Month: July 2020

Situation Ethics: Supplementary Course Notes On Examples Discussed by Joseph Fletcher

The exam board may want you show how SE works in practice. So this handout lists some of the specific examples mentioned by Fletcher in Situation Ethics: The New Morality, together with some advice as to how they might be used in your examination answers. Each example is accompanied by a mention of the relevant …

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Revision Test for the Edexcel syllabus on Kant/Kantian Ethics

NOTE : THESE QUESTIONS ARE BASED ON THE COURSE NOTES FOR KANT/KANTIAN ETHICS THAT CAN BE FOUND HERE, HERE, HERE AND HERE. COMMENTS ON THE ANTHOLOGY EXTRACT FROM KANT’S GROUNDWORK FOR THE METAPHYSICS OF MORALS CAN BE FOUND BY FOLLOWING THAT LAST LINK. THE EDEXCEL SYLLABUS ALSO REQUIRES A COMPARISON TO BE MADE WITH ARISTOTELIAN VIRTUE …

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Revision Test for the Edexcel syllabus on Virtue Ethics

NOTE : THESE QUESTIONS ARE BASED ON THE COURSE NOTES FOR VIRTUE ETHICS THAT CAN BE FOUND HERE. BUT SEE ALSO HERE FOR COMMENTS ON THE ANTHOLOGY EXTRACT FROM ARISTOTLE’S NICOMACHEAN ETHICS AND A COMPARISON WITH KANT (WHICH ARE ALSO INCLUDED IN THE EDEXCEL ETHICS SYLLABUS. THIS TEST (AND MANY OF THE OTHERS ON THIS SITE) SHOULD ALSO …

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Revision Test for the Edexcel syllabus on Religious Experience

NOTE : THESE QUESTIONS ARE BASED ON THE COURSE NOTES FOR RELIGIOUS EXPERIENCE THAT CAN BE FOUND HERE. SEE ALSO HERE, AND HERE. THIS TEST (AND MANY OF THE OTHERS ON THIS SITE) SHOULD ALSO BE OF USE TO STUDENTS FOLLOWING OTHER ADVANCED LEVEL RELIGIOUS STUDIES COURSES. BEAR IN MIND THAT THESE TESTS ARE MEANT TO BE DIFFICULT. …

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Revision Test for the Edexcel syllabus on Utilitarianism

NOTE : THESE QUESTIONS ARE BASED ON THE COURSE NOTES ON UTILITARIANISM THAT CAN BE FOUND HERE. THIS TEST (AND MANY OF THE OTHERS ON THIS SITE) SHOULD ALSO BE OF USE TO STUDENTS FOLLOWING OTHER ADVANCED LEVEL RELIGIOUS STUDIES COURSES. BEAR IN MIND THAT THEY ARE MEANT TO BE DIFFICULT. FOR THIS REASON THEY …

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General A Level Course Notes On Religious Experience (OCR, AQA, Eduqas, Edexcel)

NOTE: These course notes cover aspects of all the current A Level specifications offered by OCR, AQA, Eduqas and Edexcel. However, they are not comprehensive. See also the separate post on William James and mystical experience which is more detailed and up to date than the treatment he gets here. For ease of revision, these …

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Philosophy of Religion – additional notes on conversion for the Edexcel syllabus

Extract from the Edexcel specification: 2.1 The nature of religious experience   a) Context of religious experience across religious traditions, range of definitions related to belief in God and/or ultimate reality, theistic and monistic views, ineffability, noetic, transience, passivity.   b) Types: conversion, prayer, meditation, mysticism, numinous. Relationship between religious experience and propositional and non-propositional …

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