Philosophy for A2: Philosophical Problems

Philosophy for A2: Philosophical Problems

by Michael Lacewing

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ISBN-13: 9780415458221
Publisher: Taylor & Francis
Publication date: 08/28/2009
Pages: 384
Product dimensions: 7.50(w) x 9.75(h) x 0.90(d)

About the Author

Michael Lacewing is Director of Research and Senior Lecturer in Philosophy at Heythrop College, University of London. He is founder of the company A Level Philosophy, and a consultant on philosophy at A Level for the British Philosophical Association.

Table of Contents

Introduction

Ch. 1 Philosophy of mind
Substance dualism
Reductive acccounts of the mind
Non-reductive materialism

Ch. 2 Political philosophy
Human nature and political organisation
Liberty
Rights
Justice
Nation states

Ch. 3 Epistemology and metaphysics
The refutation of scepticism
Knowledge, belief and justification
Universals and particulars
Objective knowledge

Ch. 4 Moral philosophy
Moral truth
The denial of moral truth
Moral decisions

Ch. 5 Philosophy of religion
Arguments for the existence of God
Reason and faith
Miracles
Making sense of religion

Ch. 6 Preparing for the exam
Revision
Exam technique

Glossary
Index

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