|Abstract||Philosophy for AS and A2 is the definitive textbook for students of Advanced Subsidiary or Advanced Level courses, structured directly around the specification of the AQA - the only exam board to offer these courses. 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: AS * Theory of Knowledge * Moral Philosophy * Philosophy of Religion A2 * Philosophy of Mind * Political Philosophy * Philosophy of Science Each of the six themed chapters includes: * A list of key concepts, to introduce students to the topic * Bite-size sections corresponding exactly to the syllabus topics * Actual past 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|
|Buy the book||$119.00 new $119.00 direct from Amazon $135.11 used Amazon page|
|Call number||B74.P49 2004|
|Through your library||Configure|
Similar books and articles
Phil Washburn (2008). Philosophical Dilemmas: A Pro and Con Introduction to the Major Questions. Oxford University Press.
Ian Ravenscroft (2005). Philosophy of Mind: A Beginner's Guide. Oxford University Press.
Richard Burnor (2011). Ethical Choices: An Introduction to Moral Philosophy with Cases. Oxford University Press.
Paul Gregory, List of Courses Taught at Washington and Lee University: Note: Each Syllabus Consists of Two Main Pages, the Home or Syllabus Page, and the Reading Schedule Which is Linked From the Home Page...
Richard Double (1999). Beginning Philosophy. Oxford University Press.
J. W. Phelan (2005). Philosophy: Themes and Thinkers. Cambridge University Press.
Elizabeth Burns & Michael Lacewing (2004). Essay Writing and Exam Preparation. In Elizabeth Burns & Stephen Law (eds.), Philosophy for As and A. Routledge.
Added to index2009-01-28
Total downloads29 ( #42,362 of 549,065 )
Recent downloads (6 months)1 ( #63,185 of 549,065 )
How can I increase my downloads?