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Philosophy A Level at Queen Mary's College

Course description

Philosophers raise questions about issues that thoughtful people find puzzling. For example:

* Can you ever be sure about what others are thinking or feeling?
* Are you free to do what you choose to do?
* Are your moral beliefs any better than the next person’s?
* Can you distinguish between experiences of reality and experiences that occur in vivid dreams?

You will study Philosophy in two ways; first, by examining specific issues in the theory of knowledge, political philosophy and the philosophy of mind, and secondly by studying the work of a major philosopher. Both approaches involve asking questions, arguing, trying out ideas and generally wondering whether you can justify the beliefs you have.

Entry requirements

Course Entry requirements differ widely depending on course choices. Please contact the college for more information on 01256 417500

Assessment

100% examination

100% examination

How to apply

If you want to apply for this course, you will need to contact Queen Mary's College directly.

Last updated date: 12 August 2016

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