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INSTITUTE OF HIGHER STUDIES

PEDAGOGICAL STUDIES, HUMAN AND SOCIAL DEVELOPMENT

COURSE SYLLABUS

Program : ABCOMM/POL
Course Number : PHILO 103 Pre-requisite : PHILO 101
Descriptive Title : PHILO OF MAN
Credit Units : 3
Semester / Academic Year : 1st Semester, 2017 - 2018 No. of Hours : 54
Instructor : HILARIO, JOSEPH CONRAD E. No. of Weeks / Semester : 18
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I. VISION AND MISSION STATEMENT


A Christ-centered, collaborative, educational community committed to empowering persons towards the fullness of life.

II. CORE VALUES


Christ-centeredness, Excellence, Service

III. CORE STRATEGY


Transforming Lives for God and Society

IV. INSTITUTIONAL OUTCOMES


At the end of the program, the students are expected to:
1. Demonstrate leadership capacity with a character imbued with social and spiritual values, ,social skills, moral responsibility, commitment to ethics and ethical standards , Gospel
values and Christian traditions,
2. Apply proficiently the knowledge, skills and values after being equipped with academic , technical, technological, pedagogical ,interdisciplinary competence and 21st century
lifelong learning skills,
3. Communicate effectively and confidently ideas with the use of appropriate level, range and means of communication both written and spoken forms, using literacy, numeracy
and information technology skills as well as appreciation of culture and the arts,
4. Explore new frontiers of knowledge with the willingness to master new ways of doing things, from problem identification, creating solutions, innovating to improving current
practices with the usage of independent critical thought, creative thinking, logical and rational inquiry and decision-making,
5. Manifest awareness of and appreciation of global cooperation, ecological concerns , national and international issues as well as openness to the world based on
understanding, appreciation of social and cultural diversity and respect for individual human rights and dignity as a productive and responsible global citizen.

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V. PROGRAM OUTCOMES – Arts and Sciences
1. Develop Christ-centered, excellent and service-oriented learners thru the integration of Christian values in the curricula,
2. Prepare learners to be competent problem solvers, equipped with theoretical knowledge and practical learning experience in order to serve the community well,
3. Develop concerned, committed and responsible citizens thru the promotion and appreciation of social and cultural diversity and respect for individual human rights and dignity,
4. Enhance the learners literacy, communication skills and developmental research adeptness to innovatively adapt themselves to changes,
5. Develop in the learners a yearning for self-actualization and utilization of resources thru continuing personal and professional development of quality work management,
6. Transform learners to become witnesses of the Gospel and promoters of social development and steward of creation.

VI. COURSE DESCRIPTION


This course provides an overview of the elements of Management Information Systems in general covering technology to develop student’s knowledge of hardware, software,
communication technology, database concepts and types of computer configurations currently used in business.

VII. COURSE OUTCOMES


At the end of the course, the students are expected to:
1. Acquire knowledge on the different views of philosophers on Man and his totality.
2. Recognize the values that can be drawn from these views and philosophies.
3. Guide an individual to know oneself and understand others.
4. Integrate the values learned in the lessons in one’s life situations.

VIII. COURSE REQUIREMENT


1. Attendance in all class activities
2. Active participation in class activities / deliberations
3. Quizzes
4. Term examinations

IX. ASSESSMENT AND EVALUATION


A. Performance (80%)
1. Knowledge
a. Quizzes – 30%
b. Term Examinations – 20%
c. Participation in class deliberations – 10%
2. Skills – 10%
a. Graded Discussion / Extemporaneous Discussion
3. Attitude / Attendance – 10%
a. Attendance/Regularity/Promptness
b. Involvement / Commitment
c. Attitude / Conduct
B. Requirement/Project/Output -20%

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X. CLASS POLICIES
1. During examinations the policy of zero tolerance on cheating shall be adopted.
2. Punctuality and attendance policy shall be strictly implemented as provided in the Student Handbook.
3. Cellphones must not be used during quizzes/recitations/exams.
4. All students are encouraged to use English during class discussions.
5. Proper decorum is expected to all students inside the class.
6. Students must be in complete uniform with I.D. once he/she enters the classroom.
7. No quizzes/special examinations shall be given if there is no excuse letter duly noted by the guardian and signed by Chair/Dean.

