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Lytchett Minster Philosophy, Religion and Ethics. YouTube Channel I Think Therefore I Teach. BBC Teach - Free primary and secondary school teacher resources. BBC Radio 4 - A History of Ideas - Episode guide. St Bon's RE Dept - Videos. LEOPOLD & LOEB. Oxford's Free Introduction to Philosophy: Stream 41 Lectures. You don't need to go to Oxford to study philosophy.

Oxford's Free Introduction to Philosophy: Stream 41 Lectures

Not when it will come to you. Above, find a playlist that features 41 lectures from Oxford's course called General Philosophy. Here's what it has to offer: A series of lectures delivered by Peter Millican to first-year philosophy students at the University of Oxford. The lectures comprise of the 8-week General Philosophy course, delivered to first year undergraduates. Philosophers covered in the course include Aristotle, Descartes, Hobbes, Locke, Berkeley and Hume. The lectures can be accessed on YouTube, iTunes or the Web. Follow Open Culture on Facebook and Twitter and share intelligent media with your friends. St Bon's RE Dept - Podcasts. Philosophy and Ethics. Learn Philosophy, from the Ancients to the Moderns, with 350 Animated Videos.

Philosophy is not an idle pursuit of leisured gentlemen and tenured professors, though the life circumstances of many a philosopher might make us think otherwise.

Learn Philosophy, from the Ancients to the Moderns, with 350 Animated Videos

The foremost example of a privileged philosopher is Marcus Aurelius, famous expositor of Stoicism, and also, incidentally, Emperor of Rome. Yet we must also bear in mind that Epictetus, the other most famous expositor of Stoicism, whom Aurelius quotes repeatedly in his Meditations, was born a slave. What Does it Mean to Be Religious? 400 Bites podcast interviews arranged by theme. This list has been compiled by the amazing Seth Adelman.

400 Bites podcast interviews arranged by theme

These links should take you to the interviews. To offer comments about this list, please contact Nigel (via email link in lefthand column of this weblog) or Seth (biteslist AT comcast DOT net). Please let us know if you find any incorrect or broken links! BBC clip links (previously on bitesize) The Panpsycast. Writing A Level Essays. E/O Essays – Philosophy, Ethics and Religious Studies essay guidance for students. Writing Religious Studies Essays. A Level Answer Plan with Guide DFI.

“What does that mean?” Understanding AS Ethics Questions – I Think Therefore I Teach. Achieving top marks in your AS Ethics exam is not just based on writing an excellent part a) and part b) answer (check out Must Know: C grade Minimum and Writing the ‘Perfect’ Part B)) because you actually need to understand what the question is looking for in the first place.

“What does that mean?” Understanding AS Ethics Questions – I Think Therefore I Teach

Misunderstanding the question = fail. So here are my tips on understanding what your ethics questions are actually looking for. Understanding the question: Moral issues/ Moral decisions: these words are used in part a) questions a lot. Maximizing AO2 marks… At the moment I am working on strategies to maximize AO2 marks, both for the new GCSE and the new A Level.

Maximizing AO2 marks…

Inspired by Lucy Beng’s recent Facebook post and the discussion it generated, I thought I would blog about my ideas here. Over time I have come round to advising all my students to take a conclusion-first approach, avoiding the twin traps of just describing different points of view and running out of time before developing a proper conclusion. OCR A Level Religious Studies: Practice Questions. 1.

OCR A Level Religious Studies: Practice Questions

Plato’s theory of the forms is unconvincing! Discuss (40) 2. There are no absolutes in Ethics; all values are relative. Critically evaluate this view. (40) 3. Year 13 - Homework Booklet - Part 1 (Year 1 Content) Metaphysics and the limits of science. Is physical science – as some people say – omnicompetent?

Metaphysics and the limits of science

Can it (that is) answer all possible questions? If, for instance, we ask why human beings sometimes behave so appallingly – or how we know that they shouldn't behave so appallingly; or what is the best way to deal with inner conflicts; or whether depression is a physical or a mental trouble – can we look to the physical sciences for an answer? How would we even start to hunt for it there? This idea that science is an all-purpose oracle dealing with every kind of question is surely very odd. Yet that promise was confidently launched in the 1930s and has proved a very powerful myth. "Two hundred years later this programme for a self-sufficient science has succeeded beyond the dreams of its inventors … The major puzzles of existence have been pulled to pieces [by] all-conquering and consuming scientific rationality.

