Structured directly around the specification of the OCR, this is the definitive textbook for students of Advanced Subsidiary or Advanced Level courses. The updated third edition covers all the necessary topics for Religious Ethics in an enjoyable student-friendly fashion. Each chapter includes:
a list of key issues
OCR specification checklist
explanations of key terminology
overviews of key scholars and theories
self-test review questions
exam practice questions.
To maximise students' chances of success, the book contains a section dedicated to answering examination questions. It comes complete with diagrams and tables, lively illustrations, a comprehensive glossary and full bibliography. Additional resources are available via the companion website.
The author: Jill Oliphant teaches Religious Studies at Angley School in Kent. She is also an experienced examiner. The editor: Jon Mayled has been a Chief Examiner for Religious Studies. He is a freelance writer and editor.
Part 1: AS Ethics 1. What is Ethics? 2. Moral Absolutism and Moral Relativism 3. Natural Moral Law 4. Kant 5. Utilitarianism 6. Religious Ethics - Christian Ethics 7. Medical Ethics 1 - Abortion and the Right to a Child 8. Medical Ethics 2 - Euthanasia and the Right to Life 9. Medical Ethics 3 - Genetic Engineering and Embryo Research 10. War and Peace Part 2: A2 Ethics 11. Meta-ethics - The Language of Ethics 12. Virtue Ethics 13. Free Will and Determinism 14. Conscience 15. Environmental and Business Ethics 16. Sexual Ethics