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Essential Philosophy for Global Leadersm18S1013n
Essential Philosophy for Global Leaders
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Recommended readings:
Plato. (any edition). The Republic
Schopenhauer, A. 1966. The World as Will and Representation

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”­•\=Final presentation (written or oral): 50% of course gradeCŽφ‹Ζ‚Φ‚ΜŽQ‰Α‘Τ“x=Class participation: 50% of course grade

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Key themes:
- Human inquiry, scientific inquiry, and the PhD (Philosophiae Doctor)
- Self critique and social critique
- Existence vs. living
- Virtuality vs. reality
- Philosophic rigor and public role
Objectives:
- To recognize philosophy as scientifically meaningful and socially useful
- To counterbalance the old and new in our understanding of philosophy
- To reflect on the general and technical roles of philosophy
- To integrate philosophy in your discipline
- To educe personal philosophy and leadership
- (optional) To meet a philosopher

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Course 1. A primer to Philosophy (Ph.) (April 10th 2018, Tuesday, 13:20 - 14:50)
- Identifying the object and essential function of Ph.

Course 2. Fundamentals of Ph. (April 17th 2018, Tuesday, 13:20 - 14:50)
- Core branches and corresponding fields, main principles and applications

Course 3. Overarching Philosophies (April 24th 2018, Tuesday, 13:20 - 14:50)
- Exploring the ideas of 10 major philosophers in a single lecture.

Course 4. From Ancient to Contemporary Thought (May 8th 2018, Tuesday, 13:20 - 14:50)
- Overview of the development of methaphysics, epistemology, ethics and politics

Course 5. Philosophical Methods (May 15th 2018, Tuesday, 13:20 - 14:50)
- Logic and argument

Course 6. Philosophical Tools and Techniques (May22nd 2018, Tuesday, 13:20 - 14:50)
- Tools: critical thinking, conceptual analysis, formal/informal logic
- Techniques: maieutics, dialectics, deconstruction

Course 7. Intellectual Conversation Practice (May 29th 2018, Tuesday, 13:20 - 14:50)
- Practice using philosophical methods, tools and techniques

Course 8. Inquiry into the value of existence (June 5th 2018, Tuesday, 13:20 - 14:50)
- Ethical theories vs. moral theories

Course 9. Reality and Virtual Reality (June 12th 2018, Tuesday, 13:20 - 14:50)
- Natural vs. synthetic environment, identity plurality

Course 10. Ph. in Contemporary Social Issues (June 19th 2018, Tuesday, 13:20 - 14:50)
- Integrating Ph. in other fields
- Emphasizing on philosophersf public role

Course 11. Debating the Philosophy Profession (June 26th 2018, Tuesday, 13:20 - 14:50)
- Sustainability, responsibility and code of ethics

Course 12. The Socratic Seminar (July 3rd 2018, Tuesday, 13:20 - 14:50)
- Students form teams and take turns to lead the text-based discussions

Course 13. Meet a philosopher (July 10th 2018, Tuesday, 13:20 - 14:50)
- Invite one, visit one, be one

Course 14 and 15: Final Presentations and Q&A (July 17th and 24th 2018, Tuesday, 13:20 - 14:50)
- Oral presentations of your own philosophic work (written or not)

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Students willing to fulfill the optional objective are encouraged to dedicate as little/much time they wish to search for a philosopher that they can meet before the end of the last course.

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Welcome to Essential PHILOSOPHY!
This course is a millennias-of-philosophy thumbnail designed to equip students with skills that are essential to intellectual thought. Non-philosophical audiences, from fishermen to astrophysicists, struggle with cruxes that philosophers in a particular canonical field work on. Philosophic insights are inseparable from human existence and its applications are numerous, wheather in design, programming, communications, toxicology, policy etc.
Classes will consist of short and clear lectures combined with interactive activities and lively debates.
This course will be conducted in the simplest possible English.

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