THE VALUE OF PHILOSOPHY
HAVING now come to the end of our brief and very
incomplete review of the problems of philosophy, it will be
well to consider, in conclusion, what is the value of
philosophy and why it ought to be studied. It is the more
CHAPTER 2: HUMAN NATURE ASSIGNMENT
What does it mean to be human? This vexing question has always fascinated thoughtful people.
When discussing what being human means and what makes human beings different from
anything else, people are talking about human
CHAPTER 3: WHAT IS REAL?
-much of what we believe about the world we believe on faith.
-most people most of the time throughout human history have believed reality (the
ultimate nature of the world) was what their religious told them it was
THE PHILOSOPHY PAPER
PART A: The Purpose of the Assignment
Writing a philosophy paper will help you develop and practice certain important
fundamental skills. You will develop and practice the following:
1. the ability to comprehend, reconstruct, and anal
SchmidtPhilosophy XIILangstaff S.S.
Unit One: Epistemology
Philosophical Position Paper
This assignment allows you to choose one of the following questions of
epistemological concern and to respond to it by taking a clea
Grade 12 Philosophy Exam Study Guide
Part A: Multiple Choice.
(WEIGHT: 10% of overall mark)
Part B: Choose 1 essay question out of 2.
(WEIGHT: 20% of overall mark)
Two hours. Room 262.
HZT4U1 Ethics Test Study Guide
Part One: Mulitple Choice (30 marks)
Part Two: Ethical Scenario (30 marks)
Select 1 of 2
Absolute vs. Relative
Theory vs. Practice
Intention vs. Consequence
Free Will vs. Fate
Plato (Fable of Gyges)
What is Philosophy?
Part I. Definitions
Defining philosophy is as difficult as trying to define love. The word philosophy is not
much help. Philosophy is a combination of two Greek words, philein sophia, meaning
lover of wisdom. In ancient times a lover o
Debate Statement: /30
-There is no written component to this that needs to be handed in; rather, the focus
should be on oral presentation of facts and information.
Debate Reflection: /10
-Write a three or four-pa
Assignment #1: THOUGHTS AND THINGS
Grade 12 Philosophy (HZT4U1), Mr. Schmidt
I concentrate on the concentric rings
Made by my pen in my ink.
The thing that distinguishes thoughts from things
Is that thoughts are harder to think.