Telling the history of the American Revolution

(scroll to the bottom to find a collection of different resources telling the history of theAmerican Revolution.) LEAD UP TO THE REVOLUTIONARY WAR (originally poste by: For more than a decade before the outbreak of the American Revolution in 1775, tensions had been building between colonists and the British authorities. Attempts by the British government to raise … Leggi tutto Telling the history of the American Revolution

What’s Critical thinking?

32 Animated Videos by Wireless PhilosophyTeach You the Essentials of Critical Thinking originally posted on Online Courses, Philosophy| July 6th, 2016 by Do you know someone whose arguments consist of baldly specious reasoning, hopelessly confused categories, archipelagos of logical fallacies buttressed by seawalls of cognitive biases? Surely you do. Perhaps such a person would welcome some instruction on … Leggi tutto What’s Critical thinking?

About the Magna Charta

Here are some interesting (and funny) videos to get in touch with the history, the meaning and the importance of the Magna Charta. Click here to read the Magna Charta Libertaum.        

A world of data

(originally posted on What does the world look like when you map it using data? Social geographer Danny Dorling invites us to see the world anew, with his captivating and insightful maps that show Earth as it truly is — a connected, ever-changing and fascinating place in which we all belong. You'll never look … Leggi tutto A world of data

Il viaggio di Ulisse

una mappa interattiva elaborata da Gisèle Mouzer per Esri (fornitore a livello mondiale di sistemi software Gis), che mostra i viaggi raccontati nell’Odissea.

the English Civil War (timeline)

1625 13th June 1625. King Charles I married Henrietta Maria, daughter of Henry IV of France at St Augustine's Church, Canterbury, Kent. The marriage was not popular because she was a Catholic.   1626 May. Parliament were unhappy with the activities of Charles' chief minister, the Duke of Buckingham. (Buckingham had led a failed mission to Cadiz and it … Leggi tutto the English Civil War (timeline)

Who am I?

Throughout the history of mankind, the subject of identity has sent poets to the blank page, philosophers to the agora and seekers to the oracles. These murky waters of abstract thinking are tricky to navigate, so it’s probably fitting that to demonstrate the complexity, the Greek historian Plutarch used the story of a ship. Amy … Leggi tutto Who am I?

DiCaprio, Before the Flood National Geographic ha scelto di rendere disponibile il docufilm con Leonardo DiCaprio al mondo intero. Guarda ora Before The Flood in streaming su E’ il momento di mettere da parte le reticenze, le scuse, le infinite ricerche. Rappresentiamo l’ultima speranza della Terra. È nostro dovere proteggerla, o per noi e per tutte le forme … Leggi tutto DiCaprio, Before the Flood

It’s all about freedom

  (Clilphilosophy n.4) #1. Intro Discussion and brainstorming. What do you think is freedom? When and in which contexts can we talk about Freedom? Who or what can be free? To which other words and concepts is bound that of freedom? The booth at the end: what would you do... if you were free? # … Leggi tutto It’s all about freedom

La prossima dittatura.

Here is a rare 1958 interview from the author of "Brave New World".