Nietzsche and Groundhog Day: Applying Philosophy

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9th - 12th, Higher Education, Homeschool
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When teaching Nietzsche and the ubermench, the movie Groundhog Day a fun tool to get students thinking about these concepts. This assignment comes with six long-answer questions and a chart to fill in about the main character's progression in the movie. It is not a standard movie guide in which students simply fill in recall questions. Your students need to be familiar with the philosophy of Friedrich Nietzsche before this assignment.

This assignment works well as a foundation for a larger class discussion after the movie. If you struggle to get students talking about philosophy in your classroom, this assignment helps students feel comfortable with the material.

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2 pages
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Teaching Duration
90 minutes
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