We provide a variety of free learning resources, including podcasts, articles and video resources, ranging from 15-minute masterclasses to online lectures and debates, to help enrich your philosophical understanding.
The Annual Lectures
Sad Love: Beyond the Fairytale
Meet ‘philosophy’s crazy ex-girlfriend,’ Professor Carrie Jenkins, at this year’s annual joint event between the Royal Society of Edinburgh and the Royal Institute of Philosophy, as we explore the age-old question: what is love really?
What does art tell us about ourselves? Life, art, and philosophy
In the 2023 London Lecture, Professor Alva Noë explores the inseparability of life, art, and philosophy, arguing that we have greatly underestimated what this entangled reality means for understanding human nature.
What is the Good Life?
In this video, Dr Angie Hobbs, Professor of the Public Understanding at the University of Sheffield, presents "What is the Good Life? Revisiting Aristotle's Function Argument". This episode is one of a pair of videos on Virtue Ethics, although both can be viewed independently. The other episode, Why Study Aristotle's Virtue Ethics?, can be found in this playlist and provides a more general introduction on the topic.