12 Philosophy (12PHI)

Course Description

Teacher in Charge: Lindis Chetwynd

Recommended Prior Learning

Entry Requirements

Evidence of achievement at Level 1 Science, Maths or English, Good writing skills

12 Philosophy

This course explores fundamental views about the universe and our place in it.

Course Components

  • Compare mythology, early philosophy and later theories of knowledge
  • Analyse arguments about the universe and how we should live
  • Examine theories regarding the existence of God
  • Explore ethical decision-making
  • Apply skills of philosophical inquiry
  • Organise ideas into reasoned arguments
  • There is a substantial writing component to this course

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