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HZB3M - Philosophy: The Big Questions(哲学:大问题)

20 小时

网上真人教师

1.0

课程学分

110 小时

课程时数

10 周

课程长度

高二 [第11班]

级别

上课模式

  • 一对一 (一位老师对一位学生)
  • 一对四 (一位老师对四位学生)

先决条件

课程详情

本课程鼓励探索哲学的重大问题,例如:什么是有意义的生活? 什么分开是非? 什么构成知识? 什么使美丽的事物? 什么是公正的社会? 学生将发现批判性思维和哲学推理技能,因为他们识别和分析哲学家对重大问题的反应,并制定他们自己对这些问题的回应。 学生将探索哲学问题与社会和日常生活的相关性。 他们将在研究哲学中的各种主题时发展研究和探究技能。
 


A. RESEARCH AND INQUIRY SKILLS

OVERALL EXPECTATIONS
Throughout this course, students will:

  1. Exploring: explore topics related to philosophical questions and/or issues, and formulate questions to guide their research;
  2. Investigating: create research plans, and locate and select information relevant to their chosen topics, using appropriate philosophical research and inquiry methods;
  3. Processing Information: assess, record, analyse, and synthesize information gathered through research and inquiry;
  4. Communicating and Reflecting: communicate the results of their research and inquiry clearly and effectively, and reflect on and evaluate their research, inquiry, and communication skills.
     

B. PHILOSOPHICAL FOUNDATIONS

OVERALL EXPECTATIONS
By the end of this course, students will:

  1. Identifying the Big Questions: describe the main areas of philosophy and identify the big questions that arise in each area;
  2. Philosophers and Philosophical Traditions: demonstrate an understanding of how major philosophers and philosophical traditions approach some of the big questions of philosophy;
  3. Defining Terms and Concepts: demonstrate an understanding of terms and concepts central to discussions of the big questions of philosophy, and of how these terms and concepts are used in various philosophical traditions.
     

C. PHILOSOPHICAL SKILLS

OVERALL EXPECTATIONS
By the end of this course, students will:

  1. Philosophical Reasoning: demonstrate an understanding of terms, methods, and fallacies associated with philosophical reasoning;
  2. Evaluating Philosophical Responses to Big Questions: analyse, using their own philosophical reasoning skills as well as the arguments of other critics, the strengths and weaknesses of the responses of major philosophers or schools of philosophy to some of the big questions of philosophy;
  3. Developing Philosophical Responses: use philosophical reasoning and critical thinking skills to formulate responses to big questions of philosophy and to arguments encountered in everyday life.
     

D. THE RELEVANCE OF PHILOSOPHY

OVERALL EXPECTATIONS
By the end of this course, students will:

  1. The Relevance to Everyday Life and Society: demonstrate an understanding of the relevance of philosophical questions, theories, and skills to their everyday life and to the community and broader society;
  2. The Relevance to Education and Careers: demonstrate an understanding of the relevance of philosophy to other subject areas and careers.

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