In this course, we will be going through the historical philosophical properties, theories, and philosophers, as well more modern ways of thinking and examining, as well as simultaneously evaluating and exploring how these principles and theories can be applied to real life, and how they can further our knowledge of ourselves and the world around from a philosophical standpoint.
Course learning objectives
For students to be able to identify major philosophers from BC to present day, and their primary schools of though
For students to be able to identify how historical philosophies impact modern philosophies
For students to be able to apply historical and modern philosophies to their everyday life, and the evaluations of schools of thought that surround them, captivate them, or need to be examined
For students to be able to use philosophy in their everyday life to further their knowledge of the world and of themselves
Special mentions of course content
Students will be asked to watch the film Mr Nobody, and they/you may be asked to read the book The Art of Racing in the Rain by Garth Stein
Students participating in this course will be evaluated through assignments, through essays, some tests and the occasional quiz, with a mid-term exam and a final exam at the end of the course.