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Philosophy and Ethics A Level at The John Henry Newman RC School

Course description

• AS Ethics offers you the opportunity to consider the different
moral concepts and theories associated with moral decision
making, including Natural Law, Utilitarianism, Kantian ethics and
Christian ethical theories. As well as critically evaluating each
approach you also have the opportunity to apply these ethical
theories to the issues of abortion, genetic engineering, euthanasia
and issues relating to war and peace.
• In contrast, AS Philosophy introduces you to Ancient Greek and
Judeo-Christian influences on philosophy before exploring the
traditional arguments for the existence of God along with critical
analysis of the problem of evil and challenges presented to
religious belief by psychology and sociology.

Entry requirements

Five Grade B passes at GCSE, including RE and English

How to apply

If you want to apply for this course, you will need to contact The John Henry Newman RC School directly.

Last updated date: 24 November 2014
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Key information

  • Start date: Next September
  • Duration: 1-2 Years

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