XI. COURSE CONTENT


TIME CONTENTS / STRATEGIES / KEY INDICATORS /
OBJECTIVES STUDENT LEARNING OUTCOMES EVALUATION
ALLOTMENT TOPICS ACTIVITIES RESULTS
Week 1 I. Mission, Vision, Goals 1. Write the Mission, Vision, 1. Students can memorize, write and Lecture- Written 95% of the students
and Objectives of Goals and Objectives of relate the VMGO to their course. Discussion explanation possess learning on the
CHMSC CHMSC role of CHMSC and of the
2. Students can discuss the group discussion Group CBMA in student
A. Mission 2. Internalize the contents of contribution of the course in the Group Reporting presentation development.
Mission, Vision, Goals and training of future entrepreneurs.
B. Vision Objectives of the College 95% of the students can
C. Goals and Objectives 3. Students can evaluate how the relate the role of the course
VMGO was achieved based from in the attainment of the
II. Zero-waste Policy their experiences. institutional VMGO.
III. Classroom Policies
Week 2 IV. Nature of the Course 1. Introduce Philosophy of 1. Students can have a grasp of the Mediated Lecture The students 95% of the students can
A. What is Philosophy of Man, with the different nature of Philosophy of Man. will discuss the discuss the nature of
Man or Philosophical branches of Philosophy 2. Students can understand how the nature of Philosophy of Man in their
Anthropology? that constitute it. different branches of Philosophy Group Discussion Philosophy of own words.
2. Explain the importance of contribute to our understanding of Man.
Philosophy of Man man.
3. Students can imbibe the relevance The students 95% of the students can
of studying Philosophy of Man. will explain how discuss how they can apply
the can apply the Philosophy of Man in
Philosophy of their lives.
Man in their
own lives.
Week 3 V. Philosophy of Man in 1. Describe Philosophy of 1. Students can understand that Mediated Lecture The students 85% of the students will be
different perspectives. Man from different through studying Philosophy of will write a able to write a reflection
A. Philosophical Study perspectives. Man, they could have a more holistic Reflection Paper reflection of paper connecting the
B. Comprehensive in 2. Analyse Philosophy of Man understanding of themselves and their own lives concepts on their own
Approach with different approaches. others. Group Discussion using the experiences.
C. Historical 3. Understand oneself and different
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TIME CONTENTS / STRATEGIES / KEY INDICATORS /
OBJECTIVES STUDENT LEARNING OUTCOMES EVALUATION
ALLOTMENT TOPICS ACTIVITIES RESULTS
D. Contextual others from different approaches in 95% of the students can
angles. Philosophy of discuss the different
Man. approaches of Philosophy
of Man.
Week 4 VI. The self in question 1. Explain the relevance of 1. Students can see the relevance of The students 95% of the students can
A. Philosophy of Man as understanding oneself. knowing thyself. Mediated Lecture will recite about recite the importance of
a study to understand 2. Discuss how life is a journey 2. Students can understand that there the relevance of understanding oneself.
oneself of self-discovery. is more to understand with their Recitation understanding
B. Who am I? own lives. oneself.
Essay Writing
The students 95% of the students can
will write an write an essay about life is
essay about life a journey of understanding
is a journey of the self.
understanding
the self.
Week 4 VII. Biblical view of Man 1. Discuss man from the 1. Students can understand how man is Mediated Lecture The students 95% of the students can
VIII. Socrates’ Philosophy Biblical perspective. understood during biblical times. will relate how relate how they understand
of Man 2. Explain Socrates’ take on 2. Students, through the eyes of Recitation they understand themselves through a story
the Human Person as an Socrates, can see themselves as themselves in the Bible.
intellectual and ethical person with the capability to know Quiz through a story
being. the truth and to do what is good. in the Bible. 95% of the students will
pass the quiz about
The students Socrates’ Philosophy of
will have a quiz Man.
on Socrates’
Philosophy of
Man.
Week 6 IX. Plato’s Philosophy of 1. Discuss Plato’s 1. Students can understand Plato’s Mediated Lecture The students 95% of the students can
Man understanding of man in view of man within the realm of his will write a write a reflection about
X. Aristotle’s Philosophy the light of his Political political thought. Reflection Paper reflection paper how they see themselves as
of Man Philosophy. 2. Students can understand man in about how they part of a political society.
2. Discuss Aristotle’s Aristotle’s point of view . Quiz see themselves
Philosophy of Man with as part of a 85% of the students can
regard to his view of the political society. pass the quiz by showing
psuche. the relationship of the
The students different philosophies of
will have a quiz man of Socrates, Plato, and
on the Aristotle.
relationship of
the philosophies
of Socrates,
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TIME CONTENTS / STRATEGIES / KEY INDICATORS /
OBJECTIVES STUDENT LEARNING OUTCOMES EVALUATION
ALLOTMENT TOPICS ACTIVITIES RESULTS
Plato, and
Aristotle.
PRELIMINARY EXAMINATION
Week 7 XI. Medieval Philosophy 1. Discuss the view of man in 1. Students can explain man in the Mediated Lecture The students 95% of the students can
A. View of Man in the light the perspective of faith and light of faith and religion during the will discuss the discuss the view of man in
of faith religion during the medieval period. view of man in the medieval period.
medieval period. Group Discussion the light of
faith.
Week 8 B. St. Thomas Aquinas 1. Illustrate Thomas Aquinas’ 1. Students can connect the Mediated Lecture The students 95% of the students can
Philosophy of Man perspectives of Aristotelian Aristotelian view of man with will write a relate their own
C. St. Augustine’s’ view Philosophy and Christian Christian teaching. Reflection Paper reflection paper experiences with the
of Man teachings. 2. Students can explain Augustine’s about how are Philosophy of Aquinas on
2. Explain the perspective of Philosophy of Man in view of Group Discussion they are going the Human Person.
man in the light of Augustine’s different philosophical to relate their
Augustine’s Philosophy. problems. own 95% of the students can
experiences in discuss the different
the Philosophy philosophies of Augustine
of Aquinas. regarding the Human
Person.
The students
will have a
group
discussion
about the
different views
of man of
Augustine.
Week 9 XII. Humanism and 1. Analyse how humanism 1. Students can explain how The students 95% of the students can
Renaissance brought back man as the humanism and renaissance Mediated Lecture will demonstrate how they are
XIII. Rene Descartes focus of philosophical influenced our conception of man. demonstrate going to practice
inquiry. 2. Students can analyze their own Role Play about how they humanism and renaissance
2. Explain how Rene doubts to arrive at certainty. are going to in real life situations.
Descartes’ Cogito Ergo Sum Essay Writing practice
reflects the reality of human humanism and 95% of the students can
existence. renaissance in write an essay regarding
real life Descarte’s Philosophy of
situations. doubt.

