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1. General information
ECTS credits:
Academic year:
Main language:
Second language:
Use of additional languages:
English Friendly:
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Lecturer: AURELIO SAINZ PEZONAGA - Group(s): 30 
Phone number
Office hours
Humanidades 5.02
They will be notified in September.

2. Pre-Requisites
Not established
3. Justification in the curriculum, relation to other subjects and to the profession

This subject is within the mention of studies of Humanities. It aims to get students to know the rudiments of the philosophy of education and the ways and modes of philosophical teaching, especially in Secondary Education.

In accordance with the recommendation of the ANECa of July 9, 2014, it also tries to endow students with a better knowledge of Ancient, Medieval and Modern Philosophy.

4. Degree competences achieved in this course
Course competences
Code Description
E02 Knowing, understanding and using the methods inherent to the disciplines of the field of study (Anthropology, Art, History, Geography, Philosophy, Language and Literature)
E03 Analysing and interpret data from research, reports and works inherent to the different disciplines of the field of study (Anthropology, Art, History, Geography, Philosophy, Language, Literature and Cultural Heritage)
E04 Understanding and using different sources of information: oral, source documents (bibliographies, records, etc.) and references from the Internet.
E05 Understanding and analysing the diachronic structure of the past and its cultural manifestations
E09 Drafting different types of texts in his/her own language (both specialised and informative)
E16 Knowing and understanding the major schools of philosophical and political thinking as part of human culture.
E18 Approaching the ways of life and religious concepts in the past and nowadays.
E27 Advanced use and management of information technologies.
G02 Knowledge of Information and Communication Technologies (ICTs)
G03 Expressing correctly in oral and written forms in his/her own language
G04 Ethical commitment and professional ethics
G05 Analysis and synthesis capacity
G07 Applying critical, analytical and creative thinking and proving innovative capacities
G08 Ability to work independently within a framework of individual responsibility
G09 Ability to work collaboratively with shared responsibility regarding the group's tasks
G11 Communicating ideas, problems and solutions in public or in technical contexts efficiently
G13 Sensitiveness to multiculturalism and gender-related issues
G14 Understanding how do democratic societies work and appreciate their values and principles as a key milestone and a historic achievement.
G15 Committing to the defence of human rights
G16 Understanding cultural heritage from a critical, multicultural and universalist perspective
G17 Sensitiveness to environmental issues
5. Objectives or Learning Outcomes
Course learning outcomes
To know how to select different readings and resources for the development of philosophical skills in ESO and Bachillerato.
To know how to use the methodology of the subject: making text commentaries, analysis of works, small essays, oral presentations and philosophical debates.
Knowledge of the peculiarities of philosophical education in adolescence and youth
To appreciate the values of philosophical education.
A better knowledge of the thought of the Ancient, Medieval and Modern Ages (ANECA's recommendation of 09/07/2014)
Knowledge of the curriculum, methodology, main problems and some resources for the subjects of Philosophy in Secondary Education
Additional outcomes
Not established.
6. Units / Contents
  • Unit 1: 1. Philosophy and Education
    • Unit 1.1: Philosophy and Kant¿s Philosophical Education
    • Unit 1.2: Philosophical Theories on Education
  • Unit 2: The Teaching of Philosophy
    • Unit 2.1: Teaching Models of Philosophy
    • Unit 2.2: Philosophical Skills
    • Unit 2.3: The Methodology of Philosophical Education
    • Unit 2.4: Philosophy for Children
    • Unit 2.5: Non-Formal Philosophical Education
  • Unit 3: Philosophy in the Secondary School
  • Unit 4: Philosophers and Philosophical Subjects until XVII Century
    • Unit 4.1: Plato: Love and Forms
    • Unit 4.2: Aristotle: Nature, Ethics and Politics
    • Unit 4.3: Aquinas: Faith and Reason
    • Unit 4.4: Machiavelli: Conflict and Virtue
    • Unit 4.5: Spinoza: Knowledge, Power and Multitude
  • Unit 5: Philosophers and Philosophical Subjects after XVII Century
    • Unit 5.1: Hume: Experience, Causation and Sympathy
    • Unit 5.2: Kant: Law and Peace
    • Unit 5.3: Marx: Alienation and Ideology
    • Unit 5.4: Nietzsche: Life and Culture
    • Unit 5.5: Arendt: Action and Citizenship
7. Activities, Units/Modules and Methodology
Training Activity Methodology Related Competences ECTS Hours As Com Description
Class Attendance (theory) [ON-SITE] Lectures E02 E04 E16 E18 G13 G14 G15 G16 0.4 10 N N
Class Attendance (practical) [ON-SITE] Group Work E02 E03 E04 E05 E09 E16 E27 G02 G03 G05 G09 G11 0.4 10 Y N
Project or Topic Presentations [ON-SITE] Group Work E02 E03 E04 E09 E16 E27 G02 G03 G04 G05 G07 G08 G09 G11 G15 G16 0.32 8 Y N
Group tutoring sessions [ON-SITE] Guided or supervised work E02 E04 E05 E09 E16 G02 G03 G04 G05 G07 G09 G11 0.6 15 N N
Writing of reports or projects [OFF-SITE] Combination of methods E02 E03 E04 E05 E09 E16 G02 G03 G05 G07 G08 G11 G14 G15 G16 G17 2.7 67.5 Y Y
Progress test [ON-SITE] Assessment tests E02 E03 E04 E16 G03 G05 G07 G08 G11 G13 G15 0.08 2 Y Y
Total: 4.5 112.5
Total credits of in-class work: 1.8 Total class time hours: 45
Total credits of out of class work: 2.7 Total hours of out of class work: 67.5

As: Assessable training activity
Com: Training activity of compulsory overcoming (It will be essential to overcome both continuous and non-continuous assessment).

