You could then teach yourself sociology and philosophy- or whatever combination. However, if I were you, I'd wait for the exam results first. Alternatively, as it has already been suggested, it would make sense to give the re-sitting a second thought- I mean it would be much easier to re-take the A2 exams than to start a completely new A-Level comprising both AS and A2. Actually, I could also.
Designed for you and your students Our new AS and A-level Philosophy qualifications are designed to give your students a thorough grounding in the key concepts and methods of philosophy. Students will have the opportunity to engage with big questions in a purely secular context.
When you write a philosophy essay, remember that you need to have a clear thesis and develop an argument. The introduction is a very important part of your essay: here you need to clearly state what your thesis is and how you intend to defend it. You should make it as simple as possible for your reader to follow your argument in the main body.Students at A-level will also explore further questions including: “Is the concept of God incoherent?” and “What is mind?” We’ve made our specifications even clearer and easier to understand, updating the content and making sure the work of women philosophers is clearly represented.OCR A-Level Religious Studies (commonly referred to in schools as 'Philosophy and Ethics') is a dynamic course introducing students to some of the fundamental questions in theology and philosophy. These include questions about the nature of God, what it means to be a human being, what is right and wrong and the relationship between mind and body.
A strong pass in Philosophy is worth a lot in academic terms. Indeed, A Level Philosophy is recognised by top universities as one of the most intellectually challenging Further Education courses. Importantly, A Level Philosophy hones your skills of analysis and your ability to construct solid arguments.Read More
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Politics A-Level will give you a good understanding of the factors that are driving change all around us and how to make a difference yourself. Unless we understand how the government works, we will never be able to play a full and active part in society. We will always be on the receiving end of other people’s wisdom, rather than being in a position to advance our own agenda. The study of.Read More
I teach and learn at the same time. Whenever I prepare a lesson or conduct research I have a chance to perfect my knowledge. My students teach me lessons which I am willing to learn: cultural differences, psychological issues, and interpersonal communication. Being a teacher I raise my personal bar higher, there is always a room for perfection.Read More
No knowledge of Philosophy is presupposed by the course at Cambridge. It is essential, however, to have done some advance reading, and this list is provided for guidance. The aim has been to list mainly works of original philosophy and to list only such works as can (with more or less effort) be understood by people new to the subject. Please do not be discouraged if you find the books.Read More
Practice the act of writing: If you haven’t written an essay in a long while, practice writing with a pen! It is all too easy nowadays to complete coursework or essays on a computer, laptop or tablet, but you will need to spend roughly two-three hours manually writing your response in an exam. The quicker you can write (without impacting on legibility), the more points you can aim to achieve.Read More
The fact that, as you work on an essay, new points and alternative strategies will occur to you illustrates another important ideal in writing philosophy essay not under unseen-examination conditions: give yourself plenty of time. If you leave the essay to the last minute, you risk coming up with something half-baked and incoherent. If you start on it a few days ahead of the deadline, you will.Read More
Philosophy essay writing for first year students. 1. Making a Point. The key is to get out of the A-level mentality. Start moving towards the idea of a journal article. The point of a journal article is to convince people of a point; it is not to cover the ground. So take your question, and argue for a particular answer to it. Reading and understanding is necessary for the answer to be mature.Read More
Published in the Teach Yourself series, 2014. My philosophy book about the ethical force of telling and untelling stories. This one was published by Bloomsbury in 2013. Fiction Books. I write fiction for adults and chilren. My books often engage with the places where myths, stories and philosophies meet. I’ve written stories based on the Chinese Book of Changes, retellings of Greek Myth.Read More