Students will have the opportunity to:
Some things won’t be different though. Standards and expectations will be just as high as in a face to face classroom.
IB Philosophy SL covers major philosophical themes such as moral values, relativism, utilitarianism as well as major philosophical thinkers such as Plato, Socrates, Hegel and Iris Murdoch.
Students look at questions such as: are human beings special? Are we free and are human beings naturally selfish? They also get the chance to study an optional theme of their own choice.
Activities include watching videos, reading notes, independent research, listening to podcasts by leading philosophers, writing personal reflections, essay writing, analysing and evaluating texts, external websites, or online discussions with classmates.
Students take quizzes and carry out activities for authentic examination preparation.
In order to succeed in Philosophy SL, we recommend students set aside five to six hours a week.
Taking Philosophy SL online will enable students to: