Peters, (NYU, 1967);Aristotle, , tr.

The philosophy essay writing masterclass teaches the core knowledge and skills needed to answer the OCR's exam questions. This includes an introduction to the examiners' A01 & A02 assessment objectives.

These fundamental essay writing and exam techniquue skills are then developed by writing a series of essays, carefully selected to develop their understanding of each topic systematically.

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Urmson (Oxford, 1998);Sarah Broadie, (Oxford, 1995); and, ed.

Brink,  (Cambridge, 1989);Bernard Williams,  (Harvard, 1986);T.

Tannsjo, (Coronet, 1976); andAndrew Minase, (iUniverse, 2000).

Thus, for example, when parents tell their children, "We only want to help you avoid our mistakes," they are constructing a metanarrative that justifies the imposition of rules of conduct they are unwilling to follow themselves.

Recommended Reading:Jean-Francois Lyotard, , tr.

is a 2005 (hardcover release: 2005, paperback release: 2008) by professor defending . The book expands on Huemer's early writing defending .

supposed that the deliberate subversion of prominent metanarratives is a significant tool of .

Nicola (Cambridge, 1995);Laurence R.

In (1978), (1983), and (1994),Midgley uses ethological studies of animal behavior to develop principles for that explicitly extend its concerns to include the welfare of .

Goldman, (Berg, 1998); andAndrew Benjamin, (Routledge, 1991).

As a friend of and the father of, James Mill exerted an important influence on the development of by arguing that since each individual acts in self-interest, any collection of people must therefore act in the interest of the whole.

Robinson (Oxford, 1999);Thomas Nagel, (Oxford, 1999);Stephen P.

Although many contemporary philosophers accept some form of, they often rely on or methods of analyzing mental events and upon the achievements of .

by Georges Van Den Abbeele (Minnesota, 1999) andJean-Francois Lyotard, , tr.

by Jaegwon Kim and Ernest Sosa (Blackwell, 1999); andD.

Meta-ethical theories typically offer an account of moral language and its uses together with an explanation of the logical relations between assertions of.

Press of Am., 1986);Nicholas Rescher,  (Blackwell, 2001); andKai Nielsen,  (Westview, 1996).

In (1829) Mill defended a strictly psychology.

The OCR board's Philosophy & Ethics A2 level specification emphasises the same aims and objectives as the AS level; however, as a comparison of the assessment objectives shows, much greater emphasis is placed on the evaluation of argument.

A2 Philosophy & Ethics is split into two corresponding papers:

From  onwards, many philosophers have tried to determine  (and how many of each) exist.

For a discussion of his life and works, see .

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