A Level Philosophy

Subject: Philosophy

Exam Syllabus: WJEC EDUQAS

Course leader: Mrs Collins

Welcome to Philosphy at APS!

Welcome to the world of deeply philosophical and ethical questioning.  You have clearly chosen to embark upon a course that will enable you to further develop your knowledge, understanding and skills that are appropriate to this programme.  You will develop your interest and enthusiasm for a rigorous study of philosophical and ethical issues and an understanding of how these relate to the wider world.

TASK SET

Prepare a presentation on a current ethical issue in the media outlining:

  • The topic
  • Debate surrounding your chosen topic
  • Ethical issues arising from your chosen topic

Oral presentation should be around 5 minutes and should include either:

  • Newspaper article

Or

  • Media news clip

To discover more about the subject at a higher level:

  • We would suggest you familiarise yourselves with the following books:
    • The God Delusion by Richard Dawkins
    • The Puzzle of God by Peter Vardy

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