PLC Ethics Theme 3 ABC CMB. Faculty of Theology and Religion. KS2/3 Transition Knowledge Organiser. Year 13 - Homework Booklet - Part 1 (Year 1 Content) How to believe. How to Get an A in A Level Religious Studies. The holidays are ending and a new term is upon us.

How to Get an A in A Level Religious Studies

With a fresh group of Year 12 students chomping a the bit to get started on their A level course, I thought I'd post a few tips on what you need to do to get an A or A* Grade in A level Religious Studies, though I'm sure many of the points apply just as well to other subjects. Most of them are pretty straightforward, but in my experience, successful students tend to do the basics consistently and do them well. So here we go...Put the work in. Attend every lesson, complete all the work set. Get Revising. How to write better essays: 'nobody does introductions properly'. As the government begins its crackdown on essay mill websites, it’s easy to see just how much pressure students are under to get top grades for their coursework these days.

How to write better essays: 'nobody does introductions properly'

But writing a high-scoring paper doesn’t need to be complicated. We spoke to experts to get some simple techniques that will raise your writing game. Tim Squirrell is a PhD student at the University of Edinburgh, and is teaching for the first time this year. Watching videos. MrMcMillanREvis. Revision Timetable Maker / Study Planner. Condense & Expand – revision technique no. 2 – Sixth Form Savvy. First of All – Understand Before you start trying to learn stuff, make sure you understand it.

Condense & Expand – revision technique no. 2 – Sixth Form Savvy

It will make life a lot easier. I always liken this to a jigsaw puzzle. If you had to memorise a jigsaw puzzle and then go away and redraw it you wouldn’t learn each piece individually, it would be impossible (I’m talking 500 piece puzzle here). You would put the puzzle together so it makes sense, then draw it. If you don’t understand ask. Condense and Expand This is quite a simple 4 step revision technique. Step 1 – Simplify Choose a sub-topic. The really important thing is not to copy. When you’ve finished, test yourself. Step 2 – Condense. Revision is about quality not quantity. The run-up to exam season is a tense time.

Students and teachers clock up extra hours as the revision timetable takes hold. But do these extra hours have an impact? Copyright Licensing Agency. This article describing JS Mill as an 'inveterate annotator' prompted me to ruminate on the place of scribbling in the margin. Obviously it's a tremendous coup to be able to see the internal workings of a mind like Mill's. But his motivations for annotating - to 'marshall all of the information' he was reading - and what it shows about him - his gut reaction to what he read, his vacillating opinions and his more evolved judgements - can apply to us all. It made me think about when I first began teaching, and how militant I was about students not writing on photocopies. “Friendship is the source of the greatest pleasures, and without friends even the most agreeable pursuits become tedious.” ― Thomas Aquinas. What is Philosophy?: Crash Course Philosophy #1.

St Bon's RE Dept - Learning Science. Notes for students - Mel Thompson. Latest addition to this page... I have added an article, originally published in 'Dialogue', entitled 'Can Natural Law escape Aquinas? ' to augment the notes on Natural Law for keen students and the general reader. Squashed Philosophers -       HOME. Home - Philosophical Investigations. The Tablet. Welcome to The Tablet's Student Zone, a resource for sixth-form and undergraduate students of Religious Studies and related subjects around the world, for their teachers, and for anyone else who would like to find out more about the "big questions" of life.

Aquinas_rs presentations. Philosophy for AS and A Level. Great websites & digital resources for teaching philosophy & ethics. Cognitive biases. The importance of the Creed. In the last few posts, I have been taking some passages from the Nicene Creed as the text of which to say something about the content of our faith. Here I want to finish by saying something about why there is the need for a Creed.

Amidst the heroics we witness in the Acts of the Apostles, we are shown that weeds grew alongside the good seed: in Paul’s letters, in those of John, Peter and Jude, we see constant warnings about ‘false teachers’ and false interpretations of the Good News. The teachings warned against are with us still. There were, and are, those who take the view Jesus was a man; the Church reads the Scriptures it gives us through the Spirit and tells us he was God and Man, of one substance with the Father. Ten years of 'Summorum Pontificum': Tradition vs. traditionalism - La Croix International.

Philosophy - RE Definitions – a new app for RE teachers. ETHICS HANDBOOK. Philosophy unedited A2.