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Course notes on Meta-Ethics (in the form of an exemplar answer) for students of the Edexcel syllabus

From the syllabus for Religion and Ethics (Paper 2): 4.1 Meta-Ethics Cognitive and non-cognitive uses of language, realism and anti-realism, language as factual or symbolic, the nature of ethical assertions as absolutist or relative, ethical naturalism, the naturalistic fallacy, the is–ought gap, the problem of the open question, ethical non-naturalism, intuitionism, prescriptivism.  b) Emotivism, the …

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Exemplar answer for Edexcel Paper 1 (Philosophy of Religion)

From the Paper 1 syllabus: 5.1 Context to critiques of religious belief and points for discussion   a) Respective strengths and weaknesses of religious beliefs. b) Alternative explanations, issues of probability and postmodern interpretations of religion. NOTE 1: the following answer does NOT include discussions of probability or postmodern interpretations of religion. NOTE 2 : …

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