We live in a polarised world where all too often people talk past each other. But do you know when to believe what others say? For example, how quick should we be to accept something that someone else tells us is true, and what should we be looking out for when assessing a person's trustworthiness? Meanwhile, what should we do when we encounter disagreements with people who seem to be our equals? How and when should we adjust our beliefs, and how does the appropriate response vary depending on the evidence? These challenges may be especially important in the arena of religious disagreements. How should we weigh the evidence for and against various theistic and atheistic stances?
Intellectual Humility: PracticeThe University of Edinburgh
About this Course
Syllabus - What you will learn from this course
SHOULD YOU BELIEVE WHAT PEOPLE SAY?
HOW SHOULD WE HANDLE DISAGREEMENT?
RESOLVING RELIGIOUS DISAGEEMENTS: THE ROLE OF EVIDENCE
END OF COURSE ASSIGNMENTS
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TOP REVIEWS FROM INTELLECTUAL HUMILITY: PRACTICE
Great courses for those who want to learn about solving or at least understanding how personal conflicts in our society do happen for various topics like religion, beliefs,etc.
The lectures were great and very simple to understand, and the additional reading provided very interesting insight, although I spent a lot of time googling new academic terms
Following theory and science, this course sheds light on the practical aspects of the intellectual humility, which is a relatively new area. Excellent initiative.
Very interesting and rigorous course, however it ultimately reveals its Templeton agenda by being too focused on IH as it relates to religious beliefs.
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