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Lesson 1: Doing Philosophy

Introduction to Philosophy of the Human Person

HUMMS Grade 12

Rodelio B. Pasion, Ph.D.

Joel P. Plaza
Judith C. Nolon
Lea Ruby A. Nadle

Content Doing Philosophy

Content Standards The learner understands the meaning and process of doing philosophy.
Performance Standards The learner reflects on a concrete experience in a philosophical way.
Learning Competencies At the end of the lesson the student should be able to:
1. distinguish a holistic perspective from a partial point of view;
2. recognize human activities that emanated from deliberate reflection;
3. realize the value of doing philosophy in obtaining a broad perspective on life; and
4. do a philosophical reflection on a concrete situation from a holistic perspective.
Specific Learning Outcomes The learners are able to write a philosophical reflection on a holistic perspective from
concrete situation so that the students will recognize the essence of human life.
Time Allotment Ten (10) hours
 The teacher will ask  The teacher presents  Utilizing the same  This time the students
two volunteer a video clip to the group, they will be given will be tasked to
students to arrange class regarding the a topic to be discussed. answer the L part of
the scrambled letters heart of the topic the KWL Chart.
on the board. The first (Introduction to Group1. Epistemology
student to form the Philosophy). Group 2. Metaphysics  The teacher will
word PHILOSOPHY Group 3. Ethics discuss the structure
will be declared as  The teacher in writing reflection.
winner. processes the content  The teacher will ask the
of the video by asking following questions.  The students will be
 The teacher will the following tasked to write a
present the topic of questions: 1. What makes life truly philosophical
the day and worth living? reflection on a holistic
communicate the 1. What is the video 2. What is perspective from
learning objectives of all about? Philosophical various human
the lesson. 2. Why it is thinking? activities for them to
imperative for us 3. What is the value recognize the
 The teacher will to study truth to human life? essence of human
divide the group into Philosophy? 4. Can experience be life.
three (3) and will give 3. What is reduced to abstract
formative assessment Philosophy in ideas? Note: Analytic Rubrics will
using the KWL Chart. relation to Human 5. What makes human be used.
This time the students Life? experience
will be tasked to concrete?
answer the K part of  This time the students 6. Why is human life a
the KWL Chart. will be tasked to mystery?
answer the W part of
the KWL Chart.