Philosophy A Level revision course in London (Easter)


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Why do an Easter Revision course in Philosophy at Ashbourne?

The Philosophy Easter Revision course will be taught by Michael Peat. Michael has a very broad academic background as his first degree was in Physics and he holds a doctorate in Theology. Students will benefit from his vast experience as well as from the small group size and individual attention, a key feature of the Easter Revision programme at Ashbourne.

There will be revision of the following areas:

Perception, direct realism, indirect realism, Berkeley’s idealism, the definition of knowledge, the tripartite view, concept empiricism, Locke’s arguments against innatism

The concept of God
The concept of God as omniscient and omnipotent, its compatibility with the concept of free human beings, arguments relating to the existence of God, the argument from design, the cosmological argument, the problem of evil.

There will be revision of the following areas:

Ethical theories: How do we decide what it is morally right to do?
Utilitarianism, Kantian deontological ethics, Aristotle’s virtue ethics, ethical language, cognitivism, non-cognitivism.

Philosophy of Mind
The mind–body problem, dualism, materialism, logical/analytical behaviourism, mind–brain type identity theory, functionalism, eliminative materialism.

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