Monday, September 21, 2009

Justice, What's the Right Thing to Do?

Harvard is offering a free online course called Justice: What's the Right Thing to Do? The course will explore compelling, difficult, questions of justice and morality. The course spans twelve lectures each exploring topics like "The Moral Side of Murder" and "A Lesson in Lying." In addition to the twelve lecture videos, the course website includes supplemental readings and discussion guides. The course website also includes the capability for groups taking the course together to create an online discussion circle.

Watch this video introduction to learn more about this free learning opportunity.

Thanks to Open Culture for the link to the YouTube Channel for this course.

Applications for Education
The questions and topics addressed in this course could be used to create a compelling elective course for college-bound high school seniors.