Learn how to analyze and make sense of controversial issues involving ethics, politics, the environment, and society. You can earn a free certificate of completion of any of these online Philosophy courses, or use many of them to earn credit in leading college programs.

In our Philosophy courses, you will learn to:
  • explain why certain social groups are at greater risk of experiencing the effects of environmental injustice around the world
  • situate the arguments of major philosophical figures within the context of moral and political philosophy
  • apply critical thinking and reasoning skills to ethical, moral, and political issues in a variety of real-world contexts
  • describe major theories of justice and morality, including utilitarianism, social contract theory, deontology, natural law, and the ethics/politics of virtue
  • Time: 55 hours
  • Free Certificate
An introduction to the concept of environmental ethics - a philosophy that extends the ethical concepts traditionally applied to human behavior to address the entire natural world.  college credit, ace, thomas edison, tecep
  • Time: 49 hours
  • Free Certificate
Survey the development and application of moral reasoning skills to contemporary social and political issues. Topics include: philosophical investigations of justice, the value of human life, the moral standing of the free market, fundamental human rights and the conditions for a moral community.  thomas edison, asba, college credit, ace
  • Time: 117 hours
  • Free Certificate
This course will examine the main focus that unites existentialists, "existence." Particularly, it will examine the concrete existence of individual human beings. Major figures or study will be, Blaise Pascal, Søren Kierkegaard, Fyodor Dostoevsky, Friedrich Nietzsche, Martin Heidegger, Jean-Paul Sartre, Simone de Beauvoir, and Albert Camus. memphis, finish line