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.
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Philosophy for A2: Unit 3

Key Themes in Philosophy, 2008 AQA Syllabus

Author: Michael Lacewing

Publisher: Routledge

ISBN: 1135867917

Category: Philosophy

Page: 368

View: 8597

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.
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Philosophy for A2: Unit 4

Philosophical Problems, 2008 AQA Syllabus

Author: Michael Lacewing

Publisher: Routledge

ISBN: 1317857577

Category: Philosophy

Page: 282

View: 1979

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.
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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: 4891

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.
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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.
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Understanding Philosophy for AS Level

Author: Christopher Hamilton

Publisher: Nelson Thornes

ISBN: 9780748765607

Category: Philosophy

Page: 436

View: 3397

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.
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Philosophy for AS and A2

Author: Elizabeth Burns,Stephen Law

Publisher: Psychology Press

ISBN: 9780415335621

Category: Philosophy

Page: 287

View: 8206

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.
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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.
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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.
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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.
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Philosophy of Religion for AS Level

Author: Michael B. Wilkinson,Hugh N. Campbell

Publisher: A&C Black

ISBN: 1847065406

Category: Religion

Page: 160

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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.
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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
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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

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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.
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Being No One

The Self-Model Theory of Subjectivity

Author: Thomas Metzinger

Publisher: MIT Press

ISBN: 9780262263801

Category: Medical

Page: 714

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According to Thomas Metzinger, no such things as selves exist in the world: nobody ever had or was a self. All that exists are phenomenal selves, as they appear in conscious experience. The phenomenal self, however, is not a thing but an ongoing process; it is the content of a "transparent self-model." In Being No One, Metzinger, a German philosopher, draws strongly on neuroscientific research to present a representationalist and functional analysis of what a consciously experienced first-person perspective actually is. Building a bridge between the humanities and the empirical sciences of the mind, he develops new conceptual toolkits and metaphors; uses case studies of unusual states of mind such as agnosia, neglect, blindsight, and hallucinations; and offers new sets of multilevel constraints for the concept of consciousness. Metzinger's central question is: How exactly does strong, consciously experienced subjectivity emerge out of objective events in the natural world? His epistemic goal is to determine whether conscious experience, in particular the experience of being someone that results from the emergence of a phenomenal self, can be analyzed on subpersonal levels of description. He also asks if and how our Cartesian intuitions that subjective experiences as such can never be reductively explained are themselves ultimately rooted in the deeper representational structure of our conscious minds.
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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

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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.
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AQA Law for A2 Fifth Edition

Author: Jacqueline Martin,Denis Lancer

Publisher: Hodder Education

ISBN: 1471807118

Category: Law

Page: 480

View: 5752

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
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Re-engineering Philosophy for Limited Beings

Piecewise Approximations to Reality

Author: William C. Wimsatt

Publisher: Harvard University Press

ISBN: 9780674015456

Category: Philosophy

Page: 450

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Analytic philosophers once pantomimed physics, trying to understand the world by breaking it down. Thinkers from the Darwinian sciences now pose alternatives to this simplistic reductionism. In a tour of essays spanning thirty years, Wimsatt argues that scientists seek to atomize phenomena only when necessary to understand how entities, events, and processes articulate at different levels. This book offers a philosophy for error-prone humans trying to understand messy systems in the real world.
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OCR Home Economics for A2

Food, Nutrition and Health Today

Author: Alexis Rickus,Bev Saunder

Publisher: Hodder Education

ISBN: 9780340973660

Category: Cooking

Page: 247

View: 339

Endorsed by OCR for use with the OCR A2 Home Economics (Food, Nutrition and Health) specification, this book is designed to support students in their study and exam preparation. Containing comprehensive information that students will use for the course, OCR Home Economics for A2 presents key areas of knowledge in an accessible, uncomplicated and concise fashion. Illustrated with photos and pictures throughout, it includes: - a wealth of group and individual activities - exam practice questions at the end of each unit - exam preparation - exam-style questions with worked answers and commentary - a comprehensive glossary of all the key terms in the text.
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Understanding Philosophy of Religion: OCR Student Book

Author: Libby Ahluwalia

Publisher: OUP Oxford

ISBN: 9781850082767

Category: Philosophy

Page: 368

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An endorsed Philosophy of Religion resource for the AS and A2 OCR Religious Studies qualification. Written by Libby Ahluwalia, using an approach that stretches the most able while also offering plenty of accessible support for those who need more help. The accompanying Teacher Support Book contains discussion ideas, worksheets, revision tests and games, as well as exam-style questions and mark schemes.
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