Philosophy for A2

Ethics and Philosophy of Mind

Author: Michael Lacewing

Publisher: Routledge

ISBN: 131756216X

Category: Philosophy

Page: 372

View: 3015

Philosophy for A2 is an engaging textbook for the new AQA A2 Philosophy syllabus. Structured closely around the AQA specification this textbook covers the two units, Ethics and Philosophy of Mind, in a comprehensive and student-friendly way. All of the anthology texts are explained and commented on and woven into the discussion of the syllabus. With chapters on ‘How to Do Philosophy’ and exam preparation this textbook provides students with the philosophical skills they need to succeed. Each chapter includes: explanation and commentary of the AQA anthology texts comprehension questions to test understanding discussion questions to generate evaluative argument 'going further' sections for advanced study cross-references to help students make connections bullet-point summaries of each topic. The companion website hosts a wealth of further resources, including PowerPoint slides, flashcards, further reading, weblinks and handouts, all structured to accompany the textbook. It can be found at www.routledge.com/cw/alevelphilosophy.

Philosophy for A2: Unit 3

Key Themes in Philosophy, 2008 AQA Syllabus

Author: Michael Lacewing

Publisher: Routledge

ISBN: 1135867917

Category: Philosophy

Page: 368

View: 1262

Philosophy for A2: Unit 3 is the definitive textbook for students of the current AQA Advanced Level syllabus. Structured very closely around the AQA specifications for Unit 3: Key Themes in Philosophy, it introduces the student to each of the core themes: philosophy of mind political philosophy epistemology and metaphysics moral philosophy philosophy of religion. All chapters are helpfully subdivided into short digestible passages, and include: quiz questions to test core knowledge discussion questions to deepen understanding 'going further' sections for advanced study text boxes highlighting key definitions and arguments cross-references to help students make connections lively illustrations, diagrams and a glossary. In addition, a chapter on exam preparation contains a wealth of helpful hints and tips on revision and exam techniques. Written by an experienced philosopher and A Level consultant, Philosophy for A2: Unit 3 is an essential companion for all students of A2 Level philosophy.

Philosophy for A2: Unit 4

Philosophical Problems, 2008 AQA Syllabus

Author: Michael Lacewing

Publisher: Routledge

ISBN: 1317857577

Category: Philosophy

Page: 282

View: 2724

Philosophy for A2: Unit 4 is the definitive textbook for students of the current AQA Advanced Level syllabus for philosophy. Structured very closely around the AQA specifications for Unit 4: Philosophical Problems, Michael Lacewing helps students to engage with and understand the arguments of the five key texts: Hume's An Enquiry Concerning Human Understanding Plato's The Republic Mill's On Liberty Descartes' Meditations Nietzsche's Beyond Good and Evil. All chapters are helpfully subdivided into short digestible passages, and include: quiz questions to test core knowledge discussion questions to deepen understanding 'going further' sections for advanced study text boxes highlighting key definitions and arguments cross-references to help students make connections. In addition, a chapter on exam preparation contains a wealth of helpful hints and tips on revision and exam techniques. Written by an experienced philosopher and A Level consultant, Philosophy for A2: Unit 4 is an essential companion for all students of A2 Level philosophy.

Understanding Philosophy for A2 Level AQA

Author: Sue Johnson,Roy Jackson,Keith Maslin,Rupert Woodfin,Mel Thompson

Publisher: Oxford University Press, USA

ISBN: 9780748792535

Category: Philosophy

Page: 448

View: 7523

The first textbook available for A2 Level Philosophy students, and the sister companion to the immensely successful AS text, this text has been written in an engaging and accessible style and covers the AQA A2 Level specification precisely.

Philosophy for AS and A2

Author: Elizabeth Burns,Stephen Law

Publisher: Psychology Press

ISBN: 9780415335621

Category: Philosophy

Page: 287

View: 6917

Philosophy for AS and A2 is the definitive textbook for students of Advanced Subsidiary or Advanced Level philosophy courses, structured directly around the specification of the AQA. Following a lively foreword by Nigel Warburton, author of Philosophy: The Basics, a team of experienced teachers devote a chapter each to the six themes covered by the syllabus: Each of the chapters include helpful student-friendly features. a list of key concepts, to introduce students to the topic bite-size sections corresponding to the syllabus topics actual exam questions from previous years suggested discussion questions to promote debate text-boxes with helpful summaries, case-studies and examples an annotated further-reading list directing students towards the best articles, books and websites a comprehensive glossary, providing a handy reference point There is a final chapter on essay writing and exam preparation, designed to help students get to grips with the examination board requirements. Philosophy for AS and A2is written by a team of expert teachers based at Heythrop College - part of the University of London - which specializes in teaching philosophy and theology.

