Year 7: Identity – What makes me me?

Year 7, Term 1 Unit: Introduction to Philosophy/Identity Lesson type: Concept exploration: Identity Theme: Identity (Metaphysics, Epistemology, Logic and Reasoning) Inquiry skill focus: giving examples | Rule focus: Everyone's ideas

Lesson 5: Could we all just be a brain in a vat?

Lesson type: Philosophical Community of InquiryThemes: Identity, artificial intelligence (Metaphysics, Epistemology, Logic and Reasoning, Ethics) Focus inquiry skill: Making intellectual progress, summarising Purpose: Further examination of identity & personhood in

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 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