Daily Lessons for Teaching A Theory of Justice

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Lesson 1

Objective

To introduce the students to the subject of political philosophy.

Lesson

Class Discussion: What do the students think political philosophy is? In what ways does it differ from other branches of philosophy? In what ways is political philosophy different from political theory?

Activity: Politics and the good governance of people has always been the subject of interest to philosophers, dating back to the earliest Greek thinkers right through to the modern day. Ask the students to organize into small groups and research the subject of political philosophy. How many different schools are there of this tradition? When did it start? What were some of the first works? Present their ideas to the rest of the class.

Assignment: Ask the students to compare the different approaches that the ancient Greeks had towards living well (the Good Life) and modern political philosophy, which is essentially how to govern...

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