Understanding Philosophy for AS Level

Author: Christopher Hamilton

Publisher: Nelson Thornes

ISBN: 9780748765607

Category: Philosophy

Page: 436

View: 8439

This text offers a step-by-step approach through all the requirements of the AQA AS level specification. Using examples taken from history, literature and everyday life, the author links philosophical theories and debates with issues that are both relevant and familiar to students.

Philosophy for AS and A Level

Epistemology and Moral Philosophy

Author: Michael Lacewing

Publisher: Routledge

ISBN: 1351696130

Category: Philosophy

Page: 478

View: 5955

Philosophy for AS and A Level is an accessible textbook for the new 2017 AQA Philosophy syllabus. Structured closely around the AQA specification this textbook covers the two units shared by the AS and A Level, Epistemology and Moral Philosophy, in an engaging and student-friendly way. With chapters on 'How to do philosophy', exam preparation providing students with the philosophical skills they need to succeed, and an extensive glossary to support understanding, this book is ideal for students studying philosophy. Each chapter includes: argument maps that help to develop student’s analytical and critical skills comprehension questions to test understanding discussion questions to generate evaluative argument explanation and commentary on the AQA set texts ‘Thinking harder’ sections cross-references to help students make connections bullet-point summaries of each topic. The companion website hosts a wealth of further resources, including PowerPoint slides, flashcards, further reading, weblinks and handouts, all structured to accompany the textbook. It can be found at?www.routledge.com/cw/alevelphilosophy.

Revise Philosophy for AS Level

Author: Michael Lacewing

Publisher: Routledge

ISBN: 113414752X

Category: Philosophy

Page: 360

View: 6238

Revise Philosophy for AS Level is the definitive revision guide for students of the Advanced Subsidiary level syllabus. Following the AQA syllabus, it helps students revise using past exam questions, examiner's reports, and tips on revision for the examination. Also included are a helpful glossary and annotated further reading. It covers all three units of the AS Level syllabus: Unit 1: Theory of Knowledge Unit 2: Moral Philosophy and Philosophy of Religion Unit 3: Texts. The four set texts are discussed: Plato's The Republic, Descartes' Meditations, Marx and Engels’ The German Ideology and Sartre’s Existentialism and Humanism. Essential reading for all students of AS Level Philosophy, it is an ideal companion to the textbook Philosophy for AS and A2, also published by Routledge.

Philosophy for A Level

Metaphysics of God and Metaphysics of Mind

Author: Michael Lacewing

Publisher: Routledge

ISBN: 1351674595

Category: Philosophy

Page: 402

View: 2720

Philosophy for A Level is an accessible textbook for the new 2017 AQA Philosophy syllabus. Structured closely around the AQA specification this textbook covers the two units, Metaphysics of God and Metaphysics of Mind, in an engaging and student-friendly way. With chapters on ‘How to do philosophy’, exam preparation providing students with the philosophical skills they need to succeed, and an extensive glossary to support understanding, this book is ideal for students studying philosophy. Each chapter includes: argument maps that help to develop students’ analytical and critical skills comprehension questions to test understanding discussion questions to generate evaluative argument explanation of and commentary on the AQA set texts ‘Thinking harder’ sections cross-references to help students make connections bullet-point summaries of each topic. The companion website hosts a wealth of further resources, including PowerPoint slides, flashcards, further reading, weblinks and handouts, all structured to accompany the textbook. It can be found at www.routledge.com/cw/alevelphilosophy.

