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OCR Religious Ethics for AS and A2

2nd Edition

By Jill Oliphant

Edited by Jon Mayled

Routledge – 2008 – 320 pages

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    978-0-415-46825-1
    June 26th 2008

Description

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:

  • a list of key issues, to introduce students to the topic
  • OCR specification checklist, to allow students to see which topics from the specification are covered in each chapter
  • explanations of key terminology
  • exam-style practice questions
  • self-test review questions
  • helpful summaries
  • annotated further reading suggestions.

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.

Reviews

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

Contents

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

Author Bio

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.

Name: OCR Religious Ethics for AS and A2: 2nd Edition (Paperback)Routledge 
Description: By Jill OliphantEdited by Jon Mayled. 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...
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