AQA A-level Philosophy Year 1 and AS

Epistemology and Moral Philosophy
Author: Jeremy Hayward,Gerald Jones,Dan Cardinal
Publisher: Hodder Education
ISBN: 1471899888
Category: Study Aids
Page: 448
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Enable students to critically engage with the new 2017 AQA specifications with this accessible Student Book that covers the key concepts and philosophical arguments, offers stimulating activities, provides a key text anthology and assessment guidance. - Cements understanding of complex philosophical concepts and encourages students to view ideas from different approaches through clear and detailed coverage of key topics. - Strengthens students' analytical skills to develop their own philosophical interpretations using a variety of inventive and thought-provoking practical activities and tasks. - Encourages students to engage with the anthology texts, with references throughout and relevant extracts provided at the back of the book for ease of teaching and studying. - Stretches students' conceptual analysis with extension material. - Helps AS and A-level students to approach their exams with confidence with assessment guidance and support tailored to the AQA requirements.

Philosophy for AS and A Level

Epistemology and Moral Philosophy
Author: Michael Lacewing
Publisher: Routledge
ISBN: 1351696130
Category: Philosophy
Page: 478
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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.

AQA AS Philosophy


Author: Dan Cardinal,Jeremy Hayward,Gerald Jones
Publisher: Hodder Education
ISBN: 147183509X
Category: Philosophy
Page: 488
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Help students navigate key concepts and philosophical arguments and develop their own points of view with our clear, engaging AS Philosophy textbook, written for the new AQA AS Philosophy specification Written by the authors of Philosophy in Focus, this book covers both units, Epistemology and Philosophy of Religion, and supports students in understanding difficult material through a clear style and visual examples of concepts and ideas. - Encourages students to engage with the anthology texts with clear prompts to read the relevant extracts, helpfully provided at the back of the book for ease of teaching and studying - Cements knowledge and understanding of key philosophical ideas through varied activities - Develops analytical skills and students' own philosophical viewpoints through practical tasks - Stretches students with clearly signposted extension material Contents Introduction Introduction to Descartes' Meditations Section 1: Epistemology Section 2: Philosophy of Religion Section 3: Preparing for the exam 3.1 How to approach the exam 3.2 How to read philosophy Section 4: Anthology extracts Glossary Notes Selected bibliography Index

Philosophy for A Level

Metaphysics of God and Metaphysics of Mind
Author: Michael Lacewing
Publisher: Routledge
ISBN: 1351674595
Category: Philosophy
Page: 402
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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.

Understanding Philosophy for AS Level


Author: Christopher Hamilton
Publisher: Nelson Thornes
ISBN: 9780748765607
Category: Philosophy
Page: 436
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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.

AS Level Philosophy - Revision Guide - Paper 1 - AQA


Author: K Lancaster
Publisher: Lulu.com
ISBN: 1912338947
Category:
Page: N.A
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Philosophy for A2

Ethics and Philosophy of Mind
Author: Michael Lacewing
Publisher: Routledge
ISBN: 131756216X
Category: Philosophy
Page: 372
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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.

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


Author: Richard Gray,Peter Cole
Publisher: Hodder Education
ISBN: 1444182390
Category: Religion
Page: 144
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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 AS 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

Ethics for A-Level


Author: Mark Dimmock,Andrew Fisher
Publisher: Open Book Publishers
ISBN: 1783743913
Category: Philosophy
Page: 262
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What does pleasure have to do with morality? What role, if any, should intuition have in the formation of moral theory? If something is ‘simulated’, can it be immoral? This accessible and wide-ranging textbook explores these questions and many more. Key ideas in the fields of normative ethics, metaethics and applied ethics are explained rigorously and systematically, with a vivid writing style that enlivens the topics with energy and wit. Individual theories are discussed in detail in the first part of the book, before these positions are applied to a wide range of contemporary situations including business ethics, sexual ethics, and the acceptability of eating animals. A wealth of real-life examples, set out with depth and care, illuminate the complexities of different ethical approaches while conveying their modern-day relevance. This concise and highly engaging resource is tailored to the Ethics components of AQA Philosophy and OCR Religious Studies, with a clear and practical layout that includes end-of-chapter summaries, key terms, and common mistakes to avoid. It should also be of practical use for those teaching Philosophy as part of the International Baccalaureate. Ethics for A-Level is of particular value to students and teachers, but Fisher and Dimmock’s precise and scholarly approach will appeal to anyone seeking a rigorous and lively introduction to the challenging subject of ethics. Tailored to the Ethics components of AQA Philosophy and OCR Religious Studies.

AQA A-level Philosophy Year 2

Metaphysics of God and Metaphysics of Mind
Author: Jeremy Hayward,Gerald Jones,Dan Cardinal
Publisher: N.A
ISBN: 9781510400269
Category:
Page: 376
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Enable students to critically engage with the new 2017 AQA specifications with this accessible Student Book that covers the key concepts and philosophical arguments, offers stimulating activities, provides a key text anthology and assessment guidance. - Cements understanding of complex philosophical concepts and encourages students to view ideas from different approaches through clear and detailed coverage of key topics. - Strengthens students' analytical skills to develop their own philosophical interpretations using a variety of inventive and thought-provoking practical activities and tasks. - Encourages students to engage with the anthology texts, with references throughout and relevant extracts provided at the back of the book for ease of teaching and studying. - Stretches students' conceptual analysis with extension material. - Helps AS and A-level students to approach their exams with confidence with assessment guidance and support tailored to the AQA requirements.

My Revision Notes AQA A-level Religious Studies: Paper 1 Philosophy of religion and ethics


Author: Sheila Butler
Publisher: Hodder Education
ISBN: 1510424717
Category: Religion
Page: 128
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Target success in AQA A-level Religious Studies with this proven formula for effective, structured revision; key content coverage is combined with exam-style tasks and practical tips to create a revision guide you can rely on to review, strengthen and test their knowledge. With My Revision Notes you can: - Plan and manage a successful revision programme using the topic-by-topic planner - Consolidate subject knowledge by working through clear and focused content coverage - Test understanding and identify areas for improvement with regular 'Now Test Yourself' tasks and answers - Improve exam technique through practice questions, expert tips and examples of typical mistakes to avoid

Revise Philosophy for AS Level


Author: Michael Lacewing
Publisher: Routledge
ISBN: 113414752X
Category: Philosophy
Page: 360
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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.

AQA A-level Religious Studies Year 2


Author: John Frye,Debbie Herring,Mel Thompson
Publisher: Hodder Education
ISBN: 147187401X
Category: Religion
Page: 384
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Exam Board: AQA Level: AS/A-level Subject: Religious Studies First Teaching: September 2016 First Exam: June 2018 Engage students with accessible content that draws out the key theories, ensuring students have a thorough understanding of Christianity and the philosophical and ethical issues; developed by subject specialist John Frye and the leading Religious Studies publisher*. - Confidently teach 'Philosophy and religion' and 'Ethics, religion and society' with comprehensive coverage of the key philosophers, concepts and theories along with sources of theological authority - Supports learning and revision with a range of contemporary activities, discussion points and unit summaries - Prepares students for assessment with revision questions at the end of each chapter and practice questions tailored to the assessment objectives Content covered: Philosophy and religion Sections A and B (Section A is covered through Christianity) Ethics, religion and society Sections A and B (Section A is covered through Christianity) *Taken from Educational Publishers Council statistics

Philosophy for AS

Epistemology and Philosophy of Religion
Author: Michael Lacewing
Publisher: Routledge
ISBN: 1317635833
Category: Philosophy
Page: 322
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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.

OCR Religious Studies A Level Year 1 and AS


Author: Hugh Campbell,Michael Wilkinson,Michael Wilcockson
Publisher: Hodder Education
ISBN: 147186670X
Category: Religion
Page: 368
View: 9874
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Help students to build their subject knowledge and understanding with guidance and assessment preparation from a team of subject specialists; brought to you by the leading Religious Studies publisher and OCR's Publishing Partner. - Develops students' understanding of 'Philosophy of religion' and 'Religion and ethics' through accessible explanations of key theories and terms - Enables you to teach 'Developments in Christian thought' confidently with comprehensive coverage of the key theological arguments - Supports assessment preparation with sample questions and revision advice written by subject specialists - Encourages students to reflect on their learning and develop their own ideas - Helps to extend learning and enhance responses with suggested ideas and additional reading Content covered: - Philosophy of religion - Religion and ethics - Developments in Christian thought

Philosophy for A2: Unit 3

Key Themes in Philosophy
Author: Michael Lacewing
Publisher: Routledge
ISBN: 0415458226
Category: Philosophy
Page: 365
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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, Science and Religion for Everyone


Author: Duncan Pritchard,Mark Harris
Publisher: Routledge
ISBN: 1351592165
Category: Philosophy
Page: 180
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Philosophy, Science and Religion for Everyone brings together these great truth-seeking disciplines, and seeks to understand the ways in which they challenge and inform each other. Key topics and their areas of focus include: • Foundational Issues – why should anyone care about the science-and-religion debate? How do scientific claims relate to the truth? Is evolution compatible with design? • Faith and Rationality – can faith ever be rational? Are theism and atheism totally opposed? Is God hidden or does God simply not exist? • Faith and Science - what provides a better explanation for the origin of the universe—science or religion? Faith and physics: can they be reconciled? Does contemporary neuroscience debunk religious belief? Creationism and evolutionary biology - what constitutes science and what constitutes pseudo-science? • Practical Implications – is fundamentalism just a problem for religious people? What are the ethical implications of the science-and-religion debate? Do logic and religion mix? This book is designed to be used in conjunction with the free ‘Philosophy, Science and Religion’ MOOC (massive open online course) created by the University of Edinburgh, and hosted by the Coursera platform (www.coursera.org). This book is also highly recommended for anyone looking for a concise overview of this fascinating discipline.

The Blackwell Guide to Epistemology


Author: John Greco,Ernest Sosa
Publisher: Wiley-Blackwell
ISBN: 9780631202912
Category: Philosophy
Page: 476
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Written by an international assembly of leading philosophers, this volume includes seventeen newly-commissioned full-length survey articles on the central topics of epistemology.

Philosophy for AS


Author: Michael Lacewing
Publisher: N.A
ISBN: 0415458218
Category: Philosophy
Page: 426
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Philosophy for AS is the definitive textbook for students of the current AQA Advanced Subsidiary Level. Structured closely around the examination specifications, it covers the two units of the AS Level in an exceptionally clear and student-friendly style. As an invitation to philosophy, the book encourages and enables students to engage philosophically with the following syllabus topics: reason and experience Why should I be governed? Why should I be moral? the idea of God persons knowledge of the external world tolerance the value of art God and the world the debate about free will and determinism. Each chapter contains an introduction to the basic ideas, arguments and objections of the issue, and a development section, which clarifies the previous material, introduces more complex ideas, and encourages students to link up ideas and draw new implications. To aid student learning and revision, each chapter includes: comprehension questions to test core knowledge discussion questions to deepen understanding 'going further' sections for advanced study cross-references to help students make connections helpful summaries 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 AS is an essential course book for all students of AS Level philosophy.

An Introduction to Philosophy for AQA AS Level


Author: Gerald Jones,Jeremy Hayward,Daniel Cardinal
Publisher: Hodder Education
ISBN: 9780340965252
Category: Philosophy
Page: 592
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A student-friendly introduction to AS Philosophy, structured around the AQA AS Philosophy specification. From the author team behind the successful Philosophy in Focus series, this book covers 7 popular AS themes in sufficient depth to achieve a top grade. It combines academic rigour with engaging activities. The authors have used their wealth of experience in teaching philosophy to devise a set of helpful features that deepen understanding and exercise the philosophical mind including: - Activities: practical tasks to help users understand the key philosophical ideas - 'Experimenting with ideas': activities that explore the concepts and helps students identify their own philosophical viewpoints - 'Criticism': highlights and evaluates some of the weaknesses in the arguments advanced by philosophers - 'More difficult': guides students carefully through particularly daunting arguments - Quotations are included from the key texts by the key philosophers - 'Key point summaries': help students to consolidate knowledge Topics covered: 1 Why should I be moral? 2 The idea of God 3 Persons 4 Reason and experience 5 The debate over free will and determinism 6 God and the world 7 Knowledge of the external world