Philosophy for AS

Epistemology and Philosophy of Religion

Author: Michael Lacewing

Publisher: Routledge

ISBN: 1317635833

Category: Philosophy

Page: 322

View: 5389

Philosophy for AS is an accessible textbook for the new 2014 AQA Advanced Subsidiary Philosophy syllabus. Structured closely around the AQA specification this textbook covers the two units, Epistemology and Philosophy of Religion, in an engaging and student-friendly way. With chapters on 'How to do philosophy', exam preparation providing students with the philosophical skills they need to succeed, and an extensive glossary to support understanding, this book is ideal for students studying philosophy. Each chapter includes: explanation and commentary of the AQA anthology texts comprehension questions to test understanding discussion questions to generate evaluative argument 'going further' sections for advanced study cross-references to help students make connections bullet-point summaries of each topic. The companion website hosts a wealth of further resources, including PowerPoint slides, flashcards, further reading, weblinks and handouts, all structured to accompany the textbook. It can be found at www.routledge.com/cw/alevelphilosophy.

AQA A2 Philosophy

Author: Gerald Jones,Jeremy Hayward,Dan Cardinal

Publisher: Hodder Education

ISBN: 1471852563

Category: Education

Page: 392

View: 2063

Motivate students to think philosophically with this accessible and imaginative guide for the latest specification, brought to you by the market-leading A-level publisher. Written by the authors of our bestselling AQA AS Philosophy textbook, this title covers both A2 units, Ethics and Philosophy of Mind, using the same clear style and modern examples throughout. - Cements knowledge and understanding of complex philosophical concepts through detailed coverage of key topics, student-friendly language and explanatory diagrams - Develops students' analytical skills and their own philosophical viewpoints using a variety of thought-provoking practical activities and tasks - Helps students to engage with the anthology texts at the back of the book with clear prompts in every chapter - Stretches high achievers through signposted extension material that enhances high-level critical thinking skills - Draws on the author team's extensive practical teaching experience to provide a coherent and stimulating route through the 2014 specification

Philosophy of Religion for AS Level

Author: Michael B. Wilkinson,Hugh N. Campbell

Publisher: A&C Black

ISBN: 1847065406

Category: Religion

Page: 160

View: 8036

This comprehensive and easy to use textbook is endorsed by OCR for use with the Philosophy of Religion unit of the OCR AS Religious Studies specification. KEY FEATURES * Co-authored by experienced examiners * "Stretch and Challenge" material for advanced students * Timeline of philosophers * Appendix on revision notes * Each chapter includes • essential new vocabulary with definitions • extracts from primary texts • examination tips • discussion topics and practice exam questions • suggestions for further reading Fundamental concepts covered include arguments for the existence of God, including the Ontological, Cosmological, Moral and Teleological Arguments, as well as challenges to faith from the Problem of Evil and other sources. Background material from Ancient Philosophy and the Judaeo-Christian tradition is explained, and there are specially developed sections on Boethius and the Divine Attributes and Modern Science, both new to the specification. A particular feature of this book is substantial "Stretch and Challenge" material throughout which allows students to develop further.

Advanced Latin

Materials for A2 and PRE-U

Author: Stephen Anderson,James Morwood,Katharine Radice

Publisher: A&C Black

ISBN: 1472519914

Category: Foreign Language Study

Page: 128

View: 505

Advanced Latin offers a range of material to help students build and develop the knowledge and skills needed for A2 and Pre-U Latin. There are 24 translation/comprehension exercises, based on passages taken predominantly from Livy, Caesar and Ovid. These match exactly the requirements of A2, but the passages work equally well as unseens for those working towards Pre-U. Six further passages are offered for unseen translation only, and are designed to stretch the most able. There are then 12 passages of continuous prose for translation into Latin, each supported by notes to help the student; and an appendix that contains a comprehensive English-Latin vocabulary. To support the study of A2 and Pre-U literature, there are short commentaries on sample passages from each of the prescribed authors, demonstrating a variety of interpretative approaches. In addition, for each author there is an annotated bibliography, to guide both teacher and student to the most useful secondary literature available. A separate section focuses on the Pre-U unseen literary criticism option and offers six practice passages.

