Lesson 5: Mapping the argument

Lesson type: Explicit teaching and applicationThemes: Mapping argument, sound argument (Logic and Reasoning)Focus inquiry/reasoning skill: Following, mapping and assessing an argumentPurpose: This lesson is designed to foreground and practise mapping

Lesson 3: The Prisoner’s Dilemma

Lesson type: Discussion and activityThemes: Cooperation, competition, responsibility, making moral decisions with consideration of social contract theory and our duty to others (Social and Political Philosophy, Logic and reasoning)Focus inquiry/reasoning

Lesson 4: Do We Have Free Will?

Lesson type: Community of philosophical inquiry Themes: Autonomy, control, choices, identity, free will and determinism (Metaphysics, Epistemology, Logic and Reasoning) Focus inquiry/reasoning skills: Making and evaluating judgements with reference to

Lesson 1a: Building community

Lesson Type: ActivitiesThemes: Community, collaboration, cooperation, thinking and learning about othersFocus inquiry skill: Considering a variety of perspectives, considerations and suggestionsPurpose: To develop in a group of students (who have

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 3: Art and the Artist

Lesson type: Community of philosophical inquiryThemes: Art and the artist (Aesthetics, Epistemology, Logic and Reasoning)Focus inquiry skills: Exploring differences, other points of viewRule focus: Everyone’s ideas are important Purpose: To

Lesson 9: Is it better to be sexist or a misanthrope?

Lesson type: Community of Philosophical InquiryThemes: Discrimination (Ethics, Epistemology, Social and Political Philosophy) Focus inquiry/reasoning skills: Exploring disagreement, generalisations, counter-examples Rule focus: Thinking about what others mean Purpose: To explore