Lesson 1b: What is Philosophy?

Lesson type: Explicit teaching and activityThemes: Branches of philosophy: Metaphysics, Epistemology, Logic and Reasoning, Ethics, Social and Political philosophy, AestheticsFocus inquiry/reasoning skill: Categorisation/classificationPurpose: To explore the discipline of Philosophy and

Lesson 10: John Q

Lesson type: Community of philosophical inquiryThemes: Making moral decisions, right and wrong, value of a life, equity, rules (Ethics, Social/Political Phil)Focus inquiry/reasoning skill: Consistency Rule focus: Building on other people’s

Lesson 6: Thinking about beauty

Lesson type: Community of philosophical inquiryThemes: Beauty, beautiful (Aesthetics, Ethics, Epistemology, Logic and Reasoning) Focus inquiry skill: Thinking deeply | Rule focus: There may be many suitable answers Focus reasoning

Lesson 5: What does it mean to be evil?

Lesson type: Community of Philosophical InquiryThemes: Good, evil (Ethics, Epistemology, Social and Political Philosophy, Logic and Reasoning) Focus inquiry/reasoning skill: Thinking deeply | Rule focus: There may be many suitable