Description - Philosophy for AS and A2 by Elizabeth Burns
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 preface by Nigel Warburton, author of Philosophy: The Basics , a team of experienced teachers of the philosophy A Level 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 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 requir
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Author Biography - Elizabeth Burns
Stephen Law is the author of The Philosophy Files (Orion 2000), The Outer Limits (Orion 2003) and The Philosophy Gym (Headline 2003). Elizabeth Burns is Lecturer in Philosophy at Heythrop College.