Grade 12 Philosophy: Questions and Theories — HZT4U
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, including metaphysics, ethics, epistemology and the social and political philosophy. 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. Emphasis will be placed on questioning and discussing the philosophical nature of the period before, during, and after the Holocaust.
Prerequisite: Any university/college preparation course in Canadian and world studies. English or social sciences and humanities.