8. Evaluation criteria and Grading System
Evaluation System Continuous assessment Non-continuous evaluation * Description
Theoretical papers assessment 40.00% 40.00% Evaluation of the final materials that the students elaborate about a philosophical work and a philosophical topic.
Oral presentations assessment 10.00% 10.00% Assessment of clarity, order, the importance of the contents and the motivational tone of the students' presentations
Portfolio assessment 40.00% 40.00% Individual portfolio on the teacher's lessons and the material uploaded in Campus Virtual
Progress Tests 10.00% 10.00% Indidividual test on the teacher's lessons and the material uploaded in Campus Virtual
Total: 100.00% 100.00%  
According to art. 6 of the UCLM Student Evaluation Regulations, it must be provided to students who cannot regularly attend face-to-face training activities the passing of the subject, having the right (art. 13.2) to be globally graded, in 2 annual calls per subject , an ordinary and an extraordinary one (evaluating 100% of the competences).

Evaluation criteria for the final exam:
  • Continuous assessment:
    For other years, only approved grades are kept.
  • Non-continuous evaluation:
    Non-continuous evaluation is the same as continuous evaluation in evaluation systems, percentages and criteria.

Specifications for the resit/retake exam:
The evaluation systems and percentages are the same as in the ordinary call. Students will not have to repeat everything presented in the ordinary call, only what they need to pass and achieve the grade they propose.
Specifications for the second resit / retake exam:
The evaluation systems and percentages are the same as in the ordinary and extraordinary calls.
9. Assignments, course calendar and important dates
Not related to the syllabus/contents
Hours hours

Unit 1 (de 5): 1. Philosophy and Education
Activities Hours
Class Attendance (theory) [PRESENCIAL][Lectures] 2
Group tutoring sessions [PRESENCIAL][Guided or supervised work] 1

Unit 2 (de 5): The Teaching of Philosophy
Activities Hours
Class Attendance (theory) [PRESENCIAL][Lectures] 2
Group tutoring sessions [PRESENCIAL][Guided or supervised work] 1

Unit 3 (de 5): Philosophy in the Secondary School
Activities Hours
Class Attendance (theory) [PRESENCIAL][Lectures] 1
Progress test [PRESENCIAL][Assessment tests] 2

Unit 4 (de 5): Philosophers and Philosophical Subjects until XVII Century
Activities Hours
Class Attendance (theory) [PRESENCIAL][Lectures] 2
Class Attendance (practical) [PRESENCIAL][Group Work] 10
Group tutoring sessions [PRESENCIAL][Guided or supervised work] 6
Writing of reports or projects [AUTÓNOMA][Combination of methods] 40

Unit 5 (de 5): Philosophers and Philosophical Subjects after XVII Century
Activities Hours
Class Attendance (theory) [PRESENCIAL][Lectures] 3
Project or Topic Presentations [PRESENCIAL][Group Work] 8
Group tutoring sessions [PRESENCIAL][Guided or supervised work] 7
Writing of reports or projects [AUTÓNOMA][Combination of methods] 27.5

Global activity
Activities hours
10. Bibliography and Sources
Author(s) Title Book/Journal Citv Publishing house ISBN Year Description Link Catálogo biblioteca
AAVV. Didáctica de la Filosofía Madrid M.E.C. 2004  
AGUADO. F. La filosofía en la Educación Secundaria Madrid Libertarias 2010  
ARNAIZ, GABRIEL Evolución de los talleres filosóficos: de la Filosofía para niños a las nuevas prácticas filosóficas 2007  
Arendt, H. The Human Condition Chicago University of Chicago Press 1998  
BRENIFIER, OSCAR Otros caminos para descubrir la filosofía Unesco 2011  
CAVALLÉ, MONICA Qué es el asesoramiento filosófico  
CIFUENTES, L. M. y GUTIÉRREZ, J. M. (coords.) Didáctica de la filosofía Barcelona Ministerio de Educación / Grao 2010  
CIFUENTES, L. M. y GUTIÉRREZ, J. M. (coords.) Enseñar y aprender filosofía en la educación secundaria Barcelona ICE univ. Barcelona /HORSORI 1997  
Calvo, T., De los sofistas a Platón Madrid Cincel 1986  
Espinosa, F. J., Inventores de la paz, soñadores de Europa : siglo de la Ilustración Madrid Biblioteca Nueva 2012  
Gilson, E La filosofía en la Edad Media Madrid Gredos 1976  
Guthrie, W. K. C., Historia de la filosofía griega. IV Madrid Gredos 1990  
Hume Investigación sobre los principios de la moral Madrid Espasa Calpe 1991  
Jerez, R., Marx y Engels : el Marxismo genuino Madrid Cincel 1985  
Kant La paz perpetua Madrid Tecnos 2013  
Lipman, M. Philosophy goes to school Philadelphia Temple University Press 1988  
Noddings, N. Philosophy of Education New York Routledge 2015 4th edition  
PFISTER, J. Fachdidaktik Philosophie Stuttgart Haupt UTB 2014  
Platón Diálogos. III, Fedón, Banquete, Fedro Madrid Gredos 1988  
RANCIÈRE, J., El maestro ignorante Barcelona Laertes 2003  
Ross, W. D., Aristóteles Buenos Aires Charcas 1981  
Savater, F., Idea de Nietzsche Barcelona Ariel 2000  
Spinoza Tratado político Madrid Alianza 1986  

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