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ERIC Number: ED086604
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 1972
Pages: 20
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Introduction to Philosophy. Social Studies--Language Arts: 6414.16.
Norris, Jack A., Jr.
Western and non-western philosophers and their ideas are introduced to 10th through 12th grade students in this general social studies Quinmester course designed to be used as a preparation for in-depth study of the various schools of philosophical thought. By acquainting students with the questions and categories of philosophy, a point of departure for further study is developed. Through suggested learning activities the meaning of philosophy is defined. The Socratic, deductive, inductive, intuitive and eclectic approaches to philosophical thought are examined, as are three general areas of philosophy, metaphysics, epistemology, and axiology. Logical reasoning is applied to major philosophical questions. This course is arranged, as are other quinmester courses, with sections on broad goals, course content, activities, and materials. A related document is ED 071 937. (KSM)
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Authoring Institution: Dade County Public Schools, Miami, FL.