Year 9: Moral Choices – Would You Eat Your Cat?

Lesson type: Community of philosophical inquiryThemes: Making moral decisions with consideration of utilitarian, deontological and virtue theoriesFocus inquiry/reasoning skill: Considering other points of viewPurpose: To apply previous learning in ethics

Unit Outline (17 lessons)

Name of unit: What Is The Right Thing To Do?Themes: Ethical principles and the application of these to our daily lives(Ethics, Social and Political Philosophy, Logic and Reasoning).Books/film used for this

Unit Outline (17 lessons)

Name of unit: What Is The Right Thing To Do?Themes: Ethical principles and the application of these to our daily lives                 (Ethics, Social and Political Philosophy, Logic and Reasoning).Books/film used for this

Lesson 13: Making moral decisions: Deontology

Lesson type: Explicit teachingThemes: Rules, consequences (Ethics) Focus inquiry/reasoning skill: Developing and using reliable criteria Rule focus: Listening Purpose: To explicitly teach the moral theory of Deontology, in particular the