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Douglas Borcoman

  • CSU - Dominguez Hills
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    What is philosophy?
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    I have assembled some courses here that may be of interest to you.

My Affiliations

California State University  
Coastline Community College  
University of Alaska  
Claremont Graduate University  
American Philosophical Practictioners Association  
My Latest Blogs

A Land Ethic by Aldo Leopold

A brief introduction to the thought of ecophilosopher Aldo Leopold for students of Borcoman and anyone interested.


Based upon the work of Henryk Skolimowski. Skolimowski’s work is targeted at overcoming human angst and disconnection caused in part by the overwhelming preponderance of modern technology, which had its seeds in the Industrial Revolution.(wikipedia) A trailer for the video Naqoyqatsi (2002) is included.

Earth Day 2013 Meditation

The Psychology and Ethics of Darth Vader

Ethics, Psychology, and Batman

Plato’s Cave and the Matrix

A presentation for students of intro philosophy

Ethics Summary

Primarily intended for students of my online courses. A racap of 3 major ethical traditions,

A Little Freud

This presentation should serve to supplement the the discussion of Freudian overtones related to the movie Forbidden Planet, also found in this blog.

Forbidden Planet and Freud

A bried introduction to the Freudian elements in the classic movie Forbidden Planet Take a short quiz here:

Intrinsic Value

Please comment on your view regarding whether or not some things have intrinsic or instrumental value. A short self-test will be available soon.