Structured directly around the specification of the AQA, this is the definitive textbook for students of Advanced Subsidiary or Advanced Level courses. It covers all the necessary topics for Religious Ethics in an enjoyable student-friendly fashion. Each chapter includes: * a list of key issues * AQA specification checklist * explanations of key terminology * helpful summaries * self-test review questions * exam practice questions. To maximise students' chances of exam success, the book contains a section dedicated to answering examination questions. It comes complete with lively illustrations, a comprehensive glossary, full bibliography and a companion website.
Jill Oliphant teaches Religious Studies at Angley School in Kent. She is also an experienced examiner. Jon Mayled has been a Chief Examiner for Religious Studies. He is a freelance writer and editor. Anne Tunley is Head of Religious Studies at Gateways School in Leeds and an experienced examiner.
List of illustrations. Acknowledgements. How to use this book. Answering examination questions. Timeline: Scientists, Ethicists and Thinkers 1. What is Ethics? AS Unit A Religion and Ethics 1 2. Utilitarianism 3. Situation Ethics 4. Religious teaching on the nature and value of human life 5. Abortion 6. Euthanasia and the right to life AS Unit B Religion and Ethics 2 7. Kant 8. Natural law 9. Religious views of the created world 10.Environment, both local and world wide A2 Unit 3A Religion and Ethics 11. Libertarianism 12. Virtue ethics 13. Religious views on sexual behaviour and human relationships 14. Science and technology Unit 4C 15. Ways of moral decision-making. Glossary. Bibliography. Index.