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- A nice Philosophy of Mind summary
- The power of categorical logic
- What exactly is the scientific method and why do so many people get it wrong?
- Paralympic athletes faster than olympic athletes — what does this tell us about difference?
- Logic: if + then = why? How can we understand the power of logic?
- How do we ensure we are exposed to new ideas? A parody with bite.
- A Life of Meaning (Reason Not Required) – What is the nature of our relationship with reason?
- Can you name this cognitive bias?
- By what measures can we value human life?
- Teaching philosophy improves standardised scores
- Are we in control of our own decisions?
- Neuroscience and education: myths and messages
- Free will is not as free as we think – and that’s ok.
- Where’s the Proof in Pseudoscience?
- Science in the lead?
- The value of subjective experience (or not)
- Philosophy of Science
- Psychological Egoism powerpoint
- Religion and Ethics
- Heads I Win - A study of persitence of belief by Tim van Gelder
- Handwriting analysis
- Climate Change: science & responsibility
- Pick your Cognitive Bias
- Curriculum Council Philosophy and Ethics (WA)
- If you've nothing to hide.....Secrecy and the Open Society
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- Bannon’s Deviant ‘Badge of Honor’
- You Can’t Put Frederick Douglass in Chains
- Why Are We Surprised When Buddhists Are Violent?
- James Bond Is a Wimp
- What We Owe to Others: Simone Weil’s Radical Reminder
- Who First Showed Us That Black Lives Matter?
- The ‘Killer Robots’ Are Us
- What Is the Future of Speculative Journalism?
- Will America Choose King’s Dream or Trump’s Nightmare?
- Keep Our Mountains Free. And Dangerous.
- Blockchain platforms can enable good work
- Museum Conservation and 21st Century Education
- Anchors Aweigh: Universities and local industrial strategies
- The Non Sense of Work Life Balance
- The rights of people with a disability are being ignored – what can we do?
- Bringing classical music to a new audience
- The power of creative thinking
- Regulation of AI: Not if but when and how
- Norwich’s coffee house challenge
- 21st Century Coffeehouse
- Babies Can Think Logically before They Learn to Talk
- Brain Scans May Predict Optimal Mental Health Treatments
- What Monkeys Can Teach Us about Advertising
- The Elusive Theory of Everything
- Why We Choose Ill-Matched Romantic Partners (And How to Stop)
- Why Are White Men Stockpiling Guns?
- When Do Favors Expire?
- Unlock the Learning Power of Baby Babbling
- New Tech Options are Helping Seniors Age in Place
- "For Whatever Reasons"
- What we can do about the culture of hate | Sally Kohn
- "my mama" / "BLACK BANANA" | Rei
- Why must artists be poor? | Hadi Eldebek
- The Great Migration and the power of a single decision | Isabel Wilkerson
- 3 myths about the future of work (and why they're not true) | Daniel Susskind
- How to inspire every child to be a lifelong reader | Alvin Irby
- What a world without prisons could look like | Deanna Van Buren
- The radical beauty of Africa, in portraits | Iké Udé
- The best way to help is often just to listen | Sophie Andrews
- To solve the world's biggest problems, invest in women and girls | Musimbi Kanyoro
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Category Archives: Assessment Items
A nice overview from Douglas W. Portmore Tips on writing a philosophy paper (pdf) The full text is below…
Paper used to assess the three PAR criteria at the completion of a Philosophy of Religion unit. Answers attached at end. Item 8 – Unit Exam (Uploaded by Paul Stronach.)
This piece passed through Panel unscathed, so presumably safe to use. Requires students to explain and critique one of the established philosophical arguments for or against the existence of God. Item 7 – Research Essay (Uploaded by Paul Stronach.) … Continue reading
From past IB papers, I suspect. Philosophy of Mind Questions
Can you believe in the existence of ‘mind’ without being a dualist? That’s all the document says so don’t bother opening it… Philosophy of Mind Essay topic
A basic criteria sheet for marking philosophy essays – simple but good for beginners. Criterea sheet for philosophy essays
A rubric to help assess critical thinking from Washington State University – Great starting point. CIT Rubric 2006