The students
will write an
essay regarding

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TIME CONTENTS / STRATEGIES / KEY INDICATORS /
OBJECTIVES STUDENT LEARNING OUTCOMES EVALUATION
ALLOTMENT TOPICS ACTIVITIES RESULTS
Descartes’
.philosophy of
Cogito Ergo
Sum.
Week 10 XIV. Malebranche and 1. Discuss Malebranche’s take 1. Students can discuss Malebranche’s Mediated Lecture The students 95% of the students can
Occasionalism on Occasionalism to philosophy to understand the will recite recite and explain the
XV. Baruch Spinoza understand the human human person. Recitation Malebranche’s different concepts of
person. 2. Students can illustrate Spinoza’s Philosophy of Malebranche’s Philosophy
2. Explain Spinoza’s Philosophy of Man in view of his Quiz Man. of Man.
Philosophy of Man in the teaching of God or Nature.
light of the divine. The students 85% of the students can
will have a quiz pass the quiz about the
regarding the Philosophy of Baruch
different Spinoza.
philosophies of
man that were
discussed.
Week 11 XVI. Hobbes and 1. Analyse Hobbes’ empiricism 1. Students can critique Hobbes’ view Mediated Lecture The students 95% of the students can
Empiricism to understand man and his of man as an egoist by nature. will write a write a reflection paper
XVII. Kant society. 2. Students can discuss the relevance Reflection Paper reflection about about Hobbes’ view of man
2. Analyse Kant’s view of man of both reason and experience in Hobbes view of as an egoist.
in how man can know. learning. Quiz man as an
egoist. 95% of the students can
pass the quiz about Kant’s
The students Philosophy.
will have a quiz
about Kant’s
view of man.
Week 12 XVIII. Rosseau 1. Discuss Rosseau’s view of 1. Students can analyze how society Mediated Lecture The students 95% of the students can
XIX. Sartre man a born naturally good. corrupts the innocence of man in will discuss and discuss and relate the
2. Explain Sartre’s view of man the Philosophy of Rosseau. relate the philosophies of Rosseau
as being for itself. 2. Students can explain Sartre’s view Group Discussion philosophies of and Sartre.
of man as a being that can Rosseau and
understand its own existence. Sartre.
MIDTERM EXAMINATION
Week 13 XX. Anthropological 1. Explain the different 1. Students can explain the different Mediated Lecture The students 95% of the students can
Themes dimensions of what makes dimensions of what makes a Human will discuss the discuss the importance of
A. Philosophical Approach a Human Being a Human Being a Human Being. different the philosophical approach
on the question of the Being. Group Discussion dimensions of the understand the human
Human Being man that makes being.
him apart from

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TIME CONTENTS / STRATEGIES / KEY INDICATORS /
OBJECTIVES STUDENT LEARNING OUTCOMES EVALUATION
ALLOTMENT TOPICS ACTIVITIES RESULTS
other beings.

