Philosophy for A2 is an engaging textbook for the new AQA A2 Philosophy syllabus. Structured closely around the AQA specification this textbook covers the two units, Ethics and Philosophy of Mind, in a comprehensive and student-friendly way. All of the anthology texts are explained and commented on and woven into the discussion of the syllabus. With chapters on `How to Do Philosophy' and exam preparation this textbook provides students with the philosophical skills they need to succeed.
Each chapter includes:
explanation and commentary of the AQA anthology texts
comprehension questions to test understanding
discussion questions to generate evaluative argument
'going further' sections for advanced study
cross-references to help students make connections
bullet-point summaries of each topic.
The companion website hosts a wealth of further resources, including PowerPoint slides, flashcards, further reading, weblinks and handouts, all structured to accompany the textbook. It can be found at www.routledge.com/cw/alevelphilosophy.
Michael Lacewing is Senior Lecturer in Philosophy at Heythrop College, University of London. He is the founder of the company A Level Philosophy and a consultant on philosophy at A Level for the British Philosophical Association.
Introduction 1. How to do philosophy 2. Ethics 3. Philosophy of Mind 4. Preparing for the exam. Glossary Index