2016 PHILOSOTHON RESOURCES
The following stimulus matarials relate to the topics covered during the 2016
Philosothon. Organising teachers are invited to make these resources available to
students leading up to the Philosothon. Students who are participating will need to be
familiar with the content of these resources and each student will need to submit four
questions which together with the other participant's questions will be the starting point of
the discussions. The 2016 Philosothon Topics are:
Topic 1-How can a benevolent and omnipotent God permit innocent suffering? Click here
for the resource.
Topic 2- Can a robot be conscious? Click here for resource
Topic 3- Is there a right to be rescued -Click here for the resource.
Topic 4-Why are human beings so easily deceived? Click here for the resource.
Click here for the Philosothon webpage