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Toy Product Design. Learn more in this free course from MIT OpenCourseWare. No registration required.
Frank Jackson's thought experiment about the knowledge argument involves a scientist raised in a monochrome environment. When she sees color for the first time, does she acquire novel information about the world?
MIT - Open Courseware - Photography and Truth
This course uses the study of rhetoric as an opportunity to offer instruction in critical thinking. Through extensive writing and speaking assignments, students will develop their abilities to analyze texts of all kinds and to generate original and incisive ideas of their own. Critical thinking and original analysis as expressed in writing and in speech are the paramount goals of this class. The course will thus divide its efforts between an examination of the subject matter and an ...
This course combines practical instruction, field trips, group discussions, and individual reviews intended to foster a critical awareness of how images in our culture are produced and constructed. Student-initiated term projects are at the core of this exploration of the relationship of image to language and issues of interpretation and personal history. Besides, this course also offers practical instruction in basic black and white techniques, digital imaging, fundamentals of camera ...