OCR Religious Ethics for AS and A2
Edited by Jon Mayled
Routledge – 2008 – 320 pages
OCR Religious Ethics for AS and A2 is a textbook for students of Advanced Subsidiary or Advanced Level courses, endorsed by OCR for use with the OCR GCE Religious Studies specification. The book covers all the topics of the Religious Ethics component of the A Level specification in an enjoyable and student-friendly fashion. This second edition has been restructured for the revised specification and now includes a section on business ethics.
Each chapter includes:
To maximize students' chances of exam success, the book includes a chapter dedicated to answering examination questions. The book comes complete with lively illustrations, a comprehensive glossary, a full bibliography and a companion website at www.routledge.com/textbooks/9780415468251.
Praise for the first edition:
'A long overdue Ethics text book for students which meets the criteria for the OCR specification in an interesting and clear way; it will provide valuable support for independent learning.' - J. Anderson, Assistant Examiner, Head of Religious Studies, Wyedean School, Gloucestershire
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
Jill Oliphant Robertson teaches Religious Studies at Angley School, Cranbrook, Kent. She is also an experienced examiner.
Jon Mayled is author and editor of many popular books for the GCE and GCSE specification.