Philosophy

What does it mean to have a "world view?" How does "thinking about the meaning of life" translate into "living life?" Who are the world's great thinkers? Is Aristotle still relevant? This Collection features philosophy-related stories.

Philosophy Chapters

Giuseppi Garibaldi, a native of the Piedmont region of Italy, was instrumental in bringing the southern Italian states into the unification process.

Giuseppe Mazzini believed that for Italy to be free of foreign domination, Italians would have to revolt. It was good timing, since revolutions were h...

In the early-to-mid 19th century, foreign powers controlled many areas of the Italian Peninsula. This led to revolutionary fervor on the part of Itali...

Describes how Wilma Mankiller grew up on the Oklahoma reservation.

Even in exile, the Dalai Lama is respected and revered.

Philosophy Learning Tasks

Analyze How Complex Characters Develop

Analyze Story Elements

Use Details to Describe a Character, Setting, or Event

Philosophy Audios

This C.S. Lewis audio clip is from the BBC Series "Beyond Personality.

Although C.S. Lewis was frequently "on the air" during World War II, the BBC has very few surviving broadcasts.

Philosophy Audio Narrations

Ziyun Li narrates her original story written as part of her 4th grade Hawaiian history and culture research project.

The arrival of missionaries and their influence on Hawaii is explored.

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