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PHI 220: Ethics (220): Films on Demand
Resources for students in Philosophy 220 online. Questions? Email firstname.lastname@example.org
Educational videos on a variety of topics including humanities, social sciences, business, economics, science, mathematics, health, medicine, technical education, family and consumer sciences, careers and job search, guidance and counseling and archival films and newsreels. (VCCS)
Specific videos that may be of interest to Philosophy 101 students:
Ethics: What is Right?
Made up of 15 short segments, this program explores a number of ethics categories and theories, including Artistotlean ethics, metaethics, utilitarian theory, virtue theory, and more.
Great Philosophers Series
This 15-part BBC series profiles a number of philosophers, including Plato, Descartes, and Hume. Each video covers philosophers’ intellectual accomplishments and ideas within the context of their times.
Contemporary Philosophy Series
"Each program reinforces the relevance of philosophy to a broad range of subject areas, including language, morality, science, politics, literature, economics, and sociology."
Films on Demand Citations
Each film or segment within this database has a citation tool . Here is how you find it:
1. Click the link to the film or segment.
2. Look directly below the screen for "Citation." When you click on this, the citation appear in a box below.
3. Click the button with the correct citation style for your course. ENG 111 uses MLA.
4. Copy and paste the citation into your document. Remember to check the citation for errors after you have copied it.
Keep it Simple With a Keyword Search
For a more indepth explanation of searching, please click on the "Articles" tab above or hereand go to the "Search Tips" box.
Select the most important 2-3 keywords. These are terms related to your topic. For instance, let's say your argument essay debates if global warming is affecting people in the tropics. Your keywords could be: