Social Science and Humanities
Philosophy: Questions and Theories
Philosophy: Questions and Theories, Grade 12, University Preparation HZT4U
Prerequisite: Any University or University/College preparation course in Social Sciences and Humanities, English, or Canadian and World Studies
This course enables students to acquire an understanding of the nature of philosophy and philosophical reasoning skills and to develop and apply their knowledge and skills while exploring specialized branches of philosophy (the course will cover at least three of the following branches: metaphysics, ethics, epistemology, philosophy of science, social and political philosophy, aesthetics). Students will develop critical thinking and philosophical reasoning skills as they formulate and evaluate arguments related to a variety of philosophical questions and theories. They will also develop research and inquiry skills related to the study and practice of philosophy.