Situation Ethics

Various course notes/resources for the Edexcel A Level Religious Studies syllabus (may also help with OCR and AQA courses).

Revision test for the Edexcel syllabus on Situation Ethics

NOTE : THESE QUESTIONS ARE BASED ON THE COURSE NOTES FOR SITUATION ETHICS THAT CAN BE FOUND HERE AND HERE. COMMENTS ON THE ANTHOLOGY EXTRACT FROM WILLIAM BARCLAY’S ETHICS IN A PERMISSIVE SOCIETY CAN BE FOUND HERE. THIS TEST (AND MANY OF THE OTHERS ON THIS SITE) SHOULD ALSO BE OF USE TO STUDENTS FOLLOWING OTHER ADVANCED …

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Anthology Extract Commentary : Edexcel Paper 2 Extract 1: Ethics in a Permissive Society, by William Barclay (Collins 1971) Chapter 4, Situation Ethics, pp.69–91.

NOTE: Copyright issues may come into play at this point. So what you will find below are brief quotations from the extract followed by comments on them The full extract can be found HERE. See also HERE and HERE for course notes on Situation Ethics. This is another example of a curious and questionable choice of …

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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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