1. GSC-CID-LRMS-ESSLM, v.r. 03.00, Effective June 9, 2021
INTRODUCTION TO THE PHILOSOPHY OF THE HUMAN PERSON – CORE SUBJECT
Name: ______________________________________ Date: ____________________
Grade: ______________________________________ Section: ___________________
Quarter: 1 Week: 2 MELC(s): Distinguish opinion from truth, realize that
methods of philosophy lead to wisdom and truth and evaluate truth from
opinions in different situations using the methods of philosophizing.
➢ Title of Textbook/LM to Study: Introduction to the Philosophy of the
➢ Chapter: 2 Pages: 18-40 Topic: Methods of Philosophizing
➢ Objectives: 1. Distinguish opinion from truth.
2. Realize that the methods of philosophy lead to wisdom and
3. Evaluate truth from opinions in different situations using the
methods of philosophizing.
We allow others to be aware of what we think and feel through our statement.
Statement is an expression of thought, knowledge, emotion or feeling as human
person. It originates from a partial or holistic thinking. A statement base on partial
perspective can be considered as an opinion. However, when it is based on holistic
perspective, it is a fact and contains truth.
Opinion provides conclusions or beliefs regarding situations. It can be a basis
for making arguments and convincing people that a certain claim is true. Opinion can
be a conclusion or belief. It is a conclusion because it is based on facts with personal
experience/s. However, an opinion is a belief when it expresses conviction that are not
easily and clearly explained through facts such as “I believe in miracles”, “I believe
there is multiverse”, “there are “middle earthlings” and the like. To know the truth of
one’s belief, we should be considered person’s experiences and views.
Truth is a quality or value. It is a kind of quality because it is being seek for its
own perfection. It is neither near to or a portion of an object. Truth is perfect in itself. It
Let Us Discover
2. is a kind of value because it is good in itself. All of us are attracted towards it. For this
reason, it sets the goal of philosophizing and doing philosophy is knowing the truth
and gaining wisdom.
ACTIVITY 1. Label Me!
Direction: Read and understand the statements in every item. Write letter
O if the statement is an opinion and T if it is base truth.
1. Currently, we are confronted with COVID-19 pandemic.
2. General Santos City is a Chartered City.
3. General Community Quarantine allows residents to enjoy community
4. COVID-19 pandemic coerced all parents/guardians to stop their child’s Basic
Education learning program for school year 2020-2021.
5. The new normal situation brings forth togetherness among the members of
ACTIVITY 2: How it begins!
Let us consider first the beginning of knowledge.
1. Which of the statements contains truth of an object?
2. Why does it contains the truth?
Let Us Try
Let Us Do
3. Activity 3: Search Me!
Direction: Copy an article from the internet, a newspaper, or magazine. Identify
the facts and opinions presented in the article. Determine how you will verify the facts
and opinion stated
Let Us Apply
4. Criteria 5 points
3 point Fair Score
Concept/thought The writing
presents a fairly
evidence to the
evidence to the
Depth of Content The writing
presents a fairly
presents a vague
reasoning and are
not presented in
Abella, R. (2016). Introduction to the Philosophy of the Human Person Textbook.
C&E Publishing Inc.,Quezon City.p.2-8, p.18-40.
SHS-Core-Introduction-to-the-Philosophy-of-the- Human Person CG.pdf. https:
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