Philosophy of Religion for AS Level

Philosophy of Religion for AS Level

by Michael B. Wilkinson, Hugh N. Campbell
     
 

This comprehensive and easy to use textbook is endorsed by OCR for use with the Philosophy of Religion unit of the OCR AS Religious Studies specification.

KEY FEATURES

* Co-authored by experienced examiners
* "Stretch and Challenge" material for advanced students
* Timeline of philosophers
* Appendix on revision notes
* Each chapter includes

Overview

This comprehensive and easy to use textbook is endorsed by OCR for use with the Philosophy of Religion unit of the OCR AS Religious Studies specification.

KEY FEATURES

* Co-authored by experienced examiners
* "Stretch and Challenge" material for advanced students
* Timeline of philosophers
* Appendix on revision notes
* Each chapter includes
• essential new vocabulary with definitions
• extracts from primary texts
• examination tips
• discussion topics and practice exam questions
• suggestions for further reading

Fundamental concepts covered include arguments for the existence of God, including the Ontological, Cosmological, Moral and Teleological Arguments, as well as challenges to faith from the Problem of Evil and other sources. Background material from Ancient Philosophy and the Judaeo-Christian tradition is explained, and there are specially developed sections on Boethius and the Divine Attributes and Modern Science, both new to the specification.

A particular feature of this book is substantial "Stretch and Challenge" material throughout which allows students to develop further.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781847065407
Publisher:
Bloomsbury Academic
Publication date:
04/28/2009
Pages:
160
Product dimensions:
6.60(w) x 9.50(h) x 0.60(d)

Meet the Author

Michael B. Wilkinson lectures at Sussex Downs college and has over 30 years experience of teaching philosophical topics at university, seminary and college level. He is a senior examiner for a major awarding body and a Visiting Lecturer at the University of Brighton, UK.

Hugh N. Campbell is a principal examiner for a major awarding body and has been teaching philosophy of religion for 20 years.

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