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  • St. Marcellinus Catholic Secondary School
  • 730 Courtneypark Drive West
  • Mississauga ON , L5W 1L9
  • Principal: Maria Bueno
  • Vice Principal(s): Loredana Gencarelli
    Kwadwo Adusei
    Greg Spagnoli

  • Superintendents: Adrian Scigliano
  • Trustee: Luz del Rosario (Mississauga Ward 11)
    Thomas Thomas (Mississauga Ward 5)
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HZT4U

WELCOME TO GRADE 12
UNIVERISTY-LEVEL PHILOSOPHY

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Course Code: HZT 4U1

This website is for students currently enrolled in Grade 12 University-Level Philosophy during the 2009-2010 School Year.  Here, you may find items such as assignments, review sheets and some notes that may be available on a day you were absent.  If you have any questions about any of the material on the website, please speak with your teacher!

COURSE OVERVIEW

This course addresses three (or more) of the main areas of philosophy: research and inquiry skills (logic), metaphysics, epistemology, and ethics. Students will learn critical thinking skills, the main ideas expressed by philosophers from a variety of the world's traditions, especially Catholic philosophers, how to develop and explain their own philosophical ideas, and how to apply those ideas to contemporary social issues and personal experiences. The course will also help students refine skills used in researching and investigating topics in philosophy.


Students are expected to follow class rules and routines:

  • Regular attendance, full effort and committed participation are necessary for success in this course

 Printable Course Outline - HZT 4U

UNITS OF STUDY
UNIT TITLE
UNIT 1: INTRODUCTION AND HUMAN NATURE
UNIT 2: METAPHYSICS
UNIT 3: EPISTEMOLOGY
UNIT 4: ETHICS

 

ASSESSMENT AND EVALUATION

The Ontario Curriculum, Program Planning and Assessment 2000 specifies that the mark for the course is to be based upon ongoing or term work (70%) and a final assessment (30%).  The final assessment is broken down into a final culminating activity (10%) and a final examination (20%).

Term Work70%
Final Culminating Activity10%
Final Examination20%

The ongoing or term work will include reflections, small written assignments, literacy initiatives, reports, presentations, quizzes, and unit tests.  The final assessment will include a project, and a final exam.

RESOURCES

TEXTBOOK: PHILOSOPHY, A Text with Readings

9th Ed., Manuel Velasquez

The Holy Bible,                                                       Catechism of the Catholic Church
New Revised Standard Version

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