Philosophy for A2: Unit 3

Key Themes in Philosophy, 2008 AQA Syllabus

Author: Michael Lacewing

Publisher: Routledge

ISBN: 1135867917

Category: Philosophy

Page: 368

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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 AS and A2

Author: Elizabeth Burns,Stephen Law

Publisher: Routledge

ISBN: 1134308817

Category: Philosophy

Page: 312

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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 A2 is written by a team of expert teachers based at Heythrop College - part of the University of London - which specializes in teaching philosophy and theology.

Philosophy for A2

Ethics and Philosophy of Mind

Author: Michael Lacewing

Publisher: Routledge

ISBN: 131756216X

Category: Philosophy

Page: 372

View: 7387

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 4

Philosophical Problems, 2008 AQA Syllabus

Author: Michael Lacewing

Publisher: Routledge

ISBN: 1317857577

Category: Philosophy

Page: 282

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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.

AS/A2 philosophy of religion and religious ethics for OCR

study guide

Author: Robert A. Bowie

Publisher: Nelson Thornes

ISBN: 9780748780815

Category: Philosophy

Page: 136

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AS/A2 Philosophy of Religion and Religious Ethics for OCR: Study Guide provides a comprehensive guide for exam preparation. It can be used with any senior Religious Studies text but is the perfect companion to the Philosophy of Religion for A Level and Religious Ethics for OCR. Designed specifically to promote examination success, it includes summaries of key topics, glossaries and helpful tips for answering questions.

OCR Philosophy of Religion for AS and A2

Author: Matthew Taylor

Publisher: Routledge

ISBN: 1134033141

Category: Philosophy

Page: 488

View: 5356

OCR Philosophy of Religion for AS and A2 is a textbook for students of Advanced Subsidiary or Advanced Level courses, endorsed by OCR for use with the OCR GCE Religious Studies specification. The book covers all the topics of the Philosophy of Religion component of the A Level specification in an enjoyable and student-friendly fashion. This second edition has been restructured for the revised specification and now includes new chapters on the 'Nature of God' and 'Religion and Science'. Each chapter includes: a list of key issues, to introduce students to the topic OCR specification checklist, to allow students to see which topics from the specification are covered in each chapter explanations of key terminology discussion questions, thought points and activities exam-style practice questions self-test review questions helpful summaries annotated further reading suggestions. To maximize students' chances of exam success, the book includes a chapter dedicated to answering examination questions. The book comes complete with lively illustrations, a comprehensive glossary, a full bibliography and a companion website at www.routledge.com/textbooks/9780415468244.

OCR Philosophy of Religion for AS and A2

Author: Jill Oliphant,Matthew Taylor

Publisher: Routledge

ISBN: 1317607384

Category: Philosophy

Page: 510

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Structured directly around the specification of the OCR, this is the definitive textbook for students of Advanced Subsidiary or Advanced Level courses. The updated third edition covers all the necessary topics for Philosophy of Religion in an enjoyable student-friendly fashion. Each chapter includes: a list of key issues OCR specification checklist explanations of key terminology overviews of key scholars and theories self-test review and exam practice questions. To maximise students’ chances of success, the book contains a section dedicated to answering examination questions. It comes complete with diagrams and tables, lively illustrations, a comprehensive glossary and full bibliography. Additional resources are available via the companion website at www.routledge.com/cw/mayled.

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: 2269

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 of Religion for AS and A2

Author: Matthew Taylor

Publisher: Psychology Press

ISBN: 0415366305

Category: Philosophy

Page: 432

View: 6144

Endorsed by OCR for use with the OCR AS and A2 Religious Studies specifications. This tailor-made, up-to-date guide sets a new standard within the field. Written by an experienced teacher and edited by an experienced A-level examiner, this lively and student-friendly textbook strictly follows the OCR syllabus, covering all the areas integral to the course. Each chapter includes features such as explanations of key terminology, example examination questions, suggestions for activities and discussion, and recommended further reading. Philosophy of Religion for AS and A2 is a one-stop shop for all students taking the OCR specification.

Understanding Philosophy for AS Level

Author: Christopher Hamilton

Publisher: Nelson Thornes

ISBN: 9780748765607

Category: Philosophy

Page: 436

View: 9474

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.

A2 Philosophy Revision Guide for OCR

Author: Brian Poxon,Liz Jones

Publisher: Pushme Press

ISBN: 9781910038734

Category: Philosophy

Page: 116

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The only books fully integrated with their own website & app providing both a physical and virtual learning experience that is always up to date and relevant. A top teacher unravels the issues within the arguments for the existence of God, religious language, religious experience and the problem of evil. All the key philosophers are explored and analysed with useful tables and comparisons. Key terms, and quotes from academics provide further revision material, which together with an outline of common confusions makes this an essential addition to the revision process.

A2 Philosophy Revision Guide for Edexcel

Author: Brian Poxon,Laura Mears,Liz Jones

Publisher: Pushme Press

ISBN: 9781909618572

Category: Philosophy

Page: 110

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The only books fully integrated with their own website & app providing both a physical and virtual learning experience that is always up to date and relevant. This A2 Religious Studies revision guide explores the Edexcel syllabus, giving concise summaries of the key arguments: non-existence of God and critiques of religious belief, religious language, the argument from religious experience, the ontological argument and life after death. Avoiding over-simplification, each chapter illustrates the main points with key quotes and clarifies confusions to avoid. Pitched just right for revision, this guide allows the student to survey and understand new angles on complex issues in a way that should enhance the chances of an A grade.

AQA A2 Philosophy

Author: Gerald Jones,Jeremy Hayward,Dan Cardinal

Publisher: Hachette UK

ISBN: 1471852563

Category: Education

Page: 392

View: 3969

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

Revise Philosophy for AS Level

Author: Michael Lacewing

Publisher: Routledge

ISBN: 113414752X

Category: Philosophy

Page: 360

View: 5094

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.

A2 Philosophy

Author: Brian Poxon

Publisher: Inducit Learning

ISBN: 9781909618145

Category:

Page: 119

View: 7925

My Revision Notes: AQA A2 Religious Studies: Religion and Ethics and Philosophy of Religion

Author: Richard Gray,Peter Cole

Publisher: Hachette UK

ISBN: 1444182420

Category: Religion

Page: 128

View: 5298

Unlock your full potential with this revision guide which provides both the key content you need to know and guidance on how to apply it for better grades My Revision Notes: AQA A2 Religious Studies: Religion and Ethics and Philosophy of Religion helps you to stay motivated and focused during your revision - and gives you the opportunity to practise and refine your skills to achieve the best grade in your exam. Breaks down all topics into short sections - easy to read and revise from Exam-style practice questions help confidence with the exam 'Issues arising' section specifically helps prepare for AQA AS RS AO2 questions Concise notes, clear layout and colourful features keep you engaged You can check your learning with the 'test yourself' questions and tick-box design