Lesson 3: Free Will and Determinism

Lesson type: Activity and explicit teaching: PPT Free Will and Determinism. The problem of freedom of the will in an age of science. Themes: Autonomy, control, choices, identity, free will

Lesson 6: To Kill or Not to Kill?

Lesson type: Role play and discussionThemes: Making moral decisions – Can murder ever be justified? (Ethics, Social and Political Philosophy)Inquiry skills: Clarification, explanation Rule focus: All ideas are important (try

Lesson 3: Out of Time

Lesson type: Setting the agenda for discussionTheme: Time, change, memories, existence (Metaphysics, Epistemology, Logic and Reasoning) Inquiry skill: Seeking and offering clarification | Rule focus: Thinking about what others mean

Lesson 4: Imagination

Year 7, Term 4 Unit: Mindset Lesson type: Community of Philosophical InquiryTheme: Imagination, mind, thinking (Metaphysics, Epistemology, Logic and Reasoning) Specific inquiry skill: Seeking clarification | Rule focus: There may

Lesson 5: What Makes Me, Me?

Year 7, Term 1 Unit: Introduction to Philosophy/Identity Lesson type: Setting the Agenda for Discussion Philosophical stimulus material to be used: 'The Bunyip of Berkeley's Creek' by Jenny Wagner* Philosophical

Lesson 4: Past, Present or Future?

Lesson type: Community of Philosophical InquiryTheme: Time, change, existence, perception (Metaphysics, Epistemology, Logic and Reasoning) Inquiry skills: Other points of view, seeking clarification Rule focus: There may be many suitable