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Отзывы учащихся о курсе Парадоксы войны от партнера Принстонский университет

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The Paradoxes of War teaches us to understand that war is not only a normal part of human existence, but is arguably one of the most important factors in making us who we are. Through this course, I hope that you will come to appreciate that war is both a natural expression of common human emotions and interactions and a constitutive part of how we cohere as groups. That is, war is paradoxically an expression of our basest animal nature and the exemplar of our most vaunted and valued civilized virtues. You will learn some basic military history and sociology in this course as a lens for the more important purpose of seeing the broader social themes and issues related to war. I want you to both learn about war, but more importantly, use it as way of understanding your everyday social world. So, for example, the discussion of war and gender will serve to start you thinking about how expectations of masculinity are created and our discussion of nationalism will make clear how easy “us-them” dichotomies can be established and (ab)used. I will suggest some readings for you to complement the class and assign some activities through which you will be able to apply the theoretical insights from the course to your observations of everyday life. At the end of the course, you will start to see war everywhere and come to appreciate how much it defines our life. All the features of this course are available for free. It does not offer a certificate upon completion....

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DW

Mar 15, 2018

Very interesting topic and well-presented, too. Covers virtually every historic period in which there's been warfare (which, I guess, is every historic period in which there's been people).

JW

Jan 12, 2020

Great course! This course has provided some great information and proposed some important philosophical questions. I wish there were exams and a certificate to go along with it too.

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51–75 из 133 отзывов о курсе Парадоксы войны

автор: Anil O

Oct 27, 2015

This course is supling different perspective for people who are interesting war sociology.

автор: Harun A

Feb 15, 2016

A well structured programme that adds a more informed perspective to current events.

автор: Henry-Claude B

Feb 28, 2019

I liked a lot this course.

Thank you for your humanism and bravo for yours skills.

автор: Mariya G

Aug 11, 2017

Well-structured and organised course! I would recommend it to my colleagues.

автор: Maria d L C P

Aug 26, 2015

An incredible course with an amazing instructor. I love everything about it.

автор: Christophe A M C B

Aug 25, 2015

A fantastic course if you want to realy understand what is to be a soldier.

автор: Olga L

Dec 11, 2017

very interesting view and perspective on a sensitive and difficult subject

автор: Tom B

Oct 22, 2018

Outstanding! Very informative, nonpolitical and thought provoking.

автор: Filippo T

Apr 29, 2016

Really good! Great teacher and very good structure and arguments.

автор: Miguel A E

May 15, 2016

Flexible Learning. Communicates directly to us. Intellectual.

автор: Madeleine W

Mar 09, 2017

Really interesting course which allows for new insights.

автор: Ivan d A V J

Feb 08, 2016

Great teacher! Very interesting lessons and material.

автор: Tim J

Aug 29, 2015

Great teacher, very passionate. Cheers from Australia.

автор: Sinjini D

Mar 02, 2017

Its a wonderful course and shows the dynamics of war

автор: Daniel Z

Jan 05, 2016

Excellent Course with extremely detailed lectures.

автор: Michela M

Aug 08, 2016

so far very interesting and masterfully explained

автор: Daniel

Oct 04, 2015

Curso imperdível! O melhor do Coursera até agora!

автор: Federico S

Sep 13, 2015

It´s Excellent. Congratulations to the professor.

автор: Pere T

Oct 08, 2017

It's a very interesting perspective of the war.

автор: Hanan A H

Dec 13, 2015

very useful and contains interesting materials.

автор: Leonardo O S

Sep 10, 2015

Great lessons and a very attractive format.

автор: Stephenie M C

Dec 14, 2015

Enjoyed the lectures and topics, thank you

автор: Patrick L

Nov 08, 2015

Very interesting and very well taught.

автор: Emil

Aug 24, 2018

Done it. Nice and informative course.

автор: Georgios C

Sep 06, 2016

An in-depth course on what war is!!!