2015 Philosothon Topics
1. Could the use of nuclear weapons ever be morally justified?
2. What Does Our Understanding of Time Suggest About the Nature
of Reality? (Big Questions)
3. Do animals have minds? 2012 (Philosothon stimulus)
4.What is Art? (Derek Matravers on the Definition of Art-Bites)
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 discussions.