Week 14 B. Human Activities 1. Analyse the activities that 1. Students can analyze the different Mediated Lecture The students 95% of the students can
C. Consciousness are faithful to the identity activities that make up the human will write a write a reflection paper that
of man. person. Reflection Paper reflection paper cites different activities that
2. Discuss the importance of 2. Students can discuss the about the make up the Human
the consciousness in our importance of consciousness. Group Discussion activities that Person.
life. make up the
Human Person. 95% of the students can
describe the things that
The students they are aware about
will discuss themselves and explain
about the things how they can utilize these
that they’re things to become a better
conscious of person.
and explain how
they can utilize
these to
become a better
person.
Week 15 D. Subjectivity and 1. Explain that a human 1. Students can understand the The students 95% of the students can
Substantiality person is both subjective human person as both a subject Mediated Lecture will write an write an essay about the
E. Human Being as a and substantial. and a substance. essay about the Human Person as a subject
Person 2. Analyse the difference of a 2. Students can analyze the difference Essay Writing Human Person and a substance.
Human Being and a Human between a Human Being and a as a subject and
Person. Human Person. Role Play a substance. 95% of the students can
creatively demonstrate the
The students practices that make man
will more human and practices
demonstrate that make man less human.
the practices
that make man
more human
and practice
that make man
less human.

Week 16 F. Human Dignity 1. Explain what is dignity and 1. Students can understand what Mediated Lecture The students 95% of the students can
G. Human Freedom where does it come from. Human Dignity is and why is it will recite their recite their own
2. Discuss the nature of inseparable with the Human Person. Recitation own take on understanding of what
Human Freedom. 2. Students can understand that human dignity. human dignity is.

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TIME CONTENTS / STRATEGIES / KEY INDICATORS /
OBJECTIVES STUDENT LEARNING OUTCOMES EVALUATION
ALLOTMENT TOPICS ACTIVITIES RESULTS
Human Freedom doesn’t mean Quiz The students 95% of the students can
total freedom but freedom with will have a quiz pass the quiz about human
responsibility. about the freedom.
previous
lessons.
Week 17 H. Human Destiny 1. Analyse the different 1. Students can reflect about their Mediated Lecture The students 95% of the students can
I. Human Being’s perspectives regarding the own destiny. will write a write a reflection paper
Destiny is Shaped by end-goal of human life. 2. Students can analyze the different Reflection Paper reflection paper regarding their view of their
the World He Inhibits 2. Analyse the different factors factors that influence their destiny. regarding their own destiny.
that contribute to one’s Quiz own destiny.
destiny. 85% of the students can
3. Discuss the human situation The students pass the quiz about Ramon
in the light of Ramon Reyes’ will have a quiz Reyes’ Philosophy.
Philosophy of “Tadhana at regarding the
Tungkulin”. Philosophy of
Ramon Reyes.
Week 18 J. Human Being Defines 1. Discuss the capability of 1. Students can reflect on their own Letter Writing The students 95% of the students can
His Destiny man to choose his own capabilities that would dictate their will write a letter write a letter that would
K. Human Destiny Does destiny. place and society and their destiny. to their future describe their successful
not Necessarily Come 2. Explain why does human 2. Students can explain that destiny Group Discussion successful selves in the future.
Last destiny doesn’t necessarily doesn’t come only at the end of selves.
come last. one’s life. 95% of the students can
The students discuss role of Human
will discuss role destiny in different phases
of Human of human life.
destiny in
different phases
of human life.
FINAL EXAMINATION

XII. REFERENCES
Montemayor, Felix. 2005. Introduction to Philosophy, through Philosophy of Man:National Bookstore. Mandaluyong city, Philippines.
Stumpf, Fieser.2003.Socrates to Sartre and Beyond.McGraw Hill,USA.
Festin, Lorenz.2010.Philosophy of Man, Course Notes.
Gardner, Jostein. Sophie’s World.1994. Phoenix Publishing House.London.
Ramos, Christine.. 2011. Introduction to Philosophy.Rex Bookstore.Manila.
http://www.iep.utm.edu/
https://plato.stanford.edu/

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