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Writing a Philosophy Essay

When writing a Philosophy essay, your task is two fold: (1) explain a viewpoint clearly, (2)...
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How To Write A Philosophy Essay At A Level (AQA)

Examiners are looking for three things: Clear, detailed arguments (AO1/AO2); an effective...
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"Think" by Simon Blackburn

I recommend "Think" by Simon Blackburn. Philosophy is always best when a child and a professor...
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  • AS Philosophy - Course Overview

    Mr. Russo A-level Philosophy Tutor (South West London) Picture AQA AS level Philosophy - Course overview The course has two units which are each divided into three topics. Unit 1 - Epistemology Perception Direct realism Indirect realism Idealism   The Origins of Knowledge Rationalism Empiricism   The Definition of Knowledge Propositional knowledge The...
  • Dialogue - Perception

    Mr. Russo A-level Philosophy Tutor (South West London) Picture Perception   Rene: I had a bad dream last night, do you want to know what happened? Shabina: What happened? Rene: Well I dreamt that I was born in a room right, and I was never allowed to leave this room. When I had grown up I was told by my captor, a masked man, that there was a world outside,...
  • Do you want to know why you are here?

    Amy Hemingway A-level Philosophy Tutor (Oxford) Picture Philosophy and Religious Studies are subjects which allow us to delve into the greatest questions about life and the universe, and look at varying answers to these enigmas throughout the history of humankind. Neither subject promises to give us the answers, in fact I was once told that by...

 

  • Kids and Adults...it's all the same really.

    University Philosophy Tutor (North London) Picture When I first started teaching Logic to MA students I found something weird...it's just like teaching children! I have taught in different schools to different levels but even on 30+ years old, my 'I'm not going to continue until you stop talking' face skill works.  That's the thing about...
  • Writing a Philosophy Essay Editor's Pick

    Dr Tim Pritchard A-level Philosophy Tutor (West London) Picture When writing a Philosophy essay, your task is two fold: (1) explain a viewpoint clearly, (2) evaluate that viewpoint. As a useful template, you can split the task into three parts: Present, Explain, Evaluate. Present the view which you will be discussing. Give a brief outline of the...
  • Virtue Ethics (tutorial plan sample)

    Dr Thomas Giourgas A-level Philosophy Tutor (Edinburgh) Picture Virtue ethics' central concepts, virtue, practical wisdom and eudaimonia It suffered a momentary eclipse during the nineteenth century but re-emerged in the late 1950's in Anglo-American philosophy. Anscombe: Modern Moral Philosophy à crystallized an increasing dissatisfaction with the forms...