in Humanities 102- Introduction to Social Philosophy (54 hrs) 2nd Semester, AY 2010-2011 Vision A university which shapes a global Filipino imbued with moral courage nurtured through values and excellent education. Mission Batangas State University is committed to implement its mandates of quality and excellence, relevance and responsiveness, access and equity, and efficiency and effectiveness through instruction, research, extension and production to meet the growing needs of the country and the world for globally competitive and morally upright professionals, scientists, technologists, technicians, skilled workers and entrepreneurs. Core Values • Peace and Spirituality • Commitment to Excellent Service • Human Dignity and Empowerment • Transparency, Honesty and Accountability • Team Work and Harmony • Concern for the Environment CTE GOAL The College of Teacher Education (CTE) aims to develop future elementary, secondary and technology teachers who are imbued with the idealism of the humanist, with a sense of respect for the advancement of Philippine life and culture, and with a genuine desire to facilitate learning and be conveyors of knowledge and values in all disciplines. General Objectives of CTE The College of Teacher Education aims to:  provide greater understanding of the thrusts of government in its role of nation building through a general education program that instills love of country, culture, integrity, dignity of work and spiritual vigor;  provide opportunities as formation center of quality and excellence in the different programs like BEED, BSED, BSIEd, BSECEd and BSCOEd to students in Region IV and neighboring areas; and  provide adequate reservoir of teachers trained to teach in the elementary, secondary and tertiary levels. Philosophy Theoretically and practically, the world would be meaningless without the human person. It is on this note that the study of Social Philosophies is deemed important. Education students are necessarily required to take this subject to make them properly prepared to face the challenges of their future world of work.

Audience This three-unit course is primarily intended for would be teachers of elementary and secondary schools and for those professional students taking education subjects who intended to teach. Scope This course has the following major topics: Overview of Philosophy Philosophy and other fields of study Philosophy of Man Oriental Philosophy Western Philosophy Science of Ethics Moral Values Course Objectives General Objectives: The course will help the student to: 1. Define and understand the nature, meaning and importance of the study of Philosophy. 2. Develop understanding about the different approaches of philosophy. 3. Learn and understand the different schools of thought of Oriental and western Philosophy. 4. Familiarize with the influences of the various philosophical thoughts to daily life activities and experiences. 5. Appreciate the educational implications of the different philosophies to their life as would be teachers. 6. Acquaint with the different determinants of morality and the application of the study of ethics to the practices and experiences of teachers. Specific Objectives: At the end of the term, prospective teachers are expected to: 1. Define and explain well the nature and meaning of philosophy and other related terms. 2. Identify correctly the different oriental and western philosophies and its implications to the education and teaching. 3. Discuss the various aspects of the study of ethics and morality and its importance to the roles and functions of teachers. 4. Internalize the values of philosophy, ethics and morality to the life of a professional teacher. 5. Reflect on the implications of all of these to the practices of a professional teacher. Course Requirements 1. Regular class attendance. 2. Class involvement through participation in activities. 3. Presentation of individual/ group reports. 4. Passing grades in major examinations/ quizzes. 5. Submission projects and of research work. Grading System The criteria for grading are as follows: 60% major examinations- Prelims, Midterm, Semi-Final, Final 40% class standing- oral report (10%), assignments/ projects (10%), class participation (15%), attendance (5%), quizzes (10%)

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Tentative Class Schedule Topic Overview of the Course I. Introduction to Philosophy Nature, meaning and history of philosophy. Importance of Philosophy Branches of Philosophy Theoretical and practical fields Approaches and attitudes towards study of Philosophy Philosophizing Insight The nature of Philosophical Inquiry Philosophy in Crisis Situation Philosophy and Science Philosophy and Religion Philosophy and Education Philosophy and Society/ Politics PRELIMINARY EXAMINATION II. Philosophy of Man Man: As some Western Philosophers See Him Man: As Eastern Philosophers See Him Man as Person Man as Knower Man as Lover Man and God Man as a Worker III. History and Development of Oriental Philosophy Hinduism Buddhism Confucianism Shintoism MIDTERM EXAMINATION Taoism Islam IV. History and Development of Western Philosophy Idealism Realism Naturalism Pragmatism SEMI-FINAL EXAMINATION V. Ethics, Meaning, Division, Classification The Human Acts and Acts of Man The Objects of Human Acts Modifiers of Human Acts VI. Moral Values: Meaning, Characteristics Norms and Determinants Morality of Acts Conscience Rights and duties Synthesis Submission of Requirments FINAL EXAMINATION

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Bibliography Almeida, Adelaida B. (2005) Social Philosophy 2: Manila: Rex Bookstore Inc. Agapay, Ramon B. (1991) Ethics and the Filipino: A manual on Moral for Students and Educators, Manila: National Bookstore Inc. Ardales, Venancio. (1985) Introductory Text to Philosophy, Manila: National Bookstore Inc. Babor, Eddie R. (1998). Ethics: The Philosophical Discipline of Action. Divine World College of Tagbilaran, Bohol. Babor, Eddie R. (1998). Man: In His Nature and Condition. Quezon City: Great Books Trading Calderon, Jose F. (2000). Foundations of Education. Manila: Rex Bookstore Cruz Cruz, Corazon L. (1995) Philosophy of Man 3rd ed. Manila: National Bookstore Inc. Montemayor, Felix M. (2007). Introduction to Philosophy: Navotas Press, Navotas Metro Manila. Navarro, Rosita L. and Lucio Jose. (2001). An Introduction to the Study of Social Philosophy, Quezon City: Katha Publishing Co. Inc. Ozmon, Howard A. and Craver, Samue, M. (1990) Philosophical Foundations. 4th Toranto: Merril Publishing Co. Stumpf, Samual Enoch. (2000) Socrates to Sarte: A History of Philosophy. 6 th ed. New York: McGraw-Hill Co., Inc. Instructional Materials on Social Philosophy Websites Prepared by: CTE Social Science Instructors Noted by: PROF. LILIA SAMARITA Area Chair, Social Science Approved by: DR. AMELITA M. MADRID College Dean

Date: November 22, 2010

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