Instructor

Hattie Gerschwin

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Overview

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

 

 

Assessment procedures

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. 

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