COURSE Description

Course Title: Philosophy: The Big Questions
Course Code: HZB3M
Grade: 11
Course Type: University/College
Credit Value: 1.0
Prerequisite: None
Curriculum Policy Document: Social Sciences and Humanities, The Ontario Curriculum, Grades 9 to 12, 2000
Department: Social Sciences and Humanities
Course Developer: Kydan Educational Services
Development Date: 2015-2016


Course Description: Students will develop critical thinking and philosophical reasoning skills as they identify and analyse the responses of philosophers to the big questions and formulate their own responses to them. Students will explore the relevance of philosophical questions to society and to their everyday life. They will develop research and inquiry skills as they investigate various topics in philosophy.