Philosophy II Honors
0.5 HONORS High School Credit- Spring Semester
Course is designed for students to explore how Philosophy changed the world and continues to guide how people think. Philosophy II continues the exploration of philosophical thought by looking at the major themes Philosophers debated; and continue the debate. Themes include: Ethics, Metaphysics, Epistemology (study of knowledge), Logic and Rhetoric. Students are expected to analyze philosophical writings and reflect on their importance in today’s society. The course will conclude with each student developing a Philosophical Contention and defending their thoughts in a public presentation. The defense should include supportive research from the resources provided as well as the student’s own outside research. The course includes face to face meetings on a regular basis.
Pre-requisite: Philosophy I
*Live/ Face-to-Face discussions required