Teaching Units

Below are links to select sets of short introductory readings from 1000-Word Philosophy: An Introductory Anthology to help create “course modules” on common topics in introductory philosophy and ethics courses: 

This page will be updated as more essays are identified as especially ideal for this resource, such as Philosophical Inquiry in Childhood by Jana Mohr Lone. But please check the front page for our newest essays, some of which aren’t yet posted on this page, such as Epistemic Injustice by Huzeyfe Demirtas, Ethics and the Expected Consequences of Voting by Thomas Metcalf and Removing Confederate Monuments by Travis Timmerman.

An overview of philosophy: Philosophy by Thomas Metcalf

Epistemology 


Metaphysics 


Ethical Theories and Theories of Justice

Contemporary Moral and Social Issues


Existentialism


Philosophy of Religion


Philosophy of Race

Philosophy of Sex and Gender


Philosophy of Science


Historical Philosophy 


Aesthetics and Philosophy of Art

Comments are open below for suggestions!

2 thoughts on “Teaching Units

  1. A great source! Request if ‘pre-socratics’ may be added, plz! (I teach philosophy, mainly the history of philosophic thought) Tnxez plz! Asad.

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