Last month, The Institute of Art and Ideas (IAI), an organization committed to spreading “a progressive and vibrant intellectual culture in the UK,” launched IAI Academy — a new online educational platform that features free courses in everything from theoretical physics to the future of feminism. Get up to speed with what physicists do and don’t know with CERN physicist John Ellis’ ‘A Brief Guide to Everything’ or discover the meaning of life with sociologist Steve Fuller.
The initial lineup has 12 courses – here’s the list:
- A Brief Guide to Everything – Web Video – John Ellis, King’s College London, CBE
- The Meaning of Life – Web Video – Steve Fuller, University of Warwick
- New Adventures in Spacetime – Web Video – Eleanor Knox, King’s College London
- Minds, Morality and Agency – Web Video – Mark Rowlands, University of Miami
- Nine Myths About Schizophrenia – Web Video – Richard Bentall, University of Liverpool
- The History of Fear – Web Video – Frank Furedi, University of Kent
- Physics: What We Still Don’t Know – Web Video – David Tong, Cambridge
- Science vs.