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What will I study in A Level Philosophy?

For more information about the specification, please go to: http://www.aqa.org.uk/subjects/philosophy/as-and-a-level/philosophy-7172/introduction

Topics:

Moral Philosophy

  • Utilitarian ethics
  • Kantian Ethics
  • Virtue Ethics
  • Applied Ethics
  • Meta Ethics

Epistemology

  • Knowledge and perception

The Metaphysics of God

  • The concept and nature of God
  • Arguments relating to the existence of God

The Metaphysics of Mind

  • What is meant by ‘mind’
  • Dualist theories
  • Physicalist theories
  • Functionalism

Where does A Level Philosophy lead?

Philosophy develops your critical thinking skills and is excellent preparation for study of philosophy at university as well as law, history, medicine and PPE.