Routledge A Level Religious Studies

AS and Year One

Author: Jon Mayled,Jill Oliphant,Sam Pillay

Publisher: Routledge

ISBN: 1351804502

Category: Religion

Page: 510

View: 4887

Routledge A Level Religious Studies: AS and Year One is an engaging and comprehensive textbook for the new 2016 OCR A Level Religious Studies syllabus. Structured closely around the OCR specification, this textbook covers philosophy, ethics and Christianity, in an engaging and student-friendly way. Each chapter includes: An OCR specification checklist, to clearly illustrate which topics from the specification are covered in each chapter; Explanations of key terminology; Review questions, thought points and activities to test understanding; An overview of key scholars and theories; Chapter summaries. With a section dedicated to preparing for assessment, Routledge A Level Religious Studies: AS and Year One provides students with all the skills they need to succeed. This book comes complete with diagrams and tables, lively illustrations, a comprehensive glossary and full bibliography. The companion website hosts a wealth of further resources to enhance the learning experience.

Philosophy for As

2008 Aqa Syllabus

Author: N.A

Publisher: N.A

ISBN: 9781138126640

Category:

Page: N.A

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A Brief History of Philosophy

From Socrates to Derrida

Author: Derek Johnston

Publisher: A&C Black

ISBN: 9780826490209

Category: Philosophy

Page: 211

View: 436

Offering an introduction to the subject of philosophy, this book is suitable for teenagers and students coming to philosophy for the first time, and also for those who doesn't know where to start. It examines 18 key thinkers, from Socrates to Derrida, exploring their ideas in relation to each other and to their historical and cultural contexts.

Integrative Medicine E-Book

Author: David Rakel

Publisher: Elsevier Health Sciences

ISBN: 0323496172

Category: Medical

Page: 1072

View: 4653

Stay on the cutting edge of today’s most promising trends in complementary and alternative medical treatments with Dr. David Rakel’s Integrative Medicine, 4th Edition. Written by physicians who are experts in both traditional and integrative medicine, this highly regarded, evidence-based reference covers therapies such as botanicals, supplements, mind-body, lifestyle choices, nutrition, exercise, spirituality, and more. Integrative Medicine, 4th Edition uses a clinical, disease-oriented approach, offering practical guidance for reducing costs and improving patient care. Helps you safely and effectively incorporate complementary and alternative therapies into your everyday practice, while focusing on prevention and wellness for a better quality of life. Uses the reliable SORT method (Strength of Recommendation Taxonomy) to provide evidence-based ratings, grading both the evidence and the relative potential harm. Explains how to make the best use of integrative medicine and the mechanisms by which these therapeutic modalities work, keeping you at the forefront of the trend toward integrative health care. Includes 13 brand-new chapters, covering hot topics such as personalized medicine, MTHFR mutation, food allergy and intolerance, the gut-immune influence on systemic inflammation and disease, chelation therapy, testosterone deficiency, adrenal fatigue, and much more. Features more than 100 significantly revised chapters and hundreds of new figures and tables throughout.

AQA Law for A2 Fifth Edition

Author: Jacqueline Martin,Denis Lancer

Publisher: Hodder Education

ISBN: 1471807118

Category: Law

Page: 480

View: 1396

The most up-to-date AQA A2 Law textbook - from the number 1 A-Level Law author - that will prepare your for your exams. This engaging and accessible textbook provides complete coverage of the whole AQA A2 specification. From the leading law author, it is comprehensive, authoritative and updated with important changes to the law. Now includes: - Fully updated with the latest changes to criminal, tort and contract law - Important and interesting cases and scenarios to highlight key points - Activities to increase your students'understanding of more difficult concepts - Examination practice, past-paper questions and self-test questions to help your students prepare for their exams

Wjec A2 Religious Studies

Studies in Philosophy of Religion - Study and Revision Guide

Author: Delyth Ellerton-Harris

Publisher: N.A

ISBN: 9781908682109

Category: Religion

Page: 178

View: 7436

Endorsed by WJEC, and written by a senior examiner this is the only study and revision guide that precisely matches the WJEC A2 Religious Studies - Studies in Philosophy of Religion course. It contains essential course notes, revision advice and support for every topic in the specification.

Prostitution and Pornography

Philosophical Debate about the Sex Industry

Author: Jessica Spector

Publisher: Stanford University Press

ISBN: 9780804749381

Category: Philosophy

Page: 465

View: 4843

This collection of new and classic writings about the sex industry asks us to think about the differences between our society's treatment of prostitution and pornography, while investigating how liberalism deals with the sex industry in general.