York Community High School



#0182 Philosophy

Grades 11-12 / 1 Semester Course – 1.0 credit

Interested in a deeper look into the way we live our lives? This course is designed to expose students to the study of philosophy from the classics to the present. The objective of the course is to examine closely, discuss and write about the world and the moral and ethical challenges we face. Assignments will involve extensive research into the great questions that have faced mankind. Higher order thinking skills designed to elicit mature discussions about the meaning of life will be the standard. 

Rationale: Students planning on majoring in political science, social science, economics, business, finance should seriously consider this class in order to take their thinking to a higher level.

Teachers who teach Philosophy:

Albert, Timothy (630) 617-2400 ex.7114 Social Studies Teacher/Japanese Culture, Animation Club talbert@elmhurst205.org
Kern, Charlie (630) 617-2400 ex.7234 Social Studies Teacher ckern@elmhurst205.org