our development, our brain and our mind. This course covers social development, social behaviour, social cognition and social neuroscience, in both human and non-human social animals. Topics include altruism, empathy, communication, theory of mind, aggression, power, groups, mating, and morality. Methods include evolutionary biology, neuroscience, cognitive science, social psychology and anthropology." (less)

Subject:
Science and Technology
Material Type:
Full Course
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Collection:
MIT OpenCourseWare
Provider:
M.I.T.
Author:
Saxe, Rebecca
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ความเป็นมาของแคลคูลัส (A brief history of calculus)

ความเป็นมาของแคลคูลัส (A brief history of calculus)

เล่าถึงการพัฒนาแนวคิดทางคณิตศาสตร์ ซึ่งปัจจุบันเรียกแขนงนี้ว่า "แคลคูลัส (Calculus)" ความจำเป็นในรากฐานความรู้ที่รัดกุมกว่า ทำให้ต้องตัดบริบททางโลกแห่งความเป็นจริงทางวิทยาศาสตร์ ให้เหลือเพียงความรู้คณิตศาสตร์บริสุทธิ์ เพื่อใช้ในการพัฒนาความรู้ต่อยอดไป (more)

เล่าถึงการพัฒนาแนวคิดทางคณิตศาสตร์ ซึ่งปัจจุบันเรียกแขนงนี้ว่า "แคลคูลัส (Calculus)" ความจำเป็นในรากฐานความรู้ที่รัดกุมกว่า ทำให้ต้องตัดบริบททางโลกแห่งความเป็นจริงทางวิทยาศาสตร์ ให้เหลือเพียงความรู้คณิตศาสตร์บริสุทธิ์ เพื่อใช้ในการพัฒนาความรู้ต่อยอดไป (less)

Subject:
Mathematics and Statistics
Material Type:
Lecture Notes
Collection:
Open Author Resources
Author:
Pla Daak
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2002 llaF ,gnivloS melborP gnireenignE dna sretupmoC ot noitcudortnI

2002 llaF ,gnivloS melborP gnireenignE dna sretupmoC ot noitcudortnI

.desu si egaugnal gnimmargorp avaJ ehT .gninnalp dna ,tnemeganam ,ecneics ,gnireenigne ni ... (more)

.desu si egaugnal gnimmargorp avaJ ehT .gninnalp dna ,tnemeganam ,ecneics ,gnireenigne ni smelborp gnivlos rof seuqinhcet gnipoleved no si sisahpmE .scipot decnavda detceles dna scihparg retupmoc ,gnihcraes dna gnitros ,serutcurts atad ,sdohtem laciremun ,secafretni resu lacihparg ,stpecnoc gnimmargorp revoc smelborp gnimmargorp ylkeeW .esruoc eht fo sucof eht si tnempoleved dna ngised erawtfos detneiro-tcejbO .snoitacilppa cifitneics dna gnireenigne rof sdohtem lanoitatupmoc dna tnempoleved erawtfos latnemadnuf stneserp esruoc sihT (less)

Subject:
Science and Technology
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Assessments
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Collection:
MIT OpenCourseWare
Provider:
M.I.T.
Author:
George Kocur
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