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Course Name Philosophy of Man

Course Credits 3 Units Lec: 3 Units Lab:


Course Description This course examines and search for meaning within the totality of his phenomenological experiences looking at various
theories of different philosophers regarding man, the course will attempt to provide an introduction to philosophy, the
science of the ultimate whys and wherefores of all things, with man as the key point, the starting, the central and the
predominant theme of discussion
Contact Hours per Week 3 hours
Pre-Requisites
At the end of the course, the students are expected to:
1. Understand the meaning and process of doing philosophy of the human person as an embodied being in the world
and the environment as a means towards a holistic understanding of life.
2. Have a basic understanding of the importance of Philosophy in everyday practical living;
Course Objectives
3. Understand man from different theories of various philosophers;
4. Have a sense of awareness about themselves as human beings in relation to his surroundings and society and
5. Develop a critical and reflective thinking.

WEEK/TIME INTENDED LEARNING OUTCOME-BASED CONTENT TEACHING AND RESOURCE


ALLOTMENT OUTCOMES (ILO) ASSESSMENT LEARNING MATERIALS
(OBA) ACTIVITIES (TLAs)
1. Familiarize course class recitation I. Introduction to the Lecture/discussion Projector
goals, objectives & course Ppt slides
content 1. Getting to know the Handouts
instructor, the students, and Laptop
WEEK 1 2. Know the various
the course.
class policies
2. Distribution of course
including grading syllabus.
system
Quiz, class recitation, Lecture/discussion, Projector
Chapter 1 reporting, Ppt slides
1. Understand the Human Person as an Embodied Handouts
WEEKS 2-3
meaning and Being in the World and in the Laptop
process of doing Environment.
philosophy
2. Recognize Lesson 1
human activities Doing Philosophy
that emanated
from deliberate A. Pre-Socratic Philosophers
reflection; B. The Socratic Philosopher
C. Other famous Greek of the
3. Apply the general Ancient World
principles and
significance of
philosophy.
4. Realize the value
of doing
philosophy in
obtaining a
broad.
5. Recognized those
philosophers.
6. Discover their
uniqueness.
Quiz, class recitation, Lecture/discussion, Projector
1. Realize that the Lesson 2 reporting, Ppt slides
methods of Methods of Philosophizing Handouts
Logical Analysis Laptop
philosophy lead;
Conceptual Analysis
2. Explain the Phenomenology
various principles Public Intellectual
about Philosophy of dialogue
WEEK 4 philosophy.
3. Identify ones
unique skills and
talents.
4. Analyze situation
that show the
difference
between opinion
and truth.

WEEK 5 PRELIM EXAM


Quiz, class recitation, Lecture/discussion, Projector
1. Understand the Lesson 3 reporting, Ppt slides
human person as The Human Person as an Handouts
Embodied Spirit Laptop
an embodied Human being
spirit; Platos notion of human being
2. Understand what Aristotles notion of human
human being is. being
3. Understand the St. Augustine notion of
realities of man human being
WEEK 6-7 St. Thomas Aquinass notion
according to
of human being
various
Rene Descartes
philosophers. Gabriel Marcel
4. Differentiate the William Luijpen
individual
philosophers
views about
mans nature and
its becoming;
1. Understands the Quiz, class recitation, Lesson 4 Lecture/discussion, Projector
interplay The Human Person in their reporting, Ppt slides
between environment Handouts
Human environment Laptop
humans and interactions.
their Human social system
environments; Coevolution and
WEEK 8
2. Demonstrate the Coadaptaion.
virtues of
prudence and
frugality towards
environment.
3. Apply the
different
contribution of
social
philosophers to
human life
especially to
human
condition.

