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Course name: Philosophy: Questions and Theories Course code: (HZT4U)

Grade: 12
Credits:1.0
Type: University Preparation
Language of Study: English
Prerequisites: Any university or university/college preparation course in social sciences and humanities, English, or Canadian and world studies
HZT4U Philosophy: Questions and Theories Grade 12 online course
Course description: This course will enable you to acquire an understanding of the nature of philosophy and philosophical reasoning skills and to develop and apply your knowledge and skills while exploring specialized branches of philosophy. This course will cover the following branches: metaphysics, ethics, epistemology, philosophy of science, aesthetics, and socio-political philosophy. You will develop critical thinking and philosophical reasoning skills as you formulate and evaluate arguments related to a variety of philosophical questions and theories. You will also develop research and inquiry skills related to the study and practice of philosophy.
Grade: 12
Credits:1.0
Type: University Preparation
Language of Study: English
Prerequisites: Any university or university/college preparation course in social sciences and humanities, English, or Canadian and world studies
Course description: This course will enable you to acquire an understanding of the nature of philosophy and philosophical reasoning skills and to develop and apply your knowledge and skills while exploring specialized branches of philosophy. This course will cover the following branches: metaphysics, ethics, epistemology, philosophy of science, aesthetics, and socio-political philosophy. You will develop critical thinking and philosophical reasoning skills as you formulate and evaluate arguments related to a variety of philosophical questions and theories. You will also develop research and inquiry skills related to the study and practice of philosophy.

Course Lessons

This course is designed for independent study.
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20 Lessons

5 Lessons

1.1   Philosophy Questions and Theories

1.2   Formal and informal logic

1.3   Exploring metaphysics

1.4   Getting into a metaphysical argument

1.5   Continuing to explore identity and the mind

5 Lessons

2.1   Exploring epistemology

2.2   Continuing to explore epistemology

2.3   Epistemology: Society and you

2.4   Philosophy of science

2.5   Philosophy of art

5 Lessons

3.1   Exploring the ethical path

3.2   Exploring ethical viewpoints

3.3   Constructing ethical dialogues

3.4   Ethics in society

3.5   Applying your code of ethics

5 Lessons

4.1   Political and social philosophy

4.2   Exploring political and social conduct

4.3   Socio-political change

4.4   Social and political philosophy in Ontario

4.5   A successful philosophical trek