2015 PHILOSOTHON
RESOURCES
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The following stimulus materials relate to the topics covered
during in the 2015 regional Philosothons. Organising teachers
are invited to make these resources available to students
leading up to the Philosothon. Students who are participating
will need to be familiar with the content of these resources at
the Philosothon and each student will need to submit four
questions which together with the other participant's questions
will be the starting point of the communities of inquiry.
Students need to read or watch the stimulus material
beforehand.
4 Given that roughly 50 % of the population is female should our
political institutions be required to have 50% representation?  
(Audio Presentation)
1. Is torture ever permissible?   (You Tube video)
2. Do animals have minds?
3. Under what conditions is it justifiable to disobey the law?
2015 PHILOSOTHON TOPICS