WEEK 9 MIDTERM EXAMINATION


Lecture/discussion, Projector
1. Reflect on their Quiz, class recitation, Chapter 2 reporting, Ppt slides
Human Living Handouts
daily experiences
Laptop
from a holistic Lesson 1
point of view. Freedom of the Human Person
2. Understand the Human freedom
true meaning of Freewill and Ethics
freedom. The problem of freewill
3. Realize all action
have
WEEK 10-12
consequences.
4. Demonstrate
freedom of
choice and the
consequences of
choices.
5. Evaluate and
exercise
prudence in
choices.
WEEK 13 SEMI-FINAL EXAMINATION
Quiz, class recitation Lesson 2 Lecture/discussion, Projector
1. Understand the , activity Intersubjectivity reporting, Ppt slides
meaning of Three components of Handouts
intersubjectivity Laptop
intersubjectivity
Intersubjectivity n
human relations. psychoanalysis
2. Instill the Treatment
meaningful Attachment
understanding of Treatment of attachment
human existence disorder
WEEK 14 Philosophical Foundation of
and co-existence.
3. Realize that Intersubjectivity theory
intersubjectivity
requires
accepting
differences and
not to imposing
on others.

1. Understand the Quiz, class recitation Lecture/discussion, Projector


interplay Lesson 3 reporting, Ppt slides
between The Human Person in Society Handouts
A human being and a group Laptop
individuality of
The relationships between
human beings individual and social in
and their social history.
context The human person in society.
WEEK 15-17 2. Explain how
human relations
are transformed
by social system.
3. Compare
different form of
societies and
individualities.
1. Understands
human beings as Quiz, class recitation Lesson 4 Projector
oriented towards Human Person as Oriented Ppt slides
Towards their Impending Death. Handouts
their impending The Theology of Death Laptop
death. Man and Death
2. Recognize the
meaning of
his/her own life;
3. Define their
identity and role
as individuals
created in Gods
image and
likeness.
4. Recognize how
individuals form
societies and
how individuals
are transform by
society.
5. Define their
identity and role
as individuals
created in Gods
image and
likeness.
WEEK 18 FINAL EXAMINATION
I. TEXTBOOKS/REFERENCES:

PHILOSOPHY OF THE HUMAN PERSON


Published by: MINDSHAPERS CO., INC.
Rm. 108, ICP Bldg., Recoletos St.
Intramuros, Manila
Romeo P. Gonzalvo Jr.

II. COURSE POLICIES:

CLASS POLICIES

1 Admission Students who officially enrolled this subject can be admitted to this class.

2 Attendance Student must attend this course regularly. If the student incurred 10 absences he/she will automatically acquire
unofficially dropped remarks.
3 Classroom It is expected that students will exhibit a professional attitude toward true learning throughout their course of study. This
Decorum attitude involves a sincere investment in hard work and the application of a consistent effort to meet ones individual
responsibility to learn. With respect to classroom decorum, students should support and promote the creation of a positive
and productive learning environment. To reach this desired learning environment, students are expected to be responsible
participants and are required to:

attend all classes (except for sickness, personal or family tragedy or formal excuse);
come to class on time;
come to class prepared by having fully completed their assignments;
actively engage in the classroom experience;
treat class as a professional experience;
must wear their uniform and dresses in appropriate attire every wash day;
respect the views of other students; and
respect the professors prerogative to establish reasonable class standards.
Students must also refrain from any behavior which might interfere with the instructors ability to conduct the class or disrupt
the ability of other students to learn. Students must:

avoid the inappropriate use of electronic devices;


abstain from eating or drinking without permission;
refrain from unnecessary conversation during class; and
resist the urge to leave class without cause.

4 Examinations All exams must be taken on the scheduled dates. There will be no exceptions unless you have a very good / valid reason and
have received permission in advance.
Group work
Your grades will reflect the way in which you present and support your topics and positions in the various learning activities
used in this course. The grades will be based on the quality and quantity of your work

Please refer to the computation of scores provided in the course for specific grading criteria.

III. Grading System:

SEMESTRAL GRADE
Quiz 10%
Behavior 10%
Attendance 30%
Class Participation 10%
Periodical Exam 40%
Total 100%

IV. Consultation Period:


DAY TIME PLACE
Thursday 3-4PM STUDENT WAITING AREA