What is Philosophy & Ethics?
An introduction to the A Level Philosophy & Ethics course
Investigating epistemology through assumption-questioning and a reading of natural moral law.
Researching Plato's analogy of the cave and assessing its usefulness as a theory. It should take students 1-2 hours. They will write a 750 word essay.
Research the role of women in Christianity and the Church. Research the role of Christian feminism.
Use your research to help you answer the following question:
1. Examine the different views within Christianity on the role of women. (40%)
2. Assess the claim that the feminist movement has had very little impact on the role of women. (60%) (Suggested word limit – 1000 for 1 and 2 combined)
USEFUL RESOURCES TO COMPLETE THIS TASK:
OTHER PREPARATORY WORK:
Read the novel 'Sophie's World' - it will give a strong knowledge and skill base to start the course with.
SPECIALIST EQUIPMENT FOR THE COURSE:
Students will need to purchase one textbook per year.
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