Website Wednesday: BBC’s History of Ideas

Yeah, it’s been awhile since I’ve run this feature, but I figure that since HW is the Online college now, it’s probably the best one to revive.

Not only that, but I got some unexpected inspiration this morning when I fell on this little video about Karl Popper and Falsification:

Which reminded me that the BBC has a great series of videos on big ideas. Check out the Playlist for their whole collection and find brief, fascinating overviews on some huge ideas in Philosophy, especially political philosophy and epistemology–two hot spots in contemporary philosophy.

And be quick about it–from what I understand, the BBC has some financial challenges of its own

Website Wednesday

What do you think of when you hear the letters, BBC? Masterpiece Theater? World News? Benny Hill?

Maybe, just maybe, after spending a little time on this site, every time you hear BBC, you will think about the History of the World as told through the stories of 100 objects.

Poke around a little. It’s cool. I’m sure you will, like I did, find some stuff that you can use in some class or other.

And even if you don’t, I’m sure you’ll learn something…