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Philosophy A Level at Highfields School

Course description

The study of philosophical ideas about knowledge, concepts of God, ethics and understanding the mind.

Course content

AS Course content
Epistemology - Explores our immediate objects of
perception, what knowledge is and where knowledge comes from.
Philosophy of Religion - Examines different arguments for the existence of God and how these are expressed through experiences and language.
A2 Course content
Ethics - The exploration of ethical theories and how we decide what is morally right and how this is expressed through ethical language.
Philosophy of Mind - Study of the mind and body and the connection between the two, dualism or materialism.


100% Examination

Future opportunities

  • Education
  • Journalism
  • Law
  • Politics and Government
  • Developmental work
  • Charity and non-profit work
  • Health Care

How to apply

If you want to apply for this course, you will need to contact Highfields School directly.

Last updated date: 21 July 2016

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