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What is Zeno’s Dichotomy Paradox?
4 mins 9th - 12th CCSS: Adaptable
Logic, paradox, infinity and finite...it all used to be Greek to me! And these concepts in modern day philosophy and advanced mathematics truly are Greek in origin, with particular regard to ancient Greek philosopher Zeno of Elea. Learn...
The Poetry of Robinson Jeffers: Poetry and Ideas
9th - 12th CCSS: Adaptable
Consider Robinson Jeffers' philosophy of life, which he called Inhumanism, by looking at two poems, "Credo" and "The Place for No Story," and an included handout. Class members discuss the meaning of Inhumanism and connect the ideas to...
Philosophy - René Descartes
9 mins 9th - Higher Ed CCSS: Adaptable
Whether you say it in Latin (cogito ergo sum), French (je pense donc je suis), or in English (I think therefore I am), you are expressing the rationalism of French philosopher René Descartes. Learn more about Descartes's worldview and...
Chinese History and Philosophy: The Cultural Revolution
6th - 8th
Students explore world history by answering philosophical study questions. In this Chinese history lesson students read assigned text which discusses the cultural revolution China experienced only 40 years ago. Students answer study...
Philosophy - Jacques Derrida
10 mins 12th - Higher Ed CCSS: Adaptable
Deconstruction, aporia, and logocentrism. Three terms used by Jacques Derrida to describe his key ideas, marked a pivotal change in philosophic thinking. Introduce viewers to Derrida with a short video that deconstructs his rejection of...