Teaching resources for philosophy students and teachers
What is art? Can we define it? And whatever it is, can we learn things from art, or does it fulfill some other function in our lives?
Can you talk about something you’ve never been acquainted with? At the same time, can you have a conversation with someone about something if your understanding of that thing is different to theirs?
Tolerance is a value: it’s something we should care about. In this section, find out about the philosophical importance of showing respect for each others opinions and points of view.
Can you have knowledge without true belief? Similarly can you know something even if it’s not true? Do you think we also have to be justified in believing something in order for it to count as a real case of knowledge?
Most people would agree that it is possible to know something is wrong but have the ability to do it anyway. However, have you thought about the potential problems this might have for philosophy?