The Death of Socrates

Study the fundamental problems of philosophy including the nature of god, as well as exploring philosophers like Descartes and Kant and their ideologies

Description

A Level Philosophy


Course code: 7172

Delivery method: Classroom / Online

Course duration: 24 Months

Entry requirements: No prior qualification needed

Award achieved: AQA A Level Philosophy

Awarding body: AQA

A Level Philosophy is a brilliant introduction to core philosophical themes and approaches. You will study the fundamental problems of philosophy including the nature of god, as well as exploring philosophers like Descartes and Kant and their ideologies.

Philosophy is a passion for many people and this A Level gives those learning at home a great opportunity to grapple with and enjoy the subject.

Overview / Skills

A Level Philosophy covers Epistemology, the concept of god, religious language as well as Utilitarianism, Dualism and Materialism, giving the student a comprehensive introduction to the subject.

This course is a natural partner to those studying A Levels in History, Classical Civilisations and Government and Politics. You will develop transferable skills like the development of reason and the ability to construct arguments.

  • Building and constructing powerful arguments.

  • Integrating themes and texts.

  • Developing a grounding in key philosophical concepts, themes, texts and techniques.

  • Developing reasoning ability as well as the skills to express themselves coherently and contribute to the process of debate.

  • The consideration of philosophical problems through the study of a key text.

Course outline

This course is divided into the following units:

1. Epistemology
2. Moral philosophy

 

 

3. Metaphysics of God

4. Metaphysics of mind